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 ›
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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 ›
With weather conditions again entering a period of chaos, it looks like 2013 might indeed be the beginning of the next Iceage, and while it promises to be punishing and brutal, you can leave your snow gear at home! These young, Copenhagen punks return on February 19th with their second long player, the blistering Your Nothing, due out on Matador [...]Read more ›
News/Tour Dates/Video: Esben and the Witch’s LP ‘Wash the Sins, Not Only the Face’ Out Today on Matador
The UK trio Esben and the Witch create spellbinding music capable of carrying a lot of emotional weight, and for their sophomore LP, Wash the Sins, Not Only the Face, out today on Matador, the band has again pitched their work on the existential precipice. Here is a very cool write-up about the album from the band, with each track [...]Read more ›
TV PARTY!: Niki and the Dove, Holograms, Cloud Nothings, Nicolas Jaar, Lee Renaldo, Chromatics, and more!
Time for a new installment of LIVE EYE TV’s TV PARTY!, with ten videos from the last month that you just can’t miss. Some very cool work on the visual front, including the techno-pagan visions of Seattle design team WINTR in the new Niki and the Dove video for “The Fox”, Heidi Petty’s beautiful use of found footage for Lia [...]Read more ›