Archives for August 2013

Skeletonwitch Join Forces With The Black Dahlia Murder On The Road

Ohio metal Quartet, Skeletonwitch will be releasing a new album Serpents Unleashed on 29th October (28th October UK) -- not only that, they will be teaming up The Black Dahlia Murder on a North American trek. Skeletonwitch will be starting the journey on 4th October alongside Ghost B.C. Additional support will be provided by Fallujah as well as … [Read more...]

Tamikrest – Chatma

The music of Tamikrest is so imbued with the upheaval, sadness and defiance of the Tuareg communities spread across the countries that span the Saharan desert, that applying Western rock critique mores to the band’s work feels somewhat trivial.  Yet to patronise the group’s wares with over-compensating for the fact that merely keeping its members … [Read more...]

Sharron Kraus – Pilgrim Chants & Pastoral Trails / Night Mare

Having been stretched for over a decade, across a slew of micro-labels and sometimes cut in collaboration with members of Espers and The A Lords (amongst others), the discography of globe-trotting English songstress Sharron Kraus is a somewhat intimidating body of work.  Rooting herself in traditional folk idioms, albeit with an experimentalist … [Read more...]

Ty Segall Hits The Road

  To coincide with the release of their new album "Sleeper", Ty Segall will be hitting the road across North America. Over the past five years, Ty has managed to evolve his love of riffs 'n' rhythm into an astonishing number of directions, and Sleeper, the follow up to last year's Twins, continues in that realm. Recorded and mixed in … [Read more...]

Mandala Eyes – “Circles or Spirals?”

Florida based multi-instrumentalist Alex Alexander, better known by his stage name Mandala Eyes, has been releasing music ever since his first EP Living in 2010. Recently though, Alexander has started working on his latest project Cymatics. The first single of the ongoing project was released earlier this summer and is titled “Circles or … [Read more...]

Album from tropical punk band Week of Wonders

Week of Wonders Piggybacks / The End of the Day 7" on HHBTM "Piggybacks" video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jvbd0YpMY28 The Los Angeles band, Abe Vigoda, coined the term "Tropical Punk" with their 2008 album, Skeleton. Now, from the much gloomier Pacific Northwest, comes Week of Wonders. A vibrant glowing lantern compared to all that is … [Read more...]

No Age New Video & New Tour

No Age released their 4th studio album "An Object" last week and in celebration of that they would like to share their new video "An Impression" via Sub Pop , whic premiered on 19th august. Click on the link to view the video http://go.spin.com/19DR5fb No Age have also scheduled a new tour this summer and fall that includes appearances at FYF … [Read more...]

Video from Should We Run out now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JdEVMFWHIXk More existential than psychedelic, more rooftop than garage, seven-piece Should We Run is the enigmatic misfit of the San Francisco Bay Area music scene.  Its distorted keys and guitar, male/female lead vocalists and haunting violin lines create cinematic soundscapes - … [Read more...]

Savages – Silence Yourself

A savage is the transformation underlying what happens to the characters of Lord of the Flies once they realize that there is no turning back. This sort of conviction, this sort of desperation, this sort of primitive impulse is shown in everything from the way the children in the book hunt and kill a wild boar, to the way they turn on each other … [Read more...]

Second solo Album from Ezra Furman this fall

Following hot on the heels of the first CD release of his solo debut The Year of No Returning on July 16 by Bar/None Records, Oakland resident Ezra Furman is issuing Day Of the Dog, his second solo effort after a fruitful five year/four album stint leading Boston’s Harpoons. Day Of the Dog was recorded at Studio Ballistico in Chicago, engineered … [Read more...]