Saturday, March 31

Closet Marine By Pissed Jeans

Say goodbye to March with Pissed Jeans.

Download: "Closet Marine" (mp3)

Subpop page is here.
Pretty sure this is NOT the official myspace page here.

Awesome Mega Super Karate Monkey Unrelated BONUS links:
- Get yrself some late 80's DIY punkage over at Something I Learned Today (love that Du reference)... here.
- A Japanese bonus track from Cat Power at Audio Deficit Disorder... here.
- New Art Brut is posted... here and here and here and here (thanks to thepunkguy)
- Three tracks by Land Of Talk are over at the blog Indoor Fireworks... here.

Pissed Jeans

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Thursday, March 29

I'm Not Invisible By Rocket From The Crypt

Heard this Rocket From The Crypt song:

Downloadable: "I'm Not Invisible" ( mp3) (source: vagrant)...

on the ol' ipod the other day and, man, this shit is RIGHT ON! (I forget easily).

Dig it!

Swami page is here.
Vagrant page is here.
eMusic page is here.


Wednesday, March 28

VIDEO: 101 By Albert Hammond, Jr.

Q: W.W.J.D.?
A: Why come back from the dead, of course.

Download: "101" (mov) by Albert Hammond Jr.

Rough Trade is here.
New Line Records are here.
Scratchie page is here.

Unrelated BONUS:
Videstatic says Holy War Dance Party isn't a music video, but it's close enough... here.


Monday, March 26

See A Penny (Pick It Up) By YACHT

Q: Dig that new YACHT track?
A: Oh Yeah.

Download: "See A Penny (Pick It Up)" (mp3) (originaly noticed here)

UPDATE (3/29/07): Idolator has an analysis of the track's popularity... here.

You may know YACHT as one half of The Blow.
You may even recognize him from this post.

Myspace page is here.
Marriage Records page is here.
Emusic page is here.


Track 02 By Jana Hunter

Gorilla Vs. Bear has posted two mpeg audio layer three files that require your attention. One is by Jana Hunter and the other is by Jracula... here.

You may remember the Jracula song from this post. If not, go get it. It's awesome.

Jana Hunter

Download an older Jana Hunter song: "Track 02" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Wiki Wiki Wiki here.
Gnomonsong page is here.

Already posted on GvsB BONUS: "Babies" (mp3) from Jana's SXSW 2007 showcase.

jracula cats

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YOUTUBE: All Night And Day By Abe Vigoda

All Night And Day By Abe Vigoda

Post Present Medium page is here.
Not Not Fun is here.


Sunday, March 25

I Ain't Saying My Goodbyes By Tom Vek

Time for some...

Download: "I Ain't Saying My Goodbyes" (mp3)

Official site is here.
Myspace page is here.
Star Time Records page is here.


Saturday, March 24

Old Year By Jesu

Q: Need some music to help you feel just a little EXTRA paranoid??
A: Jesu! Now with more crunchiness!

Download: "Old Year" (mp3) (source: insound)

Myspace page is here.
Avalanche Inc. is here.

Unrelated BONUS link: The kick-ass blog Milk Milk Lemonade is starting a new series called, "Indie Rock Classics". Dig the first one featuring Husker Du, My Bloody Valentine, and Squirrel Bait... here.


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Wednesday, March 21

The Manhattan Love Suicides On WOXY At SXSW 2007

Finally... I'm getting around to posting the rest of those WOXY SXSW 2007 podcasts. Here's the goodie of the bunch...

Download: The Manhattan Love Suicides... download (mp3)

SXSW page is here.
Squirrel Records are here.
Magic Marker Records page is here.

Here's the other ones:
Laylights... download (mp3)
Foals... download (mp3)
65daysofstatic... download (mp3)
Cloud Cult... download (mp3)

Unrelated BONUS link: Pfork has got a new Ghostface Killah track, "Chunky"... here.

The Manhattan Love Suicides

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Following Waves By French Kicks

It's a French Kicks FLASHBACK!

Download: "Following Waves" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Startime International page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Non-podcast BONUS:
"Also Ran" (mp3)
"One More Time" (mp3)
"When You Heard You" (mp3)

French Kicks


Tuesday, March 20

Beirut On KEXP

Stream some Beirut on NPR... here.

