Various Small Flames Covers Particle Kid

Posted on Jun 6, 2022
Various Small Flames Covers Particle Kid

Various Small Flames has coverage of Particle Kid’s Time Capsule, out now on Overseas Artists and going for radio spins. The site says “Particle Kid draws on styles from across the decades to form his experimental folk sound. The psych of the sixties through seventies rock and jazz, right up to the alt rock of the nineties and […]

SF Chronicle Compares Caitlin Cobb-Vialet to Regina Spektor and Andrew Bird

Posted on Jun 6, 2022
SF Chronicle Compares Caitlin Cobb-Vialet to Regina Spektor and Andrew Bird

According to the SF Chronicle, “If San Francisco singer and multi-instrumentalist Caitlin Cobb-Vialet reminds you of Regina Spektor, then your ears are working. Cobb-Vialet is a graduate of the Playwrights Horizons Theater School at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and her lyricism certainly feels theatrical as she bangs away at a grand piano…” The feature, which also […]

Julia Bhatt Explores Her Connection With Fans in Starry Mag

Posted on Jun 6, 2022
Julia Bhatt Explores Her Connection With Fans in Starry Mag

Starry Mag is out with an interview with Julia Bhatt, who has three singles currently at radio: “Karma,” “On My Shoulder,” and “Cotton Candy.” When asked why her songs connect with audiences, Bhatt offered, “I’m pretty candid in my lyrics, and people seem to like that, but when I write songs it’s usually to vent or express […]

New Music From Erica Dawn Lyle and Vice Cooler f/ Kathleen Hanna, The Linda Lindas, The Raincoats, Kim Gordon, and more

Posted on Jun 2, 2022
New Music From Erica Dawn Lyle and Vice Cooler f/ Kathleen Hanna, The Linda Lindas, The Raincoats, Kim Gordon, and more

In March 2020, with Bikini Kill’s anticipated reunion tour canceled, the band’s new guitarist Erica Dawn Lyle and drum tech Vice Cooler were wondering how to be useful. Lyle, an arts critic, author, filmmaker, organizer, and free improvising experimental guitarist, reached out to Cooler, a photographer and video director who is also a producer for acts like Peaches and Ladytron […]

Pluralone Puts Tuna On His Toast With Ted Stryker

Posted on Jun 2, 2022
Pluralone Puts Tuna On His Toast With Ted Stryker

Ted Stryker, of the Tuna on Toast Podcast, recently hosted Josh Klinghoffer (aka Pluralone) for a sweet little interview session. The dudes talk about all sorts of things, from Klinghoffer’s youth listening to GNR in the valley, to his time playing guitar in Red Hot Chili Peppers, to his musical kinship with his Dot Hacker bandmate and This Is […]

Glide Mag Says Caitlin Cobb-Vialet is “Able To Remain Composed While Being Vulnerable”

Posted on Jun 2, 2022
Glide Mag Says Caitlin Cobb-Vialet is “Able To Remain Composed While Being Vulnerable”

Glide writes that Caitlin Cobb-Vialet‘s “Disco Ball,” from her new LP Endless Void, “reveals a young artist able to remain composed while being vulnerable. The lyrics and melodic phrases are precise and calculated yet still have a welcoming, off-the-cuff delivery that pulls the listener in as if they are watching the creative process unfold. The song would stand […]

The Builders And The Butchers Add Tour Dates

Posted on Jun 2, 2022
The Builders And The Butchers Add Tour Dates

The Builders and the Butchers are about to embark on another leg of touring, with dates on the West Coast in June and a week in Alaska in July. The band’s Hell and High Water, just released via Badman Recordings, is at radio now. Thanks KGAR, WNCW, WNMC, and WXCI for the chart support at NACC this week! 6/9 – Seattle, WA […]

L.A. Witch – Just Back From Europe – Announces New US Dates

Posted on Jun 2, 2022
L.A. Witch – Just Back From Europe – Announces New US Dates

L.A. Witch just blazed their way across Europe. According to Narc Magazine, at their show in Newscastle “the four-piece seamlessly transitioned between dark and brooding garage rock, dreamy psychedelic numbers, interspersed with lo-fi punk sounds. Reverb fuelled guitar sounds and haunting vocals filled the air.” Read the review here. Louder Than War has a more detailed review of the band’s […]

Pluralone Goes Deep on KROQ

Posted on May 30, 2022
Pluralone Goes Deep on KROQ

Josh Klinghoffer, aka Pluralone, recently spoke to Nicole Alvarez of legendary Los Angeles station KROQ about all sorts of things including his musical upbringing. “I had a Fisher-Price turntable, which I still have,” he reveals, “and I remember playing this Pink Panther disco album… it was a kids album but it had versions of Pink Floyd’s ‘Another Brick In The Wall,’ and Billy Joel songs.” […]

For The Rabbits Praises The “Claustrophobic Intimacy” of Caitlin Cobb-Vialet’s Music

Posted on May 30, 2022
For The Rabbits Praises The “Claustrophobic Intimacy” of Caitlin Cobb-Vialet’s Music

