New Music From Fruit Bats!

Posted on May 4, 2016
New Music From Fruit Bats!

Since Eric D. Johnson began Fruit Bats, he’s had two #1 albums on the CMJ Radio 200, found success scoring films like Smashed and Our Idiot Brother, and contributed songs to movies like Wild. He’s produced albums for The Cardigans’ Nina Persson and Breathe Owl Breathe, amongst others, and has played with talented peers including Califone, […]

Under The Radar and Stereogum Praise Rogue Wave; Delusions Of Grand Fur Looks For a Strong Debut

Posted on May 4, 2016
Under The Radar and Stereogum Praise Rogue Wave; Delusions Of Grand Fur Looks For a Strong Debut

Rogue Wave‘s Delusions of Grand Fur “is an unqualified triumph,” writes Under the Radar in a recent review. “Three years after 2013’s sparser, more tentative Nightingale Floors,” the site says, “Rogue Wave come roaring back with an album that reasserts them as major, albeit under-recognized, players in the world of 21st century indie rock.” The […]

Indie Obsessive Praises Glint

Posted on May 4, 2016
Indie Obsessive Praises Glint

Glint’s new album Inverter is “life changing,” writes Indie Obsessive. According to the site, single “Daydreamers” is so good that “we dropped other immediate plans and started looking for upcoming performances by Glint” as soon as its authors heard the song for the first time. Hear what the fuss is about right here. “Daydreamers” is […]

May The Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Headspace At Radio Now

Posted on May 4, 2016
May The Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Headspace At Radio Now

It’s Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you on this special occasion, which you should mark by spinning Star Wars Headspace on the air! Let us know if you’d like a new download of the compilation or the score for The Force Awakens. The Boston Globe likes Star Wars Headspace, writing that even […]

Rogue Wave Goes For Adds!

Posted on May 2, 2016
Rogue Wave Goes For Adds!

Delusions of Grand Fur, from Oakland’s Rogue Wave, is a masterstroke by a band that knows who it is but is nonetheless unafraid to evolve. Since 2003’s Out of the Shadow, Rogue Wave has toured the world with the likes of Nada Surf and Death Cab For Cutie; soundtracked countless television shows and movies; and […]

Northern Transmissions Premieres All India Radio Video, and A Pessimist Is Never Disappointed Reviews LP

Posted on May 2, 2016
Northern Transmissions Premieres All India Radio Video, and A Pessimist Is Never Disappointed Reviews LP

All India Radio‘s video for “The Slow Light,” the title track of the Australian producer Martin Kennedy‘s new LP, has debuted on Northern Transmissions. According to the site, “the dreamy, breaking-dawn soundscape of ‘The Slow Light’ flows like a beautifully languid reverie and its low-key companion video matches the slowly unfurling radiance with visuals that […]

Film Fans Flock to DTCV; Brooklyn Vegan Streams “Bourgeois Pop”

Posted on May 2, 2016
Film Fans Flock to DTCV; Brooklyn Vegan Streams “Bourgeois Pop”

DTCV, whose new album Confusion Moderne is currently at Radio 200, have been drawing attention from the film world after connecting with star director Steven Soderbergh on their most recent music video. The Film Stage has an embed of the video, “Historie Seule,” which includes a message from the band about how it relates to […]

The Cave Singers, Touring Again in May, Talk to the Tucson Weekly

Posted on May 2, 2016
The Cave Singers, Touring Again in May, Talk to the Tucson Weekly

“This is the longest I’ve ever done anything in my life,” says singer Peter Quirk of The Cave Singers, the Seattle-based three-piece he’s spent the last decade fronting. In a recent interview with Tucson Weekly, Quirk explains how the band’s current slate of songs are “emotionally cooperative” and also gives insight into the new LP’s […]

Tacocat Talks Dogs With Dogster

Posted on May 2, 2016
Tacocat Talks Dogs With Dogster

Tacocat‘s name has the word “cat” in it, and the cover of the band’s new LP Lost Time (which has spent three weeks in the Top 3 at Radio 200) is adorned with a cute kitty clique full of feisty feline clocks. But that’s not to say the band isn’t also down with dogs, as demonstrated […]

New Music From Rogue Wave

Posted on Apr 28, 2016
New Music From Rogue Wave

Delusions of Grand Fur, from Oakland’s Rogue Wave, is a masterstroke by a band that knows who it is but is nonetheless unafraid to evolve. Since 2003’s Out of the Shadow, Rogue Wave has toured the world with the likes of Nada Surf and Death Cab For Cutie; soundtracked countless television shows and movies; and […]

