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Monday, June 28, 2010

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big boi | sir lucious left foot: the son of chico dusty



Listen to Big Boi's Sir Lucious Leftfoot: the Son of Chico Dusty in its entirety here. [thanks to Will for the tip]

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mp3: new Best Coast | "Boyfriend"



"Boyfriend" is the lead track from Best Coast's Crazy For You. Listen + download below for the price of an e-mail address:

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Best Coast :: Boyfriend











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washed out x adult swim



Ernest Greene chills with Adult Swim at his Georgia lakehouse/recording studio.

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Washed Out :: You and I

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Friday, June 25, 2010

video: Animal Collective | "Guys Eyes"



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Thursday, June 24, 2010

GvsB Sirius | XM Blog Radio

Our weekly Sirius | XM Blog Radio show airs today at noon Eastern (and again at midnight) on Sirius XMU. This week's episode features new music from Tennis, Ariel Pink with Added Pizzazz, Keep Shelly In Athens, Fergus & Geronimo, Puro Instinct, SALEM, Magic Kids, Forest Swords, and more. You can listen online with a free trial here. Check this week's playlist + some mp3s after the jump...

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gorilla vs. bear blog radio :: June 24, 2010

01 ariel pink with added pizzazz :: in the heat of the night
02 ariel pink's haunted graffiti :: fright night (nevermore)
03 the samps :: FXNC
04 puro instinct :: i've got some happiness
05 wild nothing :: chinatown
06 chantal goya :: la pluie du ciel
07 magic kids :: summer
08 the zombies :: beechwood park
09 fergus & geronimo :: girls with english accents
10 little joy :: don't watch me dancing
11 the strokes :: i'll try anything once (you only live once demo)
12 salem :: king night
13 health :: die slow (nite jewel remix)
14 caribou :: odessa
15 shabazz palaces :: blastit
16 james blake :: CMYK
17 forest swords :: rattling cage
18 tennis :: marathon
19 best coast :: sun was high (so was i)
20 cults :: most wanted
21 keep shelly in athens :: cremona memories
22 quiet village :: free rider
23 lemonade :: lifted (le chev reunion tour remix)
24 les sins :: lina
25 weird tapes :: home
26 animal collective :: did you see the words
27 panda bear :: good girl/carrots (edit)
28 the sandwitches :: stardust
29 candy claws :: silent time of earth
30 ariel pink :: for kate i wait
31 sleep ∞ over :: outer limits

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video: Harlem | "Someday Soon"



Directed by Aaron Brown and Ben Chappel. Harlem goes on tour this summer with the Dead Weather. Check the dates here.

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

ready for the world



Not to be confused with the forthcoming Twin Sister remix, but gorgeous/haunting nonetheless thanks to some well-placed melodica:

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How To Dress Well :: Ready for the World (Twins remix)

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cremona memories



We don't know much about Greece's mysterious Keep Shelly in Athens, aside from the fact that he/she makes Euro-lounge/Balearic-tinged smooth jams that recall everything from Quiet Village and Coyote Clean Up to early Weird Tapes/Memory Cassette and the more soothing side of CFCF. Easy listening for balmy summer nights:

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keep shelly in athens :: rainy night



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lifted



New remix of Lemonade's "Lifted" by Le Chev, the production project of Fischerspooner's Michael Cheever. Taken from the new Lifted single, out now on True Panther:

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Lemonade :: Lifted

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weakend



[the Porcelain Raft-created video for YU(c)K's "Weakend," the gorgeous title track from their upcoming cassette EP, out soon on Mirror Universe]

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yuck :: weakend

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

girls with english accents



Our friends at Transparent just posted up this new jam from Denton's Fergus & Geronimo, who've apparently signed with Sub Pop spinoff Hardly Art for an upcoming release:

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Fergus & Geronimo :: Girls with English Accents

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rattling cage



"Rattling Cage" is the latest daunting, spectral psych-dub death march from Liverpool's amazing Forest Swords, taken from his new single, due next month on the great No Pain In Pop. Check the appropriately tense video below, and pre-order the single on limited 7" vinyl (300 copies) here.

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stardust

the sandwitches

Here's another track from the Sandwitches' limited Duck Duck Goose! one-sided 12", which currently ranks up there with Color Your Life and the Samps' self-titled joint as my favorite EPs of 2010. Out July 13 on Empty Cellar/Secret Seven.

