Posts tagged "grab bag"
GRAB BAG: Nun, Black Monolith, Kinky Love, Lust for Youth & More

GRAB BAG: Nun, Black Monolith, Kinky Love, Lust for Youth & More

Melbourne coldwavers NUN just released their S/T debut and the results are very much worth notice. The LP is available now via Avant! Records (US) and Aarght (Aus). Order here and stream the two tracks, including the lovely “Uri Geller” below. NUN – “Evoke the Sleep”  NUN – “Uri  Geller”   After Deafheaven‘s whirlwind year Sunbathing, the...
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...
GRAB BAG: Cannibal Movie, Kuhrye-oo, Dusted, SGNLS, The Earth and Everything In It, Bleached & more

GRAB BAG: Cannibal Movie, Kuhrye-oo, Dusted, SGNLS, The Earth and Everything In It, Bleached & more

A drums/organ duo from the South of Italy, Cannibal Movie mix experimental heavy drone and long form hypnosis on their two-track release, Mondo Music. I’ll let the pair call it in their own words:  “Cannibal Movie [are] exponents of new Italian occult psychedelic scene. They play drums and an old italian organ and their sound is a mix of obscure...
GRAB BAG: HOLY, Vondelpark, Suburban Living, Carmen Villain, Brandt Brauer Frick and more

GRAB BAG: HOLY, Vondelpark, Suburban Living, Carmen Villain, Brandt Brauer Frick and more

HOLY are a crust/d-beat/power violence-inspired hardcore quartet from Milan, Italy. Stream their sophomore effort, The Age of Collapse below. Fans of NAILS and Black Breath take note. HOLY- The Age Of Collapse (Full Stream)   London-based Carmen Villain is a former model that will release her debut LP, Sleeper, via Lindstrom’s Smalltown Supertown imprint (we’re...
GRAB BAG: Benoît Pioulard, FORCES., Single Mothers, Kilo Kish, Charles Bradley & more

GRAB BAG: Benoît Pioulard, FORCES., Single Mothers, Kilo Kish, Charles Bradley & more

  The work of Southern English musician Thomas Meluch, as Benoît Pioulard, possesses an encompassing, wooded, indie delicacy that started over a decade ago with self-released field recordings and lo-fi experiments; Kranky will release his fourth LP, Hymnal on March 4th. Benoît Pioulard- “Margin” (Stream & MP3)   The Screaming Eagle of Soul returns! The follow-up to 2011′s fantastic No Time for Dreaming...
GRAB BAG: Iceage, Grave Babies, Hierophant, Martin Rev & more

GRAB BAG: Iceage, Grave Babies, Hierophant, Martin Rev & more

Danish punks Iceage follow up their storming debut LP, New Brigade with You’re Nothing coming from Matador (!) on 2/19/13 and singer Elias Bender Rønnenfelt seems, uh, pretty happy about it. Hear the first taste, “Coalition” below. Photo: Iceage live at Mayhem - Lasse Dearman Iceage- “Coalition” (MP3)   Southern California trio Kera (she’s a bartender at...
GRAB BAG: Nowhere, SUUNS, Lindstrøm, Tyvek, Autre Ne Veut, Heavy Beach & more

GRAB BAG: Nowhere, SUUNS, Lindstrøm, Tyvek, Autre Ne Veut, Heavy Beach & more

Nothing are a fourpiece Philly darksided shoegaze band. Heavy on the slumber; heavy on the noise. Stream their two-song “Downward Years to Come” issue and download the title track below. Out on A389 Records. Nothing- “Downward Years to Come” (STREAM / D/L) –> Download   The second 2012 LP drop from Norwegian disco journeyman Hans-Peter Lindstrøm marks a...
GRAB BAG: Zig Zags, I Am In Love, Cold Showers, Flaamingos, Sinkane, Dream Affair, Indian Handcrafts & More

GRAB BAG: Zig Zags, I Am In Love, Cold Showers, Flaamingos, Sinkane, Dream Affair, Indian Handcrafts & More

I’m really do think that DFA can do no wrong. The funk-lite disco house maker Sinkane (real name Ahmed Gallab; known as a touring member for Yeasayer and Caribou) is their latest signee and will release his LP Mars Oct. 23rd. Stream a cut below. He’s also got a slew of CMJ and non-CMJ shows on...
GRAB BAG: Majeure, ERAAS, Lilac, Night Sins, Vatican Shadow, Outlands & More

