Entries for June, 2014

Attention Dayton: Ultrasphinx (ex-Party of Helicopters) at Canal Public House July 2

Dayton, please don’t forget about this show at Canal Public House on July 2!

You Indie Feature: Patrick Kindlon of Self Defense Family

(Editor’s note: I originally wrote this story for Ghettoblaster Magazine, issue 37.) Self Defense Family lyricist/vocalist Patrick Kindlon is a complex dude.  Part comedian, part curmudgeon he is self-critical, idiosyncratic, and honest in ways that likely immediately endeared him to his closest friends and quickly put him at odds with others.  But he’s not worried [...]

You Indie Feature: Evan Weiss of Their/They’re/There

(Editor’s note: This feature originally ran in Ghettoblaster Magazine, issue 37.) According to Evan Weiss, who is perhaps better known as the vocalist/guitarist behind celebrated indie act Into It. Over It., the recording of the latest EP (their second) from his side project/super group Their/They’re/There was governed by forces outside of the band. “In 2013, [...]

Zola Jesus to release Taiga via Mute, shares “Dangerous Days”

Zola Jesus has announced that she’ll release Taiga, the followup to 2011′s Conatus, on October 7 via her new label Mute (she was previously on Sacred Bones). She just put out its first single “Dangerous Days”.

Guantanamo Baywatch share video for “Love This Time”, tour (2014)

Portland, Oregon’s surf-punk miscreants, Guantanamo Baywatch, have released the Dan Shaw-directed video for “Love This Time” from their split single with Natural Child for Suicide Squeeze Records (see Impose debut)…. Watch/Post “Love This Time” Guantanamo Baywatch’s upcoming album is slated for release in early 2015. Tour dates are listed below: Jun. 25 – Tempe, AZ – Yucca [...]

The Soft Pink Truth to play shows with Matmos (2014)

The Soft Pink Truth and Matmos have several upcoming dates. These will be the first Soft Pink Truth shows in North America following performances at European festivals earlier this month. Fri. June 27th – San Francisco, CA – The Eagle (Gay Pride Weekend Black Metal Desecration Ritual) Sat. July 19th – Baltimore, MD – Paradox [...]

Gallows ready 7-inch, tour (2014)

June 30 will see the welcome return of one of the most notorious and thrilling punk bands to ever come out of the UK, Gallows.  The band’s new 7-inch, Chains, will be released June 30 by Bridge Nine in the U.S.A. (and the band’s own Venn Records elsewhere) and b-side track “Wristslitter” has premiered today [...]

This Will Destroy You ready Another Language, tour (2014)

Texas post rockers This Will Destroy You are set to release their fourth album, Another Language, the follow up to 2011′s Tunnel Blanket, on September 16 via Suicide Squeeze. TWDY have also announced a tour with Future Death and Silent Land Time Machine. 10.21.14 – The Kessler Theater – Dallas, TX * 10.22.14 – Fitzgerald’s [...]

Aviator ready debut album for No Sleep Records

New England rock band Aviator has announced plans to release their debut album, Head In The Clouds, Hands In The Dirt, on August 19 via No Sleep Records. In conjunction with the announcement, the band has also premiered a new song titled “Pipe Dreams” today at Noisey.com. Fans can also pre-order the record on vinyl [...]

Jimmy Eat World reissue albums, commemorate anniversary of Futures with tour (2014)

Jimmy Eat World has announced a fall North American headlining tour to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of their lauded album, Futures. Slated to kick off October 2 at the Ventura Theater, the band will perform their 2004 release from front to back.  A listing of confirmed dates can be found below. Jimmy Eat World will [...]