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GEN F: Elvis Depressedly, Now With a Little Less Desolation

No more sad songs; sad songs forever From the magazine: ISSUE 92, June/July 2014 On certain days, Mat Cothran’s Twitter feed is one of the darkest places on the internet. The 25-year-old songwriter, who’s perhaps … read more »

POSTED July 1, 2014 10:40AM IN GEN F, MAGAZINE 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Stream Alex G’s New Album, DSU, in Its Entirety

FADER PREMIERE This past spring, I went to North Philadelphia to write a feature about Alex G, a reserved college kid whose home-recorded rock songs have amassed a sort of small-but-diehard cult following on the … read more »

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The Bilinda Butchers Announce HEAVEN LP with Dreamy “Edo Method”

FADER PREMIERE Hot news of the day: San Francisco three-piece The Bilinda Butchers, named of course after the My Bloody Valentine singer/guitarist, will release their debut album, HEAVEN, this July on indie-of-the-year Orchid Tapes. Judging … read more »

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Alex G Shares Another DSU Album Track, “Harvey”

In our recent feature on Alex G, we asserted that the 21-year-old was “the internet’s secret best songwriter,” a claim that becomes incrementally easier to stand behind with each new endearingly weird guitar jam he … read more »

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Who Is Alex G? Meet the Internet’s Secret Best Songwriter

Two days in Philly with a DIY wunderkind Today, Orchid Tapes announced they’ll be putting out singer/songwriter Alex G’s 12th release, DSU, his first-ever full-length vinyl. You can preorder here before it comes out June … read more »

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Stream: William Starr Busbee, “Forever”

FADER PREMIERE The newest addition to the Orchid Tapes dream team is Columbia, South Carolina singer-songwriter William Starr Busbee, whose new full-length College Rock II is pretty perfectly aligned with the New York label’s lovable … read more »

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Download Arrange’s Album Their Bodies in a Fog

FADER PREMIERE Following last week’s news of Orchid Tapes’ Boring Ecstasy compilation, today the record label of the year is releasing Portland singer/producer Arrange’s fourth album, Their Bodies in a Fog, on cassette. (It was … read more »

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Orchid Tapes Announces Boring Ecstasy: Bedroom Pop Compilation

FADER PREMIERE Last week was the fourth anniversary of Orchid Tapes, the New York DIY label co-founded by Warren Hildebrand and Brian Vu that, like a snowball rolling from the top of Big Cartel mountain, … read more »

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Download Fog Lake’s Virgo Indigo LP

Premiered today with an interview at No Fear of Pop is Newfoundland solo act Fog Lake’s sometimes-delicately-guitar-poppy, sometimes-just-ambient third LP, Virgo Indigo, the latest release from the increasingly unmissable label Orchid Tapes. They’re putting out … read more »

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Download Ricky Eat Acid’s Three Love Songs LP

Though I recently commissioned Ricky Eat Acid for a FADER mix and interview, I have been avoiding writing about the album that gave rise to the occasion, Three Love Songs, out last week as the … read more »

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