Nahko Bear is a multi-instrumental, multi-talented, musician born in Portland, Oregon. Nahko’s songs are categorized as world fusion, and while those words are generally a ... read more
There was something distinct about Inter Arma and their sound from the very start, with their first release Sundown, but since then these guys have ... read more
When I was growing up, I nihilistically spat in one eye of the universe. At some point, I figured I might as well spit in ... read more
I would like to start by saying, if you haven't heard Deconstruct by Hatred Surge, stop. Open a new tab and go listen to it ... read more
Out on September 9 for the first time on vinyl, Scene Point Blank is excited to debut the remastered repressing of Cortez’s Initial.
The Swiss hardcore band first burst onto the scene in 2001 and originally released Initial in 2005 on CD. Now remixed and remastered, WOOAAARGH and Get A Life Records! Are co-releasing it on 12”.
The pressing is limited to 400 copies, available for order here.
Posted Sept. 28, 2016, 10:29 p.m.
Philadelphia's Fight Amp have announced a final tour and break-up, playing a few shows in early November before their final Nov. 12 show in Brooklyn.
The band, founded in 2004, issued a statement included after the jump.
Posted Sept. 25, 2016, 2:18 p.m.
Quintron and Miss Pussycat have added dates to their fall tour, including a New Years Eve stop in Memphis, TN.
On the tour they will be selling the new two-hour long USB-release "single" of their weaTher-influenced drone project Weather Warlock.
Posted Sept. 25, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Next month Warm Needles will release a new one-sided vinyl EP, a re-recording of last year's Don't Tell Me How to Live demo cassette.
In addition to the re-recording the new 12" release includes a new song. Tour Van Records is handling the release in the US with Crapoulet (France) and Different Kitchen (U.K.) also helping out.
Posted Sept. 24, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Featuring members of Big Eyes and RIPS, country band New Rose will release their debut album, All Nite, on Broken Circles on Oct. 21.
Claiming Flying Burrito Brothers as influence, their debut was recorded byRusty Santos (prodcer of Animal Collective, Panda Bear,, and Ariel Pink).
Posted Sept. 24, 2016, 10:11 p.m.
Red Scare Industries will release Developing a Theory of Integrity next month on October 7. The "Brooklyn by way of Venezuela and Colombia" band have a video for the song "Ode" streaming here.
Posted Sept. 22, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Lament Cityscape have teamed up with Theologian for the collaborative Soft Tissue full-length, out Oct. 21 on Battleground Records and Annihilvs Power Electronix.
The record combines both current and former members of both groups and a live rendition will be performed at Southwest Terror Fest on Oct. 20 to mark the release.
Posted Sept. 21, 2016, 9:32 p.m.
Hot off the release of the new Simplicity album, The Bouncing Souls will be touring the North American East Coast and a few Midwestern dates later this fall. They'll be joined by Anti-Flag, Masked Intruder, Cayetana, and others on the various dates.
Posted Sept. 20, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
The Mr. T Experience (MTX) have announced the relase of King Dork Approximately, out Oct. 4 as an exclusive download with the paperback puchase of the novel by the same title, authored by MTX frontman Frank Portman. A vinyl release will follow sometime in 2017.
Portman denies it's a reunion, stating instead that, “We never did go away. With the collapse of the music industry, during the release of our last album in 2004; it made it very difficult to fund recordings and at the time I embarked on a successful literary career.”
The new album is their first to be released on a label other than the now defunct Lookout Records. The band will be playing select shows in October-December across the United States, including two December dates with the reunited Nobodys.
Posted Sept. 18, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
Trio il sogno del marinaio ("the sailor's dream" in Italian) will embark on a 32-date European tour at the end of this month. The band is comprised of Stefano Pilia (guitar), Andrea Belfi (drums), and Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Iggy & The Stooges, and more) and has released two albums.
thisquietarmy is an experimental project helmed by Eric Quach from Montreal. His catalogue is extensive (you could spend hours on bandcamp) gut each release has a life of its own, and a story to tell. The New Testament is a commentary on the rise of the smartphone as a foundation for life, with the cover art simplifying that idea down to a bleak, cold concept, and mirroring the music found within. The New Testament focuses on stark cold wave tones ...
WIFE is the solo electronic project of James Kelly, who is probably best known as the mainman of (unfortunately disbanded) insane, post-black metal band Altar of Plagues. WIFE started out ...
I have a type, and it’s short and fast. I’m partial to it and probably less picky. It fills a need that my constantly fidgeting digits and bottomless coffee mug ...
Alison Chesley (aka Helen Money) is mostly known for her excellent collaborations with a myriad of diverse artists, including Bob Mould, Mono, Russian Circles and Agalloch. A classical cellist herself ...
I have to admit, I chose to review this album with little knowledge of the band, based solely on the strength of their single, “La Mano De Lucifer,” from their ...
It took all of three seconds into Tentative Decisions, about 10 seconds before his unmistakable voice, to ID the record as being made by Mikey Erg. Drummer/guitarist/vocalist in bands ranging ...
Angel Olsen has been very active since the release of her debut cassette Strange Cacti, revealing a very promising work. Her dark indie folk/rock tone had a haunting effect, which ...
Starting out as the solo project of Jordan Morrison, All Your Sisters turned into an intriguing duo with the addition of Mario Armando Ruiz on bass and synths. The band ...
Carl-Michael Eide (or Czarl) is a legendary figure of Norwegian black metal lore, with his emergence in the scene corresponding with some of its most important bands' first releases. He ...
Crybaby are one of those punk bands where you could fill a review with subgenre tags and namedrops and every review would pick a different one to highlight. There’s a ...
Sounds of the Suburbs Festival Wilbar Lane Cronulla, Sydney September 25, 2016 Cronulla, the “place of the pink seashells," is a beachside suburb, about 30 kilometers south of the Sydney ... read more
Apocalyptica, We Lost the Sea Metro Theatre Australia, AUS September 24,2016 Rumor has it that Ritchie Blackmore tried to get into mastering the cello, the attention-getter among instruments – try ... read more
Descendents, Modern Life Is War, Color TV First Avenue Minneapolis, MN September 15, 2016 The only people luckier than those who get to see the Descendents are those who get ... read more
An evening with Steve Wozniak Australian Technology Park Sydney, Australia August 28, 2016 Think Inc. is a boundary pushing, Australia-based initiative dedicated to the promotion of intellectual discourse by bringing ... read more
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