New Music From POWERS – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on May 20, 2015
New Music From POWERS – Digital Servicing Only

LA based duo POWERS has served up a new, infectious pop track that has generated a significant amount of online attention. “Beat of My Drum,” which hit number one at Hype Machine, is a fun and lively disco-tinged pop song, filled with hypnotic buildups that lead into a relentlessly catchy chorus. Check out POWERS and see […]

Fool’s Gold to Perform On KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic on 5/21 – Live Reviews of Record Release Show

Posted on May 20, 2015
Fool’s Gold to Perform On KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic on 5/21 –  Live Reviews of Record Release Show

Fresh off their European tour, Fool’s Gold returned home to play an incredible set at their Flying Lessons release show at the historic Troubadour. L.A. Record says the show was filled with “a blend of African rhythms and melodies with indie pop.” Buzzbands LA says the LA based collective “gave a performance that lacked nothing in […]

Sam Cohen – MXDWN & Renowned For Sound Reviews

Posted on May 20, 2015
Sam Cohen – MXDWN & Renowned For Sound Reviews

Sam Cohen‘s Cool It has continued to receive high praise in the past few weeks from both MXDWN and Renowned for Sound. Renowned for Sound commends Cohen‘s first solo album as an immense personal triumph that only further validates his widely acknowledged talent as both a musician and producer. “There is no doubting the songwriting or producing […]

Mr. Robinson – Picking Up at Radio

Posted on May 20, 2015
Mr. Robinson – Picking Up at Radio

Worcester, England native Mr. Robinson continues to find support at radio with his latest release, Bury Me Good. Charting at stations like KBBI and KLCZ, The EP includes three songs harvested from his upcoming full-length album. Bury Me Good forgoes modern gizmos and gimmickry and opts for old-fashioned songcraft, taking cues from the likes of Bob […]

Also At Radio

Posted on May 20, 2015
Also At Radio

Built to Spill – Untethered Moon (Warner Bros. Records) Ghost Against Ghost – Checkpoint Charlie EP (Our Silent Canvas) NEEDS – NEEDS  (File Under: Music) CHAPPO – Future Former Self  (Votiv) The Bird and the Bee – “Will You Dance?” [digital single] (Rostrum Records)

Fool’s Gold Going for Adds

Posted on May 18, 2015
Fool’s Gold Going for Adds

Fool’s Gold returns with Flying Lessons, the colorful, confident, and ebullient follow up to their 2011 sophomore LP Leave No Trace. That album earned the band rave reviews from Pitchfork, SPIN, and NPR and led to tour dates around the world. The four-piece, created in 2007 by Luke Top (bass/vocals) and Lewis Pesacov (lead guitar) […]

Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch Talks to Pop Matters; Tour continues – Looking for New CMJ Peak

Posted on May 18, 2015
Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch Talks to Pop Matters; Tour continues – Looking for New CMJ Peak

According to Pop Matters, “There isn’t any other band quite like Built to Spill in the musical clime of 2015.” The site recently sat down with Doug Martsch, who has deftly helmed the ever-evolving band for more than two decades, to learn about the inspirations and process behind their new album, Untethered Moon. Check out the interview, in […]

CHAPPO Streams Album on CMJ, Tours US

Posted on May 18, 2015
CHAPPO Streams Album on CMJ, Tours US

CHAPPO, the New York-based, sci-fi influenced psychedelic quartet, has impressed the folks at CMJ. Last week, they described the band’s sound as “a little Animal Collective trippiness, a little Strokes worn-leather droll, MGMT shimmy, Arcade Fire sweep, synthy hints… smelted into all something that could rise out a mid-size club and into the radio of […]

NEEDS is Reviewed by Ground Control and Georgia Straight, Goes on Tour

Posted on May 18, 2015
NEEDS is Reviewed by Ground Control and Georgia Straight, Goes on Tour

Vancouver-based mature hardcore act NEEDS has been getting great reviews of their self-titled debut album. According to Ground Control Mag, which praises the album for a “human mix to hardcore which hasn’t really been done as well since Circle Jerks,” says that “it’s very possible that NEEDS will be the new blood which launches the next […]

Ghost Against Ghost is Featured on AltSounds

Posted on May 18, 2015
Ghost Against Ghost is Featured on AltSounds

Altsounds has a feature on Ghost Against Ghost‘s Checkpoint Charlie EP. The feature describes Christopher Bono’s neo-classical project as a “post-everything electronic-rock concept,” paying special heed to the EP’s use of a 46-piece orchestra recorded in Prague. Read the feature, which includes a stream of the whole thing, here. Second Inversion, a website devoted to “rethinking […]