Month: June, 2011

New Music | Saskatchewan – Dreamboat

SASKATCHEWAN – Dreamboat We’ll I’ve just found my new summer jam. Orlando natives Saskatchewan released, via their bandcamp, an incredibly catchy upbeat summer tune called Dreamboat. No word yet on whether we’ll see a full length album out anytime soon, or if the guys will head out beyond Florida for some shows. But for now, [...]

Review | The Elected at Brighton Music Hall

The Elected – Go For The Throat On the first or second listen of The Elected’s third album Bury Me In My Rings, you don’t really think about where this music fits in best. But live, it’s clear that all of the songs off their new record are tailor made for a west-coast beach party. [...]

Tonight | The Elected at Brighton Music Hall

The Elected – Go For The Throat You’d recognize his face from Boy Meets World and Salute Your Shorts, but you’d also recognize Blake Sennett’s voice and song writing as one half of the Your on customer quality will say discount Cialis amount for written like buy viagra no prescription hills center it [...]

New Music | Kevin Long – Small Town Talk

In The Nick Of Time by Kevin Long I’ve got a favorite new hobby. It’s hanging out on Bandcamp and searching for new music under tags such as ‘Folk’ and ‘Seattle’. And in doing so I stumbled across Kevin Long’s page for his new LP Small Town Talk. I was immediately blown away by the [...]

New Music | Mean Creek – The Land of Hopes and Dreams

Mean Creek – The Land Of Hopes and Dreams Boston-based rock quartet Mean Creekis releasing a new single titled “The Land of Hopes & Dreams.” The track was recorded here in Boston at 1867 Recording Studio.  The sound is reminding me a lot Arcade Fire’s Funeral, the vocals are quite similar and the raw emotion [...]

New Music | Chris Bathgate

Chris Bathgate – In The City (from Daytrotter) Looking for something new? Something really, really, really just goddamn good? Go download Chris Bathgate’s latest full-length album, Salt Year. The Ann Arbor Michigan artist has more than a few albums under his name, and has really perfected a multi-layered folk sound accented by his voice. There’s [...]

New Music | The Californian – A Billion Grains of Sand

The Californian – A Billion Grains of Sand A modern day surf act is what these guys are after, and listening to their first cut off of their debut album the spirit of Dick Dale is all over the guitars on A Billion Grains of Sand. The formative years saw the Californian with a litany [...]

Review | City and Colour – Little Hell

City and Colour – Fragile Bird City and Colour is the recording moniker of Dallas Green (a city and a color), who is also the guitarist  and vocalist for the post-hardcore band Alexisonfire. But over the past few years, Green has made a name for himself in his strong song-writing skills and quiet acoustic folk [...]

Review | Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Calgary – Bon Iver For the many fans of Bon Iver, who fell in love with For Emma, Forever Ago way back in 2008, today is like Christmas. And considering For Emma, Forever Ago not only topped the best of 2008 lists, but made it onto the best of the last decade lists as well, [...]

Stream Rave On (Tribute to Buddy Holly)

Rave On Buddy Holly by concordmusicgroup I’d say we’ve been talking about this tribute to Buddy Holly for a few months now, Concord Music has a stream of the album up on their soundcloud; and finally getting to hear it in full, you get a full idea of how fantastic it is. I love Buddy [...]

New Music | Fruit Bats – Tangie and Ray

Fruit Bats – Tangie And Ray Ten years into a musical career spanning 4 albums, Eric D. Johnson the man behind Fruit Bats, will release his 5th album Tripper.  The album, named after a chance encounter on a train with a cantankerous vagabond, is a fictional work about Johnson and the “Tripper’s” roadtrip across America. [...]

New Music | River City Extension – Letter to Lainie

River City Extension – Letter to Lainie (Ft. Glenn Tilbrook) River City Extension’s The Unmistakable Man quickly racked up tons of plays in my library for good reason.  Its a packed album full of energetic, bouncy, huge songs that are extremely fun to listen to and from everything I’ve heard an absolute must to see [...]

New Music | The Sundelles – Gold

The Sundelles – Gold Sundelles – Me & You Check out newly released single ‘Gold, a lazy sunny day song. With a Phil Spector reference in their name & a nod to west coast vibes, The Sundelles wrote and recorded the songs on their debut album, Georgia Swan, in early 2010. Releasing the album back [...]

Video | The Rosebuds – Woods

The Rosebuds – Woods from Merge Records on Vimeo. Check out the video for new Rosebuds track ‘Woods’ a song from their recently released album, Loud Planes Fly Low, that was out June 7th on Merge Records. Its reminding me a lot of some Twilight Singers stuff, not quite as dark but the pulsing piano [...]

Yellow Ostrich signs to Barsuk Records

Zebra Fake Empire This week Barsuk Records announced that they signed the Brooklyn-based indie folksters Yellow Ostrich and will re-release their latest LP The Mistress on August 16th. Though Alex Schaaf has been releasing music under Yellow Ostrich for two years now, his latest LP was what really catapulted Yellow Ostrich forward in the music [...]