The early-to-mid 00's in Chicago had an almost secret scene of great bands who were equally melodic and aggressive (maybe in reaction to Chicago's previous 10 years of being unmelodic and unagressive?) and never got national attention too much. One of my faves were these guys. They never put out a mediocre song. Only the goods.
ICYMI, watching EZTV's video for "Dust In the Sky" is a pretty great way to end your work week. TGIF. #summerfridays
Meredith Graves of Perfect Pussy talks to The FADER about starting up her label, Honor Press.
Listen to the new Mac DeMarco mini album, Another One, a weekly early over at NPR Music!
It's a nice, rainy afternoon here and we're listening to WIDOWSPEAK's recent single, "Girls." #swoon
Let's do a #tbt. Last Tuesday, EZTV's "Bury Your Heart" was KEXP's Song of the Day! It's one of our favorite tracks on their debut, Calling Out. Listen below! #theteev
Peep MOURN and an animated Mac DeMarco in Pitchfork's Photo Gallery from their Music Festival!
For those of you who missed the Polaris RSD release that now fetches $50-$80, this gem is still on Discogs for $10. THE BEST.
Take the time to get to know your boy Mac DeMarco with this in-depth interview done by Stereogum! It's an especially excellent piece! #blessed
DIIV are set to play a short tour of Latin America this November! Mark your calendars. Dates are listed below.
November 14: Primavera Fauna, Santiago, Chile
November 19: Club Aráoz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
November 21: Festival Corona Capital, Ciudad de México