Kurt von Stetten – “Cashier Girls“ [mp3]
from Broken, but not undone
out now on Static Motor Recordings
Boston’s DIY, indie rock wunderkind continues to pump out intriguing, though-provoking low-fi excellence. Fans of GBV take notice. “You have too many items for this line….. for this line.”
Cassorla – “Future One” [downloadable stream]
from Amigos EP
out Feb 4th
Guitarist Ben Cassorla teams up with principle song-writier of the Dawes, Taylor Goldsmith, for a one-off resulting in a fuzzy, funky, gnarled indie gem. The EP also features Crash from Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes, Eric Earley from Blitzen Trapper, among others).
Yellow Ostrich – “Any Wonder“ [stream]
out 25 February on Barsuk
The first preview from Yellow Ostrich’s third release is full of pulsing chords that lead to a slow, wailing guitar solo. Follow the rabbit down the hole and enjoy.
Towns – “Young at Heart“ [stream]
from Get By
out May 2014
Bristol (UK) fuzz pop band sings listlessly over siren-sounding guitars and cooing harmonies. Get By will be released on cassette and also digital download.