Monsters From Mars – ‘Punchbowl On A Plane’

‘Punchbowl On A Plane’ is 96 seconds of pure psyched out hilarity, its as if the Dead Kennedys had a fist fight with Dick Dale whilst heavily medicated! Download the ‘Creepy Creeps’ split single free here. Monsters From Mars hail from San Diego and have been at it since 2001. ‘Punchbowl On A Plane’ was earmarked for a split 7inch back in 2006 before it all fell through, shame. Monsters From Mars released ‘Surfing Through A Creepy Castle‘ via Tic Tac Totally Records back in 2009 featuring a cover of Britney Spears ‘Toxic’. I kid you not.

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Visit Monsters From Mars online @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.

We The Pigs – ‘Fly’

We The Pigs have recently posted a rework of their 2008 track ‘Fly’ (as heard via The Devil Has The Best Tuna). Originally a duo, the Swedish shoegaze pop act bolstered their line up last year to hit the live stage (playing at the Manka Boutique Pop Festival). As for an official release, or what to expect next, my guess is as good as yours!

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Visit We The Pigs @ Soundcloud @ Myspace.

White Blush – 'Without You'

Introducing LA’s Carol Rhyu aka White Blush. ‘Without You‘ is the stunning debut single from the solo artist who works alongside producer John Ho. Carol’s voice inhabits the hypnotic and sparse musical space with equal amounts of delicacy and harmony.

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download White Blush ‘Without You’ free @ Bandcamp / Online @ Facebook.

Ewok Fur – 'Moving To Antarctica Sounds Quite Ok'

You had me at Ewok! Seriously, if you’re going to call your band something ridiculous, Ewok Fur is a brilliant effort! I must admit, I was really hoping the music to accompany the name would be great. Thankfully, there’s a lot of charm behind the noisy, experimental, largely instrumental work of Germany’s Ewok Fur. ‘Moving To Antarctica Sounds Quite Ok’ has a playful feel, however the rest of Ewok Fur’s new EP ‘Television Summer’ covers various sonic territory. Download it free, right here!

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download Ewok Fur’s ‘Television Summer’ free @ Bandcamp.

Old Bricks – 'Anthem'

The sprawling, unrelenting ‘Anthem’ by Old Bricks has a depth and darkness that pulls you through the five plus minutes. Primary songwriter Stuart Edwards has recorded a new record with drummer / guitarist / singer Andy Holmes. The North Carolina duo release their second LP ‘City Lights’ on May 8 via Grip Tapes.

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Visit Old Bricks @ Bandcamp @ Grip Tapes @ Facebook.

Arrange – ‘I Want To Be Alright’

Portland producer Malcom Lacey aka Arrange releases his new record ‘New Memory‘ on July 2. Take a listen to the bonus cut ‘I Want To Be Alright’ which has dominated blogs this week following Arrange’s much loved 2011 debut ‘Plantation’. For fans of Balam Acab, Teen Daze and Washed Out.

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Visit Arrange online @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.

Village – ‘Nowhere’

This July Village release their new self-titled EP via Kingfisher Bluez Recording Company. The Vancouver-based four piece have produced a spacious dream popper in ‘Nowhere’. For fans of Field Mouse, Widowspeak and Memoryhouse.

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Visit Village @ Bandcamp @ Facebook @ Kingfisher Bluez Recording Company.

Craft Spells – 'Leave My Shadow'

California’s Craft Spells release their new EP ‘Gallery’ via Captured Tracks on May 15 (pre-order here). To whet your appetite, here’s a new tune called ‘Leave My Shadow’ (via Klubb Ace). It’s a new wave delivery with punchy electro drums, jangly guitars and new romantic vocals. Hello 1984! The lead single ‘Still Left With Me‘ followed a similar sound, a departure from the bedroom pop of their debut LP ‘Idle Labor’.

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

More Craft Spells @ the Craft Spells Blog / Captured Tracks.

Bedroom – 'Nostalgic Feel'

Bedroom is the work of Nashville’s Noah Kittinger. All of Bedroom’s output happens to be recorded…you guessed it, in Noah’s bedroom. ‘Nostalgic Feel‘ (free download here) is the third single from Noah’s forthcoming LP (as premiered on earmilk). For fans of breezy, lo-fi pop with a sun battered sheen!

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Visit Bedroom @ Bandcamp @ Tumblr @ Facebook.

Fairewell – ‘Honey Street (The All Golden Remix)’

British artist Johnny White aka Fairewell releases his ‘Poor, Poor Grendel Remix EP’ via Sonic Cathedral on April 30 (pre-order here). Earlier this month we heard Team Ghost’s remix of ‘Wild Meadow/I’ve Been Locked Away’. But today the remix of ‘Honey Street’ by The All Golden (Pete Gofton) has hit the intergoogle! It’s a downbeat electronic epic – take a listen below.

 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Pre-order Fairewell’s ‘Poor, Poor Grendel Remix EP’ @ Sonic Cathedral / Connect @ Facebook.