Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Palma Violets – Best of Friends (single) (Rough Trade)

As the story goes indie music icon Martin Mills signed this new south-east London quartet to Rough Trade Records after hearing just one track from the band. If that’s not enough intrigue for you… Continue reading

Divine Fits – A Thing Called The Divine Fits (Merge Records)

Divine Fits are an indie-rock / indie-electronic supergroup consisting of Britt Daniel (vocalist and guitarist of Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade/Atlas Strategic/Handsome Furs) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks). Only months after forming… Continue reading

Wild Nothing – Nocturne (album) (Captured Tracks)

Wild Nothing is the recording name for dream pop artist Jack Tatum. Established in 2009, Wild Nothing released their much acclaimed debut album ‘Gemini’ in May of 2010. An atmospheric shoegaze album minus… Continue reading

Twin Shadow – Confess (album) (4AD / Beggars Group)

Twin Shadow is the stage name of Dominican Republic born, Florida raised, and now Brooklyn based George Lewis Jr. ‘Confess’ follows 2010’s highly rated ‘Forget’ and consists of 10 tracks about love and… Continue reading

Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon (album) (Kitsuné) (Glassnote – US)

The much anticipated ‘Beacon’ follows the massive success of the Northern Ireland trio’s 2010 debut, ‘Tourist History’. The first single “Sleep Alone” was released as a single on July 21 (click here to… Continue reading

Fixers – We’ll Be The Moon (album) (Dolphin Love)

‘We’ll Be The Moon’ is the debut album from the Oxford quintet Fixers. Featuring eleven tracks of fun-filled, sunny, indie-pop, it’s immediately apparent that ‘We’ll Be The Moon’ is heavily influenced by The… Continue reading

Muse – Madness (single) (Warner Bros. Records)

When Matt Bellamy told KROQ radio in Los Angeles that the band’s latest single “Madness”, released this morning (August 20), was probably his favourite song he’d ever written expectations were set, well, fairly… Continue reading

Mothlite – Seeing The Dark (Alexander Tucker Entity Reunion Mix) (single) (KScope)

Mothlite is the brainchild of British multi-instrumentalist Daniel O’Sullivan who is involved in various bands and projects including Ulver, Æthenor, Miracle, and Grumbling Fur. Mothlite is another one of O’Sullivan’s projects. Mothlite’s most recent album… Continue reading

PEACE – California Daze (single) (Columbia Records / SONY Music UK)

There’s little known about the indie-rock band PEACE except that the quartet hail from Birmingham UK and they recently signed a deal with Columbia Records UK. Their first track ‘Bblood’ surfaced in April… Continue reading

Crocodiles – Endless Flowers (album) (Frenchkiss Records)

‘Endless Flowers’ is the third album from the San Diego noise/indie pop duo, Crocodiles. Upon first listen comparisons can be quickly made to Glasvegas’ self-titled debut album, ‘Psychocandy’ by The Jesus and Mary… Continue reading