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The Sandwitches :: Stardust

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video: Crystal Castles | "Celestica"



[directed by Ethan Kath / R. Hawkins]

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mp3: new SALEM | "King Night"



Here's the massive opener/title track from SALEM's King Night, out September 28 on IAMSOUND Records:

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SALEM :: King Night

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memory tapes :: green knight (CREEP remix)

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Monday, June 21, 2010

l'aventure



As a follow-up of sorts to last year's stellar Ram on L.A. compilation, Aquarium Drunkard has curated a tribute comp for Television’s overlooked 1978 sophomore album Adventure, with all donations from the (free) download going to benefit the Silverlake Conservatory of Music. Like the McCartney tribute, L’Aventure features covers from some of L.A.'s finest, including this version of "The Fire" from Imaad Wasif, with help on vocals coming from Sweden's Lykke Li:

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Imaad Wasif :: The Fire (feat. Lykke Li)

Download L'Aventure on June 22 (tomorrow) at aquariumdrunkard.com.

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mp3: new mixtape from The Samps


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30 minute collage of spaced-out retro-futuristic funk, courtesy of The Samps' Cole MGN. Get the cassette version of "Windows '69 Edition (on TV)" for free when you order the band's excellent new EP from Mexican Summer:

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The Samps :: Windows '69 Edition (On TV) (28 mb)

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Sunday, June 20, 2010

favorites of 2010.5



ALBUMS:

01 Beach House | Teen Dream
02 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti | Before Today
03 Big K.R.I.T. | K.R.I.T. wuz here
04 Twin Sister | Color Your Life + Alternates
05 Erykah Badu | New Amerykah Part II: Return of the Ankh
06 Joanna Newsom | Have One on Me
07 Toro y Moi | Causers of This
08 Harlem | Hippies
09 Janelle Monae | The ArchAndroid
10 Dum Dum Girls | I Will Be
11 Dara Puspita | 1966-1968
12 The Bitters | East General

SONGS:

01 ariel pink's haunted graffiti :: round and round
02 beach house :: 10 mile stereo
03 gauntlet hair :: i was thinking...
04 joanna newsom :: good intentions paving company
05 ariel pink's haunted graffiti :: fright night (nevermore)
06 sleep ∞ over :: outer limits
07 twin sister :: all around and away we go
08 cults :: go outside
09 james blake :: cmyk
10 joanna newsom :: baby birch
11 tennis :: marathon
12 robyn :: dancing on my own
13 the morning benders :: excuses
14 harlem :: someday soon
15 best coast :: our deal
16 caribou :: odessa
17 gil scott-heron :: me and the devil
18 happy birthday :: subliminal message
19 miracles club :: a new love
20 big boi :: general patton
21 pantha du prince :: stick to my side (feat. panda bear)
22 candy claws :: silent time of earth
23 bodies of water :: rise up, careful
24 sunset :: late night dawning
25 washed out :: you and I

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

ariel pink with added pizzazz



Here's the opening track from the self-titled 12" EP from Ariel Pink and TX free-jazz weirdos Added Pizzazz (as heard on Before Today opener "Hot Body Rub"), recorded earlier this year in Dallas.

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ariel pink with added pizzazz :: in the heat of the night

Ariel Pink with Added Pizzazz is out July 9 on FDAFITS, and will also be available on the upcoming Haunted Graffiti tour.

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Friday, June 18, 2010

mp3: Blonde Redhead :: Here Sometimes



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Blonde Redhead :: Here Sometimes

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nite jewel remixes HEALTH



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HEALTH :: die slow (nite jewel remix)

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

GvsB Sirius | XM Blog Radio

Our weekly Sirius | XM Blog Radio show airs today at noon Eastern (and again at midnight) on Sirius XMU. This week's episode features new music from Magic Kids, Tennis, Wavves, All Saints Day, Washed Out, SLEEP ∞ OVER, Aias, The Sandwitches, and more. You can listen online with a free trial here. Check this week's playlist + some mp3s after the jump...

