1 CD / Captured Tracks / 2015-08-07Tracks: Way You'd Love Her, The; Another One; No Other Heart; Just to Put Me Down; Heart Like Hers, A; I've Been Waiting for Her; Without Me; My House by the Water
Artists: Mac DeMarco
Recording information: Jizz Jazz Studios, Far Rockaway, Queens (2015).
In a not-so-secret message at the end of his 2015 mini-album Another One, Mac DeMarco offers up his home address in Far Ro...continue...
1 CD / Arbutus Records (Indie) / 2015-08-07Tracks: Venus of Soap; Brown Cow; Crushed; All the Ways; Land of the Goths; Little Devil; Necklace, The; Surface Area; Dairy Queen, The; Greenskin; Pain; Smokey
Artists: Michael Stasis
Audio Remasterer: Sebastian Cowan.
Recording information: 2006-2014.
A versatile songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and home-recording engineer with scores of songs under his belt, Micha...continue...
1 CD / DDW / 2015-06-30Tracks: Art School; Fireman; Birthday Song; Owen; Buses Splash With Rain; Leonie; I Do Too; Dancing in the Public Eye; My I Love You; Sad 2
Artists: Frankie Cosmos
Personnel: Greta Kline (vocals, guitar); Aaron Maine (keyboards, drums); Hunter Davidsohn (marimba).
Audio Mixer: Hunter Davidsohn.
Recording information: The Business District.
1 CD / Sinderlyn / 2015-06-23Tracks: Candles; Neighbour; Paranormal Witness; Walter's Kaya; Punk Song; Surf Metal; Fan; Thanksgiving (Looper); C'Mon Now; Tall Mountains
Artists: Walter TV
Recording information: L.A.; Montreal.
Slightly more produced, yet no less ragged than their 2012 debut Appetite, Canadian duo Walter TV's sophomore LP Blessed is a pastiche of tone-bright art-...continue...
1 CD / God Records / 2015-06-23Tracks: An Angel, a Wizard; Be What You Are; Sniper; She Don't Want You; Chains; Gangsters Holding Hands; A Heart Like Yours; Some Other Time; Ice Fishing; Open Sky, The; So What? Who Cares?
Artists: Cairo Gang
Recording information: The Gangland Diaspora.
On their excellent 2013 EP Tiny Rebels, the Cairo Gang reinvented themselves as jangle poppers extraordinaire, channeling the Byrds, Love, and half...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-06-16Artists: Little Wings
Kyle Field's first outing for Woods frontman Jeremy Earl's Woodsist label, Explains retains all of the idiosyncrasies of previous Little Wings outings (shambolic, Skip Spence-inspired folk-rock, funny...continue...
1 CD / Joyful Noise (Indie Rock) / 2015-06-09Tracks: Between the Channels; Markers; Read My Mind; Casual Encounter; Filled with Joy; Holy Hesitation; Souvenirs; Apophis; Melting Down
Artists: J Fernandez
By mingling contemporary and vintage instruments and effects, Chicago-based J Fernandez assembles pensive, novel neo-psychedelic lo-fi on his self-recorded debut long-player, Many Levels of Laughter. ...continue...
1 CD / Castle Face / 2015-06-09Tracks: Exactly What You Think; What Cheer; Mirror, The; Jet in Jungle; Der Mond; Frog, The; Cough Pills; Structure Image Exterior [Edit]; Grape Basement; Very; Cone; Deep Bore Drill Worker; Mega Structure; ...
Artists: Damaged Bug
Personnel: Brigid Dawson (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Chris Woodhouse.
Recording information: Sacramento.
Photographers: John Dwyer; Heidi Alexander.
The ever prolific...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-06-02Artists: Wetdog
Between pregnancies and transatlantic moves, life got in the way of Wetdog delivering a quick follow-up to their second album, 2009's Frauhaus! Over the next few years, the bandmembers worked on other...continue...