Yahoo! Finance Shares “Sex In Cars” Duet By Inara George Featuring Dave Grohl

Posted on Sep 2, 2020
Yahoo! Finance Shares “Sex In Cars” Duet By Inara George Featuring Dave Grohl

Inara George's new duet with Dave Grohl is turning heads, even at Yahoo! Finance. Perhaps that's because the "Road Angel Version" of "Sex In Cars" is also a financial story, as all proceeds it generates will be donated to the COVID-19 Relief Fund at Sweet Relief. “As the pandemic hit and it became very clear that live […]

Album Of The Year Enjoys Braids’ New LP

Posted on Sep 2, 2020
Album Of The Year Enjoys Braids’ New LP

“Full of small hits,” writes Album Of The Year, “Shadow Offering shows Braids at its best. Aided by the production and very characteristic features of Chris Walla‘s work, see the movement of the guitars and the precision of the drums, the Canadian group allows itself to prove itself of new possibilities inside the studio.” The […]

MXDWN Shares L.A. Witch’s “True Believers”

Posted on Sep 2, 2020
MXDWN Shares L.A. Witch’s “True Believers”

“‘True Believers,’” said L.A. Witch‘s Sade Sanchez to MXDWN recently, “is about being overwhelmed with the constant stream of news and information we see everyday. It’s about feeling anger and frustration with the state of the world.” The website has a stream of the song, which is included on the trio’s sophomore LP Play With […]

BPM Says L.A. Witch Is Good Enough To Kill For

Posted on Aug 31, 2020
BPM Says L.A. Witch Is Good Enough To Kill For

L.A. Witch’s second album Play With Fire, writes Beats Per Minute, “dives deep in Death Valley mirage, complete with intense visions of reptiles and temporary insanity, inscribing itself as glass beads that shine and burn under a hellish sun. The album hits as aggressively and unexpectedly as leather car seats scorching your thighs, a hex you […]

Records I Like Shares “The Songs That Changed Our Lives” From David Newton and Thee Mighty Angels Featuring Eddie Argos

Posted on Aug 31, 2020
Records I Like Shares “The Songs That Changed Our Lives” From David Newton and Thee Mighty Angels Featuring Eddie Argos

Records I Like applauds the “addictive listening experience” that is “The Songs That Changed Our Lives,” a single from David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels’ new LP A Gateway To A Lifetime Of Disappointment that features lead vocals from Eddie Argos of Art Brut. The site also notes that Newton is known as the “co-songwriter in […]

AllMusic Praises The Microphones in 2020

Posted on Aug 31, 2020
AllMusic Praises The Microphones in 2020

AllMusic has weighed in on The Microphones In 2020, telling readers that “the name [of the LP] promises just a moment in time, but the music delivers much more than that: It’s an all-encompassing experience that honors Phil Elverum‘s past and present selves. As he puts it at one point on its single, 44-minute-long song,.. Often, […]

Higher Plain Music Compares Alex Lilly To St. Vincent And More

Posted on Aug 31, 2020
Higher Plain Music Compares Alex Lilly To St. Vincent And More

Higher Plain Music describes Alex Lilly’s music as sounding like “if St. Vincent made more memes and less guitars.” The site has a review of the singer and multi-instrumentalist’s album 2% Milk, which praises her lyrics along with her “throwbacks to pristine and serene vocal arrangements you’d get from the ’50s and ’60s. Alex Lilly […]

New Music From Bananagun, Remixed By Maston – Digital Servicing Only – Get It On Our Download Page

Posted on Aug 26, 2020
New Music From Bananagun, Remixed By Maston – Digital Servicing Only – Get It On Our Download Page

There’s an enticing lost world exoticism to the music of Bananagun, the Melbourne-based five piece. It’s the sort of stuff that could’ve come from a dusty record crate of hidden gems; yet as the punchy, colorfully vibrant pair of sold-out introductory singles “Do Yeah” and Out of Reach” proved, the band are no revivalists. On […]

Too Much Love Gives Just Enough Love To David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels

Posted on Aug 26, 2020
Too Much Love Gives Just Enough Love To David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels

Too Much Love Magazine recommends A Gateway To A Lifetime Of Disappointment, the first full length from David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels, for “alternative aficionados.” Newton, as the site points out, used to be part of britpop pioneers The Mighty Lemon Drops, as well as The Blue Aeroplanes. The new album should delight fans […]

polyheDren Shares “Tethys Express” Video

Posted on Aug 26, 2020
polyheDren Shares “Tethys Express” Video

See the music video for “Tethys Express,” one of two singles released by polyheDren. The track features Rini, an Indian-American singer, violinist, and composer whose music combines traditional Indian timbres with modern styles. “Tethys Express” explores this aesthetic, and all proceeds from the collaboration go to benefit music education through the Bay Area Music Project. See […]

