Listen: Lotus Plaza - 'Monoliths'
One of the many side-projects from the members of Deerhunter, Lotus Plaza (Lockett Pundt) released their second album earlier today, Spooky Action at a Distance. And while a lot of the attention goes to frontman Bradford Cox, Pundt’s work is stellar in its own right
The album’s lead single 'Monoliths' captures what many Deerhunter fans find so endearing: distilled, beautiful garage rock without the messy pomp but still unrefined. You can listening to the excellent single below.
Holy shit. Is it just me, or was September bursting at the seams with good music? From predictably great stuff to overwhelmingly pleasant surprises, it really felt like this month had it all. For the first time, ten felt like too small a number; there was just too damn much great stuff that I wanted to include here. But you know, I am a professional guy-who-sits-at-his-computer-and-rants-about-music, and as such, I finally whittled this weekâs list down to the articleâs names... (continued) [read more]
OK.. some unlucky parts of the UK might have been cursed with snow and heavy downpours this week but today the sun is out in Brighton and I thought I'd celebrate that by making a sweet, sweet spring-themed mixtape for your fine, fine selves. Tracklist: 1. Sunrise - Yeasayer 2. Good Friday - Why? 3. When the Springtime Comes Again - John Fahey 4. Sunshine And Clouds And Everything Proud - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah 5. Spring And By Summer Fall - Blonde Redhead 6. The Sun S... (continued) [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes Deerhunter, Fort deClare, Deerhoof & Lovers. MP3: Deerhunter - Helicopter (Diplo Lunice Remix) http://www.myspace.com/deerhunter MP3: Fort deClare â Lately (Memoryhouse cover) http://www.myspace.com/fortdeclare MP3: Deerhoof - Perfect Me (Live) http://www.myspace.com/deerhoof MP3: Lovers - Boxer http://myspace.com/loverstheband [read more]
Indie icon Bradford Cox joins Divine Fits on stage for a cover of the Ramones' '53rd & 3rd'. [read more]