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Real Estate – In Mind [2017]

Real Estate – In Mind [2017]

Real Estate have announced a new album, In Mind — the follow-up to their 2014 LP Atlas. It’s out via Domino Records. They have also shared the first song from the record, as well as its accompanying music video. The “Darling” video (directed by Weird Days) features the band ...

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March 17th, 2017

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Surfer Blood – Snowdonia [2017]

Surfer Blood – Snowdonia [2017]

On Snowdonia, Surfer Blood’s first album since Fekete’s passing, there’s a clear sense of melancholy and yearning, but there’s also optimism spilling out from the edges. It’s a calmer, more contemplative record than 2013’s Pythons or 2015’s 1000 Palms. Surfer Blood ...

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January 29th, 2017

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La Femme – Mystère [Disque Pointu – 2016]

La Femme – Mystère [Disque Pointu – 2016]

Mystère is the follow-up to La Femme’s 2013 debut. The pressure is on because Psycho Tropical Berlin was awarded a Victoire de la Musique for Album Révélation of the Year by the French Ministry of Culture. One gets the feeling that the collective’s leaders, ...

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January 7th, 2017

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The Blank Tapes – Ojos Rojos [2016]

The Blank Tapes – Ojos Rojos [2016]

One of Matt Adams’ drawings for his band The Blank Tapes depicts a bearded, shirtless dude in sunglasses on a beach, dipping his feet in the waves. A bottle of beer, a small keyboard and shakers lay nearby, and, hands clasped behind his head, the dude is smoking something ...

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December 1st, 2016

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Allah-Las – Calico Review [2016]

Allah-Las – Calico Review [2016]

After two albums of desert-parched, reverb-caked garage rock revivalism, it might seem like the Allah- Las were due for some kind of drastic change. Apart from jumping from one cool record label (Innovative Leisure) to another (Mexican Summer), the four guys in the band have

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October 22nd, 2016

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