Southern Shores – Bonfire

Seeing as their press releases are as ‘chill’ as their music, all we know about Southern Shores is that they are Jamie Townsend and Ben Dalton from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Vondelpark – TV

Thankfully, they appear to be getting a little more used to things and have created another video for a track called TV, which will appear on their new EP.

Givers – Up Up Up (CSS remix)

Ahead of their forthcoming UK tour in August, Louisiana quintet Givers have let CSS remix their debut single ‘Up Up Up’ and are giving it away for free.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm (Dirty Hit)

Benjamin Leftwich is a likeable character with a buoyant attitude and I’m sure that the current music scene would still be a poorer place without this release

Cashier No.9 – To The Death Of Fun (Bella Union)

Most pleasing about this surprisingly upbeat first outing is a sense of wonder and imagination that could place the roots of its sound almost anywhere

Foster The People – Torches (Columbia)

The biggest problem with ‘Torches’ is that the need to replicate the greatness of their most popular tune is all too clear.

Veronica Falls Unveil Debut Album Artwork and Tracklist

Since then they released the first track to be taken from the album, Come on Over, and made a video for the same song.

Listen: Girls Release First Track Off New Album ‘Vomit’

Girls will also be heading to the UK in November for a five date tour including a London show at the Electric Ballroom on 9th November.

Veronica Falls – Come On Over

In keeping with their lo-fi sound they have created this equally lo-fi video for Come On Over, which seems to be a patchwork of footage from the ’70s

SBTRKT- SBTRKT (Young Turks / XL)

SBTRKT’s album is a rich, eclectic piece of music- that just missed out on a 2011 Mercury Prize Nomination. A damn good debut