Tacocat is OpenAir’s Download of the Week and #2 at CMJ

Posted on Apr 28, 2016
Tacocat is OpenAir’s Download of the Week and #2 at CMJ

Colorado Public Radio‘s OpenAir has a download of Tacocat‘s “I Hate the Weekend” available all this week as its Download of the Week. The site calls the Lost Time standout “a two-minute punk anthem” and “a fun example of Tacocat’s knack for blending righteous anger with humor.” Check out the feature, and nab the download, […]

Vetiver Remix Goes Viral; Band Begins Tour

Posted on Apr 28, 2016
Vetiver Remix Goes Viral; Band Begins Tour

Vetiver‘s 2015 Complete Strangers is seeing a resurgence of interest, thanks to a new remix of lead track “Stranger Still” that has already been streamed 200,000 times on Spotify. Created by Dublab‘s Daniel T, the mix takes the song in new directions. Get it onto your playlists and help support the band while during its ongoing […]

Premier Guitar Features Rokia Traoré

Posted on Apr 28, 2016
Premier Guitar Features Rokia Traoré

Rokia Traoré, whose album Né So recently spent four weeks at the top of the CMJ New World chart, is a stunning vocalist and guitarist whose “free-ranging palette” as a player has drawn the attention of Premier Guitar. Those interested in the artistry behind her music should surf on over to the site, which features […]

Fruit Bats Go For Adds With “Humbug Mountain Song”

Posted on Apr 25, 2016
Fruit Bats Go For Adds With “Humbug Mountain Song”

Since Eric D. Johnson began Fruit Bats, he’s had two #1 albums on the CMJ Radio 200, found success scoring films like Smashed and Our Idiot Brother, and contributed songs to movies like Wild. He’s produced albums for The Cardigans’ Nina Persson and Breathe Owl Breathe, amongst others, and has played with talented peers including Califone, […]

Love is Pop and Stereogum Feature DTCV

Posted on Apr 25, 2016
Love is Pop and Stereogum Feature DTCV

“There isn’t a bad song on the record,” writes Love is Pop in a recent review of DTCV‘s Confusion Moderne. “Whether you’re into fuzz pedals or French Pop, it’s sure to put a smile on your face.” Awarding it with the title of “album of the day,” the site praises the LP’s “adorable and irresistible” […]

Tacocat is Honored by Rolling Stone, Plays on WFMU

Posted on Apr 25, 2016
Tacocat is Honored by Rolling Stone, Plays on WFMU

Rolling Stone recently included Tacocat on its list of “10 Great Modern Punk Bands,” singling out the Seattle four-piece and asserting that “it was about time someone combined the Beach Boys with Bikini Kill.” The full list, which also includes critical darlings like Downtown Boys, RVIVR, Tenement, and G.L.O.S.S., is available here. New Jersey’s WFMU is a […]

Stereo Embers and Echoes.org Love All India Radio

Posted on Apr 25, 2016
Stereo Embers and Echoes.org Love All India Radio

Stereo Embers has high praise for The Slow Light, calling All India Radio‘s new LP the work of “genius” that runs the gamut “from the eerie to the spectral, dewy to Saharan, [a] sunrise to dead of night” while instantly enveloping readers in a manner that “reflexively provokes flights of flailing journalistic poetry.” Comparing the […]

Star Wars Headspace Finds Fans At The Diamondback and Laughing Place

Posted on Apr 25, 2016
Star Wars Headspace Finds Fans At The Diamondback and Laughing Place

By now, you have likely heard the greatness contained within Star Wars Headspace, the Rick Rubin-produced electronic compilation album featuring such artists as Flying Lotus, GTA, and Baauer on tracks that melt the sounds of the Star Wars galaxy into fresh new bangers. It’s hard to lose attention while listening to the collection, as sound bits and samples from […]

New Music from Fruit Bats – “Humbug Mountain Song” – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Apr 22, 2016
New Music from Fruit Bats – “Humbug Mountain Song” – Digital Servicing Only

Since Eric D. Johnson began Fruit Bats, he’s had two #1 albums on the CMJ Radio 200, found success scoring films like Smashed and Our Idiot Brother, and contributed songs to movies like Wild. He’s produced albums for The Cardigans’ Nina Persson and Breathe Owl Breathe, amongst others, and has played with talented peers including Califone, […]

The Cave Singers’ Derek Fudesco Talks To The Albuquerque Journal

Posted on Apr 22, 2016
The Cave Singers’ Derek Fudesco Talks To The Albuquerque Journal

Derek Fudesco, guitarist for The Cave Singers and member of a long list of awesome bands including Murder City Devils, Pretty Girls Make Graves, and Death Wish Kids, recently talked to the Albuquerque Journal in advance of the band’s recent tour stop in New Mexico. In the interview, he discusses the musical bond that he […]