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Irish band SO COW, now on Goner Records, have crafted a cloudy power pop gem with The Long Con, an album that will hum in your head and captivate you with its infectious riffs. Read on and listen here - today is the official release date and they’re currently touring the US! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/16/so-cow-the-long-con/

Irish band SO COW, now on Goner Records, have crafted a cloudy power pop gem with The Long Con, an album that will hum in your head and captivate you with its infectious riffs. Read on and listen here - today is the official release date and they’re currently touring the US! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/16/so-cow-the-long-con/

Phiadelphia’s own NEEDLE POINTS have been kicking around the City of Brotherly Love for a couple of years now. Dressed up like they just stepped out of wormhole from San Francisco circa 1969, the self-described “Psychedelic Street Level Boogie” band have just unleashed their latest single released on the venerable Brooklyn-based PaperCup Music imprint. » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/15/needle-points-cripple-street-7/

Phiadelphia’s own NEEDLE POINTS have been kicking around the City of Brotherly Love for a couple of years now. Dressed up like they just stepped out of wormhole from San Francisco circa 1969, the self-described “Psychedelic Street Level Boogie” band have just unleashed their latest single released on the venerable Brooklyn-based PaperCup Music imprint. » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/15/needle-points-cripple-street-7/

Hot Off the Press this week: Michigan’s brotherly purveyors of garage rock, THE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE, return with their second LP in 2014 (State Capital/ Eye Vybe), Australian garage sensation THE FROWNING CLOUDS have just announced their second album (Saturno Records), AXIS: SOVA has a new self-released cassette EP (Licking River Records), and CLEARANCE of Chicago has a new cassette compilation (Unsatisfied Records). Read on, listen and go snag your new records! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/12/hot-off-the-press-the-peoples-temple-the-frowning-clouds-axis-sova-clearance/

Hot Off the Press this week: Michigan’s brotherly purveyors of garage rock, THE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE, return with their second LP in 2014 (State Capital/ Eye Vybe), Australian garage sensation THE FROWNING CLOUDS have just announced their second album (Saturno Records), AXIS: SOVA has a new self-released cassette EP (Licking River Records), and CLEARANCE of Chicago has a new cassette compilation (Unsatisfied Records). Read on, listen and go snag your new records! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/12/hot-off-the-press-the-peoples-temple-the-frowning-clouds-axis-sova-clearance/

It’s December 1996 at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ. I’m interviewing ROBYN HITCHCOCK pre-show and we’re talking about the afterlife, endorphins, Captain Beefheart and the 1960’s. From the first song on his 1981 debut solo album, The Man Who Invented Himself, to his new 2014 record, The Man Upstairs; concerns about that Man in addition to time, sex, food, death and insects have been some of the psychedelic troubadour’s primary lyrical concerns. Read on and listen here, words by the13thtrack » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/11/robyn-hitchcock-the-man-upstairs/

It’s December 1996 at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ. I’m interviewing ROBYN HITCHCOCK pre-show and we’re talking about the afterlife, endorphins, Captain Beefheart and the 1960’s. From the first song on his 1981 debut solo album, The Man Who Invented Himself, to his new 2014 record, The Man Upstairs; concerns about that Man in addition to time, sex, food, death and insects have been some of the psychedelic troubadour’s primary lyrical concerns. Read on and listen here, words by the13thtrack » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/11/robyn-hitchcock-the-man-upstairs/

SS: OS NOCTÀMBULOS released their debut album, Corsica Garden, Septemeber 1, 2014. The promising Franco-British newcomers boast a distinctly 60’s style that combines garage rock, surf, psychadelia and shades of country. Corsica Garden is available on limited edition vinyl from Evil Hoodoo Records in Sheffield. Read on and listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/10/os-noctambulos-corsica-garden-lp/

