We were lucky enough to make it out to the End earlier this week to see A Place To Bury Strangers. Of course they were great and touring opener Ed Schrader’s Music Beat delivered their own crooked satisfaction, but the stars of the show were hometown riff ryders, Breast Massage. It’d been a while since we’d seen them last, and to be honest their set caught us by surprise. In the live setting especially, they got across their weirdo ’70s couchlock convictions better than anyone else we’ve seen in some time. Hear a taste of it below on “Heavy Metal,” their new single on Too Pure Records. “Heavy metal, it’s the truth. Heavy metal, it’s worth a deuce.” Chase it then, brother. Get the single from Rough Trade here.
Happy Valentines Day, our lovies. Our gift to you is a list of SIQ shows this week. Tonight we got yer . Teddy & the Roughriders are playing the East Room tomorrow, Serriation Pulse, Divorce Ring, and more have our interest piqued with a secret location show on Thursday, Friday brings Cold Lunch’s SPEWFEST at…
And just like that, there goes January. We’re headed into the what’s easily the bleakest month of the year. But hey, if we’re lucky that groundhog will tell us it’s all over soon come Tuesday, and either way, we’ve got some good shows to tide us over. Iceage-man Marching Church is at Third Man tonight while Ranch…
So, we know you’ve been wondering what we’ve got up our sleeves this year for the day shows, after-party, buttons and all other details. Well, truly *blessed* r u, because we’ve got it all summarized here for you. More after the jump!