Archives for January 2014

New Single and Album from Shark? out now

SINGLE "CALIFORNIA GRRLS" INCLUDED IN GRAND THEFT AUTO V NEW ALBUM SAVIOR OUT NOW ON OLD FLAME RECORDS Watch The "California Grrls" Video HERE       Shark? is very pleased to announce the premiere of "Fingers", their latest single from the recently released album Savior. "Fingers" captures the energy and sonic fury of Shark?'s … [Read more...]

Death Of Samantha Release Album in February

Death Of Samantha If Memory Serves Us Well St. Valentine Records 11 February 2014   Underground-rock pioneers Death of Samantha will release their new first album in 24 years If Memory Serves Us Well  on February 11, 2014 via their revived  St. Valentine Records label. "If Memory Serves Us Well" is an 18-song double-album that was … [Read more...]

Acid Fast – Rabid Moon

Somewhere about a half-decade after punk-rock went mainstream, a renaissance of sorts took place. Where bands like Green Day, NOFX, The Offspring, et al had saturated the market with their fuck-all ethos – a new crop of upstarts sought to marry their well-worn four-chord propulsion with a little more intellect, a little less angst, and a bit more … [Read more...]

Debut Album from Desert Noises in March

Desert Noises, the Americana-tinged indie rock band that recently signed to SQE Music has a debut LP 27 Ways coming out in late March.  The band is reminiscent of Band of Horses and The Head And The Heart.  Four restless young guys from the Utah Valley, they've been touring relentlessly over the past two years, sharing the stage with bands like … [Read more...]

Lilies On Mars Tour Dates with Fanfarlo

The refined female duo LILIES ON MARS, loved by Franco Battiato (SPECIAL GUEST vocalist on OCEANIC LANDSCAPE) opens world tour (EUROPE / UK / USA) with FANFARLO. The bands newest record "Dot To Dot" will be released via SAINT MARIE RECORDS on February 11th in collaboration with Italian label LONG SONG. Dot To Dot is the third album from the two … [Read more...]

Star Anna – “For Anyone”

Since the release of her 2011 album Alone in This together Star Anna has had quite the struggles in her personal life—struggles that undoubtedly helped shape the final outcome of her latest Go to Hell. The album depicts the different facets of coping with your life. There’s the anger packed in the punk rock of album closer “Smoke signals”, the help … [Read more...]

New Video and Tour Dates for avant-garde pianist Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm debuts official video for "Says" and announces 'Spaces' North American tour dates this March the acclaimed avant-garde pianist takes his recent 'Spaces' album on the road announcing a string of North American and UK tour dates WATCH: Says LISTEN: Hammers After releasing his critically acclaimed new album Spaces with an … [Read more...]

Valtari – Hunter’s Pride

To say I was impressed by Valtari's 2012 release, Fragments of a Nightmare is an understatement.  Sole member Marty Warren, provides a fresh take in a somewhat stagnating melodic death metal genre.  Valtari, who hails from Australia—a continent which boasts a formidable array of metal acts such as Destroyer 666, Nocturnal Graves and Woods of … [Read more...]

Q&A with Elika

Hello Brian and Evagelia!  It's great to be able to find out more about your band.  For those who don't know about you, who plays what instruments in the band?  Who is the songwriter/composer? Brian:  I play guitar and mix the records; Eva sings, plays drums and illustrates everything; Khaya holds down the low end and Andrew does a little bit of … [Read more...]

Spectres – “The Sky Of All Places” b/w “Sooky Eyeball”

With a debut full-length long-player from Bristol’s Spectres still in the works, along comes another short-form stepping-stone release, in the shape of this one-off 7” for the Too Pure Singles Club.  Pressed on nauseous yellow-green vinyl and presented in a reliably grisly yet playful sleeve, this two-track affair distils the two main sides of the … [Read more...]