KAYE Going for Adds – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jun 27, 2016
KAYE Going for Adds – Digital Servicing Only

KAYE was born in Honolulu and spent her childhood all over the globe, relocating to Singapore, Hong Kong, Arizona, and Michigan all before she turned 18. The musically-obsessed teenager grew into a virtuosic adult, releasing an album under her full name, Charlene Kaye, and then becoming the lead female vocalist in the New York-based indie […]

The So So Glos Talk to KCSU, Look For New CMJ Peak

Posted on Jun 27, 2016
The So So Glos Talk to KCSU, Look For New CMJ Peak

The So So Glos, who surged to #33 at CMJ last week and are looking to reach an even higher peak, recently stopped by KCSU in Fort Collins, Colorado for an interview about their new album Kamikaze, their politics, and what it means to exemplify DIY in today’s world. The station recently transcribed the interview, […]

Coast Modern is Featured By Radio K and Earmilk

Posted on Jun 27, 2016
Coast Modern is Featured By Radio K and Earmilk

Radio K, the student-run radio station at the University of Minnesota and the oldest licensed noncommercial radio station in the United States, selected Coast Modern‘s “Guru” for its Track of the Day feature on June 23. The Beach Boys-inspired jam is available for download on their site, which also includes a brief write-up about the […]

Paste Magazine Praises All The Real Girls

Posted on Jun 27, 2016
Paste Magazine Praises All The Real Girls

Paste Magazine is in love with Elk City, the powerful debut LP from All The Real Girls. Comparing the band’s leader Peter Donovan to heavyweights like Conor Oberst and Elliot Smith, the site’s recent review of the record praises the collection for its storytelling richness, its “specific and descriptive” writing, and the “expertly crafted” guitar […]

Tacocat, Featured in Magnet, Go Back on Tour

Posted on Jun 27, 2016
Tacocat, Featured in Magnet, Go Back on Tour

Magnet Magazine recently featured Tacocat, writing that the band’s Lost Time LP “mirrors the energy of the group’s live shows, but it’s also darker than their previous efforts.” They interview singer Emily Nokes about the band’s riot grrl roots and its approach to making fun out of serious social and political issues. Read the feature […]

New Music From KAYE – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jun 21, 2016
New Music From KAYE – Digital Servicing Only

KAYE was born in Honolulu and spent her childhood all over the globe, relocating to Singapore, Hong Kong, Arizona and Michigan all before she turned 18. The musically-obsessed teenager grew into a virtuosic adult, honing her shredding chops with a gig as Slash in the all-girl Guns N’ Roses tribute band Guns N’ Hoses; releasing an album […]

Stereogum Streams Rogue Wave LP

Posted on Jun 21, 2016
Stereogum Streams Rogue Wave LP

“Delusions Of Grand Fur [is] a set of catchy, thoughtfully arranged tunes that show how much [Rogue Wave]’s sound has evolved over the years,” writes Stereogum about the veteran band, which “emerged during that post-O.C., post-Garden State era when soft-edged, pop-minded guitar bands proliferated like no other time in recent memory.” The site has a […]

The Wild Honey Pie Features Anna of the North

Posted on Jun 21, 2016
The Wild Honey Pie Features Anna of the North

“Anna of the North has been sporadically releasing the most wonderful, nostalgia-soaked pop to grace the internets,” writes The Wild Honey Pie in a recent post featuring the Scandanavian pop duo’s “Baby” single. The song, according to the site, is “a wistful ballad of confused love that tugs at the heart with its swelling synths […]

The So So Glos Premiere “Dancing Industry” Video, Shoot For New CMJ Peak, Speak To Folio Magazine

Posted on Jun 20, 2016
The So So Glos Premiere “Dancing Industry” Video, Shoot For New CMJ Peak, Speak To Folio Magazine

The So So Glos are ascendant, and their new LP Kamikaze jumped 18 spots to reach a new peak at #44 on last week’s CMJ Radio 200. Help it reach an even higher chart number this week, by getting its addictive, fist-pumping songs into your rotation! One song that keeps popping on the playlist of CMJ […]

All The Real Girls, Looking for CMJ Debuts, Share Track With CMJ

Posted on Jun 20, 2016
All The Real Girls, Looking for CMJ Debuts, Share Track With CMJ

CMJ has posted the title track from All The Real Girls‘ debut album Elk City, a track that the site describes as having “an eccentrically look-on-the-bright-side vibe.” Musically, CMJ says, “lilting guitar leads hop along a shuffling beat made anxiously happy with handclaps and tambourine. Nabbing producer John Goodmanson (Nada Surf, Sleater-Kinney) to wrangle this […]

