A little while ago, a booker I know was complaining about bands using the term “indie” when describing their genre. The booker’s point was that it’s too nebulous a term to really mean anything anymore, and a friend of mine chimed in to confirm that “indie isn’t a genre, it’s a business model.” I might […]
Apocalypse Now has been rereleased so many times and filled with so much rediscovered “lost” footage that it wouldn’t surprise me in the slightest if Iska Dhaaf’s video for “Everybody Knows” found it way into a future release as a “remastered” version of the bleakly comic USO scene. Apart from it not having the graininess of […]
Weeknight function like a New York synth scene take on the Raveonettes, but where that other duo has made a career out of black leather and black & white noir tones, the two piece’s “Dark Light” video shows they’re not afraid of a little color, particularly of the Dia de los Muertos variety. Filled with […]
2013 is drawing to a close and yeah, it was pretty shitty. But here’s what we were into for this final stretch of the year. 7DZ930N77WnFWnfO4poT7B 1. Jail Weddings ”It’s Not Fair” (LA) Something like the Pogues and Arcade Fire joining up for some gritty, epic rock ‘n’ roll with gorgeous harmonies. 2. Juniore ”Dans Le Noir” (France) […]
We’ve been doing these secretly for a little while, but now we’re going to start posting our monthly recommendations playlist here on tumblr. November’s playlist is a bit dark, since we’re now settling in for winter and getting used to the one time of year when Austin isn’t drenched in sun. 7AM6WM4lTr3FHTclxTTtHx 1. YVETTE ”Attrition” (NYC) […]
Oh shit everybody— this weekend is the first Loser City show! We’re bringing the jamz to Spider House Ballroom this Saturday, Oct. 19th!.The line-up is great, with Slugbug headlining and Chalkboards, Easy, Tiger, The Sun Machine and Team 2nd Place all in tow. Come on out if you’re in Austin!