A while back our buddies at Secret Seven Records released the In A Cloud compilation showcasing lots of up and coming San Francisco artists [like Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, Fresh & Onlys, blah blah blah] and while we thought this was a one time thing – we just got word that they’re about to set out for seconds. In A Cloud II is coming out on July 17th with the same ideas in mind as the original – displaying some of SF’s best and brightest. This time around and you can catch tracks from Ty Segall, Sonny Smith, Kelley Stoltz, Hannah Lew, and others. Sounds killer to us. Only 850 copies of the LP will be pressed – so we suggest getting on it now. Lots of places are posting a newly recorded version of the Ty Segall cut “SWAG” around the blag-a-blag and claiming that it is previously unreleased, but we would like to go ahead and state that “SWAG” has been released before [on the split 12" with Black Time] Sorry to be nit-picky, but if you can afford to be correct – you might as well be. Anyway – peep it!
TWO WORDS: FUCKIN RIPPER. That’s the best way to describe Milk Music’s new LP Cruise Your Illusion that came out last month via Fat Possum. Mixing the best elements of the Wipers, Husker Du, and maybe even a little Neil Young, Milk Music have really set the bar with this one with Nick Coxen’s shredding ability…
We read the blogs, we check the boards, we keep out ears close to the ground, but still we somehow miss out on big news from time to time. Case-in-point: a track from the new Oblivians record was released a month ago! Did you know that shit? We did not know that shit. The track,…
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….