Mac DeMarco: Singles Club #1 & #2 [7-Inch Feature]

Mac DeMarco Singles Club #1 & #2 Captured Tracks [2014] Subscription based 7-inch projects have all been the rave for 2014 so we could not resist getting in on The Wonderful World of Mac DeMarco 7″ Club Vol. 1 when it was recently announced by Captured Tracks. How can you resist an on the rise artist like DeMarco with a great new record out in Salad Days. Well I can tell you that the first two offerings don’t disappoint as you...

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Mikal Cronin/Superchunk Split: “Takin’ It Easy”/”Good Morning” [7-Inch Feature]

Mikal Cronin/Superchunk “Takin’ It Easy” b/w “Good Morning” Merge Records [2014] Late last fall, Merge Records announced Or Thousands of Prizes which is a subscription-based, bonus-filled box set celebrating Merge Records’ twenty-fifth anniversary. Merge also did a really cool thing and donated all the proceeds to Oxfam America. Part of this box set includes 7-inch singles that will mostly be splits by Merge...

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Kim Deal: The Root [7-Inch Feature]

Kim Deal “The Root” b/w “Range on Castle” Self-Released [2014] It’s finally over; the dust has settled as the 20th anniversary celebration of The Breeders Last Splash is now over. Or who knows, is it? We’ve heard rumblings, ramblings, and seen the pictures of Kim and Josephine playing together but, that’s not why we’re here. Way back in October Kim graced us with the third entry in her 7” solo series. The A-side was...

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The New Old-Fashioned: Ladies [7-Inch Feature]

The New Old-Fashioned “Ladies” b/w “Indie Movie Scenes” Toxic Beauty Records [2014] Featured a few months back in one of our monthly Bandcamp Features, Dayton, Ohio’s The New Old-Fashioned are a five-piece Folk Rock/Alt-Country band fronted by songwriter/guitarist David Payne. The band’s sound recalls classic acts like Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Neil Young, and Bob Dylan, with jangly guitars and swirling Hammond organ backing...

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Eyelids: Segulls Into Submission [7-Inch Feature]
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Eyelids: Segulls Into Submission [7-Inch Feature]

Eyelids “Segulls Into Submission” b/w “I Can’t Be Told” Off Records [2014] This 7-inch is the first taste of some new Eyelids material. The group has quite a collective history of creating music for some of the most legendary indie songwriters ever. Not only were these longtime Portland, Oregon collaborators the principal instrumentalists for Robert Pollard’s post Guided By Voices band Boston Spaceships for over...

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Neighborhood Brats: Total Dementia [7-Inch Feature]

Neighborhood Brats “Total Dementia” + 3 Dirtnap Records [2014] How about a female-fronted Black Flag? Sounds interesting doesn’t it. Well, Los Angeles band Neighborhood Brats is working on filling that wish with their new four song 7-inch on Dirtnap Records. Led by front woman Jenny Angelillo and guitarist George Rager, the Neighborhood Brats are joined on this record by a new rhythm section of Tommy Branch and...

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