Archives for December 2013

Best of 2013

In lieu of rank and file list that relies on tallying votes and crunching numbers, we thought DOA's readers might simply be interested in a smaller selection of our truly favorite albums of 2013.  Here is a selection of the best of 2013, according to our writers: Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin (Castle Face) Whilst John Dwyer’s equally … [Read more...]

Best Songs of 2013

I’m countin’ ‘em down like Casey “Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars" Kasem used to do on the music TV show America’s Top 10: 10.  SPC ECO – “Delusional Waste” Dean Garcia (ex-Curve) and daughter Rose Berlin, creators of electro-ambient fantasias, approach justthissideofpop with their recent tune “Delusional … [Read more...]

Tour Dates for and Video from San Fermin

SAN FERMIN ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR ON THE HEELS OF A NEW YORK CITY SELL OUT DEBUT ALBUM ACCLAIMED AS ONE OF NPR MUSIC'S 50 FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2013  LIVE FROM THE ADVENT LUTHERAN CHURCH NYC EP AND SONSICK REMIX EP AVAILABLE NOW San Fermin, the highly-lauded Brooklyn chamber pop outfit helmed by composer Ellis Ludwig-Leone, has announced a … [Read more...]

Savaging Spires – We Should Be Dead (Together) EP

Whilst still making us wait for the bona fide sequel to 2011’s impressive eponymous debut album - finally planned for release this coming April - along comes a taste of the future mixed with some dusty tape-box exhumations.  Although billed as an EP, this collection sprawls out to album-length across its eleven tracks.  With the title-track loaded … [Read more...]

Fourth Album from Argentine trio Las Kellies

Argentinian trio Las Kellies releases Total Exposure via Fire Records "Melting Ice": https://soundcloud.com/firerecords/las-kellies-melting-ice Fire Records recently released the new studio album from fiery Argentine trio Las Kellies. Total Exposure is their fourth long-player and features special guest appearances from the likes of … [Read more...]

Ummagma – “Rotation”

For a band that released their first tracks only last year, Ummagma have established a significant presence in the Dreampop world. The Canadian-Ukranian duo of Shauna Mclarnon and Alex Kretov recently had one of their tracks remixed by Cocteau Twin Robin Guthrie and their latest single release "Rotation" shows exactly why they are emerging as one … [Read more...]

The Lemonheads – Lovey & Car Button Cloth (deluxe reissues)

In the slipstream of Fire's recent deluxe versions of the band’s TAANG!-era releases comes Edsel reissues from The Lemonheads’ catalogue on Atlantic Records.  With 1993’s classic It’s A Shame About Ray and 1993’s charming Come On Feel The Lemonheads not being part of this additional campaign - due to licensing issues - the focus falls upon the … [Read more...]

EP and Video from Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy

Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy New EP Out Now The Lorelei EP is available now from iTunes, CDBaby and amazon The EP includes three previously unreleased remixes plus "Don't Forget Me" which appeared on the bonus disc edition of the recent Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy album You Are Everything. Tracklisting: 1. Lorelei 2. … [Read more...]

Recent Calhoun EP Release

  Calhoun formed in the summer of 2006 during a series of recording sessions that lead vocalist and chief songwriter at the time, Tim Locke, was working on for an as yet untitled project. These sessions turned into a self titled debut album, simply called Calhoun. Two years of touring across the Midwest and East Coast followed before the … [Read more...]

perth – What’s Your Utopia?

Why the lower case 'p'? perth are actually from the Australian city of Perth, several of them are sometime members of Apricot Rail, and their nearest neighbors are Tame Impala, of whom many of you will have heard. But why, as another reviewer has pointed out, are perth so evasive regarding their online presence? Type the word 'perth' into your … [Read more...]