Posts Tagged ‘New Releases’
The Baseball Project formed during discussions between Scott McCaughey and Steve Wynn at R.E.M.‘s 2007 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The supergroup is composed of Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Wynn and Linda Pitmon and are out with a second album titled, Volume 2: High and Inside.
In the same vein as old schoolers Daft Punk and Felix Da Housecat and new schoolers Cut Copy and Simian Mobile Disco, Digitalism is a firey dance duo whose full of sassy, electro-synth numbers that would slay any hipster party. If that’s your kind of party, add some “2 Hearts” to your daily rotation.
With an unpredictable, eerie Tricky-esque production style and a knack for unconventional sounds rooted in jazz, blues, and Latin, the Brazilian electronic musician Amon Tobin has established himself as one of the most innovative sound geniuses of electronic music. On his eighth release ISAM, the album features Tobin experimenting in ways he’s never done before.
First Listen: New Music From Forthcoming James Pants Self-Titled Album, Plus Tyler, The Creator Remix (Free MP3)Apr 7, 2011 2:48 PM by Anngie
Nice name, James Pants! There’s something about the word “pants” that’s just a little bit funny. The same is true with James Pants’ music. Sarcastic, kitschy lyrics over crawly bass and fuzzed out beats make what Stones Throw asserts is one of their most eclectic artists to date. Check out some new tracks from his forthcoming self-titled release (May 3rd), plus a freakish hip-hop remix of “Seven” from Odd Future‘s Tyler the Creator‘s Bastard album.
For every download of Maroon 5‘s “Is Anybody Out There” featuring PJ Morton, the soft-drink media giant Coca-Cola is making a donation on your behalf to provide access to clean water to thousands of people in Africa. Not only are you supporting a good cause, but you don’t even have to dish out your e-mail to help!
Bahamas is Afie Jurvanen (pronounced AY-fee) sounds a little like the music you’d make if you spent too much time around Feist–which he surely has, spending three years touring internationally as Feist’s guitarist/pianist. His return to recording under the guise Bahamas is organic–a brew of classical folks strains interlaced with thoughtful storytelling. Great voice, and a “penchant for dark and peculiar,” this new artist creates music scented with the chill and cozy energy of the Bahamas, these acoustic-folk rhythms stick.
Known for deconstructing rock, punk, and electronic, taking it to the garage and stripping its fancy parts, the math-rock supergroup Battles experiment with new blood–one with Chilean sweet vocals. His name is Matias Aguayo and on the first song from the forthcoming album Gloss Drop called “Ice Cream” we get sticky prog-rock gone haywire, a bonanza of vicious riffs and made-up words. What an interesting treat! But, that’s the Battles for you.
“The Great Pan Is Dead” is the first track off of Cold Cave‘s forthcoming album entitled Cherish The Light Years (April 5/Matador Records). Recorded with Chris Coady (Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs), this synth-rock group crafts an album in the same spectrum as their musical compatriots, (Cut Copy, The Rapture), but tweaked with the aesthetic of Morrissey ‘s “How Soon Is Now” wailing over the dance angst of Nitzer Ebb .