Today's Quick Mention: Tonight I'm off to see
Ted. I think it should be a good bit of R-rated
fun, but I realize there's also a large chance it'll just be
terrible. Look for a breakdown later in the week.
Today's music was found in an old shoebox. Enjoy.
- Throw Out Your Wish List:
Joe Boyer has
done work with Cloud Nothings and Total Babe, so it makes
sense that his new project has a lot in common with both
acts. First of all, it features a member from CN and
TB - Jayson Gerycz is in the former, Chris Brown is in the
latter. Secondly, it's got a similar lo-fi, fuzzed out
sound that's hard to not like. Buddah Jabba Momma
is due out September 18 via Exit Stencil Recordings.
Curtains - Bedroom Honesty:
Despite the fact that the
title of this sounds like something you'd see as a topic on
some terrible daytime talk show, I really dig the track.
It's got a very effortless pop thing going on. This
band, which is fronted by Harlem's Michael Coomer, will
release The Garden Of Joy And The Well Of Loneliness
next month via Female Fantasy.
- Blue Meanies:
Kody Nielson, who is a member of Unknown Mortal Orchestra
and Mint Chicks, is featured in this act. They're not
nearly as bombastic as Tame Impala, but they do have a
similar pop/psych combo sound. I like it a lot, and
I'm anxious to check out more. You can expect
Electric Hawaii to be put out on August 7 via Fire.
Folk - Rules Of Youth:
This Canadian outfit sent me an email late last
week, and I quickly found myself attached to this song.
I like the vocal work, and the music packs just enough of a
punch to warrant me cranking the volume. The band just
put out an EP called Say It Again, and you can get it
for however much you'd like to pay via their
- High Summer:
This is a strange track. It's so scatterbrained and
random that it makes my brain hurt, and yet I've struggled
with taking it off of repeat. There's just something
about the steady stream of thoughts that pour out of the
lyrics. For some reason I want more! It's crazy.
This act just released a
free EP titled High Summer.
You should give it a shot.
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