Entries for May, 2016

Owen readies LP for Polyvinyl Records

Polyvinyl Records and Owen announced the July 29 release of The King of Whys, the forthcoming record from acclaimed musician and songwriter Mike Kinsella. Produced by S. Carey over 18 days last winter at April Base Studios in Eau Claire, WI, the album is Owen’s most inspired and evocative thus far, interpolating a group dynamic [...]

Hesitation Wonds stream new LP

Hesitation Wounds, the powerhouse band of hardcore/metal heavy hitters that features, Jeremy Bolm, Jay Weinberg, Neeraj Kane, and Stephen LaCaour, are now streaming their highly anticipated debut full length, Awake For Everything. The pummeling album dropped May 27 via 6131 Records. The members of Hesitation Wounds have quite the heavy music pedigree and Awake For Everything does not disappoint. The [...]

Frameworks share video for “Purge”

Check out the first music video from Frameworks’ forthcoming Smother LP for new song “Purge.”  Smother is the band’s Deathwish Inc. debut album and will be released on CD, LP and digital formats on July 8. Smother was recorded earlier this year by Matt McClellan (Being As An Ocean, O’ Brother, etc) at Glow In [...]

Modern Baseball tour (2016), launch hotline

Modern Baseball third LP Holy Ghost (Run For Cover Records) is their highest charting album to date. As the band prepares to kick off the first day of their North American tour with Joyce Manor and Thin Lips (all tour dates below), they have announced the creation of a help hotline that fans can text during shows for [...]

Gone Is Gone share video for “Starlight,” tour (2016)

Experimental rock band Gone Is Gone has premiered a video for their new song “Starlight.”. The track is featured on the band’s highly anticipated, self-titled debut record that will be released on July 8 via their imprint label Black Dune Records in partnership with Rise Records/BMG. Digital pre-orders are available now at iTunes (http://smarturl.it/gone-is-gone) and [...]

Kel Valhaal shares “Tense Stage” readies LP for YLYLCYN

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix’s art consistently defies classification, and with his new project Kel Valhaal he has stepped even further into the unknown. Taking cues from acid house, glitch, and Southern rap, Kel Valhaal exists as a counterpoint and extension of the philosophical ideas put forward with Hunt-Hendrix’s rock band Liturgy while adding to its sonic language. [...]

Sa-Roc shares video for “Eye of the Phonex,” readies album for Rhymesayers Entertainment

Since debuting on the scene in 2008, Sa-Roc has continually proven to be a force to reckoned with and respected amongst her peers. In many ways, the music video for “Eye of the Phoenix” is a metaphor for the approach to her craft. The video, starts off in an unassuming environment, surrounded by the beauty [...]

Cropped Out Festival returns to Louisville

Just when you thought space was quiet, one of the most adventurous festivals in the U.S. is back. Cropped Out takes place September 23 and 24, 2016 at the American Turners Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Since 2011, the festival has celebrated boundary-pushing artists who subvert the mainstream, simultaneously giving Louisville its due as a prime [...]

Masked Intruder share video, do Warped Tour (2016)

Notorious pop-punk band Masked Intruder has partnered up with AltPress.com to premiere a video for their brand new song “Beyond A Shadow Of Doubt.” The track is found on the band’s upcoming EP, Love And Other Crimes, that’s due out on July 8 from Pure Noise Records. Fans can pre-order the record now at http://maskedintruder.merchnow.com/. [...]

Bent Life sign to Bridge Nine for debut

Lincoln, Nebraska natives and recent Bridge Nine signees Bent Life have announced their debut album for the label, Never Asked For Heaven, which will be released August 5.  The album, which was recorded with Terror’s Nick Jett, showcases the band evolving into an aggressive powerhouse with clarity and precision, capable of thudding riffs and surprisingly [...]