A little more action on the new release front this week, but we’re still in the middle of the summer release blues.
Ra Ra Riot - “Boy”
If you like cats (and/or Ra Ra Riot), check out the video for the band’s first single off their upcoming album The Orchard, out August 24th!
Ra Ra Riot - “Can You Tell”
I’ve been listening to this album non stop since Friday. The Rhumb Line is full of gorgeous string parts as well as melodies that easily get stuck in your head. There’s a fullness to their songs which keeps me listening.
Ra Ra Riot formed in 2006 in Syracuse, NY and recently signed to Barsuk Records. They have played CMJ, SXSW, and have toured with Art Brut, Bow Wow Wow, Editors and Tokyo Police Club.
From track to track, I hear influences including The Shins, Arcade Fire, Belle and Sebastian and Broken Social Scene. Definitely check out this album!