Toronto punks Greys have a brand new single called “Fresh Hell“, and if it bristles with aggressive angst, it’s because the cut was influenced by examples of current social and political injustice. The band explained via their Facebook page that the song is inspired by the Jian Ghomeshi verdict and Rob Ford‘s death, and how those two events “seemed to […]Read more ›
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, […]
Aos is Seattle-based electronic music producer Kayla Waldorf and she will release her debut EP, 90 East, on September 30th via Blankstairs. Waldorf’s essentialized and minimal brand of techno is colored here by a wistful sense of place and travel. 90 East is your ticket out of the crowded city and over the mountain pass to snow capped vistas and […]
Junior Boys‘ Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus have had quite a busy year and today they cap it off with a brand new digital EP called Kiss Me All Night. Looks like the collection’s affirmatively leading track “Yes” premiered this morning on KCRW‘s Morning Becomes Eclectic, and now you can stream and buy the album via the Bandcamp link below. […]
The Album Leaf‘s excellent upcoming LP Between Waves comes out Friday, August 26th on Relapse Records, and in anticipation of the release you can stream the album in full now via NPR’s First Listen. Meticulously crafted, Jimmy LaValle and company have distilled their sound too its essence–a perfect blend of uplifting melody and minimal electronics. Between Waves is the group’s […]
Takahiro Mukai is a prolific Japanese electronic musician and composer, and over the last two years the artist has released a slew of cassettes on labels like Altered States Tapes, Auditory Field Theory, and Dionysian Tapes–to name just a few. Recently, Mukai’s 6-track release Silver Dust Bells came to our attention. Out this year on Timm Mason‘s Masters Chemical Society […]
When John Dwyer‘s not busy making punked-up psych as Thee Oh Sees, he’s down in the lab making psyched-out electro-punk as Damaged Bug. Either way, we’ll...
Toronto punks Greys have a brand new single called “Fresh Hell“, and if it bristles with aggressive angst, it’s because the cut was influenced by examples...
- Listen: Calum Gunn ‘Unorganised Music’ LP Playlist
Calum Gunn is a UK-based experimental musician who runs Conditional, a record label as well as a radio show on...September 20, 2016 at 11:47 am
Metal band Five Finger Death Punch have had relative success already in a career that has spanned 11 years, since their inception in 2005. The band which was founded by Ivan...
- Music News: Oozing Wound ‘Whatever Forever’ LP Out 10/14 Via Thrill Jockey/Live Dates In October
Oozing Wound will return this Fall with another obliterating platter of head shredding metal, Whatever Forever,...September 22, 2016 at 10:15 am
- 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’...September 5, 2016 at 12:53 pm
Useless Eaters played a tight and noisy set this past Sunday night at The Earl in Atlanta, and Live Eye Tv photographer Matthew Grindstaff was there to catch all the action....
- 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
- Photos: Jessy Lanza Live @ The Neptune Theater In Seattle
Jessy Lanza is currently touring with the Junior Boys, and last night the Hamilton, ON-based singer/producer opened...March 12, 2016 at 3:54 pm
- Photos: Junior Boys Live @ The Neptune Theater In Seattle
Junior Boys kicked off the west coast leg of their US tour last night at The Neptune Theater in Seattle, WA. The...March 12, 2016 at 3:53 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
Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett, brother of Chance the Rapper, was interviewed this week by the producer Kensaye on his Ness Radio show. Bennett discusses his early days rapping...
- 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
- Interview: Tim Korenich Discusses His New LP ‘What A Weird Thing’
The Ohio-based singer/songwriter Tim Korenich has just released his new LP, What A Weird Thing. Earlier this year...November 4, 2015 at 10:45 am
Metal band Five Finger Death Punch have had relative success already in a career that has spanned 11 years, since their inception in 2005. The band which was founded by Ivan Moody (vocals), Zoltan Bathory (guitar), Caleb Andrew Bingham (guitar), Matt Snell (bass) and Jeremy Spencer (drums) have toured the world over, during their 11-year stint as a band. Though […]Read more ›
When John Dwyer‘s not busy making punked-up psych as Thee Oh Sees, he’s down in the lab making psyched-out electro-punk as Damaged Bug. Either way, we’ll take it. “The Mirror” is off his Cold Hot Plumbs LP, out last year on Castle Face Records. Music video director Alfredo Lopez does the honors here, and using rhythmic compelling imagery, he sets […]Read more ›
Seattle punks So Pitted have a brand new video for their track “woe“, off the band’s 2016 Sub Pop debut neo. Tapping into the early spirit of the label, So Pitted harken back to the outsider spirit that made Sub Pop famous. Delivering soul-crushingly bleak sludge punk with tongues placed firmly in their cheeks, So Pitted really know how to […]Read more ›
Hard to believe we’re already going on two years since Lorelle Meets the Obsolete‘s last LP Chambers, but the duo of Alberto González and Lorena Quintanilla return today to Captcha Records with a fantastic new long-player called Balance. The title track is lush and spacious, with Cooper Crain‘s expert mixing providing a roomy ambiance for chiming guitar and purring organ; […]Read more ›
If your looking for a super-rad show to catch this weekend in Seattle, CFM live at Seattle’s Lo-Fi should be tops on your list! Charles Francis Moothart is a longtime bandmate of Ty Segall, and the two have been collaborating in Fuzz since 2012, with Moothart delivering titanic stoner riffs over Segall’s rambunctious drumming. CFM is the musician’s solo venture, […]Read more ›
UK producer Jake Williams releases music under the name Rex the Dog, and on September 9th he returns to Kompakt with his Teufelsberg EP. In recent years the musician has really developed his interest in modular synthesizers, building his own hardware for studio and live use–as can be seen in this rad new video for the EP’s title track. Williams […]Read more ›