Album of the Week: The Dig – “Electric Toys”

Artist: The Dig Album: “Electric Toys” Release Date: June 8 For Fans Of: The Strokes, The Walkmen Featured Track: “You’re Already Gone” This may be the first time you’ve heard of The Dig but it definitely won’t be the last. Mark my words, these guys are going to be huge.  The debut LP from the […]

Digital Leather – Yes, Please. Thank You.

Artist: Digital Leather Album: Yes, Please. Thank You. Release Date: July 25, 2012 Hails From: Featured Track: “Mountains Are Dreaming” This is the next album I’m going to indoctrinate on my little boy just so I can hear him say the album title. A voluntary please and thank you now and then would be mighty […]

Dig For Fire Episode: Black Lips

more about “Black Lips“, posted with vodpod   The Black Lips have a new album, 200 Million Thousand, coming out February 24. Listen to the single, ‘Starting Over‘.  The notorious, ever-touring bunch will be back in San Francisco April 30 at The Great American Music Hall.  In the meantime, enjoy this new DigForFire episode. ‘Starting Over‘: is live!

A long time ago, I posted some great clips from the beta site of this project,  It’s like a compilation of little music documentaries from all of your favorite indie rock bands. The production quality is stunning.  And it’s finally live.  Go check it out and get lost in their library of great videos.  […]

One to Watch:

My 3 year old is obsessed with The Duke Spirit and their lead singer Liela Moss. Every day he practices singing his favorite Duke Spirit songs into his microphone and playing his tambourine – ‘just like Liela’. Part of his self-prescribed training involves intently studying all of The Duke Spirit videos available on YouTube. They […]

My Top 25 Albums of 2010

Artist: Deerhunter Album: Halcyon Digest Track: “Desire Lines” Artist: Tame Impala Album: Innerspeaker Track: “Vital Signs” Artist: New Mexico (formally Apes of Wrath) Album: Have You Met My Friend? Track: “Abused and Amused” Artist: Ty Segall Album: Melted Track: “Imaginary Person” Artist: Lower Dens Album: Twin Hand Movement Track: “A Dog’s Dick” Artist: Future Islands Album: In the Evening Air Track: “As I Fall” Artist: The Radio Dept. Album: Clinging to a Scheme Track: […]

My Favorite Albums of 2010 So Far

Tame Impala – Innerspeaker “Vital Signs” Future Islands – In The Evening Air “As I Fall” The Dig – Electric Toys “You’re Already Gone” Phantogram – Eyelid Movies “When I’m Small” The Joy Formidable – A Balloon Called Moaning “Austere” Caribou – Swim “Odessa” Local Natives – Gorilla Manor “Sun Hands” Twin Tigers – Gray Waves “Everyday” Ty […]