HRVRD have announced they'll be releasing their first album under the new voweless moniker. From The Birds Cage will be out February 19th via Equal Vision. That there is the artwork above, peep the tracklisting below. 1. Black Creme 2. Timid Scripts 3. Futurist 4. Flaming Creatures 5. Kids with Fake Guns 6. New Information 7. Cardboard Houses 8. We Never Shut Up About You 9. Old Nature 10. Eva Brücke "On With Disease" (taken from 20092s The [...]
Half Hearted Hero look to kick off the new year proper with their new full-length Whatever . They've launched another new song stream for "River" . Stream it below. Whatever is out January 15th via Animal Style Records
RIYL // Rilo Kiley , Yeah Yeah Yeahs , You Me and Us Here's some really great female-fronted fuzz punk with a slather of lo-fi pop on top from Minneapolis based Prissy Clerks . Their full-length debuted just dropped last week. Pick it up digitally via bandcamp or on 123 blue here Death Wish by Prissy Clerks
David Bazan recently sat down with Nervous Energies to do a 3-song acoustic session ranging from 982s PTL full-length It's Hard to Find a Friend all the way up to his most recent solo effort. It's no coincidence that I've been falling deep into this man's rich catalog. I suggest you do the same
Blink 182 will be releasing their new 5-song Dogs Eating Dogs EP out a week from tomorrow. Stream the new jam "Boxing Day" below
Aesop Rock debuted a new video for the Zavala remix of Skelethon's "Cycles to Gehenna" . I'll be taking every excuse I can get to throw up some more love for this album.
Check out "The Water You Walk" , the b-side to WHY's new 73 single for Waterlines, which was coincidentally just features on my best songs of 2012 list
Another year has come and gone here at the BWC. If you're still here, thanks for reading. I've ran through every single album I've touched during the year and picked out my favorite jams. Enjoy Loma Prieta - "Trilogy 6 'Forgetting'" Now, Now - "Wolf" Freelance Whales - "Aeolus" Bad Books - "It Never Stops" Freedom Fry - "Summer In The City" Waxahatchee - "Be Good" Title Fight - "Secret Society" [...]
Brave Bird will make be releasing their full-length debut Maybe You, No One Else Worth It January 8th via CYLS . The band premiered a new one in "Healthy" today. Stream it below. MORE // 2013 RELEASE NEWS
Midnight Anxiety Productions have put together a nice little documentary over the past month or so featuring a night with the chaotic brilliance of Letlive. . Hit the 3 subsequent clips for an earful of their visceral live show w/ commentary from vocalist Jason Butler. Bankin' on these dudes headlining my best of 2013.
A few weeks back Lydia released their Acoustics EP featuring 5 stripped down songs taken from their Assailants EP and Paint it Golden LP. Today they've launched a full stream. Not usually a fan of these types of releases, but this is really great. Purchase it over at iTunes
Casiotone For The Painfully Alone will release his/their first live album ever next year on February 12th. The compilation will feature tracks from the live set on April 28, 2010 at the Middle East Upstairs in Cambridge, MA. The set was part of a the only tour to include a full six-member band so even if you've heard these songs before you'll likely be able to find something new here. Pre-orders are live. Go pick up yours here and listen to "Cold White Christmas" below: [...]
Pianos Become The Teeth and Touché Amoré are teaming up together to release a split first thing next year. The release will see daylight digitally January 8th and physically January 22nd via Deathwish and Topshelf with both bands contributing 1 new song each. Long live the wave. Tracklist Touché Amoré - “Gravity, Metaphorically”, Pianos Become The Teeth - “Hiding” MORE // 2013 RELEASE NEWS
Earl Sweatshirt drops down with the bleak black and white visuals for his new single "Chum" . Don't sleep on it, one of the best tracks released this year.
Balance and Composure will be releasing a split 73 w/ Braid . Team NoSleep continues to bring their a-game into 2013. It'll be out February 26th next year. Pre-orders are live now MORE // 2013 RELEASE NEWS
According to their Facebook Girl Scouts have been sittin' on this track for a year and a half which makes it apparent why their catalog is so frustratingly thin. For now, I'm not complaining. Check out another groove-ridden mathy masterpiece in "Don't Curse In Front of the Boys Goddammit!" below Don't Curse In Front of the Boys Goddammit! by Girl Scouts
Color Film , the new project of legendary Glassjaw frontman Daryl Palumbo have put out another new track from their forthcoming LP Living Arrangements which is due out sometime next year. For now stream "52 Minutes" which throws back to The Smiths glory days MP3 // 52 MINDS
Kevin Devine was joined on stage by Jesse Lacey on stage in Webster Hall this past Saturday celebrating 10 years of Kevin Devine and The Goddamn Band. The ensuing video will shake you in every way imaginable. Can't imagine what it was like for the lucky crowd who got to witness it live.
Had this tune on repeat for a while and got this nice little vignette in my inbox this morning so I figured I'd throw it up. Just as a reminder, Binkin Shapiro & Adam Green will be releasing their debut January 29th, but you can pick up their Fall EP now on iTunes
Local Natives will release their anticipated new album Hummingbird on 1/29. Today they've unleashed their new video for the albums first single in "Breakers"