Sounds like: Nicholas Allbrook, Morning Harvey, Yolke Song: Hamjam - Love What's so good? Hamjam is the latest export from Perth’s burgeoning psychedelic scene, home to Tame Impala, Pond, Nicholas Allbrook, and more. The group includes...Show More Summary
"Nowadays, you aren't allowed to speak to your own fans about anything, lest it be a rant."
ALL AROUND: fuck yeah. Not only does Kanyon go hard on sounds unheard by any human but him, but reappropriates them on PALLADIUM into something so mind twisting that I’m LOL’ing at it’s faux-dance satirical slice of psychedelia in an editorial department full of looks. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Kip Berman’s Brooklyn indie-pop crew the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart returned from a too-long hiatus with the new album Days Of Abandon; their single “Simple And Sure” was one of the most purely charming pieces of old-school twee we’ve heard in years. Next week, the band will release an expanded [...]
photos Kenneth Bachor "Public Enemy verbally assaulted my consciousness and tore the roof off the Brooklyn Bowl last night. Epic." - Adam Levy Hip hop legends Public Enemy have been laying low this year, but they did grace their hometown...
Sounds like: The xx, London Grammar, Broods Song: Cypher - Pretend What's so good? It's a strange situation when I don't think a 17-year-old musician creating fantastic music is an oddity, but the youngsters just keep popping up. Today's...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Ryn Weaver, Daughter, Alpines Song: Holly Drummond - Diving In What's so good? Given that today Scotland is holding a massive referendum on whether to secede from the UK, it only seems appropriate that we'd feature an artist...Show More Summary
Jen Doll recommended books for the feminist reader at Elle. Amoeba Music listed the top 50 Scottish bands of all time. Author Tod Goldberg interviewed himself at The Nervous Breakdown. PopMatters interviewed musician Mike Watt. The Los Angeles Review of...
Sounds like: Cari Cari, Wolf Alice, Warpaint, Wye Oak Song: RiotHorse - Rabbit Hole What's so good? Simple string work, pulsating rhythm and beautiful vocals. It's a recipe that can oftentimes come across as thoroughly boring, but not...Show More Summary
The great L.A. rapper and producer DJ Quik released Quik Is The Name, his classic debut album, 23 years ago, and he remains absolutely vital today. I can’t think of a single other person in rap who’s been as good as Quik for anywhere near as long, and he’s still wrecking shit. Quik’s got a [...]
Hells Headbangers2014Due for release on October 14th, "Bury The Hatchet" is the forth full-length album from heavy metal legends October 31. It's also the group's first full-length album since "No Survivors" and that particular disc came out in 2005! So yeah, it has been nine years since we last heard from King Fowley and company. Show More Summary
Benjamin Booker's self-titled debut album brims with feral blues-punk songs sung in a raw, grainy voice that sounds like it belongs to a 60-year-old soul survivor rather than a fresh-faced, 25-year-old upstart. Only a year ago, Booker was working at a coffee shop and had just started playing an...
By Jspicer on Sep 18 2014 Stefan Neville is the sound of our fractured continent, even if he lives on a different one. So perhaps broken culture is more appropriate, though I think only a few cultures are actually in disrepair. WhatShow More Summary
Requested by Jan • Compiled by lando 01. The Men - “()” (Leave Home) 02. LVL UP - “_” (SINGLES) 03. Milk Music - “The Burning Light” (Beyond Living) 04. The Mantles - “Disappearing Act” (The Mantles) 05. Apache Dropout - “Sam Philips Rising” (Apache Dropout) 06. Show More Summary
This is the first single from the new Jonnie Common album, and it’s fucking ace. The album, Trapped in Amber, is out on Halloween of this year, on vinyl or CD, and you can pre-order a copy here. Shark is a tune which also appears on our last Split 12?, but this version is a […]
For some reason or another, I’ve felt a little nervous about telling people that I’m into Benoit & Sergio. On the one hand, they’ve put out a handful of choice tracks on such esteemed labels as DFA, Visionquest, and Spectral Sound; on...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Everything Everything, Alt-J Song: Wild Beasts - Palace (Foals Remix) What's so good? Hey hey! We haven't heard from Foals in a while, so seeing them pop up in my feed with a remix of Wild Beasts' "Palace" sure was a pleasant...Show More Summary
Dr. Dre at Coachella in 2012 (more by David Andrako) Dr. Dre's only been talking about his new album Detox (the followup to 1999's 2001) for oh, just something like twelve years now. There's still no word on when that's...
Bono says the secret project is about 18 months away.