Friday, August 31, 2012

California Wives 'Art History' (album sneak preview)

Chicago's California Wives are releasing their new album 'Art History' next week (September 4th) via Vagrant. The album was produced by Claudius Mittendorfer (Interpol, Neon Indian, Wild Nothing). The band is sharing a sneak preview of the entire album (below) for the long weekend.

Trash Talk "F.E.B.N." (video)

Trash Talk release video for "F.E.B.N." directed byt Wolf Haley (above). Catch the band live at Vancouver's Venue on September 25th (all dates below).

09/06 Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch Festival @ Lincoln Theatre
09/16 Chicago, IL - Subterranean
09/18 Columbia, MO - Mojo's
09/19 Lawrence, KS - Jackpot
09/22 Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre
09/25 Vancouver, BC - Venue
09/26 Portland, OR - Branx
09/28 Santa Cruz, CA - The 418 Project
09/29 Ventura, CA - Zoey's
09/30 Los Angeles, CA - Odd Future Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival @ Club Nokia LA Live

Wax Fang "Mirror, Mirror"

Wax Fang to release 'Mirror, Mirror EP' on October 30th via Karate Body Records. The band is led by singer/guitarist Scott Carney and has a sort of a Wild Beasts meets Tenacious D at David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust concert thing going on that is as intrepid as it sounds. Pre-order the EP here. Listen to the title track below now.

Slam Donahue "C'mon C'mon"

New York trio Slam Donahue to release new EP 'Hemlock Tea' on October 2nd via Cantora Records. The five track EP was produced by Ayad Al Adhamy (Passion Pit, Team Spirit). Listen to "C'mon C'mon" the latest track to be shared by the band (below) now. I bet you can't listen to it just once.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Generationals "Lucky Numbers"

Generationals to release new EP 'Lucky Numbers' on October 2nd. Listen to the title track from the forthcoming EP below now.

The Fresh & Onlys "Presence Of Mind" (video)

The Fresh & Onlys ready for release of 'Long Slow Dance' on September 4th via Mexican Summer. Today the band is sharing a Dawn Carol Garcia directed video for "Presence Of Mind" (above). Catch the band on tour at Vancouver's Media Club on September 15th (all dates below).
09/05 Santa Ana, CA Constellation Room *
09/06 San Diego, CA Soda Bar *
09/07 Los Angeles, CA The Echo *
09/08 San Francisco, CA The Independent *
09/09 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst Atrium *
09/11 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades *
09/13 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios *#
09/14 Bellingham, WA The Shakedown *
09/15 Vancouver, BC The Media Club *
09/16 Seattle, WA Crocodile *
10/30 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge %
11/01 Lawrence, KS Jackpot %
11/02 St. Louis, MO Firebird %
11/03 Nashville, TN Exit In %
11/04 Birmingham, AL Bottletree %
11/05 Atlanta, GA 529 %
11/06 Raleigh, NC Kings Barcade %
11/08 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg %
11/09 Washington DC Red Palace %
11/10 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's %
11/11 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall %
11/13 Buffalo, NY Soundlab %
11/14 Toronto, ON Parts & Labour %
11/15 Detroit, MI Magic Stick %
11/16 Cleveland, OH Happy Dog %
11/17 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall %
11/18 Minneapolis, MN 7th St. Entry 
11/20 Iowa City, IA Gabes  

* = w/ Terry Malts
# = w/ Grass Widow
% = w/ Quilt 

The Presets "Ghosts" (video)

The Presets prepare to release 'Pacifica' on September 10th. Check out the Abteen Bagheri directed video for "Ghosts" (above). Catch The Presets live at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom on October 15th (all dates below).
North American Tour Dates
10/13 – San Francisco, CA – Treasure Island Music Festival [TICKETS]
10/15 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom [TICKETS]
10/19 – New York, NY – Terminal 5 [TICKETS]
10/20 – Boston, MA – House of Blues [TICKETS]
10/21 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre [TICKETS]
10/23 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall [TICKETS]
10/25 – Chicago, IL – Metro [TICKETS]
10/27 – Los Angeles, CA – Club Nokia [TICKETS]
10/28 – Pomona, CA – The Fox Theatre [TICKETS]

Maria Minerva "Fire" (feat. Chase Royal)

Estonia Maria Minerva set to release new LP 'Will Happiness Find Me?' September 4th via Not Not Fun. Listen to "Fire" (feat. Chase Royal) below now and catch Minerva live at Vancouver's Waldorf on September 26th (all dates below).


