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The Ponys – Check The Door

The PonysMP3: The Ponys – “Check The Door” from the Deathbed + 4 EP, out digitally on April 20 on Matador. Vinyl comes later.

Perfect, poppy summer music for these unseasonably warm spring days! Oh wait, no it’s not. It’s as dark and gloomy as ever in Ponyville. And you wouldn’t want it any other way, right?

The Ponys: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki

Even More Fun with Forkast

Some recent good stuff from Forkcast:

Gruff Rhys – “Candylion” from Candylion, out now on Rough Trade. It’s the dude from Super Furry Animals. (fr0k)

The Ponys – “Poser Psychotic” from Turn the Lights Out, out now on Matador. (fr0k)

The Rakes – “The World Was a Mess But His Hair Was Perfect” from Ten New Messages out now in the U.K. (fr0k)

Ghostface Killah – “Chunky” from J-Love Street Savior Pt. 5, out now. (fr0k)

Dinosaur Jr – “We’re Not Alone” from Beyond, due May 1 on Fat Possum. (fr0k)

The Mooney Suzuki – “99%” from Have Mercy due due out June 19 on Elixia. (fr0k)

Previously: 1, 2, 3.

The Ponys: Too Much Too Soon

The PonysThe Ponys at the Double Door

Chicago, April 29, 2005

The Ponys emerged from the whirlwind of the past year with a new lineup, a new album, and a new direction (sort of) to headline the Double Door for their record release show for their latest, Celebration Castle (In The Red). This time around The Ponys were a leaner and meaner group than in the past. While supporting their first long player, Laced With Romance, which was all over the map in styles and genres but still centered with energy and possibilities, their live shows were an experience to behold with swerving garage rock chords balanced out with Farfisa swirls accompanied by a rhythm section with echoes of new wave and a punch of Bowery punk along with an Anglo element to round off the rough edges.

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