Feels like just yesterday we were gabbing away about Sonny Smith and his Sunsets and the release of their latest installment in the 100 Records project [Volume 3 was just released during their European tour by Spanish label Glitter End Records - snag here] But now we’re getting news of Sonny’s latest full length effort – Longtime Companion. The new LP will see release on June 26th from Polyvinyl Record Co. The new record has the Sunsets venturing towards a mellower country sound and drifting far from the surf/garage of last year’s Hit After Hit. Check out the first single from the record, “Pretend You Love Me,” below. This is the first release for Sonny & The Sunsets on Polyvinyl after leaving Fat Possum earlier this year. So we expect that a divorce from a former label and a divorce from a partner would mean that Longtime Companion should be a total break-up record. You can pre-order the album here and get the whole record digitally right now. We suggest doing so…
Fresh off a nice little tour to Austin for SXSW with appearances at the Third Man Rolling Record Store and Jesse Baker’s ripper of an Exit-In showcase (not to mention their well-deserved attention from NME earlier this month), the babes from Bully are back with an excellent second single, which is poised to sell out more quickly than the first….
Daniel Pujol isn’t only our main man, our mushy gushy, sexy scary nightmare in shining amour. He’s also once of this city’s most vital artists, and he’s got a new album coming out. The record’s called KLUDGE, and though it doesn’t hit the streets until May 20, we’re throwing a little shindig to celebrate its…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….