POSTCARDS FROM JEFF GIVES AWAY ‘VERONICA’ AS FREE DOWNLOAD

Melodic explorer, Postcards From Jeff releases Veronica.  The eponymous Femme Fatale first emerged from a writing session in the multi-instrumentalist and producer’s studio, located in the bleak moors between Leeds and Manchester.  Personifying a hyperreal yet impossible idea of femininity, of the kind portrayed by directors such as David Lynch and Alfred Hitchcock, Veronica is an exploration of the archetype rather than a condemnation or... Read More

NEWS: PURITY RING – DOWNLOAD ‘BELISPEAK II’ + UK LIVE DATES

Purity Ring’s Corin Roddick has reworked their song ‘Belispeak’ to feature a ferocious new verse by Danny Brown. Brown, who first saw Purity Ring on their summer tour, expressed interest in wanting to work with them via Twitter. The two then exchanged ideas through email and Brown re-imagined ‘Belispeak’s fairy-tale creepiness as an evocative snapshot of his childhood in Detroit, while Roddick reworked the production... Read More

NEWS: THEE OH SEES – DOWNLOAD ‘LUPINE DOMINUS’ + NEW LP DETAILS

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions Thee Oh Sees? Probably their riot-sparking live show, right? Visions of a guitar-chewing, speaker-smothering, tongue-wagging John Dwyer careening across your cranium, chased by a wild-eyed wrecking crew that drives every last hook home like it’s a nail in the coffin of what you thought it meant to make 21st century rock ’n’ roll? Yeah, that sounds about right. But it misses a... Read More

NEWS: CASIOKIDS – DOWNLOAD THE ANNIE HART REMIX OF NEW SINGLE ‘DRESINEN’ + VIDEO

With more UK live dates on the way, Norway’s Casiokids have announced the release of their next single ‘Dresinen’, out through Moshi Moshi on June 25th. Taken from their debut album ‘Aabenbaringen Over Aaskammen’ which was released earlier this year, also on Moshi Moshi, ‘Dresinen’ has been remixed by Au Revoir Simone’s Annie Hart.The release of ‘Dresinen’ accompanies the following Casiokids European live dates this summer: 27.06.12... Read More

NEWS: PERFUME GENIUS – FREE NEW TRACK ‘RUSTY CHAINS’ + UK LIVE DATES

Following a (mostly sold out) headline tour through the UK this month, Perfume Genius is now giving away a brand new track, “Rusty Chains” for free. In Mike Hadreas’ own words, “it’s a song for a man whose lover has died. He remembers a time, before his partner took sick, where everything felt safe and endless. He asks to be taken next, so they can be together again”. It was previously included in the iTunes version of his critically acclaimed... Read More

NEWS: S. CAREY – GRAB A FREE TRACK FROM NEW EP ‘HOYAS’

Hoyas by S. Carey is a hospitable statement about love, longing and the celebration of knowing it well. You will find the familiar S. Carey modern classical repetition pushed into the vernacular of electronic music and beat-making. This is the warmest electronic music you’ll ever meet. The beats swing, stutter and pulse while each instrument retains a heightened awareness of its form and function within the larger family of voices. Each Hoyas... Read More

NEWS: PURITY RING – DOWNLOAD A TRACK FROM THE FORTHCOMING DEBUT ALBUM

Photo: Landon Speers Set for release on July 23rd 2012, ‘Shrines’ is the debut album by Purity Ring, a Halifax/Montreal-based duo comprised of Corin Roddick and Megan James. Purity Ring make lullabies for the club, drawing equally from airy 90s R&B, lush dream pop, and the powerful bone-rattling immediacy of modern hip hop. Megan’s voice is at once ecstatic and ethereal, soaring joyfully through Corin’s carefully chopped... Read More

NEWS: ANE BRUN COVERS ARCADE FIRE’S ‘NEIGHBOHOOD #1’ – FREE DOWNLOAD

Norwegian born, Swedish based Ane Brun has covered Arcade Fire’s classic song “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)”. The track will be included on the iTunes deluxe version of the album of It All Starts With One, which has already gone platinum in Brun’s native Norway. The UK release is April 23rd via Ane’s own label, Balloon Ranger Records. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Ane says: “I’ve become a huge fan of Arcade Fire in... Read More

TICKET GIVE-AWAY: ODONIS ODONIS – DOWNLOAD ‘BUSTED UP’ SINGLE FREE + UK LIVE DATES

Taken from the debut album ‘Hollandaze’ – a grimy, gum-splattered ménage of surf-gaze, punk and lo-fi – ‘Busted Lip’ becomes the latest single from Odonis Odonis on 21st May. ‘Busted Lip’ was actually OO’s debut ultra-limited edition 7″ single on Canadian label We Are Busy Bodies prior to signing to FatCat last year. Originally a solo project for prolific songwriter/ bandleader Dean Tzenos, Odonis Odonis has in the... Read More

NEWS: HELADO NEGRO – NEW EP DETAILS + FREE DOWNLOAD

Helado Negro aka Roberto Carlos Langeis set to release a new EP ‘Island Universe Story: One’ via Asthmatic Kitty on the 26th March 2012 and has offered up a free download as a taster of the EP. ‘Island Universe Story’ is an infinite series of music produced by Helado Negro. These EPs will serve as a sub-narrative behind the showcased broadcast of the full-length release schedule. Yet, this sub-narrative is the subconscious... Read More

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