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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 »

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 »

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 »

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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
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…
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…
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…
Corban Goble | January 27, 2012 - 11:54 am

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…
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.
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
brandon | November 29, 2010 - 3:25 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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
brandon | December 1, 2009 - 1:21 pm