09-06 New York, NY - Urban Outfitters (Fashion Night Out)
09-08 Long Island City, NY - PS1 Warm Up *
09-14 Brooklyn, NY - Grasslands Gallery
09-15 Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie
09-17 Baltimore, MD - Metro Gallery
09-19 Pittsburg, PA - Brillobox #
09-20 Cleveland, OH - Now That's Class
09-21 Columbus, OH - Ace Of Cups
09-22 Chicago, IL - The Hideout %
09-23 Minneapolis, MN - The Entry
09-25 Missoula, MT - Ole Beck VFW Post 209
09-26 Vancouver, BC - Waldorf Hotel
09-27 Seattle, WA - Decibel Festival
09-28 Portland, OR - Holocene $ 
09-30 San Francisco, CA - Rickshawk Stop ||
10-03 Santa Monica, CA - Central Social Aid & Pleasure Center
10-06 San Diego, CA - Soda Bar
10-07 Phoenix, AZ - Trunk Space
10-9 Austin, TX - Mohawk
10-11 New Orleans, LA - Siberia !
10-12 Atlanta, GA - 529
10-13 Durham, NC - Pinhook
10-16 Purchase, NY - SUNY Purchase
10-17 Brooklyn, NY - Public Assembly

* with Atoms For Peace, Rustie, Holy Other
# with Majeure, Rivka
% with Helado Negro
$ with Julianna Barwick
|| with Bobby Browser
! with Moon Duo

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Melody's Echo Chamber "I Follow You" (video)

Melody's Echo Chamber to release self-titled debut album on September 24th/25 via Weird World/Fat Possum. Today Melody Prochet is sharing her first video (directed by Laurie Lassalle) for "I Follow You" (above). You can pre-order the album here.

The Vaccines "Teenage Icon" (video)

UK's The Vaccines prepare to release 'Come Of Age' their highly anticipated follow up to last year's 'What Did You Expect' on September 4th via Sony Music. Check out the video for "Teenage Icon" (above) from the forthcoming album now (pre-order).

Bob Dylan "Duquesne Whistle" (video)

Bob Dylan to release new album 'Tempest' on September 11th via Columbia Records (Sony Music) pre-oreder here. The Guardian recently premiered the video for "Duquesne Whistle" (above). The video was directed by Nash Edgerton watch it now.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

TEEN 'In Limbo' (album stream)

TEEN releases debut LP 'In Limbo' today via Carpark Records. Listen to the entire album below now and don't miss the band live at Vancouver's Media Club on October 10th (all dates below).

Tour Dates:
9/5   Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands (Record Release Show)
9/7   Philadelphia, PA @ Voyeur w/ Making Time, Holograms
9/14 New York, NY @ Webster Hall w/ Ariel Pink
9/28 Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Music Festival
9/29 Chicago, IL @ Schuba’s Tavern*
9/30 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon*
10/1 Minneapolis, MN @ 400 Bar*
10/2 Grinnell, IA @ Grinnell College Gardner Lounge*
10/3 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown Jr.*
10/5 Denver, CO @ Hi Dive*
10/6 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court*
10/7 Boise, ID @ The Red Room*
10/9 Seattle, WA @ Barboza*
10/10 Vancouver, BC @ The Media Club*
10/11 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir*
10/13 Santa Cruz, CA @ Crepe Place*
10/16 Los Angeles, CA @ Echo*
10/17 Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom*
10/19 San Antonio, TX @ The Korova*
10/20 Austin, TX @ Red 7*
10/21 Dallas, TX @ Bryan Street Tavern*
10/23 Nashville, TN @ The High Watt*
10/24 Atlanta, GA @ 529 Club*
10/25 Athens, GA @ Caledonia Club*
10/26 Greenville, SC @ Radio Room*
10/27 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506*
10/28 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter*
10/29 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar*
*w/ Hospitality

Harts "All Too Real" (video)

Melbourne solo artist Harts prepares to release new EP 'Offtime' later this year. Harts plays every instrument on the recordings that were then mixed by The Mars Volta's Lars Stalfors. Check out the video "All Too Real" (above) and keep your ears peeled for more from Harts.

