• Indie,  Laid Back

    Song for Zula, new from Phosphorescent

    “Some songs just feel like home.” Commenters on YouTube (and the internet in general) can be a wicked, often ignorable bunch – but in this case, Youtube user RMBRKFLD is spot on. Phosphorescent’s brand new single, “Song For Zula” latches…

  • Indie

    Christopher Owens announces ‘Lysandre’

    Christopher Owens, the heart, mind, body and soul behind San Francisco’s Girls, decided to leave (and effectively disssolve) the group back in July with an announcement on Twitter (One, Two, and Three). Thankfully, the creative juices are still flowing, and…

  • Indie,  Rock

    Band of Horses ‘Mirage Rock’ due Sept 18th

    Another killer album cover from Band of Horses. I was excited to read the band’s Facebook post tonight announcing the new album, Mirage Rock, which is due September 18th. They’ve also unearthed the new single, “Knock Knock,” complete with a…

  • Indie

    Girls! Father, Son, Holy Ghost

    Sometimes an album comes along that covers you like a warm blanket. There’s no rhyme or reason to it really, it just feels right. You carry it around with you, playing it every chance you get. It’s not just a…

  • Indie

    Cults at ACL

    I couldn’t make it to ACL this past weekend, but thanks to the Youtube webcast, I caught a number of acts from the comfort of my office chair. One of the bands new to me was Cults, who performed on…

  • Indie

    Yuck!

    Yuck Yuck Yuck. The last couple of weeks, everywhere I turn it seems I’m hearing about Yuck! Well, this is Ickmusic, so it’s only right that I give Yuck a chance… I listened to their new record on my run a…