Northside Fest adds Destruction Unit, Julia Holter, Martin Rev/Craig Leon, more
tix on sale: Flaming Lips, Patti Smith, Cyndi Lauper, Mayhem, Damned, more
Many NYC shows going on sale today.
Japanese punks The Slowmotions making NYC debut with Cheena & more
Tokyo punks The Slowmotions have made it over to the US in the past for Chaos In Tejas, but they've never actually played NYC...
Cheena shares video for “Stupor;” Pharmakon playing Trans Pecos
Underground punk supergroup Cheena are getting closer to the release of their . They just played NYC with GØGGS, and they also recently shared a second song from that LP...
GØGGS (Ty Segall, Ex-Cult) expand tour, add 2nd NYC show
They already had a Rough Trade NYC show with Cheena and Surfbort, and now they added a Baby's All Right show with Babes.
Cheena (mem. Pharmakon, Crazy Spirit, Hank Wood) prepping debut LP, share “Car”
Brooklyn punks Cheena are prepping their first LP after releasing a handful of singles and playing a handful of shows. Featuring members of Pharmakon, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, and Crazy Spirit, Cheena will release Spend The Night With… on August 5 via Sacred Bones...
Savoy Motel (Cheap Time, Heavy Cream) signed to What’s Your Rupture, reissuing debut 7″ (listen), touring
Members of two Nashville garage punk acts make up this drum-machine-fueled, glammy post-punk quartet.
Institute playing Northside show w/ Cheena & more before European tour
Austin post-punks Institute, who put out their debut LP last year, have released details of the Northside show that we mentioned they'd be playing. They'll be at Palisades on June 9, and they'll be joined by Sacred Bones labelmates Cheena (whose lineup includes Pharmakon and members of other cool local punk bands), along with Nandas Haram...
Berserktown III lineup (Psychic TV, Ana Curra plays Paralisis Permanente, Powell, D Unit, Brainbombs, Gorilla Angreb, more)
Berserktown is an annual festival that goes down in LA that's more interested in booking challenging music than big names (like for example, Destruction Unit and Thee Oh Sees were headliners last year). It returns for its third year from August 12-14 at the Teragram Ballroom and includes Psychic TV performing their 1982 album Force The Hand Of Change in full with guests, Ana Curra performing a set of music from her short-lived goth band Paralisis Permanente (who existed from 1981-1983), veteran UK DJ Powell, repeat offenders Destruction Unit (billed as "Destruction Unit + Friends"), the first-ever US show from long-running Swedish noise rockers Brainbombs, Danish punks Gorilla Angreb (who initially broke up in 2007), Hank Wood + the Hammerheads...