The Setlist: "Island Song" / "Carousels" / "After the Curtain" / "Moribund" / "My Family Role" / "Elephant Gun" / "Sunday Smile" / "Closing Song" / "Mount Vroclai" / "The Gulag Okestar" / "Brazil" / "Scenic World" / "The Canals of Our City"

UPDATE: Durr... you could just download the mp3 from the awesome folks of KEXP: "Beirut on KEXP" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
4AD page is here.
Emusic page is here.

More NPR SXSW coverage... here.

Unrelated BONUS news: The Sharp Ease is gonna playing their last show @ The Smell on March 24.

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Monday, March 19

LGNO By El Jesus De Magico

Been listening to a lot of El Jesus De Magico of late.

In particular, this (new) song...
Download: "LGNO" (mp3)

AND this (older) song too...
Download: "Doppleganger Divorce" (mp3)

CDR page is here.

Non-podcast BONUS from this record:
"New Moses" (mp3)
"Drinnin With Fern" (mp3)

Massive chunk of unrelated BONUS links:
- Check out The Folk Yous on Cable And Tweed... here.
- Videostatic has got links to the video for "Wet And Rusting" by Menomena... here.
- thepunkguy has got some awesome b-sides... here.
- Be sure to check out The Ponys' Daytrotter sessions... here. You can also stream (ugh) them on NPR... here.

El Jesus De Magico

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Peel On WOXY At SXSW 2007

Damn. WOXY has been very busy at SXSW... 20 Lounge Act sessions in 5 days. Some pics are here.

My favorite so far is: Peel... download (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Peek-A-Boo Records page is here.


Also Available:
The Rumble Strips... download (mp3)
Calla... download (mp3)
Winterpills... download (mp3)
Snowden... download (mp3)
Land Of Talk... download (mp3)
120 Days... download (mp3)
Age Rings... download (mp3)
Sara Culler... download (mp3)
The Little Ones... download (mp3)
Via Audio... download (mp3)
The Lemurs... download (mp3)
She, Sir... download (mp3)
Pompeii... download (mp3)
The Early Tapes... download (mp3)

Coming up:
Cloud Cult
The Manhattan Love Suicides (whom you may remember from... this post)

Podcast is here.
iTunes page is here.

Peel on WOXY

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Sunday, March 18

LIVE: Long Painting By 50 Foot Wave

The Live Music Archive has a boot of 50 Foot Wave live at The Bowery Ballroom on August 12, 2006... here.

"Long Painting" (mp3)
"Clara Bow" (mp3)
"Pneuma" (mp3)
"Hot Pink, Distorted" (mp3)
"Bone China" (mp3)
"The Fuschia Wall" (mp3)
"Lavender" (mp3)
"Golden Ocean" (mp3)
"Dog Days" (mp3)

Download the whole thing in a zip file... here.

Myspace page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Here is a crappy cellphone shot from the show.
50 Foot Wave Live at The Bowery Ballroom


Saturday, March 17

Bomb.Repeat.Bomb.1954 By Ted Leo + The Pharmacists

The blog *sixeyes has posted a HUGE chunk of Ted Leo + The Pharmacists... here.

NOTE: The Retro Music Snob has pointed this out long before me... here.

Downloadable: "Bomb.Repeat.Bomb.1954" (touch & go mp3)

Dang... that is quite possibly the most rockin' thing Ted + Rx have done (with the exception of that Stiff Little Fingers cover).

Myspace page is here.
Touch & Go page is here.
Lookout Records page is here.
Acefu page is here.
Emusic page is here.

BONUS Link: Check out Ted's re-working of The Jam's "That's Entertainment"... here (Thanks, thepunkguy).

Ted Leo + The Pharmacists Live

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Friday, March 16

Frank Black On WOXY

Give THIS MAN A Talk Show!

Listen: "Frank Black On WOXY" (mp3)

WOXY page is here.
Myspace page is here.
Wiki Wiki Wiki here.
4ad page is here.
SpinART page is here.
Back Porch page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Frank Black On WOXY


Wednesday, March 14

And You Lied To Me By The Besnard Lakes

Q: Another Jagjaguwar release worth checking out?
A: The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse.

