Ohmega Watts causes some ruckus in an elementary school on his latest video, for "Eyes and Ears", off his new album, Watts Happening. The Portland-based MC, producer, and longtime member of the Ubiquity roster disrupts the studious endeavors of many an elementary-school kid, and led by three dudes with cardboard eyes and ears, proceeds to usher everyone into a talent show. Read more »
Pinback's Terrin Durfey has passed away after a longtime battle with cancer.
The multi-instrumentalist was kept from touring with the band on its fall tour dates due to a relapse in his condition. A fundraiser was set up to offset his medical costs. Contributions can still be made at terrindurfeyfundraiser.org and myspace.com/terrindurfeyfoundation. Read more »
Remember a couple of years ago, when it seemed like every time you opened a web browser there was an announcement that Asobi Seksu had added more dates to its never-ending tour? The atmospheric rockers don't have quite an extensive road trip this time around (yet), but the band has announced both a new album and a handful of show dates.
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Femme fatale and absolute guitar wizard Marnie Stern has announced more tour dates for the fall, in addition to the previously announced batch with Gang Gang Dance. She'll be showcasing songs from her elaborately named sophomore album and showing off those shred skills through the end of November.
11/03 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle*
11/04 Minneapolis, MN - 7th St Entry*
11/05 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall*
11/07 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge*
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Deerhunter's latest album, Microcastle may have only come out today, but Bradford Cox just put a couple more Atlas Sound tracks on his blog, only further confirming our suspicions that he doesn't, in fact, sleep and must stay up all night, every night, writing music.
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