New Live Guided By Voices Performances

For me, two of the most important bands of the 90s were Pavement and Guided By Voices.  Pavement has already started touring, and even played Fallon and Colbert, and now Guided By Voices have returned to the stage and are playing together. Last night the band played at the Palladium Showroom in Dallas and played two hours worth of classic …

pkelly94New Live Guided By Voices Performances

Video: Local Natives- Wide Eyes

[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.969749&w=425&h=350&fv=mediaId%3Da65cb946f59946a5b17138ab458d0cee%26adConfigurationChannelId%3Df41db15d64b449eaa0064d5529d83f23%26%3Dtrue%26defaultQuality%3DHD] Fantastic video for a fantastic song.  The video follows a person trying to deal with an evil shark who follows him everywhere.  The band members also make appearances in the video so watch out for them. -PK

pkelly94Video: Local Natives- Wide Eyes

G-Eazy – Waspy (Feat. Tennis)

When I first listened to Tennis’ blissful track, “Marathon”, the thought of someone flipping it into a rap beat and dropping lines like “Her booty ain’t that fat, but her wallet is”over it never crossed my mind.  Though, surprisingly enough, with a second set of drums thrown on, “Marathon” works pretty well as a rap beat.  G-Eazy probably isn’t the …

tccarr14G-Eazy – Waspy (Feat. Tennis)

Deerhunter – He Would Have Laughed

This is a song off of Deerhunter’s recent album Halcyon Digest, which, for me, was one of the most refreshing releases of the year.  As the indie world is being engulfed by synthed out lo-fi bands, some good and some terrible, Deerhyunter chose not to jump onto this trend.  Halcyon Digest is accoustic (at least relatively), and not necessarily experimental …

tccarr14Deerhunter – He Would Have Laughed

The Roots and John Legend Cover Wake Up

The Roots have steadily been gaining my attention as they continue to collaborate with great independent artists.  They share a love for Dirty Projectors and now they have worked with John Legend to produce this great cover.  Although this lacks the pure energy and intensity of Arcade Fire’s version it is still cool to see this cross blending of genres. …

pkelly94The Roots and John Legend Cover Wake Up

Kanye West – Lost In The World (Feat. Bon Iver)

I’m still not used to the fact that Bon Iver and Kanye West make music together.  Every time I hear Justin Vernon’s voice come in a Kanye song I go into minor shock, not to say that it doesn’t work well.  I wasn’t sure about the collaboration when I heard Vernon’s part in “Monster”, but on this track the two …

tccarr14Kanye West – Lost In The World (Feat. Bon Iver)

Album Review: No Age- Everything In Between

California noise-rockers No Age hit gold with their 2008 album Nouns.  Nouns is a masterpiece of noise-rock and punk-rock that captured the feel of an entire scene with its love for experimentation, aggression and volume.  No Age is back with their third full-length Everything in Between.  Check out my full review after the jump.

pkelly94Album Review: No Age- Everything In Between