Extra Life

stream Charlie Looker's "Golden Flesh" from new LP ft. 17-piece orchestra

The album was made with a 17-piece orchestra featuring members of Mivos Quartet and ICE, as well as sopranos Daisy Press and Megan Schubert, all of whom will be with Charlie for his special hometown release show this week.

Voice Coils releasing a new EP, celebrating at Roulette with Nat Baldwin (stream two tracks)

Voice Coils, who we profiled last year, are releasing a new EP, Heaven’s Sense, on June 30 via Shatter Your Leaves. Voice Coils is the progressive-leaning collective led by former Roomrunner member Sam Garrett, and also featuring Mitski and members of Extra Life, Porches, Couch Slut

Geryon, Gates (Toronto), Oneirogen & New Firmament playing IO-presented NYC show this week

Oneiorgen at IO show in August (more by Greg Cristman)

Two quality NYC bands, Geryon and Oneirogen will team up this week for an Invisible Oranges-presented show in their hometown which also includes New Firmament (ex-Extra Life) and Toronto’s Gates (not to be confused with NJ’s Gat

Voice Coils = prog metal from mems of Mitski, Roomrunner, Extra Life, Porches & more, playing 7" release show at DbA

You may be familiar with Brooklyn singer/songwriter Mitski, who mostly makes twee-ish indie pop, but she’s now also fronting a metallic prog band called Voice Coils, which is primarily the brain child of former Roomrunner member Sam Garrett, and also features current and former members of Extra Life, Cellular Chaos, Epistasis, Porches, Skeletons, Feast of the Epiphany and Couch S

Extra Life Disbands, Announces Final Show

Extra Life at Webster Hall in 2010 (more by Sarahana)

Experimental Brooklyn trio Extra Life have decided to call it quits after four years of releasing music…

Tyondai Braxton has new musical projects, playing live (dates)

Tyondai Braxton at ATP NYC 2012 (more by David Andrako)

Ex-Battles frontman Tyondai Braxton will present his new multimedia project, HIVE, in NYC at the Guggenheim Museum on March 21 as part of the museum’s Works & Process

watch last night's entire Bad Brains tribute concert w/ John Joseph, Kyp Malone, Vernon Reid, and even H.R. (video)

Last night’s Rock for Light benefit featured a rotating cast of musicians who all sat in on Bad Brains songs at Bowery Electric. The show, part of a benefit to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy (as well as Amnesty International), featured Bad Brains frontman H

Zs ready 10th Anniversary boxset (streams), schedule release party at 285 Kent

The new lineup of Zs: Patrick Higgins, Sam Hillmer, Greg Fox

Zs celebrate their 10th anniversary with the new box set The Complete Sextet Works: 2002 – 2007, which is out September 13 via Northern Spy (preorder)…

Joan of Arc playing Swerp Mansion on Friday; book Tim Kinsella in your living room

Tim Kinsella @ Metro last week (more by Zach Pollack)

Tim Kinsella‘s Joan of Arc are slated to play the DIY house Swerp Mansion on Friday night (7/27) with support from Extra Life, Cool Memories, and Oshwa

The You Are Here Festival (aka The Maze) is coming to Secret Project Robot

Some of you may remember art installation The Maze which took over Death by Audio back in Fall 2009 and at at Chashama’s Visual Arts Space in 2009…

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