International Karate, ‘When Trouble Comes My Way’ – Free MP3 Download
If you're familiar with any of the groups on the biblically long list of Thomas Rehbein-affiliated projects, you might be thrown for a loop when you listen to the reverb-sodden sheets of noisy melody that characterize International Karate.
White Ash Falls, ‘I Can’t Get Tomorrow’ – Free MP3 Download
White Ash Falls is the solo project of former Red Cedar guitarist-vocalist and Yukon Blonde bassist Andy Bishop. A departure from his earlier bands, White Ash Falls makes folky, emotive, gorgeous music. Grab his single 'I Can't Get Tomorrow' here.
Blind Benny, ‘Chewjitsu’ – Free MP3 Download
Blind Benny are a New York duo consisting of guitarist-producer Jonathan Carmelli and singer-songwriter Jade. They make big-sounding pop tunes that are emotive and impressively nuanced. Grab 'Chewjitsu,' the single from their new EP 'No Honor,' here.
The Album Leaf, ‘Descent’ – Free MP3 Download
You probably know the Album Leaf, led by Jimmy LaValle. If you don't, you should. They've been releasing masterful records for more than a decade, and today, we get a free download of 'Descent,' from the new EP 'Forward/Return.'
Fine Times, ‘Hey Judas’ – Free MP3 Download
Fine Times are a power pop duo in the literal sense -- they're a duo, and it's unbelievable that two guys are able to make sounds this big. Check out 'Hey Judas' from their self-titled debut here.
Hundred Visions, ‘Where Do I Sign?’ – Free MP3 Download
Hundred Visions, or simply "The Hundos," as they're lovingly called by fans, are a new four-piece from Austin who play garage-y, slightly punky rock with a clarity and immediacy that's downright refreshing. Today we get a taste of their debut album, 'Permanent Baseme…
Christopher Smith, ‘Pillars and Pyre (Andy Dixon Remix)’ – Free MP3 Download
Christopher Smith is a Vancouver-based singer-songwriter whose pensive, nuanced songs have earned him comparisons to everyone from Paul Simon to Bon Iver. Today we get a unique look at a re-imagining of his work, via a remix of the single 'Pillars and Pyre' by Andy Dixon, from Smith's…
Helvetia, ‘Pumpkin Rose’ – Free MP3 Download
Helvetia (pronounced hel-vee-shuh) have been cranking out dreamy, psychedelic pop from the Pacific Northwest since 2006. Led by Jason Albertini, the band has seen a rotating cast of players that at times included members of Built to Spill and Dinosaur Jr. Now on their seventh album, 'Nothing in…
Black Carl, ‘The 1' – Free MP3 Download
Hailing from Tempeh, Az., Black Carl describes their sound as "desert soul." Fair enough -- they are soulful, and their new single 'The 1' does have a certain scorched, minimal sound. Grab the single, from their forthcoming record, 'The Wheel,' right here.
The Young Evils, ‘Dead Animals’ – Free MP3 Download
The Young Evils are a new pop outfit from Seattle who delight in combing a lighthearted, upbeat sound with macabre imagery. Their first single, 'Dead Animals,' from the new 'Foreign Spells' EP, exemplifies this perfectly. Grab the free download here.