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New Dent May single, Eastover Wives

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.

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Blitzen Trapper is ‘Takin it Easy Too Long’

Blitzen Trapper plays their unreleased track ‘Takin it Easy Too Long’ a song that I just heard them play live at Newport Folk Festival.  The video was recorded at in-studio at thealternativeside.org.  Check out the TAS blog which includes a video recording of ‘Below the Hurricane’ Don’t forget Blitzen Trapper is touring with Guided By Voices this November, and will be here in Boston for two nights during that stretch.  Check their calendar here.

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Former drummer of Dr. Dog, Juston Stens releases free EP

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…

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Two Door Cinema Club unreleased demo…

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.

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Check out Jimmy Eat World’s new single…

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?

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Justin Townes Earle releases first single from upcoming album

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.

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New Weezer single, Memories

Weezer – Memories by Hypetrak Here’s the first track to surface off the band’s upcoming Hurley (out September 14).  Weezer recently signed to indie label, Silver Lake Lounge, after they ended a 15 year relationship with Geffen.

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Ferraby Lionheart – Harry and Bess Video

Ferraby Lionheart’s new album, Jack of Hearts, released August 3rd.  This is the official video for the single Harry and Bess.  The song is a beautiful, yet light hearted folk song.  Whats best about this?  Well, the french bulldog, and Rainn Wilson makes an appearance.  Kind of makes it unfair. Jack of Hearts is available now.

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Black Mountain – The Hair Song

The Hair Song Old Fangs Whiskey soaked guitars and raspy vocals always make for an interesting sound, Black Mountain has that in spades.  Black Mountain is a five piece classic / blues rock band from Vancouver, BC. What else is interesting about this band is the inclusion of female vocalist Amber Webber.  She offers a soulful addition to what can only be determined as a classic / blues rock styled band that has the ability to blow you out of your boots.  Their most recently released single, The Hair Song and previous release, Old Fangs are great examples to create…

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