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First Listen: The Delta Routine – Home With You
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First Listen: The Delta Routine – Home With You

Milwaukee rockers The Delta Routine will release their fourth studio album, You and Your Lion, on 14 October. Ahead of the release, the band has issued its first single, “Home with You,” a stripped-back tale of longing that belies the raucous garage rock of 2012′s Cigarettes & Caffeine Nightmares. The Delta Routine will kick off … Continue reading

First Listen: Courtney Barnett – Pickles from the Jar
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First Listen: Courtney Barnett – Pickles from the Jar

Full of her trademark wit, “Pickles from the Jar” is Courtney Barnett‘s contribution to Australia’s Milk! Records forthcoming 10″ Vinyl Compilation. Featuring Barnett and fellow Australian artists The Finks, Jen Cloher, Royston Vasie and Fraser A. Gorman, the five-song compilation will be released on 31 August and limited to 500 signed copies. Stream “Pickles from … Continue reading

First Listen: Vashti Bunyan – Across the Water
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First Listen: Vashti Bunyan – Across the Water

Lush is the best way to describe “Across the Water,” the lead single from Heartleap, cult British folk singer Vashti Bunyan’s third album in 44 years. Bunyan’s lost 1970 debut, Just Another Diamond Day, was re-released in 2000, garnering the reluctant artist new attention. 2005 brought about Bunyan’s sophomore album, Lookaftering, which featured contributions from freak-folk … Continue reading

Download: Field Report – Wings
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Download: Field Report – Wings

Despite being recorded during the everlasting winter of 2013/14, there’s a dusty film that envelops “Wings,” the first single from Marigolden, the sophomore album from Field Report. The stark coldness that marked the band’s folk-laden debut is given a 180-spin — humidity and its resulting sweat drip from the mouth of frontman Chris Porterfield on … Continue reading

First Listen: We Were Promised Jetpacks – Safety in Numbers
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First Listen: We Were Promised Jetpacks – Safety in Numbers

A slow ambient build gives way to melodic guitar swirls before succumbing to a full-on band assault on the new single “Safety in Numbers” from Scottish quintet We Were Promised Jetpacks. Taken from their forthcoming third studio album Unravelling, “Safety in Numbers” expands the band’s sound, having added multi-instrumentalist Stuart McGachan to the fold. To … Continue reading