Meltybrains? - Experimental Irish quintet.

Track Awareness: “IV” by Meltybrains?

Meltybrains? is an Irish experimental quintet that immerses listeners in an aural hot spring of synthesized and analog movements.

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Remember Your Dead - Vigilia EP

Track Awareness: “Innuendo Eyes” by Remember Your Dead

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Interpol’s Paul Banks To Release New EP


According to indie record label Matador‘s blog (Matablog), Paul Banks of Interpol is set to release Julian Plenti Lives …,  a five-track solo EP, on June 12.  Interestingly enough, Julian will precede the debut of Banks’ full-length LP in the fall.

The EP — which features covers of J Dilla, Frank Sinatra, and Harold Faltermeyer songs — will be available everywhere digitally, with 2,300 vinyl and 1,500 CD limited-edition copies made available worldwide.  Proud collectors can pre-order physical copies here.

The EP’s focal track is titled, “Summertime is Coming” — which, adjectivally, is described by Matablog as “brooding.”  The remaining track will be an all-instrumental piece.

Fun fact:  Harold Faltermeyer is the German composer responsible for some of the 1980s’ most iconic synthpop-laden scores and soundtracks, including Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, and my personal favorite, The Running Man.  How cool is that?

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