2 posts categorized "power pop"

05/25/2010

Friends Electric - Wall Of Arms (new video!)

Last week, I dished out Friends Electric's catchy new tune, Wall Of Arms, with the promise that when they released the video for the track, I'd write something in a more proper fashion regarding the song. Well, beasts, here we are with the newly unveiled visuals...so get ready to read. Or not. Your choice. Either way, the clip is here and the clip is rad.

 

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Wall Of Arms sees a proper release via Self Raising Records on June 14 (pre-order here). Friends Electric have quickly, and rightfully so, made a name for themselves in a fickle blog-world. After songs like Music For the People and Give Me Chills entered our playlistings earlier this year, they've kept the buzz aplenty with big bangin' remixes for the likes of Penguin Prison, Ellie Goulding and Kelis.

 

The new single is a steady slice of power-pop with twinkling splashes and a one-two one-two one-two drumming sequence that just begs listeners to start dancing.

 

As for the video? It's neat, casual and a bit Four Rooms' poster vibey, eh? I dig it. And boys in black-and-white striped shirts...oh, that gets me every time. So keep that up lads!

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mp3: Friends Electric - Wall Of Arms (Friends Electric Remix)

mp3: Night Bus - Be You (Friends Electric Remix)


05/19/2010

Miniature Tigers and Free Energy Play Bowery Ballroom on May 29

By way of Phoenix, the now Brooklyn-based Miniature Tigers sync up with Philly lads, Free Energy, for a night of rad tunes rooted in power, pop and precision. Beginning next week, the two bands will hit the States on a 10-city tour, which covers everything from Texas straight to our Eastern shores.

 

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Gearing up for their sophomore album, Fortress (July 27), Miniature Tigers hit the road to preview the super slices of awesome held within the disc. Snagging skills from Neon Indian and Morning Benders, the lads have also recently released the Alan Palomo-produced Gold Skull. You can eat up the mp3 below.

 

Next weekend, the bands come through Bowery Ballroom. Do your ears a favor and get yourt ticket game on at this link. All tour dates below.

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May 26 - Middle East - Cambridge, MA

May 27 - The Space - Hamden, CT
May 28 - First Unitarian Church - Philadelphia, PA
May 29 - Bowery Ballroom - New York, NY
May 30 - Rock and Roll Hotel - Washington DC
June 1 - Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC
June 2 - Snug harbor - Charlotte, NC
June 3 - The Star Bar - Atlanta, GA
June 5 - Eleanor Tinsley Park - Houston, TX
June 6 - Cine El Rey Theater - McAllen, TX

 

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mp3: Miniature Tigers - Mamma Mia (ABBA Cover)

mp3: Miniature Tigers - Gold Skull

 


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