Mr. Rager A little darker than I though it would be, Kid Cudi’s new track, Mr. Rager. This song will come from Kid Cudi’s upcoming release Man On The Moon 2: The Legend of Mr. Rager is set to come out October 26th.
Bone Dry Good news from the California coast. San Franciscan (by way of Wisconsin) band AB & the Sea writes wonderfully feel good pop songs. After saying good bye to the midwest, they packed their van, headed for the west coast and made their way to San Francisco. Busking downtown for rent money, they were discovered by a promoter, and they began opening for bands like Marcy’s Playground, The Morning Benders, The Fruit Bats, The Submarines, The Miniature Tigers, and even Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. They then headed to the studio to record some of their songs. What…
White Sky (Remix) This came across my inbox this morning, and I’ve sat on it until now. It’s really kind of awesome. Basement JAXX remixing Vampire Weekend’s song White Sky, from their album Contra.
As part of their newsletter, Frightened Rabbit gave away a gift today. It’s a package including this unreleased track ‘Son C’ and some Lomo photos taken over the summer. Enjoy the new track, and get over to their website and sign up for their newsletter and receive a copy of it yourself.
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A new single from Mississippi’s Dent May is here and if you liked That Feeling, check out the smooth Love Boat-like Eastover Wives featuring Charles Roy Washington on sax. Both tracks were mastered by Rusty Santos, and will likely appear on Dent’s forthcoming Paw Tracks full-length. Pre-order here.
Outta Here Lonely Lonely Night Juston Stens, former drummer of Dr. Dog, is offering up his debut EP for the cost of an email address. With that payment, you’ll be the proud owner of Juston Stens and the Get Real Gang’s EP. The sound is quite similar in style to Dr. Dog, it’s got that soul rock style that Dr. Dog is known for. The full length is in the works and should be recorded later this year. With Dan Auerbach on as producer, this should be a very interesting sound. Really looking forward to it. Keep an eye out…
Hands off My Cash, Monty Two Door Cinema Club recently released an unreleased demo of theirs. If you haven’t heard it already, their album, Tourist History, is highly recommended. If you’d like to hear more from them, check their myspace, or read / listen to some of the posts I’ve written on them.
Jimmy Eat World – “My Best Theory” by Some Kind of Awesome Their first album in three years, Inverted, is due out September 28. Is it just me or are you hearing Duran Duran in this? What do you think?
Harlem River Blues Justin Townes Earle’s follow up to his fantastic album Midnight at the Movies is set to be released September 14th. The aforementioned new album, Harlem River Blues, first single has been released for download at the cost of an email address. The title track to the new album has a real country twang a choral influenced harmony section. This is a great addition to his body of work.