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  • The New 06.26.13 MP3

    Smith Westerns – “Varsity” [mp3] from Soft Will, released June 25th on Mom Pop Records Soft Will seems like a commencement for the trio of youngsters that exhibited a precocious command of glam-rock and power-pop fundamentals on their previous album Dye It Blonde.  The new songs are more subdued & mature, but still reflect brilliance in song-craft. Download: smith-westerns-varsity.mp...

    26.06.2013

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  • The New 06.19.13 MP3

    Muralismo – “Wild Eyed Friend” [mp3] from Muralismo, out  July 9th (bandcamp) Taking their name from an artistic movement that focused on aspects of everyday life, this is fine chamber pop from San Francisco featuring the words and music of Mark David Ashworth.  This tune is a lovely & exquisite composition, with nice mix of woodwinds and electric guitar. Download: muralismo-wild_ey...

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  • The New 06.14.2013 MP3

    Hospital Ships – “Come Back to Life” [mp3] from Destruction in Yr Soul, out June 18th on Graveface Records A plodding, wistful folk rock song that explodes in slow motion grandeur about halfway through.  Nice opening track from the forthcoming record. Download: hospitalships_comebacktolife.mp3 Camera Obscura – “Fifth in Line to the Throne” [mp3] from Desire Lines, relea...

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  • The DIY Corner: 10-June-13 MP3

    Another edition of DIY Corner featuring bedroom artists/home recording enthusiasts looking to share their material. They provide a little insight, and share a track or two with our audience. Enjoy! There’s Talk – “Salt“ from Tiny Strands out July 2013 San Francisco musician, Olivia Lee, has an electronic/folk project under the moniker, There’s Talk. She recorded Tiny Strands with ...

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  • Sunday R&C: 02 June 2013 MP3

    In this edition: Glass Elephant unleashes Atlantic, consider tracks from Boxed Wine, Double Dagger, Pressed And and Young Aundee; and videos from Terry Emm, Plant Parenthood, and Caged Animals. Discover Glass Elephant Featured debut: Atlantic released 30 April 2013 Glass Elephant recorded Atlantic over the winter in the Poconos. The Brooklyn-based quartet’s debut is entirely self-recorded and ...

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  • Morning Mail: 27-May-13 MP3

    Huntronik – “Baldy” [mp3] from Huntronik released 8 January 2013 Huntronik is a 3-piece band from Brooklyn that hover between the electronica and indie rock genres. Pick up their debut album on Bandcamp, where you can pay what you want for it.  Other tracks of interest are “Paradigm Shift” and the insanely frenetic, “Everyone is a Website.” It’s a fun, unfilter...

    27.05.2013

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  • The New 05.21.13 MP3

    Stripmall Architecture – “Commuter” [mp3] from Suburban Reverb, out June 18th, 2013 San Francisco’s foremost electro-glam pop collective follow up the excellent Feathersongs for Factory Girls (2011) with the highly anticipated Suburban Reverb.  This lead single lampoons the ritualistic depravity of the 9 – 5 commute, in typical elegant & polished SA style. Download: strip...

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    21.05.2013

  • Sunday R&C: 19-May-13 MP3

    Farewell Circuit to release New EP, New Video out Now Minneapolis indie rockers, The Farewell Circuit are set to drop their new EP next month.  They are celebrating in style with a a big release party.  It will be held on June 7th at Icehouse MPLS. Dear Data will open the release party and the show will be featured on 89.3 The Current Presents. If you are in Minneapolis that day, grab seven bucks and see on...

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  • The New 05.16.13 MP3

    Weird. – “A New Beginning” [mp3] from Desert Love for Lonely Graves, out now. Sepulchral, droning shoe-gaze from Roman trio. Available – name your price – on their bandcamp site. Well worth picking up if you like walls of ethereal, reverberating guitar spinning tales of impossible love and willing victims served over barren wilderness of drums, bass, and dirt-caked vocals. Downlo...

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  • The Morning Mail: 15-May-13 MP3

    Manzanita Falls – “Crabgrass” [mp3] from Vinyl Ghost released 17 April 2013 At once brooding and bright, “Crabgrass” is a nice introduction to this Bay Area band’s debut album. Their sound brands your mind with intricate arrangements of Americana instruments and smoldering, intense lyrical imagery.  Pay what you want for Vinyl Ghost on Bandcamp. Download: manzanitafalls-...

