Sorry I Missed This: New Western Medication

westernmedicationStill working my way through the endless SXSW emails, and hiding in there was this gem from Western Medication that hit at the end of the week while I was knee deep in Lone Star. The quartet hails from Nashville’s DIY scene, and while they’ve had a few releases, this track is celebrating the completion of their debut album. Guitars take on that dreamy circular jangle, while the vocals provide a more emphatic approach to songwriting, giving a natural energy to the tune. Honestly, this seems like the perfect progression that’s been so dear to many people’s hearts for some time, bringing pop music in a distinct direction. Look for their debut, The Entertainer’s Secret, on April 15th via Funeral Party.

Top Songs of 2013

best songs ath 2013We’ve put our pretty little heads together ladies and gentlemen to bring you our favorite songs from this past year.  It was a difficult task with our ever growing staff, but we feel like this list best represents the diverse taste of our staff.  Love it or hate it, it’s ours to call our own.  Hit play and put your head down or dance or shimmmy or drool or whatever works. Most of all we hope you hear something you missed, something you want to buy or something you want to see live.

Scroll past the playlist for full the run of the bestest songs ever this year.

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New Sludge Rocker From Western Medication

Well this here song is short and sweet so I shall respond in kind with a to the point post.  The song is called “Big City” and comes from Nashville rockers Western Medication.  It is fast.  It is mean.  It is also badass.

If you like under a minute songs, the band have a new EP entitled The Painted World coming out on January 29th via Jeffery Drag Records.  Enjoy.

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Download: Western Medication – Big City [MP3]