Mac McCaughan keeps the Superchunk tradition of Halloween cover songs alive with his cover of “First and Last and Always” by 80’s goth favorites Sisters of Mercy. Mac reports, “Doktor Avalanche was not available for the session,” but we know you’ll enjoy it anyway!
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David Firth is an English animator and filmmaker specializing in dark and surreal styles. His most notable work is the web series Salad Fingers. Flying Lotus Shares New Video for “Ready Err Not,” Airing Today on Adult Swim’s Halloween Marathon + On Tour This Fall, starting November 7th in London, England at The Roundhouse. FLYING LOTUS […]
Over the past three years, Nots has been writing, recording and playing in Memphis, Tennessee. A longtime collaboration between Natalie Hoffmann (guitar) and Charlotte Watson (drums), Nots has evolved into it’s wildest incarnation yet. Featuring Madison Farmer on bass and Alexandra Eastburn on synthesizer, Nots follow up their first two singles on Goner Records with […]
Originally hailing from the remote strip-mall wastes of West Texas, the Hundos – or at least, three quarters of the band in singer/guitarist Ben Maddox, bassist Wes Turner, and guitarist Johnny Krueger, first began playing together as teenagers. After moving to Austin, they hooked up with drummer Eric Loftis of the Pillow Queens and formed […]
Montreal’s Dear Criminals is Charles Lavoie, Vincent Legault and Frannie Holder’s side project. Having expressed their will to play together for years, they finally decided to unite efforts in this project where Charles’ intense and strong vocals and Frannie’s vulnerable and fragile voice complement each other in a very unique and touching way. This vocal […]
Night Safari, the most recent album by Populous (aka Andrea Mangia), marks his comeback six years after the issue of Drawn In Basic, his last full-length published by Morr Music. After dedicating some time to Life & Limb, a side-project shared with the New York singer Michael McGuire, he is back from an exotic trip […]
Cass McCombs is pleased to share the video for “Angel Blood,” one of the many standout tracks from 2013’s critically-acclaimed Big Wheel And Others. The video, edited by Mollie Devoe, and earlier this morning, features footage recorded by JR White, Devoe, and McCombs, and was shot in the Tenderloin in San Francisco and whilst on tour throughout 2014. […]
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