Archives for August 2013

Blank Realm – Deja What? (LP reissue) / Go Easy (7″ single)

For those dangerously hooked on Blank Realm’s still brilliant coming of age Go Easy opus - thanks to Fire Records’ wider release of the 2012 LP earlier this year - the cravings for more have become somewhat unbearable.  Whilst the next studio album is being tantalisingly lined-up for unveiling later this year, here comes two near-simultaneous fixes … [Read more...]

UFOMAMMUT unveil The Magikal Mastery Tour

This fall, UFOMAMMUT will be taking fans on a journey through fifteen years of their music on a newly announced tour, The Magikal Mastery Tour. They will be performing songs from Godlike Snake through to ORO as a thank you to the audience worldwide for their support and devotion. n a collective statement UFOMAMMUT commented: "We are very excited … [Read more...]

Album out now from Elusive Parallelograms

Fragments, from Milwaukee's Elusive Parallelograms out now https://soundcloud.com/the-fire-note/elusive-parallelograms Elusive Parallelograms called their 2008 debut, And Everything Changes, and they weren’t kidding.  Their 2 LPs and 3 EPs are where power pop meets shoegaze meets brainy prog meets acoustic instrumentals meets psychedelic … [Read more...]

Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus

Throughout their short career Fuck Buttons duo Andrew Hung and Ben Power has carefully crafted rousing electronic music that is always forcefully moving. Being careful while also being forceful sounds like an oxymoron waiting to happen but for the noisy electronic music that Fuck Buttons generate, it’s a match made in heaven. Their first album, … [Read more...]

Tribute Song to Breaking Bad from The Most Interesting Band in the World

The Most Interesting Band in the World (https://www.facebook.com/TheMostInterestingBandintheWorld) is celebrating the final-season premiere of Breaking Bad with the release of a tribute track titled “WW”, the initials of the show’s notorious chemist. The track matches the program’s gritty temperament and smoky atmosphere as a sinister bass line is … [Read more...]

New Video and Album from Little Radar

Little Radar’s first full-length album, Souvenirs, was released on August 6.  Expanding upon their truly unique, layered blend of indie rock, folk, and psych, the new album promises to propel Little Radar to greater heights and give every listener something special to take home. "Siren" Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVqtnZoAbc4 Little … [Read more...]

Yo La Tengo – Fade

After thirty years of making music, it’s safe to say that a band like Yo La Tengo has nothing left to prove. They’ve already been able to create the indisputable classics, they’ve been able to showcase a litany of covers that is without a doubt unmatched, they’ve been able to explore each new release as a challenge to create something fresh and … [Read more...]

Deerhunter Hitting a City Near You

  All-American band Deerhunter will be embarking on a North American Tour. Dates include Las Vegas and Athens, GA as well as making a couple of festival appearances such as FYF Fest in Los Angeles. Earlier this year, Deerhunter released their fifth studio album, Monomaina on 4AD.  The record was dubbed by the band as their “avant-garde” … [Read more...]

Q&A with Metal Mother

Hello Taara!  I’m really enjoying your latest album, Ionika.  You know, I’ve heard *about* you for a while, but only recently checked out your music.  Boy, I’ve been missing out!  I’m enchanted by your sometimes otherworldly vocals and spacious synthscapes.  What has the release of your sophomore album been like for you? Hello! Thank you! The … [Read more...]

Orange Goblin Return to North America This Fall

  British metal band Orange Goblin will be returning to North America this fall to perform. The band were a huge success earlier in the year as a support for Clutch on their Earth Rocker North American tour, so they return for a full headline run. Orange Goblin will be visiting 38 cities around United States and Canada, kicking off in … [Read more...]