January 31, 2011

Fleet Foxes - "Helplessness Blues"

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues by subpop

Fleet Foxes will release the follow-up to their epic self-titled debut on May 3rd via Sub Pop. The title track is now available and has the same familiar harmonized sound people have come to love from this band. Hopefully the momentum holds up.

January 22, 2011

Headless Horseman played Cameo Gallery

Halloween glitch-pop duo shared the bill last night as part of a Stadiums and Shrines showcase at Cameo Gallery. The performance last night was light years ahead of their debut show this past summer at Glasslands and are fully geared up for their residency at Pianos every Friday of February. The pair paid homage to thier direct influences mixing the post-rock build ups of Sigur Ros with the electronic frenzy of Aphex Twin and the lo-fi stylings of the Microphones. Connor and Fareed stand face-to-face along a row of drums and various objects as they pound away to pre-recorded loops and shrunken vocals allowing for an intimate exchange of vocals through cleverly arranged electronic blips and reverb. Chirps and Tweets were washed over fuzzy guitars and erratic beats. Steady pre-recorded sound collages allowed for smooth transitions between songs, something that definitely plagued the group in the past, and allowed for witty banter as the two switched between taped together acoustic and electric guitars.

January 15, 2011

Panda Bear - "Atiba Song"

ATIBA EVANS Panasonic GH2 Skate from skatefairy on Vimeo.

Gorilla vs. Bear has posted the above skate video scored by a new Panda Bear song entitled "Atiba Song". This track seems to be a return to the styles of Person Pitch unlike the singles he released in 2010. Panda Bear has also announced the official release date (April 19th) for his highly anticipated Tomboy. In the meantime enjoy this delicious new jam.

January 10, 2011

Tennis - "Pigeon"

Denver husband/wife duo Tennis delighted listeners with their Phil Spector inspired fuzzed-out pop gems "Marathon" and "South Carolina" last year and are set to release their first proper full length LP in the coming weeks via Fat Possum. The new track "Pigeon" continues the retro dream-pop sound and gives high hopes for one of the most highly anticipated debuts of the year.