Strangers to the touring life refer to it as “living the dream,” while generally the ones actually doing the touring see it more as living in a dream. The difference is subtle to the uninitiated, yet is intimate to Nate Brenner, AKA Naytronix, who has spent much of the past four years touring the world as bassist for the mighty tUnE-yArDs. Consider Naytronix’s second full-length, Mister […] READ ON
London based cross-European group Cristobal and the Sea are excited to announce news of their debut album ‘Sugar Now’, which is set for release 2nd October via City Slang.
The ongoing dispute over explorer Cristobal Columbus’ nationality shows some country disputes will stay unresolved, but others are born to harmonise, in the case of Cristobal And The Sea. The […] READ ON
HeCTA is the brainchild of Kurt Wagner, Ryan Norris and Scott Martin of Lambchop, but don't call it a "side-project"! HeCTA is rather an "expanded universe"! Exploring and experimenting with the idea of combining the notion of “song”, elements from stand up comedy, electronic music and a shared love of the electronic form and it’s many permutations, HeCTA and the album “The Diet” […] READ ON
Stepping into a mighty fine tradition of the likes of UB40, Black Uhuru or Massive Attack, SINKANE are announcing today the release of the SINKANE x PEAKING LIGHTS EP entitled „MEAN DUB“, a bass rich enhancement in dub of four original Sinkane songs from last year’s celebrated MEAN LOVE album that have been given the magical Peaking Lights dub overhaul by Aaron Peaking. The two bands had […] READ ON
In 2003 Alden Penner cemented himself in the annals of indie rock history as the co-founder/singer of The Unicorns.
Montreal’s beloved dysfunctional art-pop outfit imploded shortly after the release of their now seminal album ‘Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone?’ (8.9 Best New Re-Issue, Pitchfork).
Following a series of low-key self releases, Alden Penner is back […] READ ON
Hauschka is a composer, songwriter and experimental musician who has brought an exciting new perspective to the prepared piano. The prepared piano – a technique for getting new sounds from the acoustic keyboard by resting pieces of paper or drumsticks on the strings of the instrument - has been used for centuries, but Hauschka was unaware of the tradition when he began exploring ways to get […] READ ON