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All posts for the month April, 2014

Kind of crazy to think that this band would eventually mature into an outfit patient enough to write a song like “So Now You Know”. They still might dedicate a little too much time to their haircuts, but The Horrors’ upcoming LP Luminous is absolutely great.

Matt flew solo again, and thus played these songs for no discernible reason.


Protomartyr – Tarpeian Rock

Disappears – Elite Typical
Las Kellies – Don’t Look Suspicious
Low – In Metals
Les Savy Fav – Hey Tonight (Live)
The Horrors – Sea Within a Sea
Black Lips – Justice After All
Destruction Unit – Night Loner
The Dandy Warhols – Shakin’ (Live)
Kevin Morby – Slow Train
Women – China Steps
Crystal Stilts – Future Folklore
Magik Markers – American Sphinx Face
Spacemen 3 – Revolution
Mazzy Star – I’ve Gotta Stop
Thee Oh Sees – Devil Again
Hookworms – Preservation
Cherry Glazerr – Haxel Princess
Built to Spill – You Were Right
The Tallest Man on Earth – King of Spain
Slowdive – Spanish Air
The Clash – Spanish Bombs
Bob Dylan – Boots of Spanish Leather
Galaxie 500 – King of Spain
Nearly two hours of bonus Radio Shower this week. Try to guess what songs I played to buy time while I pulled more albums.


The Sonics – Money

Liminanas – Votre Cote Yeye M’Emmerde
Pow Wows – Seance
Spaceshits – Creepy Says
Bass Drum of Death – Velvet Itch
Ty Segall & White Fence – I Am Not a Game
Billy Childish – Troubled Mind
Quilt – The Hollow
Temples – The Golden Throne
Dum Dum Girls – Cult of Love
Animal Collective – Kids on Holiday
Joose Keskitalo – Saiman Rannella
The Books – Motherless Bastard
Paradis – Hemisphere
Quiet Village – Too High to Move
METZ – Wet Blanket
Slint – Breadcrumb Trail
Pissed Jeans – False Jesii pt. II
The Jesus Lizard – Nub
These Arms are Snakes – Crazy Woman Dirty Train
Thee Oh Sees – Burning Spear
The Traps – Boom Pow Awesome Wow
Coachwhips – By the Way
Spacemen 3 – Come Down Easy
Spiritualized – Electricity
The Jesus and Mary Chain – In a Hole
Galaxie 500 – Isn’t It a Pity
Gap Dream – Chill Spot
Courtney Barnett – Don’t Apply Compression Gently
Fuzz – You Won’t See Me (Live)
St. Vincent – Birth in Reverse
The Notwist – Kong
Atlas Sound – Winter Vacation
Deerhunter – Hazel St.
Beach House – Irene
The Dandy Warhols – Cool Scene (Live)
Death From Above 1979 – Pull Out
Nick Drake – Pink Moon
Radiohead – Fake Plastic Trees
Devendra Banhart – Carmencita
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!
Nox Boys – Novelty
King Khan & The Shrines – I Got Made
Band of Horses – The Funeral (Live)
Black Lips – Dandelion Dust
Panda Bear – Bros.
Nation of Ulysses – Spectra Sonic Sound
Sonic Youth – Orange Rolls, Angel’s Spit
The Dismemberment Plan – Spider in the Snow
Drive Like Jehu – Good Luck in Jail
Stereolab – Transona Five

Naomi Yang, of Galaxie 500 fame, directs the slow-focused, introverted visuals that perfectly accompany Marissa Nadler’s “Drive”, off of her recently released July LP.
Heady, slow-burning psych from The Cult of Dom Keller. I know next to nothing about the band, except I’ve been constantly returning to their bandcamp page all week. The title track to their newest LP grows and morphs over the course of its length, before finally erupting into an absolute monster.
Some Evan Dando via Courtney Barnett, whose Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas release has been one of my favorites of the year so far.