I Wish To Do As I Wish; An interview with Myrkur

Emerging from the darkness of Scandinavia comes one-woman black metal project Myrkur (aka. Amalie Bruun) .  Combining the rawness of second wave black metal bands like Ulver and Darkthrone with a natural sonic, ethereal beauty, Myrkur has created a wholly unique perspective on the genre. Hailing from Denmark, Myrkur signed to renowned independent label, Relapse Records, in 2014 and released eponymous … More »

Gengahr share video for “She’s A Witch,” play SXSW

Gengahr premiered their video for “She’s A Witch” on Entertainment Weekly. Watch The Video Here The She’s A Witch EP is out March 10 via Transgressive Records. Vocalist/guitarist Felix Bushe described the inspiration behind the video: “‘We wanted to make a video that John Cleese would have been proud of – it was heavily influenced by our love of Monty Python’.” The band are set to … More »

Alright ready EP, tour (2015)

Charlotte, NC’s Alright (featuring current and former members of Late Bloomer and It Looks Sad) will release their new Self-Titled EP this Spring. The effort is out officially on March 24 from Negative Fun Records with assistance from Self Aware Records. It will be released via 7-inch/digital, with a limited 300 colored vinyl pressing. The vinyl is available for pre-order … More »

Bad Veins cover “Rainbow Connection”

Bad Veins is Benjamin Davis vocals, guitar; Jake Bonta, drums; and live member, “Irene,” a 1973 Pioneer reel-to-reel recorder that handles filling out the duo’s lush studio soundscapes onstage. The Cincinnati, Ohio-based two-piece is best described as an opulent hodgepodge of sounds and aesthetics, including warm analog ambience, busted electronic textures, symphonic and choral bits, and stately arrangements and compositional … More »

The Last Bison share stream of EP, tour (2015)

The Last Bison’s new Dorado EP is now public and streaming in full via SoundCloud. The band is self-releasing the EP this coming Tuesday, March 3, and will be kicking off a cross-country U.S. tour the following week (dates below). Dorado is the follow-up release to their 2014 full-length VA (album stream), and was named after a constellation in the Southern sky. Like the … More »

Alcoa share video for “All Dolled Up,” tour (2015)

Check out the music video premiere for Alcoa’s single “All Dolled Up” via AVClub Music now.  The track appears on the band’s new LP, Parlour Tricks, which was released last Tuesday.  The album’s influences are apparent; vocalist Derek Archambault spent a lot of time listening to artists like Gram Parsons, Elliot Smith, Rocky Votolato and Ryan Adams when he formed Alcoa … More »

No Bragging Rights share video for “Outdated,” tour (2015)

Riverside, CA’s melodic-hardcore band No Bragging Rights has premiered a new video for their song “Outdated” today at AltPress.com. The song comes from the band’s latest record, The Concrete Flower, that’s available now from Pure Noise Records: http://nobraggingrights.merchnow.com/. Watch “Outdated” now at AltPress.com: http://bit.ly/1ziuQ4Z No Bragging Rights is known well for their honest, thought provoking lyrics that raise awareness for … More »

Fred Thomas readies LP for Polyvinyl, tours (2015)

Fred Thomas of Saturday Looks Good To Me releases his solo LP, All Are Saved, out April 7 on Polyvinyl Records Hear his second single, “Cops Don’t Care Pt. II,” that debuted yesterday on The FADER calling Thomas a “restless and prolific songwriter…” Catch Fred Thomas on tour two and from SXSW in March and on the East Coast in May. 03.11.15 … More »