The Men Tomorrow’s Hits Sacred Bones There’s nothing wrong with being an old-fashioned, all-purpose rock band, one versed in a variety of styles and one whose reach can attract a variety of audiences, both hip and not so much. From classics like the Rolling Stones, on to more modern acts, like Pearl Jam […]
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After five years of relative silence, Brody Dalle has been anything but quiet lately. The former Spinnerette and Distillers frontwoman continues to drop ass-kicking singles from her upcoming solo debut, Diploid Love, out April 29th on Queen of Hearts/Universal. Today marked the release of “Don’t Mess With Me,” an addictive bad girl anthem that you’ll [...]
Brooklyn’s (by way of Denver) Woodsman are a three-piece psych-rock juggernaut. They recently released their self-titled third LP on their own imprint Fire Talk Records.
The album is best when listened to from start to finish, but since we only …
Brighton’s Esben & the Witch have returned with a primal, stark video for “No Dog”, a track taken from the trio’s forthcoming split 12” with Bristol’s Thought Forms.
The clip directed by Adam Kola, focuses on a particularly intense performance of “No Dog”, it perfectly captures the tumultuous nature of the band’s live show: the volatile propulsion of their rhythm section, the unsettling dissonance of Thomas Fisher’s cacophonous guitar, &, at the eye of the storm, Rachel Davies’ lone, unadorned voice.
Alongside this, the band have also announced plans for a string of shows from March to August – with more soon to be announced – including a headline date at London’s Buffalo Bar, slots at Oxfordshire’s Supernormal Festival & the Cult of Luna-curated Beyond the Redshift (alongside Thought Forms), as well as a live performance of the La Antena score at Latitude. All dates below.
12” expected to be released on April 7th via Geoff Barrow’s Invada Records. Pre-order your copy here.
Upcoming live dates:
03.29 at Buffalo Bar, London
05.10 at Beyond the Redshift Festival, London
07.19 at Latitude Festival, Southwold (performing live score to La Antena)
08.08-10 at Supernormal Festival, Oxfordshire
And just the other night I sarcastically quipped on Facebook, “I should really listen to more Guided by Voices.” Little did I know at the time, Guided by Voices were about to announce the release of Cool Planet, their 2nd new album of 2014 (out 5.20 on GBV Records). The first preview track, “Bad Love […]