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No Joy – ‘Drool Sucker’

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In case you missed it; Canadian reverb rockers No Joy dished up ‘A Thorn In Garland’s Side’. It’s lifted from the forthcoming three-track EP (out July 15 through Topshelf). It’s matched with fairy tale themed artwork, presumably in ode to the troubled Wizard Of Oz actress. No Joy are sounding as impulsive and awesome as ever. Side note, the press shot is brilliantly dysfunctional; it’s model poses versus simmering pits of despair!

 
No Joy – ‘Drool Sucker’

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Tuath – ‘Existence Is Futile’

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Umm, is this chilled psychedelia? Jazz? Space rock? Kinda… all of those and not at all! Tuath are here to smash your preconceptions. The band hail from Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, and their video for ‘Existence Is Futile’ is successfully evading any attempt at pigeon holing. Tuath are fresh from a spot at Dublin’s Reverberation Psych Fest alongside TwinKranes, Wild Rocket and the The Cosmic Dead. If this trippy creation flips your eggs then don’t sleep on their new EP ‘Existence Is Futile’ (out this month).

 
Tuath – ‘Existence Is Futile’

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Panda Riot – ‘June 20th’ [Video Premiere]

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It’s super exciting to share the first look at Panda Riot’s new video ‘June 20th’! The Chicago rock act are back with a shoegaze anthem bursting with catchy vocals, fuzzy textures and a shimmering crash n’ burn ending! West Coast fans can experience it live this month at a select run of dates that include a Punk Time Punks show with Greys, and a San Francisco show with The Stargazer Lilies (as listed below). ‘June 20th’ will be available on Panda Riot’s (recently completed) new album; the release date is yet to be announced. It’s the follow up to the ‘Northern Automatic Music’ LP, one of the standout shoegaze records of 2013. No doubt their next creation will be equally impressive.

 
Panda Riot – ‘June 20th’ [Video Premiere]

Panda Riot West Coast Tour Dates

June 10th in Los Angeles at La Cita
June 11th in San Francisco at Hemlock Tavern
June 13th in Portland at High Water Mark
June 14th in Seattle at The Sunset

Visit Panda Riot @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.

Landing – ‘Morning Sun’ [Video Premiere]

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Landing return to their roots for the hallucinatory new video ‘Morning Sun’. It’s lifted from the band’s new record ‘Third Sight’, which was recorded specifically for El Paraiso Records’ Impetus series. The Connecticut-based foursome have crafted waves of reverb heavy psychedelia for almost twenty years; weaving between krautrock, folk, shoegaze and drone. ‘Morning Sun’ is a mature creation, it’s delightfully understated and yet immediately hypnotic. In other words, Landing know what they’re doing, this is stunning psych done right! Pre-order ‘Third Sight’ (out June 17) on limited green vinyl here.

 
Landing – ‘Morning Sun’ [Video Premiere]

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Follow The Sea – ‘Blue Joy’ [Premiere]

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Häxrummet Records (home to the wonderful Star Horse and Indoor Voices), are releasing the debut full length from Follow The Sea this week. We’re celebrating with the first public stream of ‘Blue Joy’! Follow The Sea formed in 2013, and have so far released two well-received EPs. The Stockholm duo’s latest is a fuzz rock feast, mixing post-punk, lo-fi and drone. It’s a diverse listen, as evident by the ambient lead single ‘Virhe’. However, it all leads to the epic closer ‘Breeze’, a progressive rocker that runs at almost twenty minutes. Follow The Sea are brave enough to explore their Scandinavian melancholy by all means necessary! Pick up ‘Blue Joy’ from May 25 on digital and vinyl.

 
Follow The Sea – ‘Blue Joy’ [Premiere]

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Salt Rush with Mark Peters – ‘Carry On’

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‘Carry On’ is our first taste of Salt Rush with Mark Peters, a fresh project blending blissed out dream pop and ambient electronica. It’s the work of composer Matthew Linley (Gilbert, Engineers), singer Maud Waret, and Engineers frontman/guitarist Mark Peters. If you’re a fan of ethereal daydreamers, this one’s for you! The album will be available through Pedigree Cuts (Ulrich Schnauss/Jonas Munk) from June 24, however there’s an earlier Juno exclusive release from June 10.

 
Salt Rush with Mark Peters – ‘Carry On’

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