The first 50 people that preordered the "bundle package" of the record got a polaroid! Here are some of the ones that were included. We just went around LA to our favorite places like Johnny Ramone's grave at Hollywood Forever, ate at In-n-out, lit sparklers and wore wigs...
Here's another booming / ringing, discordantly melodic jam from our dudes in Gauntlet Hair. "Keep Time" is the opener from the Denver duo's excellent forthcoming self-titled debut LP, out next month on Dead Oceans:
After blowing minds with their massive, blissfully noisy debut single in 2010, Denver's Gauntlet Hair returns with the first single from their self-titled debut full-length, which drops this fall on Dead Oceans. The label calls the shimmering, ebbing/flowing "Top Bunk" a "cooled-out, coastal slowgrind," which is definitely accurate in relation to the rest of the duo's evolved
We premiered White Hinterland's gorgeous "Icarus" last month, and now Dead Oceans has hooked us up with further evidence of Casey Dienel's unexpected but seamless transformation into seductive minimal R & B/pop star in the form of "No Logic," which is apparently "constructed around a totally acid-fried ukulele part...
Kairos is the adventurous new full-length from White Hinterland, due March 9 on Dead Oceans. Influenced by a move from the East Coast to Portland and her recent listening habits (among other things), the new record finds Casey Dienel eschewing the jazzier/folk steez of her earlier work in favor of spectral, slinky modern R & B and minimal pop -- think Arthur Russell, Glasser, Dirty Projectors