WHY? "Jonathan's Hope"

WHY? to release fifth LP 'Mumps, etc.' on October 9th via Anticon/City Slang. The entire album was produced by Josiah and Yoni Wolf and recorded (choir, strings, horns, etc.) to two inch tape (no loops) before being mixed by Graham Marsh (Cee Lo Green, Katy Perry) with Yoni. Listen to the album opener "Jonathan's Hope" (below) now and get ready for twelve more tracks when the long player drops later this fall.

Julia Holter "Goddess Eyes I" (video)

Julia Holter released her critically acclaimed new album 'Ekstasis' earlier this year via RVNG Intl.. Holter is now sharing the video for "Goddess Eyes I" from the LP. The video is a collaboration with fellow LA resident and visual artist José Wolff (whom also did the video for Holter's "Sea Called Me Home"). We've had 'Ekstasis on regular rotation around here since it dropped last June. Watch the video above now.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Atlas Genius "Symptoms" (video)

ATLAS GENIUS - Symptoms from Atlas Genius on Vimeo.
Adelaide's Atlas Genius released their debut EP 'Through The Glass' in June via Warner Bros. Records. Check out the video for "Symtoms" (above) directed by Claire Marie Vogel. Catch the band on tour with Silversun Pickups at Vancouver's Malkin Bowl on September 4th (all dates below) and watch for a full length album next year.
Confirmed US Tour Dates:
08/28     Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR
09/02     The Griffin - San Diego, CA
09/04     Malkin Bowl - Vancouver, Canada
09/06     Maymoor Amphitheater - Redmond, WA
09/07     McDonald Theatre - Eugene, OR
09/09     Pioneer Courthouse Square - Portland, OR
09/10     Mondavi Center - Davis, CA
09/12     Fox Theater - Oakland, CA
09/13     Santa Monica Civic Auditorium - Santa Monica, CA
09/14     Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, NV
09/15     Rock the Green - Veteran, NY
09/17     Sumtur Amphitheater - Papillion, NE
09/18     Hoyt Sherman Place - Des Moines, IA
09/20     State Theatre - Minneapolis, MN
09/21     Aragon Ballroom - Chicago, IL
10/06     Woodlands Pavilion - The Woodlands, TX
10/09     The Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA
10/11     Ram's Head Live - Baltimore, MD
10/14     Terminal 5 - New York, NY
10/17     Orpheum Theatre - Boston, MA
10/19     The Webster - Hartford, CT
10/21     House of Blues - Cleveland, OH
10/28     Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA
11/04     Vinyl - Atlanta, GA
11/05     The WorkPlay Theatre - Birmingham, AL

Elite Gymnastics "Andreja 4-Ever"

Elite Gymnastics are the latest to share a new track via Adult Swim's 2012 Singles Program. The new single is called "Andreja 4-Ever" and can be heard below or head over to Adult Swim for a free download. The next single in the program will be from Liars.

The Zolas "Knot In My Heart"

Vancouver's The Zolas ready release of sophomore album 'Ancient Mars' out October 2nd via Light Organ Records. The forthcoming ten track LP was produced by Chuck Brody (Phantogram, Wu-Tang). Catch The Zolas on tour with Hey Ocean! this fall (dates coming soon). Listen to "Knot In My Heart" (below) now.

Angelica's Elegy "When You're Asleep"

Norway's Angelica's Elegy to release new EP 'Cognitive Dissonance' today (digitally, physical next week) via Riot Factory/Sad Songs For Happy People Records. The four piece is now sharing a track from the EP "When You're Asleep" (below). The blissed-out cut is a dreamy slice of lo-fi indie and ethereal textures. Keep your ears peeled for more tasty tracks from Angelica's Elegy.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Night Moves "Country Queen"

Minneapolis' Night Moves to release debut album 'Colored Emotions' on October 9th via Domino Records. Listen to the bands latest track "Country Queen" (below) now and get ready for Night Moves.

