Photo by Charles Taylor Bergquist In addition to their summer festival tour in Europe and the UK, the xx will visit North America briefly in support of their yet-untitled sophomore record. After the tour dates, watch a recent video of the group performing a new song at London's Battersea Arts Centre last weekend. Show More Summary
Photo by Charles Taylor Bergquist On Tuesday night, the xx played an intimate show at Chats Palace in London as part of their warm up dates for festival season. It's their first string of shows since they toured in support of their self-titled 2009 album. Show More Summary
Photo by Charles Taylor Bergquist Trevor Powers, better known to many as Youth Lagoon, will team with ex-Fleet Foxes drummer J. Tillman (aka Father John Misty) on the summer leg of his tour. Once Powers finishes the remainder of his trek with Death Cab For Cutie, he and Tillman will route through North America through July. Show More Summary
Photo by Charles Taylor Bergquist In a recent interview with the Dartmouth College blog Dartbeat, Ty Segall said he will release two new albums within the next six months, in addition to his upcoming collaboration with White Fence. Thanks to Robert Szypko for the tip.
Photo by Charles Taylor Bergquist Youth Lagoon has announced a North American spring tour in support of his BNM'd album The Year of Hibernation, which was today named one of our top records of 2011. He'll also play shows in Japan and Europe.
Last night, Rising artist Trevor Powers, aka Youth Lagoon, performed at San Diego's Casbah, and photographer Charles Taylor Bergquist was on the scene. Bergquist and colleague Sezio recently directed an episode of Pitchfork.tv's "Tunnelvision" featuring Youth Lagoon as well. Check out a selection of shots after the jump, then head over to our Facebook page for even more photos.
Photo by Charles Taylor Bergquist San Franciscan scuzz-rocker Ty Segall is known for his rapid-fire release pace, but there's still plenty of material no one's heard. As a result, he's putting out a singles album that includes unreleased material on November 22 via Goner Records. Show More Summary
Ty Segall played San Diego's Casbah last night, showing off material from his latest LP, Goodbye Bread. Photos by Charles Taylor Bergquist. Check out a selection of shots after the jump, then head over to our photo book for some full-size snaps. And don't forget to stop by our Facebook page for even more photos.
Photo by Clive Robinson NME has the video for "Don't Worry", the next single from Start and Complete, the sophomore effort from About Group, which counts Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor, This Heat drummer Charles Hayward, Spiritualized's John Coxon, and veteran jazz man Pat Thomas as members. Show More Summary