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Quickdraw: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Toro Y Moi, Soley, Hollow Sunshine, Two Sheds

March 30, 2015

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Music!  Enjoy.

:Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Step Brother City:  While the name Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin has gotten less funny/cute over the years, the band has actually gotten better and better.  This new one is energetic and infectious, and I think it may be their best song yet.  The High Country is due out June 2 via Polyvinyl.

:Toro Y Moi – Run Baby Run:  To be honest, I sort of hated this track the first time I heard it.  Then I found myself humming it a lot, and now here we are.  It’s definitely Chaz Bundick being retro in a way he never really has before (all pop, no funk).  What For? is due out April 7 via Carpark Records.

:Soley – Follow Me Down:  This atmospheric brooder from Iceland’s Soley has done a great job of reminding me that I totally like Iceland’s Soley.  Good to have her back!  Her first album since 2011′s We Sink is titled Ask The Deep, and it’s due out May 12 via Morr Music.

:Hollow Sunshine – Careful Travel:  I love a good slice of shoegaze, and that’s definitely what this is.  On a related note, the name Hollow Sunshine couldn’t possibly scream “shoegaze band” any louder.  Bring Gold will be released this summer via Iron Pier.

:Two Sheds – Get It Out:  I found this Two Sheds track over at Stereogum a few days back.  It has an odd pace to it, but I like the dramatic songwriting and Caitlin Gutenberger’s voice is great.  Assembling is due out May 26 via Crossbill Records.

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Stream This

October 26, 2012

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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

Matt Bauer – No Shape Can Hold Me Now
Autumn Owls – Between Buildings, Towards The Sea
Death Songs – Sung Inside A House
Chad Valley – Younger Hunger
Andrew Bird – Hands Of Glory
Talk Normal – Sunshine

VIDEOS

P.O.S. had to cancel his tour due to needing a kidney transplant.  You can donate money here.  We Don’t Even Live Here is out now.

DFA just released Sinkane’s new album, Mars.

INDYNS will put out a full length in the coming months.

The Hood Internet recently released FEAT.

You can pick up The Alchemist’s Russian Roulette now.

M83 will put out a Steve McQueen single (complete with remixes) on November 27.

Emil And Friends released the Royal Oats EP this week.

The Raveonettes released Observator earlier this year.

Wintersleep’s latest album is titled Hello Hum, and it’s available now.

Everybody’s Got It Easy But Me is out now.  The Intelligence play Red 7 on November 3.

Soley’s We Sink is out now.

Stars just played ACL.  The North is available now.

This is actually a different edit of ParadiseWild Nothing’s Nocturne is out now.

The Faint play Emo’s East on November 28 in celebration of the Danse Macabre reissue.

Vinyl Williams will release Lemniscate on November 13.

A Place To Bury Strangers are set to play Fun Fun Fun FestWorship is out now.

The Sword recently released Apocryphon.  They’ll be playing Fun Fun Fun Fest.

Sylver Tongue will release the Something Big EP on November 6.

Asthmatic Kitty will release Silver & Gold: Songs For Christmas Volumes 6-10 on November 13.  Sufjan Stevens will play Emo’s East on December 1.

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