Posts Tagged ‘Screen Vinyl Image’
Trailer Trash Tracys, White Cloud, Porcelain Rift, Loop, Screen Vinyl Image & more
Get your psych on.
1. Star Horse – Stranger
Delightful Stockholm shoegaze.
2. Dråpe – We Want The World
Great band. Yearning, dramatic stuff.
3. Hundir La Flota – Autopista
Madrid Motorik rock and roll with woozy bass.
4. The Raveonettes – Rebel Invasion
This newly-released Rarities track reminds me of some other great Whip It On tunes.
6. Rangers – Conversations On The Jet Stream
Very hard to describe this one…space age slacker pop?
8. The Asteroid Shop – Planetary
Austin band slows it down with some groovy dream pop.
9. Trailer Trash Tracys – Candy Girl
Like a lot of tunes from their newest album Ester, but this reverb-drenched torch song is a gem.
10. Doctors – A Is For
Rainy day anthem out of the Pacific Northwest.
11. Cloud Nothings – No Future/No Past
Black clouds darken the sky. Fantastic!
14. Parton Kooper Planetarium – Voyager
Lots of great American psych bands in this part of the podcast. Love the drums and organ here.
15. Haunted Leather – Sun It Shines
More trippy 70s-style psych.
16. Loop – I’ll Take You There
See how nicely the seminal 90s drone band fits here? Find it on The World In Your Eyes.
17. Røsenkøpf – Troth
Eastern-influenced rock and roll monster.
Maribel, Screen Vinyl Image, School of Seven Bells, The Chambermaids, Deardarkhead & more
1. School of Seven Bells – The Night
New sublime electronic dream pop that should make you very happy. Look for it on Ghoststory.
2. Pterodactyl – School Glue
Noise rock that seemed to go perfectly with the previous tune. Now I’m not so sure…
3. MaoTzu – Case Closed
Freak frenzied folk psychedelia out of Chicago.
5. The Faux Noise – Oh Father (Hymn)
Wonderful head-nodding shoegaze.
6. Earthquake Party – Pretty Little Hand
Walls of garage guitar meet guy/girl pop harmonies.
8. Deardarkhead – Invisible
Recently released on Captured Tracks’ new Oceanside: 1991-1993, this is just one of several killer tracks from this obscure shoegaze band.
9. Maribel – Jezebel Jive
My ears perked up at this new track from their second album Reveries due out in 2012. It’s hard to describe their sound, so according them: “Maribel play dark, slow-burning dream-pop drawing on a wide range of influences from film noir to J Dilla.”
10. Screen Vinyl Image – Revival
Rip-roaring drone garage from the might SVI. Check out their latest album Strange Behavior.
11. Ufesas – Part Of The Night
Uruguay band takes us on a journey deep into psych country. So glad this tune is on the mix. It’s intense.
12. Coolrunnings – Rusk
Where the hell did this come from? Low chant-like vocals interrupted by explosions of psych guitar.
13. Nova Drones – Leech
Now we’re back to what sounds like an actual tune!
15. All In The Golden Afternoon – All In The Golden Afternoon
Trippy tune to soundtrack a bad dream sequence.
16. Galaxie 500 – Tugboat
Stone cold classic from Today.
17. Mystic Chords Of Memory – We Could Send Letters
Aztec Camera track given the full blown hippy cinema treatment by a now-defunct band composed of members of The Aislers Set, The Tyde and Beachwood Sparks.
Screen Vinyl Image, Giant Drag, //orangenoise, Washed Out, John Maus & more
1. Jesse Ruins – Dream Analysis
Murky electronic pop outta Japan.
2. Screen Vinyl Image – Tomorrow Is Too Far
Love the dark, dreamy glamour in this one off the split 7″ with Rude 66.
3. Niva – Dizzyeyes
Lovely modulated goodness from Feverish Dreams.
