Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Palm Honey: "Bones"

Palm Honey are a four piece from Reading that debuted earlier this year with "You Stole My Blackout", an interesting blend of psychedelia and experimental rock. Now, the follow up, "Bones" is a more straight forward and groovy track, with a classic feeling  that reminds us a bit of Summertime's era Wilco, which is great.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

LVL UP: "Pain"

After several records for Exploding In Sound indie label, new york lo-fi rockers LVL UP are ready for their debut at Sub Pop with Return To Love, their fourth long player coming on September 23th. "Pain" is the first single from that album, a powerful track in which they sound like a cross between The Shins, Grandaddy and Dinosaur Jr, not a bad thing.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Klangstof: "We Are Your Receiver"

Klangstof are a Norwegian foursome, now based in Amsterdam, with a knack for creating lush, big sounding and epic songs. "We Are Your Reciever" has just the right dose of everything, making it one of the most impressive singles we have heard this year. Check also the great, previously released "Hostage" and stay tuned for a full lenght album coming soon,

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Beach Slang: "Punks In a Discobar"

Beach Slang seem to be, like Ultimate Painting, a prolific band when it comes to compose new material, as they have just announced their second lp A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings(coming September 23th) when barely a year has passed after the release of their debut album. "Punk's In a Discobar" is the first single and we find it to be one of the best, most energetic and urgent tracks released this year, a total blast.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Ultimate Painting: "Bills"

Ultimate Painting have put out two great records in less than two years time, and now they have a new one ready for next fall. Dusk is out on September 30th and "Bills" is the first teaser, a spacious, melodic track in which they add a nice touch of psychedelia to their traditional guitar pop.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Blonder: "Lean"

Blonder is a new act from NYC that makes his debut with "Lean", a great , summery track that blends dream pop with more straight ahead and radio friendly synth pop, kind of like a cross between Day Wave and Phoenix.
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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Crocodiles: "Telephatic Lover"

Crocodiles will release their sixth LP, Dreamless, this fall, and "Telephatic Lover" is the first advance, a track that shows a change in direction in their sound, stepping away from their characteristic fuzzy and glamy guitar pop to embrace something more subtle and closer to dream pop.