Wednesday, 24 April 2013

New Music From the Inbox: Featuring The BB Guns, Girl Band, Here Is Your Temple & Strange Names

Toronto indie band The BB Guns were featured on the awesome compilation album Psych Pop From Toronto late last year and now they have announced they will be releasing a new EP. The 4-song Baby I Hate You was produced by Brain Borcherdt (Holy Fuck/Dusted) and will be available May 7th via Marineville Records.

Watch the video for the fun surf punk song "Pennie Lane" that was partially shot at Toronto's Sunnyside Beach (best place in Toronto to run....and drink beer) and the Parkdale No Frills grocery store ( a place where I used to buy groceries regularly).

The BB Guns will be opening for Bleached at The Silver Dollar Room here in Toronto tomorrow night.

Girl Group are an Irish noise punk band that are being heavily hyped by NME and were included in that magazine's Best New Bands of 2013 issue. Stream the Nirvana/Jesus Lizard influenced single "You're a Dog". The band have a 6-song EP that you can download here.

Another band being heralded by NME is Swedish shoegaze group Here Is Your Temple who were featured in the the magazine's The Buzz page. The band have a new EP, So High, that is out now and you can stream it on Soundcloud.

Watch an acoustic performance of the title track.

Strange Names are a rising Minnesota indie rock duo who recently debuted their video for "Once an Ocean" over at A Heart Is A Spade. The track is the b-side of the band’s Minor Times/Once an Ocean 7”, which was produced by Lewis Pesacov (Best Coast).

The single is available now via White Iris.  Watch and listen below:

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