THE VAN PELT ANNOUNCE 20TH ANNIVERSARY ‘SULTANS OF SENTIMENT’ U.S. PERFORMANCES

In conjunction with the reissues by Barcelona-based label La Castanya of The Van Pelt’s two classic 1990’s albums, Stealing From Our Favorite Thieves and Sultans Of Sentiment, worldwide on May 12, the New Jersey underground heroes have announced July U.S. performances in Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York City to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Sultans Of Sentiment‘s original release … Continue reading THE VAN PELT ANNOUNCE 20TH ANNIVERSARY ‘SULTANS OF SENTIMENT’ U.S. PERFORMANCES

BSE 25: Joey Fatts and Vince Staples, Marika Hackman, Kevin Morby, TOPS and Many More

The One About Gender Fluidity On this episode: our dear cousins talk about some heavy topics including gender fluidity and perpetuating rape culture, they also cover the latest news of the NHL Playoffs and what’s going on in Survivor, Luke reaches out for help on a #gentlemansdilemma, Luke doles out his catchphrase stamp of approval with a quick “Lordy Lordy Barry … Continue reading BSE 25: Joey Fatts and Vince Staples, Marika Hackman, Kevin Morby, TOPS and Many More

Ghettoblast From The Past: The Forms (Issue 20)

Since the year 2000, Ghettoblaster has been putting out a quarterly print magazine. For Ghettoblast from the Past, we look back at the bands and artists that were showcased within these pages. From Issue 20, Threespheres Records The Forms.  Words by Eddie Ugarte. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our In Print page.

Ghettoblast From The Past: Human Cannonball/Southeast Engine (Issue 28)

Since the year 2000, Ghettoblaster has been putting out a quarterly print magazine. For Ghettoblast from the Past, we look back at the bands and artists that were showcased within these pages. From Issue 28, Human Cannonball and Misra Records Southeast Engine.  Words by David C. Obenour. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our … Continue reading Ghettoblast From The Past: Human Cannonball/Southeast Engine (Issue 28)

The Mountain Goats Share “Rain in Soho”

As if we weren’t already chopping at the bit for The Mountain Goats to release their hotly anticipated new album Goths, the band have shared the latest single “Rain in Soho”. Unlike the first wistful single “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to Leeds”, John Darnielle’s cutting lyrics of the vanishing of friends, places, and the safety of harbors are downright … Continue reading The Mountain Goats Share “Rain in Soho”

A Many Splendored Thing; An interview with Chris Slusarenko and John Moen of Eyelids

There is a trend in romantic comedies where the protagonist goes through the gauntlet of dating scenarious, soliciting advice from a best friend who is waiting in the wings along the way. Then some catalyst brings about an epiphany that causes the protagonist to realize they were in love with the best friend all along. That’s not exactly what happened to … Continue reading A Many Splendored Thing; An interview with Chris Slusarenko and John Moen of Eyelids

Show Review: Thursday/Touche Amore/Basement/Cities Aviv, Bogart’s, April 22, 2017

During the encore to Thursday’s set at Bogart’s in Cincinnati, singer Geoff Rickly admitted that their current tour was the first he’d ever done sober and encouraging those in the audience struggling with addiction that he was hopeful they could find healing and peace. With his powerful words resonating with the crowd, it also provided the perfect opportunity to reflect … Continue reading Show Review: Thursday/Touche Amore/Basement/Cities Aviv, Bogart’s, April 22, 2017

Tucson, AZ’s Myrrors Announce Album And Share “Organ Mantra”

There’s something about the Myrrors that is just addictive. The southwest band has just announced the release of its forthcoming album Hasta La Victoria (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond) dropping on 6/30/17 and shared the track “Organ Mantra.” This is the band’s third album and when we say that the band is ridiculously repetitive, we mean that as a compliment because the … Continue reading Tucson, AZ’s Myrrors Announce Album And Share “Organ Mantra”

Boombox Culture: We’ve Got 13 Reasons…Or Just An Opinion

I guess that title is the lead in for this. 13 Reasons Why… it’s that Netflix show that’s all the rage right now, which revolves around the suicide of a young girl. The premise of the series is that she doesn’t leave a suicide note, but instead records on 7 cassettes the reasons why she killed herself. Those tapes are … Continue reading Boombox Culture: We’ve Got 13 Reasons…Or Just An Opinion

Record Store Day 2017 – CZARFACE “First Weapon Drawn”

Record store day 2017 is here!!! Whilst you set your plans to head out to your local indie vinyl provider you can expect to be treated to a bunch of exclusives that have been waiting for this date to be released. The creative folks at Get On Down have once again curated a few titles this year that will flip … Continue reading Record Store Day 2017 – CZARFACE “First Weapon Drawn”