Tuesday, July 31

Sailing By Night By Department Of Eagles

And now a song by "America's favorite semi-active band"... Department Of Eagles!

Listen: "Sailing By Night" (mp3)

Is it necessary to point out that Dep't Of Eagles features Dan Rossen from Grizzly Bear? Prolly not. Right?

Download their newer track... here or here or here or here or here or here or here or here: "No One Does It Like You" (mp3).

Plus, they just re-issued 2005's The Cold Nose (a/k/a The Whitey on the Moon UK LP), like today... here.

Myspace page is here.
Melodic is here.
Emusic page is here.

Consider Clicking
- Poetry don't get a whole lotta coverage here on GT, but... These is the the funniest vid about spell cheeks that I have every scene. Thanks, A Different Stripe. It is a performance of Taylor Mali's The The Impotence of Proofreading.
- Two remixes for you... CSS turns knobs for The Wombats... here, AND Spank Rock messes with Dr. Octagon... here, on No More Radio and Discobelle, respectively.
- 5 Acts posted a track by Kill Surf City... here.

Department Of Eagles

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Sunday, July 29

1-10 By Japanther

So someone recently recommended Japanther to me.

Their website looks like this:
Japanther Website

Then after some typing and clicking I found these:
"1-10" (mp3)
"Wolfen Swan (Demo)" (mp3)
"The Whales" (mp3)
"Energy" (mp3)

This is what they looked like in 2005:

Myspace page is here.
Tapes Records page is here.
Secret Sight is here.
Deleted Art page is here.
Wiki Wiki Wiki here.
Missing Toof post from back in June is here.
Emusic page is here.

Consider Clicking
- Off The Record is back with a little post entitled "Wowza" -- featuring some blogtastic artists -- Klaxons and Spoon among others... here.
- Speaking of Spoon, have you seen this yet?
- *Sixeyes Saturday Mix was a Canadaphile's wet dream (or at least something to listen to while eating cereal and watching porn with the sound turned down)... here.
- This Women Coil reviews the Lezzies On X (in French)... here. Listen: "Tell Me Does She Love The Bass (Jealous Mix)" (mp3)
- An early r.e.m. boot? Gotta be Captain's Dead... here.
- Myspace? Teeth Of The Hydra!

Unrelated Pics From Last Night Taken With A Crappy Ass Cameraphone Featuring Mouth Of The Architect And Made Out Of Babies:

A pixelated Mouth Of The Architect taken from the bar at Southpaw
Mouth Of The Architect

A pixelated Made Out Of Babies
Made Out Of Babies

Blurry Made Out Of Babies
Made Out Of Babies

More Blurry Made Out Of Babies
Made Out Of Babies

Japanther Again...


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Saturday, July 28

Mr. Prison Shanks By Made Out Of Babies

I'm gonna go see me some Made Out Of Babies... here.

Made Out Of Babies

"Mr. Prison Shanks" (mp3)
"Ire Fire" (mp3)
"Swarm" (mp3)

Neurot Recordings page is here.

Also playing: (mask lovin') Mouth Of The Architect.

Mouth of the Architect

"The Worms" (mp3)
"At Arms Length" (mp3)

Translation Loss page is here.

Should be fucking heavy.

Consider Clicking
- BOAWS has its' monthly mix up... here.
- Fucked Up covering Justice? Nice. P'fork... Here. Listen: "Stress (Justice Cover)" (mp3)
- Pop Pop Pop, The Sharp Things were in The Lounge... here.
sharp things at woxy
Listen: "The Sharp Things On WOXY" (mp3)
- I Rock Cleveland drops a new one from The Mae Shi... here. Won't some smart US label pick them up already? Come On.
- Yesterday's KEXP song of the day was "Heart it Races (Trizzy’s Rusty Tin Can Mix)" (mp3) by Architecture in Helsinki

Another picture of Made Out Of Babies...

Made Out Of Babies

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Thursday, July 26

I'd Rather Go Blind (Etta James Cover) By Man Man

Excellent. Man Man cover Etta James in a rather subdued manner.

Downloadable: "I'd Rather Go Blind (Etta James Cover)" (mp3) (source: myspace)

Man Man's myspace page is here.
Man Man's Ace Fu page is here.
Man Man's emusic page is here.

