Wisconsin’s Collections of Colonies of Bees have existed in a number of forms for two decades, starting as a duo made up of Chris Rosenau and Jon Mueller (Mueller now focuses solely on his post-rock band Pele). With the group’s upcoming album, HAWAII, they've added singer Marielle Allschwang, making it the first Collections of Colonies of Bees album with a vocalist. Our song of the day, “Ruins,” is the album's lead single. The pulsing, six-and-a-half minute song meanders semi-aimlessly, tricking listeners into thinking it's over many times before its actual ending. HAWAII is out this Friday, July 13 via Polyvinyl.
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is "Seventeen" by Sharon Van Etten, from the 2019 album Remind Me Tomorrow on Jagjaguwar.
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is "Basquiat" by Ibibio Sound Machine, a digital bonus track from the 2019 album Doko Mien on M...
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is "Getting in a Van Again" by Fruit Bats, a 2018 single on Merge Records.