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Pure Bathing Culture — at the Hype Hotel, SXSW 2014

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at the Hype Hotel, SXSW 2014


Premiere: Pure Bathing Culture Debuts Cover of “The Downtown Lights”

The Band’s Cover Album of The Blue Nile's Hats is Out 12/18 On Better Company

Dec 01, 2020

Portland indie pop duo Pure Bathing Culture is releasing their cover of The Blue Nile’s “The Downtown Lights,” premiering with Under the Radar. The song is the first released from the band’s cover album of The Blue Nile’s 1989 classic Hats and marks the second release from Better Company, the Brooklyn-based record company owned by Ellis Ludwig-Leone and Allen Tate of San Fermin. The band first covered the record in 2018 for a limited vinyl release, but they have since recorded new versions for wide release. More

SXSW Music 2016 Announces First Round of Artists

Crystal Castles, Yuck, Fear of Men, HÆLOS, Micachu and the Shapes, Caveman, and More on List

Oct 20, 2015

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, has announced the first round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there’s also film and interactive portions) in 2016 (its 30th year). The list is short on big names, but a huge part of SXSW is discovering new artists. More

News Mix: Antony vs. the Pope, Daughter, John Carpenter, Flying Lotus, Trent Reznor, Ty Segall, etc.

Plus: Nils Frahm, J Fernandez, Keep Shelley in Athens, Pure Bathing Culture, Tyler The Creator, Neneh Cherry, The Haxan Claok, and More

Sep 30, 2015

Here’s a mix of other news today that weren’t able to do full news items on. Included in this news mix are summary items on Antony and his comments on the Pope, Daughter’s new album and video, John Carpenter’s live debut, Flying Lotus’ short film trailer, Trent Reznor and The Haxan Cloak’s Moog documentary, a new song from Nils Frahm and Ólafur Arnalds, J Fernandez’s video, Keep Shelley in Athens’ new song, Pure Bathing Culture’s live video, Tyler The Creator’s animated show, an unreleased Neneh Cherry song, Ty Segall’s new band, and more. More

Mar 18, 2014

On Thursday, March 13 Pure Bathing Culture performed at the Hype Hotel at SXSW. More

Listen: Pure Bathing Culture – “Good King Wenceslas”

Walker In A Winter Wonderland is Out Now Via Pink Smoke Records.

Dec 19, 2013

Listen as Pure Bathing Culture turn “Good King Wenceslas” into an echo-filled folk tune that wouldn’t sound out of place on the pair’s debut full-length, Moon Tides. More

Stream New Albums By Porcelain Raft, DIANA, Braids, and More

Including Pure Bathing Culture, White Hills, and Larry Gus

Aug 15, 2013

Several new albums are streaming in advance of their release next week. More


Mar 19, 2014

We begin this recap of SXSW 2014 with a classic caveat: It’s not you, it’s me. Really. More

Aug 23, 2013

Vetiver refugees Daniel Hindman and Sarah Versprille have created one of the few bands to compare themselves to Cocteau Twins and actually hit somewhere near that mark. More