This Week: Guitarist Lockett Pundt of Deerhunter steps out of the shadow as Atlas Sound; Brooklyn’s Bear In Heaven bring a pulsing second release with I Love You, It’s Cool; The 60’s indebted scuz-rock of White Fence; Nick Zammuto of The Book’s solo project; Gerard Love of Teenage Fanclub’s lush Electric Cables.
It’s getting to be that time of year where we look back at 2011’s trends and decide which ones we liked and which we didn’t. One musical trend that can’t be ignored is the saxophone – it showed up everywhere. Lisa Simpson would be thrilled.
eMusic has put together a free, 29-song sampler with artists playing at this weekend’s Pitchfork Festival in Chicago. Fleet Foxes, Battles, Toro Y Moi, Neko Case, Deerhunter, OFF!, Yuck, Shabazz Palaces and more show up.
Stream new albums from Bon Iver and The Vaccines, a live performance from Deerhunter, and demos from Stars.
Weekend! It’s almost here, and just in time, international DJ and current Miami resident Mike Sike (aka “The Spaniard”) put together this mix for your chilling pleasure. 70+ minutes of mixed up mellowness featuring Ulrich Schnauss, The Radio Dept., Boards Of Canada, The Verve, and Deerhunter.