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.
Welcome to The 405 'Album of the Year' shortlist for 2010. Our 'Album of the Year' article is the first of many 'end of year' features that will be hitting the site as the year draws to a close. Over the next two months expect a look back out our favourite EP's of 2010, favourite films, emerging bands of 2010, a massive 405 staff article looking at the best and worst happenings in 2010 and a few more surprises. We'll also be looking back on our 'Ones to Watch' list from last... (continued) [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]