THIS IS THE END OF SHORE PATROL. THANK YOU & GOODBYE!

"Domestic scene what’s missing here?
Leaving just in time

Social climbers at the frontier
But I refuse that climb


I’m leaving just in time
I’m leaving just in time
Leaving just in time

Domestic scene do I belong?
Seemed like a good idea at one time
But now it’s all wrong
Already declined


I’m leaving just in time
I’m leaving just in time
Leaving just in time

Leaving just in time
I’m leaving just in time
I’m leaving just in time
Leaving just in time”

United States for the next month, so here’s to grand travels, chill times and minimal blog posts! Shout at me if you are in California or New York @jayeyekay! Blog posts where I can, I promise!

United States for the next month, so here’s to grand travels, chill times and minimal blog posts! Shout at me if you are in California or New York @jayeyekay! Blog posts where I can, I promise!

SLUTEVER's intriguing pictorial account of this years SXSW festival! I love these gals.




SLUTEVER - “No Offense”

SLUTEVER's intriguing pictorial account of this years SXSW festival! I love these gals.




SLUTEVER - “No Offense”

Wolvepop — “Los Sunsets”

This track simply brings the funk-inspired crossover tunes I mentioned yesterday to a totally new level. Inspiring, intriguing and genuinely fresh.

Listen to “Los Sunsets” as well as another track from the soon-to-be released LP "Y Y" over at Bandcamp.

Keep an eye on this project.

MP3: Wolvepop — “Los Sunsets”

Korea In The Space — “Memory Raw”

Here’s some nice fuzzed out electro-tape music, not exactly ‘groundbreaking’ but goddamn, it just feels so right listening to this. Life is good.

MP3: Korea In The Space — “Memory Raw”

Yoke — “Oy!”

I’m having a hard time coming to terms with the amount of ‘chill-tronic' (call it what you will) still massively going around, so when the more guitar driven tunes (with a hint of surfy undertones) like this are handed to me, I can't help but jump for joy. This tune is boss. And it's out of a basement in Michigan. I'm in love.

Download worthy EP over HERE!

MP3: Yoke — “Oy!”

Water — “Gentleman Caller”

I got to say, I’m really into the funk-inspired crossover tunes that have been gracing my ears recently, and this tune by San Franciscan outfit Water is no exception. Luscious and lucid enough without compromising the splendid amount of guitar work handed to us.

Download the stunning debut ‘Apartment House’ over at Bandcamp.

MP3: Water — “Gentleman Caller”

[Friday Flashback #6]

Liquid Liquid — “Optimo” [1981]

Liquid Liquid are a hard band to delegate a particular sound to, and if you have to… you could lump them as post-disco come post-punk come post-whateveryouthefunkyouwant.

Active since the early 1980’s and from New York City, it’s interesting to note the influence they’ve had on mid 2000’s dance-punk dance, especially on James Murphy’s DFA roster, most notably Shit Robot and LCD Soundsystem. Ironically enough Liquid Liquid are opening the LCD Soundsystem’s farewell shows in NYC, including at at Madison Square Garden — which i’m pleased to say I’m going to.

Give the truly funky ‘Optimo' a listen, and trawl for the self-titled 1981 release on vinyl next time you're at the record store — i'm still searching.

MP3: Liquid Liquid — “Optimo”

Young Boys at Silent Barn

If you’re in New York in late March, Brooklyn’s Young Boys will be opening for acclaimed New Zealand noise-pop outfit Street Chant. Two Dates Below.

Cake Shop - Monday 21 March - New York, NY
Cake Shop - Monday 28 March - New York, NY

MP3: Young Boys — “Bring ‘em Down”
MP3: Street Chant — “Yr Philosophy”

Tiger Choir — “Dancer” [Official video directed by Zeal]

Dear Time’s Waste — Alice [Official VIdeo directed by Jenna Eriksen & Jesse Taylor Smith]

1500 Photos

7 Actors

12 Litres of fake blood

Celestial Woods — “Coeur de la Mer”

I go weak at the knees at any sign of palm trees and blue sky, so stumbling upon Celestial Woods really did me in. It’s all about being low-key, minimal and chill.

MP3: Celestial Woods — “Coeur de la Mer”

YOUTH CASTLES — “Love & Honesty”

In moments of utter need, Brooklyn’s YOUTH CASTLES really draw a fine line between a multitude of genres explored — all within a track. Conveying on dream-pop, shoegazing, with moments of appropriated noise, leading many a path, and smoothly merging into a singular reality.

I really do recommend — as well as the bands previous demos, available over at Bandcamp.

MP3: YOUTH CASTLES — “Love & Honesty”

Connan Mockasin — “Forever Dolphin Love” (Official video directed by Daniel Brereton)