• Listen: !!! (Chk Chk Chk) ‘As If’ Playlist

    Today we give a listen to !!!‘s (Chk Chk Chk) new As If We’ve Got Influences playlist. The band kicked off this past weekend with a collection of songs that inspired them in the making of their upcoming As If LP, due out October 16th via Warp Records. Featuring a fairly eclectic, though mostly dance-oriented mix, you’ll find cuts from […]

    !!! (Chk Chk Chk)
  • Listen: DJ Spinn & DJ Rashad “Dubby” [Ft. Danny Brown]

    It sure has been impressive to see how DJ Spinn and the Teklife Crew have kept alive DJ Rashad‘s memory and influence since his tragic passing last April. I jumped at the chance to see DJ Spinn perform in Seattle during last year’s Decibel Festival, but I wondered what the mood of the show would be knowing that this was […]

  • News: Chicago Musicians Celebrate Bernie Sanders Presidential Bid With 1-Day BERNIE FEST

    This Sunday, August 23rd, an awesome line-up of Chicago musicians will help support Bernie Sanders presidential bid with a one day fest at The Hideout, located on 1354 W Wabansia Ave. Food trucks, Dark Matter Coffee, booze and music are promised, with doors opening at 11:00 am. Here’s the skinny… BERNIE FEST: Chicago is well known for its vibrant music […]

    Bernie Fest @ The Hideout in Chicago
  • News: Oneohtrix Point Never Announces New LP ‘Garden of Delete’

    This week Oneohtrix Point Never announced the release of his Garden of Delete LP, due out November 13th via Warp Records. The news came with several interesting curios definitely worth checking out, including this short video clip called “flame“, a pdf “Letter to the Fans“, as well as an interview with an interesting cohort named Ezra in Kaossed Blog. Things […]

    Oneohtrix Point Never (Photo By: Andrew Strasser)
  • Listen: Ought “Men For Miles”/”Beautiful Blue Sky”

    The Montréal-based rock quartet Ought will follow up their critically lauded 2014 debut LP More Than Any Other Day with their next full-length, Sun Coming Down, due out September 18th via Constellation Records. Having met at McGill University, the band’s identity and sense of purpose were forged during Quebec’s “Maple Spring”, a time of protest and civil unrest in response […]

    Ought 'Sun Coming Down' LP
  • Listen: Wake “Wildest Of Places”

    Wake is the Oakland-based producer Michael Ahern Hettich, and his upcoming EP Wildest Of Places is due out July 31st via Proximal Records. Following up on the stoned ambiance of his Oakland Blackouts EP, the musician returns with this more dance oriented effort. Utilizing a live hardware set-up and custom software that allowed him to “improvise and tweak pre-determined semi-generative […]

    Wake 'Wildest Of Places' EP
  • Listen: Susumu Yokota ‘My Energy’ EP

    Today, the UK-based Leaf label announced the passing of Susumu Yokota, a prolific Japanese musician whose blend of electroacoustic music skirts the realms of ambient, trance, and house. Passing away this past March at the age of 54, after a prolonged illness, it is only now that his family has made this sad news public. In tribute to the musician’s […]

    Susumu Yokota (1961 - 2015)
  • Listen: Grenades ‘Lou Diamond Phillips’ EP

    Seattle post-hardcore outfit Grenades have delivered a new, stellar 3-song EP called Lou Diamond Phillips, and it needs only 9 minutes to completely blow up your world! Proving once more that the Northwest is still tops in delivering a potent mix of punk and metal, Grenades bring a raw aggression to the table; and, tempered by the band’s standout musicianship […]

    Grenades 'Lou Diamond Phillips' EP
  • Listen: Protovulcan “Moon Esquilator (You Can Be The Fantasy)”

    Protovulcan is back with their brand new track “Moon Esquilator (You Can Be The Fantasy)“, which the Chicago duo has also made available for download via their Soundcloud page. Drummer Deric Criss (Aleks and the Drummer, Walking Bicycles, Charlie Deets) and keys player Will MacLean (Variety Lights, Ice Cream Mission to Mars, Blue Moth) take their synth punk meets acid […]

    Protovulcan "Making Eyes"
  • Listen: Venetian Snares “Your Face When I Finally”

    Venetian Snares‘ new EP Your Face is due out July 24th via Planet Mu, and today we check out Aaron Funk‘s first offering from the upcoming effort, “Your Face When I Finally“. Funk first turned heads back in 1999 with his Greg Hates Car Culture EP, out on History of the Future, and since then the prolific artist’s gnarly breakcore […]

    Venetian Snares 'Your Face' EP

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Watch: FKA twigs “M3LL155X”

Watch: FKA twigs “M3LL155X”

August 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm

Having long since graduated from being just that “girl in a video”, FKA twigs has subsequently revealed herself to be a creative force of nature with an elemental...

