I just realized I’ve been calling these guys Yellow Canary for the past two weeks. So, to everyone I’ve mentioned this band to in that time, there’s a reason you can’t find anything on them when you google them. ‘Cept this. Yellow Ostrich on the other hand are an awesome band totally worth googling. Following…
Roger Ballen Asylum of the Birds
Photographer and artist Roger Ballen made a film about his new book Asylum of the Birds. You might recognize this sorta stuff from Die Antwoord’s incredible “I Fink U Freeky” music video that Roger did as well. I’ve watched the chicken swat part at 1:45 about 3 zillion times. Asylum video Die antwoord video
Pharrell at Future Music
Stoked to see Pharrell at this weekend’s festival! Future Music comes to Sydney this Saturday and there are a limited amount of tickets left so head here before they’re gone.
The Men Tomorrow’s Hits
The Men have a new album out on Sacred Bones with a name and cover art that seem to be a nod to Big Star? Here’s them playing some older, messier tunes in Brooklyn with singer Nick Chiericozzi wearing a pooka shell necklace. Shit gets real wild around the 4 min mark.
Alldayeveryday director Jake Sumner’s short documentary Fantastic Man, which investigates the legendary and elusive Nigerian musician William Onyeabor, was just released. Between the ’70s and ’80s, Onyeabor self-released eight unique synth-based records (numerous speculations can be found to explain the funds he used for such endeavors, including Russian ties).
Getting Down With The Women Of Warpaint
Warpaint is a band from Los Angeles, California that you really should be listening to right about now. This all-female foursome plays music that meshes darkness with light
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: KEVIN MORBY ‘HARLEM RIVER’
This is not fresh and not out of package. So what ? There is so much stuff going on that you can’t really catch up with all that. And sometimes it’s more exciting to find something late. It’s still there. Anyways if you are in the right mood this is gonna loop in your head…
John Dwyer (of Thee Oh Sees) on Henry Rollins radio show
John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees was on Henry Rollins radio show the other evening to promote his new album Hubba Bubba under the name Damaged Bug. His playlist is really neato. You can listen to the whole show on KCRW here PLAYLIST THAT INSPIRED HUBBA BUBBA: 01. Hans Edler – Jag Sökte Efter Kärlek…
‘Loose But In Time’ series teaser
Right here, we have a tasty little teaser for the upcoming three part series documenting the Damaged Goods Zine x Corona NZ ‘Loose But In Time’ project. The series features the likes of Asher Pacey, Ellis Ericson, Troy Elmore, Jason Salisbury, Die! Die! Die!, Major Toms and a whole bunch of other characters Part one will go live…
FIRST EVER FUZZ VIDEO DEBUTS
Today, FUZZ unleashed upon the world their first ever official music video for their track “Raise.” Directed by Matt Yoka. It’s kinda gnarly.
HUF x WU-TANG 20th ANNIVERSARY COLLAB
HUF and Wu-Tang Brand have partnered up on an exclusive collaboration celebrating the 20th anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers. Comprised of a limited capsule collection of footwear and apparel, the release includes a pair of HR-1 shoes, a football jersey, metal H strapback hat, and jaquarded socks with custom…
Everybody In: Episode One
Episode One features Costa Mesa surf-rock band The Growlers as they prepare for their absurd annual neo-psychedelic twelve-band festival ‘Beach Goth’ in Southern California.
Talkin’ bout TEMPLES
Some bands have the balls to open an album with the best song on it. Temples are one such band. Their new album, Sun Structures, opens with ‘Shelter Song’, and it is SO good. Luckily, the rest of the record follows suit, keeping your attention well spanned and your ears spoiled rotten. Temples are riding…
New Music: Skaters
My phone rings and a Warner Bros. rep punches me in on a three-way call with Michael Cummings of Skaters. I tell him that I saw him play at Larry Clark’s birthday a few weeks before. As it turns out, the band wasn’t his.
Spiritualized // The Ace DTLA
The Ace Hotel re-opened the United Artists Theater on Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles this past week with a two-night performance by Spiritualized.
Beck’s Free Streaming Upcoming Album
First time I heard Beck play, I was 7-years-old and on vacation in Myrtle Beach with my family and 14-year-old babysitter Camile (same chick who later let me watch Rocky Horror Picture Show with her and her friends). Camile was a big Beck fan. Her Mellow Gold cassette tape was toted with everywhere she went;…
Music Video of Today: Hot Dreams
The Canadian-based band Timber Timbre‘s new album Hot Dreams is out April 1. UPCOMING TOUR DATES 04-03 Brussels, Belgium @ Le Botanique 04-04 Paris, France @ Fleche d’Or 04-05 Amsterdam, NL @ People’s Palace 04-07 Zurich, CH @ Rote Fabrik 04-08 Munich, Germany @ Hansa 39 04-09 Berlin, Germany @ Lido 04-10 Hamburg, Germany @…
Film Studies: Cocksucker Blues
Ever heard of Robert Frank’s Cocksucker Blues? Usually when stuff was banned back in the ’70s, you expected it to be pretty mild in content as the censorship was overseen by the biggest of prudes (bigger still than Tipper Gore). But after taking a peep at the below trailer for the documentary of the Rolling…
NEW MUSIC: Mozes And The Firstborn
How good is that feeling of finding your new favorite record? You play it once and you just know it’s the first of many, many spins. No more scratching your head staring at your itunes library first thing in the morning. Usually its ‘should I try something new, or will I just play Turn On…
Red Engine Caves – East Coast Tour
Perth based band Red Engine Caves have recently released their debut album “Black Mary” recorded with Rob Grant (Tame Impala, Pond) and are touring the East Coast this February in a string of high energy psychedelic shows. “Black Mary” was released on vinyl and digital last December and these shows are the first time we…