Entries for October, 2015

You Indie Feature: Amos Pitsch of Tenement

Four years since the band’s last release, Wisconsin’s Tenement deliver Predatory Headlights, an ambitious, contagiously catchy, 25-song double LP that is already being enthusiastically touted as a contender for record of the year in punk and indie circles. Although Pitsch and his collaborators, bassist Jesse Ponkamo and drummer Eric Mayer, surmounted a treasure trove of [...]

You Indie Feature: Adam Cimino and Matt Jones of Male Gaze

Being caught in a male gaze can be unsettling or welcome, depending on your perspective. In the case of the band who has adopted the appropriate moniker, both are true. With fuzzy power pop, distorted noise and art rock, and spooky goth sensibilities at play, Male Gaze deliver a clamorous racket that is challenging to [...]

Youth Decay ready debut for New Damage Records

Canadian punk band Youth Decay are readying the release of their debut album, The Party’s Over, which will be released on November 6 from New Damage Records. In anticipation, the band has teamed up with AltPress.com today to premiere a stream of the entire record. Fans can pre-order the record now at http://geni.us/thepartysover. Stream The [...]

Palm share “Doggy Doctor,” tour (2015)

Philadelphia via Hudson Valley, NY, quartet Palm are sharing “Doggy Doctor,” the third single from the band’s stunning debut, Trading Basics. Making it’s debut via AdHoc, a publication known for showcasing the best in experimental sounds, they shared, “ Palm’s style is genuine and unaffected. Their music is complex, yet intuitive. Seeing them perform live, you’re [...]

SANNHET cover Joy Division’s “The Eternal

Brooklyn-based trio SANNHET have premiered an exquisite cover of Joy Division’s “The Eternal” (which appears on the legendary album Closer).  The song was recorded for CVLT Nation’s Sessions Series, and differs from Sannhet’s all-instrumental repertoire as it features vocals from Joshua Strawn (Vaura, Azar Swan).  This is Sannhet’s first recorded output since the monumental release [...]

Justin Pearson and Gabe Serbian release 7″

Justin Pearson has spent over two decades pushing the boundaries of art, music, and activism as a member of bands like The Locust, Head Wound City, Retox, Some Girls, and Swing Kids, and as founder of Three One G Records. His long career has been riddled with stunts that have perplexed the underground and the mainstream alike – touring the world in [...]

War On Women announce tour dates (2015, 2016)

War On Women have premiered their brand new (and very powerful) music video for “Say It” over at Punknews.  This track appears on the band’s recently released, self-titled debut full-length which tackles issues of institutionalized sexism and patriarchy through an uproarious blend of riot grrrl, thrash and rock with sarcastic dalliances and furious aggression. Vocalist [...]

Des Ark tour in support of Everything Dies (2015)

Des Ark just released their third full length album, Everything Dies, with a host of collaborators and engineers including Andy Lemaster (Bright Eyes/Drive By Truckers), Jonathan Fuller (Engine Down/Denali), Brian Paulson (Wilco/Beck), Jordan Geiger (Shearwater/Hospital Ships), Taylor Holenbeck (The Appleseed Cast) and Thor Harris (Swans). Everything Dies is out on LP, CD and digitally via Graveface Records. Over the past decade, Aimée Collet Argote has howled and [...]

Radon return with pair of split 7″s

Legendary Gainesville, FL band, Radon, return with two new songs and two new split 7″ releases, one with San Diego’s Shallow Cuts and one with Japan’s Worthwhile Way. Both splits are available for Pre-Order now from No Idea with an official release date of November 6. All three bands will be appearing at The Fest [...]

Birds In Row release Personal War, tour (2015)

This Friday, Laval, FR’s Birds In Row will release their sophomore LP Personal War.  The album blurs the lines between hardcore, punk, and related sub-genres, and navigates through melancholic seas to shape beautifully hook-laden songs. Personal War‘s first proper song “Torches” breaks into a sprint from the get go.  Drenched in expressive guitar work, it [...]