Cousins Reese Donohue and Christopher Prudhomme grew up together in Lafayette, Louisiana and after years apart are together again in San Francisco. They have always shared their music whether across town or miles apart as Painted Palms. These are compositions with '60s psych pop leanings using modern electronic production.
Yo La Tengo has released a companion video to the animated wonderland that represented "Ohm", where a cigar smoking baby commandeers a vintage VW bug while a mathematical equation scrolled on a white board uses band names, musicians and lyrics to answer the question "Who is Yo La Tengo?"
Mauro Remiddi of Porcelain Raft has released a new song, "Think of the Ocean", ahead of a new album called Permanent Signal (out August 20 via Secretly Canadian). The title refers to a phone line that loses its connection for a long time -- the feeling Remiddi while on tour away from family and friends.