Archive for June 18, 2011

Download: The Shivers – Love Is In The Air

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New Album More Out Now
via Silence Breaks!More info here

“Keith Zarriello’s voice carries an eerie, mesmerizing eroticism.” – Pitchfork
…one of our favorite songs of all time.”– Gorilla Vs Bear
Download New Summer Slow Jam   The Shivers – Love Is In The Air

Download: Rubblebucket “Worker”

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Rubblebucket Headlining Opening Night
of The Bicycle Film Festival on 6/22 at Santos Party House In New York City!
Omega La La out June 21st via Sin Duda Records


Leading up the release of Omega La La on June 21 via Sin Duda Records, Rubblebucket is happy to premiere their latest track, Worker”

Rubblebucket Spring/Summer Tour Dates:
06/16: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
06/17: Spencer, IN @ Stable Studios Music Festival
06/18: Grand Rapids, MI @ Founders Fest
06/22: New York, NY @ Santos Party House – NYC Bicycle Film Fest
06/28: Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theatre
06/30: Madison, WI @ Majestic Live
07/02: Rothbury, MI @ Electric Forrest Festival
07/08: Rochester, NY @ East End Festival
07/09: Schuylkill, PA @ Midsummer Meltdown
07/15: Buffalo, NY @ North Fork Music Park
07/16: Greenfield, MA @ Green River Fest
07/24: Bridgeport, CT @ Gathering of the Vibes
07/29: Floyd, VA @ Floyd Fest
07/30: Floyd, VA @ Floyd Fest
08/13: Burlington, VT @ Grand Point North
08/18: Stephentown, NY @ Bella Terra
08/19: Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
08/20: Sheldon, VT @ Liberate Festival
09/03: Chicago, IL @ North Coast Festival
09/04: Mohawk, NY @ Moe.Down
09/10: Peru, NY @ Backwoods Pondfest
10/08: Roseland, VA @ The Festy
11/11: Live Oak, FL @ Bear Creek Music & Arts Fest

Download:Jaswho? -My History(40 Thieves Remix)

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Re:Droid Musik are remixes from Jaswho’s debut artist album Nudroid Musik pushing through the territories of Electro, Dubstep & Tech House. Available now via Beatport and out physically on CD on June 28th.
Remixers include: Miles Dyson, Santiago/Bushido, Cold Blank, Calvertron, Aniki, Larry Fives, Hollywood Rox, Aaren San, George F, DJ Fame, 40 Thieves, Sunshine Jones, Ben Tom Soulspin & more.
Check for more info on album here

download Jaswho? -My History(40 Thieves Remix)

Based in San Francisco, 40 Thieves is a DJ/production collective that was formed in 2006 by Layne Fox, Corey Black and Jay Williams. 40 Thieves also includes a constant revolving door of studio musicians, producers and friends who collaborate for various projects and sounds. Past and present collaborators include Travis Kirschbaum aka TK Disko, Cavannah, Nina Lares, Dan Haste, Andrew Cope and Qzen. Influences range from NYC Peechboys, to The OJ’s and Johnny Dynell. 40 Thieves previous productions can be found on Smash Hit Music, Redux and Rong, Beats In Space.

The Mattson 2 “Feeling Hands” Album Out Now/New Video + MP3

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The musical journey that is the Mattson 2 has culminated with the release of their latest album, “Feeling Hands.” After two years of touring, writing and collaborating, both Jonathan (drums) and Jared (guitar/bass) have created a record that celebrates the sounds and visions of a band hitting their collective stride at precisely the right moment.

Steeped in a breezy jazz brilliance and the swagger of surf and sun, “Feeling Hands” is an open invitation to an uncharted destination of artistry. Perhaps what’s most remarkable about “Feeling Hands” is the journey it creates for the listener, incorporating numerous influences throughout both the music and recording process. Moreover, it’s the uncanny ability of a duo to create a vintage sound that can champion the riffs of Dick Dale while triggering the confidence of Morrissey and the swoon of Chet Baker.

Download Black Rain

Working with Thomas Cambell and recording engineer Monte Vallier (who also recorded most of “Introducing the Mattson 2”), the Mattsons have created a record that defies genre, emphasizing the evolution of their sound with new experiments in overdubbing, instrumentation and layering aesthetics. With a focus on orchestration and composition, “Feeling Hands” presents itself as a dynamic journey to the listener, providing a more mature sound that brings together elements of everything from jazz to new wave to punk to 60’s surf rock. “Jared, Thomas, Monte and I put a lot of time into the sequence of the album,” says Jonathan of the process. “It was our goal with Thomas to create a record that takes you many different places.”

At times the listener is sprinkled with a shimmering guitar riff (“Mexican Synth”), and then around the corner hides a deft string orchestration (“Spaceman 2”) and a crooning Coltrane sax (“Ode to Lou”). The rhythmic elements of “Feeling Hands” are a vast collection of inspirations both past and present, triggering everything from post-punk daydreams (“Obvious Crutch”) to Gabor Szabo (“Pleasure Point”) to vintage 8mm surf parties (“Man From Anmnesis”).

Proving that no duo is an island, the Mattsons also enlisted the talents of Galaxia label-mates Ray Barbee and Tommy Guerrero to lay down a few riffs on tracks “Chi Nine” and “Give Inski’s.” Both of which add two more beautifully dynamic talents to the “Feeling Hands” melting pot, and, of course, continue the storied traditions of jazz collaboration.

“I think with ‘Feeling Hands’ it is a culmination of our growth in our relationship we have with Thomas,” concludes Jonathan. “It expresses this growth anywhere from the concise song writing and collaboration to the musical orchestration of the pieces to the subtle recording techniques used by Monte.”