One of those classy bros from Menomena has a new solo project under the name Ramona Falls. His record with said name, Intuit, hits stores next week on Barsuk Records, and we’ve got a new little tid bit of tuneage for you to hear. It starts out slowly, but then it bursts forth, which makes many of us salivate for the upcoming release. Buen proveche.
Download: Ramona Falls – Intuit [MP3]
We’ve really been looking forward to this Bowerbirds show with Megafaun at Mohawk for awhile now and the time has finally come! The show will be on the inside stage and should start around 10pm. Tickets are only $8 at the door. Even better news, our very own Martin Crane of Austin band Brazos will be opening things up.
Download: Bowerbirds – Northern Lights [MP3]
Everyone’s been talking about this Volcano Choir collaboration between Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Milwaukee band Collections of Colonies of Bees for quite some time now and a single is no available from the project. “Island IS” will appear on the supergroups upcoming debut LP Unmap due out September 22nd via JagJaguwar. Sounds like this will be something you’ll want to get your hands on.
Download: Volcano Choir – Island IS [MP3]
We’ve read quite a bit about Toronto band Wooden Sky on Chromewaves and LHB and finally decided it was time for us to give them some love. The band just wrapped up their sophomore effort If I Don’t Come Home You’ll Know I’m Gone which hits stores August 25th via Maple Music. This first single “Something Hiding For Us in the Night” is really incredible.
Download: Wooden Sky – Something Hiding For Us in the Night [MP3]
We haven’t heard much from Mason Jennings recently, so we are excited to hear that he is working on new material. The singer-songwriters new album, Blood of Man, is coming out September 15th via Brushfire Records. We are really diggin’ it.
Download: Mason Jennings – The Field [MP3]
Wow. So apparently Our Lady Peace is still a band and they are actually coming to Antones on Tuesday night. Recent Austin transplants Electric Touch will also be on hand providing opening support. If interested, get yo tickets now for $20. Much to our surprise, Our Lady Peace also just released a brand new album last month with this new single “All You Did was Save my Life”. It’s…. interesting.
Download: Our Lady Peace – All You Did was Save my Life [MP3]
We just found this new Port O’Brien track on The Gum today and we are really enjoying the new sound from the band. This track, “My Will is Good”, will appear on the band’s upcoming album Threadbare due out October 6th via TBD Records. It’s turning into a solid summer jam.
Download: Port O’brien – My Will is Good [MP3]
On Friday, Daytrotter posted another one of their fine sessions with an in-studio from Norman, OK band Starlight Mints. The set features 3 tracks, 2 of which were previously unreleased. One of those new songs, “Hold That Tiger” can be found below.
Download: Starlight Mints – Hold That Tiger (live) [MP3]
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from indie-popsters Brown Recluse, but this fall will finally see some new material from the band. The band’s Soft Skin EP was recorded in 2007 and will be hitting stores September 8th via Slumberland Records. Here’s a first listen to the new EP with “Contour and Context”. Enjoy.
Download: Brown Recluse – Contour and Context [MP3]
Victoria Bergsman has always been a star in my eyes. Whether it was her work in The Concretes or Peter Bjorn and John, she’s simply fantastic. Luckily, she has a new album coming your way with her new name, Taken by Trees. The album’s a Steinbeck ode titled East of Eden and should hit stores around September 8th. Here’s a sample.
Download: Taken by Treese – Watch the Waves [MP3]