BONUS: "I, Manface" (mp3)

Consider Clicking
- The Dead Trees do Daytrotter... here.
- Listen: "Bats For Lashes" (mp3) on Fair Game

Man Man by EAR FARM
(source: the flickr page of EAR FARM )

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Wednesday, July 25

VIDEO: ELECTROMA (teaser) By Daft Punk

Q: Have you seen this: "ELECTROMA (teaser)" (mov)

When I saw the word "Electroma", I thought Elec-Troma. Not Elect-Roma. Not Electro-Ma.

Anyway. Looks neat. Lot's of robots.

Official site is here.
Myspace page is here.
Wiki Wiki Wiki here.
A recent Daft Punkish post on The Rawking Refuses To Stop is here.

Consider Clicking:
- This week, Fingertips picks some gloomy (but not doomy) Bats For Lashes... here. Download: "Horse And I" (mp3)
- ADD (read Audio Deficit Disorder) posts some coffee-related Aesop Rock for a limited time... here. Plus, new Aesop @ Analog Giant... here.
- Noisy Noisy, Catholic Boys cover Love over at 20 Jazz Funk Greats... here.

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Tuesday, July 24

Dart For My Sweetheart By Archie Bronson Outfit

One Year Ago Today, Part 11

Q: Last Year?
A: Definitely Archie Bronson Outfit.

Download: "Dart For My Sweetheart" (box.net mp3) (source: insound)

Myspace page is here.
Domino page is here.

Consider Clicking
- Doh... Blank Crisis est mort (on August 1)... here.
- Get This Heat over at Indie Selections For Your Erections... here.

Archie Bronson Outfit

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Sunday, July 22

Please Visit Your National Parks By Oxford Collapse

Jeez, how come I'm never in NYC for free Oxford Collapse gigs?

grrrrrrr. Next Time.

Listen: "Please Visit Your National Parks" (mp3)
Watch: "Please Visit Your National Parks" (mov)

Myspace page is here.
Sub Pop page is here.
Daytrotter session is here.
Emusic page is here.

Consider Clicking
- If you liked The Eraser remixes from awhile back (which you can still download at Snakes Got A Blog... here), give a listen to Modeselektor's new track avec Yorke over at I Guess I'll Floating... here.
- If you crave indie rock played in the Arcade Fire-Style, then head over to the internet blog Three Pints And A Towel and listen to a few tracks from Bodies Of Water... here.
- This Odd Sock has put up postrock mavins, Trans Am's "First Words"... here. BONUS: "Climbing Up The Ladder" (mp3)

Oxford Collapse

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Saturday, July 21

YOUTUBE: Business Cats By Mika Miko

Watch Some Awesomeness: Business Cats by Mika Miko

.tk page is here.
Deleted Art page is here.
Kill Rock Stars page is here.
ppm page is here.

Consider Clicking: MEGA version
- 'Gum has posted some mp3s from bands mentioned in this (most-likely) Albini-authored poker forum post... here.
- Raven Sings The Blues posts a Black Dice mp3 as part of the RSTB Singles Club... here.
- This is for Sara of A Different Stripe... Mark Ronson mp3s! @ Indoor Fireworks... here.
- Do you have "Pink Batman"? If not click here.
- Motel De Moka has posted a mix entitled Grinding Pearls Into Dust... here.
- Are you Busy Busy Busy? Then Let's Sexy Fighting has THE Ghosthustler song for you... here.
- Stream (ughh) some new Shooting At Unarmed Men over at Who The Bloody Hell Are They?... here.
- PRODUCT SHOP NYC reports that Matt & Kim are opening for Against Me! at Music Hall this Sept... here.
- Get some Coathangers demos (including one for "Nestle In My Boobies")... here.
- Brooklyn Vegan posted some Mad Decent mp3s... here.

Mika Miko

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Wednesday, July 18

Parking Lot By The Coathangers

OK OK, so I can't say I L-O-V-E "Parking Lot" (mp3) by Atlanta's own The Coathangers. The song I would like to post is entitled "Don’t Touch My Shit!" and it fucking rocks. You can listen to it... here (and if your in the mood, check out "Nestle in My Boobies").

Myspace page is here.
Rob's House is here.

