Posted June 23, 2019, 8:44 p.m.
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 ... read more
Posted June 28, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
Over the past decade, Fun Fun Fun Festival has provided the city of Austin, Texas with a definite alternative to the pop culture meltdown that ... read more
Posted April 28, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Levitation, the new incarnation of Austin Psych Fest at Carson Creek Ranch, has been cancelled due to severe weather predicted in the already weather-weary state ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2015, 3 p.m.
One of the tunes I always looked forward to on the in-game radio of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City was The Psychedelic Furs's woozy "Love My Way." Originally released in 1982, the song has been covered numerous times in the years since by bands ranging from Mineral and The Polyphonic ... read more
Posted Oct. 28, 2015, 4:23 p.m.
In anticipation of a self-titled debut coming in early 2016, The Dutchess and the Fox (a duo made up of former Psychedelic Furs player Joe McGinty and Superhuman Happiness's Andrea Diaz) have released not only relaxed piano number St. Vitus but also, just in time for Halloween, a super smoky - dare ... read more
Posted Oct. 28, 2015, 11:37 a.m.
Following up 2014's Dangerous Days, Paris-based electronic outfit Perturbator (one of bandcamp's best-selling artists) will return in 2016 with a new full length entitled The Uncanny Valley, released on Blood Music. Expect more vintage electronic sounds and, hopefully, another totally rad piece of album art. View the album teaser video below! ... read more
Posted Oct. 7, 2015, 10:43 a.m.
After riding the wave of momentum generated by 2014 debut Say Yes to Love, noise rock outfit Perfect Pussy has laid low for the past few months. As the band prepares for the release of their second full-length (expected in 2016 on Captured Tracks), they'll close out 2015 with - ... read more
Posted Sept. 2, 2015, 2:12 p.m.
After announcing the successful Kickstarter funding of the documentary Pretend We're Dead earlier this year, all-female grunge punk group L7 took to the stage for the first time in 18 years this past May. Now, they've revealed plans for a North American tour which will take place this fall, including stops ... read more
Posted Aug. 26, 2015, 12:28 p.m.
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the release of Prawn's Kingfisher, the New Jersey band and Topshelf Records are offering it as a free ... read more
Posted Aug. 12, 2015, 4:32 p.m.
In addition to finishing up a 12" release that will drop later this fall on No Idea Records, Massachusetts-based Kindling have released a super-cool, fuzz pop cover of The Dicks's 1980 track "Hate the Police" as a name-your-price download benefitting an unnamed organization working towards police accountability. Check out the ... read more
Posted July 13, 2015, 5:40 p.m.
Half a year after the release of their debut album Ratworld, Leeds-based Menace Beach have already announced a follow-up. The five-track Super Transporterreum will release this fall, featuring artwork conjured straight out of the Twilight Zone. Listen to the EP's title track below. Ghoul power! read more
Posted July 1, 2015, 2:09 p.m.
Buffalo, NY: birthplace of The Goo Goo Dolls, Vincent Gallo, Mighty Taco (still the best fast-food Mexican I've ever chowed down on) and now garage-rock-turned-psych-electro group Sleepy Hahas. In preparation for the upcoming From The Bottom Of A Warm Lake, due out later this year, the band has just released ... read more
Posted June 24, 2015, 4:16 p.m.
Leave it to legendary British metal group Cradle of Filth to descend upon "Witch Country" in Suffolk, England in order to record their upcoming Hammer of the Witches, out July 10 on Nuclear Blast. New song "Deflowering the Maidenhead, Displeasuring the Goddess" from the album is now streaming at Revolver, and the ... read more
Posted June 24, 2015, 11:48 a.m.
In addition to a summer 2015 tour with Motion City Soundtrack, The Spill Canvas have announced a series of dates celebrating their first two albums, 2004's Sunsets and Car Crashes and the following year's One Fell Swoop, in which those albums will be performed in their entirety. Check out the ... read more
Posted June 6, 2015, 4:13 p.m.
Fresh from 2014's Heaven, adventurous California-based trio The Bilinda Butchers have continued to draw influence from across the Pacific on their new track, collaborating with Tokyo electronic artist Smany on a dreamy and lush reimagining of Japanese group Number Girl's grungy 2003 song "Sentimental Girls Violent Joke." Listen to the track below: read more
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