Merchandise released their A Corpse Wired For Sound LP via 4AD this past September. The recent effort found the band stripped back to core members Carson Cox (vocals, electronics), Dave Vassalotti (guitar, electronics) and Pat Brady (bass). Recorded in a studio in Rosà, Italy, as well as at home in some of Cox’s various outposts like Tampa, New York, and […]Read more ›
Manatee Commune‘s summer anthem “What We’ve Got” received some nifty remix treatment this week from fellow Seattle musician, MC SOL. The original track, off Manatee Commune’s self-titled August release on Bastard Jazz, already featured Flint Eastwood’s warm vocal presence and on the remix, SOL slides in right beside with his bright and effusive style. Amorous vibes prevail here as the […]
Berlin-based producer Recondite will release his Corvus EP on November 11th via Ghostly International. Named after the family of birds that includes ravens and crows, Corvus marks Recondite’s first return to Ghostly since his Hinterland LP in 2013. “Capable” leads the effort off, as well as receiving the remix treatment from Ricardo Donoso to close things out. In talking about […]
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. Live Eye Tv had a chance to correspond with the musician regarding the new project and record, and he gave us an in-depth look at putting together the group, as well as their writing and recording […]
Seattle-based four piece Merso will release their Red World LP on October 21st via Good To Die Records and today we listen to their brooding post-rock cut, “Serial Killer“. Dropping their original band name, Leatherdaddy, and moving away from the Sabbath-indebted psych-metal of their self-released EP The Plague House, the band has really found their stride with a smoldering hybrid […]
Oozing Wound will return this Fall with another obliterating platter of head shredding metal, Whatever Forever, due out October 14th on Thrill Jockey. Guitarist-singer Zack Weil lays down the skinny: “…we went back to the plant and reformulated this batch of ooze to be so potent that it had to be spread over three (3?!) sides of vinyl. You want […]
As TWINS, Matt Weiner‘s music often bridges the relationship between post-punk and electronic off-shoots like techno, house, and industrial. This week he returns to his Music From the Insider series–a particularly post-punk leaning segment of his output–with Music From the Insider II out now on the Glasgow label Clan Destine. Today we preview the track “EVERYTHING OUTSIDE“, the lead cut […]
Calum Gunn is a UK-based experimental musician who runs Conditional, a record label as well as a radio show on Resonance Extra. Specializing in “generative and algorithmic electronic music”, the artist’s fascinating new release, Unorganised Music, is out now on Tsuku Boshi. This Soundcloud playlist culls together four of the album’s nine tracks and it’s a great place to begin […]
The UK label Opal Tapes is a prolific source of dark and experimental strains of electronic music and its’ founder, Stephen Bishop, also creates intriguingly left-of-field music under the moniker Basic House. Today we preview his Government LP, a stark new offering due out September 8th. Across its’ 6-tracks, Bishop distils various permutations of electronic music down to their pure […]
Label News: Serbian Label Jezgro Delivers Dark Industrial Techno On Inaugural Release, MRTVI’s TIJERAZO MORTAL EP
Jezgro is a Serbian-based electronic label run by Ontal‘s Darko Kolar, and today we check out its’ inaugural release, MRTVI‘s TIJERAZO MORTAL EP. Kolar reports that Jezgro will represent “obscure, dark and heavy parts of the electronic scene”, and this first offering, complete with an angst-ridden remix of the EP’s title track by Violet Poison, does not disappoint. MRTVI is […]
Experimental New Zealand trio The Dead C returned to Ba Da Bing! this month with the release of their 2xLP, Trouble. Hailing from the countries remote South Island, Bruce Russell, Michael Morley, and Robbie Yeats continue to ruthlessly challenge musical conventions while holding true to a DIY aesthetic that has kept them in good stead for thirty years running. Trouble, […]
Merchandise released their A Corpse Wired For Sound LP via 4AD this past September. The recent effort found the band stripped back to core members Carson Cox (vocals, electronics),...
Manatee Commune‘s summer anthem “What We’ve Got” received some nifty remix treatment this week from fellow Seattle musician, MC SOL. The original...
Legendary Providence noise punks Daughters have reunited and the band will play a bunch of East and West coast shows beginning later this week. While the band’s vocalist...
Music News: The Orb ‘COW / Chill Out, World!’ LP Streaming In-Full Via Soundcloud
The Orb will release their 16th LP, COW/Chill Out, World!, on October 14th via Kompakt and in anticipation the...October 11, 2016 at 12:07 pm
Interview: Thomas Werbrouck Discusses KRANKLAND’s Debut LP ‘Wanderrooms’
Belgian guitarist/vocalist Thomas Werbrouck (Little Trouble Kids) has a brand new project called KRANKLAND, and...October 10, 2016 at 11:17 am
Music News: Five Finger Death Punch Announce Huge Homecoming Show
Metal band Five Finger Death Punch have had relative success already in a career that has spanned 11 years, since...September 23, 2016 at 9:34 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
New Video Podcast: mr. Gnome Live @the Sunset Tavern
Welcome back for another year of great independent music and video! Let’s kick 2013 off with the stellar...January 7, 2013 at 9:58 am
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
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 talent. Featuring a diverse roster of musicians, as well as a representational selection of Seattle’s active genres, #NadaFest 2016 was a great chance to see many of Seattle’s rising bands in an intimate […]Read more ›
Black Marble has a new video for the track “Woods“, the lead single off the It’s Immaterial LP out now on Ghostly. Directed by Theo Sixou, the video was inspired by a trip to a World War II concentration camp. Sixou explains, “A forest of birches surrounded the camp until the eye could see, and I caught myself thinking about […]Read more ›
This week OPN‘s Daniel Lopatin premiered his new video for “Animals” as part of Ecco: The Videos of Oneohtrix Point Never and Related Works at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Directed and edited by Rick Alverson (Entertainment, The Comedy), the video stars Val Kilmer. Beginning with a slow camera pan across a mysterious room, Kilmer is eventually seen sitting […]Read more ›
True Widow turned in a heavy and haunting set last night at The Highline in Seattle, WA. The Texas-based trio played to a packed house and the band did not disappoint the rapt audience delivering plenty of hefty but melodic material from their new LP Avvolgere out now on Relapse Records. Live Eye Tv photographer Mike Walker was there to […]Read more ›
CFM will return to In the Red next month with their Homegrown Paranoia EP, a 3-song 7″ that features “The Stooge” on the B-side. Charles Moothart (Fuzz, Ty Segall Band, GØGGS) released his Still Life of Citrus and Slime LP via the label this past April, and though the project initially began as a solo venture, he has since added […]Read more ›
Legendary Providence noise punks Daughters have reunited and the band will play a bunch of East and West coast shows beginning later this week. While the band’s vocalist Lex Marshall recently explained to Russian Circles’ bassist Brian Cook that the group had spent some time in the studio, new material is yet to be announced. Check out Cook’s interview of […]Read more ›