Tiny Head Tonight at the Paradise Rock Club, we can welcome The Luyas with open arms. Their upcoming album, Too Beautiful to Work will be released on February 22 (February 21, in the UK). I’ve gotten a chance to listen to the album, its a collection of echo-drenched space-age pop songs, its futurist but retro at the same time. The Luyas had a lot of help on the album as well. They enlisted talented friends such as Owen Pallett on violin, Colin Stetson adds saxophone and clarinet, Sarah Neufeld (who plays in a band called Arcade Fire) also plays violin. The…
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This is my mixtape for November. As some of you are celebrating the end of Movember, I’m making mixtapes. Hope you enjoy it. Tracklist: Jenny O – Well OK Honey Girls – The Oh So Protective One Sean Bones – Turn Them Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – Simple Girl Electric Owls – Silverfawn Conspiracy of Owls – Three David Wax Museum – Born With a Broken Heart Kurt von Stetten – Aioki Broken Records – A Darkness Rises Up Telekinesis – Car Crash Cut Copy – Take Me Over Murder Mystery – Problems MAKE OUT – I Don’t Want Anybody…
In January, the new LP from Ediburgh’s Broken Records will release here stateside. In anticipation here is a brand new track “A Darkness Rises Up” which received a video treatment earlier in the month. Let Me Come Home, upcoming LP from Broken Records has already been released in the UK; here in the US we will have to wait for January 11th before we hear it in full. For now check out the track, and if you want to hear it a second time, check the video below.
Check out Philly duo Reading Rainbow’s “Always On My Mind” off their recent release Prism Eyes. A black and white video with a hazy 60’s pop track that’s as catchy and fun as the bands name. Prism Eyes is out now on Hozac.
Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros – Fire & Water (iTunes Session) by VagrantRecords Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros just released their iTunes Session. New versions of some of my favorite tracks from their release “Up From Below” are available on the session. An unreleased track is also available through the session entitled “Fire & Water.” Check the sessions’ version of Janglin’ and stream “Fire & Water” above. Tracklisting: Up From Below Janglin’ 40 Day Dream Fire & Water Brother Desert Song Buy the iTunes Session Buy Up From Below
Swim Club Glad to finally hear that Seattle’s Cave Singers will release their third album, No Witch early next year. Its a follow up to their 2009 release ‘Welcome Joy,’ which to me was a fantastic entry in their body of work. This new album, No Witch, will be their first release under jagjaguwar, and it was produced by Randall Dunn, who recently worked with labelmates Black Mountain.) “Swim Club” is a warm folk track that shows off singer Pete Quirk’s signature raspy voice and the simplistic yet lush sounds of a folk band that make great music. I look…
Catch the video for ‘The Suburbs,’ the single from Arcade Fire’s recently released album entitled ‘The Suburbs.’ The Suburbs is certainly on my top 20 albums list of 2010. Buy The Suburbs for $1.99 Now.
Pigeon Indie pop duo Tennis are set to release their debut LP, Cape Dory, January 18 via Fat Possum. Check out “Pigeon”, a down-tempo ballad-like track from their daytrotter session back in September.
Sufjan Stevens recently released his newest album ‘The Age of Adz’ an electronic effort that grew on me so much, its become one of my favorite albums of 2010; on top of that he put on the best show I’ve seen this year. Sufjan is one of those artists that does some amazing things, and has so much incredible talent, its amazing to see. Check out his video for ‘Too Much’ and buy yourself The Age of Adz.