L.A. Witch Gets The Seal Of Approval From The Line Of Best Fit

Posted on Aug 26, 2020
L.A. Witch Gets The Seal Of Approval From The Line Of Best Fit

The Line Of Best Fit Is enamored of L.A. Witch‘s new album Play With Fire. “With the same elusive draw as a Quentin Tarantino film, L.A. Witch manages to encompass a whole heap of meaning without giving too much away. Since appearing a few years back, they’ve been a resoundingly gothic edge to a world […]

Buzzbands Shares “The Kids Are Not Alright” From David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels

Posted on Aug 24, 2020
Buzzbands Shares “The Kids Are Not Alright” From David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels

Buzzbands has a stream of "The Kids Are Not Alright," one of the standout tracks on the new album from David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels, A Gateway To A Lifetime Of Disappointment. On the song, the site writes, "Newton proclaims 'I fear for the future' over a cascade of chiming, stinging guitars." Buzzbands says […]

RCR Reviews The Microphones in 2020

Posted on Aug 24, 2020
RCR Reviews The Microphones in 2020

River Cities’ Reader goes deep in its review of The Microphones In 2020, the newest offering from Phil Elverum. Though he returns to the Microphones moniker on this release, RCR writes that “Elverum’s vocal style in recent Mount Eerie music continues here, a rubato and even-toned delivery that has evolved from his more pop-adjacent, succinct […]

Audio Femme Calls Bananagun A Tonic For Our Times

Posted on Aug 24, 2020
Audio Femme Calls Bananagun A Tonic For Our Times

“Right now in Melbourne as we face mandatory mask-wearing, hundreds of new Coronovirus cases daily and constant news of deaths and illness,” Audio Femme writes. So, “something as buoyant, nostalgic, and shamelessly celebratory of just being alive and making music as The True Story of Bananagun is a tonic for the spirit and senses.” Thus […]

Exposé Explores Dive Index’s New LP

Posted on Aug 24, 2020
Exposé Explores Dive Index’s New LP

Exposé has exposed Dive Index’s Waving At Airplanes, which it calls ” a very deceptive album,” to a larger audience. “On the surface,” the site writes, “it’s moody, atmospheric electronic pop, with references to trip-hop and off-kilter pop like Billie Eilish, but close listening reveals a lot of subtlety and depth… For fans of electronic […]

New Music From L.A. Witch

Posted on Aug 19, 2020
New Music From L.A. Witch

On L.A. Witch’s self-titled 2017 debut, guitarist/vocalist Sade Sanchez purred and crooned over jangling chords while bassist Irita Pai and drummer Ellie English provided a full-bodied thump and intoxicating swing. The album had an air of effortlessness, a natural flow that hit a snag when the band’s popularity grew and they began touring regularly, so […]

Interview Interviews The Microphones

Posted on Aug 19, 2020
Interview Interviews The Microphones

The Microphones’ Phil Elverum recently spoke with Interview Magazine. “After 17 years,” the magazine writes in an introduction, “Elverum has returned to The Microphones with a new piece, simply titled The Microphones in 2020. Simultaneously a song, an album, and a supplemental lyric film that spans 45 minutes, it is an attempt by Elverum to […]

Imperfect Fifth Shares Alex Lilly’s “Pulsating” New Song

Posted on Aug 19, 2020
Imperfect Fifth Shares Alex Lilly’s “Pulsating” New Song

Imperfect Fifth writes that “avant-pop temptress Alex Lilly’s single ‘Terrible Person’ is a pulsating, mysterious gem that plays with subtlety both in the music and lyrics.” The track the site continues,, “starts out as one might expect, with Lilly singing “that would make you a really really terrible person. and make me the dumb one […]

The Arts Desk Compares Bananagun To Sergio Mendes and The Animals

Posted on Aug 19, 2020
The Arts Desk Compares Bananagun To Sergio Mendes and The Animals

The Arts Desk recently wrote about The True Story Of Bananagun, writing that the debut LP from Melbourne’s Bananagun “injects the listener with good cheer and whacky ideas, via a psychedelia-laced stew of Latin percussive drive, wah-wah, vocal harmonies, jazz sax, and a bizarre pastiche of Sixties pop arrangements. Imagine Scandinavian tribalist space-rock nutters Goat […]

JW Vibes On David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels

Posted on Aug 19, 2020
JW Vibes On David Newton And Thee Mighty Angels

Praising its "fiery energy and innovation," "incisive lyrics," and "sparkling and ultra-contemporary" production, The JW Vibe recommends David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels' new LP A Gateway To A Lifetime Of Disappointment. "There isn’t much to praise COVID-19 for," the site says, "but we can be grateful that the quarantine allowed him time to complete some […]

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