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My Friend’s Band – An Interview With Freak Heat Waves by John St. Cyr


Use the link below to stream “Nausea” by Freak Heat Waves. Nausea Freak Heat Waves are a fantastic post-punk 3 piece from Canada (Victoria, BC). These guys are equal parts hypnotic and chaotic, and recently released their self-titled debut courtesy of the late Christopher Reimer (Women, the Dodos). They were nice enough to answer a [...]

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Woozy – Passed Through a Hot Kitchen by a Slow Butler

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10/07/2012 Track List: 1. Negative Headspace & the Endless Day’s Daze 2. Spiderland 3. Constance 4. Artifacts Negative Headspace & the Endless Day’s Daze Spiderland Constance Artifacts About This Release Woozy’s very first release. Lovingly recorded and mixed by Ross Farbe ([email protected]) Download & Donate (via Bandcamp)

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Dominique LeJeune

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New Orleans native Dominique LeJeune has been writing and performing her dreamy intimate pop tunes since 2010. Her hauntingly beautiful voice will take hold of you as she delicately unpacks her stories of life and love. She’s trying to break your heart. Website / Facebook / Bandcamp

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Donovan Wolfington – Spencer Green


The first single from Donovan Wolfington’s upcoming full-length release. Fuzzy, driving, and altogether beautiful, “Spencer Green” was lovingly produced and recorded by Ross Farbe. These kids are also on tour, check out their dates right here. Click to stream “Spencer Green” Download “Spencer Green”

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Habitat Summer Tour Dates

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The dudes in Habitat are taking their first trip up the east coast! Here’s where to catch them: May 18th (Friday) Nola CD Release/Tour kickoff – | Circle Bar | w/ Moths/Native America [RSVP] May 19 (Sat) Atlanta, GA – | Wonderroot | w/ Powerkompany/Futo/Melanie/Annabel and the Sparrow May 20 (Sun) Raleigh, NC – | [...]

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Country Club – New Grass Country Club


Catalog #: CR-014 Release Date: 05/10/2012 Country Club is Jack Donovan, Peter Campanelli, Ray Micarelli, Andrew Landry, and Robert Lacy. Country Club shares members with Habitat, High In One Eye, and Native America. Many thanks to Ross Farbe who recorded the album and was mixing it up until an hour before they played their set [...]

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Country Club – Stranger


We’re really excited to announce that Country Club will be releasing their long-awaited second LP next week. As a preview of what’s to come, here’s the first single “Stranger”, written and sung by drummer Ray Micarelli. Click to Play “Stranger”

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High in One Eye – Indifference


This is track seven from death-pop duo High in One Eye’s newest album, “Memory Hoarders”. Brutal. Click Here to Stream “Indifference” DOWNLOAD ‘MEMORY HOARDERS’

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High in One Eye – Memory Hoarders


DOWNLOAD Track List Police Bulimia Pleasure derived from the misfortune of others Furforever Clausula Spacecase Weep Indifference POPcorn Way too dry G-Deny Police Bulimia Pleasure derived from the misfortune of others Furforever Clausula Spacecase Weep Indifference POPcorn Way too dry G-Deny

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ArchAnimals – Pokemon


Local retrospective fuzz trio ArchAnimals just released this excellent single from their first upcoming EP. Equal parts fuzzy nostalgia and thoughtful Americana, “Pokemon” shows the band at their noisy best. Really looking forward to hearing more from these guys! Click here to stream “Pokemon” Download from ArchAnimals’ Bandcamp

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