Adult Swim’s Garage Swim


Continuing the precedent of Adult Swim’s dedication to bring you amazingly good compilations for free, 2013 has brought us the filthy stomp of Garage Swim. Who can say no to such a fine bunch of musicians, as per this track listing below:

1. Bass Drum of Death – “Dregs”
2. Apache Dropout – “Constant Plaything”
3. Thee Oh Sees – “Devil Again”
4. King Tuff – “She’s on Fire”
5. JEFF the Brotherhood – “Melting Place”
6. Black Lips – “Cruising”
7. King Khan and the Gris Gris – “Discreate Disguise”
8. Mikal Cronin – “Better Man”
9. Mind Spiders – “They Lie”
10. Cheap Time – “Kill the Light”
11. King Louie’s Missing Monuments – “Covered in Ice”
12. OBN IIIs – “A Good Lover”
13. The Gories – “On the Run”
14. King Khan – “Strange Ways”
15. Weekend – “Teal Kia”

Download the compilation over at As well, check out 2 video features on Mikal Cronin and King Tuff by Yours Truly while you’re there.

Currently, they’re in the midst of the Adult Swim 2013 Singles Program.


This year’s collection has tracks from Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & EL-P), Metz, Autre Ne Veut, MadLib, Mac DeMarco, Lightning Bolt, Lil B, Captain Murphy, Pig Destroyer. Free downloads will be doled out weekly over the course of the summer.

Previous Williams St. Records complinations include:

Metal Swim
African Swim
Ghostly Swim
The 2012 Singles Program
The 2011 Singles Program
The 2010 Singles Program

Portland Social Scene: 2/13 – 2/15 (Talkdemonic, Explode Into Colors, Albino & more!)

In an effort to get better settled in my new home of Portland, I’m going to start publishing some more local-centric articles. It helps me get better acquainted with some of the many bands and venues around the city. There’s always something going on in this city

So, here’s a selection of what’s going on this weekend in Portland:


Vagabond Opera and Chervona @ Someday Lounge – 125 NW 5th Avenue

Fall of the House @ Theatre! Theatre! – 3430 SE Belmont.

Shake Speake, Best Supporting Actress and New Centruy Schoolbook @ Dunes – 1905 NE MLK

Atole & Breakfast Mountain @ Dekum Manor – 422 NE Dekum St

Livewire! w/ Talkdemomic & Point Juncture, WA @ Aladdin Theater – 3017 SE Milwaukee Ave.

Potluck & House Show w/ Autopilot Is For Lovers @ NE 80th & Couch

Zoobombers Mini Bike Winter Fest @ various locations (check out for info

Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ Roseland – 8 NW 6th Ave

That 1 Guy @ Doug Fir – 830 E. Burnside


Atlas @ Holocene – 1001 SE Morrison

Cover Your Hearts Benefit Party w/ Charmparticles, Jonah, Crosstides, Derby and Tango Alpha Tango @ Someday Lounge – 125 NW 5th Avenue

P:ear Benefit Party featuring Strength, Explode Into Colors, and The Dirty Mittens @ Wonder Ballroom – 128 NE Russell St

Zoobombers Mini Bike Winter Fest @ various locations (check out for info

Free Vegan Desserts @ Hungry Tiger Too – 207 SE 12th Portland

Albino @ Goodfoot Lounge – 2845 SE Stark St.

Fleshtone and Fist Fite @ Rotture – 315 SE 3rd Ave


Verb: A Dance Party Action Benefit Event @ Zaytoon – 2236 NE Alberta

Queens Girl @ Someday Lounge – 125 NW 5th Avenue

Alela Diane (CD Release Show) @ Holocene – 1001 SE Morrison
Horse Feathers @ Doug Fir (beautiful folk music from local stars)

Greyboy Allstars @ Crystal Ballroom – 1332 W. Burnside

Zoobombers Mini Bike Winter Fest @ various locations (check out for info

This list is a truncated version of the Life Is A Party list, provided weekly by Leigh Friedman, which keeps you updated on all the weekend madness that Portland, OR has to offer.

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