The Hazy Seas Set to Release Debut LP, Talk Recording on 8-Track and Letting the Cards Fall

The Hazy Seas Set to Release Debut LP, Talk Recording on 8-Track and Letting the Cards Fall

The Hazy Seas are a Chicago jangle pop/post-punk band who've been covered by the likes of Austin Town Hall, Janglepophub, and Obscure Sound. Gearing up for the release of their debut album, we asked them about their recording process, expectations, influences, touring future, and more.   COUNTERZINE: How are you today?   The Hazy Seas: [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: Von Hayes’ ‘Moderate Rock’

Album Auto-nalysis: Von Hayes’ ‘Moderate Rock’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track, to provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For this edition, we asked Drew and Peter of Philadelphia lo-fi power pop band Von Hayes to detail their [...]

WIVES’ Jay Beach Talks Upcoming Album ‘So Removed’, Influences, Absinthe in Paris

WIVES’ Jay Beach Talks Upcoming Album ‘So Removed’, Influences, Absinthe in Paris

WIVES are a New York-based post-punk band who have been covered by the likes of KEXP, NPR, and The 405. We asked frontman Jay Beach about their upcoming album ‘So Removed’ on City Slang, how WIVES came to be, influences, getting "blitzed" on absinthe in Paris, and more.   COUNTERZINE: How are you today?   Jay Beach: Very [...]

RyneShyne Session: Short Panic

RyneShyne Session: Short Panic

Hey! I’m Ryne, and I run/operate my own music session program & website ryneshyne.club in Lowell, MI. I work closely with lowellradio.org (WRWW) and LowellArts to book shows and events in addition to opening my own spaces Kargl Studios and Upstairs, Man Studios for filming. This is our third music session series which we filmed in my room for a [...]

Pamcy Talks New Album ‘BINIBINI’, Filipino Dishes, Empowering Female Artists

Pamcy Talks New Album ‘BINIBINI’, Filipino Dishes, Empowering Female Artists

Pamela Fernandez aka Pamcy is a Filipina house artist who has been covered by the likes of Scout and Bandwagon. We asked her about her new album 'BINIBINI' on Healthy Tapes, Filipino food, her relationship with Kurvine Chua and the Genjitsu Stargazing Society, lifting up female and non-binary artists, and more.   COUNTERZINE: How are [...]

RyneShyne Session: Future Misters

RyneShyne Session: Future Misters

Hey! I’m Ryne, and I run/operate my own music session program & website ryneshyne.club in Lowell, MI. I work closely with lowellradio.org (WRWW) and LowellArts to book shows and events in addition to opening my own spaces Kargl Studios and Upstairs, Man Studios for filming. This is our third music session series which we filmed in my room for a [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: River Gods’ ‘Let Me Live’

Album Auto-nalysis: River Gods’ ‘Let Me Live’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track, to provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For this edition, we asked Shiraz Dhume, Joseph Freeman, and Matt Kranis of indie/power pop band River Gods to [...]

RyneShyne Session: The Be Colony

RyneShyne Session: The Be Colony

Hey! I’m Ryne, and I run/operate my own music session program & website ryneshyne.club in Lowell, MI. I work closely with lowellradio.org (WRWW) and LowellArts to book shows and events in addition to opening my own spaces Kargl Studios and Upstairs, Man Studios for filming. This is an archival session we recorded with The Be Colony last year at Kargl [...]

RyneShyne Session: The Skinny Limbs

RyneShyne Session: The Skinny Limbs

Hey! I'm Ryne, and I run/operate my own music session program & website ryneshyne.club in Lowell, MI. I work closely with lowellradio.org (WRWW) and LowellArts to book shows and events in addition to opening my own spaces Kargl Studios and Upstairs, Man Studios for filming. This is our third music session series which we filmed [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: Birdspotter’s ‘A Garden Everywhere You Go’

Album Auto-nalysis: Birdspotter’s ‘A Garden Everywhere You Go’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track, to provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For this edition, we asked brothers Nick and Chris Gandolfo-Lucia and Sam Shopp of bedroom pop/indie folk project Birdspotter to [...]