Roll Acosta's debut full-length album, This Dreamt Existence , is a delightful mix of catchy indie pop and relationship commentary. One of the stand out tracks, "The Deep" ended up becoming the band's first music video.
"[It] is really a story about my past experience with over-analyzed relationsh ... More >>
See also: Roll Acosta Teams With John Vanderslice For This Dreamt Existence
We're diggin' the simple elegance of the rolling tape on this Roll Acosta flier...See what they did there?
Like we're digging the simplicity of this flier, we're digging the band's new record, This Dreamt Existence (we des ... More >>
Tucson indie poppers, Roll Acosta recruited John Vanderslice to produce its forthcoming debut full length album, This Dreamt Existence. Vanderslice's touch can be heard in the album's intricate instrumentation, which falls somewhere between fun.'s acrobatic melodies and Cold War Kids' strained funk, ... More >>
Andrew Jackson JihadWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy!
Okay. I'm done. Spent. No more lists.
The reissues list was hard. The show list was hard. The ... More >>
Luz de Vida, a compilation featuring Neko Case, Spoon, Jimmy Eat World, Calexico, Giant Sand, Lenguas Largas, Robyn Hitchcock, Brian Lopez, The Meat Puppets, and many, many more, is set to see release in two formats, a 37-track digital album, and a limited-edition 12-song vinyl release, on Octobe ... More >>
LoudnessThere's lots of big name acts in this week's just announced shows as the always-busy spring slate of shows are finally being announced. The huge Arcade Fire show was gleefully announced last Friday by Martin Cizmar, so I really need not write about the recent Album of the Year Grammy winn ... More >>
Courtney Love, looking gross as usual.Courtney Love has been sued over $114,000 worth of gems that she borrowed from a jeweler and never gave back, according to Star Pulse.She has given back one of the items of jewelery that she borrowed back in September but has yet to give back the rest. Well, ... More >>
Bishop Allen are a prim pop confectionary who
churned out their third proper full-length last March titled "Grrr..." The
candy-coated tracks are worth the impending toothaches, placing Bishop Allen,
named for the street where the founding members lived, in cahoots with fellow
saccharine rockers ... More >>
Heather HochJohn Vanderslice played some songs and gave some hugs at Modified.By Heather Hoch
About two years ago, John Vanderslice made a promise to a Phoenix audience that he would return to Modified Arts again. Though you couldn't blame anyone who wanted to avoid Phoenix this time of you, V ... More >>
Austin City Limits: recycling this year's festival headliners so you don't have to The lineup for the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival has been announced and it is teeming with top-notch talent. The Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam and Dave Matthews Band round out the top slots of Outside Lands Lollapa ... More >>