Brisbane collective Golden Age of Ballooning have announced the release of their sophomore EP We Will Never Let You Go, the follow up to debut release Don The Winter Coats. Narrative vocals, lush harmonies and evocative arrangements drive through bursts of tempo and psychedelia. Duelling ebow solos, sea-sick guitars, pitch shifted drums and swirling organs recall influences such… Read More Introducing >>> Golden Age Of Ballooning
You know the score. Seven new songs rounded up from the best of the week’s releases… Enjoy. 1. Melissa Nadler – Solitude (Black Sabbath cover) 2. Wavves – Flamezesz 3. Hazel English – It’s Not Real 4. Ought – Men For Miles 5. Patty Griffin – Rider Of Days 6. Doubting Thomas Cruise Control – Lenny Bruce… Read More Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
When writing the follow up to 2012’s The Crow Mother and 2013’s The Westering, Wickerbird (aka Blake Cowan) secluded himself in a trailer on Washington’s Mount Rainier and found inspiration in the forest and even recorded some of nature’s own notes, recording them and featuring them on his new album, The Leaf Maker, out September… Read More New Album From Wickerbird
Time for one of our sporadic video round up posts. Lots of new musical films and songs to enjoy – here are a selection of some of our favourites from Fidlar and the Sewer Rats to Samantha Crain and Ruby The Rabbitfoot via Du Blonde and all stops inbetween. . . . . . . .… Read More Video Round Up
Back in February we posted Cornish three-piece Lost Dawn’s excellent track Count On Me and now the band are back with another excellent single, Electrify – a slice of scuzzy, psych-rock that melds an experimental flavour with classic pop sensibilities and a soupçon of glam-rock. Stream it here. .
It has been a good while since we’ve heard from Australian dream-poppers, The Oyster Murders. The good news is that they are back with a new single – When You’re Wrong is a wash of distorted pop melodies, overdriven guitars and analog synths. This is the band’s first release since their 2013 Mourning Birds EP and it… Read More MM Shorts 748: The Oyster Murders
Doubting Thomas Cruise Control have shared their new single Soft Focus, the second taste from their sophomore full length, Remember Me John Lydon Forever (due 14th August via Fleeting Youth Records and the band’s own Duckbill Records). The Brooklyn based quartet have created a quirky, heartfelt record filled with dynamic indie rock and slacker pop or as… Read More New From Doubting Thomas Cruise Control
All Dogs is a loud rock band that plays pop songs, but with roots firmly planted in the DIY punk scene. Crammed with sincere and bittersweet songs, the Columbus, Ohio based quartet will be releasing their debut full length Kicking Every Day on Salinas Records. The first single from it is That Kind Of Girl, which you can… Read More Introducing >>> All Dogs
The latest music video from Hardly Art recording artist S (aka Jenn Ghetto) is for the song Like Gangbusters!, a standout track from Ghetto’s 2014 album Cool Choices. The tongue-in-cheek video, depicts Ghetto resilient in the face of scenester snark and parodic faux-tabloid headlines. .
We’re very taken with this cover of Camper Van Beethoven’s jangly classic track Sometimes by the curiously named SpelZ. It gives it a lovely upbeat psych-pop feel and is part of a new EP called The Ocean of Stories. Apparently, they have a full album ready for release in the autumn called The Book of the Forest, which is… Read More SpelZ Cover Camper Van Beethoven