The Great Promo Hunt – Best of 2015

2015. We wave goodbye to this year and just like any other before (and after), there were high and lows. This Shithole of a Website (TM) was supposed to close and we are still here, wondering what it all means and when is it really time to call it quits. It’ll be a whimper, not a bang, but that’s a discussion for another day. In … Continue reading The Great Promo Hunt – Best of 2015

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Review: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – The High Country

It bears repeating, so here it goes: I’m a fan of this band. From their fledgling Broom to the growing pains of Pershing and Let it Sway, their curiously cool-as-soda-pop rock was always a refreshing sugary drink that could kick you a bit around, in a gentle way. Tape Club showed a rawer edge, as all demo and rarities compilations wont to do and Fly … Continue reading Review: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – The High Country

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Podcast: Radio Chaneque – Escuchad el presagio del Piano Man

Nota: Si el widget no funciona, escúchalo directo en Mixcloud o descarga la app para Android o IOs. Rebobinando: Siempre he sido partidario de buscar nuevos sonidos. Creo que desde la primaria nunca fui muy afecto a los que escuchaban los demás, por muchas razones, pero para este escrito dejémoslo en que siempre he sido un huraño que encuentra más “reciprocidad” en un playlist coqueto … Continue reading Podcast: Radio Chaneque – Escuchad el presagio del Piano Man

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Video Round Up: The Dodos, Jean Loup, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Macho Muchacho, Grounders, The Rentals

Howdy ho! We’ve found a top videos who could be your wingman anytime and here they are for your perusal and hopefully visual pleasure. Those fantastic purveyors of music, The Dodos, bring you a video called ‘Goodbyes and endings’, from their recent album, Individ. Now, if you feel this video is a bit, well, in media res, it’s because it’s the final part in a … Continue reading Video Round Up: The Dodos, Jean Loup, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Macho Muchacho, Grounders, The Rentals

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The Underdogs of 2010

You know? The other day one of our writer’s got called “whiny Klosterman-wannabe” [sic] on Facebook, and frankly, we laughed at him/her.

But then we looked in the mirror, took a deep breath and accepted our condition as social misfits/outcasts. So we stopped writing and went off to save the universe.

Afterwards, it did. I mean, we remembered we had to put this last (it is THE last, we promise) list.

So without any further ado, here’s our choice of underdogs of 2010. With Spotify links (when available)!

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Interview: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Or: Hangin’ with Boris Yeltsin dans le metro…

Listen to their latest album, Let it sway,  while you read this interview!

It’s no secret that Polyvinyl gets a lot of love from us at Sloucher.org. It’s no secret either that we are into bands that do have a sense of humour. How chuffed were us (Tonan & Sam) when we found out we could have an email interview with Phil from Someone Still Loves you Boris Yeltsin ? A lot. So we went to town, had a few cups of mokaccino and, sadly, reacted badly to caffeine. What follows are the questions we did under a massive overdose of coffee and fanpersonism…
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Songs of a sunny Perestroika sunday

Someone still loves you Boris Yeltsin – Let it Sway


The Skinny : Bubbly, fun and actually awesome.

The review gushing proper: Actually, could I persuade you to get this free song before?  Take it as evidence. Or just press play before reading what follows.

There ya go. And if you like it, you can get it for free. Or listen to it on Spotify while I rant about it.

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