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Happy Release Day // Cayucas’s ‘Bigfoot’ Out Now, Stream at KCRW

It’s Tuesday and that can only mean one thing – RELEASE DAY! Cayucas’s debut album, Bigfoot, is now available at iTunes, SC Distribution (for translucent blue vinyl) and Amazon. You can also head out to your favorite record store for the album! Interested in hearing the record right away? Lucky for you KCRW is streaming Bigfoot in full. Head HERE to listen.

Finally, Cayucas celebrate release day with a free in-store performance at Echo Park’s Origami Vinyl. The ice cream man will be there handing out free treats too! Sounds like the perfect Tuesday night. You will have the opportunity to see Cayucas live across North America – dates and ticket links HERE.

LOVE FOR BIGFOOT

This is a feel-good hug of an album, which will transport you to the care-free, peace and love West Coast in a matter of minutes. And it’s much cheaper than a flight.This is Fake DIY

Bigfoot is bittersweet; cheerful and charming in small doses, and – as that’s all you get – it’s time well spent.The Line Of Best Fit

Cayucas’ Bigfoot is a short and sweet instant charmer. The album’s eight songs each hover around the 3 and a half-minute mark, never overstaying their welcome. The sound is relentlessly warm and tropical, with rickety high-pitched keys, light and breezy percussion, and calm, echoed vocals.Pretty Much Amazing

HAPPY RELEASE DAY // Taken By Trees – ‘Other Worlds’ Out Now, Victoria Orchestrates Gorilla vs. Bear Site Takeover

Taken By Trees’ debut Secretly Canadian release is officially out today! Titled Other Worlds, it’s the third album from Victoria Bergsman and it’s all yours! You can purchase the album from SC Distribution and receive the beautiful, limited-edition lavender tide colored vinyl or get your MP3 download at iTunes. Don’t want to wait to get your physical copy? Head to your local record store! Watch the video for “Dreams” above! Stream the album at The Fader! Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Release Day! Jens Lekman’s ‘I Know What Love Isn’t’ Out Now

Happy release day to our dearest Jens Lekman! His first studio full-length in over four years is now available at SC Distrubtion (deluxe bundle feat. an exclusive 7″), your local record store or iTunes. Give the entire album a listen at Spinner’s Listening Party and check out the video for the title track below!

Tour tour tour! Jens heads out on the European leg of his tour with Sophia Brous later this week. Labelmates Taken By Trees will then join him for North American dates. See the full list of shows HERE.

EMusic just instated their first site takeover and wouldn’t yah know, it’s for Jens and his new album! Check out his most recent interview HERE and stay tuned for more fun!

“Thirty years since Abba dissolved, their fellow Swedish pop intellectual Jens Lekman presents his own break-up album, and the quite wonderful I Know What Love Isn’t can be safely filed as a masterpiece of the hankies-ready splinter genre. This sophisticated, grown-up pop craftsmanship ought to elevate the 31-year-old from Gothenburg from his present existence as niche indie concern to classic songwriter status. Lekman, like fellow Swede Frida Hyvonen, makes wonderful use of language. “You don’t get over a broken heart,” he professes poignantly on The World Moves On, “you just learn to carry it gracefully.” On the crushing I Want A Pair Of Cowboy Boots, he appears to serve up an echo of Gordon Lightfoot’s If You Could Read My Mind. This is the level of company that Lekman belongs in now.” – John Skilbeck, 9/10 – Associated Press

HAPPY RELEASE DAY! Exitmusic’s “Passage” Out Now!


Happy release day to Exitmusic! Passage is their debut release for Secretly Canadian and it’s now available online and in-stores. Grab your copy from SC Distribution or find your nearest record store. EM is busy wrapping up their tour – see final dates HERE. Don’t miss them at this year’s Hopscotch Fest!

Love for Passage

“Their debut album proper quivers and quakes with the cinematic electronics and emotional abandonment of a soundtrack to Armageddon. But for all its bleak, dark fissures, bright and tender lights serenely burst out with hope.” – NME

“Passage surges, subsides and enthralls like a gothic Sigur Ros. Church’s guitar gives good Sturm und Drang but it’s Palladino’s vocal that’s centre-stage; occassionally a brooding murmur but more often a husky force of nature that could give the vengeful sirens of Greek mythology a run for their money.” 4 Stars – Mojo

“It broods and rumbles, full of anger and anguish and loneliness, before erupting in a squall of tortured release. It’s mostly bleak and intensely emotional, but also beautiful…But even (or perhaps especially) in its bleakest moments, Passage is one the most memorable and absorbing records you’ll hear in 2012.” – NPR

Release Day: Here We Go Magic’s “A Different Ship” Out Now!


Here We Go Magic’s A Different Ship is officially out today! You can purchase your copy online from SC Distribution and still get the blue vinyl, pick up a copy at your local record store or grab one from the band themselves at one of their upcoming shows. See all their tour dates HERE. Listen to “How Do I Know” and “Make Up Your Mind,” both from the new album, below and head over to The A.V. Club to stream the album in its entirety.

Did you happen to see the Sean Pecknold-directed video for HWGM’s “How Do I Know”? Watch it now, why don’t yah? It features a dancing robot.

Love for A Different Ship

“With A Different Ship, Here We Go Magic has clearly and undeniably arrived at the port of entry to indie rock’s pantheon of top shelf acts – an utterly shattering release that anyone who likes forward-thinking music must have.” - PopMatters

“Here We Go Magic loves the way a pattern promises the stability and control that Mr. Temple’s lyrics are never sure of…The album discreetly shows off the band’s meticulous virtuosity; its patterns are played, not programmed.”The New York Times

“Played live these songs will metastasise into expansive jams, and will sound great when they do, but here and now they’re sharp, disciplined, and seriously compelling.”BBC



AUDIO

All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado

VIDEOS

Busy Baby (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod

Innocence by Electric Youth

Conversations by Woman's Hour

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Woman's Hour
Conversations
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JJ
V
CD / LP
Anand Wilder and Maxwell Kardon
Break Line The Musical
CD / LP
Electric Youth
Innerworld
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