Coast Modern Goes For Adds

Posted on Jun 26, 2017
Coast Modern Goes For Adds

Coast Modern is what happens when you let go of what you always thought you wanted and embrace the unexpected; when you stop chasing and start taking the lead. Luke Atlas and Coleman Trapp met while working as Los Angeles-based songwriters, fellow rats in the race to land songs with mainstream pop artists. After a […]

Julietta Goes For Adds

Posted on Jun 26, 2017
Julietta Goes For Adds

Julietta is a world traveler, using her globe-trotting adventures to gather inspiration for songs. The last single from the New York based artist, “Beach Break,” was written during a winter excursion to the jungle in Nicaragua. That song caught the attention of music blogs around the world, and it resulted in Julietta being featured in Interview […]

Gothic Tropic Streams Via She Shreds and DIY Mag

Posted on Jun 26, 2017
Gothic Tropic Streams Via She Shreds and DIY Mag

Gothic Tropic‘s Cecilia Della Peruti is a top-notch songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, but one of the most striking elements of her new LP Fast or Feast is the virtuosic guitar playing she displays throughout. It’s appropriate, then, that She Shreds magazine was the first place where the record could be streamed online! According to the site, […]

NME Places Simon Doom Amongst 2017’s Best

Posted on Jun 26, 2017
NME Places Simon Doom Amongst 2017’s Best

Simon Doom‘s “I Feel Unloved” is on NME‘s ever-growing list of 2017’s best songs, bowing at #19 on a list that includes Run The Jewels, Lorde, Ryan Adams, and Kendrick Lamar. “This fuzzy lo-fi track has a killer riff,” the site writes, and it also provides an embed of the MGMT-produced song.   Listen here, […]

The Georgia Straight Praises Overcoats’ “Personal” and “Empowering” Debut LP

Posted on Jun 26, 2017
The Georgia Straight Praises Overcoats’ “Personal” and “Empowering” Debut LP

The Georgia Straight starts a recent feature on Overcoats by favorably comparing the duo to Beth Orton, Four Tet, and Caribou. “Overcoats isn’t the first act to happen on the idea of fusing forward-thinking folk with chill-city electronic music,” the site contends, “but what sets… Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell apart from those builders is […]

New Music from Coast Modern – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jun 22, 2017
New Music from Coast Modern – Digital Servicing Only

Coast Modern is what happens when you let go of what you always thought you wanted and embrace the unexpected; when you stop chasing and start taking the lead. Luke Atlas and Coleman Trapp met while working as Los Angeles-based songwriters, fellow rats in the race to land songs with mainstream pop artists. After a […]

NME Shares Gothic Tropic’s Video For “Don’t Give Me Up”

Posted on Jun 22, 2017
NME Shares Gothic Tropic’s Video For “Don’t Give Me Up”

Gothic Tropic, the brainchild of musician Cecilia Della Peruti, has a new, 360º Virtual Reality video for “Don’t Give Me Up.” The live, in-studio video showcases the “studio sheen” present on the band’s debut, Fast or Feast, where “everything sounds like it’s been constructed right there in the room, perfected live and fine-tuned to the […]

Northern Transmissions Shares Simon Doom’s “Dream of the Machines”

Posted on Jun 22, 2017
Northern Transmissions Shares Simon Doom’s “Dream of the Machines”

In April, Northern Transmissions shared some positive thoughts on Simon Doom’s debut album, Babyman, saying that “each track has an undeniable bounce and sense of positivity despite the often serious lyrical content.” The site remarked that, though “this is Simon’s first time stepping out into the frontman role” after time spent in bands like Kuroma […]

New Music from Julietta – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jun 21, 2017
New Music from Julietta – Digital Servicing Only

Julietta is a world traveler, using her globe-trotting adventures to gather inspiration for songs. The last single from the New York based artist, “Beach Break,” was written during a winter excursion to the jungle in Nicaragua. That song caught the attention of music blogs around the world, and Julietta was featured in Interview Magazine and as […]

My Goodness Goes Track By Track on Scavengers with New Noise Magazine

Posted on Jun 21, 2017
My Goodness Goes Track By Track on Scavengers with New Noise Magazine

Last week, My Goodness stopped by New Noise Magazine to talk about their latest album, Scavengers, going track by track to offer insight into the album’s creation. Each track is accompanied by a small description of the meaning or process behind it. Songs such as station favorites “Elevators” and “Silver Lining” are met with paragraph-long explanations, […]

Pitchfork Says Sam Amidon’s New Album Will Leave You “Gently Hallucinating”

Posted on Jun 21, 2017
Pitchfork Says Sam Amidon’s New Album Will Leave You “Gently Hallucinating”

