From The Horse’s Mouth: Janie Price (Bird) on Figments of Our Imagination

Janie Price, aka Bird, is a half English, half Irish London based singer/song writer and multi-instrumentalist and will release her third album, Figments of Our Imagination on August 14. Figments of Our Imagination showcases Bird’s musical prowess as she plays every recorded instrument on the album herself. The album was produced by legendary Rolling Stones board-man Chris Kimsey in London … More »

Sea Cycles

Picture Perfect; An interview with Josh Wessolowski of Sea Cycles

Jacksonville, Florida’s Sea Cycles create picturesque music that is elaborate and ornate; their goal is to create an atmosphere or feeling that stays in the mind’s eye in vivid color. Formed in late 2011 the band began releasing their brand of ambient synth pop via their self-released debut EP What We Came For. After catching the attention of Other People Records, … More »

Frog Eyes ready LP for Paper Bag Records, tour (2015)

Frog Eyes will release their new album Pickpocket’s Locket on August 28 via Paper Bag Records.  The album features contributions from Spencer Krug, Jesse Zubot, John Paton and Paul Rigby.  Listen to the first single  “Joe With The Jam” via Pitchfork. Frog Eyes have also announced a number of tour dates including West Coast shows with Destroyer.  A full list … More »

Soren Bryce readies EP for Razor & Tie, shares “Chariot”

Washington Square, Razor & Tie’s imprint label, announces the addition of the hypnotic singer songwriter Soren Bryce. An early premiere of her bone chilling song “Chariot” can be streamed below. The song is off of her self-titled debut EP out August 28.  The song can also be purchased here on iTunes: Kick Kick Snare raves: “Weaving harmonium, ascending chromatic, … More »

Bad Bad Hats share “Fight Song,” ready LP for Afternoon Records

Minneapolis-natives Bad Bad Hats will release their debut full-length, Psychic Reader, on July 17 via Afternoon Records (Yellow Ostrich, Haley Bonar). The band previously released gritty garage single “Shame” and wistful sunset-perfect “Psychic Reader.” Revealed today by NPR, the beach-y “Fight Song” builds to an explosion of echoing howls, driving bass, and anthemic, empowering lyrics. Psychic Reader is comprised of … More »

Vukovar share video for “New World Order”

Small Bear Records has released the debut album from Vukovar – Emperor.  As usual with Small Bear Records releases it can be downloaded on a name-your-price basis, with a special limited edition handmade CDR also available. You can find it here – The band was formed by Rick Clarke and Dan Shea (also of The Bordellos and Neurotic Wreck) … More »

FOREVR release debut EP

Brisbane shoegaze duo FOREVR has released their debut EP after recording it in April of this year. FOREVR is made up of Donovan Miller (No Anchor, Roku Music) and Sam George-Allen (Mega Ogre, Low Season).  Demonstration is their first recorded material. The four-track EP was recorded live at Tym Guitars in Brisbane, using programmed drums, dense synthesiser and cavernous, shimmering guitar. They wanted to make … More »

Natalie Duncan readies Black and White EP, shares “Oh My God”

Having garnered acclaim from publications such as Q Magazine and MOJO with her debut release Devil in Me, Natalie Duncan returns with a new EP, Black and White. Having previously drawn comparisons to Joni Mitchell, Nina Simone and Radiohead, Natalie’s sound has developed radically since the release of Devil in Me. Her latest material sees her experiment with new modes … More »