Album Premiere/Review: Unicorns at Heart’s ‘Aurora’

Album Premiere/Review: Unicorns at Heart’s ‘Aurora’

Unicorns at Heart Aurora (Z Tapes) Today, we’re thrilled to premiere Aurora, the new album on Z Tapes from lo-fi rockers Unicorns at Heart. Our own introduction to California's Unicorns at Heart was with the 2019 single "Yr Mind", which finds itself on Aurora among nine other tracks, approximately half previous singles and compilation tracks and [...]

Track Premiere: Joyer’s “Blistered”

Track Premiere: Joyer’s “Blistered”

Today, we're excited to share "Blistered", the newest single from slowcore duo Joyer. Since last year's excellent Peeled, brothers Nick & Shane Sullivan have kept busy with their organization of and involvement in a number of benefit compilations such as Baklava's Bernie 2020 compilation, a Silver Jews cover comp in benefit of Shatterproof, an Alex G [...]

Album Premiere/Review: Cardinality’s s/t

Album Premiere/Review: Cardinality’s s/t

Cardinality s/t (Grimalkin Records) Today, we're honored to share Cardinality, the debut LP from the newly formed duo of RVA artist Ty Sorrell and singer AG Himself. Spirituality, soul, and connection are at the forefront of Cardinality's first outing, which will likely stand as little surprise to those familiar with the past work of Ty [...]

Video Premiere: Axebreaker’s “The Death Cult”

Video Premiere: Axebreaker’s “The Death Cult”

Today, we’re thrilled to premiere "The Death Cult", the new video from Baltimore-based power electronics artist Axebreaker.   Perhaps best known for his work as part of both Locrian and The Holy Circle, Terence Hannum records solo as Axebreaker: an explicitly anti-fascist power electronics project whose message grows more potent and relevant by the day [...]

Video Premiere: R.E. Seraphin’s “Leave Me in the Tide”

Video Premiere: R.E. Seraphin’s “Leave Me in the Tide”

Today, we’re excited to share "Leave Me in the Tide", the newest music video from Californian power pop artist R.E. Seraphin's recent EP, A Room Forever.   After releasing his debut solo album Tiny Shapes to critical acclaim this past March, ex-Talkies frontman R.E. Seraphin has quickly followed up that effort with A Room Forever, a set [...]

Track/Video Premiere: Quinton Barnes’ “How I Feel”

Track/Video Premiere: Quinton Barnes’ “How I Feel”

Today, we're thrilled to share the latest single and music video from Canadian experimental R&B songwriter and producer Quinton Barnes, "How I Feel".   Despite the year's circumstances, 2020, at least artistically, has been quite the year for Grimalkin collective member Quinton Barnes. Between the critically acclaimed AARUPA (which we premiered earlier this year and was [...]

Album Premiere/Review: LIT. MAJOR’s ‘Generosity’

Album Premiere/Review: LIT. MAJOR’s ‘Generosity’

LIT. MAJOR Generosity (Community Radio Tapes) Today, we're excited to premiere the newest album from Connecticut-based singer-songwriter LIT. MAJOR, Generosity. The third album released under the LIT. MAJOR moniker, Generosity is pitched simply as "an album of new songs written & recorded in isolation during the spring of 2020", which might seem innocuous enough if you were reading [...]

Track Premiere: Osees’ “Blood on Your Boots”

Track Premiere: Osees’ “Blood on Your Boots”

Today, we're honored to premiere the latest single from prolific California rock band Osees, "Blood on Your Boots".   First off, yes: Osees are the same John Dwyer-led outfit kinda first known as OCS in the early 2000's, then 'officially' first Ohsees, then The Oh Sees, most famously afterwards Thee Oh Sees, (maybe still?) currently [...]

Album Premiere/Review: Internet Death’s ‘Not Your Dog!’

Album Premiere/Review: Internet Death’s ‘Not Your Dog!’

Internet Death Not Your Dog! (MUZAI Records) Today, we're honored to premiere Not Your Dog!, the upcoming album from Christchurch digital hardcore artist Internet Death. Last year's Mega Sony Death Kill!, the debut effort from the now 16-year-old New Zealander Finlay Anderson, was the work of someone who was absolutely pissed, though not without apt reason. Anderson [...]

Album Premiere: ‘The Blackwashing’

Album Premiere: ‘The Blackwashing’

Today, on Juneteenth, the day of emancipation, we bring to you The Blackwashing, an eclectic assortment of 24 tracks from some of the best and brightest black underground artists going today. Conceptualized and spearheaded by mynameisblueskye and his new label ASAS in partnership with staple independent label Z Tapes and ourselves, The Blackwashing was coined as [...]