Health, ‘::DISCO2′ (Lovepump United)
This Los Angeles quartet augment the scathing buzz-saw noise and artillery percussion of last year's Get Color album with a batch of audaciously free-handed remixes.
Dum Dum Girls, ‘I Will Be’ (Sub Pop)
Kristin Gundred used to front San Diego post-punk band Grand Ole Party, but nowadays she's known as "Dee Dee," the enigmatic, perpetually black-clad force behind…
Review: Real Estate, ‘Real Estate’
As evidenced by song titles like "Pool Swimmers" and "Let's Rock the Beach," New Jersey–based foursome Real Estate traffic in placid, self-consciously coastal summertime jams.
Box Elders, ‘Alice and Friends’ (Goner)
On their debut album's title track, Nebraska brothers Clayton and Jeremiah McIntyre describe a slap-dash neighborhood band who sings that "anything you wanna do should…
Crocodiles, ‘Summer of Hate’ (Fat Possum)
Through drum-machine slaps and guitarist Charles Rowell's fuzzy, pulsating chords, Crocodiles' other half, Brandon Welchez (a dead ringer for Cate Blanchett in I'm Not There),…