Posts Categorized: Artist News

Melvins Team Up With Mike Patton to Curate All Tomorrow’s Parties


Good news is in the air! For lucky Brits, and stateside grunge devotees willing to drop serious plane fare, that is. Indeed, All Tomorrow’s Parties recently announced this year’s Nightmare Before Christmas festival will be curated by Ipecac impresario Mike Patton and the one and only Melvins on December 5-7. Butlins Holiday Resort in Minehead… Read more »

The Wedding Present’s El Rey


The Wedding Present El Rey / Manifesto / Buy In a lot of ways it’s silly to call El Rey a return to form for the Wedding Present, who, after all these years, still make the same (fantastic) record every time out. So, yes, guitar-heavy, sex-obsessed, whip-smart indie pop is the order here. And it’s,… Read more »

Sequestered on the Subway


I am on a subway train in New York City listening over and over to the new Hold Steady song, “Sequestered in Memphis”, which is, apparently, the first single off of the band’s upcoming July release, Stay Positive. My iPod is welded open and I’m jamming those little earbuds as far into my ears as… Read more »

Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson


In March Pitchfork featured a young singer songwriter by the name of Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson in their Forkast section. The featured track was “Buriedfed” – a rambling, folky, captivating mess drawing comparisons to Conor Oberst and The Arcade Fire – that quickly caught the ears of internet tastemakers near and far. Since that day… Read more »

Fates Of Mates: Re-Arrange, Re-Arrange


Back when they first started winning over the record store set, Mates of State did this 100% puppy dog thing where they’d lock eyes in the middle of a song and just love the hell out of eachother until it was over. Of course, their chipper drum-n-keys sunshine show made sense paired with those I-Thee-Wed… Read more »