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‘I Want More Of You’ is taken from Pruno Truman’s “Amigos,” limited cassette EP via Empty Cellar Records, and Amigo’s sister cassette EP, Pruno Truman “Drunk With Friends”, also available via Southpaw Records. Pruno Truman is the solo project by Heidi Alexander (The Sandwitches, The Fresh and Onlys).





“Amigos” was recorded by Mike Donnovan (Sic Alps), and Doug “the knife” Hilsinger in May/June 2013. Doug Hilsinger and James Finch Jr. (Jackpot) sit in.



Sic Alps – Saint Mary’s Square Garage


This is a free, unreleased, a few years old track ‘Saint Mary’s Square Garage’ by Sic Alps from San francisco. Download, HERE. After Sic Alps’ co-founder Matt Hartman has left the band earlier this year, their new lineup comprises of the another co-founder Mike Donovan and Noel Harmonson, with Tim Hellman and Douglas Armour on bass and drums. Their latest ‘Battery Townsley’ 7″ and the upcoming ‘Vedley’ 7″ (due out on January 31st) are released by Drag City.


Sic Alps – Battery Townsley by user690248



Mikal Cronin – Apathy

Mikal Cronin – Get Along


“Taking influences such as late sixties Del Shannon and The Everly Brothers and filtering them through his own mutant California fuzz, Mikal deftly explores his singer/songwriter side that at moments feels like a punk Harry Nilsson or Curt Boettcher that balances sweet melodies & chords with chunky, psychedelic guitar freak-outs.”

Both tracks are taken from the forthcoming self-titled solo debut full-length from Orange County’s Mikal Cronin (Okie Dokie, Charlie and the Moonhearts), the album was recorded with his long-time friend & collaborator Ty Segall producing, Eric Bauer (Ty Segall, Royal Baths) running the tape machine and special guests, Charlie Moonheart (The Moonhearts) and John Dwyer (Thee Oh Sees), due out on September 20th via Trouble In Mind Records.



Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin – I Wear Black

Taken from the last year’s collaborative album “Reverse Shark Attack” by Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin. Recently Ty Segall has joined Sic Alps again, they release a new 4-song 7″ EP “Breadhead” on August 23rd via Drag City, now the band consists of the founding member Mike Donovan (formerly of the Ropers), Eric Bauer and Ty Segall.



Sic Alps – Do You Want To Give $$?


Sic Alps (from San Francisco, consisting of Matthew Hartman formerly of Henry’s Dress, Mike Donovan and Noel Von Harmonson formerly of Comets On Fire) are back with their new full length “Napa Asylum” which is due out on January 25th 2011 via Drag City.  Mike Donovan is also known for directing Quasi‘s ‘Repulsion‘ video.