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Snowmine :: Dialects

January 29th, 2014 : Post by :: Categories
I can’t say enough good things about Snowmine‘s self-released sophomore album Dialects. And if you are a huge fanboy like myself, you may have noticed the album’s semi-secret early release on Spotify yesterday. From start to finish, I can honestly say I haven’t been this excited about an album in years. These guys are the real deal, and are as genuine as it gets. Dialects is a masterfully crafted expression from a band truly in it’s prime. If you’ve been following them closely, they’ve been prepping us for this album little by little for years. Below is a live performance of “Plans” that dates back to 2011, and above is a performance of “Further Along, Further Away” from earlier last year. Swing by the band’s Soundcloud page to hear the first two official singles from the album, “Columbus” and “Rome”. Set to release digitally on February 4th, you can swing by Snowmine.com to pre-order the album with your choice of a number of different packages (Kickstarter style) from digital, to LP, to a customized flashdrive designed by the band. However you hear it, be sure to listen to Dialects, it is a heavy contender for album of the year.

Tycho – “Montana”

January 22nd, 2014 : Post by :: Categories
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There’s alot of buzz surrounding Tycho‘s next release, his second LP for Ghostly International titled Awake. For those who follow this blog closely (or any indie music blog for that matter), surely you’ve heard the first single from this album that shares the same name (it was #1 on our list of top 10 electronic tracks of 2013). “Montana” is the second single released from this album, and with it we get to hear more so than ever before the evolution of Tycho from the solo project that it has been for the last 10 years to the three-piece band that it has become. The track features a heavy focus on drums and guitar melodies that weave in and out of the track eventually building to a satisfying apex, effectively elevating this album to the status over hear at Newdust of the most anticipated 2014 has in store for us (we’re pretty huge fanboys). The album is slotted to drop on March 18th, and you can pre-order your copy right now at the Ghostly International site.