In The Aeroplane Over The Sea was originally slated to sell about 7,000 copies. A master release from Merge Records penciled in 5,500 prospective units on CD and 1,600 more on vinyl. This wasn’t a burial; it was prudent. In 1998, Neutral...Show More Summary
This week, Deerhoof’s John Dieterich and Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeremy Barnes are dropping a collaboration as Dieterich & Barnes. Titled The Coral Casino, the 11-track album finds the two vets exploring their respective aesthetics through highly exploratory, wildly colorful sound blasts. Show More Summary
The new song reminds us of Neutral Milk Hotel and The Fruit Bats.
Chicago singer/songwriter Al Scorch has a sound influenced by old timey country and bluegrass but also raw driving punk. It sometimes sounds like a more bluegrass version of Neutral Milk Hotel, a comparison that makes even more sense when you consider Al frequently collaborates with Laura Carter, who's toured as a member of NMH. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Real Estate, Built To Spill, Neutral Milk Hotel Song: Tiny Little Houses - Milo Tun What's so good? Why do these vocals sound so familiar? Is it Built To Spill? Something else? I'm having a hard time putting my finger on it... None of that really matters, though. Show More Summary
You Won’t are a duo out of Massachusetts that was presented to me with this statement, “if you’re a fan of Neutral Milk Hotel you might dig this too.” That certainly grabbed my attention and got me to click on the video below. There is definitely some similarity and makes me want to hear some [...]
Sounds like: Tiny Little Houses, Modest Mouse Song: Neutral Milk Hotel - Holland, 1945 What's so good? Today marks the 18th anniversary of the release of Neutral Milk Hotel's In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. I don't normally use such occasions to share music, but that's because I don't normally notice. In this case, I noticed. Show More Summary
Fate may have brought Deerhoof’s John Dieterich and Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeremy Barnes together. TMT has learned that the two musicians formed Dieterich & Barnes after cordial handshakes and a sudden whisking-off by a man wearing a gorilla mask, who, without introduction, suddenly piled both musicians into an unmarked box truck. Show More Summary
Merge Records have become one of the latest labels to join Bandcamp. Unfortunately the whole discography isn't there -- like no Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel or Spoon -- but still this is good news. You can now stream...
by Andrew Sacher Last month, Roger Harvey released his debut album Twelve Houses, a nice dose of heartfelt poppy indie that we said fans of Neutral Milk Hotel, The Antlers, Death Cab and Youth Lagoon should check out. One of...
Half Japanese have been around for a long, long time. They helped shape the DIY and lo-fi movements from the last couple of decades, and influenced the likes of Sonic Youth, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Kurt Cobain (who had asked the band to open on dates during Nirvana’s In Utero tour). Two dozen EPs, LPs, […]
Although Neutral Milk Hotel will not be touring for the foreseeable future, fans who miss the band's whimsical shows and music will have the opportunity to see band member Julian Koster and his own band The Music Tapes perform...
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Julian Koster is a delight. There, I said it. On this site of all sites, that statement is very controversial, I know, but I’m brave and strong and I really do think that pretty much everything I know about Julian Koster is delightful. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Neutral Milk Hotel, Dr. Dog Song: Tiny Little Houses - Soon We Won't Exist What's so good? It's been more than a year since Hugh last covered Melbourne-based Tiny Little Houses, but today they're back on our radar with a...Show More Summary
the long story, short. the minders are from portland, they’re touring with neutral milk hotel, the have a kickstarter going on right now for their new record, into the river – their first in 13 years, they’re kind of part of the elephant...Show More Summary
This year's three-day festival was the most ambitious yet, featuring 80 acts including Mastodon, The Strokes, Wilco, The Avett Brothers, Neutral Milk Hotel, and more.
Two sine-wavy covers from circa 2007-2008.
Dot Wiggin of cult band The Shaggs will be opening for Neutral Milk Hotel on a string on Northeast shows next week. Before that, The Dot Wiggin Band are playing NYC on Sunday (4/12) at Baby's All Right with...
The Music Tapes, the wonderful current project of Julian Koster whose multi-instrument work you know from Neutral Milk Hotel, made a stop in my living room in East Nashville to play some Christmas songs as part of their surprise Caroling tour. Show More Summary