Today's Quick Mention: I added another review
to my brand spanking new
Tumblr page. Give it a once over.
This time I take a look at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
II: The Secret of the Ooze.
Today's music was found on the surface of Mars. Enjoy.
Light Moving - Burroughs:
first song to be released from this new act, which is
fronted by Thurston Moore and backed by Keith Wood (Hush
Arbors), Samara Lubelski (Sonora Pine), and John Moloney
(Sunburned Hand Of The Man). It's noisey indie rock,
and you should expect to like it. Matador will
probably put this out via some sort of official release
later this year.
- If Only:
If you're German then there's
a slight chance you've already heard this gloriously fuzzed
out gem, as that's where it was previously only available.
Props to TBD Records for sharing it with the world. By
the way, make a note to remind yourself that you'll be able
to catch the band right here in Austin next Friday when they
open for Nada Surf at La Zona Rosa.
Cohen - Call No.99:
Chris has done work as Curtains and with a large variety of
well known indie acts, so the high quality of this track
doesn't surprise me at all. Here's hoping you're ready
for the way this song makes you want to lounge around for
all eternity. Captured Tracks is all set to release
Overgrown Path to the masses on September 25.
For a long while Yeasayer have been in that category
of bands that I prefer live over recorded, but I think that
particular way of thinking is finally coming to an end.
This track is an absolute jam, and I'm happy that their
studio stuff just keeps getting better and better.
Secretly Canadian will put out Fragrant World
everywhere on August 21.
- Cut It Out:
It's probably not fair to the band, but I totally consider
Kitten to be a guilty pleasure. I think it's the way
their songs make me want to twirl in any empty warehouse.
Anyhow, this track is off a single that they just released.
There's currently not an Austin date, but they are setting
out on tour with the Pomegranates, which is a cool gig.
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