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Song of the Day #54: Guantanamo Baywatch – “Too Late”

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GUANTANAMO BAYWATCH is making a comeback in early 2015 with a brand new full length record. Darling… It’s Too Late is their third LP since 2010 and it will be their first full-length for Suicide Squeeze Records. The label just set free the album’s lead single, “Too Late,” featuring backup vocals from Curtis Harding.

It’s a sparkling and completely innocent number that will leave you with a heavy heart. You’re immediately awash in
sultry soul vibes, following a wonky bass line and highly-concentrated guitar twangs that are bright and clean. They’re shooting for that all-too-familiar tone, loaded with authentic analog-quality crackles and the results are dead on. They clean up their rambunctious surf-rock attack only slightly, ending up with an album containing a slew of influences.

Listen to “Too Late” right below and go pre-order the LP via Suicide Squeeze: it’s officially released on May 12th (LP/CD) with the first 1,000 records on peaches-and-cream colored vinyl.

Genre/ Tags: Garage Rock, Soul, Pop

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Friday’s Find: Denney and the Jets – Mexican Coke

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This week’s tale begins with Christopher H. Denney, leader of Nashville’s newest group of scoundrels DENNEY AND THE JETS, at age 9, stealing pills from his grandmother and smoking two packs of cigarettes a day. Continue reading

Friday’s Find: Night Sun – No Pressure 7″

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Burger Records brings us the brand new 7″ from Atlanta-based soul rockers NIGHT SUN. The band is comprised of Cole Alexander and Joe Bradley (Black Lips), Danny Lee Blackwell (Night Beats) and Curtis Harding (Cee Lo Green). No Pressure is their debut release, fusing together gritty garage rock with Harding’s soulful croon. Continue reading

The Ballantynes – Faith 7″

ballantynes faith 7 la ti da records 2013Hailing from east Vancouver, THE BALLANTYNES just dropped their third 7″ for La Ti Da Records titled Faith. It comes limited to 500 pieces as part of the label’s singles club. Continue reading

Nick Waterhouse/ Allah-Las – Don’t You Forget It

NICK WATERHOUSE came back with a brand new single for Record Store Day last month. It’s a split release from Innovative Leisure on 8″ wax with the ALLAH-LAS on the B-side. Continue reading

Nick Waterhouse – Is That Clear 7″

Here’s a special one that might catch you off guard with it’s vintage feel. It’s a brand new 7″ single from NICK WATERHOUSE released by Innovative Leisure, sounding like it was brand new decades ago. Continue reading