Street Eaters share video for “Empty Rooms”

Street Eaters have shared another fantastic music video made by the band themselves! This time for the song “Empty Rooms” (last month Rookie Magazine premiered the video for “Reverse”). Street Eaters just released their sophomore album, Blood::Muscles::Bones last month on Nervous Intent Records on the heels of several years of relentless global touring.  The band is also currently on the road.  Their raucous and feral live … More »

Lee Corey Oswald visits Nervous Energies

Portland indie-punk band Lee Corey Oswald has teamed up with Nervous Energies to debut two new live songs, “Red Balloons” and “Soda and Cigarettes.” Watch Lee Corey Oswald’s Nervous Energies session here: Studio recordings of each of the new songs will appear on Lee Corey Oswald’s upcoming album, Regards, which is scheduled for release on August 5 via No … More »

The Hawks (of Holy Rosary) release video for “Ez Pz”

The Hawks (of Holy Rosary) shared a new video for their single, “Ez Pz,” from their new full-length album, What Team Am I On? (available today on Texas Is Funny Records). The video was created by The Hawks’ very own Frank Weysos, who has directed music videos for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Spanish Gold, The Whigs, Hacienda, and more, and is currently working on … More »

inFested: A preview of Pickathon, August 1 to 3

Festival: Pickathon, August -1-3, 2014 Location: Pendarvis Farm – Happy Valley, OR Tickets: Headliners: X (acoustic), Jonathan Richman, The War On Drugs, Mac Demarco, Parquet Courts, Warpaint, People Under The Stairs, Woods, Mikal Cronin, Destroyer (solo) Why we’re excited to go: Held on an 80 acre family-owned property just outside of Portland, OR, Pickathon provides an environment like no other … More »

Johanna Samuels

From The Horse’s Mouth: Johanna Samuels on Double Bind

Johanna Samuels’ Double Bind was recorded in her Bed-Stuy apartment, and conjures clear and elaborate visions Carole King. Samuels’ (mostly) piano-driven songs are poised, elegant and collected, allowing her to shine in all the best ways as a singer songwriter. Release on July 22, the record isn’t content to stand on the shoulders of ’60s and ’70s greats, it stands … More »