Hiya. It's time for your weekly dose of singles, tracks and amorphous offerings that have been uploaded to the internet. Washed Out, AlunaGeorge, Siblings, Deap Vally and Everything Everything have all been kind enough to contribute to your listening pleasure below. They're good like that.
Dornik also revealed himself to the world on Friday, leaving just enough time to grab Single of the Week with the wonderfully amorous 'Something About You'.»
Wendy Roby is departing from the Drowned in Sound singles column. We asked her to answer a few questions after four years in charge.»
Single of the Week!
Teleman - 'Christina’ (Moshi Moshi)
The Guardian have called 'Christina' erotic - a fusty choice of words that puts me in mind of naughty etchings designed to provoke the nethers of those too squeamish for actual, haitch-dee»
Single of the Week!
Everything Everything - ‘Cough Cough’ (Columbia)
Forced to choose a concept whose importance supercedes all others when it comes to the creation of pop music, I would definitely settle upon 'effort'. I mean, I could care»
Single of the Week!
Dutch Uncles feat. Jonathan & Jeremy from Everything Everything - ‘Road To Roy’ (Memphis Industries, free here)
Only Dutch Uncles and my beloved Everything Everything could fashion a song in which the phrase ‘group s»
Includes photos of the Drowned in Sound curated line-up on the Indoor Stage featuring Blood Red Shoes, Everything Everything, Factory Floor The Phantom Band, and The Antlers. »
It's easy to forget you’re en route to a music festival when you take the 140km coach ride south of Berlin, winding through acres of sunflower fields and wind farms before reaching the monumental steel city of Ferropolis. It's my second time here, and a»
DiS went to Latitude and this is what ruddy well happened (on Sunday).»
DiS usually does a top 50 albums of the year. However, 2010 has seen the release of rather a lot of much-loved records that we have been forced to do a roll-over, in order to highlight a few more must own/investigate records.»
Coverage by Amanda Farah and Nick Neyland.
The 30th anniversary of the annual CMJ Music Marathon brought plenty of surprises. Daft Punk and Phoenix jammed on a Close Encounters of the Third Kind riff at Madison Square Garden, Pitchfork set up its rival»
An event that brings together people from all walks of the music industry, as part of our In The City preview we thought it’d be fascinating to collect the thoughts and memories of those who’d been involved in it in various strands.»
Another edition of our weekly Spotify playlists, this one featuring a whole FIVE bands whose name begins with W. They are Women, Weezer, The Wrens, White Hinterland and Wildbirds & Peacedrums. Click here to listen to this playlist.
1. Everything Ev»
To celebrate the release of their most excellent debut album, Michael from Everything Everything has compiled a tour diary for us, documenting the band's adventures this August at Summersonic Festival in Tokyo...
Thursday August 6th
Guy, our tour man»
Jeremy from Everything Everything wrote us a few words about his favourite places in Manchester...
Night and Day Cafe, Oldham Street
We'll start here because we did. We played our first gig here. Every band of the last two decades you can name has bee»
This week's content mashed into the form of a Spotify playlist, featuring the likes of Orange Juice, Ghostface Killah, Mogwai, El Guincho, Arab Strap, Flying Lotus and Klaxons.»
Another edition in our weekly round-up of things what appeared on the website in the form of a Spotify playlist»
Glastonbury Part 4: Sunday
Simon Jay Catling: Well, well, well…christ I'm knackered. Revelling in the sun is Hard Work. Your heart bleeds I’m sure. Anyway, the last proper morning with Team Hospitality becomes eminently more comfortable when most of »
Single Of The Week!
Everything Everything - ‘Schoolin’ (Geffen)
One of the things I like most about The Shins, is their knack in pitching lyrics on the right side of impenetrability. For it seems to me the best lyrics – the ones that compel»
Rhys Jones from the band Good Shoes takes us through his tips for the coming year, including some video links for you all to gawp at. Take it away Rhys, with a little help from his friends...»
I have chosen 100 singles I really do implore you to get your sticky mits on. If I had had to put them in order I would have had a breadvan, so I am sure you will excuse the absence of cheap - and vaguely pointless - countdowning. »
It's the time of year to list the best records of the year. Ahead of DiS' top 50 albums of the year, we've asked some of our favourite acts to tell us which five albums they've had in heavy rotation. Here, The Northwestern, Everything Everything, Japandroids and Johnny Foreigner reveal their favourite five albums of 2009... »
This week's content on DiS in the form of a Spotify playlist. Featuring Hefner, The Mountain Goats, Vampire Weekend, Pavement, Idlewild and about 13 more.»
After being unable to pick a favourite last week, this week I have five. Which are variously Yeti Lane, First Aid Kit, Drums of Death, Toro Y Moi and my new favourite favourites, Everything Everything. You will have to excuse the superlatives, but I honestly cannot help myself.»