Tag Archives: Record release party

Heavy Hawaii Raise Goosebumps On New LP

Image courtesy of We Are Solid Gold

San Diego duo Heavy Hawaii have announced they will release their latest album Goosebumps on March 19 via Art Fag Recordings.

For a preview of what to expect, they’re offering a free download/stream of the track ‘Airborne Kawasaki’ here.

“The title came from a T2 (Terminator 2) trading card, where the T1000 is bursting through a window three floors up. The lyrics are lazy and carefree,” lead songwriter Matt Bahamas said in a statement explaining the song’s lyrics.

The music that Bahamas and his bandmate guitarist Jojo Keylargo has been described as “warped Disney songs.” They have a record release party coming up in their hometown, see below for deets;

03/18 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah

Chris Cohen’s Optimistic New Release

Vermont-based singer/songwriter Chris Cohen will release his new album Overgrown Path on Captured Tracks on September 25.

To celebrate, he’s holding an album release show at Grasslands in Brooklyn, NY on September 27.  Cohen will be joined by Blanche Blanche Blanche, Sara Magenheimer, and DJ’s Katie Garcia (Captured Tracks) and Dustin Payseur (Beach Fossils). Advance tickets can be purchased here. He’s also offering a free streams of the tracks ‘Caller no. 99’  and ‘Optimist High’.

Cohen has an impressive musical resume including being a contributing member of The Curtains, Cryptacize, Deerhoof, and Natural Dreams plus releasing 10 albums between 2002 and 2008. Additionally, he’s also been a touring member of White Magic, Cass McCombs, Haunted Graffiti and Danielson.

To top it all off, the psychedelic pop artist is also a multi-instrumentalist, playing drums, bass Casio MT65, piano, and guitar.