A Judgment Day Mixtape for the end of the world
May 21st, 2011 · 7 Comments
May 19th, 2011 · No Comments
With Grass Widow, it could quite possibly be love at first listen. That is, if you’re into a Kinks-meets-Neo Boys inspired sort of thing. Which you should be. Hannah, Lily, and Raven talk to us about not being dudes, their thrift store audio collages, and an obsessive-compulsive desire to take pictures of everything they bring on tour. They play tonight at Psycho Beach Party. This interview by Chelsea Green.
May 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment
Pine Hill Haints attract people that have gone to the dark side and found it uplifting. Alabama’s self-proclaimed punk band makes music that embraces doom and the great lonesomeness of life in order to find everlasting joy. This basically makes Pine Hill Saints a good band for the end of the world. What luck—they’re playing Los Angeles on Judgment Day! Daiana Feuer speaks to singer Jamie Barrier.
May 5th, 2011 · No Comments
Should you be afraid? Should you cover yourself in mayonnaise and witness the first live performance of the Avant-Garde Volkpenis since 2006? Do you like Pizza!? That’s a hint. Here’s a 15 minute Volkpenis experience. MP3: the Avant-Garde Volkpenis “VolkpenisVolkpenis” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with the Avant-Garde Volkpenis, [...]
May 3rd, 2011 · No Comments
First of all, good looking video. That churning gray cloud hovering in the desert is one the most awesome things ever. Must be director Young Replicant’s doing. I could have stared at that cloud forever. Then a guy appears running from a horseman and you jump with him straight into the floating gray nothing and [...]
April 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment
The Driftwood Singers were roped into their first Playdate. Here is the music featured in Playdate Good Luck Future: Amanda Jo Williams — Up The Mountain Going A new unreleased recording featuring her Los Angeles band. AJW has a residency at the Echo this month and a solo album coming out April 26, Mary’s Big [...]
April 13th, 2011 · No Comments
There’s so much space to get into this song. It may be called “Losing My Patience” but there’s no rush about it. Alexis Taylor from Hot Chip lended his vocals to Irish producer Shit Robot (aka Marcus Lambkin), and also did a remix which appears on the “Losing My Patience” single bundle coming out on [...]
April 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment
Wooden Shjips guitarist and singer Ripley Johnson assembled Moon Duo (with keyboardist Sanae Yanada and samples pried from a bunch of primitive drum machines) to channel even more powerful drones and tones from the forbidden zone of rock ‘n’ roll. Moon Duo will play the Echo on Tuesday. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
April 1st, 2011 · No Comments
Find yourself doing the Safety Dance to this song as you prepare for the weekend. Around 2:18, it gets deliciously weird with a sound reminiscent of the Aliens from Toy Story. Holy Ghost‘s debut on DFA Records drops on April 5. MP3: Holy Ghost “Do It Again” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] —Daiana [...]
March 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments
If you’ve never grooved to Enya, who are you? Download: DNTEL “Enya Remixes” In addition to the free download you’ve just downloaded, this Jimmy Tamborello fella, aka DNTL, has other pretty pictures on his blog. Like this: And this: —Daiana Feuer