The Matinee January 27th Edition includes six new tracks to get you through your week. We have 2 artists from the UK, one from Canada and the rest from the US. Our mix includes indie pop rock, punk-garage rock, psych rock and indie rock.
FalseHeads – “Steal And Cheat” (East London, UK)
False Heads are from London and we shared one of their tracks titled “Twentynothing” last spring. Falseheads are Luke Griffiths, Jake Elliott and Barney Nash. “Steal and Cheat” is an awesome track which showcases the trio’s perfect blend of punk and garage influenced rock.
False Heads have a new EP coming this year and they also have a brand new video for “Steal and Cheat”, which you can check out here.
Flowers – “Bitter Pill” (London, UK)
The London based trio is creating perfectly melodic pop songs. They recently released “Bitter Pill” from their upcoming album. The single has a laid back vibe with a bit of melancholy woven throughout. The sweet lyrics from Rachel Kenedy continue to draw you closer and keep you mesmerized throughout each new song Flowers’ creates.
Ghostplay – “New Monday” (Sacramento, USA)
Ghostplay is a Sacramento based trio who recently released their EP, 33 last year. The EP is a great collection of five tracks you need to hear. You can get the EP digitally via their bandcamp page.
“New Monday” is the lead single from the EP and has awesome post punk vibes mixed in with awesome 80s new wave undertones. Ghostplay is comprised of Jason – Vocals/Keys/Guitar Leticia – Guitar/Vocals and Mando – Drums.
Golden Daze – “Low” (Los Angeles, USA)
Golden Daze is creating some shoegazey inspired psych rock that we can’t get enough of. “Low” is from their upcoming album and we look forward to hearing more from this LA based duo. Even though some parts of the world are stuck straight in the middle of winter, this track should thaw your soul out as it’s seeping with warmth and will be the track to spin on a perfect sunny day.
Golden Daze are Ben Schwab and Jacob Loeb. Their self-titled album will be released on February 19 via Autumn Tone Records.
Radiation City – “Milky White” (Portland, USA)
“Milky White” is an awesome new track from Portland’s Radiation City. The track is oozing with 60s psych vibes with memorable and catchy indie pop. We look forward to their newest release next month and the band is also currently on tour, dates are listed on their website.
The track is on Radiation City’s forthcoming album, Synesthetica, which will be released on February 12th via Polyvinyl Records. Radiation City are Cameron Spies, Elisabeth Ellison, Randy Bemrose, Patti King, and Dasha Shleyeva.
The Wet Secrets – “I Can Swing A Hammer” (Edmonton, Canada)
The Wet Secrets have a super memorable new track with “I Can Swing A Hammer”. The track is vibrant, hooky and one you keep listening to over and over again. Their Facebook description is an awesome description of their sound which is: Like if The Stranglers got into a burrito fight with The B-52’s, egged on by Herb Alpert and refereed by The Flaming Lips.
The song is from The Wet Secrets’ forthcoming EP, I Can Live Forever, which is out now via Six Shooter Records. The Wet Secrets are Lyle Bell (bass/lead vocals), Trevor Anderson (drums/vocals), Kim Rackel (trumpet/vocals), Emma Frazier (trombone/vocals), Paul Arnusch (keys/congas/vocals), and Christan Maslyk (saxophone/timbales/vocals).