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Total Control share “Flesh War”

Finally, a new deep cut from Melbourne’s visceral post-punk band Total Control. Typical System, their second LP, was written, recorded, created over the past two years and is set for U.S./Worldwide release via Iron Lung Records on June 24 and self-release in Australia/New Zealand on June 20.  LISTEN TO “FLESH WAR” ON SOUNDCLOUD HERE

Polyvinyl, American Football reissue LP

Polyvinyl Records and American Football have announced the reissue of the Chicago/Urbana, IL trio’s seminal self-titled 1999 release. Available May 20 on 2xLP, 2xCD, cassette tape, and digital formats, the American Football (Deluxe Edition) reissue features an album’s worth of rare live recordings, demos, and practice sessions (in which the group rehearsed material they never [...]

Survival Knife (ex-Unwound) share single, tour (2014)

Survival Knife, featuring Unwound bandmates Justin Trosper and Brandt Sandeno, share a second single off of their upcoming, debut album, Loose Power Out April 29th, 2014 on Glacial Pace Recordings, hear the angular “Roman Fever” that debuted last Friday at The AV Club calling Loose Power “a lean, wiry collection of prog-punk that sounds only slightly like [...]

Donovan Wolfington share song, tour (2014)

The only scary thing about the new EP Scary Stories You Tell in the Dark from New Orleans indie punks Donovan Wolfington is how damn good the thing is for four people who aren’t old enough to have graduated college yet. The AV Club got it right when they said “Donovan Wolfington recall Weezer’s best [...]

Makthaverskan shares “No Mercy”, readies record for Run For Cover Records

Gothenburg, Sweden’s Makthaverskan unveils their unbridled post-punk anthem ”No Mercy” today for stream along with the announcement of  the U.S. release of their sophomore effort Makthaverskan II due out May 6th with the ever expanding palette of Run For Cover Records. The single, often referred to fondly as the ‘fuck you for fucking me / when I was 17′ song, has that universal call-to-arms aura around it, [...]

Emma Ruth Rundle (Red Sparowes, Marriages) shares song from solo record

Listen to the first track premiere from Emma Ruth Rundle’s debut solo album, Some Heavy Ocean, for the song “Arms I Know So Well” here on Pitchfork. Known for her work in Red Sparowes, Marriages, and The Nocturnes, Emma Ruth Rundle’s first official solo album Some Heavy Ocean presents a collection of impassioned, cathartic songs [...]

Iron Reagan release free EP, tour (2014)

In conjunction with Decibel Magazine, crossover maniacs and recent Relapse signees Iron Reagan announce today the release of their Spoiled Identity EP available now for free through the band’s Bandcamp page. Hammering thirteen riotous songs into about seven minutes, the EP was mastered by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed). Spoiled Identity will also be available [...]

Barrows ready sophomore album, share “Beyond”

Los Angeles instrumental rock quartet Barrows announced the forthcoming release of their sophomore album Red Giant today with the premiere of a live multi-track audio, multi-camera performance video via Exclaim! The clip for this version of the album track “Beyond” is available to watch/share HERE. (Alternate YouTube link.) Red Giant is fittingly massive in thematic scope [...]

Tiger Flowers share “Tectonics of Teeth”, tour (2014)

The A.V. Club has premiered the next slice of Tiger Flowers’ upcoming debut album, Dead Hymns. Check out the New Yorkers’ newest track, “Tectonics of Teeth,” now streaming exclusively at The A.V. Club. Writes The A.V. Club’s Jason Heller, “standout track ‘Tectonics of Teeth’ sports enough whiplash and metallic, Converge-esque bile to either dislodge or [...]

Kite Party ready sophomore record for Animal Style Records

Following their 2011 debut, Baseball Season, Kite Party will release their long awaited sophomore album Come On Wondering on May 6 via Animal Style Records. Today, Stereogum are sharing the LP’s first single, “Halflife,” calling it, “a warm introduction to the Philly band’s dreamy, wondrous music, but it’s also tinged with melodies and vocal inflections [...]