Archive for the Indie Rock Category
Two limited edition 7” EPs previewing 6 songs each from the upcoming Warp And Woof long-player. Recorded at soundchecks, hotel rooms and in the tour van, all dozen songs clocking in at 2 minutes or under, recalling the spontaneous spirit of 1993-94 eps Fast Japanese Spin Cycle, Static Airplane Jive and Clown Prince of the Menthol Trailer.
The shift is so subtle and unassuming, you may never notice it happens. But 42 minutes into LAMBCHOP’s fourteenth studio album—the disarming but intimate confessional called This (is what I wanted to tell you)—KURT WAGNER steps forward, his voice newly unadorned. With the Auto-Tune gild of recent Lambchop records momentarily […]
The denizens of Castle Face are not afraid to get their shins dirty mucking around in the stacks and they’re well aware of an out-of-press gap of Oh Sees releases right before 2006 when they started the label with Sucks Blood. They’re rectifying that and first among these is The […]
Combining the lulling ambiance of shoegaze with the iconic melodies and vocal prowess of classic American country music, outlaw cowboy, Orville Peck croons about love and loss from the badlands of North America. The resulting sound is entirely his own. He takes the listener down desert highways, through a world […]
A newly expanded deluxe edition of “Our Endless Numbered Days”. This version will feature eight previously never before heard demos, new artwork, and a 12-page booklet including liner notes from author Amanda Petrusich. Sam Beam, aka Iron & Wine, released Our Endless Numbered Days, his second album, in March of […]
Cows On Hourglass Pond was recorded between January – March 2018 by Dave Portner at Laughing Gas in Asheville, NC on a Tascam 48 half-inch reel-to-reel tape machine. It follows the 2017 release of Avey Tare’s Eucalyptus, and 2018’s audiovisual album Tangerine Reef, a collaboration between Animal Collective and avant-garde coral macro-videographers Coral Morphologic.
The new Warner Bros. record features 11 original tracks written by Lewis herself and recorded at Capitol Record’s well-known Studio B. Include many specials guests such as Beck, Jim Kentler, Ringo Starr, Ryan Adams, former Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench and multi-instrumentalist/producer Don Was.
12″ reissue. The massively influential band New Order formed in Manchester, England, in 1980, rising from the ashes of U.K. post-punk pioneers Joy Division. Successfully fusing new wave, electronica, synth-pop, and club music earlier than many bands now seen as contemporaries, their unique sound was as insightful and soulful as […]
In the bygone era of arena rock, concerts were a way of promoting records. Punk challenged that notion by making rock a communal experience again: the boundaries between performer and punter were blurred; anyone could start a band; and records were no longer the definitive statement of an artist’s vision, […]
Stella Donnelly is a proud, self-proclaimed shit-stirrer. On lead single “Old Man,” the biting opener of her electrifying debut album, Beware of the Dogs, she targets the song’s titular creep, “Oh are you scared of me old man or are you scared of what I’ll do? You grabbed me with […]
Originally released on Factory Benelux in December 1981, this 12” featured Everythings Gone Green, which had previously been on the reverse of the band’s second 7” single Procession in September 1981, and Cries And Whispers and Mesh whose titles were flipped on the cover causing confusion amongst fans and compilers […]
Recorded at Eastern Artists Recordings in East Orange, New Jersey, during the US visit the previous September, New Order’s first single might, in an alternative universe, have been Joy Division’s next. The 12” single, originally released in March 1981 (the 7” having been released in January) including the original version of […]
The alternative, re-recorded version of Ceremony, now also featuring Gillian Gilbert in the band, was released later in 1981 and features the later alternative cream sleeve rather than the original green and copper. This 12” Single features remastered audio on heavyweight vinyl.
Everything you need to worship fuzzy side of pop. The psyched-out Perth band hit us up with their second Kevin ‘Tame Impala’ Parker produced album. Ten tracks of goodness on the concept of celebrating what you have rather than worrying about vague nebulisms. Just what you’d expect and thankfully so! […]
Cascadia is the name of a long-proposed country designated from the Pacific Northwest bioregion running along the Cascade mountain range that includes British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. “That’s the physical manifestation of our music,” notes Said The Whale’s Tyler Bancroft. With rich harmonies drawn from California pop, crunchy […]
Over his first three albums, Homeshake’s Peter Sagar followed his own idiosyncratic vision, a journey that’s taken him from sturdy guitar-based indie-pop to a bleary-eyed take on lo-fi R&B. Now, with Helium, Sagar is putting down roots in aesthetic territory all his own. It comes through not only in the […]
Razorlight’s debut album is now repressed on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl! Bursting out of the Camden, London indie scene back in 2004 the album ‘Up All Night’ includes the hit singles Golden Touch and Somewhere Else (included on the 2005 re-release). Includes a download code.
Tip of the Sphere is Cass McCombs’s ninth studio album. While many of Cass McCombs’s records have been comprised of songs recorded in different studios and pieced together over time, this one was recorded quickly in one location with a strong sense of purpose, resulting in his most consistent record […]
Deer Tick release a new compilation album entitled ‘Mayonnaise’ – an 11-song companion piece to last year’s full-length albums ‘Deer Tick Vol. 1’ and ‘Deer Tick Vol. 2.’ and contains two bonus tracks. The band explains: “On ‘Mayonnaise,’ you’ll find alternate versions of songs from ‘Vol. 1’ & ‘Vol. 2’ that we feel have their own merit […]
Robyn has stated that the album features “much more production work on my end”. She also said the album represents “this sweet place, like a very soft ecstasy. I danced a lot when I was making it. I found a sensuality and a softness that I don’t think I was […]
LCD Soundsystem release Electric Lady Sessions, their new 12 Track live album recorded at the titular New York City studio. It features covers of Chic’s I Want Your Love and the Heaven 17 song (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang in addition to the band’s take on Seconds by […]
Better Oblivion Community Center is a brand new band comprising the formidable talents of Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst, two of the most lauded American songwriters of the past several years. Written and recorded in Los Angeles during the summer of 2018, their self-titled debut album will be released on […]
“Second full-length from Indonesian heavy psych superstars MOONER! The reaction to Tabiat, their debut LP, was incredible, we sold out within days of its release. O.M. continues in the same vein as Tabiat, melding heavy psych with traditional Indonesian melodies. Featuring members of THE SLAVE, THE SIGIT, SIGMUN and SARASVATI, […]
BACK IN PRINT ON NEW CLEAR COLOR IN COLOR VINYL!!! Released as a companion album to our Shark Move reissue, MOONER update the heavy psych sounds of early ’70s Indonesia while staying true to the roots of the original scene. Featuring members of THE SLAVE, THE SIGIT, SIGMUN AND SARASVATI, […]