Friday, June 27, 2008

eksi ekso - "i am your bastard wings"

eksi ekso
"i am your bastard wings"
label: magic bullet
release date: 6/10/08

for fans of sigur ros and godspeed you black emperor.

mp3 | eksi ekso - o' god, they've frozen

Monday, June 09, 2008

fleet foxes - "self titled"

fleet foxes
"self titled"
label: sub pop
release date: 6/3/08

bummed that the new my morning jacket album blows? this should cheer you up.

mp3 | fleet foxes - white winter hymnal
mp3 | fleet foxes - ragged wood

Thursday, May 22, 2008

grails - "take refuge in clean living"

"take refuge in clean living"
label: important
release date: 5/13/08

if ennio morricone and ravi shankar had a kid, it would sound like this.

mp3 | grails - take refuge

Sunday, May 18, 2008

the muslims - "self titled"

the muslims
"self titled"
label: 1928 recordings
release date: 4/?/08

post-punk somewhere between the strokes and the stooges.

mp3 | the muslims - right and wrong

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

mudhoney - "the lucky ones"

"the lucky ones"
label: sub pop
release date: 5/20/08

this one makes up for their last album which i didn't really care for.

mp3 | mudhoney - i'm now
mp3 | mudhoney - inside out over you

Saturday, April 26, 2008

the night marchers - "see you in magic"

the night marchers
"see you in magic"
label: vagrant
release date: 4/22/08

fronted by john reis (of rocket from the crypt) and featuring gar wood and jason kourkounis (both of hot snakes). rock and fucking roll.

mp3 | the night marchers - i wanna deadbeat you

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

russian circles - "station"

russian circles
label: suicide squeeze
release date: 5/6/08

sophomore effort from these guys and it does not disappoint. a little less metal and a little more post-rock than their last one.

mp3 | russian circles - harper lewis

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

dragonforce - "inhuman rampage" (special edition)

"inhuman rampage" (special edition)
label: roadrunner
release date: 3/13/07

why hasn't anyone informed me until now that this band exists? makes me want to play nintendo and drink a lot of mountain dew.

mp3 | dragonforce - through the fire and flames
mp3 | dragonforce - operation ground and pound

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

deep sleep - "manic euphoria" 7"

deep sleep
"manic euphoria" 7"
label: grave mistake
release date: 3/25/08

maryland punk/hardcore that should appeal to fans of descendents and the adolescents.

mp3 | deep sleep - textbook timebomb

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

bob mould - "district line"

bob mould
"district line"
label: anti-
release date: 2/5/08

former hüsker dü/sugar frontman proves he's still awesome.

mp3 | bob mould - the silence between us

Saturday, April 05, 2008

torche - "meanderthal"

label: hydrahead
release date: 4/8/08

pop. heavy. prog. stoner. doom. metal.

mp3 | torche - grenades

Thursday, March 27, 2008

growing - "lateral" ep

"lateral" ep
label: the social registry
release date: 2/19/08

4 more tracks of ambient guitar play.

mp3 | growing - swell

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

sera cahoone - "only as the day is long"

sera cahoone
"only as the day is long"
label: sub pop
release date: 3/18/08

alt-country's second most underrated female singer/songwriter.

mp3 | sera cahoone - only as the day is long

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

the big sleep - "sleep forever"

the big sleep
"sleep forever"
label: french kiss
release date: 2/19/08

do you like enon or brainiac? so do these guys.

mp3 | the big sleep - bad blood
mp3 | the big sleep - pinkies

Sunday, March 09, 2008

earth - "the bees made honey in the lion's skull"

"the bees made honey in the lion's skull"
label: southern lord
release date: 2/26/08

psychedelic instru-metal at it's finest.

mp3 | earth - omens and portents 1: the driver

Saturday, March 08, 2008

the sword - "gods of the earth"

the sword
"gods of the earth"
label: kemado
release date: 4/1/08

if you liked their first album then you'll like this one.

mp3 | the sword - fire lances of the ancient hyperzephyrians

Thursday, March 06, 2008

kathleen edwards - "asking for flowers"

kathleen edwards
"asking for flowers"
label: zoe
release date: 3/4/08

alt-country's most underrated female singer/songwriter. go buy this album.

mp3 | kathleen edwards - sure as shit

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

daturah - "reverie"

label: graveface
release date: 4/8/08

somewhere between explosions in the sky and isis. fucking epic.

mp3 | daturah - hybrisma

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

the gutter twins - "saturnalia"

the gutter twins
label: sub pop
release date: 3/4/08

new collaboration between mark lanegan (of screaming trees) and greg dulli (of the afghan whigs).

mp3 | the gutter twins - god's children
mp3 | the gutter twins - ilde hands

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

blood on the wall - "liferz"

blood on the wall
label: the social registry
release date: 1/22/08

for fans of the pixies and sonic youth.

mp3 | blood on the wall - hibernation

Saturday, February 16, 2008

the duke spirit - "neptune"

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

danava - "unonou"

label: kemado
release date: 2/19/08

prog-rock somewhere between black sabbath and hawkwind.

mp3 | danava - where beauty and terror dance

Saturday, February 09, 2008

drag the river - "you can't live this way"

drag the river
"you can't live this way"
label: suburban home
release date: 1/22/08

final release from one of the most underrated alt-country bands ever.

mp3 | drag the river - death of the life of the party
mp3 | drag the river - rangement

Thursday, February 07, 2008

able baker fox - "voices"

able baker fox
label: second nature
release date: 1/29/08

former members of the casket lottery and small brown bike join forces to create this post-hardcore supergroup.

mp3 | able baker fox - stuttering
mp3 | able baker fox - brand new moses

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

beach house - "devotion"

beach house
label: carpark
release date: 2/26/08

fans of mazzy star or galaxie 500 need to listen up. simply amazing.

mp3 | beach house - wedding bell
mp3 | beach house - gila