Consider Clicking
- The internet blog Stereogum talks to LA artpunkers NO AGE... here.
- More New Les Savy Fav?... here or here.
Download: "What Would Wolves Do?" (mp3) (source: aol)
- My favorite Dan Deacon jam "Okie Dokie" (mp3) (source: uhhhh...kexp) is the KEXP's mp3 of the day... here.

The Coathangers

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Tuesday, July 17

Shut The Door (Fugazi Cover) By Fucoustic

Fucoustic?? Acoustic Fugazi Covers?? That shit is classic. Thanks Bushwick Is Beautiful.

"Shut The Door (Fugazi Cover)" (mp3)
"Birthday Pony (Fugazi Cover)" (mp3)

Consider Clicking: Girl Talk Edition
- The blog Can You See The Sunset From The Southside? talks some Girl Talk...here.
- Some live Girl Talk is over at Dance Hall Hips... here.


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Monday, July 16

YOUTUBE: Jubilee By The Willowz

Durr, just noticed the youtubification of "Jubilee" By The Willowz. Dig it!

Myspace page is here.
Dim Mak page is here.
Sympathy For The Record Industry is here.
Wiki Wiki Wiki here.
Emusic page is here.

Consider Clicking
- Another Low Scores EP, entitled trapper/keeper... here.
- Dan Deacon News... here and here and here. Thanks to s'gum, muzz o' bees, and bklynvgn.
- Why kill Audiofile?
- White Rabbits do some Daytrotter... here.

The Willowz

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Sunday, July 15

YOUTUBE: The Sifl & Olly Post

Oh, I l-o-v-e-s me some Sifl & Olly!

I've Got Laser Eyes

United States Of Whatever

Crescent Fresh

Crescent Fresh Explained

Baby For Gravy

Calls From The Public

Prostitute Laundry

Precious Roy's Pirate Cripplers

Grocery Store Scanner Interview


Saturday, July 14

All The World By O'Death

Ah, Fuck! Can't go to CitySol tonight. Really wanted to see O'Death.

Oh well... next time.

"All The World" (mp3)
"Down To The Rest" (mp3)

"Nimrod's Son (Pixies Cover) @ Union Hall" (youtube)

Myspace page is here.
Ernest Jenning page is here.
Emusic page is here.

Also playing tonight is Les Savy Fav.

Listen: "The Equestrian" (mp3)

Consider Clicking
- X is selected by THE SELECTOR... here.
- Both Space Needle and Varnaline get the 3hive treatment... here and here.
- thepunkguy has some Smashing Pumpkins, you [know] back from when they were actually good... here.


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Friday, July 13

Blood On Our Hands (Remix) By Justice Vs. Death From Above 1979

Q: Party like it's 2005?
A: Justice Vs. DFA 1979!

Loud Downloadable: "Blood On Our Hands (Remix)" (mp3)

Vice Records is here.

Considering Clicking
- More Justice... here and here (3hive and Brooklyn Vegan, respectively)
- It is summer, durr, you should listen to some dub... here (Thanks G Vs. B).
- Are you racked by triskaidekaphobia?? The KEXP blog has the mix for you... here.
- Enjoy the summery pop goodness of The Bees (a/k/a A Band Of Bees in the good ol' US of A) over at The Pelican’s Perch... here.
- A post about White Demin that not at Gorilla Vs. Bear? Whaa? The PartyEnds... here.
- Bleep! Blorp! Don't forget to download the Crystal Castles' remix of "Crimewave" by Health over at The Daily Growl... here.



Death From Above 1979

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Wednesday, July 11

The War On Christmas By The American Dollar

Q: Well, July 4th has come and gone... is it too early to start the War On Christmas, because I wants me some "legalization of narcotics, euthanasia, abortion at will, [and] gay marriage"?
A: The American Dollar sez... well actually, they don't say much of anything, in a post-rocky kind of way.

"War On Christmas" (mp3) (source: last.fm)
"Rudiments Of Spiritual Life" (mp3) (source: last.fm)

Myspace page is here.

