Things have been quiet on the Bear Hands front for a good while now, but this month the NYC quartet are making their return to the scene with a brand new single: “Giants.” The track blends their sun-kissed sound with rapid-fire, almost-hip-hop vocals to create one of the most memorable tracks the band has put […]

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Zach Van Hoozer, who writers and records under the Zulu Pearls moniker, left Washington D.C. in 2009 and headed for Germany. In the midst of a scene largely focused on the various forms of electronica, Van Hoozer was instead busy putting together his own brand of bare-bones garage rock. After three years of European exile, […]

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We love DC with all our hearts. It’s why we’ve put everything into making All Things Gold, New Noise and all our other events in the District as amazing as possible. But we figured it’s about time to share the love with those of you who aren’t lucky enough to be with us in the […]

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Although Emil & Friends‘ “Crystal Ball” was the only song of theirs to make it onto our Top Tracks of 2011 list, there were a number of others off the band’s last full-length, Lo & Behold, that were strong contenders. The album’s lasting impression comes thanks to Emil Hewitt’s — the creative force behind the […]

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Slam Donahue‘s new mixtape, “Big House Nice Dreams,” proves that sometimes the best way to think outside the box is to think inside the boombox. The band, consisting of vocalist/guitarist David Otto, bassist Thomas Sommerville and Fort Lean’s Keenan Mitchell on drums, recorded all seven songs through a boombox to “reflect upon the subconscious anxiety […]

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Go big or go home — a lesson apparently well-learned by Emil & Friends, who recently put out a beautiful double video for “Prescriptions,” a fantastic track off their latest album, Lo & Behold, and an unreleased song, “Let Your Heart.” Shot on location in Bali, Indonesia, the visually-stunning piece follows an out-of-place Westerner on […]

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We’ve had the distinct pleasure of working with and seeing Emil & Friends before when we took ATG up to Trinity College for a show with the Knocks. While often generally classified as an electro-pop project, Emil and his crew put on an explosive live set, incorporating elements of funk, rock, R&B and all that […]

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(Nick Panama, Will Griggs, Jesse Israel – by Kyle Dean Reinford) New York City. 2005. Two guys, Jesse Israel and Will Griggs, share a typical introductory conversation sophomore year at NYU. The chat naturally turns to music within thirty seconds. Conversation turns into action. Parties are thrown, records are played. Soon they decide to get […]

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As you are well aware, this Friday we’ll be kicking off our Summer Showcase Series at The Gibson Showroom in Washington, DC with Cantora Records. In anticipation of of this magical evening, we’re going to be previewing each artist, starting with Brooklyn’s finest lads, Bear Hands. Opening for the likes of MGMT, Passion Pit, and […]

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We’re super excited to finally announce the All Things Go Summer Showcase Series. Starting in May, we’ll be partnering with the Gibson Guitars Showroom and a slew of awesome record labels to bring you a series of unique, intimate live performances that you’re going to love. It’s going to be a laid back vibe with stripped-down […]

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