What’s New In Music This Week

This Week: Megafaun’s fourth album is for cloud-watching; Jens Lekman’s charming little stories; Nurses’ elastic freak folk is fun; Besnared Lakes release the score to web documentary Welcome To Pine Point; UK moody pop outfit Veronica Falls combine morbid thoughts with a preppy package.

Nurses “Fever Dreams”

Portland, OR trio Nurses make shaggy, psychedelic pop that is akin to Animal Collective at their most lucid: reverbed, layered and catchy. This is the first track on the upcoming Dracula, the follow up to 2009’s Apple’s Acre.