Fruit Bats Play For Paste, Are Reviewed By AllMusic

Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Fruit Bats Play For Paste, Are Reviewed By AllMusic

Fruit Bats, whose album Absolute Loser is currently sitting at #6 on the CMJ Radio 200, recently showed up at the Paste Magazine studios to perform three songs from the album in a quaint, stripped-down setting. Enjoy their “eerie, otherworldly sound” by watching the session, here. According to AllMusic, the album is “dominated by an […]

Interview interviews Coast Modern

Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Interview interviews Coast Modern

Interview magazine recently posted a long Q&A with Coast Modern, a band that makes “songs [that] contain much more than meets the eye.” Asked to describe the duo’s sound, Luke Atlas told the magazine, “It’s like being in the rainforest looking for a jungle temple and stumbling across the LaCroix fountain of youth.” According to […]

Tacocat Plays KEXP Today at noon Pacific Time!

Posted on Jun 15, 2016
Tacocat Plays KEXP Today at noon Pacific Time!

Tacocat‘s Lost Time has been getting a lot of love at alternative specialty radio. KACV, KCMP, KDHX, KEGR, KFMG, KIWR, KJEE, KOSU, KURQ, KUCI, KXRN, WBJB, WBRU, WCNR, WDST, WEDG, WLUM, WMLB, WNRN, WPNH, WRLT, WSOU, and WWCD have all played different tracks from the record, which has a lot of quality material for you to […]

All The Real Girls Go For Adds

Posted on Jun 13, 2016
All The Real Girls Go For Adds

All The Real Girls is the new project from Peter Donovan, an earnest songwriter from the Pacific Northwest whose hearty, Americana-tinged work led members of Built To Spill, Death Cab For Cutie, Long Winters, Lashes, and Pell Mell to join him in creating a veritable supergroup. The band’s first album is inspired by Jo, an […]

Fruit Bats Talk to WOUB & Are Podcasted by KEXP; Get Them to #1 This Week!

Posted on Jun 13, 2016
Fruit Bats Talk to WOUB & Are Podcasted by KEXP; Get Them to #1 This Week!

Fruit Bats‘ album Absolute Loser has been performing well on the CMJ Radio 200, hitting a new peak last week by reaching #5. But let’s be real: this album is so full of choice material that it deserves to reach #1. Give it a boost this week – we’ve pushed “From a Soon-to-Be Ghost Town” […]

Rogue Wave, Looking To Crack the Top Ten, Plays For Nic Harcourt

Posted on Jun 13, 2016
Rogue Wave, Looking To Crack the Top Ten, Plays For Nic Harcourt

Rogue Wave recently performed for Nic Harcourt’s Transmissions, playing three songs live at the World Arts Stage in Culver City, California and sitting with the radio legend for an in-depth conversation. Watch the interview here, and check out the YouTube videos of the band’s three performances: “Ocean,” “Look at Me,” and “Falling” below. All three of those songs […]

Vetiver Plays World Cafe – Listen Tomorrow

Posted on Jun 13, 2016
Vetiver Plays World Cafe – Listen Tomorrow

Vetiver recently recorded a live set for World Cafe at WXPN Philadelphia, and it’s set to premiere tomorrow – Tuesday, June 14 -at 2pm ET (11am PT). World Cafe can be heard on over 200 stations nationwide, and fans can tune into their local affiliate station at the scheduled World Cafe broadcast time. If you miss it during […]

The Donkeys Announce Tour

Posted on Jun 13, 2016
The Donkeys Announce Tour

The Donkeys released the Midnight Palms EP in February, which is kind of odd because the record is so sunny and easy-going that it’s perfect for summertime listening. Fortunately, the band has just announced a summer tour, so fans can groove to their beautiful tunes in the proper setting! Check below for the tour dates, which begin […]

New Music from All The Real Girls

Posted on Jun 8, 2016
New Music from All The Real Girls

All The Real Girls is the new project from Peter Donovan, an earnest songwriter from the Pacific Northwest whose hearty, Americana-tinged work led members of Built To Spill, Death Cab For Cutie, Long Winters, Lashes, and Pell Mell to join him in creating a veritable supergroup. The band’s first album is inspired by Jo, an […]

Fruit Bats, Currently #5 at CMJ, Host Huichica Festival

Posted on Jun 8, 2016
Fruit Bats, Currently #5 at CMJ, Host Huichica Festival

The 2016 edition of Sonoma, California’s Huichica Festival, an annual event founded in 2010 by Fruit Bats‘ Eric D. Johnson, takes place this weekend with a roster of acts including Dengue Fever, Giant Sand, Silver Apples, and A man A plan A canal pals Vetiver and Rodrigo Amarante — along with Fruit Bats, of course! […]