Goner Records, Desert Daze & Castle Face react to Burger Records shutdown
Bill’s Indie Basement (4/10): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more
This week in the Basement: reviews of new releases from ADULT., Cindy Lee, SAVAK, Flat Worms, Once And Future Band, and more.
Total Control’s Mikey Young reissuing ‘You Feelin’ Me?’ tape on vinyl/CD (stream a track)
The instrumental album original came out in 2017 on cassette only -- it'll get a vinyl and CD release via John Dwyer's Castle Face label in August.
Bill’s Indie Basement (7/13): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more
This week: mutant punks The Intelligence, Melbourne, Australia's Terry, a new EP from Jorge Elbrecht (Violens, Lansing-Dreiden), Jane Church (ex-Spires), and Ben Stiller's high school post-punk band (not a joke).
ambient artist LFZ preps new LP for Castle Face (stream a track)
Los Angeles musician Sean Smith makes ambient music under the name LFZ, using primarily guitar but he feeds it through a plethora of analog and digital effects. The result: gorgeous, otherworldly soundscapes not unlike Brian Eno or Wendy Carlos.
LA psych band Prettiest Eyes prep LP for Castle Face (watch “Don’t Call” video)
The band will play Desert Daze in Joshua Tree, CA this weekend.
OCS (aka Oh Sees) releasing ‘Memory of a Cut Off Head,’ share title track
This is the 20th Oh Sees album in 20 years, and it's the 100th release on main man John Dwyer's Castle Face label.
UK band Duds releasing debut LP on Castle Face (listen to “Elastic Feel”)
Manchester quartet Duds' wiry, clattering sound draws comparisons to postpunk upstarts The Fire Engines and Joseph K, and they bring a real urgency to their music. The band's new album, Of A Nature or Degree, will be out September 22 via Castle Face...
Dream Machine said shitty stuff, dropped from John Dwyer’s label
"Castle Face does not agree with the statements on ICE, immigration, feminism, and sexual assault and they are in no way representative of Castle Face or the other artists on the label."