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October 19th, 2012
As the blog has done every year since 2009, Gorilla vs. Bear has compiled a unique Halloween mix of genuinely creepy songs fit for really giving the kids at your front door a good scare on the 31st. Made up of the blog’s favourites like Chromatics, Grouper, Burial, Clams Casino, Holy Other and others, it’s [...]
February 21st, 2012
Today is a big day for Montreal’s Claire Boucher, aka Grimes. First off, it marks the release of her new album, Visions, which gets an international release via 4AD (and on Arbutus in Canada). Secondly, she’s taken over editor duties at the Gorilla Vs. Bear blog, which for today will be known as Grimes Vs. [...]
October 31st, 2011
Just last week the Gorilla vs. Bear blog gave us a cool Halloween mixtape to download featuring Balam Acab, Colin Stetson and Grouper, among others. Now they’ve released their October 2011 mix that includes new cuts by Rangers, Grimes, Charli XCX, Glass Candy, Keep Shelly In Athens and a Balam Acab remix of Lana del [...]
October 24th, 2011
We’re a week away from Halloween and getting into the spirit is indie blog Gorilla vs. Bear, which has compiled a spooky mix of music. The tracklist includes recent tracks by Balam Acab, Panda Bear, Colin Stetson, Oneohtrix Point Never, Grouper and that much-talked about Burial/Massive Attack collabo. Below is the stream, but you can [...]
September 28th, 2011
For “5 After 5″ we bring you the five best tracks released into the world today via the World Wide Web. Click on ‘em and enjoy! James Blake “Fear To Fear” How To Dress Well “Here in Heaven 3″ (Elite Gymnastics Cover) Gorilla vs. Bear “September 2011 Mix” Ryan Adams “Flip Flops” Tropical Popsicle “Always [...]
August 30th, 2011
For “5 After 5″ we bring you the five best tracks released into the world today via the World Wide Web. Click on ‘em and enjoy! Surfer Blood “Miranda” Dum Dum Girls “Bedroom Eyes” The Olivia Tremor Control “The Game You Play Is in Your Head, Parts 1, 2, & 3″ Jovontaes “Mountain Pass” Various [...]
June 1st, 2011
Arctic Monkeys’ new album cover censored by American supermarkets… Watch Erykah Badu join My Morning Jacket on stage… Apparently, Chad VanGaalen is never happy with any of his records… More details emerge on Björk’s new iPad album, Biophilia… And since it’s the first day of June, why not reflect on May with a monthly edition [...]
May 27th, 2011
If you can’t make it to Gorge Amphitheater in Washington State this weekend for the Sasquatch Music Festival, you can stream it live over at NPR… Trent Reznor and Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) are collaborating on a song for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo soundtrack… It’s only been ten years, but now we’re [...]
May 17th, 2011
… Cutesy Japanese pop experimentalists Cibo Matto have reunited for a new album and tour… Indie music blog Gorilla Vs. Bear announce inaugural music festival… New Joy Division/New Order compilation to feature unreleased New Order track… F**ked Up, Diamond Rings, Grimes, Handsome Furs and more added to North By Northwest line-up… Dead Can Dance to [...]