Amazing Baby – Infinite Fucking Cross Featuring ex-members of Stylophone, Lions & Tigers, Nebula, and the Heavy Hands, NYC-bred rockers Amazing Baby drench their atmospheric rockers in ’70s-style theatricality, simultaneously courting the sound of old-school sliders like Bowie and new-school no-goodniks like MGMT.Preview| Download the Record
Various Artists – Ghostly Swim In this adult Swim/ Ghostly International collab, upstart elctro-indikins School of Seven Bells drop tunes next to the likes of Matthew Dear and FLYamSAM (a collab bewteen Flying Lotus and SAMIYAM). Avant-leaning electro has never sound so damn dancable. Preview| Download the Record
Matt Pond PA – The Freeep Never the slouch, long-running indie institution Matt Pond PA ushered out 2008 with an free, album-length EP. The band’s mid-tempo output remains as endearing as ever, precious Americana-tinged pop entrenched in earnest lyrics and and even more earnest riffage. Preview | Download the Record
The Static – Audio Art Supplement 1979 In between fronting No Wave legends Theoretical Girls and composing his landmark guitar symphonies, legendary guitarist Glenn Branca clipped feedback as a member of avant-punk act the Static. This Ubuweb-unearthed in-studio session is enough to make any Sonic Youth go gaga. Preview| Download the Record
Dooey Decibel – Adult Sleepover As Dooey Decibel, illustrator/video artist/laptopper Chirs Smith mashes Casio-style electronics with bright, resonant breakbeats and toy-shop harmonics. On Adult Sleepover, the uplifting result is a series of buoyant, modestly rendered bedroom bangers. Preview| Download the Record
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