Moon Duo

Moon Duo

Every week we throw new music into our music bank for Overcast Radio. Below are a few new songs from North American Bands that went into rotation the week this issue was getting prepped for print.

The Go! Team’s “Blowtorch”

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You don’t have to apologize for secretly loving pop music anymore. You don’t even have to secretly love it. And you can thank bands like The Go! Team for that. Artists like these have broken the skeleton of pop music, and rebuilt the way the whole thing works. The band’s latest album is the work of Ian Parton, who partnered with a number of female singers to produce an album that sounds the way a rainbow looks.

Quarterbacks’ “Space”

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A standout-out track on an album of sensitive-guy lyrics paired to softened punk-rock song structures. If you’re curious how good a thirty-eight second song can be, tune in this month. By the time you start tapping on your steering wheel or shampoo bottle, the song will be over. And that’s the trick – it leaves you wanting more.

Twerps’ “Back to You”

A fuzzy 60’s-sounding song that blends equals parts pop and indie rock.

Moon Duo’s “Wildling”

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A Big, phat, fabulous rock song.

Swervedriver’s “Deep Wound”

This seminal 90’s rock band have emerged from a seventeen year hiatus with a moody album that’s sometimes uptempo shoegaze and other times, like on “Deep Wound,” straightforward rock reminiscent of their cohorts Dinosaur Jr.