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gorilla vs. bear blog radio :: June 17, 2010

01 tennis :: marathon
02 all saints day :: it'll come around
03 magic kids :: summer
04 washed out feat. caroline polachek :: you and i
05 toro y moi :: minors
06 j dilla :: coming back
07 the avalanches :: since i left you
08 ariel pink's haunted graffiti :: fright night (nevermore)
09 arch m :: cave grill
10 the samps :: FXNC
11 crystal castles :: suffocation (memory tapes remix)
12 wavves :: king of the beach
13 puro instinct :: luv goon
14 aias :: la truita
15 sleep ∞ over :: outer limits
16 the sandwitches :: baby mine
17 the sandwitches :: song of songs
18 bodies of water :: rise up, careful
19 all saints day :: you can't be alone
20 best coast :: our deal
21 echo lake :: young silence
22 gauntlet hair :: i was thinking...
23 pantha du prince :: welt am draht (animal collective remix)
24 john maus :: do your best
25 holy shit :: written all over your face
26 SALEM :: redlights
27 veux :: late key
28 ceo :: come with me
29 tennis :: south carolina
30 candy claws :: silent time of earth
31 beach house :: 10 mile stereo (cough syrup remix)
32 yuck :: automatic

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

the world ends



Fuzzed-out '70s Nigerian psych-funk from The Hykkers (a band you might recall from this comp), taken from Soundway's upcoming QUADRUPLE VINYL comp, The World Ends, courtesy of Now Again:

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mp3: Magic Kids :: "Summer"



Shades of the timeless pop of Odessey & Oracle-era Zombies on this beautifully restrained track from Memphis' Magic Kids, taken from their upcoming full-length MEMPHIS, out later this summer on True Panther. If the lush, soaring Memphis tracks I've heard so far are any indication, this record represents a huge leap forward for the young band. Catch 'em on tour this summer with Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti + Puro Instinct.

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Magic Kids :: Summer

MEMPHIS is out August 24. Pre-order now from True Panther.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

south carolina



Another undeniable sunny pop gem from Denver husband/wife duo Tennis, taken from the group's new South Carolina 7", which is available for pre-order now on Fire Talk. Limited to 300 copies:

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Tennis :: South Carolina

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the truest faith



Official video for Korallreven's "The Truest Faith," directed by Sebastian of Sail a Whale. Look for the The Truest Faith, Loved-Up remix EP on Acephale on July 6, featuring contributions from CFCF, Sail A Whale, and more, including this noisy, oddly uplifting extended version by experimental Swiss producer Ghostape:

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korallreven :: the truest faith (ghostape remix)
korallreven :: the truest faith

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Monday, June 14, 2010

tame impala x yours truly



Our friends at Yours Truly shot this video of Tame Impala playing in a field they've dubbed "Camp Nowhere," somewhere in Santa Cruz, CA. Watch another clip here.

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king of the beach

Footage of WAVVES recording their new LP King of the Beach at Sweet Tea in Oxford, Mississippi: featuring bad basketball, weed, his occasionally obnoxious new bandmates, and a promising preview of some of the jams on the new record. You guys are going to love/hate it! Shot and edited by Pete Ohs:



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balance



New video from Denver's Woodsman, featuring some hypnotic/psychedelic hoops footage, directed by Trevor Peterson. Fundamentals, kids. "Balance" appears on the band's new Mystery Tape EP, out now on Lefse.

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video premiere: Veronica Falls | "Beachy Head"



The video for "Beachy Head," the sinister new single from London's Veronica Falls, was directed by Philippa Bloomfield. The Beachy Head 7" single is out today on No Pain In Pop:



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young silence



London's Echo Lake -- a band we've gushed about before -- just sent over another blissed out, reverb-soaked new dream pop gem, along with the caveat that this one's "probably as pop as we'll get."

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Echo Lake :: Young Silence

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L.A.'s Pearl Harbor have apparently changed their name to PURO INSTINCT. The group's new EP (feat. one of David's Polaroids on the cover) will be out in July on Gloriette, but you can get it now digitally on bandcamp. Catch the band on tour this summer with Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti and Magic Kids.

