Entries for April, 2014

Tiger Flowers release video for “Cruisin’ Till The Wheels Fall Off”

My dudes Tiger Flowers have released a video for “Cruisin’ Till The Wheels Fall Off” and it is KILLER. Pun intended….  

Slint begin tour (2014)

On April 15, Louisville’s Slint released a deluxe box set version of Spiderland on Touch and Go Records.   And beginning today, the band will be kicking off a string of dates in the US. 4/29 — Boston, MA — Paradise Rock Club 4/30 — Asbury Park, NJ — The Stone Pony 5/1 — Philadelphia, PA [...]

Somos announce tour dates (2014)

Boston rockers Somos, who put out their debut album earlier this year via Tiny Engines, have just announced another tour. For this one, they’ll be supporting Mat Kerekes of Citizen and his brother Chris who he released a split with earlier this year. JUN 04 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore JUN 05 – Toronto, [...]

Braid to release No Coast, tour (2014)

Topshelf Records and seminal ’90s indie-rock band Braid announced the band’s first full-length studio album in 16 years titled No Coast. Being released on Tuesday, July 8, No Coast was produced by Will Yip and contains 12 of the most technically and lyrically creative songs ever penned by the Champaign-Urbana, IL- based quartet. Featuring a [...]

The Rich Hands share “So Fine”

Check out The Rich Hands’ new single “So Fine” premiered on PureVolume yesterday in advance of their new full-length, Out of My Head, out May 6 on Burger and Fountain Records.  Check it out at https://soundcloud.com/fountain-records/so-fine-album-version. Recorded and produced by Chris Koltay (Atlas Sound, Xiu Xiu, Tyvek), Out of My Head is the follow up from The Rich [...]

Waters share video for “Got To My Head”

San Francisco’s Waers has premiered the video for their exuberant debut single “Got To My Head.” Directed by photographer Dan Monick, the video is low-budget but high-energy, hearkening back to some of frontman Van Pierszalowski’s all-time favorite videos, like Green Day’s “Longview” and Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So.” Watch “Got To My Head” Last week Earmilk [...]

Obliterations finish tracking LP for Southern Lord

California’s Obliterations has finished tracking their debut LP for Southern Lord.A day after returning from their Southwest US Tour in March, the band recorded sixteen tracks with producer Chris Owens (Lords, Coliseum, Young Widows) at Dave Grohl’s Studio 606 in only three days. The record taps into the groundwork the band has laid on its [...]

On The Road Again: Rescuer

Tampa rock band Rescuer has announced a co-headlining tour of the East Coast, with neighboring Orlando hardcore band Direct Effect, this spring in support of their forthcoming album, Anxiety Answering, which is due out on June 3 via No Sleep Records.  Earlier this month, Rescuer announced the upcoming release of their second full-length album, Anxiety [...]

From The Horse’s Mouth: Aurelio Valle on Acme Power Transmission

Acme Power Transmission is the debut solo album from erstwhile Calla frontman Aurelio Valle. Self-produced, the album was recorded in Valle’s apartment under an elevated subway line in 2013 after five years of private, contemplative musical experimentation carried on while he worked day jobs in motorcycle repair and in a tailor shop respectively. Acme Power [...]

Allison Weiss to tour (2014), offer songwriting lessons

Indie pop singer-songwriter Allison Weiss has partnered with BandHappy to offer one-on-one lessons to burgeoning songwriters during her stint on the Acoustic Basement Stage on Vans Warped Tour from July 20-August 3. Fans can sign up for songwriting lessons at www.bandhappy.com/warpedtour. For additional details, visit www.bandhappy.com/profile/allisonweiss. Here are the dates: Jul 20 Shakopee, MN Jul [...]