Splendour in the Grass has just released their 2014 lineup, revealing this years musical offering. After a premature leak on their website Atlanta duo Outkast have reformed playing their only Australian show the opening night of the bender that is Splendour weekend the hype is undeniable for the pair who are playing only 40 shows…
Nirvana with Kim Gordon
Here’s Kim Gordon singing Aneurysm with Nirvana. She falls down.
Record Store Day! with Pink Mountaintops
Record Store Day is this Saturday!!! And in spirit of my favorite holiday, I went over to my favorite record store, Origami Vinyl to discuss this most special day with Neil, the owner and Pink Mountaintops lead, Stephen.
WIN: Delta Riggs X Wrangler Australian Tour
Last week Melbourne’s The Delta Riggs dropped ‘Supersonic Casualties,’ the first taste of what to expect from their forthcoming album Dipz Zebazois. To celebrate, The Delta Riggs will be taking their new sound up and down the East Coast throughout two massive weeks in April presented by Wrangler Australia. Wrangler is giving away double passes to each paid…
Brian Jonestown Massacre Tambourine Man Debuts Video
Joel Gion of The Brian Jonestown Massacre’s maraca- and tambourine-man fame has finally shot off on his own and is pursuing a solo career. Here’s a rad new video the outfit just put out.
Not all of us spent the $400+ and schlepped out to the ravy dustbowl of Coachella; some of us lurked around on the outskirts at the more mellow parties. The 72-hour Vestal Village was our pick alongside a bunch of friends, including some of the Brixton and Raen teams with their stocked RVs. Here are…
Kenneth Anger’s Lucifer Rising feat. Jimmy Page
This Thursday the Ace Hotel DTLA is showing Kenneth Anger‘s film Lucifer Rising featuring a score by Jimmy Page. The two decided to make a “magickal working” film back in the early-’70s. Unfortunately after its completion in ’73, they had a falling out and Anger remade the film for release. Four decades later the original…
Craig Dyer and The Underground Youth
So Manchester, UK-native Craig Dyer likes to write poetry. When he was around eighteen or nineteen he wrote a song named Underground Youth, which was also one of his first amateur poems. When somewhere in the middle of it, he heard Bob Dylan for the first time, he soon realized it’s not science fiction to…
Surprise Nirvana Show in BK Last Night
After their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the performance at Barclays, Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Noveselic and Pat Smear joined Joan Jett, J. Mascis, Annie Clark, Kim Gordon and John McCaaluey at Greenpoint’s St. Vitus bar for a secret show. The audience maybe met 100 people. Here are a couple…
Get Wasted with OFF!
Everyone can relate to a title like OFF!’s new album, Wasted Years. We’ve all thrown away a calendar year or two on someone or something that wasn’t worth the trouble. Or, we’ve all spent at least a year of our lives literally wasted. Off chops. Bamboozled. Sideways as the horizon. I spoke with Dimitri Coats,…
Sacco Album Release
East Village band Sacco, who were featured in Issue 41, are releasing their self-titled album at Mercury Lounge the 22nd of April with Writers. Buy your tickets before it sells out! Look out for coverage of their upcoming US tour with Band of Skulls: APRIL 24 Toronto, Ontario Phoenix Concert Theatre APRIL 25 Montreal, Quebec…
David Lynch’s The Air is on Fire
David Lynch will release a series of soundscapes titled The Air is on Fire from a 2007 exhibition of the same name. Limited pressing of 2000 records by Sacred Bones out on record store day. Check it out here.
The Album That Changed Everything: Slint ‘Spiderland’
“Seminal album” is an overused phrase in the vernacular of music reviewers and audio snobs. But there is an album that wholly deserves the “seminal” tag: the 1991 album, ‘Spiderland’ by the Kentucky quartet, Slint.
LIVE REVIEW: The National at The Shrine Auditorium
The night I fell in love with pizza cooked on a barbeque was the same night I fell in love with The National. I was in a backyard in Ojai, all the men were drinking whiskey, and Citronella infused the air… I should have penned my first novel there and picked up a life long…
LET US ROAM – Ray Barbee
An incredible film portrait into legendary skateboarder, Ray Barbee. The film takes us through Barbee’s passion for making sweet sweet music and for getting behind the lens – in his eyes, both were only made possible through skateboarding.
John Frusciante’s New Album is Orbiting the Earth.
Really. Sat-JF14 is an Interorbital satellite launched into space carrying John Frusciante’s new album, ENCLOSURE. Once it orbits over your region you will be able to unlock and listen to ENCLOSURE for free during the period that the satellite is active. Get the app to track Sat-JF14. Click pic to watch the Vid.
THE GROWLERS AT WILD THINGS
Wild Things Gallery’s 1st Birthday went down recently and what better way to celebrate than by throwing another of the wild parties they’ve come to be known for? It was a sold-out show and the good humans who scored a ticket got up close with Goons of Doom followed by Tomorrow’s Tulips featuring RAEN ambassadors…
New Music: MT WARNING
Byron Bay collective MT WARNING have just launched their debut album ‘Midnight Set’. At the helm is Mikey Bee and Taylor Steele – an unique combination of a musician and a film-maker.
Burgerama was in full force this year shaping up to be the biggest turn out thus far. The clash of awkwardly aged adults and eager jean jacket (with back patch) wearing preteens filled the venue shoulder to shoulder.
Film Studies: The Best Rock Doc Ever
Now listen to this, I’ll just say what I’ve got to say. I’m here to destroy this fucked up system. I will do it. That’s why I got the job. I said, Let it be me. I said, Use my hands. I will use our strength. Let’s fucking burn it to the ground … –…