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Swimsuit – Sunlight


From Ypsilanti, Michigan, Swimsuit is a latest project of Fred Thomas (Saturday Looks Good To Me, City Center, Mighty Clouds, Flashpapr), their debut full-length LP is coming out on Speakertree Records on June 28th.



All songs by Swimsuit. Recorded and mixed by Swimsuit and Ryan Howard, winter/spring 2011, in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Swimsuit is Amber, Dina, Fred, and Shelley.

City Center (Ryan Howard & Fred Thomas) – Cookies
from City Center‘s second full-length “REDEEMER” which was recorded by Chris Koltay at his High Bias studio in Detroit, out now on K Records.

City Center – Modern Love



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.”



























Woods – I’m Not Gone
White Fence – The Love Between
City Center – Box Of Rain (The Grateful Dead cover)   (via)


Woodsist label’s compilation cassette “Welcome Home / Diggin’ The Universe: A Woodsist Compilation” will be released as LP, out on June 22th.  The Cassette’s been available, order HERE.

SIDE A
1. Woods – I’m Not Gone
2. Run DMT – Richard
3. White Fence – The Love Between
4. The Fresh & Onlys – Heel.Toe.
5. The Mantles – Bad Movies
6. Skygreen Leopards – Catch (The Cure cover)
7. Alex Bleeker – Gettin By

SIDE B
8. Moon Duo – A Little Way Different
9. City Center – Box of Rain (The Grateful Dead cover)
10. Cause Co Motion – Over You
11. Art Museums – Darling Are You Out Of Your League Again
12. NODZZZ – Old Clothes
13. Ducktails – Sun Out My Window

Moon Duo – Run Around
Operation Restore Maximum Freedom, Davis May 23th 2010
(via See The Leaves Blog)




Now Brooklyn-based duo Fred Thomas (Saturday Still Looks Good to Me) and Ryan Howard’s project, City Center performs ‘Teardrop Children’ at Subterranean in Chicago, IL on March 11, 2010. Filmed by Chad Paulson.





















City Center – Teardrop Children New MP3 (via NYRM)

City Center – Open House (edit) (via Brooklyn Vegan)

taken from last year’s self-titled full-length (now out of print /Type Records)

City Center – Spring St. (via TGP)

taken from “Spring St.” four song EP, limited screen-printed, one-sided 12″ that also comes with a download card for high-quality, DRM free, 320kbps MP3s. Pressing limited to 500 units. Track List: 1. Sky Flowers  2. Poolside  3. Spring St.  4. How We Live (out now on Quite Scientific)