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SXSW Recap #7: Princeton

We went to this venue for its free beers and the Nudie Jeans pop-up store and ran into Jesse Kivel from Kisses. Turns out he was just about to go on stage with his band Princeton, along with his brother … Continue reading

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SXSW Recap #5: Hands

SXSW companion Lucy dragged me to this apparently gay bar (/bear bar?!) with her friends Hands playing a set.. good thing she did > it was a wonderful concert, really energic. Hands – Warm Night Home | handssounds.com

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SXSW Recap #3: Blondfire

Blondfire are Bruce (of Freedom Fry fame > grab on Poule d’Or 9) and his sister Erica. They played at The Parish at 2.30pm and it would be a vast exaggeration to say the place was packed at this early … Continue reading

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morceau du jour: Freedom Fry – Earthquake

Fantastic new song by Los Angeles based duo Freedom Fry. Love the chords. The single will be out on Valentine’s Day, check the cute video too. Freedom Fry – Earthquake | view on Youtube

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morceau du jour: Blondfire – Walking With Giants

New York brother-sister-duo Blondfire released their new single Walking With Giants: electronic-fused pop at its best. Very nice. Blondfire – Walking With Giants | stream on Soundcloud

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Red Eye Fugu: short film, short interview, and Spice Girls

Red Eye Fugu – Prophecies (I Don’t Mind) | LP on bandcamp [audio http://www.planetarygroup.com/pressassets/redeyefugu/propheciesidontmind.mp3] Los Angeles artist Red Eye Fugu has quietly released one of the most overlooked albums of the year. Watchers is a beautiful collection of psych-pop songs. Here comes a new video for his … Continue reading

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morceau du jour: Steffaloo – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go (Wham! cover)

Stephanie Thompson aka Steffaloo and one half of Toy Camera quietly released a nice little EP on Soundcloud. Covers features 9 lovely, you guessed it, cover versions – from Cher and Wham! to Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry. Highly recommended. … Continue reading

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