Posts tagged "2013"
Music of 2013: Top 50 Albums of 2013

Music of 2013: Top 50 Albums of 2013

THE HOLLOWEYED’S TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2013 50) Joey Bada$$ – Summer Knights(Cinematic Music Group) 41) KMFH – The Boat Party (Wild Oats) 40) Omar Souleyman – Wenu Wenu (Ribbon Music) 39) FIDLAR – FIDLAR (Mom and Pop) 38) Vatican Shadow – Remember Your Black Day (Hospital Productions) 37) Zomby- With Love (4AD) 36) Graze –...
Music of 2013: Top EPs of 2013

Music of 2013: Top EPs of 2013

The Holloweyed’s Top EPs of 2013 11) Pueblo People  -  The First Four Moons (Self Released) 10) MAVO  -  Totally Tired  (Fixture) 9) Dust  -  Onset Of Decimation 12” EP (Mannequin Records) 8 ) Nuclear Spring  - Nuclear Spring 12” EP (Hysteria) 7) Flyying Colours  -  Flyying Colours EP (Self-Released) 6) Kauf  -  As Much Again (Cutters) 5) Doomsquad  -  EP (Artificial...
Photos: Iceage, The Men & No Joy- Culture Collide

Photos: Iceage, The Men & No Joy- Culture Collide

As part of Filter Magazine’s annual Culture Collide Festival, Danish punks Iceage shared a bill with NY’s The Men- afterwards Canadian shoegazers No Joy played across the street inside of a French restaurant. Iceage’s sophomore effort, You’re Nothing is out now / The Men’s latest, Campfire Songs just dropped via Sacred Bones / No Joy’s lovely...
Stream: White Poppy- S/T debut

Stream: White Poppy- S/T debut

More Canadian goodness. Vancouver “peacenik” artist and musician Crystal Dorval makes hypnotic, swelling bedroom gaze pop under the name White Poppy and her S/T debut just went up for streaming.  Fans of Dead Luke or early Majical Cloudz take note. Hear the whole lovely thing below and purchase the $12 via Not Not Fun.
GRAB BAG: Play Tonto, Jungle, Mister Goodnite, Petite Meller, Upset and more

GRAB BAG: Play Tonto, Jungle, Mister Goodnite, Petite Meller, Upset and more

We’ve written before about Mexican experimenter Play Tonto – née David R. Cornejo- and the noteworthy abstract productions and products coming from his The Horse We Want to Hang imprint and now after a brief absence, we have full-stream of his latest issue, a Cassette Store Day release dubbed Halfway.  The two-track “mini-album” is just shy of...
Stream: HSY- S/T Debut EP

Stream: HSY- S/T Debut EP

Toronto quintet HSY play spinning, yet forceful sludge punk for the Buzz imprint-  fans of Pop 1280 and The Melvins take note. Stream their entire 12-minute EP, which drops 9/12 on Buzz Records, below HSY – HSY (Full EP stream)
Photos: Deafheaven, Retox and Wreck & Reference- The Echoplex

Photos: Deafheaven, Retox and Wreck & Reference- The Echoplex

Seeing Bay Area Black Metal gazers Deafheaven on these pages should be no surprise- we’ve been absolutely in love with the quintet since we first heard them on 2011′s Roads to Judah and with their 2013 effort Sunbather to go off, it’s no wonder they’ve keep graduating to larger and larger rooms; the symphony needs...
CAVE Return With "Threace"

CAVE Return With “Threace”

Columbia, Missouri quartet CAVE follow 2011′s Neverendless with a new five song, half-jam-along dubbed Threace, which, according to the video tease above, will no doubt drip with rolling krautrock, freeform wave jams and thick and smoky drug-backed heavy psychers. Threace drops October 15th via Drag City - better light up.  
Blank Pages - S/T (Stream)

Blank Pages – S/T (Stream)

Ten songs of Buzzcocks, Wipers or cleaned up Hūsker Dū-inspired punk (with some appropriate Dick Dale spice), Berlin-based quartet The Blank Pages make no frills power punk- tight, catchy and fun. Having formed in 2011 and comprised of members of various other German punk and hardcore projects like Lies Feed the Machine, Idle Hands, Modern Pets and Dramamine, their S/T...
MAVO is Totally Tired

MAVO is Totally Tired

Led by Japanese-born, Canadian-bred player Mitz Takahashi (ex Soy Captain and Coulees), Montreal trio MAVO compile three sun-caked modest songs for MAVO 7″, their debut EP for Fixture Records (Night Sides, Sheer Agony, etc.). Reminiscent of heydey jangle and fizzy guitar pop bands like The Go Betweens, The Vaselines, Slumberland Records ilk and further sounds of the likes of The Teenagers or...
Oblast- Act III (Stream)

Oblast- Act III (Stream)

Berlin-based dark-leaning techno trio Oblast released their lovely new set, ACT III, (the third in their EP series) back in April via Add Cat Records. HIGHLY recommended stuff. Stream the full EP below.  
Unkwon - Fractures EP

Unkwon – Fractures EP

Warping vibes for the web label Aural Sects (now almost 100 releases in!) Copenhagen-based producer and intentional misspeller, Unkwon (Anders Dixen) quietly released Fractures,  a rather lovely five-song EP in March for free via the Bandcamp and Mediafire channels as per the usual with the AS squad (Twos, Witowmaker, Nancy, ZXZ etc.) Mixing lazed porthole drifting house, chillwave...
Hardcore DEVO

Hardcore DEVO

Not long ago we posted on a small SF revivalist label called Superior Viaduct for their first-ever reissue of Suicide founder/instrumentalist Martin Rev‘s debut S/T solo album, well, that label is again poking our attention with an upcoming vinyl issue of material from another- and subsequently more lucrative- electronic pioneering act- DEVO. Comprised of early four track and demo recordings made by...
Video: Rush Midnight- "Don't Give Me Your Love"

Video: Rush Midnight- “Don’t Give Me Your Love”

  The latest video treatment from Cascine signed producer and Twin Shadow bassist Russ Manning’s Rush Midnight project follows a group of glammed-up bad girls as they explore on the night, walking around looking for fun, finding boys and cruising on BMX bikes. Rush Midnight will release a debut for Cascine in the winter.
Photos: METZ, White Lung and Mrs. Magician

Photos: METZ, White Lung and Mrs. Magician

  Guitars blazing. Last night, producer of Sorry, Holloweyed’s top album of 2012, Vancouver’s White Lung joined fellow Canadian rousers METZ (Toronto) and SoCal’s Mrs. Magician at West Hollywood’s The Troubadour.  Photos from the night follow. Stream White Lung’s Sorry in its entirety below. FULL GALLERY HERE METZ   White Lung   Mrs. Magician