I'm not sure if you're aware, but our label manager Seth Hubbard has the coolest dog. His name is Winston and he's pretty remarkable. I mean damn, check him out for yourself above! Have you ever seen a dog as cool as him? Look at all his records!
When it came time to organize our next sampler, I couldn't help but get Winston involved. This year's sampler, Winston's Essentials, is dedicated to Winston's favorite jams! He's hitting you with both the old classics and the new singles from Polyvinyl. And since Winston is all about saving money, we're making this thing FREE! All you have to do is CLICK HERE. Check out the tracklist below.
Winston's Essentials Tracklist
01. Casiokids - Grønt lys i alle ledd 02. of Montreal - Coquet Coquette 03. Love Is All - Dust 04. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Sink/Let It Sway 05. Japandroids - Younger Us 06. Aloha - Waterwheel 07. Joan of Arc - Fogbow 08. Asobi Seksu - Celeste (live) 09. Love of Everything - Fear of Missing Out 10. Owen - Too Scared to Move 11. Loney Dear - Take My Hand 12. Headlights - Secrets 13. Saturday Looks Good To Me - Parking Lot Blues (live) 14. Braid - Forever Got Shorter 15. Volcano, I'm Still Excited!! - Two Exclamation PointsHide More
Did you hear the latest episode of NPR's All Things Considered? of Montreal front man Kevin Barnes makes an appearance on the show and talks about their latest album, False Priest, along with a bit of history on how the band came to be. Listen to the episode by clicking the link below.
of Montreal's Davey Pierce recently put together a list of some of his favorite songs for Baeble Music's latest T.G.I. Mixtape. He also gives you a little insight as to why he likes each song so much. Highlights include label-mates Loney Dear, Built To Spill, LCD Soundsystem and more. Click the link below to listen. Also, don't forget to check out Davey's side project, Yip Deceiver!
Japandroids' new single "Heavenward Grand Prix" is featured on NME's Top Ten Free Downloads this week! If you haven't had a chance to check out the song, head on over to NME by clicking the link below.
Heavenward Grand Prix is #3 of the 5-part 7" series to be released this year. This one's limited to 2000 copies on clear vinyl + instant MP3. Be sure and pre-order because these things are going fast!
We all know NPR is RAD, but today they're MEGA RAD. Right now, you can stream of Montreal's upcoming album False Priest in its entirety for FREE on their "First Listen" section. Click the link below to get your dance on! If you like what you hear, check out the limited red vinyl by clicking HERE. We're almost out!
Boy is it chilly in here! It's time to get your cave-wave on my friends...yeah, I said it, and I don't feel bad about it either! Vancouver-based Teen Daze just recorded a pretty fantastic version of Japandroids' "Wet Hair." So chill out, grab a Pabst, cut your pants into shorts, purchase a few lucky strikes off your friend, and listen to this cover by clicking the link below.
Casiokids recently cruised through Portland and Seattle for shows at Mississippi Studios, The Vera Project, and a great live performance on KEXP! The KEXP performance has since been archived and can be streamed HERE. The video above is from the band's Portland show @ Mississippi Studios. Click HERE for another video from the show. That monkey sure can dance!
Casiokids will be performing a live session on KEXP today at 12:00 PT. If you don't have anything going on during your lunch break, tune in by clicking the link below. They won't let you down! They're currently in the US supporting their latest compilation Topp stemning på lokal bar. Pick one up HERE if you like what you hear!
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin's new album Let It Sway is out now and can be purchased everywhere! The album is available on CD / LP (peach colored 180 gram vinyl) / MP3 and comes with a free button, sticker, and poster if you order from the PV store!
Let It Sway is the band's 3rd full length album and easily their strongest to date. Recorded by Death Cab For Cutie guitarist and respected engineer Chris Walla along with Beau Sorenson (DCFC, Sparklehorse) at the legendary Smart Studios in Madison, WI, Let It Sway couples the low-fi aspects of Broom with the polished sound of Pershing to create a whole new aesthetic.
of Montreal's Kevin Barnes recently played a solo show at Respectable Street Cafe in West Palm Beach, FL and some great videos and photos have surfaced online. Check out the version of "The Past Is A Grotesque Animal" above, then follow the link below to check out photos on Prefix along with a review on New Times.
