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No Burden

Lucy Dacus’ album No Burden is out, and it totally holds up to expectations. It’s great. Get it on bandcamp.

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The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die – Katamari Ququette “Visit a new town/ Shake your fist/ You still have to follow all of them around.” An artsy emo band from the East coast with an absurdly long name, featuring tempo changes, strings, and a past collaboration with […]

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Honeyblood – Bud Somehow I missed this charming indie-pop song by Glasgow’s Honeyblood when it came out last fall. Well, their self-titled album is out now and will squire me through the summer for sure. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Allison Weiss’ “Take You Back” is a sweet, simple, near perfect pop song. This is my kind of summer music. It’s also one of the great songs on No Sleep Records new (and free!) compilation Summer of No Sleep. Great companion from the first coffee at your desk to the last drink by the lake/sea/campfire of […]

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YouTube to Become Useless

The New York Times reports that YouTube will block (and also delete?) videos from independent record labels who haven’t agreed to Google’s new licensing terms. For German users YouTube as a music video host has been fubar for quite some time, now the ridiculousness goes global, apparently. It’s an obvious move to strong-arm small labels […]

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http://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/size=medium/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/notracklist=true/transparent=true/track=2744221079/ Reach Out To You by Adventures I recently discovered this song by Adventures on the No Sleep Records free spring sampler. And it’s just the kind of indie/core song I’ve been looking for at the  moment. I love it. Get the EP on bandcamp for half-a-pint.

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I’m really looking forward to seeing the marvelous Josiah Wolf (of Why? fame) and Liz Hudson live tonight at the small and wonderful OWF Tanke in Dornstadt near Ulm.  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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I need this sign installed above my desk.