Thursday, April 25, 2013

FUCK YEAH: Earthless - Red [STREAM]

Oops, looks like I missed this one: Earthless has a song on their digital automobile split with White Hills, which you can download now for free from Scion AV. Both songs were recorded live and I can say that the Earthless jam (aka the only one I've listened to so far) sounds like 2 million dollars on fire.

FUCK YEAH: Zig Zags - Runaway [VIDEO/STREAM]

New Zig Zags video for "Runaway", which appears on their split with The Shrine (who are most excellent). Get yourself a copy!

Friday, April 12, 2013

GO TEAM: The Appleseed Cast - Great Lake Derelict [MP3]

MP3: The Appleseed Cast - Great Lake Derelict

On the 23rd, The Appleseed Cast will release their 8th album Illumination Ritual. It's a record full of the lush soundscapes that they've been building all of these years, but with a mix of maturity and new blood. Very accessible and very essential.

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Bass Drum of Death - Shattered Me [STREAM]

Bass Drum of Death will release their self-titled sophomore album on June 25th. Here's "Shattered Me", a very tasty first listen.

Friday, April 05, 2013

FUCK YEAH: Milk Music - Cruising with God [MP3]

It's beautiful outside, let's hope it keeps. Milk Music have an excellent and rifftacular LP out now called Cruise Your Illusion. Start cruising with "Cruising with God" and get out into the sunshine.

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Life Coach - Fireball [MP3]

MP3: Life Coach - Fireball

It's always nice to hear from Phil Manley (Trans Am/The Fucking Champs), and this time around he's made a record with his bandmate from Golden - the frequently-misused-but-extremely-talented Jon Theodore. Alphawaves by Life Coach isn't all hits, but when it's working it reaches heights as high as mountains.

FUCK YEAH: Black Bananas - Hey Rockin [STREAM]

Black Bananas have a new split with Tobacco coming out on 4/20 from Volcom. Here's their sleazy ripper from it.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

HOT TRAXXX: Weekend - Mirror [STREAM]

Goddamn, I was not expecting a new Weekend album to be announced today, but sometimes you get lucky: Jinx is out July 23rd from Slumberland. Enjoy "Mirror", the album's very, very great first single.

Kids on a Crime Spree - Creep the Creeps [STREAM]

Kids on a Crime Spree wrote one of my favorite songs of the decade - I've listened to "Trumpets of Death" on a near-weekly basis since it's release in 2011. This band knows how to write a pop song, and I'm very pumped to see they're back with some fresh sugar.

Their new single "Creep the Creeps" thankfully sees the gang keeping up the good work: dark times delivered with a smile that makes all of the dentists proud. The 7 inch, backed with b-side "New Ex-Boyfriend" is out next week from Slumberland.

Liars - The Exact Colour of Doubt [VIDEO/MP3]

Chill vibes in this new Liars video for "The Exact Colour of Doubt", from last year's criminally underrated album WIXIW.

HOT TRAXXX: Young Galaxy - New Summer [STREAM]

Young Galaxy have delivered quality tunes for years now, but "New Summer" captures something truly special in 4 minutes and 12 seconds. It's worthy of endless repeats; with this and the other tracks floating out there, I am very curious to see what Ultramarine (out April 23rd) is going to bring to the table.

Charli XCX - What I Like [VIDEO]

This video begins with Charli XCX dancing in her underwear before morphing into a 90's slumber party.

I can get down with that.

FUCK YEAH: Deerhunter - Monomania [STREAM]

There's always a curiosity that is in the air whenever a new Deerhunter song is released for the first time: can they keep it up?

"Monomania", the title track from their May 7th long player, shows that yes they can indeed keep it up. In fact, they sound more erect and reinvigorated than ever before.