We wanted to like this. It's on 4AD for chrissakes. The same 4AD that gave us some of the greatest alternative music of the last century. Pixies! Throwing Muses! Cocteau Twins! Belly! The The! What's not to love? And the current roster ain't to be sniffed at either, what with the Mark Lanegan Band, ... More >>
Seventeen Evergreen's Nephi Evans and Caleb Pate in the video for "Polarity Song"
You've heard of yarn-bombing, yes? Well, in Seventeen Evergreen's video for the single "Polarity Song," an entire store full of people get yarn-bombed into one fantastical psychedelic universe. It's a capitvatin ... More >>
Many on the Internet -- including us -- have been making positive noises about San Francisco-via-Brooklyn band Tamaryn for a while now (at least, a while in web time). Today, the duo releases its debut album, The Waves, on the Mexican Summer label. The album is loaded with enough ethereal syn ... More >>
KITZum - Some Kind of Anniversarywith KITHigh CastleCore of the CoalmanDunesMincemeat or TenspeedDalton Bros.HutsAugust 7th, 2010 @ 21 Grand Better than: Massive summer musical festivals teeming with inebriated suburbanites. In the increasingly volatile world of independent record ... More >>
Hey shoegazers! Yeah, you. Up here. That's it. Do you have a hankering for trance-inducing, dreamy indietronica? Does the mention of a band somewhere in-between Sigur Ros and the Cocteau Twins make those little hairs on the back of your neck tingle? If so, you owe it to yourself to check for ... More >>
Lauren DukoffI was at a BBQ over the weekend where one woman was singing the praises of Warpaint. Of all the bands playing Mission Creek, she advised, this was the one not to miss. So I went home and fired up the old MySpace page, and sure enough, there's something special about this four-piece. The ... More >>