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Freeball Friday! Sam Hell, You Say?

Freeball Friday! Sam Hell, You Say?

They still make music videos, don’t they? Shugo Tokumaru – “Decorate” Shugo Tokumaru is a gentle Japanese multi-instrumentalist who works heavily with kiddie instruments, acoustic riddles and the obtuse musings of a dream journal he’d rather not discuss publicly which would typically spell all manner of fizzling neon “Eat a...

By PPM News
Tame Impala – Lonerism

Tame Impala – Lonerism

Hello. Sorry. I am late getting here. You wouldn’t believe the goddamn route that I took to get here. I see that we have all already opened presents and eaten cake. I see Charles is already drunk. Its 3:30 in the afternoon. Regardless, I know that there has been a...

By Kaptain Carbon
Tin Ear Tuesday – Hold Crash Collection

Tin Ear Tuesday – Hold Crash Collection

Tin Ear Tuesday – Hold Crash Collection from pinpointmusic on 8tracks Radio. So I was hoping to spend the salad days that follow turkey stuffing reveling in the sexual ambiguity I learned as a young man listening to Suede but something happened between now and then involving (in no particular...

By Charles
Soko – I Thought I Was an Alien

Soko – I Thought I Was an Alien

It would be a real riddle where to begin with this release by Soko or SoKo, if you will (though to blunt, I prefer Soko). After releasing an EP, Not Sokute in 2007, which sported ironic lyrics that kind of scraped the surface of the female state of mind while...

By HunkyDory
The Soft Pack – Strapped

The Soft Pack – Strapped

More so this year I have been interested in newer garage and psych. The Soft Pack satisfies an itch which is now becoming unbearable. Already in 2012, Tame Impala, Pond, Ty Segall, Gap Dream, and Naomi Punk have released tremendous albums which continues a style semi resurrected in the mid...

By Kaptain Carbon
Andy Stott – Luxury Problems

Andy Stott – Luxury Problems

Don’t be fooled by the electronic genre tag, Andy Stott makes music that is heavy. Having been recording and releasing music under his own name and the Andrea alias for nearly a decade, the Mancunian producer finally seemed to find his voice in 2011 on the brilliant Passed Me By...

By Lemon
Tin Wyrm — End of the Year Mix — Charles

Tin Wyrm — End of the Year Mix — Charles

Tomorrow I will entertain my mother, my partner and the infamous salt pillar. We will eat chili. We will have cornbread. Perhaps someone will remember the crudites. We will drink wine and beer and seltzer and champagne and some of will yell at little men from New England playing human...

By Charles
Tin Wyrm — End of the Year Mix — Kaptain Carbon

Tin Wyrm — End of the Year Mix — Kaptain Carbon

Hardcore Avant Metal Experimental Noise Find a place to start. A house on the hill. Call it Grave’s Manor. A man lives there. His name is Hugh.. Tin Wyrm was created between Charles and myself as a safe haven for all the heavy music we both enjoyed but strayed far...

By Kaptain Carbon
Freeball Friday! The Bovary Mission

Freeball Friday! The Bovary Mission

They still make music videos, don’t they? Moonface – “Headed for the Door” A long, sad song full of sadness and longing for fans of the grayscale melodrama popularized by the early works of Anton Corbijn and synthetic love letters read aloud by lighthouses while drowning. Beach House – “Wild”...

By PPM News
Vampire Weekend, Dirty Projectors to play SANDY RELIEF SHOW

Vampire Weekend, Dirty Projectors to play SANDY RELIEF SHOW

After the devastating damage from Hurricane Sandy left thousands of people displaced and without electricity, Occupy Sandy will host a benefit concert featuring an afternoon of performances at St. Ann & The Holy Trinity in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday, November 17th. The event includes short, intimate (often entirely acoustic) performances...

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Two Gallants Announce 2013 West Coast Tour Dates

Two Gallants Announce 2013 West Coast Tour Dates

Following their lengthy fall North American tour – which saw the band travel throughout most of the US and eastern Canada – Two Gallants have announced two weeks of headlining shows in the Northwest and California this January and early February. The duo, who are currently on tour in mainland...

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McHank Goes to Fun Fun Fun Fest

McHank Goes to Fun Fun Fun Fest

“As far as the FFF goes it’s one of the best Fests goin’! How can you not dig on TURBONEGRO, THE SPITS, REFUSED, P.I.L., SUPERCHUNK, BOB MOULD, ATLAS SOUND, DUM DUM GIRLS, DISAPPEARS, X, FUCKED UP, RED FANG, POWER TRIP, FLESH LIGHTS and THE YOUNG just to get things started?...

By McHank