Did you catch of Montreal on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night? They played "Sex Karma" with Solange! Check out the performance above. The band also played "Coquet Coquette" that night as a web exclusive, which you can see below. Enjoy!
In case you missed it in the of Montreal emailer, Kevin, David, and Nina Barnes put together a short trailer featuring a few snippets from the upcoming album, False Priest. It even got posted on Under The Radar! Check it out above then follow the link below to pre-order your copy of False Priest.
It's almost the weekend...so that means we should all celebrate with a new Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin track off their upcoming album, Let It Sway. Stereogum has the premiere of "Banned (By The Man)" for free stream/download. Go check it out for yourself by clicking the link below.
THE WAIT IS OVER! of Montreal's brand new album, False Priest, is now available for pre-order! We know you've all been waiting a long time for this, and trust us, we're just as excited as you! IT SOUNDS AMAZING!
False Priest was recorded at Ocean Way Recording in Los Angeles, CA with the help of renowned producer/songwriter, Jon Brion (Kanye West, Fiona Apple, Rufus Wainwright). With appearances by Janelle Monae and Solange Knowles, False Priest is, without a doubt, of Montreal's best work to date.
False Priest will be available on CD / 2xLP / MP3 with amazing artwork by David Barnes and Gemini Tactics (see above). As usual, we're hooking up those who pre-order with some free goodies. This time it's 4 free stickers and a button! Both the CD and LP include a 20-page booklet of new paintings. The 180 gram LP comes on either black or red vinyl + digital download. The red vinyl is limited to 2000 copies and is only available through us here at Polyvinyl. So if you want a red one, order now before they sell out!
To get your copy of False Priest, click the link below. To download the first single, "Coquet Coquette," click HERE. Also, be sure and sign up for the of Montreal email list to receive updates with new announcements / MP3s / videos / and more! Click HERE to sign up.Hide More
Casiokids' new jam, "Finn Bikkjen!" is featured on the new Urban Outfitters sampler, LSTN # 10. The sampler also features tons of other great songs from bands like Twin Sister, The Drums, Woods, Here We Go Magic, and more. Click the link below to download the sampler for free!
This year's Bonnaroo festival was nuts! On top of the 100+ degree weather, the crowd was going bananas! NPR was at the festival and caught Japandroids as they braved the heat and destroyed the stage. Click the link below to check out a live recording of their whole set, which features the new single, "Younger Us."
Japandroids' new single, "Younger Us," has been out in the internet world for a whole 24 hours now and has already gained traction amongst various sites, including Best New Music on Pitchfork. They describe the song as "a welcome indication that this band has more to offer than the, fuzzed-out frenzy that we already know they do so well." Click the links below to pre-order Younger Us and to check out the article.
Wanna get a preview of a new of Montreal song off the upcoming album False Priest? NME just posted a live video of the band rockin' a new one at their 9th Street Summerfest appearance. The song is being labeled on YouTube as "Famine Affair" and it appears in NME's "Top 10 MP3 Downloads" section. Check it out by clicking the link below.
We all love us some Janelle Monae. Her brand new album, The ArchAndroid, just came out today and features a track with of Montreal called "Make The Bus." Check out the song, along with the entire album on Myspace's exclusive stream happening right now! Click the link below to listen and to purchase your copy.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin are known for writing great anthems for sports teams. They've already written one for their hometown baseball team, The Springfield Cardinals, so it's only logical for them to branch out overseas.
SSLYBY recently contributed a song for the new project Fast Forward, which highlights each country participating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup taking place in South Africa. SSLYBY's song is called "Back To You" and focuses on the country of Brazil.
You can get the whole 32-track comp for only 5 euro by clicking the link below.