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Catch SAINTHOOD at The East Room Tonight, Listen to "L.I.V.I.N.G." Right Now!

The post-Joy of Painting effort of front man Garreth Spinn, SAINTHOOD tags itself as "pop salvation." Debut single "L.I.V.I.N.G." dropped just this Tuesday. Synth-driven and highly danceable, this tune has a little bit of Killers flavor and skirts the edge of camp (never a bad thing.) SAINTHOOD joins a packed lineup of other musical amalgamations and resurrections at The East Room tonight: supergroup Friendship (with members of Chalaxy, Creature Comfort, Subnovas, Girls and Money, and Mesmer Tea,) dream-pop Iowans Annalibera, Organ Stills (a revision of Shy Guy,) chilled-out California psych from Suntundra Moon, and last-minute opener Mr. Nasti (Children of Spy, Zombie Bazooka Patrol.) That is a metric ton of music for $5. This is a much better application of your cash than buying a gnarly footlong at the Subway next door. Tonight's show is 18+ and kicks off at 8pm. -Terra James-Jura 

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OJR to Release "Nashville Demos"

OJR (aka Oliver John-Rodgers) promised from the stage at Blackbird Tattoo and Gallery last Sunday that anyone signed up to the band's mailing list would be sent a copy of their new recording "Nashville Demos" at least two weeks prior to its release date. He may have shed his ridiculous kimono at that point, but his cowboy had was still firmly in place. His bassist was in white high heels in honor of it it being National Woman's Day. They would be the perfect example of insufferable hipster punks if the raw, bluesy jams they were dishing out weren't so soul-scratchingly good. Hearing something fuzzed-out and psychedelic is nothing new in Nashville, but sometimes it takes some swagger in the delivery to make it click. Adding insult to injury, the band looked like they were having fun. Consider us fans. We're looking forward to this first release since OJR made the move to Music City from New York. Until you can catch a live show or "Nashville Demos" comes out, listen to this bit of awesome from their last EP.

 

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Jessie Baylin Releases Video for "Creepers (Young Love)"

We're in love with this dark new video from Jessie Baylin. "Creepers (Young Love)" is a deliciously heavy, meaty track from her Richard Swift-produced fourth album "Dark Places," due out April 7th. It's a refreshing departure from the typically sweet pop-by-way-of-France-circa-1960 that the chanteuse is known for. Creepers is right. We can almost smell the cigarettes and unwashed bedsheets when we watch this, and, even though we want to wash our hands after a view, we kind of like it. We're hoping the rest of the album has the same sort of unsettling carnality as this track.

Jessie Baylin will be at Grimey's on April 7th for an album release in-store performance, followed by a show at 3rd and Lindsley on April 11th. Tickets are available HERE. -Terra James-Jura

 

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The Deli's SXSW 2015 Issue is out digitally!

Ladies and Gents,

The SXSW 2015 issue of The Deli can be now read online here. 10k copies of this baby will flood the streets of Austin during SXSW Music Week.

It will be a busy time for us as usual, with the madness of the Stompbox Exhibit in full swing, joined this year by a sister expo called Synth Space!

So yeah... if you are attracted to nerds, come and see us at the SXSW Music Gear Expo inside the Austin Convention Center from March 19 to March 21 (11am-6pm)!

We'll also have a small live showcase, here are the details:

THE DELI'S SXSW 2015 SHOWCASE

FACEBOOK EVENT
WHEN: Friday 03.20, 4pm
WHERE: FLatstock Stage (Austin Convention Center)

4.00 Prinze George (DC Area)
4.45 Lazyeyes (Brooklyn, NY)
5.30 Roger Sellers (Austin)

See y'all in Austin!

The Deli's Staff


Banditos Announce Debut Album 5.12

Banditos just announced the May 12th release of their self-titled debut album via Bloodshot Records. The six piece collective of Birmingham natives have already put in countless miles and several years of sweat and tears before arriving at this album, so rest assured that every one of these 12 originals is road-tested and dive-approved. Their first single, "Cry Baby Cry," boogies out of the gate with hopping piano and rollicking guitar paying homage to newborn rock and roll, while the banjo featured in the breakdown nods to their Americana roots. Nashville was clearly celebrating their adoptive sons and daughter signing onto the Chicago-based label with these past few days of shitty Midwestern weather. Keep up with the band at www.banditosband.com, and preorder the album here. -Terra James-Jura

 

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