Twerps "He's In Stock"

Melbourne's Twerps to release new 7" 'Work It Out' on September 17th via Chapter Music/Underwater Peoples. The band is also set to head out on their first US headlining tour (dates below). Listen to the great new track "He's In Stock" now.


10/14 - Purchase, NY @ SUNY Purchase*
10/15 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie*
10/16 - Baltimore, MD ­@ Baltimore, MD*
10/17 - Washington, DC @ Black Cat*
10/19 - Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly !
10/21 - Montreal, QC @ Le Cagibi *
10/22 - Toronto, ON @ Silver Dollar *
10/24 - Gambier, OH @ Horn Gallery-Kenyon College
10/25 - Chicago, IL ­@ Empty Bottle
10/26 - Northfield, MN @ The Grand Event Center +
10/27 - St. Paul, MN ­@ Turf Club
10/29 - Missoula, MO @ Ole Beck VFW Post
10/30 - Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
10/31 - Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar$
11/02 - San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
11/03 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite

* = with Alex Bleeker
+ = with Gap Dream
$ = with White Fang, Dignan Porch 
! = Panache CMJ Showcase w/ Turbo fruits, Dent May, Dignan Porch, Mac Demarco, Vockah Redu

2:54 "Sugar" (video)

2:54 to support The xx on US Tour (dates below). Check out the above video for "Sugar" from this year's self-titled debut album (out now via Fat Possum).

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti "Only In My Dreams" (video)

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti released their latest album 'Mature Themes' this week via 4AD. The highly praised new LP now has it's first video (above) for "Only In My Dreams". The video was directed by Travis Peterson and stars Pink himself (he's the one with the pink hair). Catch the band live at Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre on September 27th (all dates below).
09-07 Austin, TX - Mohawk *$
09-08 Dallas, TX - Granada Theatre *$
09-10 Atlanta, GA - Goat Farm (Goodson Yard Room) *$
09-11 Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle*$
09-13 Washington DC - 9:30 Club *$
09-14 New York, NY - Webster Hall *!
09-15 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer *%
09-16 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club *%
09-18 Montreal, Quebec - Cabaret Du Mile End *%
09-19 Toronto, Ontario - Lee's Palace *%
09-20 Oberlin, OH - Oberlin College *  
09-21 Chicago, IL - Metro *#
09-22 Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe *#
09-24 Denver, CO - The Summit Music Hall *#
09-25 Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge *#
09-27 Vancouver, British Columbia - The Rickshaw Theatre *
09-29 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom *
10-01 San Francisco, CA - Bimbo's 365 Club *#
10-05 Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre *
11-07 LIVERPOOL, Kazimier
11-08 GLASGOW, Stereo
11-09 LONDON, York Hall (Illuminations Festival)
11-12 ANTWERP, Trix
11-13 AMSTERDAM, Melkweg
11-14 PARIS, La Gaite Lyrique
11-16 COLOGNE, Gebaude 9
11-17 HAMBURG, Prinzenbar
11-19 COPENHAGEN, Vega Big Room
11-20 STOCKHOLM, Debaser Midis
11-22 HELSINKI, Tavastia
11-24 WARSAW, Hydrozagadka
11-25 BERLIN, Festaal Kreuzberg
11-27 MUNICH, Ampere
12-06 ISTANBUL, Babylon
* = w/ James Ferraro
$ = w/ Moon Diagrams
! = w/ TEEN
% = w/ Phedre
# = w/ Dâm-Funk

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Lianne La Havas "Forget" (video)

Lianne La Havas turns 23 today. She released her debut album 'Is Your Love Big Enough?' earlier this month via Nonesuch Records to a #1 spot on Billboards Heatseekers Chart (but don't let that fool you, it's actually an excellent album). Watch the video for "Forget" (above) filmed on location in Brooklyn.

