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 [...]

Video Premiere: The Lice’s “Blank Tape on the Radio”

Video Premiere: The Lice’s “Blank Tape on the Radio”

Today, we're thrilled to share the music video for "Blank Tape on the Radio", the Banders single from COUNTERZINE favorites The Lice.   Long Beach "shitgazers" The Lice quickly followed up their April 1st album Hoarder House UFO (check our premiere of single "Serial Killer") with another new track in "Blank Tape on the Radio", a feature song on [...]

Remix Album Premiere: Barbara Morgenstern’s ‘Innocence and Desolation (The Petridisch Rework)’

Remix Album Premiere: Barbara Morgenstern’s ‘Innocence and Desolation (The Petridisch Rework)’

Today, we're thrilled to premiere a new remix album courtesy of COUNTERZINE regular Thor Maillet aka Petridisch, a re-imagining of Barbara Morgenstern's 2018 album Unschuld und Verwüstung: Innocence and Desolation (The Petridisch Rework).   One of three Fish Prints releases queued for March 7th's MiniDisc Day along with an expanded reissue of German electropop duo [...]

Video Premiere: Medium Soft’s “I’m Fine, I Lied”

Video Premiere: Medium Soft’s “I’m Fine, I Lied”

Today, we're excited to premiere the new music video from English yacht pop/soft music singer-songwriter Medium Soft, "I'm Fine, I Lied". Living in the slums, Medium Soft's music is all about escapism, drifting away to a more comfortable, peaceful, almost luxurious place using the modest means of a toy nylon string guitar, some light percussion, [...]

Gabriel Bernini Shares “Science Rat”, Talks Upcoming Album ‘Sweeties’, His Friend Making Him a Personalized Album

Gabriel Bernini Shares “Science Rat”, Talks Upcoming Album ‘Sweeties’, His Friend Making Him a Personalized Album

Gabriel Bernini is an LA-based singer-songwriter/power pop musician and Under the Counter alumni who's received coverage from Ghettoblaster, If It's Too Loud, The Music Mermaid, and B-Sides and Badlands. We asked Gabe about his upcoming album 'Sweeties' on Dadstache Records, his favorite artists, his musical history, his background in comedy, and more. We're also fortunate [...]

Video Premiere: Petridisch’s ‘Delphinium Event’

Video Premiere: Petridisch’s ‘Delphinium Event’

Tonight, we're excited to premiere the visual album for Delphinium Event, the latest ambient EP from experimental artist and COUNTERZINE regular Petridisch.     The third in a series of 'events', following Blue Event on Infinite Sync Studios, later reissued on Petridisch's own label Fish Prints (which Petridisch kindly broke down for us last year), and Malaise Event on Houdini Mansions, Delphinium [...]

Video Premiere: Red Pants’ “Humming”

Video Premiere: Red Pants’ “Humming”

We are stoked (yes, stoked) to share with you the music video for "Humming", the latest track from COUNTERZINE favorite lo-fi rocker Red Pants, featuring guillaume AltamirA. Following last year's brilliant Distortion and Snow (which we were also fortunate enough to premiere), DIY enthusiast Jason Lambeth (Red Pants, as well as the owner of Painted Blonde) is [...]