Checkin Out My Baby David Vandervelde is putting out a new EP Summer Time Hits due 8/3 on Secretly Canadian. If you’ve been following Vandervelde at all, which you should, he’s put out two fantastic albums, The Moonstation House Band and Waiting for the Sunrise. The tracks for the upcoming Summer Time Hits were released as digital singles and are now being pressed onto 12″ vinyl. Checkin Out My Baby, is the first track on the EP; its wildly fuzzy, totally rockin, and totally belongs up high in your list of top party jams. Learn How to Hang, teaches us…
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I Love You Always Forever I saw Jukebox the Ghost a few months ago, and they had played this cover. The only thing I could do was tell people that it happened. There was no substance to what could only be assumed as a silly lie. Well, here’s a recording of them covering Donna Lewis’ song. http://www.jukeboxtheghost.com/
Built by Animals is a rock trio based in Brooklyn, New York. Their music draws comparisons to Vampire Weekend, the Strokes and the Unicorns; to which I’d agree with. Their EP, Corporate Syndrome is loosely a concept album chronicling the growth of someone from high school through the corporate arena. Although I’m not sure the concept works, the songs do. Teenage Rampage, is a party song that is quite catchy and you’ll find yourself really enjoying bobbing your head to it; the jangly guitars and the mild afro beat stylings, speak to a reminiscence of Vampire Weekend’s A-Punk.
The EP is totally solid and worth a listen, so go out and Buy their EP, Corporate Syndrome here.
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New video from Eels, Spectacular Girl, from their upcoming album Tomorrow Morning, which releases 8/24. As usual, its a solid sounding song from Eels… and a sign of good things to come from this album. Download a free(cost of an email) mp3 from this widget below..
These United States | A Take Away Show | Water & Wheat from La Blogotheque on Vimeo. Live video recording of These United States’ song Water & Wheat from their newest album What Lasts.
I Don’t Wanna Hear It The rollicking new single from J. Roddy Walston was released just a few days before their brand new self titled album comes out on tuesday. This is pure rock and roll with no excess and a great attitude. This is the way rock and roll should sound.
Death Cream Too Young to Burn Sonny & the Sunsets’ beachy songs bring back to the time of early 60’s pop. They have this real throw back style that marries the sounds of the Beach Boys with the Moldy Peaches. Check out Too Young to Burn, a pure summer chill jam, and Death Cream and see for yourself. If you like them, why not buy an album that’s perfect for those slow sunny days on the beach. If you are feeling really adventurous, you can download their recent daytrotter session here. http://www.myspace.com/sonnythesunsets
The Avett Brothers have released a new video for “Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise,” from the band’s latest album I And Love And You. It is featuring the animated paintings of Jason Ryan Mitcham.