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Vulgar Fashion – “Golden Showers”


"Vulgar fashion uncovers what heterosexual men think about when they see sexually provocative advertising (hint: it isn’t their girlfriends).

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and stokes the flames of public panic and profit on paranoia over global contagions, extreme weather events, and food contamination scares, while mining our digital footprints to target us with ads and offers that appeal to our psychological profiles...

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video: Fight Bite – “Charlotte Iris”


mp3: Fight Bite – “Charlotte Iris”


It's been two years since we last heard from Fight Bite, the beautifully gauzy dream-pop project of Neon Indian's Leanne Macomber. Leany just sent over the group's new full-length, though, and the collection of dark, hauntingly seductive torch songs was well worth the wait...

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gorilla vs. bear + spune present: GRIMES – Live in Denton


We are very psyched to announce that we've teamed up with our friends at Spune to present an evening with GRIMES on Thursday, March 1, at Dan's Silverleaf in Denton. If you caught her set at our 2011 SXSW party or our inaugural GvsB Fest back in July -- or if you've heard any of her forthcoming album-of-the-year-contender Visions -- then we don't have to tell you that this show will be amazing, and will likely sell out...

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video: Dreamed – “Izumi”



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mp3: Dreamed – “Izumi”


Thanks to Defensive Listening for the heads up on Dreamed, the bedroom recording project of Denton's Jessica Minshew. One of the stark "skeletons of songs" that she recently posted up on her Soundcloud page, "Izumi" elicits a hazy, soft-focus melancholy that sticks around longer than you'd expect...

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gorilla vs. bear presents:

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti

ariel pink's haunted graffiti: live in denton

We are extremely excited to be co-presenting the bill of the summer of 2010, starring Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Magic Kids, and the band formerly known as Pearl Harbor, L.A.'s Puro Instinct, live at Hailey's in Denton on Monday, August 2...

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Denton's FUR sent over this warped, skittering, retro-futuristic funk jam, taken from the group's forthcoming single, their first with new member Gray St. Germain Gideon (ex-Ghosthustler):


FUR goes on tour next month, starting right here in Dallas with a show at the Granada Theater opening for the Octopus Project...

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bring a date…

bring a date...

Before we head down to Austin for SXSW, we're teaming up with our NTX bros Weekly Tape Deck and the great Fergus & Geronimo to present this SXSW warm-up tonight + tomorrow night at Mable Peabody's in Denton...

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clears throat

clears throat

Denton resident and sometime Neon Indian-collaborator FUR sent over this laid-back "mutant tapeloop disco" after-hours jam, taken from an upcoming split EP with fellow purveyor of haunted lounge-house, Detroit's Coyote Clean Up (who has a free/recommended album available here)...

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