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Song of the Day – Monday 10/25/2010 Sun Airway October 25, 2010

Sun Airway is a project from ex-A-Sides Patrick Marsceill and Jon Bathmus.  The band are scheduled to release their debut full-length album, Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier on 10/26/1010 and has drawn comparisons to Animal Collective‘s Merriweather Post Pavilion.  You can see Sun Airway open up for Bear in Heaven on 11/5/2010 at The Independent in San Francisco…

Sun Airway – Oh, Naoko




Song of the Day – Friday 5/7/2010 Crystal Castles May 7, 2010

Toronto’s electro-punk duo Crystal Castles are known for several things: crazy strobe-light shows, copyright infringements, violent fits on stage, last-minute gig cancellations, oh, and great music.

How producer/songwriter Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass are able to get away with their antics has much to do with the fact that they really do make great music, however, that too is debatable.  Their music has been described as, “the kind of music that you just want to follow like a cult, or hate, with every fibre of your being.”

Crystal Castles’s second self-titled album (we’ll call this one: Crystal Castles 2010) will drop on 5/24/2010.  They will also headline the HARD Summer Tour at the Fox Theater in Oakland on 8/6/2010 (let’s cross our fingers that they actually show up, and even more importantly, that they’ll be ballin’ not brawlin’ on stage)…

Crystal Castles – Celestica




Song of the Day – Monday 4/12/2010 MGMT April 12, 2010

Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, Brooklyn’s electro-pop duo, better known as MGMT have sold out both of their shows at the Fillmore.  But you’re in luck, as of this morning, the 5/29/2010 show at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium still has tix available.  Better hurry, this one is sure to sell out…


MGMT’s new album, Congratulations, drops tomorrow 4/13/2010.

MGMT- Flash Delirium




Song of the Day – Friday 2/19/2010 Ronika February 19, 2010

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Ronika, the British sugary-sweet dance-pop princess (not yet queen) has been compared to early Madonna and Gwen Stefani…the video for the song is just as adorably sugary-sweet, but to hear a little of the ‘disco sour’ check out her MySpace link below…

Ronika – Radio Love Love

Ronika’s EP ‘Do Or Die/Paper Scissors Stone’ will be released on 4/19/2010…check out her MySpace page and listen to the Madonna/Gwen/Kylie-esque ‘Wi Yoo’



Song of the Day – Thursday 2/11/2010 Harrys Gym February 11, 2010

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“Who gives a f**k about a possessive apostrophe?”  OK, maybe not as catchy as Vampire Weekend’s “Oxford Comma” but apparently Norwegian band, Harrys Gym (sans possessive apostrophe) don’t give a f**k…

Harrys Gym – Top of the Hill

Their second album is slated for release this Spring, get the latest updates here:




Song of the Day – Wednesday 2/10/2010 Two Door Cinema Club February 10, 2010

Northern Ireland answers the question: What would it sound like if Phoenix, Bloc Party, and Vampire Weekend had a three-headed baby?  Maybe something like this…

Two Door Cinema Club – I Can Talk

Currently on tour in Europe, get all the latest info here:



Song of the Day – Monday 2/1/2010 Penguin Prison February 1, 2010

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Unsigned one-man-band from New York, Chris Glover aka Penguin Prision…get your 80’s dance groove on…

Penguin Prison – A Funny Thing

If you’re down for Hot Chip, you’ll want to get more from Penguin Prision: