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New Singles - January 2016

Yo! Hope you all are doing well! I'm here getting ready to watch some Narcos on Netflix! Pablo Escobar is a dick!

And with that lets take a look at some of the new new from some new groups and old favorites!

Cockamamie Jamie, ft. Boney Beezly (Fresno, CA)
"Smooth Titties" from the upcoming Orca.
The Argyle Pimps return on a track that is the epitome of smooth. If everything on Orca is as good as this, then we're all in for some good times in 2016.

The Eros (Dinuba, CA)
"Happy Me, Lucky You"
Effervescent alt pop from the former drummer of Francis Ward, with a trippy music video to boot!

Hayashi (Fresno, CA)
"Mine" from the upcoming Hayashi.
Formerly known as Clouded Vision, Kevin Hayashi makes his solo debut with this heartfelt tune.

Meet Me In Montauk (Fresno, CA)
"Fuck You Song" from the upcoming Dork Soul.
Never has being told to fuck off sounded so delightful!

EsemNesto (Dinuba/Reedley, CA)
Funky collab shit from some longtime Spanspek faves. Hopefully a full album is in the works!  By the way, Nesto's got a cool Songs For My Friends monthly mix you should be checking out! 

Shrug (Fresno, CA)
"Murder Smitten" from the upcoming ????.
It's official, Jacob Lee is the swimming shark of the Fresno ocean, constantly creating else he'll die. His newest project is a hardcore punk collab with guitarist/vocalist Patrick Hogan. Not for the faint of heart.

Style Like Revelators (Fresno, CA)
"The Mountain"
The blues/fuzz rock quartet shakes arenas with this hard charging  anthem. Be sure to have your lighters on hand before listening.

Tson / Thom Khat (Fresno, CA)
"Magdelene Mode"
The Waterbox Inc. members busting some oddball schemes.  It seems very likely that these two got high, went into the kitchen, and said "Fuck it, lets make some music!" And you know what, shits cool man.

Wee Beasties (Fresno, CA)
Former Rogues drummer Codie Collins switches to vocals and keeps the white boy soul going on this sultry track.

That's it for today! See you next time with some more blog rock!


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