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video premiere: Hoops – On Top

HOOPS ON TOP

Bloomington's Hoops share the video for their blissed-out new single "On Top", one of the many highlights from the group's forthcoming debut LP Routines. The gently warped and sweetly inspirational Kevin Krauter-penned jam gets a fitting vintage VHS public access vibe, courtesy of director Jake Huber...

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Hoops share a track from their forthcoming debut LP Routines

HOOPS ROUTINES

Bloomington's Hoops share the first glimpse at their stellar forthcoming debut LP Routines, and the group stays pretty true-to-form in the best possible way with the typically melodic, blissed-out and easy guitar pop gem "Rules", which I believe floated around in solo demo form for a bit last year...

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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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