Coyote Clean Up

“Pollution Shampoo”

Deathbomb Arc has dropped (not literally) a compilation album of “pop-punk, cute lofi ballads, chillwave, and all around happiness.” It’s called 2010 CE, and you can order it here. FUCK YES.

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David Karsten Daniels & Fight The Big Bull

“The Funeral Bell”

David Karsten Daniels forthcoming album, I Mean To Live Here Still, is due sometime in the summer via FatCat. It’s a collaboration with “avant nine piece” Fight The Big Bull, which means: the Chocolate Grinder is interested, bitch!

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“Precision Auto” [live with Les Savy Fav’s Tim Harrington]

You’ve heard Superchunk’s “Precision Auto” before. You’ve also heard Les Savy Fav cover “Precision Auto” in concert and on SCORE! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Covers. But have you heard Superchunk perform “Precision Auto” live with Les Savy Fav’s Tim Harrington on vocals for Primavera Sound 2010??

A better audio (but worse video) version can be found here.

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Juan MacLean

“Feel So Good”

Juan MacLean’s DJ-KiCKS mix is a love letter to straight-up house music. It’s a driving, sweaty session thick with pumping keys, chunky drum-machine beats and chopped vocals. Recorded specifically for the mix, the Juan MacLean’s new single “Feel So Good” is a perfect distillation of that vibe.

That’s all copy-pasted, FYI.

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Small Black

“Bad Lover”

Small Black’s self-titled EP was released late last month on Jagjaguwar, the working man’s label. I don’t know why I said that.

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