Category Archives: Sub Pop

SONG OF THE DAY The Homesick – I Celebrate My Fantasy

Dutch trio the Homesick have signed to Sub Pop for the release of their upcoming second album The Big Exercise, named after a passage from the Scott Walker biography Deep Shade Of Blue. Consisting of Jaap van der Velde, Erik Woudwijk, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vetiver – Tight Knit

Forming nearly 17 years ago in San Francisco and headed by singer/songwriter Andy Cabic, Vetiver have been consistently churned out a steady flow of smooth indie folk ever since their self-titled debut in 2004. Over the years the band have … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shabazz Palaces – Shine A Light (feat. Thaddillac)

It’s been nearly three years since Seattle art-rap Shabazz Palaces released their last album, Lese Majesty.  This July, they will return with a new LP called Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, an album appears to be a sort of Brother From … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY GOAT – Temple Rhythms

Sweden’s secret psych-rockers may have mysterious masked identities but one thing is for certain, their sound is unique and instantly detectable. This Christmas Santa Claus kindly deposited GOAT’s third studio album under my tree and I couldn’t be more chuffed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sonic Youth – Halloween (with bonus cover of this song by Mudhoney)

So, I’ve managed to resist the temptation to feature C.W Stoneking’s ‘Zombie’ again this Halloween because, although it is one hell of a great track and none more perfect, I thought I’d go for something new….. In 1985 Sonic Youth … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Goat – Goatfuzz

Sweden’s secret psych-rockers may have mysterious masked identities but there is one thing they cannot hide, and that is their unique and instantly detectable sound. One mystery unveiled, however, is the release date of their third studio album, ‘Requiem’ which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Father John Misty – Hollywood Forever Cemetery sings

What a gig!…What more can one say when something exceeds your anticipations and goes way beyond your initial expectations?  Father John Misty is a something of a marvel, cast aside the fact that he writes rather good songs, his performance … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Father John Misty – This Is Sally Hatchet

Joshua Tillman, aka Father John Misty is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, drummer and, up until the last few days, an artist that I have never taken enough time to get familiar with.  There is no real reason for this, I loved … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Goat – It’s Time For Fun

Almost a year after Goat released their critically acclaimed second album ‘Commune’, comes a brand new single from the Swedish experimentalists which is due for release this September. Recorded in their native Korpilombolo over the Winter and featuring two tracks, … Continue reading

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