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Jose Gonzalez – Leaf Off/The Cave

Seven years between albums feels like an eternity, but folk rocker Jose Gonzalez has managed to stay busy with side band JUNIP and soundtrack appearances. It certainly helps your staying power when hits like “Down The Line” and Gonzalez’ cover of The Knife’s “Heartbeats” feel timeless. The wait for a new solo album is nearly […]

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Junip – Your Life, Your Call

I had been pining for Jose Gonzalez to hurry up and start releasing new solo material, but each of these Junip joints have been better than the last. Stream and FREE DOWNLOAD “Your Life, Your Call” below. The uplifting, no regrets track hums with reverb, a slick bassline and of course, Gonzalez’ mesmerizing vocals. Look […]

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Junip – Line of Fire

While we all pine for another the follow-up to Jose Gonzalez‘s In Our Nature (seriously, what is better than “Down the Line“?), at least Mr. Gonzalez hasn’t left us totally hanging. His quality side-project Junip has two EP and a full album since 2010 and just announced another LP, Junip. The first single was teased […]

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Thursday Linkage: Janelle Monae, Junip, ACL and more

A) Janelle Monae stopped by David Letterman last night. I’m pretty sure you’ll be seeing her a lot more on television this year. Pick up Janelle Monae – The Archandroid here. B) I mentioned Jose Gonzalez’s group project Junip a few weeks ago. In anticipation for the release of their upcoming EP, the band is […]

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Thursday Linkage: Janelle Monae, Jose Gonzalez, RAC/Temper Trap and more

A) You might have seen me mention on Twitter, my anticipation for Janelle Monae’s set at Criminal Records on Record Store Day. It was a brief set, but worth the wait. See her rendition of “Tightrope” below. Pre-order Janelle Monae’s The ArchAndroid here (like I did). B) A few summers ago, you probably heard me […]

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Florida Bound: Kate Nash, eLZhi, MGMT and more links

I’m head to South Florida for a few days, but here are a few links to keep you busy in the meantime: A) Kate Nash is back with her 2nd album, My Best Friend Is You will be released on April 19th. The first single is “Doo Wah Do” and it sounds like, well Kate […]

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2007 Wrap-Up: 10 Tracks in 2007

I feel like I might be shooting myself in the foot by neglecting some songs, but as far as I can remember, these were my favorites. Feel free to let me know of any suggestions. #10 Emmy the Great “Two Steps Forward” While 2008 will likely bring Emmy the Great to the masses, she started […]