Florist is here to make friends

The deep connection among Florist's four members has always been central to the band's music. After some time apart, the musicians reconnected to make Florist's most open-hearted, ambitious album yet.

Sour Widows, 'Witness'

A song about a monumental loss, "Witness" starts off languid and pensive before the desperation ratchets up, its beautifully tangled guitars turning menacing.

Inside Soccer Mommy's widescreen world

Private, isolating thoughts have always been central in Sophie Allison's songs, but Sometimes, Forever breaks new ground, using the studio to blow those feelings up to arresting scale.