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,
Is it possible to “Forever Get High”? You can get high like every day, as Nate Dogg once said in Warren G’s “Regulate”, and attempt it for yourself, it’s up to you and make sure it’s safe. Da Mafia 6ix say to “Forever Get High” is something that may be worth considering to escalate and elevate yourself. THey do so with help from Fiend. Their Watch What U Wish album is scheduled for release on March 17th.
Three months from now, Two Sheds of Los Angeles will be releasing their second album. To be released by Crossbill Records, it’s called Assembling and they want people to hear a song from it, this one called “You Get To Me” and they hope that the song will get to you enough for you to want to buy a copy and/or see them on tour when they do, a few shows are on its way next month on the west clast. In fact, if you’re in San Francisco tonight, they’ll be at Noise Pop. Album will be out on May 31st, consider that a pre-warning to make it your summer anthem.
February 25… San Francisco, CA (Noise Pop (The Chapel))
March 23… Los Angeles, CA (Harvard & Stone)
March 27… Boise, ID (Treefort (Neurolux)
March 28… Tacoma, WA (TBA)
March 29… Portland, OR (Valentine’s)
May 31… San Francisco, CA (The Make Out Room)
June 20… Davis, CA (Davis Music Festival)
Nine songs are what rapper Rapper Big Pooh will be giving you on his soon-to-come EP aclled Words Paint Pictures and the song he’d like to share with you now is for “Augmentation”, produced by Apollo Brown and directed by Jay Brown while hanging out in Detroit. The album will be out on March 24th.