The new Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements festival presents Dan Deacon, Shellac, and some actual clowns
Motorik rockers Cave take a trip down Milwaukee Avenue, playing music on the back of a flatbed truck.
Miles Raymer chills to Chllngr, John Yingling jumps to Lechuguillas, and Rotten Milk falls for Boney M
The English Softhearts and Warhammer 48K play the anti-Pitchfork. Plus: Hardcore trio Harm’s Way releases a new LP
The local band drops Bat Skin on cassette. Plus: new four-piece Alma Negra marries garage and metal, and Josh Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv opens an LA studio with a tool
New shows at the Fireside prompt a stream of stories about the good old days. Plus: Russian Circles and the worst kind of metal damage, Kanye as Twitter fodder, and more
Completely bats, in a cave
New Pitchfork Festival acts announced, including El-P, JSBX, Freddie Gibbs, and locals Alla, Cave, and the Smith Westerns.
Permanent Records throws itself a party at the Hideout this Saturday with Cave, Cacaw, Black Math, and Mako Sica.
Cave and When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth play a free show tonight at the Empty Bottle.