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“Disconnect From Desire” by School of Seven Bells – Album Review

New York outfit School of Seven Bells (SVIIB ) are still one of the firmest examples of the electro-tinged, shoegaze-soaked dreampop that’s (still) permeating the blogosphere. Started as a then side-project from Benjamin Curtis of The Secret Machines and identical twins Alejandra and Claudia Deheza (of On! Air! Library! if you remember), SVIIB debut “Alpinisms” […]

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FREE MP3 Download: Fitz & The Tantrums “MoneyGrabber”

I hope you all have your dancing shoes ready for Fitz & The Tantrums FREE show tomorrow with The Heavy at the Hammer Museum. I can’t stress enough what a kick ass performace Fitz & The Tantrums put on. Just check out our photos and review of their closing Spaceland residency show. It was off […]

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Hot Band Alert: Infantree (Free Album Download)

There’s a cool indie gem stowed away in the valley just waiting to explode. Back in May we caught a really great band by the name of Infantree open up for the The Besnard Lakes at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. Immediately they caught our attention with their eerie psyche folk, that at times can […]

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Video: Andy Cabic of Vetiver and Eric Johnson of Fruit Bats Performing “I Must Be In a Good Place Now”

Now this some serious good listening. Could you pick a more chill, yet super cool collabo? I think not. Check out the beautiful video of Andy Cabic of Vetiver and Eric Johnson of Fruit Bats performing the Bobby Charles tune “I Must Be In a Good Place Now.” The two recorded the song in a […]

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“Disco 2” by HEALTH – Album Review

Um … HEALTH. First of all can I just say you boys are sexy. And also, which one of you wants to meet up for coffee at Chango?  Okay now that I got that out of the way in a publicly humiliating way, on to the album “Disco 2.” Dark, somber, trippy, pretty and sexy […]

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Miniature Tigers Offer Free MP3 Download and Announce Headling Tour Dates

Photo: Brandon Lee With some cooing lazy vocals driven by a fun Tetris-like electro beat, New York indie rockers, Miniature Tigers are about to explode with their new album “Fortress.” With the album coming at you July 27 by way of Modern Art Records, the boys are offering up a free download of their teaser […]

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“Not For Anyone” by Inu – Album Review

Words: Walter Burciaga Following Inu’s impressive “Montster” EP is their new debut long player, “Not For Anyone.” The debut contains all of the five tracks from Inu’s aforementioned EP. “Monster” was solid throughout with no filler type songs and yes, there is a review of it on Grimygoods.com. If you haven’t purchased this great collection […]

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Download “Dear Author” from the Upcoming Darker My Love Album “Alive As You Are”

Darkey My Love’s forthcoming album “Alive As You Are” is hitting US soil on August 17, 2010 via Dangerbird and it is sounding all sorts of fuckin’ great. Cutting the fat off the psychedelics and echoing distortion, these guys are blending some luscious aural waves of pleasure from late 60s inspired folk all the way […]

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“Expo 86” by Wolf Parade – Album Review

Words: Matt Draper After Wolf Parade’s 2005 breakout success, “Apologies to Queen Mary,” it seemed that every Gen-Y’er with an Internet connection had christened the furry Canadian quintet as ones that would make something “big” ….  they were right. But, rather than a clawed attacking of singles and activity, Wolf Parade instead let us nurse […]

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“King of the Beach” by Wavves – Album Review

Words: Lori Bartlett By this point, you likely have some wayfarers on, sun-kissed skin and a straw fedora or two ready to beat the summer heat. There is nothing like sunny day on some sandy shores to cure all evils in your world. Or, in the case of Wavves frontman, Nathan Williams, put together an […]

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