Tag: The Black Angels

The Black Angels – ‘Death Song’ (album review)

The Black Angels – ‘Death Song’ (album review)

In 2004, just as Austin, Texas emerged as the mecca of indie music, a new band formed that would change the landscape. Taking their name from Velvet Underground’s underrated classic hit, “The Black Angels’ Death Song”, The Black Angels built a cult reputation for their stoner-heavy, ’70s-inspired, psychedelic-garage rock before breaking through in 2010 with Phosphene Dream. Pulverizing is the best way […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.14

Weekend Showcase 3.14

The Weekend Showcase 3.14 edition is arguably our most “thoughtful” playlist we’ve created, as nearly half the songs deal with serious and timely subjects. Hear 52 songs by artists from 13 countries, including: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, the United States, and Wales. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles […]

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The Matinee April 13th

The Matinee April 13th

After yesterday’s Melodic Tonic offered six easy, breezy numbers, we’ve opted to turn up the decibels several notches on The Matinee April 13th edition. There are three smooth, low-key tunes, but for the most part you want to get ready to either move or have your face melted. The Black Angels – “Half Believing” (Austin, USA) RIYL: The Black Lips, […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.11

Weekend Showcase 3.11

Another week and another great seven days of new music from around the globe. The Weekend Showcase 3.11 edition has decidedly international flavor with three-fifths of the artists coming from outside the USA. Fifty-two songs occupy the mega-playlist, and the artists represent 14 countries, including: The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. […]

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The Matinee March 23rd

The Matinee March 23rd

The Matinee March 23rd once again features nine songs, and each one will intrigue you in different ways. Some will make you laugh while others will have you thinking about your place in the world. Whatever you’re feeling like today, hopefully the mini-playlist will satisfy your mood.   Perfume Genius – “Slip Away” (Seattle, USA) RIYL: Arcade Fire, Future Islands, […]

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SXSW Picks – 3/16

SXSW Picks – 3/16

It’s Wednesday and the official showcases get harder to choose between one or the other from this day forward. There are more day shows to choose from as well. Today we have even more bands that cross a myriad of genres and locations. Today we will get right to it. If you need a few tips, check out our post […]

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Mundo Musique: The Black Angels Release “Clear Lake Forest”

Mundo Musique: The Black Angels Release “Clear Lake Forest”

When The Black Angels released their debut LP in 2006, they were envisioned by some as forerunners of the psychedelic rock revival, and they cemented that status with 2010’s Phosphene Dream, which heightened their popularity among indie and mainstream music listeners. However, in the past four years, in particular the last two, the landscape has changed significantly with the emergence […]

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Weekend Stream (July 25): Jenny Lewis, Shabazz Palaces, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Black Angels, and Bear In Heaven

Weekend Stream (July 25): Jenny Lewis, Shabazz Palaces, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Black Angels, and Bear In Heaven

Here’s your weekly weekend stream for July 25, which includes some of the most highly-anticipated albums of the year. Click on the music provider for the stream. Jenny Lewis returns with her first solo album in six years, Voyager. Stream it on CBC Music and NPR. The innovative and boundary pushing R&B / hip-hop artist, Shabazz Palaces, returns with Lese Majesty. NPR […]

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