Watch TWINS’ Stuck Video: This past November Matt Weiner‘s solo project TWINS released a mini-LP called Rather Not via the Dutch label Enfant Terrible. “Stuck“, a track featuring darkly tinged electro-pop, was a real stand out from the collection. This new video for the cut was directed by Stefania Antonucci, and Weiner himself, who also stars as the main protagonist […]Read more ›
Today we listen to Plaid‘s new AA side single, “Bet”/”Nat”. The UK duo will kick off their first North American tour in three years tonight at the U Street Music Hall in Washington DC, and in anticipation of the upcoming live dates Andy Turner and Ed Handley have made the two tracks available for FREE download–in exchange for an email […]
Georgia-based electronic music producer Chris Powers, aka C Powers, will release his All Right EP via Alliance Upholstery on January 28th. The record’s sample-based title track begins from an off-kilter tangle of lo-fi drums before deeper bass elements and a playful melodic line bubble to the surface. As the cut gains cohesion, Powers adds forward driving rhythmic force while filtering […]
Listen to Lusine’s Track “Just A Cloud (feat. Vilja Larjosto)”: Lusine will release his Sensorimotor LP on March 3rd via Ghostly International. The work of Seattle-based producer Jeff McIlwain, the upcoming record will also feature vocals from longtime contributors like Benoît Pioulard, wife Sarah McIlwain, as well as Vilja Larjosto. Discussing the album title, the musician explains: “…the concept behind […]
Benjamin John Power‘s (Fuck Buttons) solo project Blanck Mass returns this year on March 3rd with his World Eater (Sacred Bones) LP. Discussing the album title, Power explains that “it is a reference to both the inner beast inside human beings that when grouped en masse stops us from moving forward towards good”. Continuing, the musician says: “Being surrounded by […]
Planning for Burial is Thom Wasluck‘s solo, post-metal project. On March 10th the musician will release his third full-length, Below the House, via the San Francisco-based label, The Flenser. In 2014, Wasluck returned from New Jersey to his childhood home in western Pennsylvania and began working alongside his father as a commercial insulator, while also beginning work on his upcoming […]
Seattle punks, put the band Deer Venom on your radar for 2017 as this band is killin’ it live and starting to turn out some infectious recorded material like this track, “Not Today“. The group is led by guitarist/vocalist Mario Barbetta and he is joined by bassist/vocalist Brian Salvage and drummer Radford Mason. The trio turned in a raucous set […]
Listen To Uniform’s Track “The Killing of America”: The Brooklyn-based duo Uniform will release their sophomore LP Wake in Fright on January 20th via Sacred Bones. Today we listen to the cut “The Killing of America“, the band’s second single from the upcoming record. Uniform’s vocalist, Michael Berdan (York Factory Complaint), has this to say about the album: “This record […]
NYC label Dymaxion Groove is getting set to release the 2xLP compilation I Said No Doctors! on January 18th. Celebrating musicians who push the limits of traditional instrumentation, the records will include tracks from Silver Apples’ Simeon Coxe, David Grubbs, Jad Fair and Dan Deacon, to name a few. This past December we got our first introduction when we watched […]
Listen To Our 20 Favorite Albums of 2016: With the end of the year around the corner, let’s check out our 20 Favorite Albums of 2016. Fortunately, musicians and artists were there for us once again, acting as an Advanced Warning System, and some of these selections might be seen as red flags waving high in the air. For instance, […]
Watch Our 25 Favorite Music Videos Of 2016 Continuing with our countdown of great music from the past year, today we take a look at our 25 Favorite Music Videos of 2016. Often reflecting back to us our unease with current social and political conditions, we saw important work from Maurice Mikkers, crystallizing Takami Nakamoto‘s actual tears for a dead […]
Watch TWINS’ Stuck Video:This past November Matt Weiner‘s solo project TWINS released a mini-LP called Rather Not via the Dutch label Enfant Terrible. “Stuck“,...
Today we listen to Plaid‘s new AA side single, “Bet”/”Nat”. The UK duo will kick off their first North American tour in three years tonight...
- Listen to Lusine’s Track “Just A Cloud (feat. Vilja Larjosto)”
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Last year Boss Hog‘s Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer released the track “Wichita Grey”, their first in 16 years, followed by the EP Brood Star (In the Red Records)....
