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Puro Instinct – STILYAGI 7″

Mexican Summer has announced the first single from Headbangers in Ecstasy, the forthcoming full-length from L.A.'s Puro Instinct. Fleetwood Mac-meets-Soviet-pop vibes abound on STILYAGI, which features Puro's L.A. homie / tourmate / 7" coverboy Ariel Pink contributing "ambient rainclouds, …
gorilla vs. bear’s albums of 2010

30 Ty Segall - Melted
29 Shackleton - Fabric 55
28 Caribou - Swim
27 Mount Kimbie - Crooks & Lovers
26 Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
25 Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part II: Return of the Ankh
24 The Walkmen - Lisbon
23 Tennis - Tennis (cassette)
22 Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
21 Frankie Rose & the Outs - …
Bullion – “Too Right”
"Too Right" is the skittering, Dilla-recalling new single from London producer Bullion, built on some deftly arranged samples culled from July's lush 1968 psych-pop jam "Dandelion Seeds," among other places. This one will appear on Bullion's limited new …
cat alert
Thanks to our dudes at Rose Quartz for the heads up on Waskerley Way's excellent new EP Cat Music, which is definitely one of the top 3 concept albums about cats of 2010. Influenced by Ariel Pink, Kate Bush, Washed Out, and "the laughable insecurities of the typical male" amon…
you just have to run
Here's the b-side from Velvet Davenport's new 7", which finds the Minneapolis crew collaborating with latest 4AD signee Ariel Pink. "Run" is a sunny little '60s-leaning psych-pop gem that nicely complements the much-blogged A-side. Our only complaint is that…
nite jewel
nite jewel
L.A.'s Nite Jewel records her otherwordly, wilfully lo-fi dance jams "solely on portable 8-track cassette deck, often composing her songs by layered tape edits." The results sound like a perfect, hazy union between the sweetly bizarre experimental avant-pop of her friends Ariel …
oddities
I already mentioned this thing briefly about a month ago, but Ariel Pink's weird-as-all-hell rarities compilation ODDITTIES SODOMIES VOL. 1 is available now here on black/pink vinyl. Or, for a little more $, you can order straight from Ariel, and get a one-of-a-kind handmade cover like the one …