Download: "And You Lied To Me" (mp3) (source: insound) by The Besnard Lakes

Myspace page is here.
Jagjaguwar page is here.
Emusic page is here.

The Besnard Lakes


Horse Girl By These Arms Are Snakes

Mining Part 23

Download some Rock Rock Rock... Error... End: "Horse Girl" (mp3) by These Arms Are Snakes

SXSW page is here.
Myspace page is here.
Jade Tree page is here.

Non-podcast BONUS:
"Big News" (mp3)
"Riding The Grape Dragon" (mp3)

Unrelated BONUS links:
- Reloda posted some of PJ Harvey's Dry demos... here.
- Get a free LCD Soundsystem remix album... here. Torrent is here.

Sample: "North American Scum (Dunproofin's Not From England Either Mix)" (mp3)

These Arms Are Snakes

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ICE by Antibalas


I forgot to post the new Antibalas, like, a long time ago. Better late than never.

Download: "ICE" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Anti page is here.
Emusic page is here.



Tuesday, March 13

Bronson By Calla

Mining Part 22

"Bronson" (mp3)
"Swagger" (mp3)

Both by Calla.

Myspace page is here.
Beggars page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Unrelated BONUS links:
- Muzak For Cybernetics has got Illinois... here.
- Idolator has got some vintage Big Black... here.


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Monday, March 12

Ears Like Golden Bats By My Teenage Stride

I just noticed two more free My Teenage Stride songs are available on the official MTS website... here.

"Ears Like Golden Bats" (mp3)
"We’ll Meet At Emily’s" (mp3)

Also... be sure to get "To Live And Die In The Airport Lounge" (mp3) if you didn't get it last month.

Myspace page is here.
Becalmed Records are here.
Banzan Records page is here.
Emusic page is here.

My Teenage Stride


Catching & Killing By Youth Group

Mining Part 21

Download: "Catching & Killing" by Youth Group

SXSW page is here.
Myspace page is here.
Anti page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Non-podcast BONUS:
"Sorry" (mp3)
"Dead Zoo" (mp3)


Sunday, March 11

Kick It Back By The Manhattan Love Suicides

Mining Part 20

Fuzzed out gits from the UK?? Who'da thunk it?

Download: "Kick It Back" (mp3) by The Manhattan Love Suicides

SXSW page is here.
Squirrel Records are here.
Magic Marker Records page is here.

Non-Podcast BONUS: "Suzy Jones" (mp3)

The Manhattan Love Suicides


Gotta Be In It To Win It By Motico

Just read about soundproofing over at the blog Got the Jimmy Legs... here. This makes me hopeful that there will be some new Motico in the foreseeable future.

Download some old three-piece Motico: "Gotta Be In It To Win It" (mp3)

Unrelated BONUS link... Prefix reports that Sub Pop founder Jonathan Poneman is starting a new label, Hardly Art.

More at and at the Sub Pop News Channel... here.

UPDATE: And at Gorilla Vs. Bear... here.



No Mercy By The Mother Truckers

Mining Part 19

I don't know about you... But I just gotta love a band named...

The Mother Truckers!

Download: "No Mercy" (mp3)

SXSW page is here.

The Mother Truckers


Saturday, March 10

LIVE VIDEO: Yea Yeah By Matt And Kim

Here is a vid from last night's $8 Matt And Kim show at The Bowery Ballroom...

Download: "Yea Yeah" (m4v)

NOTE: Sorry... I went a bit zoom-crazy while filming.

And here are some pics...

This is Matt and Kim of Matt And Kim
Matt And Kim

Matt And Kim Play Yea Yeah (vidcap)
Matt And Kim

Kim plays the drums
kim of matt and kim

Matt Sings Yea Yeah (vidcap)
Matt Sings

Kim of Matt And Kim dances around
Kim of Matt And Kim Dances

Matt And Kim are all streaky
Matt And Kim

Myspace page is here.
I Heart Comix page is here.


