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.
Spring has sprung, y’all. Flowers are blooming, finals are looming, and the shows are bountiful. New England Patriots play at the Other Basement tonight, Mac DeMarco and Juan Wauters are at Exit/In on Wednesday (!!!), Springsteen and King Louie will both be in town on Thursday, and this month’s installment of SPACE IS THE PLACE…
We don’t have the most stacked week ahead of us, but there are still a few chances 4 a real cool time. Denney and the Jets will be celebrating the release of their long-awaited LP at Fond Object tomorrow, Bully is opening for Superchunk on Friday, the fourth annual Tour de Fun is on Saturday…
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….