GUITAR WORLD: Dead Kennedys’ East Bay Ray: “Tape delay used to be like a galloping horse you were trying to hold onto. Now, all the horses are very well trained and in a box”

SOURCE By Greg Prato published about 7 hours ago Certainly, one of the greatest punk rock albums of all time was Dead Kennedys’ debut full-length, Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables. And now, the album has been reissued as a newly remixed version by veteran engineer Chris Lord-Alge. Originally formed in 1978 in San Francisco, DK’s core included singer […]

GRIMY GOODS: Stream the imaginatively sensual new single from LYRICS BORN “DIAMOND DOOR” (feat. PRINCESS SHAW)

SOURCE Revolutionary MC Lyrics Born has returned with a new single and video for “Diamond Door,” teaming up with Princess Shaw for an elatedly funky track. Over the lush twinkle of acoustic riffs and upbeat drums the duo playfully and creatively allude to the song’s thinly veiled subject (i.e. pleasuring the one you love under the covers). Doused in Lyrics Born’s […]

SETLIST.FM: Marquee Memories: The Wrecks

SOURCE In a few short weeks The Wrecks will embark on a headlining tour, hoping to impress some live music memories upon their fans – maybe even some associated with their newest album, Sonder. But before the meeting and greeting and grand sing alongs commence, we caught up with frontman Nick Anderson to talk about […]

BROOKLYN VEGAN: The Church are back with new single “The Hypnogogue” (watch the video)

by Bill Pearis Published: August 29, 2022   Australian psychedelic alt-rock greats The Church were on tour in the US this spring surrounding their appearance at Pasadena’s Cruel World festival, and their set often included tantalizing new song “The Hypnogogue.” That is now the band’s first new single in five years, a nearly seven-minute epic with a dark, futuristic theme. “I don’t […]

SALON: R.E.M.’s “Chronic Town” EP at 40: An underground rock release full of mystery and magic

By ANNIE ZALESKI   n August 24, 1982, R.E.M. released their debut EP, “Chronic Town.” Even today, it’s difficult to categorize the five-song release: Bookended by the ringing, yearning “Wolves, Lower” and the rhythm-heavy “Stumble,” the EP turned underground rock on its head, adding equal parts delicacy and tenacity to the music. “Chronic Town” … turned underground rock on its head, […]

VICE: We Watched Gogol Bordello Play a Secret Gig in Ukraine

By Nate Pommer UKRAINE – This was a secret set with a difference: The venue was a sun-roasted slab of pavement; the “stage” was decked out with sandbags and camo netting; the backing band were all military; most of the audience wore body armour; the location of the gig itself strictly classified. But this was the backdrop […]