Adamski & Lee 'Scratch' Perry share new anti Catholic track titled "Boo Pope"

Adamski & Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry share track

electronic music Godfather Adamski is set to release a unique boxset featuring celebrated acts such as Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Congo Natty and David McAlmont. As a youngster, influenced by punk rock and John Peel, Adam Tinley, as he was then, formed his first band The Stupid Babies when he was 11 and living in New […]

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The Acid release new video for the single "Ghost" The Acid have also shared Oliver Schories' remix of the song

The Acid release new video for “Ghost”

The Acid has unveiled their haunting video for new single “Ghost.” A visually arresting accompaniment of tumbling sand dunes, Californian sunrises and plot twists.  The Acidbshare the Oliver Schories remix of  “Ghost,” which you can listen to below. Directed by renowned duo Elliot Lee Hazel and Petecia Le Fawnhawk, the pair’s career within music stretches […]

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A SUNNY DAY IN GLASGOW Premiere Track Remixed By FANG ISLAND

Fang Island Remix A Sunny Day In Glasgow

A Sunny Day In Glasgow have had a busy 2014. They released Their fourth LP Sea When Absent, they toured for the first time in four years, and now they’re capping off the year by making a return trip to the US this month. Jason Bartell’s (of Fang Island) new project Wins will be joining […]

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California X Drop "Hadley, MA" Announce National Tour, starting Jan 2 in Brooklyn, NY

California X Drop “Hadley, MA” Announce Tour

California X’ highly anticipated sophomore album Nights in the Dark will be released January 13, 2015 via Don Giovanni Records. The new record not only stimulates the senses but it allowed the quartet to delve deeper into more conceptual work, the contrast between light and dark, contentment and longing. A follow up to their debut, […]

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Andy Shauf Announces First Run Of US Tour Dates, 'The Bearer Of Bad News' Out 2/3

Andy Shauf Announces First Run Of US Dates

Andy Shauf has announced the first dates of an upcoming US tour beginning February 6th in Seattle, WA. The tour will take him down the west coast through February 14th in San Francisco, CA. The Regina, Saskatchewan singer/songwriter is also confirmed for the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX in March. A current itinerary is […]

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Meat Wave covers Wipers' "Mystery" Meat Wave will release their new EP Brother on January 19th

Meat Wave covers Wipers’ “Mystery”

Meat Wave have shared their cover of the Wipers’ “Mystery”. “Mystery” is one of seven tracks on the band’s forthcoming Brother EP, the debut release on newly-founded Brace Yourself Records. Meat Wave’s take on “Mystery” honors the song’s Portland punk origins while giving it a caffeinated jolt with a cleaner bass sound and insistent drum […]

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Craft Spells Announce North American Tour And Remix Competition for the track "Nausea"

Craft Spells Reveal Tour, Remix Competition

This past summer, Seattle-based artist Craft Spells, i.e.musician and songwriter Justin Vallesteros, released his sophomore album Nausea, the follow up to his 2011’s debut Idle Labor. We are happy to announce today, that he will be embarking on a North American tour at the end of February, his second in support of this album. Beginning […]

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