Stereogum Shares The Sublime “green bus” By the innocence mission

Posted on Jun 21, 2018
Stereogum Shares The Sublime “green bus” By the innocence mission

“Green Bus,” the lead single from the innocence mission’s new LP sun on the square, has been described by Stereogum as “gorgeous and mellow, intimate pickings and strings adorning [Karen] Peris’ voice, where every syllable sounds like the turning of a new leaf.” The song is but one of the delicate and gorgeous orchestral folk […]

Magnetic Streams Krrum’s LP and Goes Track-by-track with Alex Carrie

Posted on Jun 21, 2018
Magnetic Streams Krrum’s LP and Goes Track-by-track with Alex Carrie

Magnetic Magazine has a full-album stream of Honeymoon, the debut LP from up-and-coming UK act Krrum. Led by Alex Carrie, they’ve been building up a lot of critical momentum leading into this debut. Now it can be heard, along with track-by-track commentary from Carrie about how each song came to be. Writes Magnetic, Krrum “brings […]

NPR’s All Songs Considered Shares “green bus” From the innocence mission

Posted on Jun 20, 2018
NPR’s All Songs Considered Shares “green bus” From the innocence mission

NPR’s All Songs Considered contends that “sun on the square, their thirteenth album in 29 years, is quintessentially the innocence mission, with arrangements that crown these songs like flowering garlands.”  The site is offering a stream of the gorgeous “green bus,” the first single from the album that is accompanied by a hand-drawn animated video. […]

The Stingray Blog Champions MIEN

Posted on Jun 20, 2018
The Stingray Blog Champions MIEN

The Stingray Blog writes that MIEN, the debut album from MIEN, “is a colossus; the product of a band that thought huge, pushed itself to its limits, and devoted to breaking open its own understanding of psychedelic rock music.” The review delves into the dynamics that underpin the “impressive psychedelic joyride,” which was created by […]

Atwood Converses With Demo Taped

Posted on Jun 20, 2018
Atwood Converses With Demo Taped

Atwood Magazine recently explained what makes Demo Taped‘s Momentary EP so special. The record, according to the site, “is a glittering gem brimming with dualities: wanting to dance, wanting to cry, looking to the future, reminiscing on the past. It outright acknowledges even the deepest crevices of one’s thoughts and emotions, acutely tapping into humanity at […]

the innocence mission Goes For Adds

Posted on Jun 18, 2018
the innocence mission Goes For Adds

“All I cannot say I hope you know, all you cannot say I hope I can hear,” sings Karen Peris on “look out from your window,” the strong, circular, and somewhat quirky third track from the innocence mission’s latest album, sun on the square. These lines could be called emblematic for the album, and indeed […]

Krrum Goes For Adds

Posted on Jun 18, 2018
Krrum Goes For Adds

Producer and songwriter Alex Carrie hails from the wilderness of Derbyshire in the middle of England, where the buses stop at 5 pm and the nearest nightclub is a £50 cab away. His first musical port of call was punk, and when he was young he played trumpet in a ska band. Everything then came into focus at Leeds […]

Coast Modern Tells Tour Tips To The Digital Tour Bus

Posted on Jun 18, 2018
Coast Modern Tells Tour Tips To The Digital Tour Bus

What’s it like to tour with Coast Modern? Well, if their Digital Tour Bus tips are to be believed, it involves a lot of sleep, diffused essential oils, and not too much partying. They do, however, recommend a little bit of straight tequila every so often. Watch all their tips here. The group’s debut LP, […]

JamBase Shares The Barr Brothers’ KEXP Session

Posted on Jun 18, 2018
JamBase Shares The Barr Brothers’ KEXP Session

The Barr Brothers are still supporting last year’s Queens Of The Breakers LP, which continues to get plays at radio around North America. The band performed for KEXP last December, and JamBase has shared their full session from the station. Go here to watch the band, which still included harpist Sarah Pagé at the time, perform […]

The Dream Syndicate Collaborates With Led Zep’s John Paul Jones

Posted on Jun 18, 2018
The Dream Syndicate Collaborates With Led Zep’s John Paul Jones

The Dream Syndicate is already a legendary band, but that doesn’t mean they can’t collaborate with other legends. The group recently did just that, working with Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones on a version of the title track from last year’s How Did I Find Myself Here? LP. Now, Led Zeppelin News has a live […]

