New Music From Sugar Nap

Posted on Oct 14, 2021
New Music From Sugar Nap

Pacific Northwest-based singer / songwriter / producer Caleb Kallander has adopted a varied assortment of musical instruments and consumes an eclectic mix of music, allowing him to experiment with a consistent flow of new ideas and sounds. As Sugar Nap, he presents a progressive, psychedelic, and cinematic effort self-written, performed, produced and engineered as a tapestry […]

American Songwriter Talks To Buzz Osborne About The Epic Melvins Set Going For NACC Adds Next Week

Posted on Oct 14, 2021
American Songwriter Talks To Buzz Osborne About The Epic Melvins Set Going For NACC Adds Next Week

About Melvins‘ Five Legged Dog acoustic anthology, American Songwriter writes, “The new collection of 36 songs (which coincidentally is the same number of holes in two rounds of golf, Buzz Osborne’s preferred sport) showcases what the band does well: writing, arranging, and performing music. Especially music that howls… For a band that’s put out around […]

Post-punk.com Premieres Half String’s New “Apathy Parade” Clip

Posted on Oct 14, 2021
Post-punk.com Premieres Half String’s New “Apathy Parade” Clip

Post-punk.com, which included Half String‘s 1996 release A Fascination With Heights in its 2018 list of “Essential Dream Pop Releases,” recently premiered the band’s new video for “The Apathy Parade.” The video accompanies the recent Independent Project Records re-release of the record, which has a whole lot of bonus material tacked onto it. Post-punk.com writes […]

Lake 22 Shares “Control” Video

Posted on Oct 14, 2021
Lake 22 Shares “Control” Video

Lake 22 has released the video for “Control,” from their new self-titled album. Check it out here. The band says, “The latest video from Lake 22, recorded with 3D animation, deals with the challenges of staying in control of things in your life from health concerns to relationship issues. The song, an outlier from their […]

New Music From Melvins

Posted on Oct 13, 2021
New Music From Melvins

So here we are. A four-album acoustic retrospective that somehow evades nostalgia. Did you expect something predictable? This is Melvins, after all. Keep an eye out for this Five Legged Dog, this frothing mongrel, as it stalks roadside – ready to kill or maim to protect its maggot-covered bone. The set is the band’s most […]

CMJ’s Douglas Wolk Reviews Scenic’s Incident At Cima

Posted on Oct 13, 2021
CMJ’s Douglas Wolk Reviews Scenic’s Incident At Cima

Remember CMJ – the magazine? So do we! In the mid-Nineties, it was the authority on left-of-the-dial music and those little CDs in the back were super influential not only to college DJs but to alternative-minded adolescents all around North America. If you read the June 1995 issue, you might’ve seen the magazine’s initial review […]

Two Story Melody Praises Gregory Ackerman’s Evocative Autumnal Sound

Posted on Oct 13, 2021
Two Story Melody Praises Gregory Ackerman’s Evocative Autumnal Sound

Two Story Melody writes that Gregory Ackerman‘s song “Seasonal Living” evokes several specific feelings, including the feeling of “sleeping with your window open, so you can hear the cars blaze by. That sense of comfort and togetherness, even as you lie in your bed alone.” The site calls the Still Waiting Still song “a twisty, layered […]

The Flaming Lips, On Tour Soon, Share Videos For All American Head Songs

Posted on Oct 13, 2021
The Flaming Lips, On Tour Soon, Share Videos For All American Head Songs

The Flaming Lips‘ American Head is a dizzying and colorful aural experience that ranks high on the psychedelic pioneers’ catalog of accomplishments. Did you know it was also a visual album? The band made videos for every track on the LP, which is at radio now. See them all now, in order, via The Lips’ […]

Gregory Ackerman Describes Music To Visual Atelier 8

Posted on Oct 11, 2021
Gregory Ackerman Describes Music To Visual Atelier 8

In a recent interview with Visual Atelier 8, Gregory Ackerman spoke about how he feels when he listens to music. “When I’m listening to music, I am transported to a complete new world within my own self, within my own brain, where I find the center of all things. It’s a place where nothing really […]

New Music From Half String

Posted on Oct 7, 2021
New Music From Half String

Independent Project Records is proud to reissue the 1996 debut shoegaze/dream pop album by beloved Tempe, Arizona band Half String, A Fascination With Heights. The long out-of-print album was originally only available via Compact Disc and is now on vinyl and streaming services for the first time. The expanded CD / 2xLP reissue adds more than 35 minutes […]