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Puro Instinct :: California Shakedown

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Friday, June 11, 2010

you can't be alone



Here's another track from All Saints Day, the collab between Katy of Vivian Girls and Gregg of Cat Power that we've been digging the last couple months. As previously reported, the band makes their live debut on the West Coast this weekend, and will release their first 7" (pictured) on Art Fag in the very near future:

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All Saints Day :: You Can't be Alone

previously:

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All Saints Day :: It'll Come Around

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mp3: animal collective remixes pantha du prince




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pantha du prince :: welt am draht (animal collective remix)

previously:

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pantha du prince :: stick to my side feat. panda bear (four tet remix)

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tennis



We leave you for the weekend with this perfect pop gem from Denver husband + wife duo Tennis, written on the band's recent adventures on the high seas. The impossibly infectious "Marathon" chronicles some of the uncertain moments they encountered on their journey, and is one of the sweetest and most instantly endearing songs I've heard in a long time. Look for this one on an upcoming 7" release on Underwater Peoples, and in the meantime, grab the band's debut 7" single, out in July on Woodsman's label, Firetalk. Limited to 300 copies, which won't last long.

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Tennis :: Marathon

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

video premiere: Coasting | "Kids"

Madison & Fiona of Brooklyn duo Coasting sent over their first official video, this vivid animated stop-motion collage brought to life by the amazing Alice Cohen, using images that were lovingly culled from her apparently endless treasure trove of vintage books/magazines. "Kids" appears on Coasting's debut "triple A-sided" 7-inch, which is available now on M'Lady's Records:



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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

bhang bhang



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dum dum girls :: bhang bhang, I'm a burnout

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mp3: new WAVVES | "Post Acid"



Download the free, soda-sponsored new single from WAVVES, released today on Green Label Sound, taken from the forthcoming LP King of the Beach:

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WAVVES :: post acid



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the sandwitches :: "baby mine"



Duck Duck Goose! is the stellar new one-sided 12" from San Francisco's the Sandwitches, out July 13 on Empty Cellar + Secret Seven. The limited six-song EP features some of the group's starkest, most haunting material to date (see "Song of Songs" and "Stardust"), and includes their covers of Tim Cohen's "Rock of Gibraltar" and the Oscar-nominated "Baby Mine," which -- as Empty Cellar points out -- is taken from one of the most heartcrushing moments in the history of film:



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The Sandwitches :: Song of Songs

The Duck Duck Goose! one-sided vinyl 12" EP is limited to 500 copies. Pre-order here or here.

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you and I



[unofficial fan vid for Washed Out's new single, "You and I," by Jacob Corbin. footage taken from the 1968 film Head]

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Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Best Coast | Crazy For You



Best Coast's Crazy For You is out July 27 on Mexican Summer. Featuring 12 brand new songs + last year's single "When I'm With You" as a bonus track, and cover art starring Snacks (pictured). Full tracklist after the jump...

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Best Coast :: When I'm With You



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Best Coast | Crazy For You

01 Boyfriend
02 Crazy for You
03 The End
04 Goodbye
05 Summer Mood
06 Our Deal
07 I Want To
08 When The Sun Don't Shine
09 Bratty B
10 Honey
11 Happy
12 Each and Everyday

Bonus Track: When I'm With You

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late key

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Veux :: Late Key



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eastern green



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Check a clip of Twin Sister's performance of new song "Eastern Green" from the same session after the jump...

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mp3: new Washed Out | "You and I"



New Washed Out track for Adult Swim, featuring gorgeous backing vocals from Chairlift's Caroline Polachek:

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Washed Out :: You and I

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video premiere: Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti | "Bright Lit Blue Skies"

Here's the official video for Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti's cover of the Rockin Ramrods' 1966 jam "Bright Lit Blue Skies," taken from APHG's transcendent album-of-the-year-contender, Before Today. Directed by Steve Hanft:



Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti's Before Today is out today on 4AD.

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ariel pink's haunted graffiti :: round and round

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new Panda Bear | untitled (live at primavera sound)



New heavy dub droner from Panda Bear, performed live at this year's Primavera Sound fest. Possibly the most sinister-sounding Panda Bear jam to date, thanks to a well-utilized King Tubby loop that serves as the track's foundation.

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Monday, June 07, 2010

automatic



[official vid for Yuck's "Automatic"]

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king night



SALEM's King Night (album art pictured) is out September 28 on IAMSOUND Records. Here's last year's 7" version of album track "Frost," although we hear the new versions of the older material benefited greatly from Dave Sardy's mixing. Tracklist after the jump...

