George Lewis Jr. of Twin Shadow. His latest full-length, 2012’s Confess, is out now on 4AD Records, and you absolutely have got to check out his brand new track “To The Top” below: 


(photo by Matthew B. Thompson for kexplive)

George Lewis Jr. of Twin Shadow. His latest full-length, 2012’s Confess, is out now on 4AD Records, and you absolutely have got to check out his brand new track “To The Top” below: 

(photo by Matthew B. Thompson for kexplive)


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Apr 16
9:51 pm
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Big Scary - “Luck Now”

From their latest album Not Art - out now on Barsuk Records!

(by BigScaryTV)


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Mar 29
8:34 pm
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Tom Iansek of Big Scary. Their latest album Not Art came out in 2013 in their native Australia, but it just got its North American release this month on the ever-fantastic Barsuk Records. It’s out now, and you should definitely check it out.
Give a listen to “Twin Rivers” below: 

(photo by NOOK Event Management)

Tom Iansek of Big Scary. Their latest album Not Art came out in 2013 in their native Australia, but it just got its North American release this month on the ever-fantastic Barsuk Records. It’s out now, and you should definitely check it out.

Give a listen to “Twin Rivers” below: 

(photo by NOOK Event Management)


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Mar 29
8:33 pm
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Arrange - “Dream”

From his new album Their Bodies in a Fog - out now!

(by Malcom Lacey)


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Mar 23
2:31 pm
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Malcolm Lacey of Arrange. His dreamy new album Their Bodies in a Fog dropped earlier this month (March) and can be purchased from the Arrange Bandcamp for name-your-own-price!
Check out “Home” below: 

(photo by Nick Zanca via arrangerecs)

Malcolm Lacey of Arrange. His dreamy new album Their Bodies in a Fog dropped earlier this month (March) and can be purchased from the Arrange Bandcamp for name-your-own-price!

Check out “Home” below: 

(photo by Nick Zanca via arrangerecs)


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Mar 23
2:30 pm
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Kevin Drew - “Good Sex”

From his brand new sophomore solo album Darlings - out now on Arts & Crafts. (NSFW, depending on your job.) If you only buy one new release this week (3/18), for the love of all that is holy let this be the one.

 (by KevinDrewVEVO)


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Mar 18
9:56 pm
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Kevin Drew, also of Broken Social Scene. His second solo album Darlings is out TODAY (3/18) on Arts & Crafts, and I’ma gonna HIGHLY RECOMMEND it.
Do you ever spin an album several times and think to yourself at some point "this is a very important album, and someday I will be able to put into words exactly why…but for now I wanna keep this all to myself"? This is that album. 
Check out lead track “Body Butter” below:

And also check out his [strangely literal] collaboration with Wildrose Magnolia - a Tequila Lime Body Butter. One dollar from every purchase goes to support Environmental Defence Canada. And starting 5/1 they will also be collaborating on Kevin Drew’s Beard Oil (which is obviously relevant to this blog). I’m definitely gonna be trying that on mine.

(photo via indieHearts)

Kevin Drew, also of Broken Social Scene. His second solo album Darlings is out TODAY (3/18) on Arts & Crafts, and I’ma gonna HIGHLY RECOMMEND it.

Do you ever spin an album several times and think to yourself at some point "this is a very important album, and someday I will be able to put into words exactly why…but for now I wanna keep this all to myself"? This is that album. 

Check out lead track “Body Butter” below:

And also check out his [strangely literal] collaboration with Wildrose Magnolia - a Tequila Lime Body Butter. One dollar from every purchase goes to support Environmental Defence Canada. And starting 5/1 they will also be collaborating on Kevin Drew’s Beard Oil (which is obviously relevant to this blog). I’m definitely gonna be trying that on mine.

(photo via indieHearts)


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Mar 18
9:52 pm
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Steve Kolowich of Stranger in the Alps. Their new album Honey If You’re Lucky dropped this past December, and you can stream it (or grab it for pay-what-you-want) over at his Bandcamp or on Spotify. Definitely RECOMMENDED!
Check out “Stranger’s Will” below - it’s just one of several stand-out tracks from the album, which the band describes as a folk album that sounds like “sentimental young men reading the internet aloud in front of mirrors” (which is quite possibly my favorite band bio in quite some time). 

