Saturday, 26 January 2013

Five For Free #151

Milk Music - I've Got A Wild Feeling


There was considerable hype for a few weeks last year when Washington's Milk Music released their acclaimed 'Beyond Living' EP and set out for some very well received shows. It's been a bit quiet since then, but expect it all to kick off again soon. 'I've Got A Wild Feeling' is their tremendous, grungy new single and precedes their album 'Cruise Your Illusion' on April 2nd.



Milk Music's website

Catch them live:

3/9 - Monterrey, Mexico - NRML Festival
3/15 - Seattle, WA - Black Lodge*
3/16 - Vancouver, WA - Biltmore Cabaret*
3/17 - Olympia, WA - Northern*
3/18 - Portland, OR - Star Theater*
3/20 - Reno, NV - The Holland Show Space at Rainshadow*
3/23 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill*
*with Gun Outfit





Gentlemen Hall - Sail Into The Sun


Boston band Gentlemen Hall have chosen the wort possible time to release one of the most summery tracks you're likely to hear all year. It's not even like they've got the excuse of being from the southern hemisphere. Still, how can we complain about a piece of euphoric alt-pop as cheery and contagious as this? If you want more then you'll be pleased to know that a new album is "in the works".



Gentlemen Hall's website

Buy the single





Dog Bite - Native America


Ahead of hitting the road in support of Toro Y Moi, Georgia native Phil Jones gives us a free download of the third single from his debut album as Dog Bite, 'Velvet Changes'. 'Native America' is an excellently well put together piece of dreampop that takes you back to the mistier end of the shoegaze wave of 1991. We're expecting a breakthrough from this guy before too long.



Dog Bite's website

For our review of the album, more tracks streaming, tour dates and buy link head here





Glimpse Trio - Holiday


From Oakland, California are Glimpse Trio who have just released their self-titled album for free download via their Bandcamp page. The album mixes various guitar influences from lo-fi to punk to indie to alt-rock. There are ten tracks there for nothing so it's worth heading over and picking them up. As a little sample of what to expect here's the sprightly 'Holiday'.


Glimpse Trio's website

Stream or download the album





The Disraeli Gears - Hieroglyphs 


Splitting their time between London and Leeds are The Disraeli Gears who follow-up their debut single 'Skeleton' with another fine piece of alt-rock called Hieroglyphs, once again it's free to download. A smart and brooding number, this track makes great use of the atmospherics you can create with different guitar techniques and a strong female vocal.


The Disraeli Gears' website

Buy the single





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