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SALEM :: frost

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SALEM :: King Knight

01 King Night
02 Asia
03 Frost
04 Sick
05 Release Da Boar
06 Trapdoor
07 Redlights
08 Hound
09 Traxx
10 Tair
11 Killer

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mp3 premiere: Crystal Castles | "Suffocation (Memory Tapes remix)"



Memory Tapes works his magic on this extended version of Crystal Castles' "Suffocation," transforming the original into a darker, narcotic (but still danceable) dreamscape, with tinges of the kind of faded melancholic nostalgia that Memory Tapes seems to conjure at will:

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crystal castles :: suffocation (memory tapes remix)

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mp3: SLEEP ∞ OVER | "Outer Limits"



Announcing the new Outer Limits 7" single from Austin, TX, girl-gang/astral projectors SLEEP ∞ OVER, arriving next month on our Forest Family imprint. The devastating title track is less cavernous, lo-fi dirge than what we've come to know and love from the trio. It's a soulful, shimmering, lovesick dream-pop gem that evokes shades of Cocteau Twins and early Beach House, lifted by the group's ghostly harmonies and their most heartachingly lovely melody to date:

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SLEEP ∞ OVER :: Outer Limits

If you find yourself on the East Coast this weekend, catch the girls at the following shows, and check the NSFW Outer Limits cover art after the jump...

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Saturday, June 05, 2010

arch m :: land huxt



London's Arch M is giving away his brand new Land Huxt EP for free download on his website. A short 8-song collection of hazy, languorous tropical-psych that makes a perfect score for summer afternoon daydreams:

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Arch M :: cave grill

download the EP:
Arch M :: Land Huxt EP .zip (12 mb)

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Friday, June 04, 2010

premiere: Candy Claws | "Silent Time of Earth"



"Each song on Hidden Lands contains a sample of every other song on the album." Sounds like a potentially ill-advised gimmick regarding the new record from Fort Collins, Colorado's Candy Claws, but repeat listens to the glowing Hidden Lands reveal an incredibly lush, enveloping soundtrack for warm summer nights. If the swirling, shuffling dreamscape "Silent Time of Earth" sounds like something created by mystical woodland creatures, I think that was the intent: the record is "a musical companion to Robert Ketchum's The Secret Life of the Forest" (the group wrote the lyrics by running selections from the book through Translation Party). You're going to want to break out the headphones for this one.

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Candy Claws :: Silent Time of Earth

Hidden Lands is out August 3 on Twosyllable. Also recommended: check the group's blog, where you can see "the visual side" of their music. Here's another one from the new album:

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Candy Claws :: Sunbeam Show

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

andre 3000 x the beatles




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your world is night



[fan vid for SLEEP ∞ OVER's "Your World is Night," by Josh Morgan. Stay tuned for an exciting Forest Family-related SLEEP ∞ OVER announcement in the coming days]

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river



The stunning, otherworldly harmonies of Molly Erin Sarle, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, + Amelia Randall Meath, collectively known as Mountain Man, shot by Vincent Galgano in Hell's Kitchen, NYC. "River" is the closing track on the group's forthcoming LP, Made the Harbor. Grab a track from the record below, and catch the band on their upcoming U.S. summer tour (dates after the jump).

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mountain man :: soft skin

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Mountain Man US tour:

7/13: Boston, MA TT the Bear's Place*
7/14: Northhampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall*
7/15: Toronto, ON El Mocambo*
7/16: Ann Arbor MI The Blind Pig*
7/17: Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall*
7/19: Madison, WI High Noon Saloon*
7/20: Minniapolis, MN Turf Club*
8/9: Toledo, OH Mickey Finn's^
8/10 Toronto, ON Horseshoe Tavern^
8/12 York, PA Capitol Theater^
8/13 Brooklyn, NY Rooftop Concert @ The Old American Can Factory
8/14 North Adams, MA Solid Sound Festival

w/Bear in Heaven/Twin Sister*
w/Deer Tick^

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video: Neon Indian | "Sleep Paralysist"



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GvsB Sirius | XM Blog Radio

Our weekly Sirius | XM Blog Radio show airs today at noon Eastern (and again at midnight) on Sirius XMU. This week's episode features new music from ceo, Bodies of Water, Four Tet, the Morning Benders, Taken By Trees, James Blake, Menomena, Ariel Pink, and more. You can listen online with a free trial here. Check this week's playlist + some mp3s after the jump...

