Mixtape Monday // 09.07.12
Welcome to Mixtape Monday by Mark Green
SLOSH! Yes it's raining people, so stay inside and stick this in yer ears!
Due August 13 via Intruder Records is ‘Lions’, the second single from Bristol’s Coasts.
‘Lions’ makes for perfect summer listening; it’s both carefree and thoughtful, wispy and powerful, charming and provocative, taking in the track’s dance-punk inspired guitars, catchy vocals and pounding, tribal drums.
After initially meeting at university in Bath, the five-piece relocated to Bristol and formed Coasts in the summer of 2011. The band describes their sound as incorporating ‘tribal drums, tropical strings, thundered keys, and lost cries.’ Their brand of tropical-indie is infused with intelligent lyricism, mesmerising vocals and catchy guitar and percussion lines.
The band cites influences as diverse as Foals, Future Islands and The Cure, which are subtly interwoven within their own fresh and exciting sound. Coasts are already making an impact on the live scene, garnering rave reviews due to their ferocious energy, skilled musicianship, and ability to entrance a crowd.
‘Lions’ is set for release August 13 via Intruder Records and can be heard here:
Free download: Coasts - Lions
It’s the second day of summer and jj are setting it off right with a brand new batch of tracks. Titled High Summer, the digital EP is perfect for the season; may it be a day at the lake, a summer drive or a late night hang – preferably one that ends in a pool, play this mix and you’re bound to have a good time.
Free download: Click Here
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