Tiny Ruins Share Video Ahead of New Album

The New Zealand band Tiny Ruins has shared the video for “Holograms,” one of the tracks off their upcoming album Olympic Girls which will be out February 1st via Ba Da Bing Records. Tiny Ruins consists of Hollie Fullbrook, Cass Basil, Alex Freer, and Tom Healy.

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Cass McCombs Shares New Single

Cass McCombs has released a new single, “The Great Pixley Train Robbery,” from his new album Tip of the Sphere, coming out February 8th on ANTI-. The latest track feature’s McCombs storytelling ability now just through its lyrics but also through the video both of which focus around a newspaper article from the 1800’s he found about a train robbery.

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Mdou Moctar, Saharan Music Rising Rock Star, Announces New Album Out March Along With Tour Dates

Mdou Moctar comes from the a small village in Niger, and with him, he brings some of the most innovative sounds through his music. His upcoming album, Ilana (The Creator), is his first recorded in a real studio and will be out March 29th on Sahel Records. Moctar also released the first track, “Kamane Tarhanin.”

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Mac DeMarco Announces New North American Dates, Teases New Album

Mac DeMarco has announced new tour dates that will take him to some of the more renown venues across North America and will soon be giving more details about his upcoming album. The forthcoming album will be the first of Mac’s Record Label.

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Flat Worms Announce New EP, Recorded by Ty Segall

The Los Angeles based punk trio Flat Worms are back with their third ever release, Into the Iris. The EP will be out February 8th via GOD? Records and was recorded by Ty Segall in his home. Flat Worms consists of Tim Hellman of Thee Oh Sees, Justin Sullivan of Night Shop, and Will Ivy of Dream Boys.

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Shana Cleveland of La Luz Announces Solo Album Out April

Shana Cleveland, the singer and guitarist from La Luz, has announced that her first solo album Night of the Worm Moon will be out April 5th via Hardly Art records. Cleveland has also released the lead track, “Face of the Sun.”

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Eerie Wanda Releases Title Track Off Sophomore Album Due Late January

Eerie Wanda is the project of Marina Tadic, and she is back with her sophomore album Pet Town, out January 25th via Joyful Noise. The title track is also out now with a video which was filmed over the holidays in Indianapolis, IN at the Nine Lives Cat Cafe.

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Cherry Glazerr Release New Single and “Hellish” Video

As a follow-up to the lead single, “Daddi,” Cherry Glazerr have released “Wasted Nun,” another single from their forthcoming album Stuffed & Ready. The latest song comes with a vivid and hellish video featuring the band’s Clementine Creevy dressed as a nun and featuring a bit of gore.

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New Duo, Good F**k, Announce Debut Album and First Tour Dates

Tim Kinsella and Jenny Pulse have teamed up to make Good Fuck. With their self-titled debut LP set for release on February 22nd via Joyful Noise, the duo will also embark on their first tour dates ever in support of El Ten Eleven.

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Xeno & Oaklander Announce new Album, Release “Angélique”

The electro/pop duo Liz Wendelbo and Sean McBride otherwise known as Xeno & Oaklander, have announced that their new album Hypnos, will be out March 8th. They also released the first track from the album, “Angélique.” 

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Stella Donnelly Announces Debut Album

Western-Australian musician, Stella Donnelly has announced that her debut album, Beware of the Dogs, will be out March 8th via Secretly Canadian and will follow the album release with a string of North American dates before continuing the tour in Europe.

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Vinilos Por Mayor: Vinilo en Chile

Vinilos Por Mayor, es uno de las disquerias in Santiago de Chile que ejemplifica como el vinilo en Chile representa no solo la nostalgia de los tiempos pasados, sino también la resistencia y la subsistencia. Su colección electiva que incluye todo de Soda Stereo a Iron Maiden y mucho mas, muestra el espíritu ecléctico del vinilo y la gente en Chile. 

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Homeshare Announces North American Tour with Single Ahead of Album

Homeshake is the project of Peter Sagar and today he is realizing the third single, “Just Like My,” from his upcoming album, Helium. The single also comes with a video that was a collaboration between Canadian director Oliver McGarvey and German artist Eric Winkler.

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The Coathangers Announce New Album, “The Devil You Know”

The Coathangers are back with their sixth studio album, The Devil You Know. The album will be out on March 8th via Suicide Squeeze and to accompany the news have released the first track from the album, “Bimbo,” and its video.

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Sharon Van Etten Shares New Single Along with Video Ahead of Album Release

With her long awaited return finally here as her new album will be out January 18th on Jagjaguwar Records, Sharon Van Etten has released the latest single from the album, “Seventeen.” The single comes with an accompanying video directed by Maureen Towey.

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Miembros Fundadores de La Ley Estrenaran Album Nuevo

Los miembros originales de la banda clásica Chilena, La Ley, han reunido a crear la banda DIACERO. Después de 18 años, Luciano Rojas, Pedro Frugone, Rodrigo Aboitiz, y Mauricio Claveria han anunciado bajo DIACERO que estrenaran su primer album: Topografia.

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Founding Members of La Ley Will Release New Album

 

The original members of the classic Chilean rock band, La Ley, reunited to create the band DIACERO. After 18 years, Luciano Rojas, Pedro Frugone, Rodrigo Aboitiz, and Mauricio Claveria have announced that under DIACERO they will be releasing their first album: Topografia.

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Matt Braunger Announces New Comedy Special

Matt Braunger’s latest comedy, Finally Live In Portland, is set to be released on February 5th by Comedy Dynamics. The special covers Girl Scouts, naked old men, drunk nazis, and so much more more. This is Braunger’s third special and was shot at the Paris, a former porno theatre in Portland.

