Duluth, Minnesota alt-bluegrass band Trampled By Turtles just released a single called Where Is My Mind which is a Pixies cover. Have a listen to the song. Now the band is signed to Six Shooter Records in Canada. Which is a good thing!!
As previously posted on September 17, 2011. The second single by Chairlift has been dropped. Sidewalk Safari is from the second album ‘Something” which drops on January 24, 2012. The song is shorter than the lead single Amanaemonesia. Still maintains that 1980s new wave rock pop sound. Have a listen to Sidewalk Safari. http://soundcloud.com/youngturks/chairlift-sidewalk-safari
I was kind of curious to check out this Los Angeles band called Races. The band of six members just got signed to Frenchkiss Records who is home to The Antlers, The Dodos and Passion Pit.
I am still riding off the highs from Braid’s show on October 15th. If you want to discover any acts similiar to their music. You should check out Phantasmagoria. They are a guy and girl experimental-electronic-indie-pop duo from Detroit, Michigan formed in 2010 by Christopher Jarvis and Lianna Vanicelli.
Anyone who likes the indie surf-pop music of Tennis. They just released a cover by The Zombie’s Tell Her No. It’s a cool two minute song. The band is recording a new album for their follow-up debut album. That album will come out next year. Have a listen or download to this cover under the cut.
It’s remix galore today. Now Death Cab for Cutie has jumped on the remix bandwagon. I actually like the Cut Copy remix of Doors Unlocked and Open. Have a listen to it.
I was curious to what all this buzz about this artist named Lana Del Rey. So I decided to check out the Youtube for her songs Video Games and Blue Jeans.
Here is the eight album on the Polaris Music Prize 2011 shortlist. It is Colin Stetson‘s New History Warfare Vol. 2. The album came out on February 21, 2011. Being the only album that is instrumental (there are two tracks that are spoken word) and some considered the album “free” jazz. Depending on how the …
Today would have been Amy Winehouse‘s 28th birthday. One of the last recordings that everyone is talking about. It happens to be the duet with Tony Bennett called Body & Soul. It is still sad and tragic to what happened to Amy Winehouse.
I haven’t heard from Brooklyn’s Chairlift in quite some time. For those that don’t remember, their song “Bruises” was featured in the 2008 Apple iPod Nano commercial. Check out this 80s inspired music video for Amanaemonesia is taken from their third album which should be out this year.