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by Robert Loss

14 Nov 2012


Rock and roll dreams! Motel Beds just released their latest record Dumb Gold, which kicks off with this track, “Smoke Your Homework”. Ghettoblaster says, “Think The Strokes, but without daddy’s money”, which is exactly right. The Dayton, Ohio band is offering a free download of the album at their Bandcamp site.

by PopMatters Staff

14 Nov 2012


Andy Butler says, “It’s fun to remind myself why I like old records. I’m naturally drawn to a more classic sound. When it comes to dancing I’m more inspired to get on up and shake it if feels like there’s a lot of substance and depth to a record.”

“Release Me” is Hercules and Love Affair’s original contribution to the mix. Check out the full tracklist below.

by PopMatters Staff

12 Nov 2012


Photo: Lilja Birgisdóttir

by PopMatters Staff

12 Nov 2012


Purity Ring‘s “Lofticries” is the latest video from their recent debut, ‘Shrines’. Director AG Rojas told Pitchfork, “‘Lofticries’ is a music video exploring the stoicism of psychically connected characters confronted by surreal, climactic moments. It is also a song off my favorite album of the year by Purity Ring.”

by PopMatters Staff

12 Nov 2012


Manchester electro-poppers Delphic are releasing their sophomore album Collections on January 28th and the band has just offered up a preview trailer of the new LP. James Cook recently told NME, “We were listening to a lot of hip-hop like J Dilla and Jay-Z and lots of ‘80s R&B. Wacky synth sounds with a massive fat beat.” Sounds like a great mix.

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