Blog: Music for Perfect People
On March 6, 2012, Philly's folk-rock trio Good Old War will release their third full-length Come Back as Rain through Sargent House . Below, we have the single "Calling Me Names" for you to enjoy, which happens to be the first track the band is sharing from the forthcoming LP. Additionally, we have the track list for Come Back as Rain . [...]
[LIVE] :: AIMES to perform at Glasslands Gallery on December 14th w/Trippple Nippples, Knife City, Bermuda Bonnie
Since the debut of his Your Floor Is Now A Tree LP a few months back, AIMES (aka Aman Ellis ) has released a number of remixes, bootlegs, and other various edits, which all showcase his throwback space disco vibe. To help spread the word about his music, AIMES will be performing on Wednesday, December 14th at the Glasslands Gallery in Brooklyn. Here is the info: When :: Wednesday, December 14th at 8:30 PM [...]
Artist: ModyWorks Title: AIMES: Your Floor Is Now a Tree File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Indie Dance Year: 2011
On their latest single "The Unknown Faces at Father James Park", the Phenomenal Handclap Band continue to showcase their blend of psych, soul, and disco. According to PHB: "As a teenager, Father James Park was the local park where my friends and I were able to go and not be bothered by our parents or other authority figures. We used to meet there as often as possible to hang out and clear our minds, and since there were no adults around, it also became the place we'd go [...]
Hand Drawn Dracula releases free ‘Vicious Circles’ EP Vol. 1. [ft. Black Moth Super Rainbow, Holy Fuck, Shugo Tokumaru]
For volume one of their Vicious Circles EP, Hand Drawn Dracula has brought together Black Moth Super Rainbow , Holy Fuck , and Shugo Tokumaru 's interpretations of each other's work. The result is five "cover" songs that are filled with "a unique blend of krautrock, psychedelic and electro-pop." [ via ] Oh, did we mention the release is free? Just follow the link below and make sure to hit "like." DOWNLOAD :: Hand Drawn Dracula's 'Vicious Circles' EP Vol. 1. [...]
Artist: Hand Drawn Dracula Title: Shugo Tokumaru performs 'Lovely Allen' File Name: SoundCloud Year: 2011
Artist: miikesnow Title: Devil's Work File Name: SoundCloud
Boulder, CO's three man electro tag team known as Robotic Pirate Monkey has released its fourth album Colors in Disguise , which being offered as a free download. If you are a fan of Pretty Lights or that style of electro, RPM is a perfect addition to your music library. DOWNLOAD :: Robotic Pirate Monkey - Colors in Disguise [ via ]
Artist: RoboticPirateMonkey Title: Colors In Disguise File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Electronic Year: 2011
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross release 6-track sampler from ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ Soundtrack + cover of “Immigrant Song” [ft. Karen O.]
On Decmeber 9th, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross will release their 37-track soundtrack for 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' , which is in theaters December 21st. From the 3 hour soundtrack, Reznor and Ross are currently offering a 6-track sampler, which clocks in around 35 minutes, and features the tracks "Hidden In Snow", "People Lie All The Time", "What If We Could?", "Oraculum", "Please Take Your Hand Away", and "Under The Midnight Sun." To recieve the sampler, just enter your e-mail below.
Nicolass Jar and Dave Harrington have recently joined forces under the name DARKSIDE to release a self-titled EP through Jar's label Clown and Sunset . After seeing the EP pop up on Gorilla vs. Bear , and discussing the EP and how it should be pressed on vinyl with the folks over at I Guess I'm Floating , I can say that this is one of the "must listen" EPs of 2011. It is very rare that I listen to EP on repeat over and over again for a day or two, [...]
