Monday, April 25, 2011

The Radio Cure | Volume 1.2

The Builders and the Butchers / Photo by Peter Blanchard

Our new(ish) feature, The Radio Cure, provides you a smattering of great tracks to cure you of the radio blues. Enjoy Volume 1.2.

The Builders and the Butchers - Rotten To The Core
Portland's folk-rock five-piece is pushing the new album, Dead Reckoning, with this raucous, down-'n'-dirty jam.
The Builders and the Butchers - Rotten To The Cure

Architecture in Helsinki - Contact High [download via Pitchfork]
Pump up the jam. AIH returns with its first LP in four years, Moment Bends. Tie a string around your finger for May 3rd.

Dinosaur Bones - Royalty
A promising band out of Toronto, Dinosaur Bones released its first full-length, My Divider, in March. They've currently got a string of dates opening for SIC faves, Tokyo Police Club.
Dinosaur Bones - Royalty

Joe Pug - End in Flames
Singer-songwriter Joe Pug covers Strands of Oaks with gentle confidence.
Joe Pug - End in Flames

Wes Kirkpatrick - Where You Are
This is a laid-back track off Kirkpatrick's latest album, Naps & Nightmares.
Wes Kirkpatrick - Where You Are

Blank Dogs - Slow Room!
The first single from Blank Dogs' new release compiles long out-of-print singles, EPs, cassette, and compilation tracks.

Oupa - Forget
Oupa is the new project from Yuck frontman, Daniel Blumberg. We'll gladly take it.

Generationals - Ten-Twenty-Ten
The galloping grooves of "Ten-Twenty-Ten" may be somewhat stuck in the '60s, but it's more about the here and now, combined with the warm, inviting vibe of classic pop cuts.