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The Morning After Girls at Mercury Lounge, NYC, 1.27.09

  Blackout.  Cue the epic, classical intro.  Drop the mood down to meditative with a purring Chopin piece. Follow it …Read the Rest

28 Jan 2009 | More

NYC’s Longwave Spring Across the States This March with Bloc Party

Brooklyn, NY’s Longwave are gearing up to play highlights from their enchanted, epic Secrets Are Sinister release as they tour …Read the Rest

28 Jan 2009 | More

The Shys to Tour West Coast with Nickel Eye and Low vs. Diamond

  Don’t miss the soul-stirring, American roots rock of The Shys as they support two intense bands on an upcoming …Read the Rest

28 Jan 2009 | More

The Morning After Girls Play NYC and Los Angeles, New EP Coming Soon

  Don’t miss Australia’s lush, shoegazing Morning After Girls, when they play Mercury Lounge tonight. They’ve recently returned to NYC …Read the Rest

27 Jan 2009 | More

Cut Off Your Hands Release ‘You and I’ and Announce Spring Tour

If you’ve been reading Sentimentalist Magazine for a while now, you know that we were among the first to shout …Read the Rest

21 Jan 2009 | More

Josh Reichmann – ‘Life is Legal’

It’s rare for a musician to develop both a unique songwriting style and imprint sound. Life is Legal proves to be one of those rare instances, not that Reichmann is re-inventing the wheel, but with songs like “Ancient Blood Paradise” and “Believe in Souls,” one draws a welcomed blank.

21 Jan 2009 | More

PSAPP – ‘The Camel’s Back’

Here’s a bittersweet pop release that unapologetically treads away from the predictable. By focusing on layering both vintage and organic instrumentation, however, PSAPP could be incorrectly limited to “contemporary Os Mutantes” comparisons.

21 Jan 2009 | More

Miniature Tigers – ‘Tell it to the Volcano’

Miniature Tigers play stripped-down, simple pop that sounds like summertime nostalgia, warm, comfortable, and fun.

21 Jan 2009 | More

Richie James Follin – ‘Battle’

This solo project by the frontman of California’s The Willowz was recorded in a ranch-style house, equipped with vintage equipment, in southern California. Listening to Battle, it’s hard not to wonder how much of an influence that recording environment had on the final product.

21 Jan 2009 | More

Glasgow’s 1990′s Second Album, Kicks, Due for March Release

March is quite the loaded month for must-hear releases.  On March 24, 2009, Rough Trade Records will release Kicks, the …Read the Rest

20 Jan 2009 | 2 comments | More