Entries for the ‘Bands on Bands’ Category

Bands on Bands: Drew Danburry (For All The Girls) on JP Haynie’s The Sand

Singer/songwriter Drew Danburry released a new For all the Girls album today titled 70 Love Songs (which is a tongue in cheek homage to The Magnetic Fields, of course) and has 70 songs on it. Nearly every single track on the album is a collaboration involving a unique artist. Some songs pay homage to personal [...]

Bands on Bands: Marissa Nadler on July

Recorded at Seattle’s Avast Studio, the sixth album from Boston-based singer Marissa Nadler, pairs her for the first time with producer Randall Dunn (Earth, Sunn O))), Wolves in the Throne Room). Dunn matches Nadler’s darkness by creating a multi-colored sonic palette that infuses new dimensions into her songs. Eyvand Kang’s strings, Steve Moore’s synths, and Phil Wandscher’s guitar lines escalate [...]

Bands on Bands: Anhony Heubel (Run Forever) on Bright Eyes’ Fever and Mirrors and Letting Off The Happiness

Adventures and Run Forever have teamed up for a split EP that will drop on No Sleep Records early this year.  Run Forever is an alternative rock band from Braddock, PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh that’s faced hardship over the last several years and is in a state of rebuilding.  In its ascension, the small [...]

Bands on Bands: Sam Trapkin (Diamond Youth) on Foo Fighters’ There Is Nothing Left To Lose

This past spring the guys in Diamond Youth told their label Topshelf Records that they wanted to record a couple songs “that are totally random and might not make sense entirely” or something to that effect.  The label gave them a thumbs up. What came out of two weeks with producer Brian McTernan at Salad [...]

Bands on Bands: Elwood Kuddles (Killing Kuddles) on Rancid’s …And Out Come The Wolves

Autumn + Colour recently announced that Killing Kuddles has joined their roster. Killing Kuddles is a folk-punk band from Atlanta, Georgia that plays fast indie pop songs that are camouflaged by punk attitude and sprinkled with some Americana spirit. You can now stream Killing Kuddles’ new single “Nobody” here: http://www.autumnandcolour.com/aesthetics/say-hello-to-killing-kuddles. You Indie recently caught up with Elwood Kuddles to discuss one of his favorite [...]

Bands on Bands: Matthew Brennan (Deep Pockets) on Silkworm’s Lifestyle

Deep Pockets play thoughtful, distorted, melodic, frustrated music. Heavy-but-jangly distorted guitar and a swirling rhythm section hover around impassioned, assured vocals, all the instruments and vocals holding level then exploding into distortion at the drop of a hat. The music that Deep Pockets plays channels their influences – Silkworm and other 1990s midwestern post-hardcore – [...]

Bands on Bands: Joe Boynton (Long Lost, Transit) on Broken Social Scene’s You Forgot It In People

  Long Lost is an emerging indie rock band that consists of Joe Boynton, vocalist for beloved indie pop-punk band Transit, guitarist Mat Morin, bassist Mike Moschetto and drummer Aviv Marotz.  Their debut record, Save Yourself, Start Again (fans can purchase Long Lost’s new album now at iTunes, and No Sleep Records), was co-produced by [...]

Bands on Bands: Maria Taylor on Carol King’s Tapestry

  Saddle Creek veteran, Maria Taylor, has announced plans to release a new album, Something About Knowing, on October 29. While Maria has already gained widespread recognition as one-half of the dream-pop duo Azure Ray, released four solo albums and an EP and collaborated with esteemed musicians including Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes), Michael Stipe (R.E.M.), Jim Eno (Spoon) and Moby, [...]

Bands on Bands: Rick Jimenez (This Is Hell) on Metallica’s …And Justice For All

Long Island thrash metal band, This Is Hell will release a new limited 7″ single titled The Enforcer on I Surrender Records on February 19.  Guitarist Rick Jimenez said these songs are different than previous This Is Hell releases in that the band was pushing the boundaries of what they’ve done before and that the riffing is on a level they [...]

Bands on Bands: Ed O’Neil (Native) on Fugazi’s The Argument

Hailing from North West Indiana, Native is comprised of four friends who came together after realizing they were each the most serious about music in each of their former high school bands. The guys decided to retire their childhood groups and instead come together to form Native in the Summer of 2007. Word of mouth [...]