Entries for the ‘News’ Category

Fraternal Twin shares “False Alarm”

For the past several years, Tom Christie has been arranging an ever-twisting and shifting song of his own. Beginning in New York’s Hudson Valley where he grew up, Tom fleshed out the soft and intricate songs that became the first Fraternal Twin album Skin Gets Hot. Released quietly in the spring of 2015, the album passed from [...]

This Will Destroy you celebrate ten-year anniversary of Youg Mountain, tour (2016)

On June 6, 2006, Texas-bred instrumental rock ensemble This Will Destroy You unleashed their debut Young Mountain and never looked back. The album’s soaring guitar-lead dynamism, cascading cinematic passages, and jarring crescendos captured the hearts and minds of independent music listeners immediately upon release and has, a decade later, yet to loosen its grip. As [...]

Toby Coke shares “Time Negator”

Infinity Cat Recordings recently announced the third year for their Infinity Cat Cassette Series, which is kicking off with a full length tape from Toby Coke!  You can listen to the title track from the tape now. Toby Coke was born out of the time and isolation brought by relocating to a new city and his debut album Time [...]

Thee Oh Sees share “The Axis,” tour (2016)

Thee Oh Sees have shared a new track from A Weird Exits, “The Axis” at The Fader, who say “the solemnly groovy ‘The Axis’ takes the album to a fuzzy end — a solid example of how Thee Oh Sees’s prolificness is matched by consistent quality.” In addition, they’ll be touring through November, all dates [...]

Lifted Bells to release Overreactor via Run For Cover Records

Chicago’s Lifted Bells, featuring members of Braid, Their / They’re / There, Stay Ahead of the Weather and more, are streaming their upcoming four-song 12″ Overreactor on Billboard today, in advance of its July 15 on Run For Cover Records. Listen to Overreactor Lifted Bells is Bob Nanna, Matthew Frank, Matt Jordan, Kyle Geib, and Seth Engel. [...]

Johnny Foreigner release Mono No Aware via Lame-O Records

Johnny Foreigner released their new album Mono No Aware on July 8 on Lame-O Records in the U.S. and Alcopop Records in the UK. Pre-orders are available now via Lame-O Records and Alcopop Records. Johnny Foreigner will be touring the UK this July and Japan this September. A full list of dates can be found [...]

Mozes and the Firstborn to release Great Pile of Nothing on Burger Records

Mozes and the Firstborn are to release their second record Great Pile of Nothing on Burger Records. The Dutch four-piece came out with their debut album on Burger Records two years ago. After that they toured extensively through Europe and the United States. Since its foundation in 2010, Mozes and the Firstborn has played almost [...]

Refused donate money to Migrant Offshore Aid Station, tour (2016)

Refused has donated 100 percent of proceeds from their VIP / Meet & Greet tour packages to MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station). The packages were sold on the band’s recent North American tour with Plague Vendor and The Coathangers; over $3k was raised and donated to the charity. Refused Tour Dates: Aug 2 Bethlehem, PA – [...]

The Split Seconds share video for “How Was I to Know”

DC-based pop-punk band, The Split Seconds, drop their new track/video, “How Was I to Know,” from their forthcoming, self-titled album. Since their first show only a year ago, The Split Seconds have showcased their “top-notch punk rock” (The Deli Magazine) at a multitude of well-known DC music venues, including DC9, The Treehouse Lounge and The [...]

Artie Tea to release debut via Topshelf Records

Artie Tea is the Boston based project of longtime friends Josh Croteau (Cough Cough and The Clippers) and Derek Desharnais (Sneeze, Fucko).  Writing and recording in the winter of 2015, Croteau began working on a new selection of his pop-centric, and guitar driven samples. Pulling inspiration from late seaside nights and the hum-drum of days [...]