With all due respect to Ty Segall, there haven’t been many killer releases so far this year. Lucky for me, a ton of great 2017 records eluded my attention when they first dropped — records like One Stroke at a Time by Edgar!
It’s the fourth project from Edgar!, a San Francisco-based bedroom pop artist that combines dreamy synths with moody experimental guitars. The entire album — particularly lead single “Dreamer,” our Song of the Day — is lush and hypnotic, with undercurrent of emotion. Listen (and go buy it) via Bandcamp: