All posts by Jake Brown

New Exbats video: I Got the Hots for Charlie Watts

Video: The Exbats — “I Got the Hots for Charlie Watts” The Exbats / I Got the Hots for Charlie WattsWatch this video on YouTube From Kicks, Hits and Fits, due March 13 on Burger. The Exbats are a father-daughter duo from Arizona: Dad/guitarist Ken Mclain and daughter/drummer/singer Inez (named after Mike Nesmith, naturally). “I … Continue reading New Exbats video: I Got the Hots for Charlie Watts

New Belle and Sebastian video: There Is An Everlasting Song

Video: Belle & Sebastian — “There Is An Everlasting Song” Belle & Sebastian – There Is An Everlasting SongWatch this video on YouTube From How to Solve Our Human Problems (Matador, 2018). “The video is a small tribute to the amazing people who posed, modeled and enrolled to appear in our artwork for the How … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: There Is An Everlasting Song

New Torres video: Dressing America

Video: TORRES — “Dressing America” TORRES – Dressing America (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Ashley Connor. From Silver Tongue, out January 31 on Merge. Wow! Remember a couple years ago when Mackenzie Scott was dropped by 4AD for “not being commercially successful enough”? Well now she’s been signed by Merge and this … Continue reading New Torres video: Dressing America

New Bonnie Prince Billy video: This is Far From Over

Video: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy — “This is Far From Over” Bonnie 'Prince' Billy "This is Far From Over" (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From I Made A Place, out January 31 on Drag City. Middle age is tough. It’s hard to keep a good attitude when you see your body and the world … Continue reading New Bonnie Prince Billy video: This is Far From Over

New Anna Burch video: Not So Bad

Video: Anna Burch — “Not So Bad” Anna Burch – Not So Bad [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Anna Burch. From If You’re Dreaming, out April 3 on Polyvinyl. Anna Burch first caught our attention hula-hooping in her “2 Cool 2 Care” video. That whole album, Quit the Curse, was solid, … Continue reading New Anna Burch video: Not So Bad

Listen: Cosmic Cowboys, Longhaired Rednecks and Other Troublemakers

So every couple of years I like to re-read the 2012 Texas Monthly feature (“That ’70s Show”) on the 1972 Austin music scene that birthed the outlaw country movement. If you haven’t read it yet, just stop now and go read it and come back after you’re done. Every time I read this fantastic oral … Continue reading Listen: Cosmic Cowboys, Longhaired Rednecks and Other Troublemakers

New Soccer Mommy video: Circle the Drain

Video: Soccer Mommy — “Circle the Drain” Soccer Mommy – circle the drain (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Atiba Jefferson. From color theory, out February 28 on Loma Vista. It’s another sad slow-burner from Nashville’s Sophie Allison. Things feel that low sometimes Even when everything is fine Hey I’ve been falling … Continue reading New Soccer Mommy video: Circle the Drain

2019 Soundscan Data: Total Music Sales and Streams

Don’t believe the hype. You might hear that “album consumption” grew 15% but that’s an arbitrary measurement made up by the industry and tweaked every other year to make business look healthy. The indisputable fact is that people are purchasing fewer albums than ever, and on top of that, nobody’s even measuring how many albums … Continue reading 2019 Soundscan Data: Total Music Sales and Streams

New Juliana Hatfield video: Can’t Stand Losing You

Video: Juliana Hatfield — “Can’t Stand Losing You” Juliana Hatfield – Can't Stand Losing You (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Rachel Lichtman. From Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police, out now on American Laundromat. This is fun. The video is almost a shot-for-shot remake of the original Police promo clip with Jules playing … Continue reading New Juliana Hatfield video: Can’t Stand Losing You

Wrapping Up 2019

Happy new year, everybody! Sorry this is a little later coming out than usual but we closed down GLONO HQ for the two weeks around Christmas and New Year’s and didn’t even look at a computer. Highly recommended. Next year maybe we’ll try to ignore the phones too. While in 2018 we posted something new … Continue reading Wrapping Up 2019