When this fetid corpse of a year finally shits the bed and we all are obligated to file our Year-end Best-of lists, there's little doubt ICKY BLOSSOMS "Heat Lightning" will be on my Top Whatever Songs 2012. Probably in the Top 5. Maybe 3. Possibly in the top spot, once I figure out how sick I am next month of Icona Pop's "I Love It" and if I learn that Slove's "Flash" got a domestic release date this year after dropping in Europe last October.
Welcome to another edition of State of the Union, a weekly recap of 50 Bands 50 States happenings both locally and nationally. In this space every Monday we'll tell you what 50 States bands are in town, releasing new music, or just doing something noteworthy.
-- Iowa darling WHITE FLASHES has finally released a new 7-track album over on Bandcamp, titled White Flashes II