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Exit Someone – “Sydney, the List Goes On”

EXIT SOMEONE II

Psyched to debut this elegant, effortlessly melodic soft-funk jam that we've had on repeat for the last week or so, from Montreal’s Exit Someone, the new project from Thom Gillies (ex-TOPS, Vesuvio Solo) and June Moon (Forever)...

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download HOOPS’ charming lo-fi pop tapes

HOOPS

Shout out to our boy Greg for the heads up on the charming and eminently listenable lo-fi guitar pop from HOOPS, which is seemingly just one of the many projects of a kid named Drew Auscherman. For our money, the songwriting is consistently as strong as the stuff with which it will inevitably be compared — Mac Demarco comes to mind — and there are legit flashes of brilliance to be found in the tapes' collective, gently warped 40-minutes, starting with tape #1's basketball-as-metaphor-for-love opening track "Nothing But Net"...

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new TOPS – Hollow Sounds of the Morning Chimes

TTTOPSSS

Here's the lovely new TOPS single that we premiered on our Sirius XM show last week. Grab the dreamy, nearly 7-minute long "Hollow Sounds of the Morning Chimes" on iTunes here, and catch TOPS on their North American tour with Puro Instinct starting tonight in Minneapolis; the group will play 3 TX dates next week, including a stop at Club Dada in Dallas on November 5, and the very next night in Austin at a free, GvsB-presented official FFF Nites show with Shamir, Pure Bathing Culture, and more...

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listen to TOPS’ Taking Off Your Makeup FFF Fest mix

TOPS x FFF MIX

Montreal's TOPS will descend upon Texas this fall for a handful of shows in November, including a stop in Dallas on the 5th before heading down to Austin for this year's insane Fun Fun Fun Fest and a very rad FFF Nites show (that we'll be able to share details for soon). In anticipation of their FFF show, the group put together a sweet little mix featuring some jams they're listening to at the moment, featuring Altered Images, Annie Lennox, Q Lazzarus, Strawberry Switchblade, and more. Listen below + check the full trackslist and the band's reason for including each track after the jump...

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watch the fiery video for TOPS’ new single “Anything”

TOPS ANYTHING

Montreal's TOPS unveil an explosive video for new jam "Anything", a tender, smoldering soft-rock torch song, out now on Arbutus. Vid directed by Tommy Keith, and starring Jane Penny on a motorcycle...

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video: Molly Nilsson – Mountain Time

MOLLY NILSSON

Stockholm/Berlin's Molly Nilsson unveils another beautiful track from her forthcoming LP Zenith, out September 25 on Dark Skies Association / Night School. Catch Molly live with TOPS at a show we're presenting this fall here in Dallas...

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GvsB presents: TOPS + Molly Nilsson live in Dallas

GvsB PRESENTS: TOPS + MOLLY NILSSON

We're very psyched to present a special evening of emotional pop music in Deep Ellum this fall, as we welcome back Montreal's TOPS for another unforgettable show, plus a rare TX performance from Berlin-via-Stockholm artist (and John Maus-collaborator) Molly Nilsson (whose new single is great), on Thursday, November 5, at Dallas' Club Dada...

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Molly Nilsson – 1995

1995

A heartfelt, unabashedly nostalgic ode to 1995 — "the year the future was to arrive" — taken from Molly Nilsson's forthcoming LP Zenith, out next month. Video by Molly Nilsson + Chris Filippini...

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mp3: Vesuvio Solo – Don’t Leave Me in the Dark

SUMMER COOL

Super smooth new 4-track demo from Vesuvio Solo, taken from Montreal label Summer Cool's "impossibly-chilled" (their words, but totally true) new Two compilation, which also features tracks from Project Pablo, Cafe Lanai, Rollie (aka Cadence Weapon), Unknown Mobile, and more...

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video premiere: Vesuvio Solo – Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

DONT ASK DONT TELL

Vesuvio Solo drop some hazy, nostalgic VHS visuals for their slinky/seductive single "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", a highlight from the Montreal group's debut full-length Favors, one of the great unsung records of 2014...

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