The female-fronted Baltimore duo Wye Oak used to be called Monarch. Wonder if they changed their name after being confused with Monarch!, the female-fronted French doom band? No confusion, really: The noisy, swirling, multi-layered, shoegazing pop of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack has more velocity, girl. Speaking of Maryland, and all.
Wye Oak – “Warning” (MP3)