Thursday, June 11, 2009

Briefs: Division Day, Grand Lake, JETSKIIS, Twilight Singers, Dengue Fever, Free Music

+ Division Day have signed with LA label Dangerbird Records, joining a roster that already includes Silversun Pickups, Sea Wolf and Darker My Love. The band's second full length, Visitation, is out August 18 and the band is currently streaming two new songs on their MySpace. [via Buzz Bands]

+ Oakland's Grand Lake posted some good news and some bad news this week. The good news: the band is featured in a Bay Bridged podcast and has begun selling their new cassingle. The bad news: the band's van ("Lucy") was stolen. We are hoping for a safe return.

Grand Lake - "Sandusky Sunset" (mp3)

+ New SF band alert: JETSKIIS, featuring members of The New Centuries.

+ Spin has a commissioned a Purple Rain tribute album and is streaming the Twilight Singers' take on "When Doves Cry" featuring Apollonia.

+ Anticon artists Themselves have announced West Coast tour dates.

+ Dengue Fever will release a new digital EP on July 14 entitled Radio Dance Floor featuring a collaboration with the Bird and the Bee’s Inara George on lead vocals for a cover of Donna Summer's "I Feel Love."

+ And finally some free music - the latest Urban Outfitters comp, LSTN#5, is out featuring tracks from St. Vincent, Grizzly Bear, Cymbals Eat Guitars and more.... Cassettes Won't Listen is giving away his (F)Remix EP. Download the .zip here.

Faunts - "Explain" (Cassettes Won't Listen remix) (mp3)
Cassettes Won't Listen - "Into the Hillside" (mp3)

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