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Providence's Daniel Patrick Talbot plays at AS220 on 3/4

One may not quite be able to discern what Providence’s Daniel Patrick Talbot is saying in his fuzzy guitar tracks but it doesn’t really matter; these messily pretty songs intrigue with their very refusal to be obvious. On “Hollywood” (streaming below), which sounds like a jagged anthem for the deranged, for instance, Talbot mentions that his “body is a lamp/like the factories,” conjuring disturbing yet undeniably compelling imagery. “Accumaliting 2,” which sounds like a mix of Ratatat and Future Punx, similarly obliterates conventional sense yet compels with its jumpy darkness. Daniel Patrick Talbot plays at AS220 in Providence, Rhode Island on 3/4. – Zach Weg 

The Lemons

The Lemons have released their full-length Burger Records debut, Hello, We're The Lemons. As with the other Burger Records releases, this a fun mixture of surf, garage, and bubblegum pop. The first 14 tracks of this release came out in 2014 on Gnar Tapes, but the next 14 tacks are newer and include their 2015 single "Judey". The band celebrated the release with a free show last night, Feb. 14th at Chicago's Bric A Brac Records

Buy Leche's Two New Drunk Southern Punk Tracks, Get Your Butt Licked for Free

Lookin' for some real Texas-ass punk shit? Give this new two-tracker from Austin's Leche a few minutes to thrash yer brains up all nice and scrambly. It's some grumbling, don't care about nothin' DIY bluespunk glory; real drunk Southern madman music the way you want it to be (and rarely get), and it's fun as fuck. As Leche themselves say, “GEt your Butz REady To Spend the Next 4 Minutes In Heaven” by clicking yon play button below and, if you're so inclined (wink wink, nudge nudge), the band says they'll “meet you down Buttlick Alley between Beerland and Sidewinder for one heck of a time” if you send them a few old fashioned, green “American Dollers™”/for the download. Texas punk and buttlicks? A hard bargain to turn down, if you ask us.


Big Feelings to open Hey Lover premiere show TONIGHT

Say you're interested in checking out what's happening in new music across the nation, then you can turn on any Top 40 station and be incredibly disappointed. Yet, if you are interested in what's really going on in music, then look no further than a few blocks away from wherever you are in town - at Portland's underground music scene. Our city is notorious for its eclectic scene and it's still true that the average Joe (or Jolene) can go out on a Tuesday night and find an act that's definitely worth seeing for $5 or less. Surprisingly, this really does still happen in PDX despite the number of amazing venues shutting their doors due to rent hikes, condos popping up all over town, and food carts closing down in place of new high rise construction.

If you are looking for a little taste of what PDX was like before it turned into condo-central, then check out the Portland based band, Big Feelings. Their upbeat and lo-fi sound is reminiscent of Camera Obscura, Beat Happening, Magnetic Fields, etc. They're opening up Hey Lover's video premiere show (along with White Glove) Thursday, February 11th, at The Know. The band's creations are a result of candid, "living room" style collaboration that have been going on for what seems like years. Having three writers who collaborate effortlessly is what gives this group the ability to put each story through their own DIY filter; resulting in music that emphasizes simplicity and the kind of lo-fi grooves that really set the tone for an evening of hanging with your buds and slamming some Old Germans in one of Portland's hole-in-the-wall dive bars. You can check out Big Feelings' newest single, "Making Faces," below and be sure to get out and see these guys (and gal) tonight at the Know!

-D.T. Barkness

Mr. Bones' share new single, "12"

We're fans of Mr. Bones at the Deli. Who wouldn't be? We covered their debut cassette back in February of last year and the first single they shared from their upcoming sophomore effort, due one year after their debut at the end of February. Bites is dropping on the 26th on Good Cheer Records, with the first track off it, "12," premiering on Paste a few days ago. "12" is reminiscent of alternative indie rock from the late 90's mixed with their already addictive lo-fi fuzz pop. It's either a song about love or a song about confusion, but either way, it's a song to be enjoyed. Listen below.

-Cervante Pope


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