GRAB BAG: Majeure, ERAAS, Lilac, Night Sins, Vatican Shadow, Outlands & More

Majeure, the project from Zombi member and multi-instrumentalist A.E. Patera will release a new six-track LP, Solar Maximum on Oct 16th via Temporary Residence Limited. Hear a taste of how his lovely cosmic trip bounds through kraut, prog and soundtrack-perfect synth waves below. Majeure- “Solar Maximum” (Stream)   Dark-leaning and electronic-boned, Brooklyn duo Eraas‘ (ex. Apse) will release...
GRAB BAG: Yuno, White Lung, Gothic Tropic, Permanent Collection, xxyyxx & more

GRAB BAG: Yuno, White Lung, Gothic Tropic, Permanent Collection, xxyyxx & more

A few years ago, I posted on a Jacksonville, FL bedroom producer by the name of unouomedude. After releasing the Marsh EP in 2010 and a single the next year, he killed unouomedude, changing his production moniker to the shorter, Yuno. Now going after an album via the Kickstarter method (only 18 days left!) he’s planning on making...
GRAB BAG: Hot Guts, King Gizzard, Cult of Youth, Courtship, Ty Segall, Survive & More

GRAB BAG: Hot Guts, King Gizzard, Cult of Youth, Courtship, Ty Segall, Survive & More

Wow. What a great single from Australia garage mutants King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard. Fans of Thee Oh Sees, Ty or MC5 and anything noisy and stuck in sludge, better take note. Hear the wild, “Elbow” below. The band’s debut, 12 Bar Bruise, drops September 7th through the new Melbourne imprint Flightless. King Gizzard and...
GRAB BAG: Stagnant Pools, Picture, Dream Affair, Piano Magic, MMOTHS + more

GRAB BAG: Stagnant Pools, Picture, Dream Affair, Piano Magic, MMOTHS + more

Comprised of brothers Bryan and Douglass Enas, Stagnant Pools are from Bloomington, Indiana and make muddy, swirling post/gaze rock. Polyvinyl will release their debut, Temporary Room on August 7th. You can catch the pair supporting School of Seven Bells on their upcoming tour. Stagnant Pools- “Consistency” (MP3) Piano Magic are a longstanding UK outfit that have...
GRAB BAG: Gatekeeper, Tussle, Milk Music, How to Dress Well, Crypts, Fresh and Onlys, Chelsea Wolfe and More

GRAB BAG: Gatekeeper, Tussle, Milk Music, How to Dress Well, Crypts, Fresh and Onlys, Chelsea Wolfe and More

Bay Area psych-poppers return with their first LP since 2010′s Play it Strange with, Long Slow Dance, out September 4th via Mexican Summer. Following a handful of member’s solo projects (Tim Cohen, Wymond Miles), the band’s fourth LP promises to be more “confident” and “joyous” than ever before. Hear a cut from LSD (wonder if...
GRAB BAG XL: Erika Spring, Snakadaktal, Castratii, The Orwells, Slug Guts, Poolside, Wet Hair, Lilac, The Laurels & More

GRAB BAG XL: Erika Spring, Snakadaktal, Castratii, The Orwells, Slug Guts, Poolside, Wet Hair, Lilac, The Laurels & More

The self-titled debut EP from Au Revoir Simone‘s frontwoman, Erika Forster, Cascine Records delivers a fatless, lulling electronica pop-leaning set. Hear/snag the standout single, “Hidden” below. The EP releases July 10th. Erika Spring- “Hidden” (MP3; Direct)   A Melbourne, Australia quintet, Snakadaktal is both a mouthful and dancy, indie pop earful.  Some people are giving it xx comparisons,...
GRAB BAG: Perpetual Ritual, Yung Life, Foxygen, Beta Frontiers, The Soft Moon

GRAB BAG: Perpetual Ritual, Yung Life, Foxygen, Beta Frontiers, The Soft Moon

                                           The solo project of Seattle musician and Grave Babies player, (certainly a Holloweyed favorite; I still love this photo set of them in LA last year) Mitchell Saulsberry, is, along with a cast of...