Open Mike Eagle worked with Oddisee again and this is for the song “Celebrity Reduction Prayer”, and judging by the title, you might say it could be a statement of sorts. The song is a part of Mello Music Group’s forthcoming compilation Persona, coming on March 10th. You can pre-order the full album below via Bandcamp.
Directed by Mitch Massie, he worked with Whitehchapel to create a video for a song off their Our Endless War album and they chose “Let Me Burn” as a mean to become and remain crisp.
clipping. are back again with a new gem for the song “Summertime” and you know who else is back again? King Tee. Yes, the man who continues to be at his own risk so for all suckers who want to act all trifling and shit, this one is going to smack you upside your head. The song is from their Sub Pop album CLPPNG, while the video is once again directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada.
mut (Agonia), the new album by Code, will be ready for Europeans tomorrow and the album is being streamed at this very moment. The album will hit North America on March 10th although in truth, I’m sure it’s already being pressed up right now, if it isn’t finished and in a warehouse somewhere but we in North America will have to wait for just under two weeks to have our copies. Don’t wait though, for you can listen to it now by heading here.
While bad journalists are using hashtag-style words to constantly come up with no alternatives for the word “iconic”, some artists are hashtagging it by giving their releases a proper title. In this case, Potluck are hard at work on putting their their album they’re going to call #StonerProblems, so as they roll up a fat one and pass it around, you can hear one of the songs to come. Produced by CountyBoy FRIZZ, it’s a song in honor of “Tom Brady”.
“There’s already a bit of buzz going in about Hot Peez’s White Hall album” is how the press release begins but have you actually heard it yet? If not, you can hear it in full right now so walk down the white hall and be careful for slippery floors.
“Sink” is a nice pop tune by Inspired & The Sleep, taken from their most recent extended play Coming Up For Air. Ypu may check out the EP below or go directly to the video above. The San Diego group consists of Zack Elliott (drums), Ryan Linvill (sax), Bryce Outcault (guitar), and Max Greenhalgh (vocals, bass, percussion, keyboards, flute), get to know more about them by going to inspiredandthesleep.com.
Toronto-based band Grounders will be heading out of T-Town very soon with the release of their debut album on Nveado Records. The self-titled LP will be out on the 12th of May. They’ll have some east coast shows next month so you’ll be able to hear the new material but for now, you can listen to one of the album’s songs now called “Secret Friend”, which begins with synths right out of the early 1980’s before it turns into something quite remarkable.
Here are the tour dates, which will lead them in and out of SXSW in mid-March.
March 4… New York, NY (Cake Shop)
March 5… Philadelphia, PA (Milkboy)
March 6… Savannah, GA (Savannah Stopover Music Festival)
March 17-21… Austin, TX (SXSW)
March 25… Atlanta, GA (The Masquerade)
March 26… Athens, GA (Slingshot Festival)
March 28… Norfolk, VA (The Parlor)
Do you want something that has been called “part Zapp, part Daft Punk, Part T-Pain“? Well, while Auto-Tune singing has fortunately tied, some people haven’t got the memo yet so they’re doing what they can to stretch out the licence. To my ears, it sounds like a cross between Pharrell and Bruno Mars with the Daft Punk touch, but what is the true Towkio sound? Uncertain at this time. Maybe we’ll find out later.
Singer Clare Maguide says she does not want to be messed around with, and for good reason. This lady has a great voice and she wants to utilize her talents in the best way possible, and will do so with an album due out later this year. For the time being, an EP will be released next week,