Sunday, February 28, 2010

Goldfrapp - Rocket


New single from Goldfrapp. Very clubby dreamy eurodance sounding. Maybe alittle La Roux mixed in. Definately sounds Richard X produced. Mute has no video for it yet but their is a promo single circulating around with remixes by the likes of Richard X and Tiesto. Nice! Taken from the album Head First

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Dum Dum Girls - Jail La La

New 7 Inch single from this twee outfit signed to Subpop records. Bubbly harmonies and catchy vocals. Nice! An album I Will Be is due out soon. The band will be at SXSW in March and will be in Toronto Supporting Girls on April 9th at the Phoenix


If you can't wait for the album they do have an ep that they released in 2008 which is reviewed on Micropsia

Monday, February 15, 2010

Los Campesinos! - Romance Is Boring

A very interesting and quite disturbing video from Los Campesinos for their new single off their new album Romance Is Boring. Perfectly released one day after Valentine's Day. Los Campesinos are in Toronto at the Phoenix on April 20 and a perfect alternative to the sold out Hot Chip concert at the Koolhaus. The new album is out on Wichita in the UK and Arts and Crafts in Canada.


Monday, February 8, 2010

The Hundred in the Hands - Dressed in Dresden


The Hundred in the Hands are Eleanore Everdell and Jason Friedman (from The Boggs). They have a studio album in production, so expect it in the coming months. As for their biography, well, their website says: "With carefully composed polyrhythms, jagged guitar lines, and layered, breathy vocals, THE HUNDRED IN THE HANDS keep the raw energy of post-punk illuminating their minds and Studio One boogie-down beats churning in their guts."

Fool's Gold - Surprise Hotel

More of a summer track than a winter track but this one will definately keep you warm. An indie worldy feel good cut from US act Fool's Gold taken from their self-titled album. Nice!


Sunday, February 7, 2010

Mumford & Sons - The Cave

Video (well, just the song really):

Mumford & Sons are a folk-rock quartet from London. Here is the third single to be released from their debut album "Sigh No More", which came out in October in the U.K. and is set for release next week in the U.S.

Ghost Trees - Feathers

Ghost Trees was at our own The Only Cafe last night on the Danforth with Flashlight Radio and Two Zebras. Unfortunately they don't have a video to post yet but this Canadian outfit is worth checking out. Dreamy thick melodic indiepop is the recurring theme in their tracks. So far there is only an EP called Feathers. Not sure if this is even availably physically. However you can check out their music on their myspace page. I recommend starting at New York Leaves

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Saturday, February 6, 2010

Phoenix - 1901

I bought their earlier album in 2004 called Alphabetical and it didn't really do much for me. I ended it pawning it back to my local used record store Vortex that I bought it from. This is a catchy song though and the new single from Phoenix. I'm thinking of revisiting Alphabetical based on this track. Definately will check out the highly acclaimed 2009 album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix that won a Grammy this year. Nice soaring pop song.


Thursday, February 4, 2010


I was going to simply dismiss this but something about this track made me hang on. One part indie, one part pop, and a touch of Hollywood. Nice! Her debut album is out this month and is called The Family Jewels.