SOLAI Debuts Single on CMJ

SOLAI_WhiteWallSOLAI’s single “Islands in the Sun” premiered on CMJ! Check it out here.

The single is off of his upcoming self-titled EP out September 30.

SOLAI was born under the sunshine and palm trees of Los Angeles. Five laid-back indie pop songs were carefully crafted by Chris Pope, in his backyard shed and Silver Lake studio. “Islands in the Sun” drips in a tropical summer heat giving optimism even to its stranded desert island castaway. Voluptuous and airy, the sounds of SOLAI keep you on an endless vacation.

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Stream Community Radio’s New Single via Gold Flake Paint


Australia’s Community Radio have graced us with a brand new single entitled “Sick In The Car”.  Formed in 2010, its safe to say that we can add these Aussie’s to the ever-growing list of great slacker rock groups to roll out of the Outback in the last few years.  “Sick In The Car” is part of a 7″ release out next Monday, September 8 on Tenorio Cotobade but you can stream the track now on Gold Flake Paint.

Backwords Share New Track & Announce Album Release Show via Brooklyn Vegan


Brooklyn Vegan shared the opening track to Backwords‘ upcoming album Nest, which is out September 16th via Campers’ Rule. Stream “I’m Not Lying” here. The single follows “Gloria”, which debuted earlier this month.

The band has announced a hometown record release show in Brooklyn at Baby’s All Right on September 20th. The bill also includes Wild Yaks, Dead Stars, and Radical Dads, and copies of a limited-edition cassette of the album will be given out for free with entry. Tickets are available here. Check the poster below:


Raindeer’s “This Is Rock N’ Roll” premiered on Under the Radar

Raindeer BalloooonListen to a brand new track from Raindeer titled “This Is Rock N’ Roll”. It premiered on Under The Radar here!

Raindeer was formed in Baltimore, MD in 2010 originally as a solo project of Charlie Hughes. After self releasing the first self titled EP, Charlie was joined by a 5 piece band. After extensive shows and touring, Raindeer has shifted into a more collaborative project. Raindeer are currently preparing to release their new album titled “You Look Smashing”.


Backwords Premieres “Gloria” on The Deli

Backwords blends modern psychedelics with folk-rock, 60s-pop and a myriad other sonic surprises. Like a bluebird fluttering through the prairie, Backwords delivers gentle, lazy melodies that stick to the tongue and cannot be forgotten. And like a vigilant hawk nesting atop a New York City skyscraper, there is a fury—a swooping darker underside that Backwords is not hesitant to embody – be it in lyrical cynicism, primal growl, or feedbacking improvisations.  In between sun-drenched, flowery pop melodies, freak-outs are always welcomed.  Check out the premiere of their latest single here