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Stream This

August 22, 2014

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From the depths of the SOTO inbox, I present to you your weekly serving of the latest and greatest album streams and videos.  Enjoy.

FULL ALBUM STREAMS

Please note that the majority of the streams expire as soon as the albums come out, so don’t wait too long to check them out.

ALBUM OF THE WEEK ➡ The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers

J Mascis – Tied To A Star
Ty Segall – Manipulator
The Wytches – Annabel Dream Reader
Merchandise – After The End
The Rentals – Lost In Alphaville
Opeth – Pale Communion
Mono/Poly – Golden Skies
Cassie Ramone – The Time Has Come
Elephant Stone – The Three Poisons
Johnny Aries – Unbloomed
Rubblebucket – Survival Sounds
The Young – Chrome Cactus
Gemma Ray – Milk For Your Motors
Emily And The Complexes – Dirty Southern Love EP
Maps – Realigned
Wand – Ganglion Reef
Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) – You Will Eventually Be Forgotten

MUSIC VIDEOS

⬆ VIDEO OF THE WEEK ⬆
Action Bronson

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Elephant Stone (Dan)

July 23, 2014

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We’ve all heard of indie rock, so let’s familiarize ourselves with the hindie rock of Elephant Stone. The group is led by led by Rishi Dhir (vocals, bass, sitar) and also features Miles Dupire (drums) and Gabriel Lambert (guitar). They released their debut album in 2009, The Seven Seas, and they followed it up with their eponymous sophomore LP in 2013. It was this record that first brought my attention to Elephant Stone. The album is a criminally underrated collection of catchy jams which pull from a myriad of influences.

The band hails from Montreal, which I found ironic since Knock You Off Your Mountain, the lead single off of their new album The Three Poisons, sounds a lot like an Of Montreal tune. Except where Of Montreal turns up the quirk and whimsy, Elephant Stone busts out the sitar, reverb, and psych rock. Both are equally danceable but I’m partial to the heavier, rumbling sound of Elephant Stone.

The Three Poisons is an extension of the pop sound I loved so much on their last album and overall it’s a clear progression for the band. They have perfected their sound and are set to impress with the release of The Three Poisons on August 25  via Hidden Pony Records.

:Elephant Stone – Knock You From Your Mountain:
:Elephant Stone – Heavy Moon:

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Stream This

February 15, 2013

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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.

FULL ALBUM STREAMS

Eat Skull – III
Matmos – The Marriage Of True Minds
Iceage – You’re Nothing
Holy Wave – Evil Hits
Apparat – Music For Theatre
Girl Names – The New Life
Ivan & Alyosha – All The Times We Had
PVT – Homosapien
Psychic Ills – One Track Mind
Flume – Self Titled

VIDEOS

The Postal Service will reissue Give Up on April 9 via Sub Pop.

Justin Timberlake will release The 20/20 Experience on March 19 via RCA Records.

Wild Nothing’s Nocturne was released last year.

POS put out We Don’t Even Live Here last year.

Passion Pit released Gossamer last year.

Elephant Stone’s self titled album is out now on Burger Records.

Maps & Atlases released Beware & Be Grateful last year.

Popstrangers will release Antipodes on February 26 via Carpark Records.

Trail Of Dead put out Lost Songs last year.

The Spinto Band just released Cool Cocoon.

Suuns will release Images du Futur on March 5 via Secretly Canadian.

This is from the Beach House short film, Forever Still.

Jim James recently released Regions Of Light And Sound Of God via ATO Records.

Marissa Nadler’s self titled full length is out now.

Walker Lukens, who is from Austin, will have a 7″ release show at Scoot Inn on February 21.

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