SS: OS NOCTÀMBULOS released their debut album, Corsica Garden, Septemeber 1, 2014. The promising Franco-British newcomers boast a distinctly 60’s style that combines garage rock, surf, psychadelia and shades of country. Corsica Garden is available on limited edition vinyl from Evil Hoodoo Records in Sheffield. Read on and listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/10/os-noctambulos-corsica-garden-lp/

The Iberian Peninsula retains a diverse array of rich historical sights and sounds; homegrown aesthetics mesh with the internationally transposed. From the Costa Blanca, tucked away in the picturesque city of Alicante, a band called LAS SULTANAS beckons in sirenic fashion from the shore. Read on and get their new 7” from Summer Bummer Records! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/09/las-sultanas-haren-ep/

The Iberian Peninsula retains a diverse array of rich historical sights and sounds; homegrown aesthetics mesh with the internationally transposed. From the Costa Blanca, tucked away in the picturesque city of Alicante, a band called LAS SULTANAS beckons in sirenic fashion from the shore. Read on and get their new 7” from Summer Bummer Records! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/09/las-sultanas-haren-ep/

SS: Based in our lovely home in Philadelphia, HUMANSHAPES have just released a new self-titled digital EP. The songs were recorded at local hotspot the Golden Tea House, bringing to life a massively grungy and infectious sound. Listen here now! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/08/humanshapes-st-ep/

SS: Based in our lovely home in Philadelphia, HUMANSHAPES have just released a new self-titled digital EP. The songs were recorded at local hotspot the Golden Tea House, bringing to life a massively grungy and infectious sound. Listen here now! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/08/humanshapes-st-ep/

Hot Off the Press this week: Based in Oakland, California, MUSK drops their debut self-titled LP (Holy Mountain), Philly-based post-punks GUNK have their new debut LP (Square of Opposition), the SUBURBAN HOMES of the UK have a brand new 7″ EP (Market Square Recordings), and last but not least, a new third LP from Sydney-based noise-freaks YES I’M LEAVING (Homeless). Read on and listen here! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/05/hot-off-the-press-musk-gunk-suburban-homes-yes-im-leaving/

Hot Off the Press this week: Based in Oakland, California, MUSK drops their debut self-titled LP (Holy Mountain), Philly-based post-punks GUNK have their new debut LP (Square of Opposition), the SUBURBAN HOMES of the UK have a brand new 7″ EP (Market Square Recordings), and last but not least, a new third LP from Sydney-based noise-freaks YES I’M LEAVING (Homeless). Read on and listen here! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/05/hot-off-the-press-musk-gunk-suburban-homes-yes-im-leaving/

THROWBACK THURSDAY: “The difference between Pop and Rock ‘n Roll? You might get fucked!” – Robert Fripp.

If this is the case, then in 1977 Daryl Hall must have really wanted to get laid. Enlisting the aforementioned Fripp (King Crimson) as a producer and collaborator, Hall with his solo debut sought to break free of the pop world that both he and his mustachioed partner in crime, Oates, had been so successful in. Read on and listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/04/throwback-thursday-daryl-hall-sacred-songs/

THROWBACK THURSDAY: “The difference between Pop and Rock ‘n Roll? You might get fucked!” – Robert Fripp.

If this is the case, then in 1977 Daryl Hall must have really wanted to get laid. Enlisting the aforementioned Fripp (King Crimson) as a producer and collaborator, Hall with his solo debut sought to break free of the pop world that both he and his mustachioed partner in crime, Oates, had been so successful in. Read on and listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/04/throwback-thursday-daryl-hall-sacred-songs/

Dirt Cult Records in Portland, OR presents us with a new LP from Vancouver’s NEEDLES//PINS. This time around the band drives us wild with their power-pop madness and well-intended fuzz-rocking sound, get your dose of the LP now! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/03/needlespins-shamebirds/

Dirt Cult Records in Portland, OR presents us with a new LP from Vancouver’s NEEDLES//PINS. This time around the band drives us wild with their power-pop madness and well-intended fuzz-rocking sound, get your dose of the LP now! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/03/needlespins-shamebirds/