Hydra Head Records is closing shop. A statement from founder Aaron Turner read: “Hydra Head Records has never been a smooth-running operation. We’ve spent the majority of our existence excitedly scrambling from one thing to the next, taking on more than we could ever possibly hope to achieve, and never quite finding solid footing in [...]
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Progenitors in their respective crafts, and with a reputation for transforming the essence of heavy, experimental and avant-garde music, Neurosis founding member Scott Kelly and Oxbow vocalist Eugene S. Robinson are very likely bedfellows. Not surprisingly, they’ve teamed for a trek that stops at Dayton’s Rockstar Pro Arena for an evening of oblique and organic [...]
A new music documentary titled “Blood, Sweat & Vinyl: DIY In The 21st Century” will be making the festival rounds this year. The film, which was directed by Kenneth Thomas, will focus specifically on Hydra Head Records, Neurot Recordings and Constellation Records and their output in recent years.
Prurient’s Bermuda Drain drops on July 19 via Hydra Head Records. To celebrate, Dominick Fernow (aka. Prurient) will be doing some shows with his other band, Cold Cave. And apparently Cold Cave conspirator Wes Eisold joins him for Prurient’s live show. If you’ve never seen Prurient and value your hearing, I suggest you bring earplugs. [...]
Helms Alee are currently on tour in support of their sophomore album, Weatherhead. Weatherhead was recorded by Matt Bayles at Studio Litho and Red Room Studios in the Winter of 2010-2011, and was released by Hydra Head in June. Here are the dates: 7/08 Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon 7/09 Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree [...]
You can now stream the new Helms Alee album here:Weatherhead was recorded by Matt Bayles at Studio Litho and Red Room Studios in the Winter of 2010 to 2011. It’s set for release via Hydra Head Records on June 21, 2011. Helms Alee are currently scheduled to hit the road with label mates Torche and [...]
Torche’s new track “U.F.O.” has been made available for streaming over at Stereogum.com. In addition, the song has also now been made available for purchase through iTunes. It comes from the group’s new album Songs For Singles, which is set for a September 21st release date through Hydra Head.
Cave In has revealed that they will be releasing a new album in the coming weeks. The nine-track effort, titled White Silence, will consist primarily of new material, including new songs such as “Centered.” Mixing is scheduled to take place later this month with a release through Hydra Head Records ultimately planned.
Miami, Florida’s Torche will release their next album (technically an EP) on September 21st. Titled Songs For Singles, the eight-song offering will once again surface via Hydra Head Records.
Hydra Head Records have released a free new 22 track sampler featuring rare and unreleased material from a variety of acts on their roster. Artists featured include Cave In, Kayo Dot, Daughters, Knut and many more. You can snag it over at the labels newly launched digital store, www.hydrahead.com/store.