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New EP & tour dates from Le Butcherettes

Posted Aug. 4, 2018, 3:05 p.m.
New EP & tour dates from Le Butcherettes

Le Butcherettes - struggle/STRUGGLE EP

Le Butcherettes have had a busy year. The group recently signed with Rise Records and announced that Jerry Harrison of The Flaming Lips will produce their label debut.

Before the new album, they're sharing "struggle/STRUGGLE" on a new 3-song EP, which features the title track and two alternate versions of said title track. This August, they'll embark on a short tour with The Flaming Lips.

See all tour dates below:
08.16 Fort Wayne, IN @ Clyde Theater*08.17 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theater*08.18 Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground08.20 Montreal, QC @ M Telus* 08.21 Portland, ME @ State Theater** - w/ The Flaming Lips

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New Hold Steady Single

Posted July 22, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
New Hold Steady Single

photo by Daniel J Goodwin

The Hold Steady released a new digial single last Friday, "The Stove & The Toaster b/w Star 18." The new single is their second such release in 2018 after four years without new material. Interested fans can find it via Frenchkiss Records.

The new release also predates the soon-to-beging Constructive Summer tour, which kicks off this Wednesday in Jersey City, NJ.

THE HOLD STEADYCONSTRUCTIVE SUMMER 2018JULY25 - Jersey City, NJ - White Eagle Hall - SOLD OUT26 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer27 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer - SOLD OUT28 - Asbury Park, NJ - Asbury Lanes - SOLD OUTAUGUST2 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall3 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall - SOLD OUT4 - San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw ShopSEPTEMBER12 - Toronto, ONT - Horseshoe Tavern13 - Toronto, ONT - Horseshoe Tavern14 - Toronto, ONT - Horseshoe Tavern - SOLD OUT15 - Toronto, ONT - Horseshoe Tavern - SOLD OUT

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Bands New video and tour info from Restorations

Posted July 22, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Restorations, set to release LP5000 on Sept. 28 on Tiny Engines, have unveiled a video for a new song, "The Red Door," from their forthcoming release. The album marks their return to Tiny Engines record ...

Bands Guitarist Brian Patton leaves Eyehategod

Posted July 21, 2018, 12:23 p.m.

Guitarist Brian Patton leaves Eyehategod

There's news on the Eyehategod front, as guitarist Brian Patton has decided to leave the band.  Patton issued the following statement about his departure: Touring and being away from my family started to get ...

Bands New song from Daughters, new LP to come

Posted July 15, 2018, 4:02 p.m.

New song from Daughters, new LP to come

photo by Reid Hathcock

Daughters have just released "Satan in the Wait," their first new song in 8 years. The new song is a teaser of more to come, as the band just signed with Ipecac Recordings for a ...

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Bands Some Swans news

Posted July 7, 2018, 2:18 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Some Swans news

Swans will soon reissue Soundtracks for the Blind, originally released in 1996 before the band's hiatus (which lasted until their reformation in 2010). The ...

9/27/2018 Los Angeles CA Regent Theatre
9/29/2018 Berkeley CA The UC Theatre
10/4/2018 Portland OR The Old Church Concert Hall
10/5/2018 Seattle WA Columbia City Theater
NYC show to be confirmed soon 

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Bands New Tim Hecker soon, remasters now

Posted July 7, 2018, 11:44 a.m. in Bands by Loren

New Tim Hecker soon, remasters now

photo by Loren Green

Kranky has announced the release of two vinyl remasters from Tim Hecker's catalog, Radio Amor (2003) and Haunt Me, Haunt Me Do It Again ...

Bands American Television: new music, new coffee

Posted July 7, 2018, 11:29 a.m. in Bands by Loren

American Television: new music, new coffee

Coffee has a special place in pop-punk history, and it's at the forefront of the soon-to-release Death Defier by Washington DC's American Television ...

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Bands Strung Out - Astrolux Golden Ale

Posted June 30, 2018, 12:24 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Strung Out - Astrolux Golden Ale

California Strung Out fans can now enjoy a golden ale designed for the long-running Golden State band, made by Lucky Luke Brewing. "For tasting notes ...

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Bands Fight Amp and Legendary Divorce members form Low Dose

Posted June 21, 2018, 8:45 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Fight Amp and Legendary Divorce members form Low Dose

photo by Mark Diehl

New Philadelphia band Low Dose has released the song "For Sure," rising from the ashes of Fight Amp. The band consists of all three Fight ...

Bands Coarse release new song (ex-Capsize, ex-Old Wounds)

Posted June 13, 2018, 9:02 p.m. in Bands by Loren

A new two-piece named Coarse has released the video to "Shed" (below) of their upcoming 6-song debut EP. The band features Brandon Gallagher (ex-Old Wounds ...

Track list:1. Shed2. Hoax3. Only Death4. Separation Is Survival5. In Peril6. No Heart

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Bands Dollar Signs album and tour

Posted June 10, 2018, 3:59 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Dollar Signs album and tour

photo by Alyx McLaughlin

Dollar Signs have had a busy June. First, they released a puppet-y video for "Waste My Life Away," teasing the sound of the upcoming This ...

June 16 - Norfolk, VAJune 17 - Huntington, WVJune 19 - Pittsburgh, PAJune 20 - Lancaster, PAJune 21 - Lowell, MAJune 22 - Brooklyn, NYJune 23 - Philadelphia, PAJuly 21 - Charlotte, NCJuly 27 - Houston, TXJuly 29 - Denton, TXJuly 31 - Phoenix, AZAugust 2 - San Diego, CAAugust 3 - Los Angeles, CAAugust 4 - Oakland, CAAugust 5 - Sacramento, CAAugust 6 - Portland, ORAugust 7 - Seattle, WAAugust 10 - Denver, COAugust 15 - Minneapolis, MNAugust 17 - Chicago, ILAugust 18 - Lexington, KY

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