Luxury Liners: Dog Days / Afternoons

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

Operating under the moniker Luxury Liners, Baltimore-based musician Carter Tanton streamed the entirety of his new album They’re Flowers on Spin this week. While tracks like “Caribbean Sunset” (a John Cale cover), “Life’s A Beach” and “Dog Days / Afternoons” could instantly become cliched springtime tunes, instead they showcase Tanton’s time finessing his craft as a producer for other acts with surprising compositional layering and …

Permanent Vacation DJ Podcast

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

Tom Bioly and Benjamin Fröhlich—the enterprising pair behind one of our favorite independent record labels, Permanent Vacation—lent their mixing skills and fine taste to London-based Clash magazine this week for a downloadable DJ podcast. The Perm Vac guys eschewed pulling from their own roster of talent in favor of what they’re listening to now—a testament to their genuine musical interests—for a playlist that includes Bonobo, …

Superhumanoids: Geri

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

Since first writing about them on CH in 2010, LA’s Superhumanoids seem to only get better every time we check in with the trio of multi-facted musicians. With a show on the horizon at NYC’s Mercury Lounge next week, their latest single “Geri” has been on constant office rotation, keeping us fueled with their dreamy roller coaster of sound that goes from baritone to soprano …