• Listen: AFX “serge fenix Rendered 2”

    Richard D James is reviving his AFX moniker, releasing the Orphaned Deejay Selek (2006-2008) EP on August 21st via Warp Records. This will be the prolific musician’s first return to the project since his Analord series, which ran from 2003 to 2005 on Rephlex, the label he founded with Grant Wilson-Claridge in 1991. Stylistically, James has used AFX to explore […]

    Listen: AFX “serge fenix Rendered 2”
  • Listen: C Powers “Carmen”

    Georgia-based producer Chris Powers, aka C Powers or Cc, dropped this deliriously sweet new track “Carmen” today, and he’s also made it available for FREE download! While we last checked in with C Powers for his track “Phoenix Down”, off his UP Neck EP out in 2014 on CGI Records, the producer also put out his Oysters EP this year […]

    Listen: C Powers “Carmen”
  • Listen: Strange Wilds “Starved For”

    The Olympia post-punk trio Strange Wilds signed to Sub Pop late last year and will release their debut for the label, Subjective Concepts, on July 24th. “Pronoia“, the album’s first single from this past April, offered shades of Nirvana glory with it’s urgent, dynamic shifts and verse/chorus/verse structure; while “Starved For“, the band’s newest offering, charges forward with a defiant […]

    Listen: Strange Wilds “Starved For”
  • Listen: Damaged Bug “Jet In Jungle”

    Last month we checked out Thee Oh Sees kick-ass new LP Mutilator Defeated At Last, out now on Castle Face Records. Never one to sit still, though, John Dwyer adds another sonic chapter to his Damaged Bug project this month, with the release of Cold Hot Plumbs via the label. Damaged Bug is Dwyer’s analogue synth leaning solo project, but […]

    Damaged Bug 'Colt Hot Plumbs' LP (Castle Face Records)
  • Listen: L/F/D/M “Heavy Clouds”

    Bronze Teeth’s Richard Smith also makes his own music as L/F/D/M, and following up on his excellent 2015 long player, M Is A Shape (Ecstatic), the artist has his Psychopaths Eating Jelly EP out now on CGI Records. This new effort finds Smith exploring a really jacked acid house vibe across it’s four dance-floor oriented cuts. “Heavy Clouds” leads off […]

    L/F/D/M 'Psychopaths Eating Jelly' EP (CGI Records)
  • Label News: Captcha Records Gets Psyched!

    It won’t be easy to keep up with the Captcha Records/Cardinal Fuzz trans-Atlantic psych collective over the next week, but we’re gonna do our best! With several upcoming releases planned for the end of May, and two more in the bag as of this week, that’s a lot of news to get to from the labels! But then again, that’s […]

    Label News: Captcha Records Gets Psyched!
  • Listen: Fingers “She Said”

    Fingers released their Little Waves EP this week, and today we check back in with the Ohio trio via the effort’s lead track, “She Said“. The band entered our radar this past March when we posted their debut single “So It Seems“, a cut which featured “crafted arrangements” and “subtle dynamic shifts”, as well as singer Yashi Bellomy‘s “soulful vocal […]

    Listen: Fingers “She Said”
  • Listen: Roladex “We R”

    Seattle’s Medical Records celebrates 5 years of “classic synth, cosmic disco, wave (cold/new), and future music” with their upcoming 2xLP Synesthesia – The First Five Years, due out June 11th. It just so happens that this will be the 50th release from the label’s already impressive catalog, and while the first three album sides will feature a “best of” collection […]

    Listen: Roladex “We R”
  • Listen: Protovulcan “Making Eyes”

    What happens when the synth punks start playing acid rock? Protovulcan! Chicago keys wizard Will MacLean (Variety Lights, Ice Cream Mission to Mars, Blue Moth) joins forces with drummer extraordinaire Deric Criss (Aleks and the Drummer, Walking Bicycles, Charlie Deets) on this killer new project. You can get a taste of what the fella’s got cookin’ up with this freaky […]

    Protovulcan "Making Eyes"
  • Interview: Kip Uhlhorn & Gabby Weiss Discuss Their New Synth-based Project U/V Light

    Cloudland Canyon’s Kip Uhlhorn has returned this year with a new psych leaning synth-pop project called U/V Light. Teaming up with the vocalist Gabby Weiss, the duo will release their debut LP Cenotaph via Medical Records on June 11th. Last week we checked out the album’s lead single, “Arriviste“, and this week we take some time to chat with Kip […]

    U/V Light 'Cenotaph' LP (Medical Records)

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Watch: Evan Caminiti “Arc”

Watch: Evan Caminiti “Arc”

July 2, 2015 at 1:08 pm

Evan Caminiti of Barn Owl has a stellar new solo LP, Meridian, out now via Thrill Jockey. This week the musician released this video for his track “Arc“, directed...

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Listen: Thug Entrancer ‘Wage Mage / Entropy’ EP

Listen: Thug Entrancer ‘Wage Mage / Entropy’ EP

July 3, 2015 at 12:40 pm

Thug Entrancer follows up his outstanding 2014 LP Death After Life (Software) with this intriguing new EP offering, Wage Mage/Entropy. Created in conjunction with Denver’s...

