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Singles That Mingle

With Captain Stavros

 

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – What’s Going On With Everyday People

Unwishing Well Out April 12 Via Tough Love

Smooth sailing, for everyday people.

 

VR Sex – In Great Detail

Hard Copy Out Now Via Dais

There are at least three genres here we never thought would mash-up so well.

 

Chastity Belt – Laugh

Live Laugh Love Out Now Via Suicide Squeeze Records

Don’t let the horrible album title sway you; the tunes are pretty wavy.

 

Crumb – Amma

Amma Out May 17 Via Crumb Records

Weird and wonderful.

 

Slate – Remoter Heaven

Deathless Out May 17 Via Brace Yourself Records

Smoothy Groovy, moody tooty.

 

Kneecap – Fine Art

Fine Art Out June 15 Via Heavenly Recordings

It’s too bad these lot have blown up and are absolutely killing it because so many insufferables will be at their next string of live shows.

 

Ed Harcourt – El Magnifico

Great title, great track, great title track.

 

Sinkane – Come Together

We Belong Out Friday Via City Slang

Discoey and gooey, check-er-oooot.

 

Curses – Elegant Death

Another winner from the IDIB crew.

 

Max Blansjaar – Anna Madonna

Jangly and fun, something to shake that money maker to.

 

Magana – Break Free

Sure footed, lighthearted, tune.

 

Frog – RIP to the Empire Flea Market

Hop to it and get a listen-on.

 

 

 

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Singles That Mingle

With Captain Stavros

 

Frontier Ruckus – I’m Not The Boy

On The Northern Line out now via Loose Music Records

Nonchalance purpose in this tune.

 

Logic1000 – Promises

Mother Out March 22 Via Therapy/Because Music

Reminds me of the cool coffee lounges we hung out in before even working up the courage to drink coffee.

 

Mannequin Pussy – Nothing Like

I Got Heaven Out March 1 Via Epitaph Records

Easing back on psychadelia and ramping up the pop, how do you feel about it?

 

Dea Matrona – Stuck On You

For Your Sins Out May 3 

Buskering on the cold streets and heating up the seats, this trio turned duo, has been pushing for their debut album release for a hot minute now.

 

Friko – Get Numb To It!

Where We’ve Been, Where We Go From Here Out Now Via ATO Records

Great tune to roll into warmer weather with.

 

Grandaddy – Long As I’m Not The One

Blu Wave Out Now Via Dangerbird Records

All the elements you’ve enjoyed about Grandaddy over the years with a new western twang, yeehaw.

 

Gary Landry Jones – Corn Mine

Hey Gary, Hey Dawn Out April 5 Via Sacred Bones

What is there to say about Corn Mine that hasn’t already been said? It’s a….poppin tune.

 

Chanel Beads – Idea June

Your Day Will Come Out April 19 Via Jagjagwuar

Brief but leaves an impression.

 

Waxahatchee – Bored

Tigers Blood Out March 22 Via Anti-Records

Won’t get bored of this tune anytime soon.

 

Lloyd Wayne – Bird Beyond

The piano opening hooked us but the song continues to build from there, would recommend.

 

Metz – 99

Up On Gravity Hill Out April 12 Via Sub Pop

It’s a song that sounds like two genres crashed into each other at a junction. It’s cool though, they’re friends now.

 

VR Sex – Inanimate Love

Hard Copy Out March 22 Via Dais Records

Wait for it to kick in, you won’t be disappointed.

 

Idles – Grace

TANGK Out Now Via Partisan Records

Track’s got a real soft touch, sneaks up on ya.

 

Hermanos Gutiérrez - Sonido Cósmico

Sonido Cósmico Out May 14 Via Easy Eye Sounds

Sonic psyche sounds.


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