Listen to the ‘I Can Feel The Heat’ 12″ from Magic Touch (Mi Ami’s Damon Palermo)

MAGIC TOUCH - SILK009 by Magic_Touch

Magic Touch is Mi Ami's Damon Palermo exploring club-ready disco-house sounds. Palermo's got a 12" out [...]

By |September 22, 2011|2 Comments

Extra Classic – “Give Me All Of Your Love”

The aptly named Extra Classic are gearing up for the release of their debut album, Your Light Like White Lightening, Your Light Like a Laser Beam, out September 27th [...]

By |September 21, 2011|Comments Off on Extra Classic – “Give Me All Of Your Love”

Burnt Ones announce West Coast tour with Cosmonauts + two local shows this month

Burnt Ones are heading out on a West Coast tour with Cosmonauts, their SoCal-based Burger Records labelmates. This includes two upcoming local shows: September 22nd with the Younger Lovers [...]

By |September 20, 2011|Comments Off on Burnt Ones announce West Coast tour with Cosmonauts + two local shows this month

Noted: The Wrong Words, WHY?, My Second Surprise, Foolproof Four and more

The Wrong Words recently performed a live set on WFMU, which you can download for free.

Well, shit. WHY? and Serengeti just cancelled their tour. Have you listened to [...]

By |September 20, 2011|Comments Off on Noted: The Wrong Words, WHY?, My Second Surprise, Foolproof Four and more

Listen to Dominant Legs’ new album now

Via Night Fog Reader, Dominant Legs' new album, Invitation, is now streaming in its entirety courtesy of Hype Machine. The album is out September 27th, when the band [...]

By |September 19, 2011|Comments Off on Listen to Dominant Legs’ new album now

Video: Raleigh Moncrief – “Lament For Morning”

As we mentioned a little while ago, Sacramento's Raleigh Moncrief is about to release the Watered Lawn LP on Anticon on October 25th. Here's a self-directed video for [...]

By |September 19, 2011|Comments Off on Video: Raleigh Moncrief – “Lament For Morning”

Wet Illustrated signs to True Panther, new video out now

SF's Wet Illustrated kicked off our Noise Pop Happy Hour earlier this year with a ridiculously fun set of from-the-garage art-pop. "Satellite Kids" comes from the band's upcoming [...]

By |September 19, 2011|Comments Off on Wet Illustrated signs to True Panther, new video out now

Vetiver – “Can’t You Tell (Bing’s Slim for Summer remix)”

Vetiver - Can't You Tell (Bing's Slim for Summer remix) by subpop

Remixes can be pretty hit or miss (or, perhaps worse, inconsequential), [...]

By |September 15, 2011|Comments Off on Vetiver – “Can’t You Tell (Bing’s Slim for Summer remix)”

Tussle and Publicist (Trans Am’s Sebastian Thomson) release ‘Split Infinitive’ EP

Tussle and Publicist (Trans Am drummer Sebastian Thomson) have a new Split Infinitive EP on SF's Voltaire Records. The EP includes one original song and a remix from each [...]

By |September 14, 2011|Comments Off on Tussle and Publicist (Trans Am’s Sebastian Thomson) release ‘Split Infinitive’ EP

The Soft Moon releases ‘Total Decay’ and plays Independent for Halloween

The Soft Moon - "Total Decay"

The Soft Moon recently premiered the title track from their latest dark-wave concoction for Captured Tracks, Total Decay, out on Halloween.

Personally, I would [...]

By |September 13, 2011|Comments Off on The Soft Moon releases ‘Total Decay’ and plays Independent for Halloween

Girls: new album out now, listen to “Love Life”

Girls' new album, Father, Son, Holy Ghost, is out today, September 13th, on True Panther. The album just received a glowing review on Pitchfork, and you can stream it [...]

By |September 13, 2011|Comments Off on Girls: new album out now, listen to “Love Life”

Thee Oh Sees – “Carrion Crawler”

Thee Oh Sees - "Carrion Crawler"

The nearly six-minutes-long "Carrion Crawler" is the first song on Thee Oh Sees' upcoming album Carrion Crawler/The Dream, coming on In the Red on [...]

By |September 12, 2011|Comments Off on Thee Oh Sees – “Carrion Crawler”