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Letting My Tongue Swell

Grizzly Bear “Speak In Rounds”
Grizzly Bear, even in their blandest moments, excel in composing interlocking guitar parts that weave rhythmic elements from folk with the textures of art rock. That’s Sonic Youth’s trick too, at least from Daydream Nation onward, but Grizzly Bear are far more invested in the aesthetics of folk, and entirely avoid [...]

Zach Caraher aka Big Z, just sent this trap remix of…

Zach Caraher aka Big Z, just sent this trap remix of “Clique” by Kanye West, Big Sean & Jay-Z. Check it out:

P.S. song was taken down from Soundcloud, but it still can be downloaded via Mediafire.

Clique (Big Z Trap remix) // download


MP3: Life Size Maps – “Darkling”

Life Size Maps are a rare find in their ability to juggle cinematic atmospheres with glittering pop infectiousness. Their murky vein of electro-rock is without a dull moment, its soaring and infectious melodies providing thrills that remind of diverse electronic-pop groups like Depeche Mode, The Cure, and others willing to embrace the fusing of rock and electro-pop.

The Mountain Goats – Transcendental Youth

The Mountain Goats are singer/songwriter John Darnielle (guitar), Peter Hughes (bass), and Jon Wurster (drums) and their fourteenth album Transcendental Youth finds them still mining the depths of darkness but with glimpses of light. Whether it is the inherent promise of a newborn (the birth of Darnielle’s first child brings…

Foghorn Stringband – Outshine The Sun

Outshine The Sun, the latest album from traditional country and Appalachian folk group Foghorn Stringband, shows the quartet exploring new textures and soundscapes of early bluegrass and songs of the Cajun south. Together Caleb Klauder (mandolin), Stephen “Sammy” Lind (fiddle), Reeb Willms (guitar) and Nadine Landry (bass) seamlessly incorporate these…