Poliça | Driving

Poliça announce a new LP coming, “When We Stay Alive” (Jan. 31), a tour and streams for two new tracks, “trash in bed” and “Driving”, the latter of which can be heard below. Poliça lead singer Channy Leaneagh fell off her roof while clearing ice in early 2018 and smashed her L1 vertebrae and battered…

Poliça | United Crushers

Poliça’s debut record Give You the Ghost (2012) began uniquely, with lush lounge and experimental electronic music best heard through songs like “I See My Mother” and “Lay Your Cards Out” — exquisite lead singer Channy Leaneagh tinkering with the pitch of her vocals. Sure, we’ve heard other musicians shift pitch to varying effect. But this was something different. The…

Poliça | I Need $ // So Leave (Video)

Poliça lead singer Channy Leaneagh and video director Isaac Ravishankara create an interesting concept video out of the two pretty closing tracks “I Need $ // So Leave” from off the 2013 release “Shulamith” (Mom + Pop Records). Watch the video below, and follow Channy as a maid at a motel, in a kind of…

Poliça | Warrior Lord (Video)

Poliça have a new video for the song “Warrior Lord”, from off the band’s upcoming October 22nd LP release, “Shulamith”. The video was directed by Isaac Gale and David Jensen. It’s full of underwater scenes, featuring a couple of nymph-like ladies, bathed in sunlight and orange-blue hues.  — David D. Robbins Jr.

Poliça | Smug

Poliça posted a new track, “Smug”, from off their forthcoming release, “Shulamith”, out October 22 on Mom+Pop (US), and on the 21st via Memphis Industries in the UK. The new song is closer to the style of songs off 2012’s “Give You the Ghost”, riding the beauty of Channy Leaneagh’s seductive vocal distortion. For Their Bated Breath…

Poliça | Chain My Name

Poliça released a new single, “Chain My Name”, the first song from off the Minnesota group’s new album “Shulamith”, coming out October 22 on Mom+Pop (US), and on the 21st via Memphis Industries in the UK. This song follows the successful release of last year’s debut LP, “Give You the Ghost”, and the 2013 release…

Poliça | Tiff (feat. Justin Vernon)

Poliça have been playing a new swanked-out track “Tiff” at places like Shepherd’s Bush in London and at the Coachella Festival, where they were joined on stage by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. I’m a bit late to the news that there’s a streaming version of it up now on the band’s soundcloud page. But here…

Poliça | PitchforkTV Documentary

PitchforkTV.com posted a new documentary in it’s series that looks at a variety of bands. This time around it focuses on Minnesota’s Poliça, and it’s stunning lead singer, Channy Leaneagh. This 9-minute documentary finds the band talking about what it’s like to become progressively more well known, how Channy creates music while raising her daughter,…