hear the first track off of the national’s upcoming album, “demons”


all i have to say is, amazing. check out “demons” below.

trouble will find me, is out may 20th (europe) / may 21st via 4AD.

stream kurt vile’s walking on a pretty daze


hands down the best kurt vile record to date. they just keep getting better and better. thank to npr, you can stream it HERE.

walking on a pretty daze is out april 9th via matador.

stream the knife’s new album shaking the habitual


you can stream it HERE via pitchfork advance.

LISTEN: hypocrite in a hippy crypt, tweaker two


2 years ago (wow it’s been that long?) i got an email from a college kid explaining his basement lo-fi one man band. i was already into just by his name alone. (check out that post HERE). tweaker two is an awesome follow-up to tweaker in the park. it’s slightly more large feeling but still has that “sitting on the curb smoking a bowl and breaking bottles in an abandoned parking lot” feel.

i appreciate its basic rawness and there isn’t a tune on the album that i haven’t liked. hyporcite in a hippy crypt puts a new spin on lo-fi angsty music as we know it.

stream tweaker two HERE.

listen to “freak me out” cuz that jam is my fucking favorite.

out now via tree machine records

stream local natives new album hummingbird


thanks to apple, you can stream the deluxe version of hummingbird HERE.

it’s absolutely amazing.

stream indians debut album somewhere else


hearing indian’s debut album gives me hope for new album releases of 2013. thanks to npr, you can stream somewhere else HERE.

somewhere else is out january 29th via 4AD.

stream wooden indian burial ground’s new album

if you’re into awesome psychedelia garage fuzz, wooden indian burial ground is for you. stream their self-titled album via east village radio HERE.