Hannah Georgas "Robotic"

Hannah Georgas to release highly anticipated self titled album on October 2nd via Dine Alone Records (pre-order). Georgas' sophomore LP was recorded at Graham Walsh (of Holy Fuck)'s home studio Baskitball 4 Life and at Barn Window Studio in Stoney Creek. Listen to the new single "Robotic" from the forthcoming album (below) now.

Rioux "Halo" (video)

Brooklyn producer Rioux self released his latest EP 'Come On All You Ghosts' earlier this year. Check out the video for "Halo" (above) the second single off of the EP. The video was directed by Mike Sidow.

OMBRE "Tormentas"

OMBRE (Helado Negro and Julianna Barwick) dropped their debut LP 'Believe You Me' this week via Asthmatic Kitty. To celebrate the release of the new album the band is sharing "Tormentas" (below). Yes!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Dustin Bentall & The Smøkes "Souvenirs"

Vancouver's Dustin Bentall & The Smøkes to release 'Orion' on October 2nd via Aporia Records. Listen to "Souvenirs" (free download) one of the six tracks from the new EP. Catch the band live at Vancouver's Waldorf on October 6th and Victoria's Lucky Bar on October 5th.

The Men "Candy"

New York quartet The Men released their critically acclaimed LP 'Open Your Heart' earlier this year via Sacred Bones. We've been loving the shit out of this album since it dropped and can't wait to see them live at Vancouver's Waldorf on September 5th (all dates below). Listen to "Candy" (below) now and we'll see you at the show.


9/01 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest
9/02 San Francisco, CA- The Independent*
9/04 Seattle, WA - Chop Suey  %
9/05 Vancouver, BC - Waldorf Hotel #
9/06 Portland, OR - Musicfest Northwest
9/13 Rouen, FR - 106
9/14 Paris, FR - Trabendo
9/15 Groningen, NL - Vera
9/16 Tilburg, NL - Incubate Fest
9/17 Anvers, BE - Trix
9/18 Bruxelles, BE - VK
9/19 Geneve, SW - Usine
9/20  Milan, IT - Ligera
9/21 Rome, IT - Teatro Spazio
9/22 Padova, IT - Loop
  • 11/08 Buffalo, NY- Mohawk Place
  • 11/09 Toronto, ON - The Hoxton (Not Dead Yet Festival)
  • 11/10 Montreal, QC- Underworld
* Destruction Unit, CCR Headcleaner
# White Lung
% Broken Water, Hurry Up

Kid Koala "8 bit Blues (Chicago to LA to NY)" (video)

Kid Koala to release new album '12 Bit Blues' on September 18th via Ninja Tune. Check out the Kid Koala directed one take, no edits video for "8 bit Blues (Chicago to LA to NY)" (above) from the highly anticipated new album. Stay tuned, tour dates coming soon.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Dinosaur Jr. "Watch The Corner" (video)

Dinosaur Jr. to release new album 'I Bet On Sky' on September 18th via Jagjaguwar
(pre-order here). Check out the video for "Watch The Corner" (above) featuring
 Tim Heidecker. Catch Dinosaur Jr. on tour near you dates below.
Tour Dates:
08/25/12 St. Louis, MO: LouFest 2012
09/02/12 Los Angeles, CA: FYF Fest
09/06/12 Solana Beach, CA: Belly Up Tavern w/Electric Flower
09/08/12 Portland, OR: Roseland Theater (Dinosaur Jr., J Mascis solo, and Sebadoh all performing)
09/24/12 Toronto, ON: Lee's Palace**
09/25/12 Toronto, ON: Lee's Palace**
09/26/12 Toronto, ON: Lee's Palace**
09/27/12 Detroit, MI: St. Andrew's Hall***
09/28/12 Cincinnati, OH: MidPoint Music Festival***
09/29/12 Champaign, IL: Pygmalion Festival***
10/01/12 Nashville, TN: Mercy Lounge*
10/02/12 Atlanta, GA: Variety Playhouse*
10/03/12 New Orleans, LA: Tipitina's*
10/04/12 Austin, TX: Mohawk*
10/05/12 Houston, TX: Fitzgerald's*
10/06/12 Dallas, TX: The Prophet Bar*
10/08/12 Flagstaff, AZ: Orpheum Theater*
10/09/12 Santa Ana, CA: The Observatory*
10/10/12 San Francisco, CA: The Fillmore*
10/11/12 Eugene, OR, WOW Hall*
10/12/12 Seattle, WA: Neptune Theatre*
10/14/12 Salt Lake City, UT: Urban Lounge*
10/15/12 Denver, CO: Bluebird Theater*
10/17/12 Omaha, NE: The Waiting Room*
10/18/12 Minneapolis, MN: Cabooze*
10/19/12 Madison, WI: Majestic Theatre*
10/20/12 Grand Rapids, MI: The Orbit Room*
10/22/12 Bloomington, IN: The Bluebird*
10/23/12 Cleveland, OH: Beachland Ballroom*
10/24/12 Millvale, PA: Mr. Smalls Theatre*
10/25/12 Washington, DC: Black Cat*
10/26/12 Charlottesville, VA: Jefferson Theater*
10/27/12 Philadelphia, PA: Union Transfer*

