For the past seven years Sic Alps have shredded up the outer limits of garage rock on a slew of out-of-print 7″s, impossible to find cassette tapes/cd-rs, as well as full-lengths on labels like Animal Disguise, Silt Breeze, and Drag City. We caught up with the band in Seattle at The Funhouse for a stripped down set of Sic Alps […]Read more ›
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This week the Video Bootleg Series gets wet and sweaty with one of our favorite live acts, the always garage fabulous Nobunny, from Oakland CA. Shot live at Seattle’s premiere punk palace, The Funhouse, this video podcast has a slew of great songs to check out including “Nobunny Loves You”, “Hippie Witch” and “Chuck Berry Holiday”! Stream the links below […]Read more ›
This past June, Seattle’s Hey Marseilles reissued their excellent 2008 debut LP, To Travels and Trunks, and now that the Northwest’s little secret is out, it won’t be long before this bands soaring and grand pop sounds have plied their charms on folks far and wide! Mixing a multi-instrumental approach that includes off beat instruments like, accordion, cello, viola, melodica, […]Read more ›
Japandroids will be the first to tell you it’s been a tough, up-hill battle gaining national exposure from a smaller, under-reperesented market such as Vancouver, BC. Things are stacked against you! Vancouver’s geographic isolation makes touring difficult. It’s a twelve hour road trip over the mountains to Calgary, and under-represented means not enough boots on the ground in your own […]Read more ›
The Master Musicians of Bukkake released Totem One on Conspiracy Records this spring. The first in a “Northwest trilogy” from this Stumbling Brotherhood, the album embarks on ritualized adventures into the sonic noosphere, as this psyched out seven piece logs miles tromping through astral realms in search of far-out field study! Formed as a freak collective of black artisans in […]Read more ›
For over twenty years now, New Zealand’s The Dead C have charted sonic excursions deep into the musical unknown, providing a daunting and sea-sick map for other noise welders interested in traveling realms beyond the well trampled “Song”. Formed in 1986, in an already prolific and vibrant New Zealand scene that centered around the South Island town of Dunedin, The […]Read more ›
Sian Alice Group’s first full length 59.59, on NY label The Social Registry, is a valiant effort to reassert the importance of the album as a whole work of art. Named for the album’s running time, and set out across four sides of wax, this young band has crafted a complete work that requests a full listen, rather than one […]Read more ›