The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Days of Abandon

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Days of Abandon

                      Pains of Being Pure at Heart Days of Abandon Yebo Noise-pop outfit The Pains of Being Pure at Heart released the single Simple and Sure, off their upcoming album Days of Abandon. Kip Berman’s bedroom aesthetic takes on a new arrangement with additions Alex Naidus […]

04.07.2014 · Filled under: New Release · No Comments »
Blog Share #29 – BONG Magazine – FUTURE / Stay Behind / Review

Blog Share #29 – BONG Magazine – FUTURE / Stay Behind / Review

Future pieces roamed our dreams long ago. Disappear or dance: listening to this second EP, confusion has gripped us. Shoegaze is a bad psychic grass which it is impossible to get rid of…read more

04.06.2014 · Filled under: Blog Share · No Comments »
Bandcamp Spotlight #15 – Kindling

Bandcamp Spotlight #15 – Kindling

I received a CDR from these guys recently and even though it is a little rough and could stand a good professional mastering job, the tunes are raw and catchy in a Velocity girl kind of way. Nice and looking forward to hearing more. Spare Room by Kindling Facebook

04.05.2014 · Filled under: Bandcamp Spotlight · No Comments »
Should – The Great Pretend / Review

Should – The Great Pretend / Review

Should The Great Pretend Words-On-Music Austin-based band Should is one of those groups that creeps up on you and takes you by surprise. Their music is subtle, delicate, and serves up exquisite harmonies, insightful lyrics, gentle key washes, and tranquil tunes for chilling out. On the first few listens, I was reminded of The Weepies, […]

03.30.2014 · Filled under: Review · No Comments »
Pixies / EP3 / And New LP

Pixies / EP3 / And New LP

Please refer back to my posting regarding EP1 and just apply here… This is the third and final installment in this three part EP series that apparently also has been turned into a LP OF THE EXACT SAME TRACKS! NOT EVEN A EXTRA TRACK OR TWO!   Yes I will order it, but come on… they […]

03.26.2014 · Filled under: New Release · No Comments »
Young Lovers – Interview

Young Lovers – Interview

Young Lovers Facebook Tumblr My love for sonic textures has led me through indexes of online music forums, internet fan-groups, and more Bandcamp and Soundcloud pages than I care to remember. It’s justified the countless hours I spend reading band bios and gear discussions, and for a while the only shows I ever bothered to […]

03.20.2014 · Filled under: Interview · No Comments »
Bandcamp Spotlight #14 – Best Friend

Bandcamp Spotlight #14 – Best Friend

Best Friend  Welcome to Best Friend, a Nashville-based dream pop project of Peter and David McCarville, Brad King, and Greg Lancaster that has gained considerable traction since its inception in 2011. The  debut EP Going Away, 5 songs of jangly guitars and introspective lyrics, was a quiet first step for the band. Their eponymous album […]

03.10.2014 · Filled under: Bandcamp Spotlight · No Comments »
Dead Leaf Echo – True Deep Sleeper / Review

Dead Leaf Echo – True Deep Sleeper / Review

Dead Leaf Echo True Deep Sleeper Moon Sounds This four song EP from Texas imprint Moon Sounds presents a wide variety of styles all condensed into four songs. Let’s start with the obvious track, “So Wrong” which sounds like a fantastic amalgamation of The Lucy Show backed by the fat bass lines you’d expect to […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Review · No Comments »
Forgotten Tracks #14 – Freezing Butterfly – Almost Lost My Mind

Forgotten Tracks #14 – Freezing Butterfly – Almost Lost My Mind

Tons of response from our last posting from this VERY obscure mini-disc by a band named FREEZING BUTTERFLY. Below are the tracks from the second mini-disc… “Almost Lost My Mind”. Enjoy!

03.02.2014 · Filled under: Forgotten Tracks · No Comments »
Swervedriver / ‘Deep Wound’ 7″

Swervedriver / ‘Deep Wound’ 7″

Swervedriver’s ‘Deep Wound’ is being released on 7″ by Tym Records. This is the first new Swervedriver music available on vinyl in America in 15+ years. Limited to just 300 copies on green vinyl, in a hand numbered sleeve, ‘Deep Wound’ is a classic slice of driving Swerve-rock, featuring backing vocals from Ride’s Mark Gardener. […]

03.01.2014 · Filled under: New Release · No Comments »
Dead Leaf Echo / true.deep.sleeper

Dead Leaf Echo / true.deep.sleeper

                New York Nouveau Wave band Dead Leaf Echo will be releasing their new 4-song EP true.deep.sleeper tomorrow, February 25th. It feels like only last week since we interviewed the group following their album debut Thought & Language. The album will also be available in 10″ vinyl, to be delivered on […]

02.24.2014 · Filled under: Music News · No Comments »
Video Of The Week #44 – Death And Vanilla – From Above

Video Of The Week #44 – Death And Vanilla – From Above

Death And Vanilla – From Above Footage from “Omega” by Donald Fox, ca. 1970 “From Above” is taken from a 7-inch single, with “Lux” on the b-side, released by The Great Pop Supplement 2013. greatpopsupplement.com/ deathandvanilla.bandcamp.com/ facebook.com/pages/Death-And-Vanilla/114660564210  

02.22.2014 · Filled under: Video Of The Week · No Comments »
BLACK HEARTED BROTHER ANNOUNCE NEW EP

BLACK HEARTED BROTHER ANNOUNCE NEW EP

Black Hearted Brother – aka Neil Halstead, Mark Van Hoen and Nick Holton – have announced the release of the ‘Got Your Love’ EP on March 31. It will be available from iTunes and all download retailers. The EP appears to be an edit of ‘Got Your Love’ as well as two remixes and a new unreleased […]

02.21.2014 · Filled under: New Release · No Comments »
Great Records You’re Not Listening To #4 – Tripping Daisy – Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb

Great Records You’re Not Listening To #4 – Tripping Daisy – Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb

Coming off the commercially successful album “I Am An Elastic Firecracker“, Tripping Daisy found themselves having grown immensely. They headed into the studio to put it down on tape. They invited Eric Drew Feldman along with them as well as a new drummer Ben Curtis and additional guitarist Philip Karnats. Feldman has worked with Captain Beefheart, The […]

Bandcamp Spotlight #13 – Dear Baby Deer

Bandcamp Spotlight #13 – Dear Baby Deer

We don’t post a lot that gets emailed to us (because it is mostly crap), but when hearing this first track I knew I had to. Dear Baby Deer are conjuring spirits from the likes of Madder Rose, Trespassers William, Red House Painters but with something fresh and new about it. Check out this blissful […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Bandcamp Spotlight · No Comments »