Ariel Pink Debuts Video For the single "PYNIMP" (Put Your Number In My Phone)

Ariel Pink Debuts Video For “PYNIMP”

Ariel Pink has premiered the video for ‘Put Your Number In My Phone’, the debut single from his forthcoming album pom pom, alongside details of three live shows in New York, London and Los Angeles. Speaking about the video, shot in Ariel’s native Los Angeles, director Grant Singer says, “It’s a story about friendship:

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Review of King Tuff's 'Black Moon Spell', by Northern Transmissions,

Review Of King Tuff’s ‘Black Moon Spell’

Crafted in the hazy cauldron of winter-bound Los Angeles, King Tuff’s Black Moon Spell is a necromancer – divining the spirit of rock & roll to inevitably cast it into this loaded psych album. Touted as the album you’ve “been begging for all year; a heavily weird, heavily dark, hysterically magical Rock & Roll:

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King Tuff main man Kyle Thomas shares his favourite LPs

King Tuff Shares His Favourite Albums

King Tuff’s main man Kyle Tomas shares his favourite albums with Northern Transmissions. Some of his selections include titles by The Beatles, GG Allin, and Alice Cooper. King Tuff’s new album ‘Black Moon Spell’ is out September 23rd via Sub Pop Records.

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Review of Laetitia Sadier's new album 'Something Shines', by Northern Transmissions, out on September 23rd

Review of Laetitia Sadier’s Something Shines

Laetitia Sadier, most well known for her presence in Stereolab, is a vocalist and musician who has always inspired respect and a sense of wonder among her fans. The new album, Something Shines, continues to offer an artistic space unlike any other. A constant theme has been the works of Guy Debord and the Situationists:

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Review Of 'The War On Drugs' Live at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio

Review: ‘The War On Drugs’ Live in Columbus

On Wednesday, September 17th, , The War on Drugs had Columbus, Ohio’s Newport Music Hall packed to the brim for the band’s sold-out show in the capital city. As the stage lights turned blue, the crowd swayed to “My Back Pages” by The Byrds, transporting everyone to a past era of music. It’s a feeling:

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Wray Release New Music Video for “Relative” Off Their Debut Album, Playing CMJ October 22nd

Wray Release New Music Video for “Relative”

Birmingham-based shoegaze-y three-piece, WRAY, release the psychedelic and dream-like video for track “Relative” off their self-titled debut album, out July 15th on Communicating Vessels. The band premiered the video for the song today. Wray will be performing in New York City as part of their CMJ:

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Youth Worship (Asobi Seksu) Premiere "Pink Snow" Debut EP Out September 30th

Youth Worship (Asobi Seksu) Debut “Pink Snow”

YOUTH WORSHIP was born out of James Hanna’s desire to blend his love of the fuzz throb of Spacemen 3 and Loop with the early 90′s gtr rock of Dinosaur Jr. and Mudhoney, etc. Basically he just wanted to play a bunch of power chords through a Marshall stack. James started a band called ASOBI SEKSU:

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