The Big Takeover Features The Smoking Flowers

Posted on Jun 14, 2018
The Big Takeover Features The Smoking Flowers

The Big Takeover has a feature on The Smoking Flowers in anticipation of their upcoming album release. Advance single “Young & Brave,” the site says, “brings an energy you can feel, it’s full of rich harmonies and touching lyrics.” The band explains the motivation behind the song, telling TBT that it “is not easy to consistently be young […]

Lightning 100 Adds Sonny Smith’s “Lost”

Posted on Jun 14, 2018
Lightning 100 Adds Sonny Smith’s “Lost”

Lightning 100 is spinning Sonny Smith‘s “Lost,” one of the tracks from his Dan Auerbach-produced album Rod For Your Love. Writes the site, Smith’s “busted beach-pop songs spark recollections of doo wop’s otherworldly despair, a dose of goofball humor from the Michael Hurley school, and positive possibilities exuded by Jonathan Richman… Adopting a range of sounds, Smith’s sardonic, laid-back style is interwoven […]

Grammys Website Shares A Conversation With Demo Taped

Posted on Jun 14, 2018
Grammys Website Shares A Conversation With Demo Taped

Since we’ve been working with Demo Taped, we’ve been extraordinarily impressed not only with his music but with how much the artist has to say and how well he’s been able to say it. The people behind The Grammys have also been impressed, which is why they decided to chat with Demo Taped during SXSW 2018. According to The Recording […]

i-D Premieres Demo Taped

Posted on Jun 13, 2018
i-D Premieres Demo Taped

“On his new EP, Momentary,” writes i-D, Demo Taped “blends his playful, woozy electronic beats with rich funk grooves and honeyed harmonies.” The site premiered Momentary in advance of its release earlier this year, telling readers in a feature about the Atlanta-based artist’s background as a bedroom producer unfraid of emotional themes. Adam Alexander, the […]

NW Music Scene Elevates Naked Giants

Posted on Jun 13, 2018
NW Music Scene Elevates Naked Giants

“Naked Giants could and have been categorized as psychedelic garage rock,” writes Northwest Music Scene, “but it would be unwise to attempt to shove the trio into any sort of box.” The site has a review of the band’s new LP Sluff, which abounds with  “sparky charisma, the elevated raw power of a young garage […]

The Art of LA Streams Mainland’s Villains

Posted on Jun 13, 2018
The Art of LA Streams Mainland’s Villains

The Art of LA has a full-EP stream of Villains, the newest release from Mainland. The site quotes the band’s singer, Jordan Topf, who explains that “During the process of writing these songs I was going through several degrees of push and pull in my love life. We’ve all felt like the villain or the […]

Paste Shares “Young and Brave” From The Smoking Flowers

Posted on Jun 11, 2018
Paste Shares “Young and Brave” From The Smoking Flowers

Paste is stoked for Let’s Die Together, the upcoming LP from Nashville’s The Smoking Flowers. Along with its premiere of the “deliriously-rich” duo’s new “Young and Brave” video, the site writes, “The eye-catching sparkle that The Smoking Flowers brings with their debut single from upcoming release ‘Let’s Die Together’ is a gem. ‘Young & Brave’ […]

The Takeout Celebrates The Flaming Lips, Who Are On Tour

Posted on Jun 11, 2018
The Takeout Celebrates The Flaming Lips, Who Are On Tour

The Takeout recently took some time to chat about The Flaming Lips, reminiscing about the band’s lively past as a live act, sharing a favorite cover of “She Don’t Use Jelly,” and going deep in Lips’ history to bring up some music from the Eighties. Go herefor their appreciation of the band, and go to our download page […]

Heartbreaking Bravery Reviews Winter

Posted on Jun 11, 2018
Heartbreaking Bravery Reviews Winter

Heartbreaking Bravery has reviewed Winter’s newest LP, Ethereality. “Even in the context of a commendable discography,” writes the site, “Ethereality is a standout effort. Ten tracks of pristine, genre-hybrid high-wire acts of a balanced grace, Ethereality finds Winter — spearheaded by and named for guitarist/vocalist Samira Winter — in rare form. It’s the kind of […]

The Revue Loves MIEN

Posted on Jun 11, 2018
The Revue Loves MIEN

Calling the album “a portrait of delirious wonderment,” The Revue‘s recent review of MIEN‘s self-titled debut is resoundingly positive. “MIEN… takes psychedelia to familiar places as well as to far-out, unchartered waters that could only be discovered by bringing these four great minds together… Unexpected but wonderfully different.” The full review breaks down the entire album, exploring the […]

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