For The Rabbits has the video for “Ask Me,” one of the standout tracks on Caitlin Cobb-Vialet’s debut LP Endless Void. The site writes that “the video taps into the same sense of almost claustrophobic intimacy, [with] shots of Caitlin at the piano in her own home, accompanied by details of the life she’s made there, the artwork […]

Furious.com Gives Savage Republic’s History

Posted on May 30, 2022
Furious.com Gives Savage Republic’s History

Savage Republic‘s Tragic Figures was recently re-released by Real Gone Music, and we sent it to radio a couple of weeks ago. Interested in learning more about the Savage Republic story? Furious.com has a detailed history of the band, which breaks down their influences and includes quotes from the band. According to Bruce Licher, one of the group’s founders […]

David Hillyard Chats With Cinepunx

Posted on May 30, 2022
David Hillyard Chats With Cinepunx

In a recent interview with Cinepunx, David Hillyard explains that technology was a big player in the creation of the new David Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7 album, Plague Doctor. “it was before vaccination. It was in the middle of it, late spring 2020. We were in different rooms. It was really lucky that the sound guy adjusted to quarantine and […]

New Music From Julia Bhatt

Posted on May 26, 2022
New Music From Julia Bhatt

From September 2019 to early March 2020, Julia Bhatt experienced a whirlwind of life-changes: she released her first three singles (“Tall,” “Marco,” and “I’m Cool”), turned 18, and graduated high school. Just as she was really getting started – with the announcement of her first-ever tour, nonetheless –  the COVID-19 pandemic brought everything to a standstill. […]

The Vinyl District Applauds The Stylistic Spectrum Covered On Savage Republic’s Classic Debut

Posted on May 26, 2022
The Vinyl District Applauds The Stylistic Spectrum Covered On Savage Republic’s Classic Debut

According to The Vinyl District, Savage Republic‘s “Tragic Figures has held up spectacularly well… [they] hit the ear like a cross between Keith Levene-era Public Image Ltd and early Sonic Youth at their most strung out and textural, but with a substantial influx of industrial whack-clatter-general abrasion, and on top of that, a whole lot of tribal drumming.” According to the review of […]

Hornpod Hits Up Ska/Reggae Legend Larry McDonald, of David Hillyard & The Rocksteady 7

Posted on May 26, 2022
Hornpod Hits Up Ska/Reggae Legend Larry McDonald, of David Hillyard & The Rocksteady 7

Percussionist Larry McDonald is a key ingredient of David Hillyard & The Rocksteady 7‘s sound, and the experienced player features prominently on the group’s new set – Plague Doctor, at radio now from Org Music. McDonald recently spoke with Hornpod: A Ska Podcast, to “talk about Larry’s days in pre-ska Jamaica all the way up to his recent work […]

East Bay Express Features Caitlin Cobb-Vialet

Posted on May 26, 2022
East Bay Express Features Caitlin Cobb-Vialet

About her debut LP Endless Void, Caitlin Cobb-Vialet recently told The East Bay Express that “the songs, and the album title, all represent me owning all my mixed feelings about relationships and my right to process my emotions as I see fit. I was initially writing songs as part of a healing process. I was in a relationship where I […]

The Fire Note Shares Gus Englehorn’s Tale Of “Police Brutality, I Suppose”

Posted on May 26, 2022
The Fire Note Shares Gus Englehorn’s Tale Of “Police Brutality, I Suppose”

The Fire Note has shared Gus Englehorn’s “Run Rabbit Run” video, plucked from his new Secret City release Dungeon Master. “This one is another story I dreamt up about someone who gets arrested on one of those boardwalks on the east coast, like New Jersey’s Wildwoods,” he says. “Down at the police station, the man is […]

The Globe and Mail Details Patrick Watson’s Story

Posted on May 26, 2022
The Globe and Mail Details Patrick Watson’s Story

The Globe and Mail has a new feature on Patrick Watson, whose Better In The Shade is at radio now from Secret City. in it, Watson explains how a Justin Bieber TikTok helped make his song “Je te laisserai des mots” an Internet phenomenon. The article also explores Watson’s career, during which “he’s managed to […]

Upstarter Recommends David Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7

Posted on May 23, 2022
Upstarter Recommends David Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7

Upstarter recommends Plague Doctor, the newest release from David Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7, for anyone “interested in expanding your Ska/Rocksteady collection.” The site says that “mid-tempo, danceable instrumentals are the bread and butter of this release, which makes for great direct listening as well as more casual ambient listening. If you were to throw this […]

Americana Highways Highlights Caitlin Cobb-Vialet’s Joan of Arc Fixation

Posted on May 23, 2022
Americana Highways Highlights Caitlin Cobb-Vialet’s Joan of Arc Fixation

Americana Highways writes that “Caitlin Cobb-Vialet’s songs create the powerful feel of desperation that confronts us all too often in life.” The site has the video for “Joan To Catherine,” a standout song on Cobb-Vialet’s new Endless Void LP. “Joan of Arc was one of my quarantine fixations,” she tells the site. “I wrote ‘Joan To Catherine’ from […]

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