Saturday, May 31, 2008

One More May Post: I Love Math, Botticellis, Orchid Highway, Earlimart, Turn-Ons, Diggs, You Me & Iowa, Mikal Evans, et. al. . . .

Sorry not to have style-based groupings and such this time because time is what I don't have much of at the moment. I do hope you like some or all, though, because that will make at least two of us.

I Love Math
A Good Flying Bird (Guided By Voices cover) mp3
I Remember When I Loved Her (Zombies cover) mp3 - If you like (or love) I Love Math, we recently posted another pleaser here.
The Botticellis - The Reviewer mp3 - You might recall (venial if you don't) we "dug" these two back in February:
Up Against the Glass mp3
Old Home Movies mp3

The Orchid Highway - Next World mp3
Earlimart - Song For mp3
The Turn-Ons - Crystalize mp3
The Diggs - Ctrl-Alt-Del mp3

You Me & Iowa - Dress the Stage mp3
Love Psychedelico - Standing Bird mp3
Mikal Evans - Drunkest Hour mp3
Daniel Folmer - Vegetables and Coffee mp3

Okay, I fibbed. These are slow and nice and relaxing and such.
Darker My Love - The Fool mp3 - Don't wanna break the mood (actually, I very much do, but. . .) we previously posted an excellent Darker My Love tune here.
The Parson Red Heads - Crowds (new EP version) mp3
Monroe Mustang - The Other Side mp3


Click song titles to hear 'em. Click artist names for more of this 'n that.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Music of the Sphere: Beatles, New Pornographers, Dandys, Wilco, Flaming Lips, Cars, Hollies, et. al. . . .


Battle of my favorite blogs today, folks, and they and we and the whole freakin' universe are winners, methinketh. Infinite thanks to you fabulous bloggerhumans. And, no, I'm not trying to hex anyone with that 6-6-6, Mark of the Beast grouping thingy. It just kind of happened.

Neal Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - a PLAGUE of ANGELS


Elvis Costello - Veronica - Star Maker Machine
Glasvegas - Geraldine - Dead Flowers
Bridges and Powerlines - Middle Child - Speed of Dark

The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots - Music for Kids Who Cant Read Good
Eels - Mr E's Beautiful Blues - Music for Kids Who Cant Read Good
Yo La Tengo - Sugarcube - Music for Kids Who Cant Read Good

Sunday, May 18, 2008

These Rule (IOHO): Teenage Fanclub, Neutral Milk Hotel, Yo La Tengo, Mates of State, Julie Ocean, Ruling Class, Very Most, Pinto, et. al. . . .

Although generally unenamored of "the ruling class," we know when to make exceptions.

Are we posting too many again? Gosh, we hope not. We've stopped loving everything, but we sure love these.

The Ruling Class - Flowers mp3
Julie Ocean - Number 1 Song mp3 - Thanks to Toolshed.
The Strawberry Smell - Zensong #9 mp3
Say Hi - Blah Blah Blah mp3 - If this one makes you thirsty, you might need a darker blog.

Mates of State - My Only Offer mp3
Young Knives - Up All Night mp3
Terra Diablo - Setting Sun mp3

Thanks to Morten at Hits in the Car for letting us know the following are freely and legally available. You'll find them along with several trunksfull of other excellent songs in his April Endless Post post.

Teenage Fanclub - Fallen Leaves mp3
Cheshire Cat - Welcome To Our Town mp3
Yo La Tengo - Upside-Down mp3


S.O.P.: Click song titles to hear and maybe download. Click artist names to read and hear more.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Galavantin'

Get songs. Hear songs. Fly.

Guy Gala 1
The Dandy Warhols - The World The People Together (Come On) mp3 - from the forthcoming summer release, Earth to the Dandy Warhols - One word describes this nicely, and you dang well know it.
Sloan - I'm Not a Kid Anymore mp3 - from Parallel Play, due to drop June 10
Reeve Oliver - Open Face Daryl mp3

Guy Gala 2
This Is Ivy League - The Richest Kids mp3 - You might want to hear this This. . ., too.
The Morning Benders - Boarded Doors mp3
The Quarter After - Turning Away mp3

Gal Gala (Vox)
Smoosh - Find A Way mp3 - And with this, we gotta reprise an earlier posted song sung by Smoosh's Asya:
The Shermans - Falling Out of Love mp3

Gaze Gala
Ghost of the Russian Empire - Dialection mp3 - Thanks to Coast Is Clear for the headsup. Great name for an Austin band, as is:
Ringo Deathstarr - Sweet Girl mp3 - More Ringos here and here.
Daydream Nation - Morning Light mp3 - Oh, my, yessss. Toin it up.

Monday, May 05, 2008

Lotsa Lalala

Stage? We wish.
We haven't been able to post often of late, so hopefully you won't mind if we post lots. If you do, we apologize.


I Love Math - Josephine Street mp3 - Ahhhh, to bask in the warm glow of a Deathray.
The Rescues - Break Me Out mp3 - Thanks Matt Searle at Red Wind Records

Passenger - Do What You Like mp3 - Remember Velvet Elvis? That insistent opening riff reminds us of "Something Happened Today," you?
Los Campesinos - We Throw Parties, You Throw Knives mp3 - The chorus is the best (i.e., poppiest) part of this un, ioho.
The Futureheads - Broke Up The Time mp3

CSS - Rat Is Dead mp3 - Yes, it is so incredibly tiring (yawn).
Electrocute - On The Beat mp3 - Maybe we poppers aren't supposed to like stuff with so many squirts and inorganic percussives, but this one does. Thanks to Joanna Noyes at FTW (forthewinmedia).

Great Lakes Myth Society - The Narodniki faction here at Powerpopulist Party Headquarters are pretty much coming unglued over these first two.
Across the Bridge mp3 - We're remembering this next one fondly as well:

As always, click the green words for more. Oh, and click the song titles if you want to listen to, like, the songs.