Mint Mixtape: Volume One.
Lovvers – No Romantics
Lovvers are a foursome from the UK who sound like they should have soundtracked every Thrasher cover since 1996.
Ethiopians – Just Relax
Look, just chill the fuck out alright? Ethiopians are an awesome band from Ohio who play breezy, surfy, shoegaze.
The Bitters – Warrior
Ben, the drummer from Fucked up plays drums in this band as well – this isn’t really anything like Fucked up whatsoever though.
Women – Black Rice
Right, no-one in Women is a actually a woman, they lied to you. They’re really good though so it’s fine.
Wavves – Post Acid
I’m sure you all know you who Wavves are (ex fuck-up Nathan Williams and two members of Jay Reatard’s old band, R.I.P). This is the first single off their new album with a Patrick O’Dell directed video featuring Kevin ‘Spanky’ Long dressed up as an alien.
Get Back Guinozzi – Carpet Madness
Remember we did an interview with Get Back Guinozzi? In summary; Eglantine has a sexy voice & is living in her London bunker at the moment, and Fred wants to learn English and runs a festival.
The Mantles – Don’t Lie
The Mantles are 3 guys and a girl from San Francisco who should have a Daniel Clowes drawn comic about them with a free 7″ given out every time.
Dios – Stare at Wheel
Another band we’ve featured before, but with Dios it was a then & now rather than an interview. They called Lee Mavers the Howard Hughes of britpop.
Dum Dum Girls – Jail La La
They’re coming to the UK this month so go see them or you’re a durr-brain.
Harlem – Sometimes
Harlem have one of the best myspace pages I’ve seen in ages, apparently the only band they like is Nirvana, only album; Nevermind, only song; Smells like teen spirit.
Japandroids – Wet Hair
I saw Japandroids a while ago and they were hella in to it, way more than I’ve ever seen anyone be on a stage that barely fits two people and a drum-kit.