Video: Starcrawler – “I Love LA” From Starcrawler, out January 19 on Rough Trade. I hate L.A. I hate what the city does to the people who move there. I hate the type of people who choose to move there. I hate Los Angeles’ clichéd idea of “rock and roll” with all the dudes with … Continue reading New Starcrawler video: I Love LA
Video: Starcrawler – “Let Her Be” From their debut album on Rough Trade, produced by Ryan Adams, due in 2018. Hey, what a surprise! Ryan Adams didn’t make this band of delinquent teenagers sound like Corey Hart or Creed! Nope, they sound like the Stooges like they should. Previously. Starcrawler: web, twitter, amazon, apple, spotify, … Continue reading New Starcrawler video: Let Her Be
Video: Starcrawler – “Ants” It’s rare for anybody to be able to get away with imitating Iggy Pop and not look like a complete doofus. Arrow de Wilde pulls it off pretty well in this video, directed by her mom Autumn. If you read liner notes and photo credits, you probably recognize the name Autumn … Continue reading New Starcrawler video: Ants
If only they had the song quality to match the back story and the producer.
Not all music execs are morons. Smart independent labels are doing great.
Layered lushness, co-produced by Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor.
The ethereal Cocteau Twins singer returns with a new single.
Soundscapes featuring and sophisticated arrangements. And Panda Bear.
Before Mazzy Star, there was Opal.
MP3: Super Furry Animals – “Inaugural Trams” from Dark Days / Light Years, due April 14 (iTunes) and April 21 (vinyl) on Rough Trade. Bloopie disco jam from everybody’s favorite psychedelic sheepshaggers. With lyrics like “We have reduced emissions by 75%,” the Super Furry Animals risk falling into recent Neil Young territory, but in this … Continue reading Super Furry Animals – Inaugural Trams