September Release Dates

September 1 The Apples in Stereo: #1 Hits Explosion! (Yep Roc) AA Bondy: When the Devil's Loose (Fat Possum) Peter Broaderick: 4 Track Songs (Type) Couger: Patriot (Counter) The Entrance Band: The Entrance Band (Ecstatic Peace) Explode Into Colors: "Eyes Hands Mouth" 7" (Kill Rock Stars) Juliette Lewis: Terra Ingognita (The … [Read more...]

Maps and Atlases leader forms new band Cast Spells

David Davison's Cast Spells released its debut EP Bright Works And Baton on Sargent House in July. Bright Works And Baton Track List: 1) Glamorous Glowing 2) War Story Hellos 3) Potted Plant 4) Pioneer Scalps 5) American Quilts 6) A Badge   On the … [Read more...]

The Decemberists on Colbert Report, More Tour Dates

The Decemberists have confirmed a performance on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report for Monday, April 27. This will be the band's first appearance on the show since 2006's ShredDown where guitarist Chris Funk was dubiously defeated by last-minute Colbert fill-in Peter Frampton, and Eliot Spitzer had to recuse himself from the voting after an … [Read more...]

Album Release Dates February 2009

February 3 A Day To Remember: Homesick (Victory) BPA/Fatboy Slim: I Think We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat (Southern Fried Records) Bricolage: Bricolage (Slumberland) Chris Cornell: Scream (Interscope) Benjy Feree: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Bobby Dee Bobby Dee (Domino) Ganjasufi: TBA EP (Warp) Heartless Bastards: The … [Read more...]

Logan 5 and The Runners – Featurette

On their debut album Boston five-piece, Logan 5 and The Runners (David Berndt - vox, guitar, Chris Barrett -keyboards, trumpet, Marc Beaulieu -drums, Mike DeLisile -bass and Nick Balkin -guitar), have managed to convey a retro, Velvet Goldmine-esque swagger mixed with the fresh exuberance and sleaze of the more glam aspects of Brit pop; at once … [Read more...]

January 2009 Release Dates

January 6 Bjork: Dull Flame of Desire (One Little Indian) Cactus’s: Tropical Terror EP (Beat Crazy) Chatham County Line: Chatham County Line (Yep Roc) Hacienda:Loud is the Night (Bomp/Alive) High On Fire: Life at the Contamination Fest (Relapse) John Peel: John Peel's Dandelion Records (DVD) (Ozit/ Cargo UK) Joy Division: In The Studio … [Read more...]

December 2008 Release Dates

December 2 Blackout Beach: Skin of Evil (Soft Abuse) Decemberists: Always the Bridesmaid: A Singles Series - Voume 3 (Jealous Butcher) Al Jourgensen: Wicked Lake (13th Planet) R. Stevie Moore: Special Needs (Park The Van) Panic at the Disco: ...Live In Chicago (Fueled By Ramen) Tha Pumpsta: Alphabitize The Nation (Milk The Beef) The Skids: … [Read more...]

November 2008 Release Dates

November 4 Matt Alber: Hide Nothing (Tommy Boy) All The Saints Fire: On Corridor X (vinyl) (Touch & Go) Drew Andrews: Only Mirrors (Minty Fresh) Black Moth Super Rainbow: Drippers EP (self-released) Camera Obscura: Underachievers Please Try Harder (vinyl reissue) (Merge) Castanets Vs. Ero: "Dub Refuge" 12" (Asthmatic Kitty) Crystal … [Read more...]

DOA’s Guide to the Recordings of…Lush

This second installment of DOA’s Guide to the Recordings Of… features the band Lush. As previously mentioned in the intro of the inaugural article, this is only one fan’s perspective on the output of an underappreciated band. My viewpoint is also that of an avid and long-time fan in the U.S. about a British band from its inception to its untimely … [Read more...]