Purveyors of only the garage-iest of garage rock, Windian Records released two new singles this week. The first is actually a reissue of a classic track by Syracuse rockers The Penetrators—whom both Ian MacKaye and Jem Cohen claim to have seen play at Fort Reno in the late '70s. The A-side, "Gotta Have Her," originally [...]
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Scott Wilson's lyrics are known for their conscience, as evidenced by The Electricutions' 2009 track "Locked Gates/Lonely Roads," a blistering, three-minute indictment of American immigration policy. On its new single "Forgotten City," released Feb. 15 on Windian Records, the band turns its concern to the industrial decline that spans from Western New York to the [...]
Ragers are relative. Describing the new Title Tracks record, a press release from Windian Records in the label's signature caps lock reads: "THE LP'S FIRST SINGLE 'TURN YOUR FACE' DEFINES THE SIMPLISTIC, MODERATE SOUND OF THIS BAND, POUNDING IT OUT IN A DESPERATE CALM."
Desperate calm? Maybe compared to the rest of Windian's punk-as-fuck roster. But [...]
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Every March, South by Southwest corrals the music industry in Austin, Texas. Record labels, publicists, and hip blogs program warring bills throughout the Texas capital’s 200 venues; red-eyed bands cram eight gigs into three days. The taco trucks are superb. Everybody’s there.
But Travis Jackson, the owner and founder of Windian Records, is opting out this year.
D.C.'s favorite party punkers posted the following on their Facebook page yesterday:
THANKS FOR THE GOOD TIME. OVER AND WAY OUT. THE POINTS.
I e-mailed the groups' drummer, Travis Jackson, for confirmation, and he responded:
YEAH, WE BROKE UP. THERE ARE NO PLANS FOR ANOTHER POINTS ALBUM. WE ARE MOVING ON TO OTHER PROJECTS.
More as I hear it, [...]
It's been over a year since David Berman—the slacker-poet with the drawled baritone whose band Silver Jews made some of the best, strangest, and least assuming indie rock of the last two decades—announced he was done making music. Which was and is a bummer. But it's not the subject of this post.
See, for at least [...]
Perhaps you've heard there's a lot of free shit going down this weekend. If you haven't, well, there's a lot of free shit going down this weekend. Most of it revolves around the Kia Soul Collective tour, which has set up shop in a warehouse at 3330 New York Ave. NE, with free parking [...]