Oh baby I will readAbout the buzzing of the beesAbout the grass and snakes and spawning lakes and the different types of treesAnd I will find a wayThat leads from cruel April into MayAnd someday soon it will be June and you’ll decide to stayFrank Turner & The Sleeping Souls: The Opening Act of Spring(Source: …

“Feel It Still” sounds like Portugal. the Man’s version of a Bruno Mars hit while being subtly political. The interactive video makes it more explicit and links to a number of ~progressive causes. The opposite of political sublety is of course the right-wing extremist conspiracy site InfoWars, and they decided to comment on the song.  As …

Top 5 Songs 2016Mitski – Your Best American GirlThe standout song from Mitski’s terrific album Puberty 2  is my favorite of the year, near perfect. The song and video is basically  everything that has interested me in indie pop culture for the last 15 years rolled into one. Jamila Woods – Blk Girl SoldierThe 2016 Black …

Car Seat Headrest: Vincent

Damn, this is good The build up is amazing, reminds me not only of Television but also of Travels, the middle part got a twang and a groove that reminds me of Cake, and the lyrics really resonate with me. The songs is on one level about being at a party, as Car Seat Headrest’s …

No Future, No Problem

Match made in wordy rock’n’roll heaven: The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn and Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles cover each other’s No Future song on this bandcamp single.  https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=3073943266/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/