Still Flyin’s new album, ‘Neu Ideas,’ out on 2/1/11 (release party Friday 1/14/11)

Still Flyin' have hinted, through a 12" and a 7" and a 1980s-inspired video, what their new full-length album will entail, and now it's time: Neu Ideas is set for release [...]

By |January 12, 2011|Comments Off on Still Flyin’s new album, ‘Neu Ideas,’ out on 2/1/11 (release party Friday 1/14/11)

Out today, 1/11/11: Tricycle Records Compilation

As a special treat for this numerically-aligned Tuesday, the powers-that-be at Tricycle Records have announced the release of Friends of Tricycle Records Vol. 1.:
As we enter our 5th year as an [...]

By |January 11, 2011|Comments Off on Out today, 1/11/11: Tricycle Records Compilation

Craft Spells – “After the Moment”

Craft Spells - "After the Moment"

From the fertile Stockton indie scene -- okay, all jokes aside, what percentage of write-ups about Craft Spells mention the one other band that [...]

By |January 7, 2011|2 Comments

New music from Papercuts’ upcoming album: “Do What You Will”

Papercuts - "Do What You Will"

Wow, here's the first new song from Papercuts' upcoming Sub Pop album Fading Parade (out 3/1), and if you like lush pop, you are [...]

By |January 6, 2011|Comments Off on New music from Papercuts’ upcoming album: “Do What You Will”

Sunbeam Rd. – “Circular Breathing/Memory Loss”

SF's Sunbeam Rd. just released this free two-song single of indie rock laced with prog and pop. The band's pulled away some of the density found on their Turtles, [...]

By |January 6, 2011|2 Comments

John Vanderslice releases new song and album trailer, announces fancy bundles for pre-order

John Vanderslice - "Sea Salt"

In addition to the Stereogum-premiered/Yours Truly-directed album trailer above, John Vanderslice has announced that pre-orders are now available for White Wilderness, his collaborative album with [...]

By |January 5, 2011|Comments Off on John Vanderslice releases new song and album trailer, announces fancy bundles for pre-order

New from Southpaw Records: Ty Segall live LP, Snake Flower 2 7″

The inimitable Southpaw Records has new records slated for release later this month from a couple of the Bay's best. First up, Ty Segall and his band played [...]

By |January 5, 2011|Comments Off on New from Southpaw Records: Ty Segall live LP, Snake Flower 2 7″

Cannons and Clouds – “Chameleons Migrate South”

What started as an acoustic duo now flourishes as a six-piece ensemble, with appropriately lush and agile music to match. Cannons and Clouds' debut album, After All, is out [...]

By |January 4, 2011|Comments Off on Cannons and Clouds – “Chameleons Migrate South”

Volar Records – Under the Covers Vol. 2 cassette out now

San Diego punk label Volar Records just released a 200-cassette run of a tribute to 70s power-pop hitmakers Paul Collins, Peter Case and Jack Lee. The trio started out [...]

By |January 3, 2011|Comments Off on Volar Records – Under the Covers Vol. 2 cassette out now

Sic Alps – “Do You Want To Give $$?”

Sic Alps - "Do You Want To Give $$?"

From the band's upcoming Napa Asylum, out January 25th on Drag City. Sic Alps will be opening for Godspeed You! [...]

By |December 20, 2010|Comments Off on Sic Alps – “Do You Want To Give $$?”

Happy Friday: Dominant Legs – “About My Girls (Houses Remix)”

It's Friday, why not embark on the adventures of the weekend with a remix? This one comes from Lefse labelmates, Dominant Legs and Chicago's Houses. Blast it.

Dominant Legs - [...]

By |December 17, 2010|Comments Off on Happy Friday: Dominant Legs – “About My Girls (Houses Remix)”

Winter’s Fall sign to Velvet Blue Music for new record, ‘At All Angles’

After releasing a few free teaser tracks back in early October, Winter's Fall have announced the official release date for At All Angles, the band's third album to date. [...]

By |December 16, 2010|Comments Off on Winter’s Fall sign to Velvet Blue Music for new record, ‘At All Angles’