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premiere: stream Permit’s Vol. 1 EP

PERMIT VOL 1

Psyched to premiere the new EP from Bloomington's Permit, the new project from Jack Andrew and the prolific Drew Auscherman of Hoops. The duo makes blistering, super infectious, feel-good lo-fi garage-pop/punk rippers -- think “Thin Lizzy, but twice as fast”, in the band's own words -- that feel like fleeting, sub-2:00 bursts of hazy sunshine that never overstay their welcome...

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video premiere: Adam Torres – Some Beast Will Find You By Name

ADAM TORRES

Austin folk singer/songwriter Adam Torres debuts the beautifully surreal video for "Some Beast Will Find You By Name", a foreboding, achingly melancholy ballad taken from his new LP Pearls To Swine, out now on Fat Possum...

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download Kadhja Bonet’s widescreen instant classic “Honeycomb”

KADHJA

Fat Possum continues its winning streak of late (see that new Hoops EP) with the announcement of the magical, genre-defying debut LP from hyper-talented multi-instrumentalist and possible time traveller from the future Kadhja Bonet...

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new Hoops – Gemini

HOOPS EP

Hoops unveil another absolute gem from their forthcoming self-titled EP, due later this month on Fat Possum: Listen to the dreamily wistful "Gemini", which the band intended to be "a sort of dramatic Fleetwood Mac sounding thing", below + pre-order the EP here:

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premiere: Hoops announce new EP for Fat Possum, share first single “Cool 2″

HOOPS EP

"Cool 2 was one of the first songs we wrote for the EP. We like it because it is short, but it also represents what we want to do as a band. We tried to create an atmosphere around a short chord progression."

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Pure X – Heaven

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Pure X – Starlight

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Taken from Pure X's new record Angel -- recorded at Wied Hall, "a massive, rustic, 100 year-old dance hall in rural central Texas" -- out in April on Fat Possum.

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listen: new Christopher Owens – “Lysandre’s Theme / Here We Go”

OWENS

Christopher Owens unveils his first post-Girls solo effort, taken from his forthcoming album Lysandre, which Owens calls "A coming of age story, a road trip story, a love story." Lysandre is out January 14, 2013 on Fat Possum/Turnstile...

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new Holy Shit – “You Made My Dreams Come True”

YOU MADE MY DREAMS COME TRUE

Here's a new + much improved extended version of Holy Shit's "You Made My Dreams Come True," a song that originally appeared on a Human Ear compilation almost 5 years ago. This updated, nearly 8-minute long hi-fi take on the track can be found on the forthcoming single from Matt Fishbeck's now-solo project...

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The Walkmen – “The House You Made” + signed Heaven 7″ giveaway

WALKMEN HEAVEN 7

The Walkmen's excellent new full-length Heaven officially drops two weeks from today on Fat Possum. In anticipation of the record's release, the group has hooked us up with 5 band-signed copies of their limited Heaven 7" single, which -- in addition to the rousing title track -- features the moving non-album b-side "The House You Made...

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