Articles by Dean Brandt
PREMIERE: Rob Grote of The Districts Covers Neil Young for Original Tracks
As well as “Ordinary Day,” from “Popular Manipulations.”
PREMIERE: múm’s Gyda Valdysdóttir Reimagines Schubert’s “Opus 100”
Epicycle finds her taking on classical pieces from throughout history.
PREMIERE: Maston Tours Mid-Century Film Scores in “Rain Dance”
The Allah-Las/Jacco Gardner associate gets kosmiche.
PREMIERE: Silver Torches Hit the Old Dusty Trail in “If I Reach” Video
The touring member of Perfume Genius sets his song to simmer.
PREMIERE: Dave Depper Offers a Requiem for “Summer Days” in New Video
The Death Cab for Cutie sideman demonstrates his “Emotional Freedom Technique.”
PREMIERE: Dude York Advise Against Going DIY in “Black Jack” Video
From the Seattle trio’s February record “Sincerely.”
PREMIERE: Hop in the Magic Bus with I Come to Shanghai’s “Stranger”
Journey through the past, darkly.
PREMIERE: Tall Juan Goes The Distance in Handpainted “Cuida Coches” Video
Another “Olden Goldie” cut gets a clip.
PREMIERE: Dinner Sings Sweet “Siren Song” in New Video
From the Captured Tracks release “New Work.”
PREMIERE: Liquid Monk Recreate “Nighttime” in the Daylight with Help from Jazz Singer Kameryn Ogden
The Detroit electro quartet’s debut is out September 22.
PREMIERE: Battleme Descends into the Post-Election “Hot Mess”
From October’s “Cult Psychotica.”
PREMIERE: Nurses Offer an Anthem for the Internet Weary on “In the Mirror”
The LA-via-Portland avant-popsters announce their return.
PREMIERE: Drag City’s Dead Rider Arrive Alive in “The Ideal” Clip
From the group’s forthcoming “Crew Licks.”
PREMIERE: Ross Goldstein Makes Collaboration Magisterial on “Inverted Jenny” LP
The New York musician builds a wall of sound in the Catskills.
Tech Yourself Before You Fest Yourself
All the googaws and whatsits you need to heighten your festing experience.
PREMIERE: Follow Dawes to SF on the “The Road to Outside Lands” Podcast
Growing up on the road isn’t exactly easy.
PREMIERE: Howard Ivans Brings Subtle, Supple Funk on “Back to the Life”
Courtesy of Spacebomb Records.
PREMIERE: Palehound Return to Pickathon’s Slab Sessions with “Healthier Folk”
Plus, tune in next weekend to catch the festival live from Happy Valley, OR.