There's no exact way of knowing how many songs are released in a day. Whether it be an eighteen second kazoo ditty on Soundcloud, or a Hypem track with 4 hearts, all music deserves a shot. Even on an independent blog like Earmilk, it's impossible to cover every band/song/remix worth listening too. That's why Straight From the Teet is back, and this time…IT'S DAILY! My name is Logan (aka Running) and I will be curating Earmilk's newest old feature, highlighting three up-and-coming artists from three different genres, so sit back and enjoy some good-old-fashioned, non-pasteurized, Earmilk. Drink it fast though, because I'll be coming back tomorrow with more…
If you enjoy drum-driven indie rock á la The Walkmen's "Rat" then We Were Promised Jetpacks' newest single "Act On Impulse" is right for you. It's the debut track off their upcoming sophomore effort In The Pit Of The Stomach, which is expected to drop October 3 via Fat Cat Records. With a huge build-up, exuberant drumming, and chunky bass riffs, this song has enormous potential. Show it some love.
(P.S. Check WWPJ's hype video, they look absolutely insane live)
I'm super excited about the direction psychedelic music is taking. Tyler Bohrnstedt (aka The Vliets) is a one man project out of Dallas who has been consistently releasing stellar tracks that encompass a wide variety of sub-genres and influences. You hear every great band from the 60's and 70's in the work Tyler does. He just finished recording an eponymous debut EP and is expected to release a full of the album by late-summer/early-fall, so keep checking SFTT.
The Vliets (EP)
It's time for some more of that feel good, lo-fi, summer make-out music. Arrange has been releasing Records pretty regularly since last July, and it's been fun watching his music evolve and progress from the ultra washed-out, noise-pop feel of Two (his debut release) to the more contained and accesible ambient vibe that he has going on in Plantation (his latest release). If you put all the ambient bands I've featured so far in a blender, this is probably what would come out. Happy listening.
Selections from Quiet State (Jan, 2011)
Selections from Paper Parts (Nov, 2010)
Selections from Two (Jul, 2010)
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