Today's Quick Mention: Hopefully,
wherever you work you're getting a long holiday
weekend so that you can fully celebrate President's
Day. If not, then don't worry, we'll still
have music for you on Monday.
Tunes and stuff. Enjoy.
Cribs - Chi-Town:
To be honest, this new track from the Cribs feels
like it was made for meatheads. Still, it's
loud and fun to sing-a-long with, so I suppose I can
get past its mainstream modern rock leanings.
The band, which is back to being a trio, will
release their fifth full length, In The Belly Of
The Brazen Bull, on May 8 via Wichita
- Spring Break-Up:
I have to admit that I initially gave this band a
listen because they have the words "taco" and "cat"
in their name. It's just hilarious. As
for the music, it's good. If you like the
fuzzy pop ways of acts like Bleached and the
Splinters, then you'll dig this. The band just
signed to Hardly Art Records, and that's where
they'll release the Take Me To Your Dealer
Bones - Here Now:
Sean Bones had a song last year that I thought was
pretty nifty, and now here he is with another solid
pop effort. This track makes me want to skip
around in a field on a sunny day. The Here
Now 7" is currently available, so grab one.
It apparently has handmade sleeve art and such,
which only makes it that much cooler to own.
Sera - Break My Heart:
I'm so ready to hear La Sera's new full length.
Both singles have been absolute gems, and I'm
convinced that their sophomore effort is going to be
a great listen. Hardly Art Records will
release the highly anticipated Sees The Light
on March 27. You could probably hear most of
the new tunes if you happen to see the band at SXSW.
I'm not too familiar with this act, but they're
about to put out their debut full length, and this
is the first single off of it. I dig it.
They have a really slick 80s-enthused sound that's
just hard to not get caught up in. The band
will release Exhibitionists at some point
later this year. They're also expected to be
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