Category Archives: best new music

NSFW: El Guincho – Bombay (video)

Awesome song, rocking video. El Guincho is playing at La Cita this Wednesday (October 6th) and Spaceland this Friday (October 8th) in Los Angeles.

Deerhunter – Desire Lanes (music)

when you were young and your excitement showed Deerhunter has a new album, Halcyon Digest, and this track is certainly my favorite after two weeks of listening. On repeat right now. Deerhunter – Desire Lanes

The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio (video)

stand up straight at the foot of your love Bloodbuzz Ohio is the first single from The National‘s new album High Violet. The rest of the album is great, and in spite of my general dislike of performance videos, this one goes in a different direction than most and I like it. Check it out.

Future Islands – Tin Man (video)

and time goes by, and you’ve got a lot to learn in your life, and the heart’s not inside, and I’ve gotta find the one, who’s just right I posted about Future Islands a little while back, and since that time they have become one of my very favorite bands of two-thousand-ten. This song happens [...]

The National Debut New Song on Fallon: Terrible Love (video)

Yeah, so, you know me. You know me well. I’m a huge, huge fan of The National, and they just debuted the first song off of their new album, High Violet (out May 11th), on Jimmy Fallon. And, of course, it’s awesome. (via stereogum)

Future Islands – In Evening Air (audio)

and i hold your hand as i’m walking through that door I have to admit, even with all of the incredible albums I’ve stumbled upon in the last three weeks, Future Islands still took me by surprise. The synth combined with the pop, all cobbled together with a bit of raw emotion that begs at [...]

Frightened Rabbit – Nothing Like You (mp3)

i could claw back my heart and soul, as the size of this tumour diminishes, so we fill that black hole Frightened Rabbit have released two wonderful albums over the last several years, but with the advent of The Winter Of Mixed Drinks it has become apparent that both were simply a slow build. To [...]

Cut From A Different Fur: The Morning Benders “Excuses” (video)

Delightful video of one of my favorite songs from The Morning Benders’ new album Big Echo. Absolutely wonderful. If you like good, honest, heartfelt music, this is required listening. The Morning Benders – Excuses

The Morning Benders – Cold War (Nice Clean Fight) (mp3)

I came across The Morning Benders‘ new album, Big Echo, on my portable around a week ago while I was walking the streets of Highland Park in the rain looking for something to spruce up the day (not that it could have been much better, it was raining after all). Specifically, this side of town [...]

Beach House Daytrotter Session

Beach House has four tracks up on Daytrotter, posted this morning. They are four of my favorite tracks from the album, and in Beach House traditional style, they are performed wonderfully. Beach House – Walk in the Park Beach House – Zebra Beach House – Take Care Beach House – Used to Be Via Cameron [...]