Video Premiere: Nightbeast, “King of Party Castle”

  Dayton party alt-rockers Nightbeast can’t stop and won’t stop. That’s why they chose to premiere the video for their rad dance jam “King of Party Castle,”from the It’s Different, I Guess EP at Ghettoblaster Magazine. The video was directed by Kyle Hartman, shot by Hartman and Luke Barrett and edited by Brian Dors. The band is coming off a … More »

Amy Blaschke

Video Premiere: Amy Blaschke, “Walking with the Rise”

To say that Amy Blaschke‘s songwriting is ambitious would be an understatement. A Seattle born singer/songwriter based in Los Angeles, Blaschke has been releasing her brand of understated and soulful song craft since 1999. Her most recent efforts include Desert Varnish (2013) and Night Canopy (2007), and in the time since these releases, Blaschke collected 28 original songs, 11 of … More »

Caustic Casanova shares video for “Quezalteca Deathswitch Blues,” tours (2015)

Caustic Casanova is a loud, heavy rock trio from Washington, DC. They’ve been tearing up stages and studios alike with their unique brand of eclectic, “absurdly muscled uber-psyche” since their inception in 2005. In 2008, CC released their first full-length studio album, a seventy-two minute tour-de-force entitled Imminent Eminence. Four years later, they unleashed 2012’s critically acclaimed Someday You Will Be Proven Correct, produced by J. Robbins. Caustic Casanova’s … More »

Neon Indian to release VEGA INTL., tour (2015)

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) has announced the long awaited follow up to 2011’s Era Extraña and this year’s standalone single “Annie.” Slated for release via Mom + Pop on October 16, VEGA INTL. Night School was conceived during a period of aesthetic reinvention for Palomo, as he retooled the lo-fi and spontaneous writing style he’d developed as Neon Indian … More »

Coathangers & Black Lips split 7″

After years of mutual admiration The Coathangers and Black Lips join hands for a split 7″ single. Of course there are the Raincoats similarities The Coathangers share but they have an edge that’s pretty sharp. “The Coathangers have been road-dogging it since their latest and greatest record which  garnered critical acclaim from Pitchfork, Nylon, Vogue, Rolling Stone and more.  After touring … More »

Tortoise returns with new album “The Catastrophist”

Tortoise’s almost entirely instrumental music defies easy categorization. Thrill Jockey has announced the group (comprised of Dan Bitney, John Herndon, Douglas McCombs, John McEntire, and Jeff Parker) are set to release their new album The Catastrophist on January 22, 2016, seven years since their last release, Beacons Of Ancestorship. “The Catastrophist is an album where moody, synth-swept jams like the opening title track cozy up … More »


Comic and Song Premiere: Vikings vs. Unicorns

Vikings vs. Unicorns is a new comic book with a whole lot of rainbow-colored blood splattered across its opening pages, brought to you by rock and roller-turned-writer Jim Tramontana (Red Hot Rebellion, Spitvalves) and independent comic artist KC Anderson (Wafflecus). You’ve heard of alternate histories? Well Vikings vs. Unicorns is an alternate mythology, recasting everyone’s favorite one-horned mythical icon of cuteness as a feral nightmare, endowed … More »

The Faint announce DJ sets (2015), share mix tape

The Faint have announced upcoming DJ nights taking place this month in Chicago, Kansas City and on Halloween in Miami. The band also revealed a new mini mix tape which includes tracks from Maelstrom, David Carretta, Dave Clarke to give fans a taste of what is to come at the upcoming DJ sets. The Faint’s Todd Fink says, “Halloween should be had in the club!  Here’s … More »