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by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009

The Fresh & Onlys
Grey-Eyed Girls
Releasing: 15 September (US)

01 Black Coffin
02 Grey-Eyed Girl
03 No Second Guessing
04 What’s His Shadow Still Doing Here
05 Invisible Forces
06 Dude’s Got a Tender Heart
07 D.Y.
08 Happy to Be Living
09 What Goes in Circles
10 I’m Gonna Be Your Elevator
11 Clowns (Took My Baby Away)
12 The Delusion of Man

The Fresh & Onlys
“Invisible Forces” [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009

Timothy Gabriele said of Zomby’s recent full-length Where Were U in ’92 that it “seems to try its damnedest to replicate a mixtape, or at least the atmosphere of a mix tape. While it’s easy to get distracted by the titular year in question, the aim of the artist seems to be directed more at evoking the sensation and the sense of possibility in ’92 rather than anything specific.” “Godzilla” is a new song up their upcoming EP.

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009

Friendly Fires sing emotively on a beach with mask clad drummers on their latest video “Kiss of Life”. It’s a pretty instantly memorable and catchy tune too.

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009

The Entrance Band
The Entrance Band
(Ecstatic Peace!/Universal)
Releasing: 1 September (US)

01 Lookout!
02 M.L.K
03 Still Be There
04 Sing for the One
05 You’re So Fine
06 Grim Reaper Blues (Pt. 2)
07 That Is Why
08 Lives
09 You Must Turn
10 Hourglass
11 Silence on a Crowded Train (LP bonus song)

The Entrance Band
“Lookout!” [MP3]

by Andrew Martin

28 Jul 2009

Shibuya: City Lights Vol. 2
(Foreign Exchange Music)
Releasing: 15 September (US)

Dutch production master Nicolay crafts yet another breezy, soulful, and gorgeous Sunday anthem with Carlitta Durand handling vocal duties. It’s a hell of a teaser for his newest project, City Lights Vol. 2: Shibuya.

01 Lose Your Way feat. Carlitta Durand
02 Shibuya Station
03 Crossing
04 Rain in Ueno Park
05 Satellite
06 Saturday Night feat. Carlitta Durand
07 A Ride Under the Neon Moon
08 Omotesando
09 Meiji Shrine
10 Shadow Dancing
11 The Inner Garden
12 Bullet Train
13 Wake Up in Another Life
14 Departure
15 Shibuya Epilogue feat. Carlitta Durand

Nicolay feat. Carlitta Durand
“Lose Your Way” [MP3]

//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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