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.
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]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes Junip, Wilco, Deerhunter & Wise Blood. MP3: Junip - Always (Run Roc Remix) http://www.myspace.com/junip MP3: Wilco - King of Carrot Flowers, Part I (Neutral Milk Hotel cover) http://www.wilcoworld.net/ MP3: Deerhunter - Nothing Ever Happened (Live) http://www.myspace.com/deerhunter MP3: Wise Blood - Solo (4 Claire) http://myspace.com/hazemotes [read more]
We're not in even in 2014 yet, but festival organisers are already letting us know exactly how and where we are going to spend that Christmas money our grandma will no doubt be giving us this year. [read more]