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East-LA dream-pop band Twin Seas announce self-titled debut

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Twin Seas

On Friday, September 29th, LA dream-pop newcomers, Twin Seas, will release their debut self-titled LP.  Following in the footsteps of fellow East-LA creatives, Chicano Batman, Twin Seas has built a strong following in the SoCal area, playing to energetic, dancing crowds. Out of the East LA creative hotbed, Twin Seas was born. Inspired by 80s new wave, 60s psychedelia, and of course, their own Latin… Read more »

Bicep announce self-titled debut album + share lead single ‘Aura’

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Bicep

Bicep, the Belfast-born, London-based duo of Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson, have announced their self-titled debut album, a record that truly encapsulates their history and the distillation of their passion for music and club culture since their first release in 2010. It’ll be released on September 1st, 2017 via Ninja Tune. With the announcement, they share lead single (and album closer)… Read more »

Smidley announce self-titled debut album

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Smidley

Triple Crown Records has announced the self-titled debut album from Smidley, a new project from Foxing singer Conor Murphy out June 2nd in the UK and available for pre-order now. Named after Murphy’s beloved black lab mutt, Smidley’s debut features many of Murphy’s good friends including Cameron Boucher (Sorority Noise), Eric Slick (Dr Dog, Lithuania), and Ben Walsh (Tigers Jaw) among others. Earlier… Read more »

Album Review: Kestrels – Kestrels

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Kestrels

Halifax noise-pop power trio Kestrels return with their new self-titled LP to be released worldwide September 30, 2016 via Hamilton, Ontario’s fabled Sonic Unyon label. Regrouping after the band lost key boutique, modded, and vintage equipment from a van and gear theft, they’ve created a record that’s right in our musical sweet spot – combining fuzzy, noisy guitars with catchy melodies. It fits nicely into Sonic… Read more »

Preoccupations release 11-minute track ‘Memory’ featuring Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner

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Preoccupations

Memory is perhaps the most important moment on the new self-titled Preoccupations album. At just over 11 minutes long, it’s been described as the album’s keystone, with an intimate narrative and a truly timeless post-punk centre. Like many classic songs in history, Memory is carved into distinct sections — both emotional and transcendent. Speaking of the track, Monty of Preoccupations notes the song “was the second one that… Read more »