Month: May, 2011

May Mixtape: May You Never Forget

This is a collection of songs that I loved from May of 2011. I have conveniently put them together in a nice little package so you can enjoy them too. Tracklist: Kingsley Flood – I Don’t Want Yarn Owl – Seashell Wind Chime The Elected – Babyface John Gold – Baby, It’s Your Life Satellite [...]

New Music | The Head – Lady Lovely

Lady Lovely by theheadmusic Atlanta, GA-trio The Head are releasing their upcoming album, HANG ON, out June 21st.  To go along with the album they’ll be touring this summer beginning the 1st of July.  The first released cut from their upcoming album is Lady Lovely, a pop focused piano / guitar driven song with an infectious [...]

New Music | EMD (Early Day Miners) – Stereo/Video

EDM – Stereo/Video Bloomington’s Early Day Miners stripped down their sound on their latest album, Night People which was recently released through Western Vinyl.  The band has shortened their moniker to simply EDM and released this very stripped down sound that is reminiscent to me of a knopfler/dire straits kind of thing.  Very Much digging this.

Video | The Dodos – Companion

The Dodos just released a video for song ‘Companion’ off their newest album No Color. Its a scary ride of abduction, imprisonment and the unknown. What isn’t unknown is how much I like love this album. More Dodos: Web | Facebook | Twitter The Dodos will be touring all over NA this summer, with a fantastic stop [...]

Show | Hey Rosetta! – Great Scott Tonight!

Yer Spring Bandages Tonight, Canadian orchestral indie rock band Hey Rosetta will be playing in our fine city.  Expect massive compositions of strings, vocal harmonies and energetic music that will lift our night with giant sized music. I’ve been a big fan of these guys for a few years now Hey Rosetta has a knack for [...]

New Music | Typhoon – Summer Home

Typhoon – Summer Home Portland, Oregon’s Typhoon has been getting some attention since the release of their EP, A New Kind Of House, out last month on Tender Loving Empire Records. This cut, Summer Home, is an orchestral and lush song befitting of such a large band.  Its a beautiful mix of strings, brass, and [...]

Video | Wolf Gang – The King and All His Men

Wolf Gang’s upcoming Suego Faults keeps getting injections of press leading up to it’s June release. Here’s another beautiful golden nugget, a video for song The King and All His Men. More Wolf Gang here.

New Music | J. Roddy Walston & the Business – Jesus Gonna Do His Best

J. Roddy Walston & The Business – Jesus Gonna Do His Best Taking in a J. Roddy Walston & the Business show is something that everyone should do. Their wild, frenetic energy and balls to the wall sound made them one of my absolute favorite acts to see live. In the video above for song [...]

New Music | Vetiver – Wonder Why

Vetiver – Wonder Why Vetiver – Can’t You Tell Indie folk outfit, Vetiver, is set to release their upcoming record, The Errant Charm on June 14. Paste got the honors of releasing the track, the second from the upcoming album. After hearing these two tracks, I’m supremely excited for this release. Each song has a [...]

New Music | Art Imperial – Surf Suburban EP

Art Imperial – My Crystal Toronto’s Art Imperial just released a six-track EP entitled Surf Suburban EP. Wondering what a guy from Toronto is doing writing a Surf album, I inspected. Dreams of white beaches and blue waters pushed Art Imperial to record this EP in his mom’s basement and it is one beautiful EP. [...]

New Music | John Gold – Baby, It’s Your Life

John Gold – Baby It’s Your Life This song immediately pops out to me because of how much I loved Benji Hughes’ A Love Extreme.  Baby, Its Your Life appeared on Hughes’ fantastic debut album, and it is one of my favorite tracks from the album.  I hadn’t known until last week he and John [...]

Video | James Vincent McMorrow – Sparrow & the Wolf

James Vincent McMorrow’s fantastic album Early In the Morning has a litany of great songs on it. One of which ‘Sparrow & the Wolf’ just got a video treatment. McMorrow’s vocal instrument is the most distinct and special part of ‘Early in the Morning.’ He’s well worth listening to multiple times, and you can definitely [...]

New Music | Robert Ellis – What’s In It For Me?

Robert Ellis – What’s In It For Me by NewWestRecords I’ve been sitting down listening to Houston native Robert Ellis’ debut LP Photographs from New West Records. The first cut off the album is Ellis’ What’s In It For Me, its a gorgeous country ballad that could be stripped from George Jones’ catalog.  Ellis has [...]

Newport Folk Backstage Benefit

Great news from our favorite Folk Festival, they are putting together a Backstage Benefit party backstage at Fort Adams State Park in Newport. The thought of hanging backstage for a bbq and jam session with NFF artists is a big deal and I’m super excited about this. So Check out the details below, and head [...]

New Music | Sleeper Agent – Get it Daddy

Get it Daddy – Sleeper Agent by bbgunpress Kentucky’s Sleeper Agent released a new track titled, Get it Daddy, a rambunctious, irreverent, carefree rocking track that is pure speed for your ears. The gang harmonies, and explosive nature of the hookladen music is instantly bright and sunny and seems to be a little White Stripe [...]