Last night while many of you were sound asleep our friends Misterwives took over your television, they were the featured musical guest on last nights episode of ‘Late Night With Seth Myers’ on NBC. They performed their popular track “Reflections” for a national TV audience, this is just the beginning to their press tour in NYC to promote the release of their first full length album “Our Own House” which was released last night on iTunes via Photo Finish/Republic Records.
EP’s often get overlooked, I feel. It seems that there is such a push for full-length albums that they usually take the spotlight while EP’s get lost amongst the singles.
Compsci, a producer whose Soundcloud only stretches about a year back, reminds us all of the eloquence and value that comes from well-made EP’s. Check out the track-by-track breakdown below.
The wait is over, finally a new original single from our friends Timeflies. The duo dropped their debut album “The Scotch Tape” all the way back in 2011, and over the past 4 years they have released 2 EP’s “One Night”(2012), “Warning Signs” (2013), followed by the release of their electro-pop album called “After Hours” in April of 2014. Through the years it has been a growing and learning process for Cal and Rez, testing out various genres and styles of music with each ‘Timeflies Tuesday’ they created. [Read more…]
Unknown Mortal Orchestra is back in full force. On February 5th UMO announced their upcoming album with the release of the title track “Multi-Love”. Their prior LP II (Best Alternative Album at the New Zealand Music Awards) can be interpreted as retro psych rock, because of the deep bass timbre and fuzzy warm harmonies of each track. It’s a record I can easily imagine being heard from a record player in the 60’s. Take a listen to “So Good at Being in Trouble” below.
UMO may be jumping a generation with this track since it screams 70’s funkadelic rock. Judging from “Multi-Love” its sounds like the Portland group has expanded their sound while staying true to their core lo-fi vibe. Both fans and music critics have high expectations for Multi-Love and there is no doubt in my mind that they will deliver.
Multi-Love is set to be released on May 26.
Sam Smith just had a huge showing at the Grammy’s taking home a whopping 4 trophies. It was only fitting that Timeflies showed love for one of the biggest artists of the past year by taking on “I’m Not The Only One” in this weeks Timeflies Tuesday video.
Wildcat! Wildcat! is a fresh new psych-pop band that I think has been greatly over-looked the past year and a half. Last summer they came out with their debut full length, No Moon At All. I was lucky enough to see them at Lolla about a week after the release, and was nothing but impressed. Their live sound is genuine and exceeded my high expectations.
Many music critics have described their music as Indie R&B. It’s the ingenuity and of each member, Jesse Taylor (bassist/lead singer), Michael Wilson (keyboardist/singer), and Jesse Carmichael (drummer), that frames this unique feel. The LA trio started writing together in high school and in 2011 officially named themselves Wildcat! Wildcat!. Bands like Alt-J and Portugal. The Man have lent a hand in bringing their name to life by inviting W!W! on tour. Give them a listen!
Our friends Misterwives have released the second brand new song off of their upcoming full length album “Our Own House”. Today we have the full stream to the latest single release off the new project, it is a fun pop track called “Hurricane”. [Read more…]