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Lorelle Meets the Obsolete "What's Holding You" Live at the Chop Suey in Seattle

Watch: Lorelle Meets the Obsolete “What’s Holding You” Live @ the Chop Suey

July 30, 2014 at 7:22 am

Watch Lorelle Meets the Obsolete perform “What’s Holding You” at the Chop Suey in Seattle, WA. LIVE EYE TV caught up with the band on May 28th as they toured...

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Dasher perform in Atlanta

Photos: Dasher Live @ the Drunken Unicorn in Atlanta

August 7, 2014 at 9:50 am

Dasher is an abrasive, post punk trio, and the Atlanta-based band is led by drummer/vocalist Kylee Kimbrough, with David Michaud on bass, and Kelly Stroup on guitar. Dasher...

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New Video Podcast: Craft Spells Interview and Performance @ The Chop Suey

New Video Podcast: Craft Spells Interview and Performance @ The Chop Suey

December 25, 2012 at 5:13 pm

This month LIVE EYE TV sits down with Craft Spells at The Chop Suey in Seattle to discuss the band, touring, and future work! Since the release of the outstanding debut Idle...

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U/V Light 'Cenotaph' LP (Medical Records)

Interview: Kip Uhlhorn & Gabby Weiss Discuss Their New Synth-based Project U/V Light

May 5, 2015 at 8:11 pm

Cloudland Canyon’s Kip Uhlhorn has returned this year with a new psych leaning synth-pop project called U/V Light. Teaming up with the vocalist Gabby Weiss, the duo...

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Listen: Thug Entrancer ‘Wage Mage / Entropy’ EP

Listen: Thug Entrancer ‘Wage Mage / Entropy’ EP

Thug Entrancer follows up his outstanding 2014 LP Death After Life (Software) with this intriguing new EP offering, Wage Mage/Entropy. Created in conjunction with Denver’s Meep Records, a company that specializes in making handmade lathe cut “albums”, this very limited offering is packaged as both a rectangle shaped and flexi record. “Wage Mage” “I” and “II”” appear on the rectangle […]

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Watch: Evan Caminiti “Arc”

Watch: Evan Caminiti “Arc”

Evan Caminiti of Barn Owl has a stellar new solo LP, Meridian, out now via Thrill Jockey. This week the musician released this video for his track “Arc“, directed by the Montreal based visual artist Sabrina Ratté. Caminiti’s ambient leaning creations are textured and abstract, encouraging the kind of hypnagogic revery that Ratté does so well. Here she composites beds […]

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Watch: U.S. Girls “Woman’s Work”

Watch: U.S. Girls “Woman’s Work”

U.S. Girls will release Half Free on September 25th via 4AD, and today we check out Meg Remy‘s new video for her track “Woman’s Work“. Filmed, directed, and edited by Remy herself, the video examines our “collective paralysis in the face of aging”. Starring the mother daughter team of Jennifer Hazel and LuLu Hazel Turnbull, Remy uses the image of […]

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Listen: Barge “Dead Generation / Never Trust”

Listen: Barge “Dead Generation / Never Trust”

Some sick hardcore outta Richmond, VA today from the four-piece Barge. Looks like these gents have a twelve song LP due out via Grave Mistake Records sometime in 2016, but till then the band and label have posted this nasty 2-song sampler. Beltway hardcore gets a psychotic makeover on “Dead Generation/Never Trust“, breaking down in a sludge metal swamp before […]

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Listen: Raw Meat “Stand By Girl”

Listen: Raw Meat “Stand By Girl”

Lance Barresi‘s Permanent Records will partner with Daniel Hall‘s RidingEasy Records to release Brown Acid: The First Trip this coming August 11th. Collecting rarely heard acid rock tracks from the 60’s and 70’s, Barresi and Hall have taken great care to make sure these cuts have been properly licensed–rather than just bootlegged–which required numerous hours of leg work tracking down […]

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Listen: Flying Saucer Attack “Instrumental 4″

Listen: Flying Saucer Attack “Instrumental 4″

Earlier this month we checked out Flying Saucer Attack‘s “Instrumental No 7“, off David Pearce‘s upcoming LP Instrumentals 2015, due out July 17th via Domino. This week he offered the next listen in on his first album in fifteen years, “Instrumental 4“. Tonal ambiance prevails on this piece, as Pearce explores a suspended state of awe inducing bliss with cinematic […]

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Listen: Matrixxman “Annika’s Theme”

Listen: Matrixxman “Annika’s Theme”

Matrixxman will release his sci-fi themed LP Homesick on July 10th via Ghostly International. Earlier this month we checked out the album’s first single “Hit Me Up“, featuring Vin Sol, and today we have the record’s next noir offering…”Annika’s Theme“. Named after Homesick‘s “main character”, Matrixxman explains that she is an artificial intelligence that is “not fully realized”, before adding […]

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