Monday, December 30, 2013

The Dismemberment Plan Free EP!

The Dismemberment Plan teamed up with NoiseTrade to bring you a cool 5 song EP called You Should Know The Dismemberment Plan! Take a listen or download free!

Wilderness - Vallsundet Video!

Gorgeous new single from Swedish newcomers Wilderness!

Friday, December 27, 2013

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - SB-01

Released on X-mas day! Fun new UMO track!

Yuck - Somewhere Video!

Glow & Behold is out now on Fat Possum/Pharmacy.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Plastic Summer - Too Many Kids

Plastic Summer is the solo project of Alessandro Cianini, a London-based musician from Italy.

Painted Palms - Here It Comes

From the album, Forever, out 1/14/14.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The Griswolds - The Courtship of Summer Preasley

Look for a debut LP from The Griswolds in 2014!

Just Another Snake Cult - Cupid Makes A Fool of Me LP

Check out this wonderful record from Iceland's Just Another Snake Cult. Once you get past the all instrumental opening track, the real fun begins!

Fair Oaks - When You're Older

Debut single from Fair Oaks! Look for a full length album This Is the River out soon.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Monday, December 16, 2013

CYMBALS - Winter '98

The Age Of Fracture out Feb 4th on Tough Love Records.

Modern Baseball - Your Graduation

Debut LP You're Gonna Miss It All  out February 11 via Run for Cover.

Yellow Ostrich - Shades

New album Cosmos out 2/25 on Barsuk Records.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Pompeya - 90 Video!

New album Tropical out now!!

Milk Music- No, Nothing, My Shelter Video!

Cruise Your Illusion LP out now!

Young Girls - Caroline - Free Track Download!

Self-titled limited edition vinyl available January 28, 2014 on Austin Town Hall Records.

Wampire - Giants Video!

Curiosity is out now on Polyvinyl!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Terry Malts - I Was Not There Video!

Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere is out now on Slumberland!

CIBO MATTO '"MFN" Video w/ Special Guest Reggie Watts!

Hotel Valentine is out Feb 14th on Chimera Music. Not sure I have ever heard Cibo Matto curse before!

Eureka Birds - Fastest Video!

"Fastest" is the debut video from Eureka Birds' sophomore release Strangers.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Viva Indie Rock Podcast #81 - 10 Favorite Tracks of 2013

In no particular order! Just 10 tracks we couldn't stop listening to. Would love to hear your list!

Track List:

Mogwai - The Lord Is Out Of Control Video!

Rave Tapes is out January 21, 2014 on Sub Pop.

perth - Quantum Chronological Video!

"Quantum Chronological" is taken from perth's sophomore album What's Your Utopia?, out now through Hidden Shoal Recordings.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

YACHT - Icarus Complex

Part of  THE EVERYTHING IS NEW PROJECT! Proceeds from the Transgressive North's 'Everything Is New Project' releases will go to Scottish Love in Action, a charity that provides food, clothing, education, and medical care to children in southeast India. SLA funds the Light of Love Home and School. Samples of music by the Light of Love Children's Choir (recorded for Marram's 'Sun Choir' album) are featured on every track of the BOATS compilation.

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Cinnamon And Lesbians Video!

Wig Out At Jagbags is out 1/7/14 via Matador.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Plusminus - Young Once

First song from new album, Jumping the Tracks, out February 4 on Teenbeat Records USA.

Stream Major Leagues EP "Weird Season"

Fantastic Australian band Major Leagues released their Weird Season EP last week. They are kind enough to let you stream it before you buy! Give a listen!

David Kanaga - Space Ox && Peking Duck Video!

Latest album DYAD OGST out now on Software Recording Co.

The War On Drugs - Red Eyes

Lost In The Dream out March 2014 on Secretly Canadian.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

10 Favorite Tracks Second Half of 2013

Well...the last six months certainly went by quick. Some pretty phenomenal music was thrown our way during the second half of 2013. Here's 10 tracks that never left my CD changer in the car. Remember, I am a huge indie-pop fan, so expect a lot of upbeat music! Would love to hear your favorites!

10) Gross Relations "Cut the Final Scene"

#9) Linnea Olsson "All 4 U"

#8) So So Glos "Son of An American"

#7) The Sounds "Shake Shake Shake"

#6) Lightning Dust "Loaded Gun"

#5) His Clancyness "Machines"

#4) Los Campesinos "What Death Leaves Behind"

#3) Frankie Rose "Street of Dreams"

#2) Man Man "Head On"

#1) Au Revoir Simone "Crazy"

Friday, December 6, 2013

Thursday, December 5, 2013

METRIC - Lost Kitten Video!

Synthetica is out now on Metric Music International/Mom + Pop.

TV Ghost - Others Will Be Born Video!

From the album Disconnect out now on In The Red Records. Look for them on tour with Holograms!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Best Coast - This Lonely Morning Video!

Fade Away EP out now!

The Voluntary Butler Scheme - Quinzhee Video!

Charming video and song from The Voluntary Butler Scheme's third full-length album A Million Ways to Make Gold on 24th February 2014 through Split Records.

Plaza Midwood Community Radio Presents "Don't Touch That Dial"

Great fundraising comp from non-profit indie rock community radio station in Charlotte, NC. Features 19 NC indie rockers Benji Hughes, Modern Primitives, Cement Stars, Your Fuzzy Friends, and even a track from legendary, old school country hero David Childers, who is in the band Overmountain Men with Jim Avett. The comp is only $6 and all the money keeps their tiny, 100% volunteer radio station afloat. Best part is the music is great. Download it and help them out!

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Viva Indie Rock Podcast #80

Track List:

Holograms- Luminous Video!

Taken from Holograms' second LP Forever out now on Captured Tracks (World) and Stranded Rekords (Sweden).

COLOR WAR - SOS - Free Track Download

The second single from Brooklyn's COLOR WAR, from the forthcoming debut LP It Could Only Be This Way, out March 4, 2014 on Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

TRAILS AND WAYS - Tereza Video + Free Track Download!

Great track off the Trilingual EP from back in June!

Lanterns On The Lake - The Buffalo Days Video!

New album Until The Colours Run out Jan. 14, 2014 on PIAS.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Yo La Tengo feat. Ira Glass & Eugene Mirman - Toymageddon Video!

Amazing video from Yo La Tengo featuring Ira Glass and Eugene Mirman for "Toymageddon!"  "Toymageddon" is the first single off the upcoming album 2776, which brings comedians and musicians together on a journey through the first millennium of American history.

The Creeping Ivies - What Would Joey Ramone Do? Video!

New album Ghost World will be released in 2014 on Dead Beat Records.

Exsonvaldes - Action Video!

Check out this fun video for Exsonvaldes great track "Action!"

Stream MTNS Debut EP "Salvage"

More terrific music from Australia! Take a listen to MTNS debut EP Salvage, then go grab yourself a copy!