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Majical Cloudz – Childhood’s End
From the first single off the upcoming album “Impersonator.”
Starring Devon Welsh’s father Kenneth Welsh who is known to Twin Peaks fans as the multi-faceted villain Windom Earle, and played the father of Katharine Hepburn (Cate Blanchett) in Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator.

Majical Cloudz – Childhood’s End

Majical Cloudz is centered around Montreal songwriter Devon Welsh (a frequent Grimes collaborator), who joined with Matthew Otto to collaboratively produce and perform his songs. “Impersonator,” their first for Matador  Records, will be released on May 21st.


Kurt Vile – Wakin On A Pretty Day
taken from Kurt VileWakin On A Pretty Daze,” out on April 9th via Matador.

Pure X – Things In My Head
taken from Pure X “Crawling Up The Stairs,” out on May 14th via Acephale.

Yo La Tengo – Before We Run
Animated by Emily Hubley, the song is taken from the forthcoming album “Fade,” recorded with John McEntire at Soma Studios in Chicago. 
Due out on January 14th (UK) / 15th (US) via Matador. Pre-order, HERE
“Fade” deluxe numbered edition includes a bonus 7″ featuring two exclusive covers: I Saw The Light (Todd Rundgren) b/w Move To California (Times New Viking), and the vinyl includes MP3 download coupon featuring exclusive 11 minute jam.

Yo La Tengo – Stupid Things (single version)

Kurt Vile – Hey, Now I’m Movin
Recorded and Mixed by Jeff DuPont and Corey Barnes at Lovebird Recording
Filmed and Edited by Joe Wallace, Michelle Castillo and Doug Fellegy
This is a part of a six-song, solo in-store set Kurt Vile performed at LUNA Music Midtown in Indianapolis late in 2010, presented by Laundro Matinee.

Kurt Vile – Classic Rock In Spring (live)

Watch more and download In-Store Session MP3, HERE.

Kurt Vile‘s upcoming full length “Smoke Ring For My Halo,” due out on March 8th via Matador Records.

Kurt Vile – Jesus Fever

Kurt Vile – In My Time

‘Jesus Fever’ is a new track from Kurt Vile‘s upcoming full length “Smoke Ring For My Halo,” out on March 8th via Matador Records.  It was recorded by John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.) throughout 2010 at various studios in NYC, Hoboken and Philadelphia.  ‘In My Time’ is taken from his recently released 7″ EP.

A side: Baby’s Arms / Jesus Fever / Puppet To The Man / On Tour / Society Is My Friend    B side: Runner Ups / In My Time / Peeping Tomboy / Smoke Ring For My Halo / Ghost Town

John Agnello and KV in Noho

Kurt Vile – In My Time

Purling Hiss – Run From The City

Kurt Vile + Purling Hiss + The Soft Pack

‘In My Time’ is the first single from Kurt Vile‘s forthcoming 2011 new full length, produced by John Agnello. The single is due out on October 25th digitally, November 9th (limited edition 7″) via Matador Records.  ‘Run from the City’ is taken from Mike Polizze (of Birds of Maya) aka Purling Hiss debut full length “Public Service Announcement” out now via Woodsist.

Purling Hiss First Show Video

The Ponys – Check The Door

‘Check The Door’ is taken from The Ponys (of Chicago) “Deathbed plus 4″ EP (digital available now/12″ available on May 25th via Matador Records) which is the first new release since 2007′s “Turn The Lights Out.”  Now The Ponys Consists of Jered Gummere (singer/guitar), Melissa Elias (bass), Nathan Jerde (drums), Brian Case (guitar).

photograph by Colin Smith

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