Friday, October 31, 2008

Friday Video: The Whigs

The Whigs fueron los protagonistas de nuestro segundo post en este blog, allá por Febrero, cuando Stereo Pills comenzaba a andar. Una banda cuyo disco Mission Control, nos gusta mucho, y del que acaban de extraer un nuevo single, "Like a Vibration", el cual es probablemente su canción más redonda.

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The Whigs were the second band to be featured in this blog, back in February, when Stereopills was just starting to walk. A band, whose record Mission Control we really like, and from which they have issued a new single, "Like a Vibration", probably the best track on it.


Thursday, October 30, 2008

Release of the Week: Crystal Stilts

Se publica esta semana uno de los discos más esperados de este Otoño; "Alight Of Night" el debut de los norteamericanos Crystal Stilts para el excelente sello Slumberland Records. Minimalismo post-Punk, avant-garage, psicodelia noise y pop se dan la mano en una inspirada colección de canciones.

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This week sees the release of one of the most anticipated records of this autumm; "Alight Of Night" the debut from Brooklyn's Crystal Stilts, issued on the excelent Slumberland Records label. Minimalist post-punk, avant-garage, noise, pchsycodelia and pop, all collide in a fantastic colection of songs.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Kitty Daisy and Lewis

Tres hermanos de 15, 18 y 20 años, obsesionados por la música de los años 40, forman este sorprendente y genial trio Londinense. Su disco de debut ha sido grabado en el estudio que tienen en su casa, donde utilizan técnicas exclusivamente análogicas y entre los formatos puestos a la venta, además del vinilo convencional, existe una edición especial que contiene 5 vinilos de 10" y 78 rpm, tal y como se editaban en aquellos años. Las canciones, mezclan versiones de temas clásicos que les cantaba su padre, con composiciones propias.

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Three siblings from London, aged 15, 18 and 20, obsessed with vintage music from 1940's, compose this amazing trio. Their debut record has been recorded at their home studio where they only use analogue technics and it has been issued in both vinyl and cd, with a special boxed edition of 78 rpm 10' vinyls, just like the ones made on those years. The songs combine classic covers of songs their dad used to sing them, with their own compositions.



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Monday, October 27, 2008

Bye to The New Frontiers

Después de haber publicado uno de los discos más notables del año, The New Frontiers anuncian su separación. Triste noticia tratándose de una joven banda que ha demostrado con "Mending," ser unos excelentes compositores y músicos en el inicio de lo que podría haber sido una brillante carrera.

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After publishing one of the most notable records of the year, The New Frontier's have just announced they are breaking up. Sad news for a young band that has demostrated with "Mending"being excelent composers and musicians in what could have been the beginning of a brilliant career

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Friday Video: Matt and Kim

Pareja artistica y sentimental, Matt and Kim acaban de presentar una de las canciones del que será su segundo trabajo. Daylight, es otra muestra de su alegre y divertido pop y se puede descargar en la web de Green Label Sound

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Artistic and sentimental couple Matt and Kim have just unleashed one of the songs of their upcoming second record. Daylight is another slice of their bright, funny and catchy pop and it can be downloaded at Green Label Sound


Thursday, October 23, 2008

Mercy Arms Full Stream

Mercy Arms son probablmente la banda joven más prometedora de Australia. Después de varios singles muy bien recibidos por la crítica, han publicado hace unos meses su esperado album de debut. My Bloody Valentine y The Smiths, son algunas de las referencias que suelen utilizarse para describir su sonido, dulzura pop envuelta en muros de guitarras

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Mercy Arms are probably the most promising young band in Australia. After several acclaimed singles, they have just released their eagerly awaited debut long player. My Bloody Valentine and The Smiths are some of the references usually thrown to describe thir sound, pop swetness wrapeed under guitar walls.


Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Frances

Paul Hogan es un cantante, compositor y multi instrumentalista con formación en música clásica, algo que se manifiesta en los preciosos arreglos orquestales de su música. Después de un excelente aunque apenas conocido disco en solitario, nace Frances, proyecto al que se unen cinco músicos y que edita estos días su debut "All The While", una exquisita coleccion de pop de camara y fantasticos arreglos orquestales que ya les han generado comparciones con la música de Sufjan Stevens.

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Paul Hogan is a writer, singer and multi-instrumentalist with a classical music background. Something you can see reflected in the beautiful orchestral arrangements of his music. After an excelent, although mostly unknown solo record, five more musicinans are joining him in Frances, a band that has just issued their debut "All The While", an exquisite collection of chamber pop filled with fantastic orchestral arrangments, that has garnered them comparisons with Sufjan Stevens music.

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Japanese Motors

Entre los miembros de esta banda Californiana hay un surfer profesional y un ex-diseñador de la marca Hurley, algo que se refleja no solo en su sonido surfero con toques de garaje, sino también en las letras de sus canciones en las que los protagonistas son las chicas, el surf y la diversión.

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Among the members of this California band, there is a pro surfer and an ex designer for the brand Hurley. No surprise then, that their sound is a blend of surf and garage, and the lyrics of their songs talk about girls, surf, and having fan.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Oh No Oh My!!

"Dmitrij Dmitrj"es el título del nuevo EP de Oh No Oh My, trabajo casero, como ya es habitual en los de Texas, que será editado digitalmente la próxima semana y cuyas copias físicas serán exclusivamente vendidas en su gira, la cual, pasará por algunas ciudades de España en Noviembre.

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"Dmitrij Dmitrj" is the title of Oh No Oh My's new EP, another homemade work by the Texans, which will be published digitally next week and with some physcal copies only available at their shows from their current tour, which will be bringing them to some Spanish cities in November.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

The Sammies "Sandwich"

Después de la buena acogida de su debut, el cuarteto de North Carolina The Sammies, edita su segundo album "Sandwich"en el que continuan con su apatitosa mezcla de power pop, garage y punk.

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After their critically aclaimed debut, North Carolina boys, The Sammies, have just published "Sandwich", their sophomore release, which continues with their tasty blend of power-pop, garage and punk

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Dropkick: Patchwork

Patchwork es el título del nuevo trabajo de los escoceses Dropkick, disco que se editará a finales de este mes y que es el segundo que publican en tan solo un año. Si el primero era una excelente colección de power-pop de regusto clásico, aquí dan rienda suelta a su faceta más country, en un disco, que cualquiera de los grandes nombres del alt-country estaría orgulloso de firmar. Tenemos en exclusiva para Stereo Pills, gracias a Alastair Taylor, la canción Nowhere Girl.
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Patchwork is the title of the new wrk by Scottish Dropkick, a recoerd that will see the light in a few weeks and that marks the second full release in just a year. If the first one was an excellent collection of classic power-pop, here they exploit their more country and americana side, in a record, that any of the big names in the alt-country genre will be proud to sign. We have, thank’s to Alstair Taylor, and as an exclusive to Stereo Pills, the song Nowhere Girl for free download.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Band of the Week: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart


“Everything With You” es el nuevo single de The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, banda a la que hemos venido siguiendo desde la publicación de su excelente ep homónimo. Su música es una deliciosa mezcla de shoegaze y sensibilidad pop y su álbum de debut se editará el próximo año.

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“Everything with You “is the new single form The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, a band we have been following since the release of their excellent self-tittled ep. Their music is a delicious mix of shoegaze and pop sensibility, and their debut album will be published sometime next year.