4. John Maus – Believer
This guy’s all over the music blogs, and it’s for good reason. His last album’s fantastic, and here’s one off next month’s We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves.
5. Washed Out – Eyes Be Closed
Gorilla vs. Bear posted this great ambient chillwave track from new album Within and Without. Coming out in July, this track kinda reminds me of the 80s.
Karachi bands converge for this violin-heavy head trip.
7. SECRETWARS – Pregnant California Wives
Waves of delicious distortion from Mexico City.
8. Jace Lasek, Olga Goreas & Shadrach Kabango – Take Two Last Night and Call Me in the Morning – NWT
9. Should – Broken
Rainy day dream pop from their new Like A Fire Without Sound. Fans of The Radio Dept. will dig this.
10. Minks – Our Ritual
Slightly dreary but gorgeous dream pop off By The Hedge. Pick it up when you have a chance.
11. gold-bears – Record Store
12. Samideani – Do You Remember
Nice high energy three-chord garage pop from Italy. Real Vaselines vibe on the singing.
13. Daylight’s For The Birds – For Now
Now we’re entering my archives. 2007’s Trouble Everywhere had some gems, and this is one of ’em.
14. Giant Drag – This Isn’t It
In the mid-2000’s, a loud band with a fantastic female vocalist dropped a great record and then went silent for years. Nope, I’m not talking about Autolux. We last featured Annie & Micah on our very first podcast, and their site says Giant Drag has completed their second album. Fingers crossed we’ll hear it soon!
15. My Bloody Valentine – Honey Power
Nostalgia required me to drop this mighty one off Loveless. Don’t know whether I love the rocking part or the chilled part more. You?
16. Blind Mr. Jones – Delores
Shoegaze flute anthem from 1992’s Crazy Jazz.
17. Mystery Machine – Ride
Unsung Vancouver heroes close with a Sonic Youth-indebted stunner from 1992’s Glazed.
Engineers, Tammar, Serena Maneesh, Charlatans, Deerhunter & more
This week’s audiocast could read like a Best Of Soundtrack2 compilation. Lots of great new stuff!
1. 2:54 – Creeping
UK band kicks us off with some moody post punk.
2. Victorie & Hyde – Black Leather Jacket (Demo)
JAMC garage evolves into stratospheric dual guitar assault.
3. The Blue Velvets – Bring Me Down
Now known as Dead Rabbits, the ghosts of Spacemen 3 haunt this track.
4. Tammar – Arrows Underwater
Love this psych track. Sounds like The La’s Lee Mavers on a bad trip. Transcend!
Electropop treatment by legendary French band that works! Also possibly the first (and last?) track to appear on Soundtrack2 featuring a flute.
6. The Charlatans – Love Is Ending
90’s vets storm back with this new mod-pscyh tune. On first listen I thought it was an outtake to Some Friendly.
7. Deerhunter – Memory Boy
Picked up Halcyon Digest yet? It’s good but different to earlier stuff – definitely an evolution for them. This one’s closest to the stuff we play.
8. The High Violets – Ciné
Off their new album of the same name, I love this blast of stare-at-the-sun shoegaze.
9. Brother Kite – Young Pioneer
Dream pop from new album Isolation.
10. Engineers – Press Rewind
Great melodies, fantastic singing and production. Yes, it’s another Engineers album. Ulrich Schnauss even plays on In Praise Of More. Will this be their breakout record?
11. The Radio Dept. – The New Improvised Hypocrisy
More utter perfection, available for free via their website.
12. Screen Vinyl Image – New Visions
Familiar yet fresh, sun-is-rising-and-the-world-will-be-better tune.
13. Yume Bitsu – Sharp, Twisted
14. The Black Angels – Phosphene Dream
“Our president was dead to us. Hallelujah.” Great lyrics over intense psych off their latest album. If they come to your town, make sure you see them live. Mindblowing.
15. Maserati – Pyramid of the Sun
Dude from the Horrors takes Seeland to a dark, electronic place.