Bowerbirds– Tuck the Darkness In [mp3] (from The Clearing, out Mar 6th)
Bleakly elegant track from Raleigh, NC band
The New Tigers – Toffee [m4a] (outtake from self-titled debut album on Soliti Records)
Crunchy guitars propel this psychedelic pop track from Finnish band
The New Tigers:
Sick Friend – The Draft Dodger [mp3] (from The Draft Dodger, out Feb 14th – Crash Avenue Media)
Hysterical Injury – Maths [mp3] (from Dead Wolf Situation, out Feb 6th on Crystal Fuzz Records)
Welsh brother-sister duo make poppy punk rock driven by pounding toms and bossy female vocals
Femme Fatality –Tulsa [mp3] (from That’s It, That’s It EP, out now on Stickfigure Recordings)
An “unearthly dirge” is the final track from EP released over the summer.
VSP – Parrot Song [mp3] (from The Ultimate Collection, Vol 1, out now)
Another band from Turku, Finland, these guys play Nump (New Humppa) – an updated from of traditional Finnish music; it’s kid friendly.
Seventeen Evergreen – Angels [mp3] (from Psyentist, out Dec 6th on Pacific Radio Fire)
psychedelic electronica from the bay area
Bunny Ultramod – This Is Hollywood [mp3] (from This Is Hollywood, out Jan 16th)
Titletrack from the autobiographical solo album by the lead singer of the Ultramods.
Magnus Reimer – I’ll Rise With No Other [mp3] (from I’ll Rise With No Other EP; full length forthcoming)
Acoustic/electric piano, analog synth, programming, and vocals from Swedish solo musician
Wussy – Two tracks from Strawberry (out now on Shake It Records)
Old school weirdness from former front man of Ass Ponys – Cincinnati rocks it!
Plants and Animals – Lightshow (from The End of That, out Feb 28th)
Guided by Voices –Doughnut for a Snowman (from Let’s Go Eat the Factory, out Jan 17th)