Entries for the ‘News’ Category

J. Robbins to tour with Jonah Matranga (2014)

J. Robbins–joined by his Office of Future Plans bandmates Gordon Withers (cello) and Brooks Harlan (keyboards, backing vocals)–has just released an EP titled Abandoned Mansions (https://jrobbins.bandcamp.com/) that features new acoustic arrangements of songs originally written by J. for Jawbox, Burning Airlines and Office of Future Plans, as well as a titular new track. J. will perform an acoustic set [...]

Nots share “Reactor,” tour (2014)

Nots have premiered “Reactor” on Stereogum.  It is from their debut LP, We Are Nots (Goner Records), which precedes their fall tour. Hear ‘Reactor’ On Stereogum Pre-Order ‘We Are Nots’ Here Nov 8 – Memphis, TN – Buccaneer (Album Release Show) Nov 11 – St. Louis, MO – CBGB’s Nov 12 – Kansas City, MO [...]

Sundials stream Kick EP

Richmond, VA indie rock three piece Sundials are streaming their new six-song EP Kick on AV Club. Kick is out November 4 on Topshelf Records and is available for pre order now in the label’s webstore and on iTunes and Amazon MP3. Kick was recorded at Noisy Little Critter in West Chester, PA with producer [...]

Communions share “Love Stands Still”

Communions just shared their visceral new tune, “Love Stands Still” which is included as the B-side from their upcoming, limited So Long Sun 7“ (out November 10 on Tough Love Records).  Communions are a new young quartet from Copenhagen who came together at Mayhem, the same four-wall rehearsal space as contemporaries Iceage and Lower. It’s from [...]

Gnarwhal signs to Flannel Gurl Records, tours (2014)

Gnarwhal, a two-piece math rock band from Nashville, TN, has signed with Virginia based Flannel Gurl Records. The band is streaming a track (“Scooter Park”) from their upcoming 4-way split with Ovlov, Ex-Breathers and Woozy on Impose Magazine. The band is expected to release their new record in early 2015. Gnarwhal is heading out on [...]

The City on Film prepares record for Topshelf, plays shows (2014)

Topshelf Records and 22-year punk/indie/emo veteran Bob Nanna (Braid) have announced the new album from The City On Film, Nanna’s solo side project, titled La Vella. Being released on Tuesday, December 16, La Vella was produced by Nanna and Jeff Dean at Million Yen in Chicago, IL, and follows the release of Braid’s critically acclaimed [...]

Liturgy play with Peter Fonda on NBC’s The Blacklist

Earlier this week acclaimed Brooklyn black metal quartet Liturgy made their TV debut in an appearance on NBC’s The Blacklist staring James Spader. For the appearance, actor and Easy Rider star Peter Fonda, guesting on the show as CEO and philanthropist Geoff Perl, replaced Greg Fox on drums and joined Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, Bernard Gann, and [...]

The Banner share “Crippling Despair,” play shows (2014)

New Jersey’s The Banner are set to release Greying, their third album, via Good Fight Music on December 9.  The record was produced by Will Putney (The Acacia Strain, Body Count) and is their first new full-length in six years. Stream “Crippling Despair,” off Greying, here. See them at upcoming dates with Sheer Terror, Vision of Disorder [...]

Chumped share “Name That Thing,” tour (2014)

Chumped have won hearts and fans with the release of their latest EP That’s The Thing Is Like…, which showcases their signature crunchy, melodic bummer-punk.  The band is set to release their debut LP Teenage Retirement on November 18 via Anchorless Records and today NPR Music premiered “Name That Thing” a new track from the [...]

Black Clouds share “And Then I Dove”

Collect Records, the independent label founded by Geoff Rickly (Thursday/No Devotion/United Nations), and Washington DC’s Black Clouds have released another song from the band’s forthcoming full-length album titled Dreamcation. Premiering over at NPR Music, “And Then I Dove” is another showcase of the band’s mammoth soundscapes and can be streamed HERE. Produced by the acclaimed [...]