San Francisco’s Stoic Violence have their brand new debut 12″ available now from Katorga Works and Video Disease. It’s a split 12″ released through both labels that has the band leaving the gnarly dirty sound from their demos and embracing the use of a studio and a cleaner recording approach. You can check out one of the tracks – “Wretched Existence” – from the 8-song record below for a better idea of what we’re talking about. The self-titled album is loaded with chainsaw riffage and fuzzy bass and what more could you ask for? You can snag it from either label right now – here or here – but you should probably get on it sooner than later. As all KW releases go – you can also download it in-full for free right here.
Oh Juan. We love you. Last year’s “North American Poetry” was among our favorites — poignant, calculated, thoughtful, sweet — he’s the musical version of “good boyfriend material”. And did we mention hard-working? Juan has a new LP out with our friends at Captured Tracks titled “Who Me?,” already available in digital form and soon to…
Fourth of July! Black Cats and Ballparks, the kingdom of Heaven is within! Dylan Simon’s Rock ‘n’ Roll ‘n’ Skate party is tonight at the Rivergate Skate Center, Yautja is playing the Stone Fox on Wednesday, and Quichenight are having their album release at Charlie Bob’s on Thursday. Friday is the night to be seen…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….