Entries for January, 2011

They Thought We Were Strangers drop EP

Former members of Lollipop Lust Kill have started a band with our good friend Jamie Durham on vocals called They Thought We Were Strangers.  You can check out their newly released four-song EP at http://theythoughtwewerestrangers.bandcamp.com/album/4-song-ep.

Bob Mould readies autobiography

Bob Mould (Sugar, Husker Du, etc.) has completed his autobiography, See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody, and it is scheduled to be published by Little, Brown and Company on June 15.  It was co-written by Michael Azerrand (of Our Band Could be Your Life fame).  According to the book’s publisher, Mould [...]

Santigold collaborates with Vans on shoe

Santigold is working on shoe with Vans.  They have collaborated on a design that will be available Feb. 1.

Choonimals sponsor The Reptile Show

Choonimals are now official sponsors of The Reptile Show! Check out their commercial and read about it here: http://bit.ly/gozkEN

Zombi readies new full-length

Zombi has completed work on a brand new full-length album titled Escape Velocity. It was recorded in part by Zombi’s Steve Moore and A.E. Paterra in Pittsburgh, PA and Nyack, NY. The album was mastered by Denis Blackham (The Who, Led Zeppelin, Wilson Pickett, Kraftwerk) at Skye Mastering in Scotland. Escape Velocity is set for [...]

Panda Bear readies record for April drop, Animal Collective tours (2011)

Panda Bear‘s new album Tomboy will be out on April 12th via Paw Tracks.  The date is one wekk earler than originally announced.  In addition, Animal Collective will be doing some dates this spring, including ATP, which they currated.  Here are the dates:   Mon 04/11/11 Kate Buchanan Room Arcata CA Tue 04-12 Redway, CA – [...]

Cheap Girls/Lemuria split drops via No Idea

A new split 7-inch from Cheap Girls and Lemuria has been released via No Idea Records. Check it out here. The split, which was announced in May, offers two new Lemuria cuts and one new one from Cheap Girls.

Attention Dayton: 8-bit Revial, TSC, Wes Disney rule it

While there were a lot of great shows in the Gem City this weekend – including one that paired Kelley Deal with The Motel Beds and Jeremy Frederick (Human Reunion) with Michelle Bodine (Shesus, Omatic, Brainiac) for Brainiac covers – the one I braved the cold for was Wes Disney/8-Bit Revival/The Story Changes at Southpark [...]

Witch Feet tour (2011), release single

Chicago’s Witch Feet are currently on tour in the SouthWest with D.S. Yancey.  They are supporting a three-song single that was released in late December 2010.  Here are the dates: February 1, Tower Bar, San Diego, CA February 2, Yayo Taco, Las Vegas NV The band, who have been together since 2008, are pretty heavily [...]

The Roadburn Festival 2011 announces lineup

The Roadburn Festival, which takes place in Tilburg in the Netherlands, has announced this year’s schedule.  This year’s event, which takes place at 013 and Midi Theatre, sold out in 17 minutes.  Here are the deets: Thursday, April 14th (Lineup complete) Godflesh (performing Streetcleaner in its entirety, and in track order, including the Tiny Tears [...]