Levitation’s massive celebration of weirdo tunes kicks off on Thursday night.
Tracking the waxing and waning of the various genres that supplement the festival’s foundation of indie rock.
Melkbelly Melkbelly wrangle the tidal-size tension and release of noise rock with expert hands, pushing its blown-out frenzy inch by inch toward endearing indie pop. On last year’s Pennsylvania (Automatic) the four-piece contort cinder-block bass, scraggly guitars, and brash, crackling art-punk drumming into all sorts of different shapes; the album’s longest song, closer “Scrupulous,” has […]
The loud and weird collaboration is due out on Thrill Jockey on 6/17.
“New Bridge” by Michigan synth-prog band Mounds, who open for Black Pus tonight at the Empty Bottle
Brian Chippendale of Black Pus and Lightning Bolt talks drums with Seth Sher of Zath and Psychic Steel.
A season’s worth of music to look out for—and more
In case you’re not going to Riot Fest or the Hideout Block Party & A.V. Fest, here are some other live-music ideas
Lightning Bolt finally capture their frantic live sound on the new “King Candy”
The gonzo Portland noise-rock duo comes to town behind a new album on Seventh Rule.
This week’s Early Warnings include Cut Copy, Iron & Wine, Foals, J. Mascis, Lightning Bolt, Marduk, Mountain Goats, Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks, Warpaint, and Weedeater.
This week’s Early Warnings include the Cult, Lady Gaga, Dan Deacon, Lightning Bolt, Lindstrom, Dimmu Borgir, Minus the Bear, Einsturzende Neubauten, Pretty Lights, and the Tubes.
The Pitchfork Music Festival announced its first group of bands and performers, including Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem, Raekwon, Pavement, and St. Vincent.