Albums

Big Bear releases “Under the Beach”

Big Bear releases "Under the Beach"

Joyful Noise Recordings has “posthumously” released Big Bear’s “long lost” follow-up to their 2005 release on Monitor. “Under the Bridge” was recorded at Machines with Magnets many, many moons ago and mastered at Peerless Mastering by Jeff Lipton. We will miss you Big Bear! You can play football in our parking lot any day!


Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, “White Lighter”

Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, "White Lighter"

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 […]


MANWOMANCHILD Full Length out Now!

MANWOMANCHILD Full Length out Now!

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


Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

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, […]


Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

 Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

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 reviewed in The New York Times

The Body reviewed in The New York Times

“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. “


New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

Battles produced a track @ MWM for the new Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack. You can check it out here


Fang Island Review

Fang Island Review

“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 […]