New Music: Triptides – “Colors” EP

"Colors" by Triptides

While there is a lot of (well-deserved) attention out today for the release of Mike Adams At His Honest Weight’s Best of the Boiler Room Classics, I want to take some time to turn your ears toward another great release by a Bloomington band today.

Colors is the latest release by local psychedelic, surf-y rockers Triptides. The EP is out today on Jaunt Records with both a digital format and a limited edition cassette. Continue reading “New Music: Triptides – “Colors” EP”

Cloud Control Takes on Fatboy Slim’s “Praise You” for Record Store Day Release

Start your day with something a little trippy, a little spacey, a little… echo-y. UK-based Australian band Cloud Control recently posted their interpretation of the Fatboy Slim 1999 classic “Praise You”. Continue reading “Cloud Control Takes on Fatboy Slim’s “Praise You” for Record Store Day Release”

Sleeping Bag & Rozwell Kid to Release “Dreamboats” Split

Sometimes the best musical collaborations come together like a romantic comedy. Midwesterner heads to the east coast, meets a stranger in a strange land. They hit it off, exchange text messages, then emails, and pretty soon the East Coaster heads to mid-America for a visit. The two inspired minds in one place? Exchanged ideas become reality.

This is pretty much the story of how Dreamboats came to be. Continue reading “Sleeping Bag & Rozwell Kid to Release “Dreamboats” Split”

New Video: The Khanz – “Falling Apart”

It’s been one super productive year for Aussie act The Khanz who have been busy releasing singles and videos to keep us occupied until the new album is ready. The latest video/single is called “Falling Apart” and features mind-scrambling videography. Brace yourself for rapid stop-motion scenes as you take in the lyrics. The track speaks on the difficulties of letting go and how that can not only drag a person down, but those around them as well.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Hear Barrence Whitfield & the Savages’ “Dig Thy Savage Soul”

I’ve been busy, you’ve been busy. It happens. But when you let being ‘busy’ take you away from things you want and should do for yourself, you’ve stopped living for simply existing. Not acceptable.

Thankfully, I saw the light and decided that the cure for my “busy trap” was to check out the new album Dig Thy Savage Soul from Barrence Whitfield & the Savages. The album came out last month on Bloodshot Records and has been glaring at me from my To-Do list for far too long. It was just the right prescription. And now I’m sharing the dose with you. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Hear Barrence Whitfield & the Savages’ “Dig Thy Savage Soul””

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