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Tropic of Caner 'Archive: The Downwards Singles'

Listen: Tropic of Cancer “The Dull Age”

August 31, 2015 at 1:14 pm

Camella Lobo‘s Tropic of Cancer project is readying a couple of releases for this fall, Archive: The Downwards Singles, as well as a new, three song EP, Stop Suffering–both...

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Lorelle Meets the Obsolete "What's Holding You" Live at the Chop Suey in Seattle

Watch: Lorelle Meets the Obsolete “What’s Holding You” Live @ the Chop Suey

July 30, 2014 at 7:22 am

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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Dasher perform in Atlanta

Photos: Dasher Live @ the Drunken Unicorn in Atlanta

August 7, 2014 at 9:50 am

Dasher is an abrasive, post punk trio, and the Atlanta-based band is led by drummer/vocalist Kylee Kimbrough, with David Michaud on bass, and Kelly Stroup on guitar. Dasher...

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New Video Podcast: Craft Spells Interview and Performance @ The Chop Suey

New Video Podcast: Craft Spells Interview and Performance @ The Chop Suey

December 25, 2012 at 5:13 pm

This month LIVE EYE TV sits down with Craft Spells at The Chop Suey in Seattle to discuss the band, touring, and future work! Since the release of the outstanding debut Idle...

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U/V Light 'Cenotaph' LP (Medical Records)

Interview: Kip Uhlhorn & Gabby Weiss Discuss Their New Synth-based Project U/V Light

May 5, 2015 at 8:11 pm

Cloudland Canyon’s Kip Uhlhorn has returned this year with a new psych leaning synth-pop project called U/V Light. Teaming up with the vocalist Gabby Weiss, the duo...

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Tropic of Caner 'Archive: The Downwards Singles'

Listen: Tropic of Cancer “The Dull Age”

Camella Lobo‘s Tropic of Cancer project is readying a couple of releases for this fall, Archive: The Downwards Singles, as well as a new, three song EP, Stop Suffering–both due out in October via Blackest Ever Black. Today, we take a listen to the track “Dull Age“, off The Downwards Singles. Collecting together three of Lobo’s original cuts for the […]

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Watch: FKA twigs “M3LL155X”

Watch: FKA twigs “M3LL155X”

Having long since graduated from being just that “girl in a video”, FKA twigs has subsequently revealed herself to be a creative force of nature with an elemental and singular vision. She follows up her excellent 2014 album LP1 with a new 5-song EP effort on Young Turks, M3LL155X. Again collaborating with the in-demand producer Boots, the artist reports that […]

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Watch: The King Khan & BBQ Show “Illuminations”

Watch: The King Khan & BBQ Show “Illuminations”

As you might imagine, the best place to catch The King Khan & BBQ Show is at a small club in the basement of Hell–surrounded by a host of unsavory characters and…puppets. In lieu of that, YouTube will have to do. Today, we check out the new video for “Illuminations“, off the band’s 2015 LP Bad News Boys, out now […]

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Watch: Destroyer “Times Square”

Watch: Destroyer “Times Square”

Destroyer‘s Dan Bejar has always been one to read the writing on the wall, but in “Times Square“, he reveals it wasn’t writing at all, just “forces of nature/in love with the weather station”. Destroyer will release their tenth studio LP, Poison Season, on August 28th via Merge Records, and today we check out the new video for “Times Square”. […]

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Listen: Julia Holter “Sea Calls Me Home”

Listen: Julia Holter “Sea Calls Me Home”

Julia Holter will release her fourth LP, Have You In My Wilderness, on September 25th via Domino, and today we learn about what happens when the sea calls you home–but you can’t swim. Holter explains that this new track was inspired by, “…moving away from things that trap you, the scary wonder in discovering freedom”, and the ballad finds Holter […]

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Protomartyr "Dope Cloud"

Listen: Protomartyr “Dope Cloud”

Sure, you might think your ship’s come in, but, as Protomartyr reminds us, “that’s not gonna save you”. So then, what will, you ask? Singer Joe Casey claims it’s “the dope cloud/that’s descending/on this town”. Trust me, you’ll wanna catch a whiff of that! The Detroit-based post-punk quartet will release their third LP in three years, The Agent Intellect, due […]

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Rabit "Pandemic"

Listen: Rabit “Pandemic”

Texas-based producer Eric Burton‘s Rabit project will return on October 30th with the release of his debut LP Communion, due out via Tri Angle Records. Inspired by issues related to “sexuality, gender, ownership of our natural bodies, societal and governmental injustices, and media manipulations”, this new effort, if “Pandemic” is any indication, promises to be quite the bombshell. We last […]

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