Month: February, 2012

Mixtape | February: Music for the Leap

This is my mixtape for February. Its 20 of my favorite tracks from the month, this month seems to be quite a bit more subdued, but there are some rocking tracks on here. Hope you enjoy it. Tracklist:  Heartless Bastards – Parted Ways Water Liars – $100 Greylag – Black Crow The Great American Canyon […]

PS I Love You – Sentimental Dishes

PS I Love You – Sentimental Dishes Canadian Noise-Pop duo PS I Love You just released this track “Sentimental Dishes,” off of their upcoming album, Death Dreams, which releases 5/8 on Paper Bag Records. “Sentimental Dishes,” a song sure to energize you’re entire being, is a high tempo noisey, grimey, rock effort with a blistering solo, and […]

New Music | Kyle James Hauser – Hopeless

Kyle James Hauser – Hopeless Give a listen to Kyle James Hauser, a Denver based singer songwriter that specializes in banjo. He’s a graduate of our (BOSTON!) Berklee College of Music, and is one hell of a banjo player. He released his debut solo album last year, titled Oh Oh, and this single “Hopeless,” shows […]

Video | The Rassle – 21

NYC’s the Rassle is a good ol rock & roll band that makes music that feels like it is pulled from another era & modernized and rocked the hell out.  Check out their video for their single “21,” a rollicking  full-speed-ahead  track that practically forces you to play at loud volumes (11 anyone?) If by […]

New Music | Michael Kiwanuka – Lasan

Check out this B-Side to Kiwanuka’s single “I’m Getting Ready,” which will also be featured on Michael’s debut album, Home Again, which is set for release 3/12 in the UK and some time later in the summer here in the US (BOOOOO!). The track was recorded in London and produced by Dan Auerbach (Black Keys) […]

New Music | Regina Spektor – All the Rowboats

I first pressed play on this new Regina Spektor single “All the Rowboats,” not sure with what I was to expect. Let me rephrase, it is definitely not what I was thinking I’d hear. It’s an extremely moody, kind of dark, but altogether beautiful piece of music. Its a great surprise, and the huge production […]

New Music | Django Django – Storm

Check out the super-catchy, “Storm,” the second single off of Django Django’s self titled record. It’s a bit of a psychedlic pop stomper, with the plodding bassline, the sort of monotone vocal delivery and distant percussions create an adventurous sound that is really interesting and makes the song feel almost off the cuff. Buy on […]

Live Review | Sharon Van Etten and Shearwater at the Paradise

Sharon Van Etten – Serpents Sharon Van Etten and Shearwater stopped by the Paradise on Thursday evening to play two great sets in support of their newly released albums. Sharon Van Etten’s third studio album Tramp was released February 7 and already has a slew of positive reviews and new fans. Van Etten has been […]

New Music | Yellow Ostrich – The Shakedown

Yellow Ostrich – The Shakedown Yellow Ostrich is releasing another fantastic single off their upcoming album, Strange Land, titled “the Shakedown.” The track is sonically guitar-heavy, and inspired by Neil Young, says singer guitarist Alex Schaff. Their upcoming record takes them on the road with a huge tour (listing below) and note the fantastic show […]

Video | Cultfever – Collector

Check out the video Brooklyn’s Cultfever put out for their track “Collector,” a synthy, pop track that pounds the drums and fizzles and pops while the video’s narrative is a sort of modern day frankenstein.  Check it out, and grab their fantastic self title album.