Today's Quick Mention: Don't be afraid to get
out tonight and see the always fantastic Dana Falconberry.
She's playing at
Frank with the Driftwood Singers and
If you listen to today's music backwards, you'll find
nothing of substance. Enjoy.
Felice Brothers - Lincoln Continental:
These guys are especially good at telling a story,
so if you're looking for something today that features
lyrics you can get lost in, then this it. The
nicely titled God Bless You, Amigo just came out last
week. It's a 20 track effort (with 12 original tunes,
and eight cover songs) for just $5. That's totally
- Carpe Diem:
This little project is
actually the work of Spencer Siem (Hella) and a folk
singer-songwriter by the name of Aaron Ross. It's
certainly an unlikely pairing, but this kinetic gem has
immediately convinced me that their upcoming LP is going to
be a good one. Beast Of Both Worlds is due out
on September 11 via Joyful Noise Recordings.
Night Beats - Dial 666:
Somewhere along the way I totally missed out on this band,
and I sort of hate myself for it. As you'll see in
this over infectious piece of psych rock, they're pretty
great. The band has a self titled full length that is
currently available, and they'll be playing in Austin at Red
7 on August 15. We should all go there and present
them with high fives.
Blossoms - Heat Lightning (Ghost Loft Remix):
I've been unable to fully connect with the few
tracks I've heard from this band, but I do think this remix
is pretty snazzy. Maybe I should use it as an excuse
to motivate myself to check out their self titled full
length, which is out now. As for this track, it's just
a one-off, so make sure you grab it and store it away if you
like what you hear.
Le Bon - What Is Worse:
already put together a new effort, and I haven't even all
the way listened to the full length she released earlier
this year. I need to catch up. Anyhow, this
track is an ear pleasing pop effort. The CYRK II
EP is due out on August 21 via The Control Group. If
you're in Austin, you'll be able to catch her and Laetitia
Sadler at Red 7 on September 29.
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