Boston Accents 11.20.12: Bad Rabbits, Pilgrim State Weekend preview, Orca Orca, Andre Obin, Cooling Towers, Modern Lovers, Orbit

BAD RABBITS “We Can Roll” -- Brand new single from r&b/funk/rock/whatever band, playing Brighton Music Hall on New Year's Eve. We posted the video earlier in the day. This song fucking rules. Prepare for liftoff.

HOORAY FOR EARTH “Sails” -- If you're down in the New York area, HFE join Zambri, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Grooms for a benefit for Red Hook victims of Hurricane Sandy next Thursday, November 29 at Pianos NYC.

COOLING TOWERS “Hard Headed Woman” -- Playing Church this Saturday with Plushgun and Four Point Restraints. We hear Sean Drinkwater of Freezepop/Lifestyle will be joining them on stage.

MODERN LOVERS “Roadrunner” -- This weekend: It's Pilgrim State Weekend on WFNX, spinning Massachusetts-born bands from today and decades past starting Thursday and (road)running to Sunday. There is a campaign to make "Roadrunner" the official rock song of the Bay State.

SEBADOH “Ocean” -- Video shot at TT The Bear's back in the day, continuing with our Pilgrim State teaser set.

ORBIT “Medicine” -- And one more for good measure.

ORCA ORCA “Say So” -- Today's Show Spotlight focuses on tonight @ T.T. The Bear's Place, where Allston Pudding is hosting Orca Orca...

ABADABAD “Indiana” -- well as today's Boston Accents Song of the Day, and...

SOFT PYRAMIDS “Dwightsnake” -- ... BA faves Soft Pyramids, throwing down an older cut off their Electric Scenes record from March 2011.

RIBS “Alarms” --Last week the Somerville apartment of Andre Obin (he of Endless Wave, Eyes Like Knies, Matters & Dunaway, and his solo efforts) caught ablaze due to an electrical fire, and he lost much of his personal belongings in addition to his home studio and music gear. I reached out to the Boston music scene to create a compilation, and the response has been incredible. Eighteen artists/bands have contributed, and as of press time, it's the 10th-best selling record on Bandcamp today. RIBS are included on it...

M.O.O.N. “Warehouse featuring Glass Teeth” -- ... as is M.O.O.N, the techno project from Stephen Gilarde, as well as...

FALSE MIRRORS "Sister Burden" -- ...this one-off project between Jeff from Autochrome and Josiah from Magic Shoppe.

ANDRE OBIN “Soft Rain” -- For more information on Obin's situation or to donate directly, go to My Fire With Andre.


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