Well here are a bunch of awesome and semi-related facts: Black Pus recently graced our studio with his hyper-athletic and nu-avante stylings, which we promptly immortalized. Thrill Jockey is putting out the results. Said results, entitled All My Relations, is currently available for PRE ORDER, aka surprise Christmas to yourself come mid-March before the actual [...]
Battles’ newest video from their album Gloss Drop, featuring Gary Numan––recorded at Machines with Magnets.
The Body and Braveyoung have finished their four song collaboration, it’s scheduled to be released by At A Loss Recording on September 27th with vinyl to follow in early 2010, if we make it to early 2012. Get into it, while you can!
If you were in Austin this week at SXSW you were probably wondering about that big pile of pink on a billboard on I-35… now you know. Battles unveils Dave Konopka’s artwork for their upcoming record Gloss Drop. Billboards are popping up in NYC, Austin, and Nairobi with the image, read more at Drowned in Sound [...]
Out now, the sophomore release from the Psychic Paramount: Review from NY TIMES By BEN RATLIFF Published: February 18, 2011 “…This is instrumental power-trio prog-rock for those who never had time for Rush and find the Mars Volta a bridge to nowhere; it’s greasy and physical and incredibly loud. This New York band’s new album, [...]
Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons kicked off their string of record release shows last Friday at a packed 201––Boston and NYC are to come. This is the first record we’ve worked on (that we know of) that’s used kickstarter.com to fund much of the record! It’s a great concept, get into it! This record [...]
Stream MANWOMANCHILD’s full length here: http://album.manwomanchild.org/ Recorded and mixed at Machines with Magnets. Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering. Here’s an interview with Dave: http://www.windycityrock.net/2010/11/q-manwomanchild.html
Fang Island has a limited edition 7″ featuring Andrew WK and the music of Joe Buzzell––check it! Fang Island ft. Andrew W.K.: “Patterns on the Wall” “Earlier this year, Fang Island released a BNM’ed self-titled album full of triumphant endorphin-rush guitar rock. On their cover of Joe Buzzell’s “Patterns on the Wall”, the track above, [...]
The Body are drummer Lee Buford and guitarist Chip King, two robust, bearded Arkansas boys living in Providence, R.I. In press photos, they brandish automatic weapons, some of which are triumphantly splayed on the table that stretches across the gatefold package of their second album, All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood. Buford [...]
“The Body is a two-man, highly conceptual, sort of extreme metal, sort of noise band from Providence, R.I. It has made one of the best introductions for an album I’ve heard in years. “
Battles produced a track @ MWM for the new Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack. You can check it out here
“Brooklyn’s Fang Island describe their aesthetic as “everyone high-fiving everyone.” So it’s appropriate that the band’s website features a video of them jamming out with kindergartners and another with Andrew WK– people so caught up in having a good time that you sometimes wonder if they’re bullshitting you. What helps Fang Island steamroll past cynicism [...]