Archive for May, 2012
Silversun Pickups have premiered the video of ‘Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)’ on Vevo. It’s got all the desert spookiness you could wish for… plus some witchcraft for good measure! Their third record ‘Neck Of The Woods’ is out now via Dangerbird Records.
Cartoon Records released Towns sophomore single ‘Just Everything’ via iTunes (UK) this week, while Howling Owl Records have a limited run of cassettes on offer. By limited I mean there’s only forty (right here)! ‘Just Everything’ is their first solo physical release and follows their debut single ‘Gone Are The Days‘. The British four piece [...]
Lockets are working on their debut full length following the release of ‘Camera Shy’ late last year (free download here). The Philly duo (Dani Parker and Todd Mendelsohn) have been busy touring with Keep Shelly In Athens and Field Mouse, getting noticed by NME and making local radio appearances. It’s not hard to see why they’re fast becoming [...]
Shoegaze meets krautrock is an apt description of Arc In Round‘s debut. Sure, it’s all rock n’ roll but hey, labels like ‘Kraut-Gaze’ are half the fun! The Philly four piece have been crafting spaced out melodic jams since forming in 2009. The release date of their self-titled LP has been changed to June 26 (still [...]
Chicago psych-rock powerhouse Secret Colours are heading on tour next month with The Raveonettes and Sarah Jaffe, in support of their new release ‘EP3‘. The epic opener ‘Faust’ drips with blues riffs, raw energy and vintage appeal (pick it up here). Tour dates below… June 07 – Norman, OK – Opolis* June 09 – [...]
Dream poppers Trails And Ways have released a sunny new single ‘Nunca’ from their forthcoming record ‘Trilingual’. Download ‘Nunca’ and the previous single ‘Tereza’ free at Bandcamp. Visit Trails And Ways @ Bandcamp @ Soundcloud @ Facebook.
As you may know, Captured Tracks have been hard at work re-releasing a number of classic albums under the ‘Shoegaze Archives‘ tag. Of course, the term ‘shoegaze’ is used liberally! In this case, Medicine‘s ‘Never Click’ from ’93′s ‘The Buried Life’ is a garage noise rocker with all of the raw edges and chaos you’d expect.’The Buried Life’ [...]
Tennessee dream pop producer Daniel Rutstrom has released a new EP under the moniker Arcadia Gardens. ‘Memory Machines‘ is six tracks of hazy pop with catchy, reverb heavy vocal lines. The opener ‘Purple Glow’ is a leisurely stroll, combining synths with ambient guitars and boldly simple melodies. Arcadia Gardens also dips toes in more upbeat waters, occasioning [...]
‘I Already Forgot Everything You Said‘… we’ve all been there, some more than others! The Dig‘s latest tune is an understated gem, with plenty of space left between the notes to allow the atmosphere to flood out. The spacey backing vocals work wonders! The New Yorkers release their sophomore record ‘Midnight Flowers’ on May 29 via [...]
New Zealand’s Glass Vaults are playing a residency at Pianos in NYC kicking off this Tuesday. The duo released their amazing EP ‘Into Clear’ last October (check out ‘Gold Star’ if you missed it)! Pianos residency dates are…Tuesday May 29, 2012 at 11pm / Tuesday June 5, 2012 at 9pm / Tuesday June 12, 2012 [...]