- Music News: Entertaining Violence to Release MU’s L’Impossible
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- Music News: French Label Jelodanti Reissue Ulan Bator’s Debut LP
The French micro-label Jelodanti Records is dedicated to reissuing formally out-of-print experimental music in...November 15, 2016 at 4:08 pm
- Music News: Shop Talk Announces November Tour Dates; S/T Debut Streaming Now Via Brooklyn Vegan
Brooklyn punks Shop Talk, featuring members of Liturgy, Pygmy Shrews, and Queening, are currently streaming their...November 3, 2016 at 10:11 am
This past weekend Seattle on-line music magazine Nada Mucho put on their #NadaFest 2016 at the Substation and the 3-day event showcased loads of the cities’ emerging...
- Photos: Wild Nothing Live @ The Crocodile In Seattle
Wild Nothing played to a sold out crowd last night at The Crocodile in Seattle. Jake Tatum is currently touring...April 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm
Watch Lorelle Meets the Obsolete perform “What’s Holding You” at the Chop Suey in Seattle, WA. LIVE EYE TV caught up with the band on May 28th as they toured...
- Watch: Constant Lovers “Snickerdoodle” Live @ Chop Suey
Watch Constant Lovers perform their track “Snickerdoodle” live at Chop Suey in Seattle. Filmed by the...May 21, 2014 at 9:17 am
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This month LIVE EYE TV sits down with Craft Spells at The Chop Suey in Seattle to discuss the band, touring, and...December 25, 2012 at 5:13 pm
Belgian guitarist/vocalist Thomas Werbrouck (Little Trouble Kids) has a brand new project called KRANKLAND, and this month the band released their debut LP, Wanderrooms....
- Interview: Kensaye Interviews Chicago Rapper Taylor Bennett
Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett, brother of Chance the Rapper, was interviewed this week by the producer Kensaye...June 2, 2016 at 1:36 pm
- Interview: Veronique Allaer Discusses Her Pop-Punk Trio Leggy
After an “accidental tumble off of a fire escape” led to a broken hip, guitarist and vocalist Veronique...January 26, 2016 at 4:41 pm
Memo Guerra is one-half of the drums and gadgets duo Gods of Speed, and the musician also releases solo, modular synth-based work under the moniker Cheap Talk. Guerra’s Not House LP came out last year on Abstrakt Muzak, and in discussing his process for the release, he explains: “The modular is like an instant inspiration machine. In fact, there is […]Read more ›
Moiré‘s No Future LP is due out February 17th via Ghostly International. The London-based producer says the album is about “where we are as a society right now” and offers these four words as an even clearer description: “fear, hypocrisy, inequality, and lies.” Today we watch Moiré’s new video for “Jupiter”, a monochromatic cut that knots drum and bass into […]Read more ›
Experimental musician Margaret Chardiet‘s Pharmakon project returns this year with the release of her Contact LP on March 31st via Sacred Bones. The follow-up to her “brutal and uncompromising” 2014 full-length, Bestial Burden, a sonic meditation on the material limits of the body, her upcoming release promises to focus on the other side of the mind/body divide–the limitless mental realm. […]Read more ›
LA-based synth-punk duo POW! will release their Crack An Egg LP on February 10th via Castle Face Records. The band’s Byron Blum offers these cryptic words about the upcoming release: “Two arrows for eyes. We’re looking for snakes under tables. Rest in peace David Bowie. I crack an egg in honor of the human race. **This new album contains hidden […]Read more ›
Xiu Xiu‘s much anticipated LP Forget is due out February 24th via Polyvinyl, and today we check out the trio’s new video for the album track, “Jenny GoGo“. Directed by Victor Belozerov, the visuals feature rough-hewn animations over a bed of flickering static, and these faceless figures and lo-fi forms seem to cryptically depict Jamie Stewart‘s haunting lyrics. Xiu Xiu’s […]Read more ›
Watch Monolord’s “Lord Of Suffering” Video: The Swedish trio Monolord dished up some ultra heavy doom metal on their Lord of Suffering/Die In Haze 10″ out last year on RidingEasy Records. This performance footage for “Lord Of Suffering” was shot on a Go-Pro during the band’s 2016 European tour, and later edited by Spelljammer’s Niklas Olsson. Displaying tightly wrought power, […]Read more ›