Noise rap trio Clipping. will release their Splendor & Misery LP on September 9th via Sub Pop. Billed as an “Afrofuturist, dystopian concept album that follows the sole survivor of a slave uprising on an interstellar cargo ship, and the onboard computer that falls in love with him”, it promises to be another intriguing chapter in the band’s growing discography. […]Read more ›
Mass Gothic will release their Sup Goth digital EP on August 5th via Sub Pop. While this is a follow-up to the pair’s 2016 self-titled LP, the upcoming release is the first that Noel Heroux and Jessica Zambri recorded together. In talking about the EP, Heroux explains: “I followed my previously usually-ignored instinct to allow the noise and color in […]
Frank & Tony have a new EP out this month, Under The Jaguar Sun (Scissor And Thread), and today we preview the record’s sultry burner, “Difficult Loves“. Francis Harris and Anthony Collins are masters at distilling house down to its most evocative essentials, and this B-side lead track is no exception. Long chiming pads resonate into the ether, while a […]
Floating Points will release their new EP Kuiper (Luaka Bop/PLUTO) on July 22nd and today we preview the B-side, “For Marmish Part II“. In discussing his track, the UK-based electronic musician Sam Shepherd explains, ” …”For Marmish Part II” is carbon dated by my singing voice. I can’t get that high anymore! It was recorded way before “For Marmish” on […]
Thee Oh Sees will release their upcoming LP A Weird Exits on September 12th via Castle Face Records, and in anticipation of the upcoming record we have this big ‘ol batch of tour dates to whet your proverbial whistle. John Dwyer and crew are excellent live, so if the band is coming your way, don’t miss it! In addition, the […]
The Mexican psych duo Lorelle Meets the Obsolete returns this year with their first long-player since the band’s 2014 effort, Chambers. Out again on Captcha Records/Sonic Cathedral, look for the pair to release Balance on September 10th. Recorded at the band’s studio in Ensenada, Mexico, the upcoming record was mixed by Chicago psych guru Cooper Crain (Cave, Bitchin Bajas), and […]
Chris Stewart returns with his synth-wave project Black Marble, announcing that he will release his second full-length, Its Immaterial, on September 30th via Ghostly International. Stewart has relocated from the East Coast to Los Angeles, as well as finding a new home on Ghostly, and the upcoming record reflects these transitions–as well as their difficulties. Discussing the album, the artist […]
Tsuku Boshi delivers another helping of left field electronics with a revisit of M+A‘s first release–their self-titled offering originally put out as part of the French label’s Origami series. The duo includes label co-owner Mag, as well as the experimental musician Aymeric de Tapol, and on M+A they explore soundscapes that blur the boundaries between composition and noise. This playlist […]
Portland-based ambient musician Matthew Cooper returns with his Eluvium project this year, and he will release his LP False Readings On via Temporary Residence on September 2nd. We last reported on the musician this past May when his track “Uncharted Your Lessoning” was part of Red Bull Music Academy‘s Shattered Streams, where it looped for a day while slowly “decaying”. […]
SUMAC might have started in 2014 as a way for musician Aaron Turner (Mamiffer, Old Man Gloom, ex-Isis) to create “the heaviest music of his career”, but, since expanding into a trio that year, the band’s nuanced explorations of the darker side of metal have set a high watermark for what is possible with titanic low-end and an experimental approach […]
The Seattle quintet Scriptures return with an amazing LP of cinematic psych on their newest offering, Incantations, out now on Portland’s SELF Group label. The band was born from the ashes of the Montana-based post-rock outfit This Is A Process Of A Still Life, and it includes drummer Baine Craft, guitarist David Totten and keyboardist/guitarist Jeff Forrest from that previous […]
Noise rap trio Clipping. will release their Splendor & Misery LP on September 9th via Sub Pop. Billed as an “Afrofuturist, dystopian concept album that follows...
Mass Gothic will release their Sup Goth digital EP on August 5th via Sub Pop. While this is a follow-up to the pair’s 2016 self-titled LP, the upcoming release is the...
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- Tour News: Thee Oh Sees Upcoming US & EU 2016 Tour Dates
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- 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...
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- Interview: Veronique Allaer Discusses Her Pop-Punk Trio Leggy
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Seattle electronic duo NAVVI have an excellent new video for their track “Close“, off the pair’s recently released Hush Hush Records LP, Omni. Self-directed by Brad Boettger and Kristin Henry, these sleek visuals star the two while often making excellent use of a triptych split screen and abstracted perspectives. Gorgeously realized night footage of the Emerald City creates a sense […]Read more ›
Jimmy LaValle returns with his project The Album Leaf this year and he will release Between Waves on August 26th via Relapse Records. In support of the upcoming album, the band has also announced dates for a full US tour beginning in September, and continuing in December, which you can check out below. Between Waves will be The Album Leaf’s […]Read more ›
Brooklyn experimental trio Rhyton released their Redshift LP last week via Thrill Jockey and today we catch up with their new video for “D.D. Damage“. The group is comprised of Dave Shuford (No-Neck Blues Band), Jimy Seitang (Stygian Stride), and Rob Smith (Pigeons), and together they explore the outer limits of improvisation and experimentation while fusing psych and roots rock […]Read more ›
Blanck Mass, the project of musician Benjamin John Power (F**k Buttons), has a new track out via Adult Swim‘s Singles Program called, “D7-D5”. The title refers to a chess move and is a nod to Manuel Gottsching, whose track “E2-E4” is considered to be a pioneering moment in techno. Intended as the counter move, “D7-D5” takes the genre to anthemic […]Read more ›
Death Grips released a new video for their Bottomless Pit track “Eh” this weekend. Directed by South African photographer/filmmaker Sean Metelerkamp, and featuring eye-melting post-production from Christopher Bisset, the visuals star rapper MC Ride and some curiously masked characters running amuck. Rendering forms as three dimensional bands of digitally colored light makes for some creepy humans here, as well as […]Read more ›
The UK electronic producer patten has added his visual collaborator Jane Eastlight into the musical fold to make the project a duo. First performing back in 2014 at Warp25 in Krakow, Poland, before beginning a short run of shows exploring their deconstructed club music with a stark and intense visual show, the pair has now announced they will release their […]Read more ›