2018 02 20 Jimmy Chamberlin Complex Live at the Blue Whale

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Second of two amazing sets that night promoting the Parable album.
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Video Premiere: Lung - "Butcher"
"I wanted to create images that reflected the hilarity of being human, with a bit of the grotesque edges of it thrown in there as well." - Lung
New BUSDRIVER

  
Electricity is on our Side, by BUSDRIVER
Drawing from memory and community roots, the 10th album from rap innovator BUSDRIVER plays out like an ode to modern folk art via the act’s characteristically warped take on the world’s leading pop music: hiphop. Homespun and bursting with intention, “electricity is on our side” argues that the quintessential underground hiphop album is in fact the high art of the day.// Electronic musics, jazz, hiphop and writing are once again minced into a unique configuration(underground social music) to achieve the aesthetic ends and messaging harnessed by the legendary BUSDRIVER. Releases July 1, 2018
  
Collections Of Colonies Of Bees – "Ruins" | Stereogum
Their upcoming album, HAWAII, will be their first in almost four years. They'll also be touring with Sylvan Esso, whose Nick Sanborn was once a Collections member, when album comes out in July.  Collections Of Colonies Of Bees was previously primarily an instrumental outfit, but HAWAII's lead single "Ruins" sees them teaming up with folk singer and fellow Wisconsinite Marielle Allschwang for a winding six-minute serenade.
  

Childish Gambino - This Is America (Official Video)
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Sadie Dupuis On 'Twerp Verse' And The Return Of Speedy Ortiz: Interview
Like many of us, Sadie Dupuis thought Hillary was going to win. Sure, her mother Diane would sometimes tell her about the plethora of Trump signs throughout the small Connecticut town where she lives. There's still one on the barn near her place. But when Dupuis took to the former Total Request Live stage on election night, she was completely confident it was all going to be fine.
  
PUNK KID

  

Joan Of Arc - Punk Kid (Official Video)
by Joyful Noise Recordings on YouTube
  
Surprise: Sleep’s Dopesmoker Follow-Up Is Out Tomorrow, 4/20
Sleep love weed. The cover art for the stoner metal pioneers' second album, Holy Mountain, was based around a marijuana leaf. Their last album, Dopesmoker, consisted entirely of one hour-long song about smoking weed. There's a dedicated "Cannabis use" section on their Wikipedia page. And tomorrow, Sleep are celebrating 4/20, the international stoner holiday, by releasing their first album in over a decade. Surprise! The long-awaited follow-up to Dopesmoker (and their first new material since their 2014 Adult Swim single "The Clarity") is called The Sciences, and the band are releasing it on Jack White's Third Man Records. It includes a song called "Marijuanaut's Theme," because of course it does. Find the full tracklist and a list of Sleep's upcoming tour dates below. TRACKLIST: 01 "The Sciences" 02 "Marijuanaut's Theme" 03 "Sonic Titan" 04 "Antarcticans Thawed" 05 "Giza Butler" 06 "The Botanist" TOUR DATES: 05/15 Paris, France @ LE TRABENDO (PARC DE LA VILLETTE) 05/16 Bonn Düdingen,
  
"Frame & Canvas" turns twenty this year!

Braid’s ‘Frame & Canvas’ Was Too Ahead of Its Time for Its Own Good
On the band’s 1998 album, Bob Nanna and company created a template that ended up being a test run for emo’s mainstream breakout.
JOAN OF ARC

  
A new Joan of Arc album is due out in a couple of months.

1984, by Joan of Arc
9 track album releases June 1, 2018
  
Tancred Announces 'Nightstand' With Introspective And Poppy Single | NPR
Jess Abbott can write a booming melody that cuts through a wash of guitars. Hear the extremely catchy "Reviews" from Nightstand, out June 1.
  
This is out today.

Minor Tantrums, by Lifted Bells

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10 track album
  
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Hear The First Track From The Messthetics' Debut, Featuring Fugazi's Rhythm Section

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Fugazi's Brendan Canty and Joe Lally have combined with D.C. guitarist Anthony Pirog for a power trio with an eye towards punk reinvention.
  
You can now hear the rest...

First Listen: The Messthetics, 'The Messthetics'
The debut from guitarist Anthony Pirog and Fugazi's rhythm section pushes and pulls through a compelling conversation between aggression and meditation.
  
The new(ish) Rainer Maria is good.

S/T, by Rainer Maria
9 track album