Posts By: Obed

Local Natives Announce US Tour, Gorilla Manor in Stores Now


Gorilla Manor, the recently “Best New Music’d” debut from LA quintet Local Natives hit stores this week, and to celebrate the band just announced a big ‘ol batch of new tour dates.  Check them out along with some new press quotes below. Download and share “Sun Hands” from Gorilla Manor [Frenchkiss Records]: http://bit.ly/bTiKV0 What the… Read more »

The Antlers Premiere “Bear” Video on Pitchfork


Frenchkiss darlings The Antlers released a second music video from their 2009 breakout album Hospice on Friday. The video for Hospice standout, “Bear,” shot in the bleak and snowy forest of… um… Bear Mountain, features beautiful cinematography and fantastical imagery, offering a perfect visual complement to the song’s moving lyrics.  Rife with metaphors, despite the… Read more »

Rocky Votolato’s True Devotion Streaming at Pastemagazine.com + MP3 and Tour Dates!


True Devotion, the forthcoming release from acclaimed Seattle musician Rocky Votolato (out February 23rd on Barsuk Records), is now streaming in its entirety at Pastemagazine.com: Stream Rocky Votolato’s True Devotion [Barsuk Records] on Paste: http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/av/2010/02/album-stream-rocky-votolato—true-devotion.html To celebrate, Rocky decided to release the album early on iTunes, which fans can grab at the link below. Buy… Read more »

What Others Are Saying About The Orchard’s New RJD2 iPhone App


It should come as no surprise that more and more artists and record labels are embracing the iPhone andiPod Touch as a new means of marketing themselves to today’s generation of heads who are either covertly or overtly electronic geeks. In December we took a look at the Delicious Vinyl DJ application, and now to… Read more »

The Raveonettes’ Sune Wagner makes DIY Video for In And Out Of Control Track


Emerging from an extended holiday slumber, Raveonettes frontman Sune Rose Wagner has created a visually-charged video for In And Out Of Control’s most controversial track, “Boys Who Rape (Should All Be Destroyed).” Put together in his New York apartment, the clip is a sober take on a grave issue, featuring archival images of both victims… Read more »