This is going to be a very brief Weekly Roundup from my end, but still full of plenty of good tunes & videos for all of you. Check it!
–Joe Brook recently released the album Who Shot Joe? If you are in the mood for some good, slow folk, look no further than opener "At Birth". You can buy it on bandcamp. Here's his Facebook page.
-"All Your Love," is a pretty cool indie-electro track from Philadelphia's Revolution, I Love You. It's from their album We Choose to Go to the Moon, which is available for FREE on bandcamp. Here's their website.
Revolution, I Love You – All Your Love by Low Life Inc
-"I Don't Even Know," is a track from Your Rival, and incidentally, the start of the phrase I found myself saying when I saw the artwork for the music at the bandcamp page. There's something goofy yet charming about the yearbook photo, just like the music itself. Reminds me a bit of The Unicorns.
–Clem Snide did a cover of Journey's "Faithfully," for the wonderful Undercover feature at the AV Club. I am quite enamored with his newest Journey cover, this time of "Any Way You Want It." He scales the song down, but I think it works quite well. You can get the Clem Snide's Journey EP here.
-Though his name may evoke Spinal Tap (i.e. David St. Hubbins), Rob St. John is not a bombastic, shallow hard rocker. I really dig the gritty and atomspheric vibe of his tune "Sargasso Sea." Really cool tune. For some reason, it personally reminds me of Built to Spill, in their "Cortez the Killer" mode. You can buy Rob's album here.
Rob St. John – Sargasso Sea by Song, by Toad
-A man named Andrew Clancy has used James Vincent McMorrow's "We Don't Eat" to awesome effect as the soundtrack for various scenes he filmed around New York City. I really dig this clip.
A Year in New York from Andrew Clancy on Vimeo.
-We recently included Miracles of Modern Science in the Roundup, and they are back here again with the second cool cover of this post. Check out their version of Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks." The song is overexposed, but this is quite neat.
Pumped Up Kicks (Foster the People cover) by miraclesofmodernscience
-The last thing I have for you is a video from MURS for his song "S-K-I-B-E-A-T-Z." There's not much to the video, but MURS is pretty locked in and I just love the production of the track. Check it out.