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.
Before the release of his second album, Lonnie Holley has released the new, thirteen-minute 'From the Other Side of the Pulpit'. [read more]
You can expect an amazing birthday mixtape courtesy of Tim Boddy next week but for now here's a little mixtape of songs that have been looping around my Ipod. 1. Deerhoof - Offend Maggie 2. The Doors - Take It As It Comes 3. Bright Eyes - Contrast and Compare 4. The New Year - The Door Opens 5. Sunset Rubdown - Idiot Heart 6. Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette Exchange 7. Fionn Regan - Black Water Child 8. The Tallest Man On Earth - The Sparrow And The Medicine Click her... (continued) [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]
The 405 spent the weekend in Camber Sands for the last ever summer edition of the ATP Festival series - curated by the band that has most soundtracked our existence: Deerhunter. So we performed our trick of leaving a disposable camera in the site with instructions on the back for festival-goers to use the camera and pass it around, and it turned out to be one of the more successful in our series in terms of geting the camera returned. [read more]