[Still trying to think of a new way to announce my links to other blogs and such]:
- Two Idolator posts seriously need your attention. The first is about The Seedy Seeds... here, and the second is about the sad state of MTV (and Neil Young)... here.
- Stereogum has collected and released an entire Radiohead tribute (OK Computer specific)... here.
- Missing Toof has The Teenagers (in mp3 format)... here.
- Myspace? Books On Tape!
- Missed this one... Ruby Isle doing "Teenage Riot (Sonic Youth Cover)" (mp3)
- BIGSTEREO has a Crystal Castles / Health themed post... here.
"Crimewave" (mp3) by Health
"Mother Knows Best" (mp3) by Crystal Castles

The American Dollar

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Tuesday, July 10

In Your Volcano (Daytrotter Session) By Oxford Collapse

Can't stop listening to...

Download: "In Your Volcano (Daytrotter Session)" (box.net mp3) (source: daytrotter) by Oxford Collapse

Get the rest of the Daytrotter session... here

BONUS: "Last American Virgin" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Sub Pop page is here.
Emusic page is here.

[Trying to think of a new way to announce my links to other blogs and such]:
- Read about Boy/Girl (WINNER! GT award for best use of a .us domain since unlove.us) at Milk Milk Lemonade... here.
- Large Hearted Boy has posted "(I'm a) Donkey For Your Love" by BOAT... here. Me Too!: "(I'm a) Donkey For Your Love" (mp3)
- The Smudge Of Ashen Fluff has posted a couple of mp3s of Dan Deacon live on The Current... here.

Oxford Collapse

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Monday, July 9

LIVE VIDEO: Tax Dollar By Erase Errata

Okey... the audio quality sucks. The video is well marginally better. I must say this is a pretty poor reference for Sunday's Pool Party, but whatevs... here's the happy happy version of "Tax Dollar" by Erase Errata.

Watch: "Tax Dollar (Live)" (box.net mp4)

And they didn't play "Giant Hans". Boo.

BONUS: "One Minute/Marathon" (mp3)

Some photos:

Jenny sings and plays git.
Erase Errata

Bianca and Ellie are the rhythm section.
Erase Errata

(Not Official) myspace page is here.
Kill Rock Stars page is here.
Troubleman Unlimited is here.
Buy Olympia is here.
Emusic page is here.

More photos of other bands:

Where' Dan Deacon?
Dan Deacon?

Octopic 1
The Octopus Project Live

Octopic 2
The Octopus Project Live

Octopic 3
The Octopus Project Live

The last of the Octopics
The Octopus Project Live

[Trying to think of a new way to announce my links to other blogs and such]:
- If the idea of BOAT covering Tullycraft makes you squeal with glee, head over to You Ain't No Picasso... here. Wait a sec... you prollly subscribe to this. Nevermind.
- The blog I HEART COMIX sez The Death Set is awesome (in all caps and with two exclamation points)... here.
- Bushwick Is Beautiful has a mix entitled I Only Need One Eye To See (the other one confuses me)... here.
- Raven Sings The Blues has says stuff about the new Liars LP... here.
- The (blogriffic) National has a Daytrotter Session... click here if you like this song.
- Myspace? Spillsbury!

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Saturday, July 7

I Saw The Bright Shinies By The Octopus Project

As if this Brooklyn Vegan post weren't enough... here's some more Octopus Project.

Downloadable: "I Saw The Bright Shinies" (mp3)

Streamable: "Yvonne Lambert getting down with her theremin" (youtube)

The Octopus Project By Jenny Hart

Kickass embroidery by Jenny Hart.
BONUS kickass cross stitch here.

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

It's an 90's altrock lovefest at Armagideon Time... here.

The Octopus Project Live


Friday, July 6

Frijoles (Instrumental) By Aesop Rock

Been listening to much instrumental hip hop lately (e.g., this). Here's a couple of tracks I ran across the other day...

Downloadables from Build Your Own Bazooka Tooth by Aesop Rock:
"Frijoles (Instrumental)" (mp3)
"Mars Attacks (Instrumental)" (mp3)

Aesop Rock

Def Jux page is here
Another (non-instrumental) Aesop mp3... here.

