Alexander Turnquist

If These Trees Could Talk released an LP on Metal Blade, touring with Driftoff & Alexander Turnquist
If These Trees Could Talk released an LP on Metal Blade, touring with Driftoff & Alexander Turnquist
Ohio post-rock outfit If These Trees Could Talk have been doing their thing for about a decade, and they've recently signed with the heavyweights at Metal Blade. While the music isn't strictly metal, it's got a kind of always-moving, pulsing, seething quality that a lot of post-rock lacks in its stargazing, fitting in more with Pelican and Russian Circles than Explosions in the Sky...
What’s going on Sunday? (Samothrace & Unearthly Trance, Treasure Fleet & Big Eyes, Blonde Elvis, Mary Epworth, more)
What’s going on Sunday? (Samothrace & Unearthly Trance, Treasure Fleet & Big Eyes, Blonde Elvis, Mary Epworth, more)
You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Samothrace, Unearthly Trance, Trenchgrinder, Beefrot @ Saint Vitus Seattle sludgesters Samothrace's most recent release is this year's Live At Roadburn, which is worth picking up, but of course nothing beats actually seeing them l...
watch Alexander Turnquist’s 19-minute ‘Silo Sessions’ video
watch Alexander Turnquist’s 19-minute ‘Silo Sessions’ video
We last wrote about guitar wiz Alexander Turnquist when he released his Flying Fantasy LP in 2014 on Western Vinyl. Here's what we said about it then:Like his other works, Flying Fantasy combines the busy picking of American primitive guitar pioneered by John Fahey, the modern classical minimalism of Steve Reich, and the ruminative, reflective qualities of a new-age composer such as Lubomyr Melnyk...
Hopscotch announces 2013 lineup (Big Boi, Sleep, Spiritualized, Kurt Vile, Wolf Eyes, John Cale, more)
Hopscotch announces 2013 lineup (Big Boi, Sleep, Spiritualized, Kurt Vile, Wolf Eyes, John Cale, more)
One of the most eclectic lineups in the US, Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, NC, will be back for 2013 on September 5 -7. Pulling from all genres, this year's line-up includes names like Big Boi (who plays NYC tonight), Spiritualized, Sleep, Wolf Eyes (who have a new video), The Breeders (performing Last Splash), John Cale, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Gorguts, Inter Arma (who play NYC on Saturday), Double Negative (who played NYC this past weekend), Swearin' (them too), Pissed Jeans, Dan Friel, Waxahatchee and many many others...