Q&A with Apologies, I Have None

There is a small gray van, standing on the 'Oude Markt' in the city of Leuven--a place that is known to many students as “The longest bar in the world”. I have gathered inside to do a quick interview with Dan Bond and Josh McKenzie from the British punk quartet Apologies, I Have None, just before they took the stage at The Rockcafé in Leuven, … [Read more...]

Stars Announce New Album and Tour

Stars have announced the release of their new album, The North, due out September 4 on ATO Records. The band is offering three songs to preview off the album and they can be heard at: http://soundcloud.com/youarestars/sets/the-north/ They will also tour North America and are offering fans that purchase tickets to any U.S. show a digital copy of … [Read more...]

The Prids Announce New Album, Tour

The unique sounding band announced the release of their new album on June 11, Chronosynclastic, on Velvet Blue Music. It features Doug Martsch of Built to Spill on vocal harmonies and guitar. The first single off the album, “I’ll Wait,” combines elements of pop and rock and can be heard below. “I’ll Wait” by The … [Read more...]

Double Dagger – UK Tour Dates and Free mp3

Using deceptively simple instrumentation (bass, drums, vocals), Baltimore trio Double Dagger make a cacophonous wall of sound that has been occasionally described as 'very loud' or 'angry' pop. Part Fugazi, part No Age, part Shellac, their sound is aggressive, minimalist punk, that still maintains an underlying pop melodiousness. You can … [Read more...]

Evan Dando Solo Tour

Beginning on January 29 The Lemonheads' front man will embark on a 25 date US tour, supporting last year's covers album Varshons. Jan. 29: Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ Jan. 30: Joe’s Pub, New York, NY Jan. 31: The Record Collector Store, Bordentown, NJ Feb. 3: Great Scott, Allson, MA Feb. 4: Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA Feb. 5: M Room, … [Read more...]

Live performance video and tour from Warpaint

Warpaint So simple. Straightforward. Three beautiful girls making beautiful music. Watch Here: http://www.athenssoundies.com/videos/68 MySpace Site: http://www.myspace.com/worldwartour Upcoming Shows ( view all ) Nov 30 2009 7:00P GREAT AMERICAN MUSIC HALL w/ Vic Chesnutt San Francisco, … [Read more...]

New album and tour from mr. Gnome

Heave Yer Skeleton, the follow-up to mr. Gnome's debut full-length, Deliver This Creature, promises to be no less a musical twist than the last offering. Returning with the same basic, minimalist ingredients; a soulful, feminine power and inventive, dynamic drumming, the two are suspended in a sea of drug-induced themes pouring from their … [Read more...]

Audion’s “Hecatomb” North American Tour

In ancient Greek, “Hecatomb” is the word for “large-scale sacrifice or slaughter”; in Audion ’s universe, it’s a live audio/visual experience like no other. Visually, Hecatomb is a dazzling, gorgeous assault of light that spins and twists into the ether. Musically, it’s the new live Audion— a relentless percussive onslaught that will leave you … [Read more...]

New Album and Tour from The Lonely H

Seattle, Washington's own The Lonely H is now a quintet.  The new member, Casey Frasier, will handle guitar and keyboard duties, allowing front man Mark Fredson to solely sing.  The band is rounded out by Brothers Whitman - Eric Whitman (guitar) and Johnny Whitman (bass) - and drummer Ben Eyestone. The Lonely H have released a video for their … [Read more...]

Members of The Mars Volta tour in Zechs Marquise and Free Moral Agents

Considering how The Mars Volta's songs are so complexly intertwined, it would only make sense that the band's ever-expanding family of related projects are bound together as well. In November, two such groups, Zechs Marquise and Free Moral Agents take to the road to show us how this brood continues to grow. Zechs Marquise features … [Read more...]