Our review of Grizzly Bear’s latest Veckatimest headlines tomorrow, but today here is the band’s new video.
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Golden Silvers is a new synth poppy group from South London with a debut album, True Romance out on XL in the UK. We’ll have a review soon. In the meantime, enjoy these videos perfect for the start of warm weather.
The group also recently stopped by Later Live… with Jools Holland to play “True No.9 Blues (True Romance)”.
Iron & Wine stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to play “Godless Brother in Love” off their new B-sides compilation Around the Well out this week. They also performed a cover of the New Order song “Love Vigilantes”. Look for the PopMatters review of the album next week.
“On White Rabbits’ sophomore release It’s Frightening, the indie veteran of Spoon fame, Britt Daniel, leaves an immediate mark on the album from behind the boards. Album opener “Percussion Gun” kicks off like some pseudo version of “I Want Candy” as performed by the Feelies, with the kind of tight, all-encompassing drum work we haven’t really heard from this band before. And Daniel chooses to build upon that.”—Daniel Rivera
“Percussion Gun” [MP3]
Remember the insanely catchy “Brimful of Asha” from Cornershop? It was pretty ubiquitous in the late ‘90s and for good reason. The British band’s blend of UK pop with traditional Indian sounds was unique and infectious. The group is returning this year with a new single “The Roll Off Characteristics (Of History in the Making)” to be released on May 26th on their own label.
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