Something in the Water EP, are draped in celestial keyboards and Seasons’ glimmering guitar as Moody softly intones her eerie melodies. Bay Area collective The Seshen pump out more of an electronic dance-pop sound that’s lit up by Lalin St. Juste’s soulfully contemplative singing on their new album, Flames & Figures. Locals Miss Jupiter prefer a psychedelic glam-rock approach in delivering singer Michelle Rose’s starry-eyed revelations.
Summer’s already gone, but Haunted Summer are nonetheless a band for all seasons — and not just because much of their music is crafted by guitarist John Seasons. He and his wife/singer, Bridgette Eliza Moody, conjure entrancing moods that take listeners out of this time and place and transport them into a dreamy otherworld. Slowly unwinding idylls such as “All Around,” from the Highland Park group’s