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Quickdraw: Expert Alterations, Woolen Men, Shannon And The Clams, Computer Magic, Maserati

August 24, 2015


Music!  Enjoy.

:Expert Alterations – The Past And You:  This instantly likeable track is one of the more endearing pop efforts that I’ve come across in 2015.  Can’t wait to hear more off of Expert Alterations debut LP, You Can’t Always Be Liked, which is due out October 30 via Kanine.

:Woolen Men – Life In Hell:  Woolen Men are a trio out of Portland.  They have a lo-fi rock sound and like to say things like “Look us in the eyes and tell us you’re not getting old” in their press releases.  I’m into it.  Temporary Monument is due out September 4 via Woodsist.

:Shannon And The Clams – It’s Too Late:  If Corvette was a bit too slow for your liking, then this upbeat tune should bring you back around on Shannon And The Clams.  I think their upcoming LP is going to be fantastic.  Gone By The Dawn is due out September 11 via Hardly Art.

:Computer Magic – Be Fair:  Been a while since I’ve heard anything from Danz (aka Computer Magic).  This new single of hers is lush and hooky, and I really like it.  Davos is due out October 16 via Channel 9 Records.  See her October 17 at Stubb’s.

:Maserati – Rehumanizer II:  All I can hear throughout the first chunk of this is Flock Of Seagulls’ I Ran.  It’s kind of weird (in a good way, of course).  Maserati’s Rehumanizer is due out October 30 via Temporary Residence.

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Stream This

March 1, 2013


The SOTO inbox is always full of cool stuff that never gets to see the light of day on the actual site, and I’d like to change that.  So, every Friday I’ll be posting the best album streams and videos that were sent my way during the week.  Take a scroll and find something worth remembering.


David Bowie – The Next Day
Cloud Cult – Love
Caitlin Rose – The Stand-In
Rhye – Woman
The Cave Singers – Naomi
Youth Lagoon – Wondrous Bughouse
Jamaica Queens – Wormfood
Suuns – Images Du Futur
Blue Hawaii – Untogether
The Men – New Moon
Javelin – Hi Beams
Shlohmo – Laid Out
Idiot Glee – Life Without Jazz


Brazos will release Saltwater on May 28 via Dead Oceans.

Ra Ra Riot’s Beta Love is out now on Barsuk.

Melody’s Echo Chamber released a self titled album late last year.

The M Machine just put out Metropolis Pt. II on OWSLA.

Bleached will release Ride Your Heart via Dead Oceans on April 2.

Yukon Blonde’s Tiger Talk is out now.

Blackbird Blackbird have an EP out now called Boracay Planet.  They play the Mohawk with STRFKR on March 7.

STRFKR will release Miracle Mile on April 1 via Polyvinyl.  As noted above, they play the Mohawk on March 7.

Matt And Kim released Lightning last year.

Ducktails have an album out now on Domino called The Flower Lane.

Kate Nash will release Girl Talk on March 5.

Computer Magic will release a new 7″ on March 12.

This is a new single from GEMS.

David Bowie will release The Next Day on March 12.

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