NEW VIDEO FROM WOLF PARADE: YULIA

Ground control to Wolf Parade. In the new Scott Coffey directed video for the  cinematic “Yulia” off  Wolf Parade’s Expo 86, a Soviet astronaut on a secret black mission is rocketed into space leaving behind a woman he may never see again.  It’s sort of a Major Tom, Cold War conspiracy style with a nod to Russian […]

WOLF PARADE: EXPO ’86

[rating: 5] Wolf Parade: Expo ’86 Label: Sub Pop Release date:  June 29, 2010 Expo ’86 is a unified statement of distinctive vocalists Dan Boeckner and Spencer Krug. Together, the indie rock dynamic duo have created a dense, noisy and extremely consistent listening experience, brimming with loud fuzzed out guitar and dance stomping anthems which […]

WOLF PARADE: AT MOUNT ZOOMER

Wolf Parade: At Mount Zoomer Label: Sub Pop Release Date: June 17, 2008 Montreal’s Wolf Parade builds slightly upon a rigorous sound established in their first LP, illustrating a certain level of refinement. Distinctive vocals from dynamic duo Dan Boeckner & Spencer Krug (both nurturing successful side projects) give the otherwise right-brained audibles a healthy […]

Wayhome Music & Arts Festival 2016

The WayHome Music & Arts Festival is a multi-day music and arts festival where music, food, art and film come together to make a kaleidoscope of sound, smell, colour, and spectacle. This years line-up featured headliners LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and The Killers along with Metric, CHVRCHES, Gary Clark, Jr., Mac DeMarco, Rae Sremmurd, Wolf […]

EP DOWNLOAD FROM STEEL PHANTOMS: FORER

Today’s suggested listening:  Forer – the self-funded, second EP from Steel Phantoms. Following up their eponymous debut, the unsigned, Brooklyn indie trio deliver yet another solid, sometimes quirky, no-frills progressive indie rock album. Expect crisp guitars, beautifully layered vocal harmonies, masterfully placed moog and a subdued intensity and introspection reminiscent of The Modern Lovers and Wolf […]

BRAVESTATION “WHITE WOLVES” REMIX BY YOUTH AND TEEN DAZE

Toronto’s Bravestation just released remixes of their new single “White Wolves” by Youth and Teen Daze. The band will be heading across the Atlantic for their first ever UK tour, which includes a main-stage play alongside Iggy and The Stooges, Caribou, Two Door Cinema Club, The Kills & more at the Evolution Festival.  “If Foals moved […]

top 10 albums of 2010

At the end of yet another great year in music, team discosalt has sat back, reflected and squared in with 2010’s “top 10” best albums of the year. So turn on some tunes, read through le lists and keep the discourse going! We want your feedback. Shoot us your album picks for the year and […]

Best albums of 2010

At the end of yet another great year in music, team discosalt has sat back, reflected and squared in with 2010’s “top 10” best albums of the year. So turn on some tunes, read through le lists and keep the discourse going! We want your feedback. Shoot us your album picks for the year and […]

FREE MP3: THE CINNAMON BAND: I’M ASKING YOU

Songwriter/guitarist John Harouff and Drummer Neil Campbell are the two heavy-hitting henchmen behind The Cinnamon Band who make one hell of a first impression. Growing up in Staunton, VA and playing in bands together since age twelve, the two first won attention as high school students comprising two-thirds of the shapeshifting noise-pop act The Union […]

NEW DISCOSALT ALBUM AND SHOW REVIEWS

We have added some new reviews here at discosalt.com . Check out John Whitaker’s album reveiws of Dr. Dog- Fate and Shearwater- Rook, as well as the Elephants (elephantwhale.blogspot.com) show reviews this month for Wolf Parade, Chairlift, and Fleet Foxes in the REVIEW section. More coming soon!

POST UNAMPLIFIED ACOUSTIC BBQ WRAP-UP

On Sunday, the Discosalt wolf pack took the “scenic” route aka Flatbush Avenue all the way out to secluded yet much hyped Fort Tilden Beach in the Rockaway’s for Todd P’s “Unamplified Acoustic BBQ”. Absolutely not the most efficient way out, but certainly the right move if you are in the market for an international […]