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JAPAN IS ABOUT TO GET LOUD - THE SILENCE ON TOUR!

posted July 26th, 2017

Dig it, pals - The Silence are an analog unit, but the weight of their sound is unencumbered - they're also a mobile unit and that means they can, and do, hit the road! Masaki Batoh's group is more than a band, it's an energy passing through your body, starting in your ears and staring into your mind, making a clearing. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth, and let the energy flow through you and into the earth. That's when... (read more)

Artists in this story: Masaki Batoh, The Silence

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DAVID GRUBBS GOES FAR EAST WITH A MISSION!

posted July 21st, 2017

Everybody feels they have a mission - David Grubbs' mission for the last 30 odd years has been to explore and exploit the potential of the guitar and song structure via hardcore, punk, post-punk and post-rock, both solo and with outfits as varied as Squirrel Bait, Bastro, and Gastr Del Sol. Grubbs is constantly moving and a massive collaborator as well; his current mission takes him overseas to Japan, where he's got a string of dates playing solo and in collaboration... (read more)

Artists in this story: Gastr del Sol, David Grubbs

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TRUX BACK 2 EURO SKOOL WITH SHIRTS 4 ALL

posted July 18th, 2017

It was only just a few short weeks ago that Royal Trux duked it out, Pound for Pound-style, with ALL of Europe (and themselves!) on their first "real" tour in ages! Back home and victorious, there's little rest for the champs - they're 'bout to head back for round two, like an extended play. With just a few select dates in the cities that couldn't draw them the first match, Royal Trux will be in tour overdrive, fearing no one - stealing faces where... (read more)

Artists in this story: Royal Trux

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THE PEACERS INTRODUCE THE CRIMSMEN TO THE ROAD

posted July 17th, 2017

Mike Donovan's latest opus is no mere studio project! Just off a set of Euro-dates, The Peacers are introducing Introducing the Crimsmen (their new record) to select audiences on the American road. A few dates up on in the Pac NW with Lavender Flu get it started in mid-August, then in Septo, The Peacers and the Crimsmen alike do the Goner fest and then a Chicago gig with bros from another mofo, Wand. This is the first time this iteration of the band is... (read more)

Artists in this story: Mike Donovan, The Peacers