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 »

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 »

Pell Releases Video For “Café Du Monde”

The official music video drops from artist Pell.  While the song “Café Du Monde” was previously released, this time around the fans get a visual to to go with the audio. It’s the first single from Pell’s upcoming album, LIMBO, releasing on November 6th on Federal Prism. The video is a stunning concept that pulls Pell into a world he’s unfamiliar with … More »

Ecstatic Vision (photo by Orion Landau)

Hallowed Visions; An interview with Doug Sabolik of Ecstatic Vision

Signed to Relapse Records on the power of their demo, Philadelphia’s Ecstatic Vision conjure heavy and primal psychedelic influences that run a gamut of influences. From ‘70s heavy metal and psychedelia to Hawkwind and Can, and even early Amon Duul II, the trio has quickly become recognized as a force to be reckoned with, both for their freakout live performances, … More »