"It’s folksy pop rock, but also with an almost tribal, gypsy-meets-Klezmer feel that makes you want to break out into a jig." Australia’s Little May was featured in AU Review’s 8 Musical Discoveries at CMJ! Click the photo above to read more!
LA Times calls Jon Hopins’ “Form by Firelight” an essential track, “Blending influences that suggests the sonic gauze of early Cocteau Twins, shoe-gaze hums of Seefeel and Aphex Twin’s ambient works (Hopkins works closely with Brian Eno), the new “Form” remix is a swirl of bliss highlighted by the layered voice of Braids singer Raphaelle Standell.”
The Music Video Race is an event where filmmakers and musicians pair up to create a music video in just 48 hours. Check out this video of “Cat Calls” by Young Tongue that came out of Austin, and read the full coverage from Brooklyn Vegan. Death Rattle came out Nov. 11 via Raw Paw Records and is adding at radio NOW!
"For 9 minutes and 27 seconds, the Amazing craft a gorgeous, lush, guitar driven musical landscape that jangles and rocks and lays down a sprawling jazzy mid-section with flourishes of psychedelia and prog-rock. It’s an instantly magical song that lulls you into a hypnotic musical trance that lives up to the band’s name." Stream "Picture You" by The Amazing over at WXPN’s The Key by clicking the photo above.
Entertainment Weekly featured The Budos Band, calling new record Burnt Offering “ass-shakingly funky and seriously spooky.” Drop by the magazine’s site to check out the feature and listen to a playlist the band curated of tracks that inspired them! Burnt Offering is at radio now and out via Daptone Records!
"“Picture You” is amazing for many reasons, but here’s one: Barely anything seems to happen over the course of almost 10 minutes, yet it never ceases to be breathtaking." Stream The Amazing’s "Picture You" as one of Stereogum’s Top 5 Songs of the Week!
"This Sydney trio wowed crowds and critics alike with their tear-stained harmonies and twangy folk." CMJ hailed Little May as one of 11 Bands You Should Know! Little May’s self-titled album will go for ADDS next week via Dew Process.
Audio Femme reviews “Cat Call” music video by Young Tongue: “Created in just 48 hours during Austin’s Music Video Race…the video’s best moments use subtle imagery to reflect Young Tongue’s lyrics. ‘The light we follow, that won’t stay over you’ becomes a cobwebbed bulb glumly glowing while a translucent spider spins around it.”
Young Tongue’s debut LP Death Rattle is out via Raw Paw Records and is going for adds at radio NOW!