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[GIVEAWAY] Princeton’s ‘To the Alps’ 7″ Vinyl Giveaway

Princeton's 'To the Alps' 7

If you have been following The Burning Ear for years then you know I love me some Princeton. And if you are a Vinyl Moon member who refers a friend then you might get their LP Remembrance of Things to Come in your next shipment. So yeah, I love spreading the good Princeton vibes which is why I’m stoked to be partnering with Hit City USA to give away of Princeton’s 2011 “To The Alps” 7″ single. It was a limited pressing of 500 colored 7″ vinyl, released March 29th, 2011, exactly 5 years ago today. So we’re giving away 5 copies!* The band is no longer active but have been rumored to be plotting a few reunion shows… This is the perfect way to get hyped for them. Read more

The Burning Ear Presents: Saint Motel @ The El Rey in Los Angeles, Saturday July 14

♫ Saint Motel – Puzzle Pieces

Any regular reader of The Burning Ear should know Saint Motel and their infectious jams, stellar music videos, and ass kicking live shows. The Burning Ear couldn’t be prouder to be presenting 2 out of those 3 things next weekend at the beautiful El Rey theater in Los Angeles. Saint Motel releasing their debut album Voyeur by playing with fellow TBE alums Chasing Kings and Princeton so it’s sure to be a damn good show. Grab your tickets on the cheap here (you can even get the album+ticket bundle for a steal!) and then come for a night of rollicking fun! Also head here to grab their new single “Benny Goodman” for free!

Enter to WIN a pair of tickets here! 

[REMIX] RAC Roundup w/ The Temper Trap, Theme Park, Princeton, Gossip, and Katy Perry

i am a war of flesh and heart that’s left undone between the person that I was and have become

♫ The Temper Trap – Need Your Love (RAC Mix)

Memorial Day has 3 key ingredients: Sunshine, BBQ, and music. I can’t think of a better way to take care of that last one then a roundup of the latest from RAC. Download these jams to your memorial day playlist and turn up appropriately.

♫ Theme Park – Two Hours (RAC Mix)

♫ Princeton – Grand Rapids (RAC Remix)

♫ Gossip – Perfect World (RAC Mix)

♫ Katy Perry – Part Of Me (RAC Mix)

[MP3] Princeton – “Andre”

blood fills the nose, poor hand strikes out back and forth

♫ Princeton – Andre

  • Who: 4 guys who grew up a couple miles from me.
  • What: Sunny indie pop, like Kisses, Tanlines, Vampire Weekend.
  • Where: Santa Monica, CA + Facebook / Soundcloud / Amazon
  • When: The Remembrance of Things to Come LP is out now & the title track is also free here.
  • Why: Named not after the University, but after the street that’s named after the University, LA’s Princeton have been floating around my radar for a few years now. Since they are from my hood and deal in the kind of vibes I like to be dealt, I wanted to be a fan. And now, with “Andre,” I am. The methodically plodding xylophone, lightly fuzzed guitar, and high drama strings, blend into a track that is as intoxicating as it is appropriate for a Wes Anderson montage sequence. Speaking of which, who else is pumped for Moonrise Kingdom!?