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Say Hi – Devils [gbabuts]

Say Hi – Um, Uh Oh Devils Release Date: Jan 25, 2011 Label: Barsuk http://www.barsuk.com http://www.barsuk.com/shop/bark108 Today, Gabriel, of gbabuts.tumblr.com suggested a post exchange and I agreed after hearing what he sent over to me.  The recently released album ‘Um, Uh Oh’ by Seattle indie-rockers Say Hi.  Take a listen, and make sure to head over togbabuts.tumblr.com and check out what he’s been posting.  Trust me, there is some fantastic music to hear on that website.

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Apex Manor – My My Mind

I totally missed the boat on Apex Manor’s release (it was yesterday) but I got a copy of the album, and I really fell for it.  Its quite fantastic.  Check out the video above for the single My My Mind, then get out there and buy Apex Manor’s The Year of Magical Drinking

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Bright Eyes – Haile Selassie

Haile Selassie Another track has come out from Bright Eyes that will appear on, The People’s Key, out February 15th on Saddle Creek Records. The People’s Key – the band’s seventh studio album – is the eagerly awaited follow-up to 2007’s acclaimed Cassadaga. If you haven’t heard it, check out the first single, Shell Games as well.

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Video | Hey Rosetta! – Yer Spring

Check out the video for Newfoundland orchestral indie rock band Hey Rosetta!’s new single from their forthcoming album ‘Seeds.’ Look for ‘Seeds’ next month (2/15) www.heyrosetta.com http://www.facebook.com/heyrosetta http://twitter.com/heyrosetta

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SLOWWAVE – Drag Lake Sin

Pour There are some beautiful sounds coming from the Pacific Northwest these days, I think you can put Slowwave among them.  The Tacoma based band has been playing together since their school days and are releasing their first record Drag Lake Sin.  Self produced and recorded, the band’s morose, love-sick sound is really something to behold, the embodiment of the environment, rainy day songs that are just as beautiful as drips on the window. The mix between tradition musical elements and electronic accompaniments stand out to make their sound even more beautiful. Grab their EP now, its only $5 and…

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Video | Toro y Moi – Still Sound

Glad to see ‘Still Sound’ got a video treatment.  This is one of the more outstanding tracks I’ve heard this year, and I eagerly await the album’s release in late February.

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Delta Spirit on Kimmel

Delta Spirit has got to be one of the best live acts out there these days.  I’ve seen them on a half dozen occasions or so, and it is fantastic every single time.  Watch them perform a great version of ‘White Table.’

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Steel Phantoms EP

Film Reel Quiver Evening Routine Steel Phantoms is a Brooklyn based rock band started by longtime friends Aaron Harris (formerly of Islands) and Yos Munro.  I got the chance to listen to their EP (available on their bandcamp) a few (hundred) times; and its brilliant. Fans of Wolf Parade, Islands, and The Modern Lovers will really dig these guys. Pounding drums, piercing guitars, keyboard melodies, a musical feel that is fresh, and complete; its totally obvious these guys have been playing together for a long time. With a tour supporting Islands and Active Child already under their belts and a…

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Floating Action – Eye of a Needle

Eye of a Needle Floating Action is the pseudonym of NC based musician Seth Kauffman. The follow up to his homemade debut will be released February 22, under the title of ‘Desert Etiquette.’  Check out single, Eye of a Needle, the infectious, dreamy, 60s psychedelia track that will get your day grooving through Kauffman’s desert oasis. Look for Desert Etiquette next month. http://www.floatingaction.com/

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