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Friday, July 13, 2012

Listen: Gambit's free music Friday

Posted By on Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Bass Drum of Death
  • Bass Drum of Death

New Orleans shoegazing pop outfit Glish released a stellar two-song demo, Collider, this month to preview its EP to be released in the fall. Stream or download it here, and download the band's 2011 EP Blast Off here. Glish performs Monday, July 16 at Circle Bar with Dead Mellotron — grab the Baltimore band's lo-fi pop EP Glitter here.

Tonight at 4 p.m., the free Jammin' on the River concert series kicks off at Mardi Gras World with The Boogiemen and Vox & the Hound, featured in our last edition. Other artists performing over the next couple months for the event: Rebirth Brass Band, Big History, Hot 8 Brass Band and others.

Big History also performs a free show at Maison tonight at 10 p.m. — get a free download of the electronic pop band's All At Once EP here. Also performing is Baton Rouge unrelenting electronic pop outfit Prom Date — grab that band's 2012 EP here.

Also tonight: Mississippi's Bass Drum of Death is at One Eyed Jacks. (Read the Gambit preview here.) Listen to the fuzzy rock 'n' roll duo's "White Fright" here, and watch the video for "Get Found," the infectious, sweat-soaked grease-ball of a pop song from the band's 2011 Fat Possum album GB City.

3 QTR labelmates DZ Deathrays are also on that bill. Stream tracks from the scorching, over-driven duo's latest Bloodstreams here.

After the jump, watch Curren$y's video for standout The Stoned Immaculate track "Showroom," an ode to his automobiles.

Dissolving Nintendo astro-pop duo Yip-Yip performs a 3 p.m. matinee show at Euclid Records on Saturday. Stream or download band tracks here.

From Germany comes furiously paced and sharp-edged hardcore band Republic of Dreams, which performs 7 p.m. Saturday at Hey! Cafe. Download tracks from the band here, or download its 7" here.

Also performing is Heat Dust, a regular here on the Gambit blog. Download its latest, "No Hands," here.

Updated to include (thanks to commenter RfrancisR): Frank Ocean's TV debut performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, where he performed "Bad Religion" from his latest LP, the acclaimed Channel Orange:

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