Throughout Smooth Big Cat, Stone continues the overly hazy, dreamy, late summer evening pop he gave us on that debut release. It stands on its own, though, still full of swagger but with even more standout tracks than before.
“I Don’t Need Love, I’ve Got My Band” sees Swedish band The Radio Dept. reissuing a compilation of two early EPs on their new label Just So Records.
Bradford Cox has always been a fascinating character, and “Timebends” continues to cement him and Deerhunter as one of the most intriguing installments in indie music today.
Berman was known for lyrical prowess. He was the master at painting vivid pictures–happy, quirky, sad, heartbreaking–with this poetry and adding to it equally alluring instrumentation.
This past weekend, I spent some time record shopping in Vancouver, BC. Visiting Vancouver sure beats dealing with the horrors of Seattle traffic. Plus, the exchange rate favors the US Dollar right now.
Alright. So Black Lips are back with a new song called “Odelia”. And after a few listens, I’m not the biggest fan. So I devised an idea: let’s see if I can find 5 songs in my collection by Black Lips for you to listen to and enjoy more.
August marked the 20th Anniversary of the Cherubs EP from Arab Strap, the 12″ (which recently found its way into my collection). Twenty years, and I’m just one year into truly being an Arab Strap fan. What was I thinking?!?
Michael Kiwanuka has a new album out this fall, and recently gave us a video for “Hero”. Let’s take a look…
For its 10-year anniversary, and a few years after the band called it quits, Famous Class Records reissued “Yeah I Know” by Darlings as a highly limited 150-copy release on hand-poured colored wax.
Could we be seeing a turning point for the band? (A band, mind you, that I would elevate to the claim of being within my top five bands of all time.) Hint: quite possibly.