Friday, March 06, 2015

New Entry: Winter Unveil New Single "Someone Like You"

L.A. based shoegaze/dream pop band Winter have unveiled their new catchy single "Someone Like You".

The song is taken from their upcoming debut album 'Supreme Blue Dream', due out next Tuesday (March 10) via Echo Park label Lolipop Records.

Speaking about the track, the band said: "'Someone Like You' - As the songs starts the pitch bent messed up synth sound grabs your attention. A dreamy synth come in right after and takes you to a spatial world, a different universe. Inspired by more industrial, Krautrock, space electronics concepts, this track is very upbeat and attention grabbing. It makes you want to move and at least your bob. This song was one of the first ones we worked on. Samira (Samira Winter, the band's Brazilian/American singer) was initially inspired by the song, “Today is the Day”, by Yo La Tengo when writing the tune. However, Eley envisioned this track to be more pop and upbeat and wanted to add exciting synth sounds. So the track became a mix of both worlds - electronic and rock- with a Real Estate sort of ending."

Have a listen to the track below.


Northern Faces Announce Debut Album, Share New Single "Cops Come"

Albany NY, indie rock/punk band Northern Faces have announced that they will release their self-titled debut full-lenght on April 21 through Equal Vision Records. 

The follow-up to their 2013's debut EP Southern Places, features 10 tracks,and was produced by Casey Bates of Portugal.   

The band have also shared their new single energetic "Cops Come", which is available as an instant download if you pre-order the album here now.

About the single, co-vocalist/guitarist Bryan Shortell, says: "‘Cops Come' is one of those songs that we've always wanted to write. We love British rock, big hooks, and Stevie Ray style guitar solos. This song has a bit of all of that in there, but I think it still sounds very ‘right now’ – it still has a modern feel. 'Guitar' is kind of a dirty word in the alternative world right now, and we want to try and change that. Consider this song our battle cry."

Check out the album art and tracklisting and listen to "Cops Come" below.

Northern Faces tracklisting:
01. Cops Come
02. Wait, Wait, Wait
03. Back and At It
04. Stay Away
05. Hard to Breathe
06. Alone and Forgotten
07. Don’t Care
08. Get Out the Way
09. Leave Home
10. Brother (Into the Mix)


Watch: Climbing Boys Premiere Music Video For "Don't Light A Fire Under Me"

London based post-punk band Climbing Boys have premiered the video for their new single "Don't Light A Fire Under Me".

The video features footage from Soviet film Ivan's Childhood (1962) by Andrei Tarkovsky. Take a look below.

BREATHERS - Band of the Month March 2015

This month's BOTM on Kool Rock Radio is Atlanta, GA based band BREATHERS.

Breathers are a three-piece, comprised by T. Lee Gunselman (Vocals, Synths, E. Drums), Mike Netland (Percussion, Samples) and Jake Thomson (Synths, Vocals, E. Drums), making lush electronic music.

Their influences include synth pop, soul, and music of the 8-bit/16-bit golden era while their sound remains crisp, catchy and fresh.

The band released their excellent debut EP 'Transitions' last month (February 20) through Skeleton Realm Records, which is run by members of Warehouse and the band TV Dinner. Get it here.

'Transitions' Tracklist:

01. Closer To The Bone
03. Piece Of My Head
04. Krokodil
05. Mars One
06. Scientist

All songs were written, performed, recorded and mixed by the band, with additional recording and mixing by Paul Katzman.

Listen to the EP below.


Watch: The November Five Premiere Music Video For New Single "A Little Knowledge"

London-based rock'n'rollers The November Five have premiered the video for their newest single "A Little Knowledge".

The song is part of our current playlist and available for download b/w "Hot Cell", from iTunes, Amazon and all digital retailers from March 9th. 

Check out the video below.