News

Black Wing "...Is Doomed" LP

Dan Barrett, the man behind Connecticut-based Have a Nice Life, Giles Corey, Enemies List and countless other endeavors, has announced the first proper full-length from his digital-only solo project, Black Wing. Titled "...Is Doomed", this seven-song album is available September 25th courtesy of The Flenser label.  The majority of the tracks on "...Is Doomed" are brand new, although the re...

July 23rd, 2015



 

Stream Davila 666's Knitting Factory Show Tonight.

Can't make it out to Brooklyn to see the Davila 666 show at the Knitting Factory tonight? You can stream the show live at 11:00 PM EST on Livestream....

September 30th, 2010

La Otracina Reveiw In Fall Issue Of Big Takeover.

A beyond "Stoner Rock" advanced review of La Otracina's latest double-album Reality Has Got to Die on Holy Mountain. To be published in Big Takeover #67: " When I last reviewed this trio in for Big T, it was an avant-improv group. Now it's operating at the intersection of classic metal, prog rock, kraut rock, and psychedelia, though the freedom of the early days occasionally peeks through,...

September 29th, 2010

Michael Gira Retrospective Radio Show On KFJC.

On the eve of the Swans latest album, My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky, KFJC-FM in Palo Alto, CA ran an hour long retrospective radio show covering an array of tracks from the Swans/ Michael Gira / Angels of Light catalog and live material. Stream archive HERE. Swans North American tour happening now. Dates HERE....

September 28th, 2010

Swans 7.7 Album Review On Pitchfork.

Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky received a 7.7 rating album review from Pitchfork last week. Posted Sept. 22nd: " Swans debuted in the early 1980s with the starkest and ugliest music imaginable: Nerve-shreddingly slow and plug-your-ears loud, somewhere between no wave and doom metal, with lyrics that viewed humanity as a sheep-like mass that deserved whatever horror came its...

September 27th, 2010

Lower Dens Daytrotter Sesh.

Lower Dens' Daytrotter session features exclusive audio performances of "Completely Golden", "Tea Lights", "A Dog's Dick" and "Two Cocks Waving Wildy". All songs are off the recently released Twin-Hand Movement album. Posted 09/21/10: " Jana Hunter has a sly, somewhat lazy smile and it's one of the things that I like most about her. It's an expression that takes while to warm up and get into a...

September 23rd, 2010

Wolvserpent Press Release From 20 Buck Spin.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wolvserpent "Blood Seed" LP Boise, Idaho duo Wolvserpent (formerly known as Pussygutt) will release their 4th album, Blood Seed, officially on Tuesday, October 5th. In advance of that 20 Buck Spin is posting a full album stream now.Blood Seed is the duo’s finest work, consisting of the two extended tracks “Wolv” and “Serpent”. Blood Seed wil...

September 22nd, 2010

Frankie Rose 7.4 Pitchfork Album Review.

Pitchfork awarded a "brash and satisfying" 7.4 review to Frankie Rose & The Outs self-titled album yesterday. Posted 9/21/10: " Frankie Rose is a Brooklyn bartender best known for her drum/vocal/guitar work with fuzzed-out retro acts like Crystal Stilts, Vivian Girls, and Dum Dum Girls. As she bounced from one project to the next (in some cases before she was even considered a proper membe...

September 22nd, 2010

Boston Spaceships' Cubehouse 7.4 Album Review.

Bobby Pollard's latest release, Boston Spaceships Our Cubehouse Still Rocks squared off a 7.4 album review from Pitchfork today. Posted Sept. 20th: " So much talk around Robert Pollard is shop-talk; who's in which band now, what's our fidelity level, can this one hang with Mag Earwhig!, that sort of thing. Pollard doesn't so much have fans as obsessives, and-- coupled with his beyond-prolific...

September 20th, 2010

Nobunny Feature In The Bay Guaridan This Week.

Nobunny's revealing and legthy SF Bay Guardian feature is currently up on SFBG's site and on newsstands around the Bay Area. " Nobunny's First Blood (Goner Records) is more polished in production than previous efforts, including Love Visions (1-2-3-4 Go! Records), his breakthrough from 2008. He's been at it for nearly 10 years now, but our hometown hero's ascent to garage-rock stardom hasn't...

September 16th, 2010

Sharon Van Etten On NPR's First Listen.

For the next week NPR' First Listen will be hosting a full album stream of Sharon Van Etten latest full legth Epic. Posted September 15, 2010: " The world isn't exactly suffering from a shortage of earnest singer-songwriters: There are enough gently strummed folk songs and ballads about broken hearts to last anyone a lifetime. And, to be honest, I don't have a lot of patience or room in my CD...

September 16th, 2010

GonerFest 7 Poster

...

September 14th, 2010

Cloudland Canyon Reviewed On P-Fork Today.

Cloudland Canyon received a respectable 6.7 album review from Pitchfork today (Sept. 13th). " If you Google "Cloudland Canyon," you'll have to do a bit of scrolling in order to find anything related to the psychedelic drone-pop band. Instead, you'll be greeted with images of awe-inspiring vistas and crystalline waterfalls captured at Georgia's Cloudland Canyon state park. The connection makes s...

September 13th, 2010

Sharon Van Etten In The New York Times.

Posted on Ben Sisario's Playlist in the New York Times Music section last week: " Any potential suitors, beware: treat Sharon Van Etten  right or she will compose a song that spells out her feelings in waves of smoldering harmonies, the kind that usually indicate the rawest kind of honesty. On “One Day,” the first single from her coming album, “Epic” (Ba Da Bing), s...

September 8th, 2010

Lengthy Swans / Michael Gira New York Times Feature.

The New York Times ran a lengthy feature on Michael Gira which included a condensed history of the Swans and insight on the forthcoming album My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky due out Sept. 21st. " ...here or there, the words on the new Swans album sound as if they were lifted from an earlier phase of his life, especially in “My Birth”: Then I strangled your neck, bec...

September 7th, 2010

Blistering Christian Mistress Review.

Blistering.com recently posted an 8 out of 10 review of Christian Mistress' debut LP Agony & Opium. " Christian Mistress is a group that might give off the wrong impression. Without looking at the liner notes or visiting the band’s website, one could easily mistaken this band for a late 70s/early 80s British heavy metal act or early 80s ‘Cisco Bay area band (before becoming thra...

September 3rd, 2010

Yob & Lesbian Seattle Show Flyer!

...

September 1st, 2010

Nobody Does It Better Than Nobunny.

Raven Sings The Blues weighs in on the upcoming Nobunny album First Blood due out in late September.Posted 09/01/10: "Can it be? Is it really true? Has Nobunny tempered? Has the rabbit matured? Well the answer is yes and no. If you're off to see the bunny live then, no. He's as raucous as ever. Rude, semi naked and full of as much fun as you're likely to have in a live show... ever! On recor...

September 1st, 2010