Here's a brand new jam from Ridgewood, New Jersey's Family Portrait, taken from the band's self-titled debut LP, which drops next month on Underwater Peoples. The record was produced by Julian Lynch and FP frontman Evan Brody, and is described by the Underwater Peeps as a "wholly communal endeavor...
Friendship Bracelet comes through with another super tight compilation featuring new/unreleased tracks from the likes of Family Portrait, Jeans Wilder, and more, including this jam from Brooklyn duo Coasting, which has been bouncing around in my head since Madison + Fiona posted it up on their myspace last week:
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More from Jersey/D.C.'s Family Portrait, whose "Mega Secrets" may very well go down as our jam of the summer of jams 2k9. Underwater Peoples calls the band's romantic, surf/psych-tinged throwback "On the Floor" a "raucous boom boom chug-a-lug," and that pretty much nails it:
The group also sent over this breezy, laid-back instrumental, which will accompany "Mega Secrets" on a split 7" with Andrew Cedermark that's due on Underwater Peoples this Fall: