• Listen: Wake “Wildest Of Places”

    Wake is the Oakland-based producer Michael Ahern Hettich, and his upcoming EP Wildest Of Places is due out July 31st via Proximal Records. Following up on the stoned ambiance of his Oakland Blackouts EP, the musician returns with this more dance oriented effort. Utilizing a live hardware set-up and custom software that allowed him to “improvise and tweak pre-determined semi-generative […]

    Wake 'Wildest Of Places' EP
  • Listen: Susumu Yokota ‘My Energy’ EP

    Today, the UK-based Leaf label announced the passing of Susumu Yokota, a prolific Japanese musician whose blend of electroacoustic music skirts the realms of ambient, trance, and house. Passing away this past March at the age of 54, after a prolonged illness, it is only now that his family has made this sad news public. In tribute to the musician’s […]

    Susumu Yokota (1961 - 2015)
  • Listen: Grenades ‘Lou Diamond Phillips’ EP

    Seattle post-hardcore outfit Grenades have delivered a new, stellar 3-song EP called Lou Diamond Phillips, and it needs only 9 minutes to completely blow up your world! Proving once more that the Northwest is still tops in delivering a potent mix of punk and metal, Grenades bring a raw aggression to the table; and, tempered by the band’s standout musicianship […]

    Grenades 'Lou Diamond Phillips' EP
  • Listen: Protovulcan “Moon Esquilator (You Can Be The Fantasy)”

    Protovulcan is back with their brand new track “Moon Esquilator (You Can Be The Fantasy)“, which the Chicago duo has also made available for download via their Soundcloud page. Drummer Deric Criss (Aleks and the Drummer, Walking Bicycles, Charlie Deets) and keys player Will MacLean (Variety Lights, Ice Cream Mission to Mars, Blue Moth) take their synth punk meets acid […]

    Protovulcan "Making Eyes"
  • Listen: Venetian Snares “Your Face When I Finally”

    Venetian Snares‘ new EP Your Face is due out July 24th via Planet Mu, and today we check out Aaron Funk‘s first offering from the upcoming effort, “Your Face When I Finally“. Funk first turned heads back in 1999 with his Greg Hates Car Culture EP, out on History of the Future, and since then the prolific artist’s gnarly breakcore […]

    Venetian Snares 'Your Face' EP
  • Listen: Matrixxman ‘Homesick’ LP

    Matrixxman‘s debut LP Homesick is due out July 10th via Ghostly International, and is currently streaming via the label’s Soundcloud page. The San Francisco based producer has released 12 EPs since 2013, with records on labels like Dekmantel, Spectral Sound, Delft, and Soo Wavey Records (the imprint he runs with fellow producer Vin Sol), but this is Charles Duff’s first […]

    Matrixxman 'Homesick' LP (Ghostly International)
  • Listen: Sorcerer “Drop Shadow”

    Sorcerer‘s awesome new track “Drop Shadow” sounds something like going backward and forward in time simultaneously. Daniel Judd employs a groove oriented style with nods to his interests in surf music, Kraut rock, 80’s dance pop and jazz all coming together in a forward and stylish sounding blend. While this track’s bass and organ driven vibe might conjure the golden […]

    Sorcerer "Drop Shadow"
  • 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”

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Watch: Silicon “Burning Sugar”

Watch: Silicon “Burning Sugar”

July 30, 2015 at 2:12 pm

Silicon will release his debut LP Personal Computer on August 28th via Weird World. This past spring we checked out Kody Nielson‘s lead single off the album, “God...

  • Watch: Quicksails “Find Flux”
    Watch: Quicksails “Find Flux”

    Chicago musician Ben Baker Billington has his hand in a number of excellent psych and avant jazz projects, including...

    July 29, 2015 at 9:58 am
  • Watch: Fake Palms “Sparkles”
    Watch: Fake Palms “Sparkles”

    The Toronto noise-pop band Fake Palms will release their self-titled debut LP on August 28th via Buzz Records....

    July 28, 2015 at 1:26 pm
  • Watch: Strange Wilds “Pronoia”
    Watch: Strange Wilds “Pronoia”

    Olympia, WA’s Strange Wilds released their debut LP Subjective Concepts this month via Sub Pop, and today...

    July 27, 2015 at 11:45 am

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Listen: Koreless ‘TT/Love’

Listen: Koreless ‘TT/Love’

July 29, 2015 at 11:15 am

Glasgow-based producer Koreless put out his TT/Love 12″ this month via Young Turks. During the interim between the release of his 2013 EP Yugen and now, Lewis Roberts...

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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...

Other News

Watch: Silicon “Burning Sugar”

Watch: Silicon “Burning Sugar”

Silicon will release his debut LP Personal Computer on August 28th via Weird World. This past spring we checked out Kody Nielson‘s lead single off the album, “God Emoji“, and now we have this new video for the sultry synth-pop cut, “Burning Sugar“. Directed by Nielson and Ralph Brown, the video displays a tightly curated collection of vintage audio gear […]

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Listen: Koreless ‘TT/Love’

Listen: Koreless ‘TT/Love’

Glasgow-based producer Koreless put out his TT/Love 12″ this month via Young Turks. During the interim between the release of his 2013 EP Yugen and now, Lewis Roberts has been busy collaborating with Emmanuel Biard on the audiovisual project “The Well“, and also playing the music of Terry Riley live with James Holden and Luke Abbott for a performance at […]

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Watch: Quicksails “Find Flux”

Watch: Quicksails “Find Flux”

Chicago musician Ben Baker Billington has his hand in a number of excellent psych and avant jazz projects, including Moonrises and Tiger Hatchery, but Quicksails has often been the artist’s main creative vehicle. On August 24th Captcha Records will release Quicksails’ newest LP effort, Fleurs De La Lune. The upcoming album finds Billington teaming up with TH bandmates Andrew Scott […]

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Watch: Fake Palms “Sparkles”

Watch: Fake Palms “Sparkles”

The Toronto noise-pop band Fake Palms will release their self-titled debut LP on August 28th via Buzz Records. Initially a home project for guitarist Michael le Riche, the project really got off the ground earlier this year when members of Hooded Fang and Slim Twig’s backing band joined up. Le Riche reports that the track “Sparkles“, “…was the song from […]

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Watch: Strange Wilds “Pronoia”

Watch: Strange Wilds “Pronoia”

Olympia, WA’s Strange Wilds released their debut LP Subjective Concepts this month via Sub Pop, and today we check out the band’s new video for “Pronoia“. Directed by David Hoekje, and featuring the group performing in a large room piled with heaps of trash, the video is also intercut with a surreal array of vignettes and projected images. While the […]

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Listen: Alessandro Cortini “La Sveglia”

Listen: Alessandro Cortini “La Sveglia”

Alessandro Cortini will release his upcoming LP Risveglio on July 27th via Hospital Productions. The Italian musician is probably best known for his work with Nine Inch Nails, though he is also a founding member of Modwheelmood, produces solo music under the moniker SONOIO, was briefly a touring member of The Mayfield Four, and has collaborated with Ladytron, as well […]

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Watch: THEESatisfaction “EarthEE”

Watch: THEESatisfaction “EarthEE”

Lengthen and unwind with THEESatisfaction‘s new video for “EarthEE“, the title track off the Seattle duo’s 2015 LP out now on Sub Pop. Directed by Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, and featuring guest appearances from Porter Ray and Ishmael Butler, who also provide vocals on the track, the visuals composite green screened images of the song’s various rappers over gorgeous backgrounds of mandala-like […]

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