Ferrill Gibbs

From The Horse’s Mouth: Ferrill Gibbs on Significant Trees

For Significant Trees, Mobile, Alabama, singer-songwriter Ferrill Gibbs delivers a pleasant sounding album that at times conjures Coldplay and at others, Fleetwood Mac. Though self-released, the disc includes engineers, producers and players who’ve graced the music of artists such as of Montreal, R.E.M., Sonic Youth, the Allman Brothers Band and Government Mule, among others. Ghettoblaster recently caught up with Gibbs … More »

Body Futures play shows (2014)

Milwaukee Wisconsin’s Body Futures recently release their debut via Latest Flame Records. The band combine flawless pop sensibilities with full-speed-ahead rock dynamics, punctuated with insanely catchy choruses and utilizing unconventional instrumentation (effect-driven autoharp?) to produce a sound at once naggingly familiar and indefinable. Vocalist Dixie Jacobs (who doubles on the aforementioned autoharp and synthesizer) provides crystal-clear vocal melodies, offset by … More »

Lia Ices shares video for “Higher,” tours with Phantogram (2014)

Lia Ices is excited to reveal the video for her newest single ‘Higher.”  The video premiered via Paper who described it saying “(‘Higher’) features kaleidoscopic visions of the artist and her brother as they explore Jamaica.”  They went on to describe her upcoming album as “a wide variety of instrumentals, experimentation and people together; it takes the listener from north … More »

Ghoul tour with Skeletonwitch, Black Anvil (2014)

The masked mutants in Ghoul are preparing to terrorize the U.S. next month on a live intrusion supporting blackened thrash headliners, Skeletonwitch, and black metal tyrants, Black Anvil! The caravan of chaos will begin September 5 in Chicago and sully nearly two dozen municipalities before coming to a mutinous close on September 24, 2014 in San Francisco. 9/05/2014 Double door … More »

Tiny Ruins to tour with Sharon Van Etten (2014)

Tiny Ruins, the project of New Zealand native Hollie Fullbrook, has just wrapped up her recent North American tour in support of her latest album Brightly Painted One, out now on Flying Nun Records. In good news for fans she will return to the U.S. to open for Sharon Van Etten on her upcoming October tour. The combination is simply a perfect … More »

Old Testament share “Trip Light”

Tiny Mixtapes has premiered a new song from Old Testament this morning. “Trip Light” is taken from the band’s forthcoming self-titled album, to drop September 9 via Xemu Records. The Los Angeles-based outfit is helmed by Jason Simon (guitarist/vocalist/songwriter for Dead Meadow) and is intended to be an on-going project in addition to his work with Dead Meadow. On the … More »

Fever Fever sign to Slospeak Records, ready debut

Ohio-based indie alt. rock group  Fever Fever will be releasing their debut full-length album, Aftermath, on September 16. After recently signing to Slospeak Records, Fever Fever recorded their full-length label debut with Chad Howat of Paper Route, Mark Townsend (Relient K, House of Heroes) and Kyle Monroe (Golden Youth). The finished product includes tracks that showcase the band’s innovative twist on timeless indie rock … More »

Literature share video for “Kites,” tour (2014)

Philadelphia indie-pop outfit Literature recently released their sophomore album Chorus via Slumberland Records. Today the band shares the kaleidoscopic music video for album standout “Kites.” Stream the video over at Stereogum. Catch them live here: 09/05 Bethlehem, PA – Nancy Run Fire Company w/Slow Warm Death 09/06 Baltimore, MD – Holy Underground w/Expert Alterations 09/07 Washington DC – George Washington University 09/08 Marietta, OH  - … More »

Sarah Silverman readies We Are Miracles, tours (2014)

Sarah Silverman releases We Are Miracles on CD, LP and digitally on September 22 via Sub Pop. Listen: Sarah Silverman’s “Human Puppies” from her Emmy-winning special We Are Miracles https://soundcloud.com/subpop/sarah-silverman-human-puppies Recorded at Largo in Los Angeles, CA, We Are Miracles was written by Silverman, directed by Liam Lynch and produced by Funny or Die and Black Gold Films. Sarah Silverman … More »