As space travelers already know, Dan Higgs, mystic guru of the psych-punk legends Lungfish, joined The Skull Defekts to provide heavily bearded vocals for their most recent tour. Fellow Lungfish member Asa Osborne opened many of the shows with his ecstatic Casio-drone solo project, Zomes. But the magic didn't stop there! The two Dischord vets [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Thrill Jockey’
When Brooklyn-based black metal outfit Liturgy signed to indie label Thrill Jockey last week, Stereogum scribe and metal expert Brandon Stosuy posted a philosophical pondering on his Twitter account:
What's this mean for black metal, black metallists?
Perhaps the best response came from renowned freelance music journalist Christopher Weingarten. The master of Twitter-based music criticism responded:
Dudes dress [...]
Baltimore's Ponytail made it onto a lot of critics' year-end lists before calling it quits last August. The spazzy quartet played the biggest summer festivals and won the hearts of brightly colored art-school kids at home and abroad over the course of its too-short existence. Naturally, upon the band's demise, ultra-inventive guitarist Dustin Wong set [...]
A round-up of recently released vinyl records by D.C.-based labels and bands
Mingering Mike & The Big D: "There's Nothing Wrong With You Baby Pts. 1&2"
The first ever vinyl release from enigmatic D.C. soul musician/artist Mingering Mike. Originally put to tape by Mike and his cousin, Big D, in a bedroom, "There's Nothing Wrong With You [...]
We really like Mi Ami. Arts Desk contributer Aaron Leitko really really likes Mi Ami. So it's a good thing, then, that the noisy, experimental San Francisco group—which includes two D.C. ex-pats, former Black Eyes members Daniel Martin-McCormick and Jacob Long—will release its sophomore album, Steal Your Face, on April 13 on Thrill Jockey. The [...]
Baltimore's Double Dagger will be playing an in-store at Crooked Beat today at 7 p.m. The show is free. Expect it to be loud as hell. Double Dagger recently released its stunning third LP, More, on Thrill Jockey. We hope the Adams Morgan record shop has insurance; the band's sound is all sharp elbows, pointed [...]