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.
OK.. some unlucky parts of the UK might have been cursed with snow and heavy downpours this week but today the sun is out in Brighton and I thought I'd celebrate that by making a sweet, sweet spring-themed mixtape for your fine, fine selves. Tracklist: 1. Sunrise - Yeasayer 2. Good Friday - Why? 3. When the Springtime Comes Again - John Fahey 4. Sunshine And Clouds And Everything Proud - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah 5. Spring And By Summer Fall - Blonde Redhead 6. The Sun S... (continued) [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes Deerhunter, Fort deClare, Deerhoof & Lovers. MP3: Deerhunter - Helicopter (Diplo Lunice Remix) http://www.myspace.com/deerhunter MP3: Fort deClare â Lately (Memoryhouse cover) http://www.myspace.com/fortdeclare MP3: Deerhoof - Perfect Me (Live) http://www.myspace.com/deerhoof MP3: Lovers - Boxer http://myspace.com/loverstheband [read more]
Lockett Pundt (Deerhunter) has unveiled the first track from Spooky Action At A Distance, his second album as Lotus Plaza. It’s called ‘Strangers’ and it’s a beautiful, melancholic, aerial meeting between psych-rock and jangle pop, all over percussive drumrolls. It’s like hearing Felt taking over ‘Desire Lines’ (from the latest Deerhunter record, Halcyon Digest). Stream it below. [read more]
Last week we had Young Man weave together some amazing tracks for your listening pleasure, and this week we have Young The Giant attempting to do the same. Spoon into Dr. Dre? That works for us. Young The Giant Guest Mix As a band we try to listen to as much music as we can get our hands on. We are constantly searching for new albums that inspire us as musicians. This list is a mix of songs that have been blasted out of our van speakers while on the road this past year. Hop... (continued) [read more]