    15.05.2013

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    15.05.2013

  • Local Delights MP3

    Hey! back in the saddle after closing out the semester.  We have lots to drop on you this week, but thought we’d do it right and share some material from local folks this morning.  Check out Evan Kidd’s documentary, Spazz Out! Hear new demo tracks from Nolan Smock, and discover new material on Raleigh’s DiggUp Tapes label. Evan Kidd’s Spazz Out! Spazz Fest has passed us by this year...

    13.05.2013

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  • The New 05.08.13 MP3

    !!! (commonly pronounced Chk Chk Chk) – “Slyd” [mp3] from THR!!!ER, out now California dance punk revivalists change up personnel and embrace funk, new-wave, and afro-pop – definite signs of life from a veteran outfit!  Produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno. Download: slyd.mp3 Saturday Night Gym Club – “The Nowhere Team” [mp3] from The Nowhere Team EP, out Jun...

    08.05.2013

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    08.05.2013

  • Thedadada Spring Mix 2013 MP3

    Gapless mix of free and promotional indie rock songs in the key of spring. Click here to download ZIP file with all tracks and album art. 1. The Veils – Dancing with the Tornado (from Time Stays, We Go) Download: the-veils-dancing-with-the-tornado.mp3 2. Airstrip – Pleasure Center (from Willing) Download: airstrip-pleasure-center.mp3 3. The Baptist Generals – Broken Glass (from Jackle...

    06.05.2013

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  • The New 05.01.13 MP3

    The Mast – “UpUpUp” [mp3] single – released May 29th: original and remixes available on bandcamp Brooklyn-based duo build entrancing synth waves and heavy, primal rhythms as a backdrop for singer Halle Gafori delicate and delightful vocals.  This tune embraces electronica significantly more than the sounds on the band’s debut album, Wild Poppies, perhaps forging a new direction...

    01.05.2013

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  • The Morning Mail: 30-April-2013 MP3

    Body Language – “What’s the Point” from Grammar LP out 15 July 2013 on Lavish Habits On “What’s the Point”, Brooklyn-based Body Language unleash their hybrid sound of synth pop and R&B. Download the EP preview of Grammar here. Denison Witmer “Keep Moving Brother, Keep Moving Sister” [mp3] from Denison Witmer out 30 April 2013 on Asthmatic Kitty The dreamy...

    30.04.2013

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    30.04.2013

  • Afternoon Edition: 29-April-2013 MP3

    Atoms for Peace – “Magic Beanz” single This sounds more like an idea than a complete track. Possibly an outtake from Amok? Braids – “Amends” from In Kind/Amends out 10 June 2013 “Amends” is a bit more atmospheric than any of the releases from 2011′s Native Speaker. It pairs well with the rain outside my window. Broke For Free – “The Gold Liningâ...

    29.04.2013

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    29.04.2013

  • The Morning Mail: 29-April-2013 MP3

    Broke For Free – “Budding” [mp3] from Gold Can Stay released o4 December 2012 I guess I missed this release from the prolific Broke for Free aka Tom Cascino who glides along the trip-hop/chillwave divide some well. Get Gold Can Stay and several other releases on Bandcamp. Download: broke_for_free_-_01_-_budding.mp3 Black Lizard – “Love is a Lie” [free download] from Black ...

    29.04.2013

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    29.04.2013

  • Sunday R&C: 28 April 2013 MP3

    In this edition: Discover Diseases of the South, consider tracks from Delta Mainline, Frugal Father and RRayen, and watch videos from I’lls and Portugal the Man. Discover: Diseases of the South Diseases of the South is Ryan Holiday, who is currently based in greater Philadelphia. His latest, EP:One, is a self-release that would make Brian Eno smile. Loads of atmosphere and intricacy, the songs off this EP are...

    28.04.2013

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    28.04.2013

  • Morning Mail: 27-April-2013 MP3

    Grass House – “Spinning As We Turn” [free download] single from an upcoming 2013 release This track is high on the WOW factor. We’ve been fans of Grass House for awhile, but “Spinning As We Turn” represents an expansion in sound. Great track, great production from this ‘outsider pop’ band who appeal to fans of Tunng and Pink Floyd. The Great Ytene – “U...

    27.04.2013

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    27.04.2013

  • The New 04.24.13 MP3

    The Baptist Generals – “Broken Glass” [mp3] from Jackleg Devotional to the Heart out May 21st on SubPop Records The sophomore album from Denton, TX’s The Baptist Generals was ten years in the making, having been scrapped multiple times since the release of their debut No Silver/No Gold in 2003.  Songwriter Chris Flemmons describes the project as a “love album”.  If the le...

    24.04.2013

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