November 2010

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Mighty Clouds – Spell It Out

Mighty Clouds – Stay Single

Mighty Clouds is a new project from Fred Thomas (Saturday Looks Good To Me, City Center, Flashpapr, Swimsuit) and official Swedish transplant Betty Barnes (SLGTM) from Brooklyn.  ‘Spell It Out’ is taken from their self-titled debut full-length featuring 10 new original songs and a Morrissey cover, ‘Certain People I Know.’  Stream and purchase Limited 180 Gram Cloud Color Vinyl of “Mighty Clouds” through their bandcampage.

And City Center‘s second full-length “REDEEMER” is due out on K Records in March 2011.  Their latest tape “New Beginnings Academy,” a companion piece/the other side of the forthcoming album, is available on Fred’s tape label The Life Like.  It was recorded at the Redeemer sessions.

City Center – “Let’s Go Die” @ Subterranean – (3/11/10)
The song appears on “New Beginnings Academy.”

Leon Sommer” is a musical project by David Robins. After releasing “How To Disappear Completely” in summer 2010 he resides and makes music in Montana. (11:03 Records)

Sweet Lights – Endless Town (via Delicious Scopitone)
Scenes from “Permanent Vacation” by Jim Jarmusch.

Sweet Lights – Are We Gonna Work it Out

Philadelphia’s Sweet Lights is known as a one-man-band of Shai Halperin (of former Capitol Years, Daniel Johnston’s band), its self-titled full length, produced & mixed by himself with Jeff Zeigler (of Arc in Round/Uniform Recording, also known for producing/engineering War on Drugs, Kurt Vile) is available digitally on bandcamp.

Estate Sale Boat – Mindless Heartprints

Estate Sale Boat – Transmission Eyes

RIYL: Steely Dan, Brian Wilson, a 60s/70s pop influenced Yacht-Rock group from Orlando, FL., Eastate Sale Boat consists of Sean Moore (of Viernes), Carlos DeSoto (of The Rules) and Mike Ryan.  Their debut album “Coast” will be coming out soon. You can download the both tracks on their bandcamp page.

Sean Moore – I’ve Begun to Fall in Love (R. Stevie Moore cover)

Sean Moore – Ashley

‘I’ve Begun to Fall in Love’ appears on Volume 3, ‘Hey, pretty world” of the R. Stevie Moore Tribute box set via

LISTEN :: Sean Moore’s “2×5 Movement III: Fast (Phases in Sound Remix)” on his bandcamp page. This track is a rearrangement of Steve Reich’s “2×5″ for the Steve Reich remix contest.

“Growing Faith”

White Fence – Lillian (Won’t You Play Drums?)

White Fence (aka Tim Presley known as the guitarist for Darker My Love) is set to release the second full-length “Growing Faith” on January 10th, 2011 via Woodsist, following-up to the self-titled debut album (LP: Make A Mess/CD: Woodsist).

“Alchemy Vol. 1, 2, 3″  Tim Presley
Tusche/Paper, 2010

Jacques Hnizdovsky (American, b. Ukraine, 1915-1985)
Ram, Etching, 1979.

Son of Rams – Triple Eyed

‘Triple Eyed’ is taken from Son of Rams’ new EP “Frolics in the Pink.”  Son of Rams is Joseph Pruitt’s solo project, he is known as a member of Family Trees. You can grab this EP, here.

Pianosaurus-Merry Christmas Baby-Cicero’s St. Louis 1987

New York’s Pianosaurus, famous for playing toy instruments perform Merry Christmas Baby at Cicero’s Basement in St. Louis for the TV show Psychotic Reaction. (via Euclid Records)

Pianosaurus – Memphis (Chuck Berry cover)

Pianosaurus – Sun Will Follow

Both tracks are taken from their 1987 first album “Groovy Neighborhood” which was produced by Peter Holsapple (of The dB’s), recorded October / November 1986 at Water Music Recorders, Hoboken, NJ, released by Rounder Records in 1987 (and French label New Rose in 1986  with a different cover art and tracklisting including a cover of the Box Tops’  ‘The Letter’).

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