Alpine

Celebrate Brooklyn! announces 2013 line-up (Big Boi, Calexico, Dan Deacon, Waterboys, Mavis Staples, TMBG + more)
Celebrate Brooklyn! announces 2013 line-up (Big Boi, Calexico, Dan Deacon, Waterboys, Mavis Staples, TMBG + more)
Sigur Ros at @ Celebrate Brooklyn! 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield) We've known about a few Celebrate Brooklyn! shows already (Belle & Sebastian / Yo La Tengo, The Roots with Jim James, Beck), but festival has announced their full 2013 schedule which includes Big Boi, Amadou & Miriam, Calexico, Mavis Staples, Cody Chesnutt, Os Mutantes, The Waterboys, Jamie Lidell / Dan Deacon, and They Might Be Giants...
Dune Rats working on new EP, coming to the US for tour (download a song & watch them smoke weed in its video)
Dune Rats working on new EP, coming to the US for tour (download a song & watch them smoke weed in its video)
DOWNLOAD: Dune Rats - "Red Light, Green Light" (MP3) Speaking of Australia, Brisbane fuzz rock duo Dune Rats (aka Danny Beus and BC Michaels), who were one of Andy from Cake Shop's "21 Amazing Experience of 2012", surfaced with two EPs in 2011, Sexy Beach and Social Atoms, and they're planning to follow that with another EP, titled Smile, and eventually a debut full length at some point this year...
Alpine’s debut LP getting American release in 2013, playing SXSW, NYC (dates, streams)
Alpine’s debut LP getting American release in 2013, playing SXSW, NYC (dates, streams)
Australian sextet Alpine released their debut album, A is for Alpine, back in August in their native country. With crisp staccato rhythms, slinky bass and the honeyed vocals of Phoebe Baker and Lou James, it's bright, effervescent, danceable pop with at least three terrific singles -- "Villages," "Gasoline" and, especially, "Hands" -- all of which you can check out below in video form...