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King Khan

August 14, 2017

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King Khan is all set to release his first solo album, Murder Burgers (due October 13).  The first single, which is just down below, sounds like … well, it sounds like a King Khan track.  Who needs a surprise today anyhow?  It’s Monday.  Just hit play and turn it up.  Enjoy.

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Top 50 Songs Of 2016: Part 4

December 1, 2016

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And the list continues on.  Enjoy.

Part 1 is HERE.
Part 2 is HERE.
Part 3 is HERE.

PS – I got a ton of take down notices, so you’ll have to listen via Spotify.

20)  :Thee Oh Seees – Plastic Plant:  Out of all the music that Thee Oh Sees released in 2016 (two albums worth, to be exact), this track is my favorite.  Total jam.

19)  :King Khan – Never Hold On:  The normally noisy King Khan contributed this gem to the soundtrack for The Invaders.  He should do more slow burners.

18)  :Hazel English – Make It Better:  Here’s one that I’ve been glued to since I first heart it.  There’s just something hypnotic about Hazel English.

17)  :Chook Race – Sometimes:  If you’re all about jangly pop, then this one from Chook Race is a must-listen for you.

16)  :Tangerine – Sunset:  This infectious pop tune from Tangerine is totally something that more people should have been yammering about in 2016.

15)  :Terry Malts – Used To Be:  I’ve jammed the hell out of this Terry Malts song.  Those guys sure know how to write a hook.

14)  :Lucy Dacus – I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore:  I believe this one from Lucy Dacus was actually put out in late 2015, but I didn’t catch it until the re-release this year.  So it counts!  Anyhow, it’s a stellar track that drips with sincerity.

13)  :Car Seat Headrest – Does It Feel Good (To Say Goodbye):  This song by Car Seat Headrest is from the soundtrack for a short film called Loudini.  It makes me want so sit on a porch somewhere with a bottle of whiskey.

12)  :Nothing – ACD (Abscessive Compulsive Disorder):  If you still need to get in some quality shoegazing before 2016 fully comes to a close, I highly recommend doing it with this Nothing song blasting in your headphones.

11)  :Fujiya And Miyagi – Serotonin Rushes:  You’re dead if you can listen to this Fujiya And Miyagi track and not want to dance or at least smile.

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Quickdraw: The Mystery Lights, Mercury Girls, King Khan, Still Parade, Har Mar Superstar

April 18, 2016

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Music!  Enjoy.

:The Mystery Lights – Follow Me Home:  The mighty folks over at Daptone have created a rock imprint, WICK, and The Mystery Lights’ debut will be its first release.  I’m really digging this slinky single.  The band’s self titled album is due out June 24.

:Mercury Girls – Ariana:  Mercury Girls are pretty new (they just got going in 2015), but they already have a sound that’s rather honed.  Hit play immediately if you love indie pop.  The Ariana single is due out May 20 via Slumberland.

:King Khan – Never Hold On:  King Khan recently crafted the soundtrack for a film called The Invaders, and that’s where this soul-enthused slow burner can be found.  I love it.  The Never Hold On single is available now via Bandcamp.

:Still Parade – Chamber:  Here’s a new one from Still Parade (aka Niklas Kramer).  It’s a sparkly effort that’s very warm and inviting, and you should expect it to leave you feeling excited about his upcoming LP.  Concrete Vision is due out June 3 via Heist Or Hit.

:Har Mar Superstar – How Did I Get Through the Day:  Aside from this being a very appropriately titled track for a Monday, it’s also a lo-fi retro gem that features Har Mar Superstar (aka Sean Tillmann) crooning his little heart out.  Best Summer Ever is available now through Cult Records.

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