* w/Shearwater
** w/The Besnard Lakes
*** w/Purling Hiss

Portage & Main 'Undercover' "Fat Bottom Girls" (Queen cover)

Vancouver's Portage & Main are currently taking requests. Head over to the bands Facebook or Twitter to suggest a song you'd like to hear them cover. The band will pick the best suggestions every couple of weeks and put them to a poll. Whichever song gets the most votes gets covered by the band. Tasty Ears will be in the studio with them to capture the performance on video. Watch Portage & Main do Queen's "Fat Bottom Girls" (above) the first poll winner from the band's UNDERCOVER video series. Watch, suggest, vote, repeat.

Ladyhawk "You Read My Mind"

Vancouver four piece Ladyhawk to release new LP 'No Can Do' on October 9th via Triple Crown Audio Recordings of Canada. The band's third album was recorded at The HIVE Creative Labs with Colin Stewart (with help from Joshua Wells) and mastered by Jeff Lipton (Bon Iver, Destroyer - Kaputt). Listen to "You Read My Mind" (below) from the forthcoming album and catch the band love at Vancouver's Biltmore Cabaret on November 1st (all dates below).

Ladyhawk “No Can Do” Tour Dates
Oct 16-Victoria BC @ 9one9 w/ Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Oct 18-Edmonton AB @Wunderbar w/Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Oct 19-Saskatoon SK @ Amigo's w/Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Oct 20-Calgary AB @Broken City w/Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Oct 21-Kelowna BC @ TBA w/Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Oct 24-Hamilton ON @ Casbah w/Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Oct 25-Toronto ON @ Horseshoe w/Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers, special guests Fiver
Oct 26-London ON @ APK Live w/Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Oct 27-Welland ON @ The Rex w/ Baby Eagle and the Proud Mothers
Nov 01-Vancouver BC @The Biltmore w/Shotgun Jimmie

Monday, August 20, 2012

Chrome Canyon "Memories of a Scientist" (video)

New York's Morgan Z (aka Chrome Canyon) to release debut LP 'Elemental Themes' on October 9th via Stones Throw. Check out the video for "Memories of a Scientist" (above) from the forthcoming album. The video was directed by Noah Kalina and Chrome Canyon himself.

This Many Boyfriends "Number 1"

This Many Boyfriends to release highly anticipated, self-titled debut album on October 8th via Angular Recording Co. The LP was recorded and mixed by Ryan Jarman of The Cribs at Edwyn Collins' West Heath Studios in London. Listen to the new single "Number 1" (below) now.

Animal Collective 'Centipede Hz' (album stream)

Animal Collective shared a preview of their forthcoming album 'Centipede Hz' (out September 4th via Domino) last night on Animal Collective Radio (in partnership with The Creators Project). The broadcast also features visuals for each track designed by Abby Portner. Catch Animal Collective live at Vancouver's Malkin Bowl on September 19th (all dates below).