The sixth-album by folk/Americana deconstructionist Sam Amidon showcases the artist applying his tactics to a full-album of original pieces for the first time. Pitchfork dove into his new album, The Following Mountain, to explore how he went about “extracting folk songs from his own improvisations” with luminaries Milford Graves (Albert Ayler, Sonny Sharrock) and Juma Sultan (Jimi […]

As You Are Original Motion Picture Score Goes For Adds

Posted on Jun 19, 2017
As You Are Original Motion Picture Score Goes For Adds

As You Are, the hazy directorial debut of Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, is, according to MTV, “a quiet exploration of boyhood, sexuality, and, perhaps more devastatingly, the complicated intimacy of adolescent male friendship.” Set in the 1990s and starring Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things), Owen Campbell, Mary Stuart Masterson, Scott Cohen, and John Scurti, the film centers around a group […]

Noisey Premieres Gothic Tropic’s “How Life Works” Video

Posted on Jun 19, 2017
Noisey Premieres Gothic Tropic’s “How Life Works” Video

Noisey has shared a video from Gothic Tropic‘s Fast or Feast. “Where the last single we premiered of hers [“Stronger”] was a timeless little number with a sense of antsy urgency and a killer bassline, “How Life Works” showcases a more mellow vibe. One dappled with sun and accessorized by a fanny pack, and also […]

American Songwriter Shares The Builders And The Butchers

Posted on Jun 19, 2017
American Songwriter Shares The Builders And The Butchers

American Songwriter has “No Grave,” the newest video from Portland’s The Builders and The Butchers. Taken from the band’s new The Spark LP, the song is a full-on stomper that the magazine describes as “blistering.” “‘No Grave’ is all about feeling bigger than the place you were born and needing to escape, specifically being stuck in […]

Simon Doom Streams Via Clrvynt

Posted on Jun 19, 2017
Simon Doom Streams Via Clrvynt

“While most musicians pick one or the other,” writes Clrvynt, “Simon Doom has nailed down how to imbue a song with both undeniable catchiness and rich atmosphere.” The site has a short review of the New York-based artist’s new album Babyman, which includes an entire album stream. Opener “I Feel Unloved,” the site contends, “offers […]

Georgetown Radio Interviews San Fermin

Posted on Jun 19, 2017
Georgetown Radio Interviews San Fermin

Georgetown Radio (WGTB) has an interview with San Fermin leader Ellis Ludwig-Leone, who told the station about the band’s subtle use of improvisation during live shows, Ludwig-Leone’s turn towards the personal on new album Belong, and what he thinks about seeking recognition. He also acknowledged one of the more difficult parts of heading an eight-piece band – […]

New Music: As You Are Original Motion Picture Score – Digital Servicing Only – Get It Here!

Posted on Jun 13, 2017
New Music: As You Are Original Motion Picture Score – Digital Servicing Only – Get It Here!

As You Are, the hazy directorial debut of Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, is, according to MTV, “a quiet exploration of boyhood, sexuality, and, perhaps more devastatingly, the complicated intimacy of adolescent male friendship.” Set in the 1990s and starring Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things), Owen Campbell, Mary Stuart Masterson, Scott Cohen, and John Scurti, the film centers around […]

Sam Amidon, Playing Soon at Union Pool and Eaux Claires, is Featured In Glide Magazine

Posted on Jun 13, 2017
Sam Amidon, Playing Soon at Union Pool and Eaux Claires, is Featured In Glide Magazine

Glide Magazine says that Sam Amidon‘s The Following Mountain marks “an exciting evolution for Amidon,” who is “more playful” than previous records on his first album of mostly-original compositions. “There’s an improvisational spirit to The Following Mountain” that is at times like a “cacophonous collage” but also includes what may be his “catchiest song ever” […]

Bandcamp Talks To Mount Eerie

Posted on Jun 13, 2017
Bandcamp Talks To Mount Eerie

Since the release of Mount Eerie‘s A Crow Looked At Me – the pensive, tragic reaction Phil Elverum crafted in response to the death of his wife, Geneviève Castrée – many longtime fans have wondered what will happen with Mount Eerie in the future. In a recent interview with Bandcamp, Elverum offers a prediction about the […]

KEXP Says My Goodness is “Music That Matters”

Posted on Jun 13, 2017
KEXP Says My Goodness is “Music That Matters”

My Goodness has been featured on KEXP’s Music That Matters podcast. Billed as a collection of “some of the KEXP DJs’ favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world,” the podcast puts the band on a list with the likes of Mountain Goats, Hope Sandoval with Kurt Vile, Cairo Gang, and The Afghan […]

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