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Shonen Knife back in the US this fall, new video now

Posted July 1, 2019, 7:26 p.m.
Shonen Knife back in the US this fall, new video now

Japanese bubblegum punks Shonen Knife recently shared a video to the song Sweet Candy Power" from their latest album, of the same name, which released June 5 on Good Charmel Records. It's the band's 19th album in total.

Watch the video:

8/23: Los Angeles, CA at Bootleg Theater8/24: San Diego, CA at The Casbah8/25: Las Vegas, NV at Hard Rock Hotel8/27: San Francisco, CA at Bottom Of The Hill8/28: Sacramento, CA at Goldfield Trading8/30: Seattle, WA at El Corazon8/31: Portland, OR at Dante’s9/3: Denver, CO at Oriental Theater9/4: Lincoln, NE at Bourbon Theater9/5: Rock Island, IL at Rock Island Brewing Company9/7: Buffalo, NY  at The Music Is Art Festival9/9: Columbus, OH at Rumba Cafe9/10: Cleveland, OH at Grog Shop9/11: Newport, KY at Southgate House9/13: Little Rock, AR at Stickyz Rock In9/14: Dallas, TX at Gas Monkey Live! (With Black Flag)9/15: Austin, TX at Empire Control9/18: Atlanta, GA at Smith’s Olde Bar9/19: Richmond, VA at The Camel9.20: Washington, DC at City Winery9/22: Brooklyn, NY at Knitting Factory9/26: Montreal, QC at Pop Montreal9/28: Ferndale, MI at Magic Bag10/1: Chicago, IL at Subterranean10/2: Minneapolis, MN at Fine Line Music10/5: Pittsburgh, PA at Cattivo

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New Hives record on Third Man

Posted July 1, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
New Hives record on Third Man

photo by Goran Broberg

The Hives released a new "I'm Alive" b/w "Good Samaritan" last Friday, JUne 28, on Third Man Records.

It is available as a limited edition double A-side 7".

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Records Sub Dio debut (ex Hanalai, The Ghost, more)

Posted June 30, 2019, 1:57 p.m.

Sub Dio debut (ex Hanalai, The Ghost, more)

Sub Dio have introduced the new track "Skeeters" from their soon to come debut EP. The song itself is a dual vocal response to predatory male behavior and can be heard at No Echo. The ...

Tours Cirque du Soleil to incarnate in Australia with Kurios

Posted June 30, 2019, 1:09 p.m.

Cirque du Soleil to incarnate in Australia with Kurios

We have covered previous incarnations of Cirque du Soleil and look forward to them returning to terra australis from October this year under its trademark Big Top from 2 October 2019 onwards. Having first premiered ...

Records New Adoran release

Posted June 24, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

New Adoran release

Tartarus Records has announced Adoran's new Artemisia, the duo's fourth full-length release. Comprised of Aidan Baker (Nadja, Hynodrone Ensemble, more), and Dorian Williamson (Northumbria, Holoscene), the project combines post-rock, doom, sludge, and drone ...

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Records Album #5 from Signals Midwest

Posted June 24, 2019, 9 p.m. in Records by Loren

Album #5 from Signals Midwest

Rooted in Cleveland, Signals Midwest are back with Pin on August 2 on Lauren Records. The new album consists of six songs that showcase the ...

Track list: 
1. Pin 2. Sanctuary City 3. Can't Help But Wonder 4. Your New Old Apartment 5. I Think We Can Stay Here 6. Time Spent In Transit

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Records Electric Frankenstein's How To Build A Monster turns 20

Posted June 24, 2019, 8:28 p.m. in Records by Loren

Electric Frankenstein's How To Build A Monster turns 20

Electric Frankenstein - How To Make A Monster (20th Anniversary Edition)

Victory Records has announced a remastered reissue of How To Build A Monster by Electric Frankenstin, first released in 1999 -- also on Victory. The reissue ...

Records Hesitation Wounds are back

Posted June 24, 2019, 8:12 p.m. in Records by Loren

Hesitation Wounds are back

Hestitation Wounds debuted a new video, "Paragons Of Virtue" today off their new album set for release later this summer. We've shared the video ...

Chicanery Track Listing: 
1. Views (Pt. 2)2. Paragons of Virtue3. Charlatan Fuck 4. Trending5. At Our Best When We’re Asleep6. Hellevangelist7. Ends (Pt. 3)

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Records SPB Premiere: "Reach (Special Release)" by AWES

Posted June 23, 2019, 8:44 p.m. in Records by Andy

SPB Premiere: "Reach (Special Release)" by AWES

As I explained to a friend a few years back, experimental music is fun because, by its very nature, it can encompass almost, and indeed ...


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Shows T1 Fest in Joliet

Posted June 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. in Shows by Loren

T1 Fest in Joliet

A new festival, the T1 Festival, will run on NOvember 8-9 in Joliet, featuring several Illinois punk bands playing to raise funds for the JDRF ...

Visit the T1 website for more info.
DETAILSNovember 8th and 9thThe Forge, 22 W Cass St. Joliet, IL.All Ages
T1 FEST DAILY LINEUPSFriday, November 8th (Doors: 6:30pm)Flatfoot 56Brendan Kelly (Lawrence Arms/Wandering Birds)The BrokedownsAndrew Thomas
Saturday, November 9th (Doors: 3:30pm)Smoking PopesThe Lillingtons88 Fingers LouieDan Vapid & The CheatsVandoliersKali MasiThe ReaganomicsCap Gun Heroes
TICKETSFriday Tickets: $15Saturday Tickets: $40Weekend Pass: $50Post Party Pass: $10 (21+)

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Records New Ledge song, new Ledge album

Posted June 22, 2019, 7:31 p.m. in Records by Loren

New Ledge song, new Ledge album

photo by Susan J. Hobson

The sludge project known as Ledge will release its second LP on August 30 via Translation Loss Records. Titled All I Hope For, the sophomore ...

Track listing:
LEDGE is:John Hoffman
Live line-up:John Hoffman - vocalsChris Mills - bassKevin Kiley - guitarDrew Brown - drums

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Records New Reunions LP out now

Posted June 22, 2019, 6:58 p.m. in Records by Loren

New Reunions LP out now

Reunions returned with a new LP, their first long-player, tited Winer Hear, Summer Skin yesterday. The self-released record continues the band's blend of classic ...

For a taste, listen to "In Blackout Rooms" via The Bad Copy.

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