Smith Westerns - "Soft Will"

As the calendar flips through the summer months at an unseemly rate, we must remember to enjoy these leisurely days before they’re gone, and Smith Westerns’ new album “Soft Will” epitomizes this mindset more than any album the band has released yet. Continuing their tradition of laid back pop gems, “Soft Will” finds the band in a more wistful mood than ever, with hooks that seem like they’re practically...

30 Jun 4:10 PM 0 Read More...

Required Listening - July 1 Playlist

Below is the list of songs that will be on tomorrow's edition of Required Listening: "Ghost World" || Aimee Mann "Easy Muffin" || Amon Tobin "Who Is It" || Bjork "T.I.B.W.F. || The Budos Band "Wasted Days" || Cloud Nothings "Baby" ||| Donnie & Joe Emerson "In 'D'" || The Durutti Column "Miami Morning Coming Down II (Shine)" || Earth "The Bottle" || Gil Scott-Heron "Deep River" || John Fahey ...

30 Jun 4:05 PM 0 Read More...

Pixies Release New Single

The music blogging sphere is abuzz with news of a new single from everyone's favorite alternative rockers. The title of the single is "Bagboy," and fans can download the track for free through The Pixie's website (just enter your email into the widget below and the track is all yours). This is the band's first single in nine years (not counting the iTunes exclusive "Bam Thwoak" in 2004) and is releasing in the wak...

28 Jun 5:15 PM 0 Read More...

Sounds on 29th: June 29, 2013

This week on Sounds on 29th, give your Saturday a little soul with performances by Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats and The Denver City Saltlicks. Check out the previews of their performances below:   Catch these performances this Saturday on Colorado Public Television Channel 12....

27 Jun 5:23 PM 0 Read More...

Stereogum: "Deconstructing: Black Flag, FLAG, And Punk Nostalgia"

The punk scene is more confused than ever before. Below is an article originally published on Stereogum, addressing the new rivalries that have emerged between the genre's biggest names: "Everything old is new again: a glance at some leading indie blogs might have you wondering if you’d suddenly time-warped back to some utopian alternative rock version of the ’80s, with names like the Replacements and My Bloo...

27 Jun 4:52 PM 0 Read More...