by / March 21st, 2014 /

State’s New Music Mixtape

The sun is shining (round our way at any rate), the festival season’s taking shape and all is right with the world. Celebrate good times, come on, with the fifteen new tracks making us happy this week…

Ships – ‘Space Inside’

Dublin trio continue to get the funk out.

Wye Oak – ‘Glory’

Baltimore duo preview new album ahead of Irish summer dates.

Glass Wands – ‘Silverleaf’

Brooks Tipton does his own thing.

Earthquake Weather – ‘Nobody Knows’

Classic indie rock from Adelaide.

The New Union – ‘Now’ (Pixel Fix Remix)

Brighton band get a make over.

Howie B – ‘Night Nice’

Veteran producer returns with new album.

Shambles In A Husk – ‘Cowboy Doom’

Adebesi Shank referencing Glaswegians get loud. Very loud.

Down – ‘We Knew Him Well’

New Orleans metal super group preview new EP.

The Gentlemen – ‘This Is Where’

Sheffield band strangely reminiscent of our own Bell X1.

Banks – ‘Are You That Somebody’

Another gem from the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, this time with an acoustic reworking of the Aaliyah hit from back in the day.

Tame Impala – ‘Be Above It’

Live version taken from upcoming Record Store Day release.

Box Of Wolves – ‘Let’s Start Again’

Hybrid 90’s Summer Nostalgia/Chill-/Synthwave music project nursed by Canada’s Gabriel Akinrinmade. Lush.

Polaris Rose – ‘Goddess’

Debut single from LA trio.

Ben Frost – ‘Venter’

Sooth your soul with a spot of experimental post-classicism…

Little Eris – ‘Wreck N Rollin’

….before shaking it up with some South Wales agit pop.