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LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD, DESCENDENTS, LOU RHODES, FAUN FABLES & TRUST PUNKS!!!LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD, DESCENDENTS, LOU RHODES, FAUN FABLES & TRUST PUNKS!!!

Listening Booth 2016

Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are streams of new music you should be listening to that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

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LISTENING BOOTH: THE HIGH LEARYS IGNITE THE PSYCHEDELIC ROCK REVIVAL WITH NEW SINGLELISTENING BOOTH: THE HIGH LEARYS IGNITE THE PSYCHEDELIC ROCK REVIVAL WITH NEW SINGLE

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Nothing wrong with going all retrodelic like (as someone once described the music of Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians) if the music is as good as Perth band The High Leary’s new single “Letters to Alice”. Evoking the glorious mid-60s psych-rock majesty of bands like Pink Floyd, The Doors and Deep Purple, “Letters to Alice” will appeal to fans of modern day psych-rock revivalists like Temples and Tame Impala. “Letters to Alice” will be released on 4th September but you can preview the track now streaming at Soundcloud.

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THE PHARMACY “Anna Bella”

Country-folk for stoners? Am digging this from this Seattle-based trio. Full length album – Spells – coming out on 12th August. Check ’em out on Facebook.

A MILLION BILLION DYING SUNS “The Garden”

Ten years later the garage revival is still going strong, isn’t it. Cali-based AMBDS imbues its garage sound with enough psych-rock elements to keep things interesting. Debut album drops in September. Listen at Soundcloud. (No embed allowed for some reason)

D.S. BRADFORD “Oceans”

Proudly stated to be made in the suburbs, the spirit is indeed willing at least. Bradford does well to craft the song together but it does sound clunky in parts. No denying the intent! Single will be available at iTunes from 1st July. Connect at Facebook.

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Songs! They’re practically giving them away nowadays. So, get them while you can!

SAM PAGE – “Release Me”

DOT DASH – “Shopworn Excuse”

FAIRCHILD – “Dancer”

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The CAVE – four teenagers who surprise with an old skool rock n’ roll agenda. Currently material for a debut release, check out “Personal” and you will agree that this is one young band that you need to keep eyes and ears on.

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New music we dig that you can listen to right now…

FOLDING LEGS – “Drown in Light”

YOU & I – “You & I Lost Control”

THE ROYAL CONCEPT – “Radio”

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I still never get used to the fact that you can listen to entire albums streaming online nowadays. Back when I was a teenager, the only way to do so was going to record store and checking out the album in a listening booth. Enough, nostalgia, here is music you should check out…

THE STARFOLK

ANIMAL PARTS

BRIANNA LEA PRUETT

THE LONE BELLOW

SWF

LISTENING BOOTH: CELESTIA “BOY IN THE WELL” [STREAMING]LISTENING BOOTH: CELESTIA “BOY IN THE WELL” [STREAMING]

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Here’s a promising track from Celestia, one of the bands on SPear. “Boy in the Well” is an intriguing (probably unintentional) combination of post-punk BIG music (U2, Simple Minds), alt-country and rock n’ roll, with an ironically passive female vocal (and she does go quite flat on the crucial last note!). Wish the SPear website had more information about the song and the band. In any case you can check out Celestia and three other bands tomorrow at the SPear Launch at the Coliseum. In the meantime, enjoy “Boy in the Well”.