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22 March 2014

New Music: Pure X release another single, Heaven, from upcoming LP Angel.

Less than a year after the release of sophomore album Crawling Up The Stairs, Austin’s Pure X are back with new material. “Heaven”, which can be streamed below, is the second single taken from the band’s forthcoming LP, Angel. (You can check out the equally luminescent first single, "Starlight", HERE.)

These new tracks show the band returning to the psych-pop stoner haze reminiscent of debut LP Pleasure, and stylistically they provide slightly easier listening than songs from the brilliant & visceral mindfuck of Crawling Up The Stairs. The new singles indicate that Angel will be much more than a rehash of sounds past, however; they show Pure X continuing to expand and evolve their unique, kaleidoscopic sound to increasingly mind-altering heights. Angel will be released April 1st (North America) and May 5th (UK/Europe) via the band’s new label, Fat Possum. 

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Catch another hour of WTSH on KVLU 91.3 || Stream it live 1pm CST.

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on KVLU 91.3

21 March 2014

Stream two tracks from the Mary Onettes new mini album Portico: Silence is a Gun || Naive Dream.

On March 4th WTSH faves The Mary Onettes released a mini album entitled Portico via Labrador Records. Inspired heavily by science fiction and an obsession with old photography books, Portico is The Mary Onettes’ first release since 2013’s LP Hit The Waves. The band will wrap up their first American tour in 6 years on this very night, March 21, in San Francisco, CA @ Neck of the Woods.

Exclusive Track Spotlight: Presents for Sally || The Sun Dehydrates (demo) - Will only stream for the next 24 hours...

Limited time only stream of 
Presents for Sally's new demo track.

20 March 2014

Bandcamp Track of the Day: The History of Colour TV || Split Blood.

The History of Colour TV || Split Blood

“Split Blood” is the upcoming single from The History of Colour TV. The single is to be released on March 25, and will be available in two formats via Saint Marie Records: a limited print 7" version with full colour artwork, as well as a digital version, both including two remixes. According to the band, The History of Colour TV recently completed their second full length album and “Split Blood” represents the first of several previews leading up to the LP's release this June. 

16 March 2014

Set Lists for WTSH on Strangeways Radio || Originally Aired March 5 and March 12, 2014.

Set List for WTSH || March 5, 2014

band name || track title
The Soft Moon. Hunger.
I Break Horses. Faith.
Loop. Rocket USA.
Pleasure Curses. Lines on a Wire.
Dead Rabbits. Keep Me Warm.
Washed Out. Weightless.
Chapterhouse. April.
Ride. Dreams Burn Down.
The Horrors. Wild Eyed.
Youngteam. Dead Sun.
Cocteau Twins. Persephone.
The Jesus and Mary Chain. Something’s Wrong.

Set List for WTSH || March 12, 2014

band name || track title
Slowdive. Avalyn 1.
Ride. Nowhere.
A.R. Kane. When You’re Sad (longer version).
My Bloody Valentine. I Believe.
Flying Saucer Attack. The Drowners.
The Telescopes. Violence.
Cocteau Twins. Wax and Wane.
Ecstasy of St. Theresa. Swoony.
The Jesus and Mary Chain. Happy When It Rains.
Catherine Wheel. Intravenous.
The Verve. Blue.
Bowery Electric. Black Light.

02 March 2014

WTSH Top 5 Records of the Week feat. Strata Florida, Youngteam, Spotlight Kid + more.

Dan’s Top 5 of the Week

Spotlight Kid || Ten Thousand Hours (2014)

Daydream Machine || Daydream Machine EP (2014)

Strata Florida || Made of Stars (2014)

My Bloody Valentine || You Made Me Realise EP (1988)

La Cofradia de la Flor Solar || La Cofradia de la Flor Solar (1971)

Amber’s Top 5 of the Week

Skeleton Hands || Song of Songs EP (2012)

Youngteam || Fading Into Night (2014)

Swirl || The Last Unicorn (1994)

Nothing || Guilty of Everything (2014)

The Soft Moon || Feel (2014)