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Quit Your Day Job: Bleeding Rainbow

Philadelphia garage rockers Bleeding Rainbow — formerly Reading Rainbow — have been busy prepping their new album, Yeah Right, due out 1/29 on Kanine Records. Three songs from Yeah Right have been released already: the fuzzy, anthemic “Waking Dream,” the driving, punk-inflected “Pink Ruff,” and the dreamy and catchy “Drift Away.” Founding guitarist and vocalist… More »

By: Wyatt Marshall / January 17, 2013 - 1:01 pm

Bleeding Rainbow – “Waking Dream”

Philly garage vets Bleeding Rainbow — formerly Reading Rainbow — have a new album out in January, a release from which we’ve already heard “Pink Ruff” and “Drift Away.” Now they’ve just released another, a loud-quiet-loud jam called “Waking Dream.” Hear it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 29, 2012 - 8:50 am

Bleeding Rainbow – “Drift Away”

Earlier this summer, we posted “Pink Ruff,” the first single from a new album that Philly garage-pop crew Bleeding Rainbow (formerly Reading Rainbow) were planning to release this month. Well, that album, Yeah Right, has been pushed back; it won’t be out until early next year. But here’s a pretty great consolation: A furiously catchy… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 3, 2012 - 2:23 pm

Bleeding Rainbow – “Pink Ruff”

If you name your band after a beloved kids’-TV program, there’s a pretty good chance that lawyers will eventually come calling. I don’t know if that’s why sugary Philly garage bashers Reading Rainbow are now calling themselves Bleeding Rainbow, but I have my suspicions. Regardless, Bleeding Rainbow is a fine name, and they’ll return with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 31, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Cloud Nothings, Bleeding Rainbow, Jump Into The Gospel @ Studio at Webster Hall, NYC 1/26/12

Last night, Cloud Nothings played a packed Studio at Webster Hall, a small room that accentuated their strengths, making the band’s bratty squall seem even huger, its frenzy crammed into a small opening. They didn’t waver much from Album Of The Week Attack On Memory, only departing briefly for the last song which I didn’t… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 27, 2012 - 11:54 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: September 2011

Save a bit of humidity, it is an undeniably autumnal day in NYC. It’s gray, it is wet, and it feels positively gauche to jam to anything that would feel right at a beach. So to help to fill the void created by expunging “sunny music” from your daily playlist, and to show solidarity with… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 23, 2011 - 6:03 pm

Reading Rainbow – “Dead End” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

There’s not a whole lot to the video for “Dead End,” an infernally catchy garage-pop nugget from Reading Rainbow. The whole thing consists of super-crappy surveillance-style footage of the Philly band playing a song in a room, while someone projects state-fair-midway lights on them. That’s it. But for a song as simple and homespun a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 9, 2011 - 3:43 pm

Reading Rainbow – “Dead End”

Monthly Mix veterans Reading Rainbow popped back in the cycle today with the MP3 for “Dead End,” a swirling, hooky romp in their trademark garageiness. Grab the download below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 24, 2011 - 3:19 pm

Reading Rainbow – “Always On My Mind” Video

We first heard “Always On My Mind” via Philly duo Reading Rainbow’s contribution to their hometown’s Shaking Through series (and then on our November 2010 Monthly Mix). Here’s the Prism Eyes track’s official Amanda Finn-directed video. It’s black and white, hazy, nostalgic. More »

By: brandon / November 29, 2010 - 3:25 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: November 2010

Back again with another monthly mix which, per its title, you should continue to expect monthly. We’re glad you guys enjoyed the last installment, and thoroughly appreciate the feedback. In case you missed October’s launch, the idea here is to offer a concentrated compendium of the finest recent freely available MP3s, selected from (though not… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 4, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Reading Rainbow – “Always On My Mind”

Philadelphia’s Reading Rainbow are the latest band to participate in the Shaking Through series (see also: Ben + Vesper and Twin Sister). Once again yvynyl blogger Mark Schoneveld picked the band to do this sweetly harmonized track. The videos on the website go into the more technical details of their recording session, but it’s easy… More »

By: jessica / October 26, 2010 - 2:41 pm

Reading Rainbow – “Wasting Time”

“Wasting Time” is the opener from Philadelphia duo Reading Rainbow’s forthcoming all-analog Prism Eyes. The Hozac-imprinted collection follows the self-recorded Mystical Participation. Drummer/vocalist Sarah Everton told us, on a whole, it’s “way clearer” than the earlier album. She also a bit of background on the chirpy track:… More »

By: brandon / September 13, 2010 - 1:41 pm

Reading Rainbow – “Tough Love”

Philly duo Reading Rainbow recorded “Tough Love” for Hozac Records’s singles club. Last time we checked in, they had put out 7″ for “Restless” and teased us with “Underground,” from their recently-recorded LP. This single comes with the note that Hozac will also release their awaited full-length (and a note from RR’s Sarah Everton: “We… More »

By: jessica / May 3, 2010 - 12:04 pm

Reading Rainbow – “I’ll Follow You” Video

Apparently new video for a song that’s clocked thousands of MySpace listens — a worthy feat in itself for a stripped down girl/boy guitar/drum duo from Philly with no label affiliation. (Their last 7″ came via Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls and Brandon from Crocodiles’ ZOO Music, and we’ve heard a bit of what’… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 11, 2010 - 5:18 pm

Reading Rainbow – “Underground”

Philly duo Reading Rainbow dropped this harmonized and hook-filled 77-second guitar/drum jammer in our inbox yesterday, the first properly mixed track from a 12-song full-length the band just finished taping this past weekend in Virginia. They says it’s the shortest from a set that follows up the 7″ recently released via Crocodiles’ Brandon Welchez and… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 12, 2010 - 11:21 am

New Reading Rainbow – “Restless”

Reading Rainbow, aka the Philadelphia duo of Rob Garcia and Sarah Everton, have a new 7″ out now on one Zoo Music, the San Diego label run by Dum Dum Girls’ Dee Dee and Brandon from Crocodiles. (They put out an excellent Woven Bones single not so long ago.) The A-Side’s the revved-up “Restless,” which… More »

By: brandon / December 1, 2009 - 1:21 pm