Record Store Day 2021 happens across two “Drops“ in June and July, and this year includes exclusive titles from The Ramones, The Clash, John Prine, MF DOOM's first group KMD, Wipers, The Cure, Steely Dan, Beastie Boys, The Replacements, and much more.
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from The Weather Station, TV Priest, John Carpenter, Crack Cloud side project Peace Chord, and a compilation from Athens, GA cult band Oh-OK (ft. Michael Stipe's sister, Lynda).
Bad Books' debut album gets an expanded 10th anniversary reissue today (Built to Spill cover included), and the band talked to us about the music that influenced the album a decade ago, and how it impacted specific songs...
The Milwaukee fest also includes The Weeknd, Spoon, Grizzly Bear, Social Distortion, Pat Benatar, Meat Puppets, Ash, Sugarhill Gang, Jason Isbell, Soccer Mommy, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and much more.
Village club Le Poisson Rouge is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a series of special shows including Thomas Bartlett & Nico Muhly, Olafur Arnarlds, Pere Ubu, Matthew Sweet, Marc Ribot, Vijay Iyer Trio & Mantana Roberts, and more.