Steve Kolowich of Stranger in the Alps. Their new album Honey If You’re Lucky dropped this past December, and you can stream it (or grab it for pay-what-you-want) over at his Bandcamp or on Spotify. Definitely RECOMMENDED!

Check out “Stranger’s Will” below - it’s just one of several stand-out tracks from the album, which the band describes as a folk album that sounds like “sentimental young men reading the internet aloud in front of mirrors” (which is quite possibly my favorite band bio in quite some time). 


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Mar 9
8:30 pm
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Netherfriends - “Uptown Boys” 

From his new album P3ACE - out NOW for FREE (or donation) download HERE

(by Elevator Mag)


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Mar 8
7:21 pm
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Shawn Rosenblatt of Netherfriends. His brand new album P3ACE dropped earlier this week and is available to download for FREE on his website or for donation on his Bandcamp. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
I’ve been a longtime fan of Netherfriends’ rather massive back catalog (seriously, this dude has put out more music in just a few years than most bands that have been around decades longer), and I admit to being rather skeptical when he announced that his next would be a hip-hop album. Right now I’m taking back all my skepticism. Throw out everything you think you knew about Netherfriends: it may clock in in at a mere 25 minutes, but P3ACE is a massive statement from a massively talented artist that takes all the promise and frustrations of his earlier works, turns it on its head and boosts it tenfold. 
Check out “Joey Vision” from P3ACE below then be sure to download the entire album. And if you’re at SXSW this week, be sure to catch one of his many shows (schedule here). 
<a href=”http://netherfriends.bandcamp.com/album/p3ace” data-mce-href=”http://netherfriends.bandcamp.com/album/p3ace”>P3ACE by Netherfriends</a>
(photo via Netherfriends Tour Diary, Volume 2 | Tulsa, Dallas, Lawrence | Frontier Psychiatrist)

Shawn Rosenblatt of Netherfriends. His brand new album P3ACE dropped earlier this week and is available to download for FREE on his website or for donation on his Bandcamp. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

I’ve been a longtime fan of Netherfriends’ rather massive back catalog (seriously, this dude has put out more music in just a few years than most bands that have been around decades longer), and I admit to being rather skeptical when he announced that his next would be a hip-hop album. Right now I’m taking back all my skepticism. Throw out everything you think you knew about Netherfriends: it may clock in in at a mere 25 minutes, but P3ACE is a massive statement from a massively talented artist that takes all the promise and frustrations of his earlier works, turns it on its head and boosts it tenfold. 

Check out “Joey Vision” from P3ACE below then be sure to download the entire album. And if you’re at SXSW this week, be sure to catch one of his many shows (schedule here). 

(photo via Netherfriends Tour Diary, Volume 2 | Tulsa, Dallas, Lawrence | Frontier Psychiatrist)


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Mar 8
7:18 pm
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Graham Colton -“Born To Raise Hell”  

From his new album Lonely Ones - out now!

(by Graham Colton)


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Feb 14
1:47 pm
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Graham Colton. His brand new album Lonely Ones is out now on United for Opportunity!  
Check out the fantastic track “Born to Raise Hell” below: 

(photo by jaredpolin)

Graham Colton. His brand new album Lonely Ones is out now on United for Opportunity!  

Check out the fantastic track “Born to Raise Hell” below: 

(photo by jaredpolin)


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Feb 14
1:45 pm
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Thumpers - “Unkinder (A Tougher Love)”

From their new debut album Galore - out now on Sub Pop Records! 

(by The Line of Best Fit)


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Feb 14
1:34 pm
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Marcus Pepperell of Thumpers. Their debut album Galore is out now on Sub Pop Records!
Check out standout track “Dancing’s Done” below:

(photo by thematthorne)

Marcus Pepperell of Thumpers. Their debut album Galore is out now on Sub Pop Records!

Check out standout track “Dancing’s Done” below:

(photo by thematthorne)


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Feb 14
1:24 pm
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Pontiak - “Lack Lustre Rush”

From their brand new album Innocence - out now on Thrill Jockey Records!

(by thrilljockeyrecords)


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Feb 5
9:36 pm

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