New Video: Teardrop Factory – Colour Of Bones

Fuzz-worshiping Brighton duo Teardrop Factory have unveiled the bright, animated video for Colour of Bones, by drummer Tina Muat, which features a particularly trippy day at the beach. The track comes from their debut album, Thrash In The Heart, recently released on Faux Discx.

Watch it below…then have a listen to the equally good and scuzzy 3AM Coke Dream.

Order the album here.

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Alex Napping – This Is Not A Bedroom

Alex Napping - This Is Not A Bedroom

Austin, TX-based quartet, Alex Napping, have recently signed with Punctum Records for the release of their debut album, This Is Not A Bedroom, (out yesterday, order it here) which delivers a batch of energetic songs that are both purposeful and raw.

Scattered amongst the six songs on the album are tales of screwed love, lost homes, failed dreams, wandering youth, and the ability to carry on in the face of it all. And it’s done with poetic charm and an astonishingly wry lyricism that is hard to resist.

Check out the excellent Catcalls and Weak Knees below.

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Virginia Wing To Release Measures Of Joy

Virginia Wing to release Measures Of Joy

We’ve featured South London’s Virginia Wing a few times on MM and Measures Of Joy will be their long-awaited debut album, due to be released on Fire Records in November.

Retaining the psychedelic majesty that marked them out in the first place, Measures Of Joy encompasses spoken-word passages, brooding electronics, avant pop, and plenty of sonic experimentation to create a collection both immediate and strange – imagine Mr Benn visiting the Wicker Man if you can…

Stream/download World Contact here.

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Video Round Up

We’ve had more than a few tasty videos for tasty tunes fly our way in the recent days and weeks. Here is a quick round-up of some of our favourites from the likes of Landlady, alansmithee, Handsome Jack, Hiss Golden Messenger, Split Screens, Stone Jack Jones, Yes I’m Leaving, Slaves, The Last Bison, The Ruminaters, Buffalo Stack and Chris Staples.

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PINS Cover The Belles

PINS will return with a limited edition cassette EP Come Back for Cassette Day on 27th September.

The Manchester four-piece have shared the title track, a cover of the The Belles song from 1966, which delivers a sound not unlike the mighty Rezillos put in a blender with We’ve Got A Fuzzbox. The EP also features two other covers of 1960s girls in the garage bands, with PINS making each track their own by adding their unique dark pop, post punk, fuzzed up garage sound and alluringly abrasive chant-like vocals.

Be sharp though, the EP is limited to just 100 cassettes.

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It’s Friday – Quick & Dirty Round Up

Round Up Time Again

It’s Friday, all the excuse to round up a few new tracks for you. Ten in all from Priory, Little May, The Lungs, Caddywhompus. Item 9 & The Mad Hatters, Saint Agnes, Sleepy Dreamers, The Yetis, Lazyeyes and Trans Upper Egypt. Just wish we had the time to put the words together to do them justice.

Treat it as a voyage of discovery…

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Video: AK – Circles

Watch the video for chamber-pop artist AK’s song Circles shot in the Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

With anthemic vocal harmonies and upbeat rhythms AK sings about aimless post-college summer days spent with a close knit group of friends riding bikes, swimming in lakes, and hiding out on porches during thunderstorms.

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New Video: The Van Doos – Baby Be Brutal

We are anxiously awaiting the crowning of Yorkshire as County Cricket Champions this week, and to (prematurely) celebrate we have a cracking indie anthem from North Yorkshire four-piece The Van Doos.

Not only that, but the video for the soaring Baby Be Brutal stars cult British actor John Altman (best known as the murdering / drug-addicted / faker of his own death, “Nasty” Nick Cotton in (admittedly crap) UK soap Eastenders).

Watch it. Stream It. Sing-a-long.

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