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Class of 2010: Freshmen

These are the 40 new (and not so new) artists I have discovered in 2010… Active Child (experimental, chillwave, hymtronica) Alias of L.A.-based ex-choir boy, harpist Pat Grossi who released his debut EP, Curtis Lane, this year. Avi Buffalo (indie pop/rock, lo-fi) Very young indie pop band from Long Beach, CA released their self-titled debut album this year. Best Coast… Read more →

Sunday Fun Fun Fun Day!

Fun Fun Fun fest is the best festival in the country.  It’s relatively small.  It’s in Austin.  It has everything. It’s so nice to see the metalheads playing nice with the punks at the Black Stage.  It’s great that you can walk right up to the Orange Stage for front-row viewing or chose to kick it on the lawn further… Read more →

Re-Up: August 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Metal: R&B/Rap: Songs: Alejandro Escovedo – Anchor (from Streets Songs of Love out now) Wise Blood – B.I.G. E.G.O. (from… Read more →

Re-Up: July 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information. Songs: Kid Cudi, Rostam Batmanglij & Best Coast – All Summer (internet only via Converse) Free Energy – Bang Pop (from Stuck on Nothing out now) Steel Train – Bullet (from Steel Train out now) Kristen… Read more →

EPs from the Best Coast to the Middle East

A few short releases worth checking out… Best Coast – Make You Mine Lo-fi beach music from 22 year old Bethany Cosentino. The California native wrote most of this material while being homesick in New York. Dreamy pop music that sounds like you’re hearing it from a house party down the way while you’re laying on the beach with a… Read more →