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Cuando en Roma, a Film Review

**Spoilers!**

At its very core, Roma is a simple film. The film follows the life of a house worker named Cleo, played by Yalitza Aparicio, who is employed by a middle class family living in the suburb of Roma in Mexico City. Set in the early seventies, the narrative portrays an honest depiction of the life of a woman working a domestic job that is commonly frowned upon during a politically challenging time in Mexican history.

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Smalltown Supersound Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Norwegian label, Smalltown Supersound is celebrating 25 years with The Movement of the Free Spirit, a special mix comprising of the label’s catalog by Prins Thomas. The mix will be out November 30th. 

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ULTRA México Announces Phase 1 of Lineup After Successful Inaugural Year

ULTRA México is back for a second year after being a huge hit in its inaugural run in 2017. The first phase of its lineup was announced, featuring Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Galantis, ILLENIUM, Marshmello, NGHTMRE + Slander present: Gud Vibrations, and Steve Angello.

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Rich Jones Announces New Album Releases “Coin Toss”

The Chicago artist Rich Jones has announced his album, The Shoulder You Lean On, will be out November 2nd. Jones continues to grow as an artist and build on the momentum after being voted the second best rapper in Chicago by the Chicago Reader in 2016 behind Chance the Rapper.

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Grapetooth Announce Debut Album

Meet Grapetooth, the newest Chicago duo of Chris Bailoni and Clay Frankel. Their debut, self-titled album will be out November 9th via Polyvinyl Record Co. The duo are “the two friends were sharing an apartment, along with a growing fondness for red wine, bad weather, and the music of Yukihiro Takahashi” that became a band.

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Natalie Scenters-Zapico Returns to Alma Mater for Borderland Homecoming

Natalie Scenters-Zapico is an El Pasoan and fronteriza through and through, and today she returns for a reading that marks the prominence she has found in the literary world.

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Shannon Lay is a Rockin’ Heartbreaker Between Solo Work and Feels

Shannon Lay is among the handful of artists that have the capability to have you head banging and happy one track, and weeping the next. Her musical prominence was clear from the moment I heard her work in the punk band, Feels. But her solo album was worlds apart.

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Alien Boy: The Band Creating a Space For Young Queer People

Alien Boy is the loud gay band from the City of Roses, Portland, and they’re hitting the road for their North American Tour following the recent hometown album release party for the group’s debut LP, Sleeping Lessons.

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Pastel Ghost Announces New Album, Shares Single

Pastel Ghost’s second album, Ethereality, will be out October 5th via Cleopatra Records. She will celebrate the release of her album with a release party in Austin, TX, were she is currently based out of, on the day of release.

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“Stay Retro,” An Interview with Junks

Junks is a band based out of Hangzhou, China. Their music is a simultaneous blend of retro synth sounds that make you reminisce about the days in arcades, as well as futuristic tinges that will place you in another millennia. Their self-titled EP will be out this Friday, September 7th via Modern Sky Entertainment.

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Sotomayor 7.27.18 @ The Lowbrow Palace

Sotomayor is the dynamic brother-sister duo of Paulina and Raul Sotomayor. This past summer they embarked on their most intense and lengthiest tour across Europe and the U.S., including a night in El Paso, TX at the Lowbrow Palace.

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Shannon Lay @ The Monarch 7.23.18

Shannon Lay has risen to fame as a member of the band, Feels. But her heavy, building-shaking riffs also have a soft side. Lay’s solo work has made listeners far and wide come to calm and tears with simple and soft melodies. She ended summer with tour dates with indie artist, Dent May, including a stop in El Paso, TX at The Monarch.

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Meet Navy Gangs, an Interview With a “Pretty Sick Pop Band”

The Navy Gangs is a Brooklyn based band, consisting of Matt Tillwick, Noah Kohll, Eric Carney, and Wilson Ford Keithline. Their album Poach, was released August 3rd and their rhythmic and catchy beats will leave you wanting more.

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Sydney Based Grunge Band, Julia Why?, Release Unapologetic New Single As Government Protest

Julia Why? released the single, “Pocket,” from their forthcoming album and keep the riot grrrl sound and spirit alive. This latest track is a prime example of why you need to listen to this band now.

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The Goon Sax Share Final Track Before New Album

The Goon Sax’s sophomore album is set to release September 14th, and with the album right around the corner, the band consisting of  Louis Forster, Riley Jones, and James Harrison has released the final pre-release track: “We Can’t Win.”

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Matt U Johnson and Siconic’s Collab Has a Release Date

The new track by U.S. rising vocalist star, Matt U Johnson and Canadian producer/DJ, Siconic, “Move Your Body,” will be out September 7th. The news comes after they signed with German record label,  Ultimative Music.

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mmph Announces New EP Out September

mmph is back with his next EP, Serenade, which will be out via Tri Angle Records on September 7th. This EP follows his last with the cover art being a white background with an image of personal significance; this time, a blue and white crucifix given him from his grandmother.

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Super Unison Announce Sophomore LP, Share Single

The trio from Oakland, CA., Super Unison, have announced their next album Stella will be out October 26th via Deathwish Inc. Super Unison consists of Meghan O’Neil, Kevin DeFranco, and Justin Renninger. Their upcoming album was recorded by Steve Albini, most renowned for his work with Nirvana,

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Death Valley Girls Announce New Album, Release Music Video Featuring Iggy Pop

Death Valley Girls have announced their new album and first on Suicide Squeeze Records, Darkness Rains, will be out October 5th. With the album release date comes the music video for the track “Disaster (Is What We’re After).” The video is a remake of an Andy Warhol video featuring Iggy Pop.

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