New album Deux by Davenport Rex

2017-11-27 06:16:04 UTC

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Davenport Rex is a Motor City duo focused on progressive compositions that develop themes, explore alternative chord progressions and song forms. They strive for accessible melodies and meaningful lyrics, and they encourage you to listen multiple times to get the most from the songs. The band members are Dave Gillespie and Jim Murphy (featuring vocal work from Danielle Blanchard), and they go back to the Music Program at Michigan State University. They have been writing and playing music for many years - They work slowly with a lot of attention to arrangements, instrumentation and performances. 

Progressive pop / rock compositions. Rock band foundation with additional synthetic and symphonic instrumentation. Accessible and complex. These ten tracks are pretty diverse ranging from guitar based rock to cinematic orchestrations to simple acoustic and vocal arrangements. 

Track List


  • Shine - 04:56 
  • This Old House - 04:49 
  • Someday - 05:04 
  • Lullaby - 02:57 
  • Bonfires - 06:47 
  • I'm Waiting - 05:06 
  • Day After Day - 05:32 
  • Stolen Heart - 02:58 
  • So Sorry - 04:40 
  • Simple Love - 03:58


Genre : alternative, prog, rock, symphonic

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New split EP A Year and a Day Apart by Green Grass for Miles & Shooter

2017-11-23 05:46:51 UTC

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Green Grass for Miles & Shooter have released the  split EP "A Year and a Day Apart" on November 8th. Green Grass For Mile's side of the split is atmospheric post-rock with a bit of an alternative emo tinge to it. Shooter's side is piano-based orchestral style post-rock. The first song has a short vocal part but  the rest of the EP is instrumental.

Track List


  • Green Grass for Miles - Cape Weather - 04:19 
  • Green Grass for Miles - Rhodes - 04:19 
  • Shooter - The Seventh Mill (Prelude) - 01:09 
  • Shooter - The Seventh Mill - 10:38


Genre : alternative, rock, ambient, emo, instrumental, post-rock

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New single You Don't See Me by The Tambourine Girls

2017-11-20 18:07:47 UTC

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The Tambourine Girls are a four-piece band from Sydney, Australia. Formed by ex-Deep Sea Arcade guitarist Simon Relf, the band released their debut EP 'The End of Time' in 2014, and followed up with their debut, self-titled LP in 2016. Frontman Simon Relf has toured extensively as a solo act supporting Dustin Tebbutt and Megan Washington, and the band are set to release their second LP in early 2018. "You Don't See Me" is the first single from that second LP. The album is the first ever to be recorded at Golden Retriever Studios in Sydney, run by Simon Berckelman (The Philadelphia Grand Jury) and was engineered by Tim Whitten (The Go Betweens, Lupa J, The Church, Augie March) and mixed by Nick Franklin (Australia, Richard In Your Mind, Matt Corby). "This track is my take on Bob Dylan's 'Talkin World War III Blues.' There's a line in there that could save the world if it were considered more often: "I don't blame him too much though he didn't know me," explains Simon. The song has a driving, robotic rhythm contrasted with sweeping synth-like guitars and a loose, almost conversational vocal melody. The tension is released in the final verse with the bittersweet resolution: "I think you loved me completely in darkness, so that's where I'll be.""You Don't See Me" was released through MGM on 11/17. with an intimate NSW launch gig at Sneaky Possum in Chippendale on 11/23.



Genre : indie, rock, country, folk

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New album Beasts in binary city by mandala eyes

2017-11-20 17:59:11 UTC

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The New album "beasts in binary city" by Mandala eyes is an all improvised electric guitar + looper, underlaid by also improvised electronic beats. The story is about wildness struggling to exist in a reductive environment, a reflection of his internally difficult time living in a city in middle America over the past year.


Track List


  • memory of dying flowers - 01:22 
  • my love wanted a skyscraper of me, an electric nightlife of me, a smog city of me - 12:03 
  • bent truth - 05:41 
  • they erased the name for what I am - 02:47 
  • dysphoric descent - 04:02 
  • human skull packed with explosives - 04:20 
  • hide & seek - 01:56 
  • ?uestion engine - 03:34 
  • in my debris, the first breath of pine trees - 05:08


Genre : experimental, ambient, art, rock, electric, guitar, improvisation, indie, instrumental, loops, post-rock, progressive

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New track Population Grave by Laytcomers

2017-11-20 05:28:18 UTC

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The Laytcomers are a collective of ambitious losers, trapped inside a small Bay Area garage with a 4-track. They produce a mixture of noise rock, post-punk and even some elements of twee and Kiwi underground, all showcased on their new track "Population Grave"

"The first time we tried to come up with songs was when me (Ilya) and two of our other friends, who were original members of The Laytcomers, came to Cyes' place in Davis, where he went to college," Ilya explains. "I was hoping we were going to write some music, but at that time no one was really motivated to do anything, until I actually sat down with a cheap microphone myself and played/sang (pretty terribly), forcing everyone to contribute. Most of the sounds from that time were almost unlistenable. For drums we used a Guitar Hero drum set, which we used to write some of our first songs (Coldfront, Coppertone). There weren't a clear idea who does what, I was switching between bass and acoustic guitar, both of which I could barely even play at the time."

"We came a long way in terms of musical development and taste. In recent years our project The Laytcomers started to gain its own identity especially after we got two new members from Craigslist (Sam on saxophone and John on drums). We still walk a line between catchy indie-rock, based on short catchy bass lines and guitar riffs, psychedelic sounds and ear-bleeding noise rock with amp feedback and all kinds of noises."

"Our title song Population Grave wasn't coming along for awhile. We recorded original drum/vocal/guitar version almost five years ago. Something wasn't working out in it until I actually rethought the bassline from the scratch. It turned into a catchy angular post-punk thingy with roots in the no wave and New Zealand noise-rock."


Genre : art, punk, experimental, noise, rock, california, garage, indie, lo-fi, post-punk, psychedelic

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