Oh Yeah By The Cliks

Mining Part 18

Download (NOT a Yello cover): "Oh Yeah" (mp3) by The Cliks

SXSW page is here.
Myspace page is here.
Kindling Music page is here.

The Cliks


Friday, March 9

People As Places As People By Modest Mouse

Indie/Mainstream juggernaut Modest Mouse play today's Amp Camp's Mp3 Of The Day.

Download: "People As Places As People" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Wiki Wiki Wiki here.
Up page is here.
Sony site is here.
Emusic page is here.

Modest Mouse


Sun Lips By Black Moth Super Rainbow

The blog You Ain't No Picasso has posted the crazy-ass psychedelia of "Sun Lips" by Black Moth Super Rainbow... here.

Me too! Me too!

Download: "Sun Lips" (mp3)

More Black Moth Super Rainbow mp3s... here.
Myspace page is here.
Graveface page is here.

Non-podcast BONUS: "Drippy Eye (Remix)" (mp3) (remixed by The Octopus Project)

Black Moth Super Rainbow


Ted Leo On WOXY

Hey Hey... Ted Leo in The Lounge... here.

Download: "Ted Leo on WOXY" (mp3)

Set List:
"Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone?"
"The 'Nice People' Argument"
"A Bottle Of Buckie"
"- interview -"
"The Living Kind"
"Me And Mia"

Get individual tracks from The Smudge... here.

Myspace page is here.
Touch & Go page is here.
Lookout Records page is here.
Acefu page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Ted Leo On WOXY


Wednesday, March 7

Postal Blowfish (GBV Cover) By Albert Hammond Jr.

Hey, it's time for... Amp Camp's Mp3 Of Yesterday (and Today).

Download: "Postal Blowfish (GBV Cover)" By Albert Hammond Jr.


Rough Trade is here.
Scratchie page is here.
GBV is here.
Robert Pollard is here.

Unrelated BONUS links:
New live Spoon over at You Ain't No Picasso... here.
XBXRX, The Mae Shi, and Ponytail are over at 20 Jazz Funk Greats... here.

Non-Podcast BONUS:
"Remarkably Dirty Animals" (mp3) by The Mae Shi
"Trailer to Lock The Skull, Load The Gun" (mpg)

Albert Hammond Jr.

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Tuesday, March 6

Gay Sons Of Lesbian Mothers By Kaki King

Mining Part 16

Download some jaZZy jaZZy grooves: "Gay Sons Of Lesbian Mothers" (mp3) by Kaki King

SXSW page is here.

Kaki King


Monday, March 5

Leather By The New Flesh

Mining Part 14

Long live the new flesh!

The New Flesh

Download: "Leather" (mp3) by The New Flesh

SXSW page is here.

UPDATED Non-podcast BONUS (copy these links into the address window of yr browser):

The New Flesh


Sunday, March 4

Breaker By Low

Hey Hey Hey... NEW Low

Download: "Breaker" (mp3)

Sub Pop page is here.


Stowaway By Tullycraft

Mining Part 13

Download: "Stowaway" (mp3) by Tullycraft

SXSW page is here.
Myspace page is here.
Magic Marker page is here.
Emusic page is here.


Saturday, March 3

None Shall Pass (Clean Version) By Aesop Rock

Drive A Fast Car has a post about the latest free album from Adult Swim... in collabaration with Def Jux!... here.

Definitive Swim is here.

Download: "None Shall Pass (Clean Version)" By Aesop Rock

Download the WHOLE thing... here.

Totally Unrelated BONUS link: Free Takka Takka EP... here.

Definitive Swim

Godard Vs. Truffaut By Night Of Pleasure

Mining Part 12

Props to Columbus, OH for churning out Night Of Pleasure.

Download: "Godard Vs. Truffaut" (mp3)

SXSW page is here.

Thursday, March 1

It's All Good By El Perro Del Mar

Seeing "The Dog Of The Sea" in a little bit.

[Insert Assbring joke here.]

It seems me and 3hive are a bit late posting El Perro Del Mar... but fuck it.

Download: "It's All Good" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Hybrism page is here.
Licking Fingers is here.
Emusic page is here.

El Perro Del Mar