Spoon Announce New Reissue Series ‘Slay On Cue’

Last year, the indie rock veterans Spoon delivered their first greatest hits compilation called Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon. It included a new single called “No Bullets Spent” and also sparked the band digging through the archives, releasing a handful of demos and rarities. And now, they’re reissuing much of their back … More Spoon Announce New Reissue Series ‘Slay On Cue’

Aweful Kanawful & His Rubber Husband’s Band Meld Their Classic DIY Style with Higher Fidelity on Their Latest LP ‘Much Much Nice’

When Austin Lake first formed Aweful Kanawful, not only did he have a liking for Evel Knievel, but he built his reputation as a bedroom virtuoso and creative genius — splitting genres and crafting jagged punk riffage on earlier lo-fi gems like Pharaoh’s Lonely Ego and Brave As Hits. Then as Lake’s ambitions grew, he … More Aweful Kanawful & His Rubber Husband’s Band Meld Their Classic DIY Style with Higher Fidelity on Their Latest LP ‘Much Much Nice’

How Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’ Became an Unusual Masterpiece

An in-depth look at one of the strangest, but most innovative rock ‘n’ roll albums of all time.  “A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag Is fast and bulbous, got me?” Captain Beefheart’s acclaimed 1969 double LP Trout Mask Replica isn’t as good as some might think. Regardless of it being ahead of its … More How Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’ Became an Unusual Masterpiece

Parquet Courts Announce New Album Due For May

Second generation post-punk revivalists, Parquet Courts recently announced the release of their sixth studio album, Wide Awake!, out May 18 through Rough Trade Records. On the upcoming album, the band surprisingly collaborated with producer, Danger Mouse. Parquet Courts frontman, Andrew Savage, said “I liked that it didn’t make sense.” Since Danger Mouse is more of … More Parquet Courts Announce New Album Due For May