SXSW 2015, Thursday: Palma Violets, Soak, and White Reaper
On our second day in Austin, we saw three bands at three different showcases.
Deerhoof release “Paradise Girls”, second single from La Isla Bonita
You can stop holding your breath for the next Deerhoof single now.
Week in Pop: Cheri Cheri Jaguar, Doss, Gold Casio
With The Mercy Beat, sergioisdead, What Fun Life Was, & more.
White Reaper, “Conspirator”
Did our Louisville Report get a band signed to Polyvinyl?
American Football to reissue 1999 self-titled record on Polyvinyl
The best Mike Kinsella release outside of Cap'n Jazz
Week in Pop: Hellogoodbye, Picastro, Spotlight Kid
With exclusives and support from Dead Fame, Liphemra, Sombear, Split Screens & more.
Year in Pop: 2013
2013 revisited at a glance.
Painted Palms, “Forever”
Free yourself of time and lay in a field of flowers, + tour bus dispatches.
Week in Pop: A Lily, LX Sweat, The Starfolk, VUM
With exclusive remixes from Aïsha Devi and Paco Sala, insights from FatCat's James Vella, etc.
Polyvinyl to release San Francisco garage comp curated by Sonny Smith of The Sunsets
Our very own Goldmine Sacks has some competition in Sonny Smith.
The Best Music of August 2013
King Krule gets a second crown.
Premiere: Wampire, “Spirit Forest” (live)
Flying at you direct from the Portland, Oregon's Wave Cave.
Week in Pop: FMLYBND, Hammered Satin, Keep Shelly in Athens, Sensual Harassment
Electric Santa Barbara underground, gonzo glam rock, recollecting with KSiA, "Capri Suntan" in 8mm.
Week in Pop: C-SAN, Chippy Nonstop, Kodacrome, Magmana
Truths from a True Achiever, rolling with #YUNGKLOUTGANG, arpeggiated synth-pop, & witchy-worlds.
Week in Pop: Antwon, Boat Club, Worthless
The Bay Area's #1 Nature Boy, Gothenburg futurism reloaded, Brooklyn psych tribes + more.