Fang Island, aptly named, and totally fun have become one of my go to workout ‘pump you up’ bands. Their self titled album is full of exploding jams that make you want to get up and move. Check out their video for Careful Crossers.
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On and Ever Onward Mt. Wittenberg Orca is the new EP collaborative release from the Dirty Projectors and Bjork is amazing. All the proceeds from the album go to the National Geographic Society Oceans Project. Get some music, get some peace of mind and help the ocean. A must buy. Website
She & Him premiered their brand new video for their song Thieves over on Pitchfork.TV. The video filmed in a new film noir style features Zoey and M.Ward as children sending time traveling notes to their future selves.
Banished Be Cavalier Maps & Atlases gave us Solid Ground, the first track off their upcoming(at the time) album Perch Patchwork. I received it in April, and I really enjoyed it. I was curious what else would come, if this were a template for the rest of the music they’d include on the album. When I got Perch Patchwork, I instantly fell in love with it. The key & tempo changes, it was like a progressive folk, with dabs of psychedelia. I think at first these guys were put into a Math or Art Rock kind of category that was just…
Who doesn’t want to perform at Amoeba Music these days? The guys(and girl) from fanfarlo swooped into Amoeba to live record another great version of their song Luna from their album, Reservoir. If its an album you don’t already own, you should probably get on it.
There have been some real creative looking videos that I’ve been seeing lately, I love the effect of this one. The contrasty halftone effect is really fun to watch. I hate to single out Jack White on this one, but there is always something cool going on with the videos he is involved in. Either way, this song, and more importantly this album (Sea of Cowards) is great. A lot of fun to listen to, it just totally rocks.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin are gearing up for the release of their new album, Let It Sway. So far they released a single, Sink/Let It Sway . This is a 5 minute documentary about the album; how it came to be, the recording process, trials, tribulations etc. Check it out, and reserve your copy of Let it Sway out 8/23.
Tour dates after the break.
Delta Spirit “Bushwick Blues” from Yours Truly on Vimeo. Yours Truly does it again with a fantastic video for Delta Spirit’s newest single Bushwick Blues. I’m more than excited about seeing these guys on monday. Can’t wait.
Dirty Laundry Presents: Suckers from Dirty Laundry on Vimeo. Another great interview from dirty laundry; with the band Suckers.