Saturday 22 October 2011

Five For Free #22

Little Racer - Little Racer

Good old Brooklyn spits out another great new band. Little Racer recorded their first EP last year and have recently been picked up by the excellent UK label Young And Lost Club, who will shortly be releasing the trio's debut single. Their sound is a rich tapestry of "surf-indie-motown-pop" and is pretty impressive for a three-piece. They don't seem short of ides either. 

Little Racer - Little Racer by thebluewalrus

Free download:Little Racer

Little Racer on bandcamp

A Classic Education - Baby, It's Fine

Jonathan Clancy must be a busy man. The Italy based Canadian has just released a split single with Shimmering Stars under his solo guise of His Clancyness and is following it the debut album from his band A Classic Education. 'Call It Blazing' is out Monday and is full of lovable, ramshackle guitar-pop goodness. Download 'Baby, It's Fine' and see for yourself.

A Classic Education - Baby, It's Fine by A Classic Education

Free download: Baby It's Fine

A Classic Education's website

Buy the album.

DZ Deathrays - Gebbie Street

Australians DZ Deathrays are currently making waves in the UK. They're appearing on this year's NME tour and also stopping off at the SWN Festival. Recent single 'Gebbie Street' straddles the mid-point between dance and rock in the same way that Death From Above 1979 did, with crunching guitars and four-to-the-floor beats.

DZ Deathrays - Gebbie St by Humming Records

DZ Deathrays on bandcamp

Buy the single.

Gospel Music - This Town Doesn't Have Enough Bars For The Both Of Us 

This coming week will see the release of 'How To Get To Heaven From Jacksonville, Fl', the debut album from Gospel Music. Taken from it is the excellent lo-fi shuffle of 'This Town Doesn't Have Enough Bars For The Both Of Us'. With titles this long it's no surprise to learn that Gospel Music is the side project of Black Kids bassist Owen Holmes.

Free download: This Town Doesn't Have Enough Bars For The Both Of Us

Gospel Music's website

Buy the album.

The New Tigers - Pocketful Of Sand

Thanks to our sister blog The Found Of Confusion, this morning was spent listening to tracks from the self-titled debut album by Finnish Quartet The New Tigers which was released last month. They specialise in fuzzy, shoegazey indie-pop of the highest order. Hit the arrow below to get a free download of the epic 'Pocketful Of Sand'.

The New Tigers : Pocketful Of Sand by Soliti

The New Tigers on Myspace

Buy the album.

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