Monday, March 25, 2019

Papooz - Theatrical State of Mind - 2019

The band say of the new clip: 
Once upon a time,
Ulysse le Sévère, the blood thirsty King of Burgundy invites a couple of twin minstrels to play music in his castle. 
Just when you think you're're in more danger!
A french tale of revenge, lust & forgiveness

Armand & Ulysse (aka Papooz) met whilst bunking off literature studies at the Sorbonne to smoke weed in Paris' Luxembourg Gardens. The pair began working on demos of weird pop informed variously by Karen Dalton, The Beach Boys and The White Stripes, which became debut album 'Green Juice' (whose Soko-directed video for 'Ann Wants To Dance' has clocked over 13 million streams.

“Precocious daydream pop” The Times
“Kubrickian fever-dream pop” The Line of Best Fit
“Unquestionably infectious” V Man
“The Parisian duo’s second album is a delightful soundtrack to your next unhinged night out" **** NME
“A unique pop vision, fuelled by disco, French Touch and tropical pop” Clash 
“Replete with luscious multi-tracked harmonies and their penchant for psychedelic synth” Mixmag 
“Imagine if Metronomy and Miles Davis hooked up for the night” GQ
“Papooz have crossed genres and classic sounds to create a modern day pop song that’ll survive the test of time” Indie Shuffle

Warbly Jets - Propaganda - 2019​

“ ‘Propaganda’ is a term as much as it’s a cultural ethos that’s been widely accepted. Anything from advertisement to self-aggrandizement qualifies,” explains multi-instrumentalist Julien O’neill. “From social media, push notifications, targeted ads—we’ve openly elected to carry around miniature billboards, playing our part under the promising guise of a sense of ‘connection.’ We feel empty without it.”

Sunday, March 24, 2019


Luke De-Sciscio - Good Bye Folk Boy - 2019

“It’s hard to find words that express this feeling; RELEASING music.”
“Releasing what was the sound in our bedroom over the last few months, soundtracking our nights and panned from the light that hit the floor of our abyss, becoming the ladder into a newer, better thing.”
“all the best
all my love Love

Candace - Covers 2016​-​2019

Saturday, March 23, 2019

A.A. Bondy - Killers 3 - 2019

"...moody, meditative and soulful..."
- BrooklynVegan

"...lovely sound, featuring a dreamy organ, touching vocals and a soft drum beat..."
- The 405

" The track ("Killers 3") is a bedroom-glam soul piece that fuses a queasy analog synth with some smooth and yearning vocals."
- Under The Radar

Ivan & The Parazol - 'Exotic Post Traumatic' - 2019

Budapestian rockers IVAN & THE PARAZOL carry the spirit of ‘70s glam-rock while incorporating modern psych-rock instrumentation, making for an amalgam reminiscent of a ‘would-be’ Brian May-Kevin Parker compound.

Modern Nature - Nature EP - 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Le Boom - Be There For You - 2019

“An intoxicating electropop track that celebrates those moments where life seems like it couldn't get any better” - Pop Matters

Speaking about the track, Leech says: “We played at Primavera in Barcelona last year. After our show we caught the end of Peggy Gou’s set on a small stage down near the beach, just as the sun was going down. It was probably a mixture of my post-show adrenaline comedown and Peggy’s class tunes but I found myself having a moment of ‘oh fuck, life is great’ - when I got home I decided to write a tune with a vibe that would remind me of that night.”

UK/IRE Tour Dates
Apr 12 | Trinity Ball 2019, Dublin, IRE
Apr 21 | Red Bull Free Gaff, Dublin, IRE
May 03 | Thousand Island, London, UK
May 04 | Live At Leeds, Leeds, UK
May 05 | Hit The North, Newcastle, UK
May 10 | It Takes A Village, Cork, IRE
May 25 | South Central, Portsmouth, UK
May 26 | Life Festival, Westmeath, UK
Jun 21 | Sea Sessions, Donegal, IRE
Jul 26 | Y Not Festival, Derbyshire, UK
Jul 28 | Coronas Big Top, Galway, IRE
Aug 03 | Indiependence, Cork, IRE

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Unlikely Friends - We Blast Last! A Love Letter to the Fabulous Bands of the Pacific Northwest - 2019

Each week starting February 8 we'll release a digital "single" with covers of our favorite Pacific Northwest bands. 

We've been recording these songs because it seemed like a fun thing to do, but also because these bands mean something to us. They’re the bands we listened to growing up, or the bands that those bands listened to. They’re the reason we scoured the all-ages show listings in The Rocket every month, and the reason some of us bought guitars and started our own bands. They’re the reason you can draw a straight line through 60 years of Pacific Northwest garage and punk from 1960 to today. Most of all, they just rock! And because imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, these are our love letters to them. 

You can download them for free, but if you'd like to show your appreciation through name-your-price then we'll donate it to the Tacoma Humane Society.