Maximum Volume Turns Sun Atoms Up

Posted on Oct 7, 2021
Maximum Volume Turns Sun Atoms Up

Maximum Volume bestowed Band Of The Day honors on Sun Atoms this summer when the project announced the release of Let There Be Light. Lead single “Take Me To Your Leader,” the site wrote, has “lush, languid textures and a low-slung attitude [and] traverses the astral planes between Arcade Fire and The Dandy Warhols with an entrancing, psychedelic mellowness all its own.” Listen now here, and […]

NextMosh Shares Melvins’ “Pitfalls In Serving Warrants”

Posted on Oct 7, 2021
NextMosh Shares Melvins’ “Pitfalls In Serving Warrants”

“’Pitfalls In Serving Warrants’ is one of my favorites,” says Melvins’ Buzz Osborne about one of the three advance singles we’ve digitally serviced from the iconic heavy band. According to Osborne, it’s “a severely underrated song and one that works very well on acoustic.” Hear it now via NextMosh, here, and prepare yourself for the massive 3-disc Five Legged Dog set […]

New Music From Scenic

Posted on Oct 6, 2021
New Music From Scenic

Independent Project Records has reissued Scenic’s 1995 instrumental debut album, Incident at Cima, available via Darla Records as an expanded edition reissue on CD, vinyl, and digital platforms. The release adds 11 previously unreleased tracks of early demo recordings and rough basic tracks from the period and includes new artwork based on the original album […]

At The Barrier Praises The “Maelstrom Of Creation” Displayed On Sun Atoms’ Debut LP

Posted on Oct 6, 2021
At The Barrier Praises The “Maelstrom Of Creation” Displayed On Sun Atoms’ Debut LP

“I feel like I’m tasting a fine wine in one of those old-style foody TV shows with Jilly Goolden and Oz Clarke as I listen to Let There Be Light and make sense of what I’m getting on my aural palette.” These are the impressions of Mike Ainscoe of At The Barrier, who has a robust […]

Pluralone Dishes to SPIN About “Across The Park” and “Sevens

Posted on Oct 6, 2021
Pluralone Dishes to SPIN About “Across The Park” and “Sevens

SPIN has behind-the-scenes details from Josh Klinghoffer about the new songs from Pluralone, “Across The Park” and “Sevens,” both of which are at radio now. “The music (all apart from the bass) [on ‘Across The Park’] was recorded on my Tascam cassette 8-track at home. Oh, and it features beyond beautiful strings written and arranged […]

MetalSucks Has Melvins’ New Acoustic “Revolve”

Posted on Oct 4, 2021
MetalSucks Has Melvins’ New Acoustic “Revolve”

MetalSucks has “Revolve,” from Melvins‘ upcoming massive Five Legged Dog acoustic collection. According to Buzz Osborne, “I wrote ‘Revolve’ on an unplugged electric guitar in a hotel room in San Francisco and it sounded great! Obviously then it wasn’t hard to make an all acoustic version of ‘Revolve’ work. It’s a great riff.” MAybe it […]

APIND Takes On Occurrence’s New LP

Posted on Oct 4, 2021
APIND Takes On Occurrence’s New LP

A Pessimist Is Never Disappointed compares Occurrence to Curve, Nine Inch Nails, The Cardigans, Goldfrapp and Garbage in a review of the band’s new LP I Have So Much Love To GIve. “Vocals from Cat Hollyer anchor the title cut and others here, with her pristine delivery elevating what could be fairly routine progressions through […]

Glide Mag Continues To Support Gregory Ackerman

Posted on Oct 4, 2021
Glide Mag Continues To Support Gregory Ackerman

Glide Magazine is on the Gregory Ackerman train. The site previously shared the Still Waiting Still cut “Full Grown,” and now it has “All This Thinking.” The site says that “Ackerman’s voice is warm and wide, delivered from the vantage point of the great narrator, with richness and poignant lyrical wit. Harmonies blend and float […]

New Music From Pluralone

Posted on Sep 30, 2021
New Music From Pluralone

There’s a lot of exciting news on the Josh Klinghoffer front. The ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers member’s debut live performance as Pluralone is this Friday, October 1, at Ohana Encore. Klinghoffer is also now a touring member of both Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder’s new band The Earthlings, which also features the Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith as well as Andrew Watt, Pino Palladino, and Glen Hansard. He also made contributions to Vedder’s […]

Glide Mag Gets “Full Grown” With Gregory Ackerman

Posted on Sep 30, 2021
Glide Mag Gets “Full Grown” With Gregory Ackerman

Glide Mag has the video for “Full Grown,” from the new Still Waiting Still LP by Gregory Ackerman. “Featuring mournful harmonica and a beautiful string arrangement from violinist Gabriel Wheaton,” the site notes, “the song carries a sense of nostalgia that is only amplified by Ackerman’s deep and hushed vocal harmonies and slowly strummed guitar. He also conveys this feeling […]

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