Listen to Kurt Vile cover Tom Petty, plus new songs by Hookworms (Luke Abbott remix), Richard Ashcroft, Gerard Way with Mindless Self Indulgence's Jimmy Urine, Touche Amore, Street Sects, Buke & Gase, and more.
This week in the Indie Basement: some long-overdue Teenage Fanclub vinyl reissues, the return of Australian post-punk/proto-grunge band The Scientists, a new EP from Melbourne's Fall-esque The Shifters, a great new EP from UK band Ulrika Spacek (who will tour North America this fall), plus Montreal's very fun Anemone, and a great new Amber Arcades single.
Thursday night (11/16) in Montreal was cold and rainy/snowy, that yucky "wintery mix" that is not so fun to be out in. On the plus side, I saw one of the best new things I've seen at M for Montreal in a while...or NYC for that matter. Corridor are the kind of band I'm prone to like, drawing influences from the warped pop of the post-punk era...
Among the just-announced acts are Andrew WK, Basement, Boy Harsher, The Dwarves, Moon King, Mothers, Palm, Porches, Pure Bathing Culture, Shame, and Tancred. SXSW Music Festival happens March 12 - 18 in Austin, TX.
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