Listen: Lotus Plaza - 'Monoliths'
One of the many side-projects from the members of Deerhunter, Lotus Plaza (Lockett Pundt) released their second album earlier today, Spooky Action at a Distance. And while a lot of the attention goes to frontman Bradford Cox, Pundt’s work is stellar in its own right
The album’s lead single 'Monoliths' captures what many Deerhunter fans find so endearing: distilled, beautiful garage rock without the messy pomp but still unrefined. You can listening to the excellent single below.
And just like that, Primavera came to close. Day 3, no different than days 2 and 3, was full of crowd pleasing and intense performances courtesy of some of the best groups around...Sonic Youth, Neil Young, Liars, Black Lips, Deerhunter, Lemonade, Jesu, Gang Gang Dance, and of course greeting the sunrise with some late-night dancing. By far the best festival experience in terms of both functionality and line-up...It really can't get any better than Neil Young, Liars, and Sonic You... (continued) [read more]
Excitement time... Deerhunter have announced that their fourth LP, Halcyon Digest, will be released by 4AD on September 27th (28th in the US). Bradford Cox has designed a flyer by hand in the cut-and-paste style of his new-wave heroes and is asking Fans to print the flyer out, photocopy it, and paste it around town â in their favorite independent record store, co-op, bedroom, library, toilet etc. They are asked to take photos of the flyers where they hang them and s... (continued) [read more]
In a world saturated with festivals, Latitude Festival emerges as a Festival dedicated to diversity and its creation of a civilized atmosphere. Despite having recently been featured in the media for all he wrong reasons, Latitude 2010 returns for its fifth year with an even bigger emphasis on being 'more than just a music festival'. Bands reviewed include Deerhunter, The National, Caribou, Yann Tiersen and Avi Buffalo. [read more]
Featuring Nico Vernhes on production, Microcastle marked Deerhunter's 4AD debut release and was recorded over the course of a week in Brooklyn. [read more]