- Brooklyn Vegan helps you catch up with the Octopus Project in time to this weekend's Pool Party (with Erase Errata and Dan Deacon)... here.
BONUS Erase Errata: "Tax Dollar" (mp3)
BONUS Dan Deacon: "The Crystal Cat" (mp3) (source: myspace)
- File under impossible to avoid... "Myriad Harbour" (mp3) by The New Pornographers... here or here or here or here or here or here or even here.
- There's also new Simian Mobile Disco at BIGSTEREO... here.
- Mac-heads get some cool stuff at 9031 (dig that oldCalc widget)... here.
- The Torture Garden has a nice slice of Beirut... here.
- Watch Spoon's new "Underdog" vid... here. Plus, their website don't say Gimme Fiction anymore:

spoon's website

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Thursday, July 5

The Lord Hates A Coward By Future Of The Left

So I've been listening to lots of mclusky and Shooting At Unarmed Men, then I realized that I should also listen me up some Future Of The Left. (You know, for the sake of equity and all that, but it should be noted that their catalog is, well, limited compared to the other spawn of mclusky).

Downloadable: "The Lord Hates A Coward" (box.net mp3) (source: myspace)

Myspace page is here.
Too Pure page is here.
Emusic page is here.

- I Heart Comix has reposted the Ocelot remix of "Yea Yeah"... here.
me too BONUS: "Yea Yeah (Ocelot Remix)" (mp3)
- Who The Bloody Hell Are They? is streaming the new single from I Heart Hiroshima... here.
- The wordless music blog, Goodvibrato, has posted a track by Brooklyn's own The Big Sleep... here.
- VAGUE SPACE has a new feature, Blast From the Past. This time they look at 1995 (oh yeah)... here.

The Future Of The Left

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Wednesday, July 4

Foreign Bees By Shitt Hottt

Q: Who you gonna call?
A: Shitt Hottt!

Shitt Hott

Downloadable: "Foreign Bees" (box.net mp3) (source: myspace)

Streamable: "Law & Order" (youtube)

Props to Shameless Complacency for pointing out Shitt Hottt... here.

- Fourth of July-themed posts over at The Rawking Refuses To Stop, The Music Slut, and TIMEDOOR... here and here and here.
- Free Black Fiction songs are up at Daytrotter... here.
BONUS: "I Spread The Disease" (mp3)
- Listen to some Breakfast Of Champions at NEVVER... here.

Shitt Hott

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Tuesday, July 3

Dead Kid Kicks By The Muggabears

GT faves, The Muggabears are gonna be playing with Besnard Lakes, The Jealous Girlfriends, Dappled Cities next week at The Mercury Lounge (tix here).

It should look something like this:
The Muggabears Live

It should sound something this:
"Dead Kid Kicks" (mp3)
"The Goth Tarts" (mp3)
"I'm Coming True" (mp3)
"Married To The Moon" (mp3)

Myspace page is here.
Buy Night Choreography EP here.
Emusic page is here.

The Muggabears

- Captain's Dead looks at Carla Bozulich, and posts a boot of The Geraldine Fibbers from 1996... here.
- Spinner has posted a Tom Waits track featuring Kronos Quartet... here. Plus *sixeyes has a Tom Waits heavy Tuesday mix... here.
- Two lips, two lungs & one tongue has posted two tracks by the blog-tasticCajun Dance Party... here.
- The Music Slut reports that the new Peej (read: PJ Harvey) is getting her new album together with Flood and John Parish... here.
- Find out about Enik's fascination with "One Things Lead To Another"-penners The Fixx over at TIMEDOOR... here.
- While Gorilla Vs. Bear admit they are not "big fans" of Matt & Kim they did post the video to the Flosstradamus remix of "Yea Yeah" (remix / original)... here.

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Sunday, July 1

xxzxczx me By Cystal Castles

I knew I recognized the name, Cystal Castles, from somewhere:

Did you know that they may only be here to steal our water and eat us?

crystal castles reference V

Download: "xxzxczx me" (box.net mp3) (source: myspace)

NOTE: This song has the best use of 8Bit technology since low scores put out "Clicka" (mp3) (source: low scores dot org).

"Air War" (mp3) (source: sxsw 2007)
"It Fit When I Was A Kid (Crystal Castles Remix)" (mp3) (source: aol) by Liars

Merok is here.
Last Gang is here.
Wiki Wiki Wiki here.

- More Crystal Castles over at Three Pints and a Towel... here.
- So Much Silence reports that The Format is giving away Dog Problems fer free until July 16th (well, you got to sign up for their mailing list)... here.

Cystal Castles ice cream heads

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