Animal Collective
09-18 Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre *
09-19 Vancouver, BC - Malkin Bowl *
09-20 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom *
09-21 Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre *
09-22 Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre *
09-23 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl #
09-25 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues  *
09-27 Dallas, TX - House of Blues *
09-28 Austin, TX - The Backyard *
09-29 New Orleans, LA - House of Blues *
09-30 Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle *
10/02 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion *
10/03  Philadelphia, PA - Mann Center for the Performing Arts *
10/05 Brooklyn, NY - Williamsburg Park *
wMicachu and the Shapes
w/ Flying Lotus, Huun Huur Tu

Friday, August 17, 2012

The Neighbourhood "Female Robbery" (video)

The Neighbourhood released a new EP 'I'm Sorry...' on August 7th via Sony Music. The five tracks of new material includes the very popular "Sweater Weather" as well as our favourite "Female Robbery". Watch the Zach Sekular and Daniel Iglesias Jr. video for "Female Robbery" above now and grab the EP here.

Dave Sitek "Shoop Lion"

Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio) shares "Shoop Lion" via Federal Prism.

Mount Eerie "Ocean Roar"

Mount Eerie to release part 2 to May's 'Clear Moon' LP with 'Ocean Roar' on September 4th via P.W. Elverum and Sun. 'Ocean Roar' is the darker counterpart to the critically acclaimed 'Clear Moon' as can be heard in the title track below. The man is prolific.

Animal Collective "Today's Supernatural" (video)

Animal Collective share video for "Today's Supernatural" (above). New album 'Centipede Hz' on September 4th via Domino. The video was shot in El Mirage, CA and directed by Danny Perez. Animal Collective will premiere the new album on Sunday August 19th on Animal Collective Radio. Catch the band live at Vancouver's Malkin Bowl on September 19th (all dates below) and get psyched for 'Centipede Hz' coming soon.

Animal Collective
09-18 Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre *
09-19 Vancouver, BC - Malkin Bowl *
09-20 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom *
09-21 Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre *
09-22 Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre *
09-23 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl #
09-25 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues  *
09-27 Dallas, TX - House of Blues *
09-28 Austin, TX - The Backyard *
09-29 New Orleans, LA - House of Blues *
09-30 Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle *
10/02 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion *
10/03  Philadelphia, PA - Mann Center for the Performing Arts *
10/05 Brooklyn, NY - Williamsburg Park *
wMicachu and the Shapes
w/ Flying Lotus, Huun Huur Tu

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Flying Lotus "See Thru To U" (feat. Erykah Badu)

Flying Lotus to release new album 'Until The Quiet Comes' on October 2nd via Warp Records (pre-order). The album features guests Laura Darlington, Niki Randa, Thundercat, Thom Yorke, and Erykah Badu across 18 tracks. Catch Flying Lotus live at Vancouver's Fortune Sound Club on October 22nd (all dates below). Listen to "See Thru To U" (feat. Erykah Badu) above now.


Sun 7th - Terminal 5, New York, NY
Mon 15th - The Hoxton, Toronto, CO
Tue 16th - Metro, Chicago, IL.
Thur 18th - Ogden, Denver, CO
Fri 19th - Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT
Mon 22nd - Fortune, Vancouver, Canada
Tue 23rd - Neptune, Seattle, WA
Thur 25th - Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA

Sat 3rd - Brixton Academy, London, UK (all-nighter w/ 2 special Flying Lotus performances)
Sun 4th - Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mon 5th - Conne Island, Leipzig, Germany
Tue 6th - Trianon, Paris, France
Wed 7th - Fri-Son, Fribourg, Switzerland
Thur 8th - Gretchen, Berlin, Germany
Fri 9th - Manchester Warehouse Project, Manchester, UK
Sat 10th - I Love Techno, Gent, Belgium

How To Dress Well "Again" (Janet Jackson cover)

How To Dress Well prepares to drop new LP 'Total Loss' on September 18th via Acéphale (pre-order here). Krell's highly anticipated sophomore album was recorded over fifteen months in Brooklyn, Chicago, London, and Nashville and co-produced by Rodaidh McDonald (The XX, King Krule). Listen to HTDW's cover of Janet Jackson's "Again" (below) now and get ready for 'Total Loss' next month.