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gorilla vs. bear blog radio :: June 3, 2010

01 bodies of water :: rise up, careful
02 bodies of water :: triplets
03 wild nothing :: live in dreams
04 ceo :: come with me
05 taken by trees :: anna (CFCF remix)
06 ariel pink :: can't hear my eyes
07 twin sister :: lady daydream
08 memoryhouse :: lately (deuxieme)
09 sleep over :: your world is night
10 echo lake :: in dreams
11 james blake :: CMYK
12 lil b :: real life (pictureplane remix)
13 four tet :: angel echoes (caribou remix)
14 the knife :: height of summer
15 kate bush :: cloudbusting
16 nite jewel :: we want our things
17 menomena :: INTIL
18 menomena :: e is stable
19 crystal castles :: celestica (thurston moore remix)
20 ariel pink's haunted graffiti :: bright lit blue skies
21 gauntlet hair :: our scenery
22 wavves :: cool jumper
23 tripping daisy :: sonic bloom
24 shabazz palaces :: blastit
25 big K.R.I.T. :: children of the world
26 bun b :: on to the next year
27 summer camp :: ghost train
28 the morning benders :: cold war (wallpaper. winter remix)
29 cults :: go outside

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i want a house



Part two of Ray Concepcion's "Color Your Life with the Chaos of Trouble: Twin Sister," and a new remix, from Blackbird Blackbird:

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twin sister :: lady daydream (blackbird blackbird remix)

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

all saints day



A few weeks back, we premiered the sweet fuzzed-out first track from All Saints Day, the new collaborative project from Katy of Vivian Girls and Gregg of Cat Power. The duo's posted up the rest of their excellent self-titled debut EP on their bandcamp page, and it definitely delivers on all the promise of "It'll Come Around." Download the EP's opening track in 320 kbps below courtesy of the group, and listen to the rest of the record after the jump...

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all saints day :: it'll come around

update: Katy tells us that "It'll Come Around" will be released on a 7" on Art Fag soon, with b-side "Only Time Will Tell" (listen after the jump). The band may have some test presses available at their west coast shows with Real Estate/Woods/Young Prisms/Jeremy Jay/etc. in a couple weeks.

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<a href="http://allsaintsday.bandcamp.com/track/goodbye">Goodbye by All Saints Day</a>

<a href="http://allsaintsday.bandcamp.com/track/you-cant-be-alone">You Can't Be Alone by All Saints Day</a>



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mp3: caribou x four tet



mp3:
four tet :: angel echoes (caribou remix)

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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

mp3: the morning benders x wallpaper


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The Morning Benders' frontman Chris Chu sent over this new remix of Big Echo highlight "Cold War," reworked by Oakland's Wallpaper.

mp3:
the morning benders :: cold war (wallpaper. winter remix)

The band also posted up new song "Go Grab a Stranger," a Big Echo b-side that Chu tells us was originally slated to make the record, and now appears on a limited tour 7":





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previously:

mp3:
the morning benders :: excuses

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gorilla vs. bear + forest family present :: Memoryhouse, Twin Sister & SLEEP ∞ OVER | Live in Dallas


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We are honored to present an evening with three of our favorite new bands, Ontario's Memoryhouse, New York's Twin Sister + Austin's SLEEP ∞ OVER, on Wednesday, August 25 at The Loft here in Dallas. We have five pairs of tickets to give away courtesy of the venue; just leave a comment if you'd like to attend, and I'll pick the winners at random closer to the show date. You can also grab tickets here.

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twin sister :: all around and away we go
twin sister :: lady daydream (cassette version)
memoryhouse :: lately (troisième)
memoryhouse :: bonfire
SLEEP ∞ OVER :: sunspots
SLEEP ∞ OVER :: your world is night



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i'm leaving everywhere



[unofficial vid for Toro Y Moi's "Leave Everywhere" by Yours Truly's Heidi Petty]

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toro y moi :: leave everywhere

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mp3: new Bodies of Water



Bodies of Water are currently working on their highly-anticipated new full-length in their hometown of Los Angeles, and frontwoman/Music Go Music mastermind Meredith Metcalf sent us a few tracks to preview. She says:
"...instead of waiting till the whole record is done, we thought it'd be fun to record little groups of 3 or 4 songs at a time so people can listen as we finished them..."
All three tracks certainly bode very well for the new record, but the beautiful and expansive "Rise Up, Careful" is the standout, bolstered by Meredith's moving vocals and the addition of Brian Walsh on smooth sax:

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bodies of water :: triplets
bodies of water :: rise up, careful
bodies of water :: ever with us

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