Tennis System - 'Hey, We Tried'
Tennis System are a little known duo (Matty T & Misha Bullock) out of the city of Los Angeles. They describe their sound as 'if My Bloody Valentine & Sonic Youth had a baby with The Kinks'. It certainly has a Sonic Youth feel and is reminiscent of San Diego's Crocodiles latest release Sleep Forever.
They are currently looking to release their second LP on a limited run of vinyl with the help of fans pledging money out of their own pockets with the promise of treats in return.
Check out www.tennissystemdc.blogspot.com for more details.
The Kill Van Kulls have done an amazing job on this remix of 'You Let It Go' by Kyla La Grange. The original is pretty good in a minimalistic/tribal way, but what the Kill Van Kulls have done is to fill the space that Kyla left open, leaving behind a much fuller track. [read more]
On February 1st, italian electro-rockers Aucan started leaking (via Youtube) their upcoming Black Rainbow Remixes album. They'll be releasing one track per week until the physical release comes out in April (on Jarring Effects/La Tempesta) - and the latest one to be unveiled was the amazing remix master Shigeto did of ‘Blurred’. [read more]
Kitchie Kitchie Ki Me O's debut single 'Next' just got out, and finally the much talked about band lets us hear some of their material. Their debut album will be released June 10th this year, so the wait to hear more isn't too long. The album has been mixed by John Agnello in NY, who also has worked with great bands like Dinosaur Jr and Sonic Youth. The hype around this Norwegian band has been big and going on for quite a while. One of the reasons for that, can certai... (continued) [read more]