New Harlem – “Friendly Ghost”

Austin trio Harlem opened the Emo’s show last night that found Jay Reatard getting jumped by a couple of angry (and drunken) show-goers. The guys are known for their frantic live shows, so maybe they’re to blame for getting the crowd worked up into such a froth? Who knows, but you can take a listen to the hometown heroes’ bouncy surf-garage ditty “Friendly Ghost,” the lead track from their forthcoming Matador debut Hippies. This new collection follows 2008’s Free Drugs, which makes perfect sense: Hippies are fucking cheap.

Harlem – “Friendly Ghost” (MP3)

Hippies is out 4/6 via Matador. You can catch them before that at SXSW 2010.

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