Scissors For Lefty mp3’s

San Fran band Scissors For Lefty have been actively touring the US with bands like Dirty Pretty Things, Panic! At The Disco, and The Arctic Monkeys. No plans for a US release date for the new album Bruno yet, but here are a few tracks:

Ghetto Ways
Save It Cory
Next To Argyle


TV on the Radio Streams

TVOTR released Return to Cookie Mountain on September 12. The US release has three extra tracks you can stream here:

Snakes And Martyrs
Hours (El-P Remix)
Things You Can Do

TV on the Radio on the Tour:
September 25 – San Diego, CA – Soma
September 26 – Pomona, CA – The Glasshouse
September 27 – Santa Barbara, CA – Soho Music Club
September 29 – Sacramento, CA – The Library


New Blood Brothers Album and Tour

The Blood Brothers will release their album Young Machetes on October 10th. After that, they’ll be co-headlining a tour presented by Alternative Press and eMusic with Trail of Dead. Here’s an mp3 called Laser Life just in time for the beginning of Rosh Hashanan.

And you will know us by the trail of blood brothers and machetes:
OCT 27 Denver, CO — Gothic Theatre
OCT 28 Lawrence, KS — Granada Theatre
OCT 29 St. Louis, MO — Washington University
OCT 31 Chicago, IL — House of Blues


Hidden Cameras mp3 and Video

Toronto’s Hidden Cameras just released a new orch-pop LP called, Awoo that was recorded at the Gas Station on Toronto Island. Here’s an mp3 from the album called, Death of a Tune.

The Video for Awoo has a scary, dark, woodsy, Blair Witch setting to it. Except for when the fireworks, sparklers and overall gayness kick in during the chorus. Close to a perfect video indeed.

Seriously one of the greatest live bands:
11/14/06 – Cambridge, MA @ Middle East
11/15/06 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
11/16/06 – Salisbury, MD @ Salisbury University


Now It’s Overhead on Tour

Now It’s Overhead has just announced a massive US tour in support of the new album, Dark Light Daybreak released on Saddle Creek Records yesterday. This Athens, GA band is fronted by studio wizard and Bright Eyes collaborator Andy LeMaster. Check out the spooky artwork and four tracks on Myspace and download the mp3’s for Walls and Let Up.

Now It’s Also Time To Hit The Road:
Sat-Sep-23 Atlanta GA – Paste Rock n Reel – Variety Playhouse
Fri-Oct-06 Tallahassee FL – Club Down Under – FSU
Sat-Oct-07 Miami FL – Studio A
Sun-Oct-08 Orlando FL – The Social


Junior Boys mp3’s

Our best brohams at Pitchfork gave the new Junior Boys album, So This is Goodbye a stunning 9.1 rating. In The Morning and Double Shadow are two new tracks from the album.

So These Are Tour Dates:
Tuesday 12th Sep Atlanta, GA The Earl
Wednesday 13th Sep New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jack’s
Thursday 14th Sep Houston, TX Walter’s


The Purrs New Album and mp3

Seattle’s The Purrs released one of the catchiest album since the War of 1812 in 2005 called, The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of. Also, they are really nice guys who love writing songs about boozin’ and writing songs about writing songs. The Purrs will be releasing a new self-titled album September 12th on Sarathan Records featuring a few tracks from The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of including some remixed tracks. Check out Get On With Your Life, and look the fuck out for a national tour sometime in the fall.