Check out the excellent new animated video from Savages for their track “Marshal Dear“, off the band’s debut LP Silence Yourself, out now on Matador. Savages’ guitarist Gemma Thompson developed and storyboarded her idea for the video inspired by a scene in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five, in which the novel’s main character, former World War II soldier Billy Pilgrim, seems […]Read more ›
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Professor emeritus Fred Willard works out a Grand Unified Theory of Pop Music when he asked the ontological question, “What is Yo La Tengo“! Okay, sure, we got a glimpse of the extensive computations during Yo La Tengo‘s last video for their track “Ohm“, but here we get to really focus on the minutiae and scintallating quality of thought that […]Read more ›
Kurt Vile learns it can suck being King For A Day in Tom Scharpling‘s new video for “KV Crimes“. Oh sure, people pander to your every need and you can eat Philly cheesesteaks off a golden platter, but where’s the soul in it, man? In a hilarious case of life imitating art, and I had to make sure I was […]Read more ›
Savages will release their debut LP Silence Yourself on May 7th via Matador, and singer Jehnny Beth’s label Pop Noire. Certain bands are generational. They wield such conviction and force of vision as to imprint themselves on our cultural consciousness. Savages just might be that kind of band. This all-female quartet from London delivers necessary medicine for our consumer age, […]Read more ›
Watch Iceage perform the track “Morals“, off their recently released LP You’re Nothing, out now on Matador. Shot in a giant looking recording studio in Copenhagen, January 19th of this year, the band delivers a searing take on the song. The album version of this track has a real gritty sonic bite, but here the large room gives “Morals” voluminous […]Read more ›
While Sonic Youth might be on hiatus, it sure has given longtime players Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Renaldo, and Steve Shelley a chance to stretch their creative legs. Thurston Moore‘s new project Chelsea Light Moving, named after the moving company briefly run by avant composers Phillip Glass and Steve Reich, includes guitarist Keith Wood (Hush Arbors), drummer John Moloney […]Read more ›
Wake and bake on the right side of the bed with Kurt Vile! The Philly troubadour returns April 9th with a sixty-nine minute 2xLP called Wakin On A Pretty Daze (Matador). According to Matador’s Matablog, the album was recorded with famed engineer and producer John Agnello at, “a multitude of different studios throughout the Northeast” during the late summer and […]Read more ›