Artist: DARKSIDE Title: DARKSIDE EP File Name: SoundCloud
During this year's CMJ in NYC, Portugal. The Man stopped by The Ace Hotel for a semi-acoustic performance of a handful of tracks. In the interview portion, Zach Carothers and Ryan Neighbors discussed where the name for their latest LP In The Mountain, In The Cloud came from, how their acoustic performances are different from their electric performances, along with some other questions pertaining to the band's move from Alaska to Portland, and when they knew they "made it." Setlist :: [...]
If you have attended a music festival in the United States over the last year or two, odds are you have experienced Pretty Lights or heard about his music and live show. His unique soulful electronic music has spread like wildfire through the blogosphere and has resulted in a massive U.S. fanbase, which is evidenced by the large number of sold out tour dates. Today, Pretty Lights has teamed up with the technology behemoth BitTorrent to release a media bundle that contains PL's Glowing [...]
Singer/songwriter McKenzie Eddy has released a new video for her single "Bees," which will be featured on her forthcoming release Slow Your Horse Down . Enjoy McKenzie's poetic singing style over the mellow guitar line from her BluRoc labelmate Sean O'Connell . Keep up to date with McKenzie Eddy over on her website !
Manu Chao 's "Clandestino" is such a gorgeous track. That being said, here is some background info of the performance: "While in Arizona, Manu Chao visited the perimeter fence of the notorious jail facility known as ‘Tent City’, which was conceived by Sheriff Arpaio, and where inmates are forced to suffer degrading treatment and to endure the extreme temperature range of the desert by living outside in tents. Manu Chao, along with bandmate Madjid Fahem, serenaded the walls of the jail with a heartfelt rendition of his song ‘Clandestino’. This version was captured on film [...]
After running a successful kickstarter project that raised around $11,000, Little Tybee have released their video for "Boxcar Fair." Featuring a puppet who stumbles upon a magical fair in the desert, "Boxcar Fair" is an impressive showing of artistry. What is most impressive is the fact that the video was shot in one take with no edits! According to Paper Garden Records , Little Tybee will have a new LP that is set to be released some time in March 2012!
As The Polyphonic Spree celebrates its 11th year in existence, they have released the single "It's Christmas," which was recorded in 2003 around the same time as Together We're Heavy. The track somehow got lost in the shuffle but was recently found and mastered. Additionally, the band has another brand new track "Bullseye," which is "the first single released from a collection of songs from the forthcoming label, Good Records Recordings ."
I hope y'all are ready to jam out because Voodoo Farm has released his latest remix, which mashes up the White Stripes single "In The Cold, Cold Night" with the vocals of 2Pac , Biggie , and Big L . Check out the track below, and make sure to peep the video, which was directed by Voodoo Farm and features footage/animation from Beeple.
Artist: VOODOO FARM Title: The White Stripes ft. 2pac, Biggie, Big L- In The Cold Cold Night (VOODOO FARM REMIX) File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Thugstep
Earlier today, YANP premiered the brand new, unreleased Yellow Ostrich track "'Til I Disappear." While the single starts off with a lonely guitar line and the vocals of frontman Alex Schaaf, it slowly increases its pace into an all-out rock jam. After the combination of fuzzy effects and hard hitting drums takes hold of yours ears, all the sound drops out, and Yellow Ostrich finishes off the track with an excellent build-up of layered vocals.
It has been eleven or so years since Primus released a music video. That is, of course, until IFC premiered Primus' visuals for the single "Tragedy's a' Comin'", which comes off the band's latest LP Green Naugahyde and features an up-beat sound along with lyrics from Les Claypool that speak of an impending doom. So, how did Primus go about giving the single the video treatment? Well, the band decided to go the lobster route since a lobster about to be dropped into a boiling pot of water is as clear an example of [...]
As a follow-up to yesterday's post regarding The Rapture 's new video for "Sail Away," and a bonus track that was included on the Japanese release of In The Grace Of Your Love , we wanted to let everyone know that the band is holding a remix competition for the single "How Deep Is Your Love?" Check out the info below and start remixing! From DFA Records : "How Deep Is Your Love?" by The Rapture - if we [...]
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