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New Music: Girls Names LP ‘The New Life’ Out Soon On Slumberland!

New Music: Girls Names LP ‘The New Life’ Out Soon On Slumberland!

The Belfast band Girls Names is getting ready to release their second LP, The New Life, coming out on Slumberland Records February 26th. The group was started in January 2009 when friends Cathal Cully and Neil Brogan formed a band to support the US noise-pop act Wavves at a show in Belfast. The two had never been in a band […]

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New Music Video+Tour Dates: Wild Nothing “Only Heather”

This week we have a new video from Wild Nothing for the track “Only Heather”, off their excellent 2012 LP Nocturne, out now on Captured Tracks. The video is directed by Ryan Reichenfeld, a skateboarder turned video artist who has also done the very cool No Age video for “Life Prowler”. Shot in one take on an LA street, the […]

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New Music: Beat Mark Debut LP ‘Howls of Joy’, Out 2/18

New Music: Beat Mark Debut LP ‘Howls of Joy’, Out 2/18

More from the international pop underground…today we visit Paris, France’s Beat Mark as they get ready for the release of their debut LP, Howls of Joy, coming out on Ample Play Records February 18th! If you’re looking for a new favorite band to crush hard on this Valentines Day, you’ve found them! With lo-fi nonchalance this band does so much […]

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New Music Video: Efterklang “The Living Layer”

The new Efterklang video for “The Living Layer” was created by Malthe Fischer and Eleanor Bock Lund, and they make brilliant use of compositing to create a gorgeous, ice blue world for their serene characters. The video features the dancers Karis Zidore, Olivia Riviere, Nanna Stigsdatter and Meleat Fredrikson as winter sprites, and using photos of roadside snow and modern […]

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New Music Video: Pissed Jeans “Bathroom Laughter”

On their fourth full-length Honeys (Sub Pop), Pissed Jeans continue to breath life into Noise and Hardcore, making them sound like the weapons of choice for battling the ills of a warped culture! Like their last record, King of Jeans, the band has again recorded with Grammy nominee Alex Newport, and together they deliver the sound of a brutal, festering, […]

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New Track: Pure X “Things In My Head”

New Track: Pure X “Things In My Head”

Pure X returns this year with their new LP Crawling Up the Stairs, due out May 14th on Acéphale Records. Some difficult times followed the recording of the band’s excellent 2011 LP Pleasure, with principal member Nate Grace suffering a severe leg injury and needing surgery without health insurance and with little money. While the experience would serve as a […]

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Photos: U.S. Girls Live @ the 529 in Atlanta

Photos: U.S. Girls Live @ the 529 in Atlanta

Today we have photos from the recent U.S. Girls and Slim Twig show at the 529 in Atlanta, Georgia. Shot on February 7th, this night’s performance saw U.S. Girls’ Meghan Remy sitting in on Slim Twig’s opening set, while performing solo with laptop and mixer for her own. Both artists are still on the road, with remaining dates on the […]

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