Tag Archives: PopMatters

Premiere: San Diego’s THOSE DARN GNOMES Up the Weirdness Game With “Birds” – PopMatters

“A collision of avant-garde jazz, the wild, wooly experiments of composer Harry Partch, Beatnik poetry, shattered noise, shards of black box theater, the sinister weirdness lurking behind the childlike chaos of The Muppet Show. Somewhere in there are moments of … Continue reading

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THOSE DARN GNOMES: PopMatters Premieres “Birds” As Calling Whitetails To A Tuned Bow Nears Release Via Nefarious Industries; West Coast Tour With Fuck Your Birthday Begins This Week – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Anita Martinez] As Nefarious Industries prepares to release Calling Whitetails To A Tuned Bow, the album from San Diego’s THOSE DARN GNOMES, PopMatters has unveiled the lead track, “Birds,” offering the first dose of the album to the public. The … Continue reading

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Review: WALKING BOMBS & GRIDFAILURE, Suicide by Citizenship (Nefarious Industries, 2019) – No Echo

“Four out of eight songs in and the main note I want to present is that while there may not be clear cut connections between every song, this record seems to have a natural cohesion in how it is sequenced … Continue reading

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WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE: No Echo Premieres “Bleeding Out” Featuring Mike Score From All Out War; Suicide By Citizenship Collaboration Nears Release Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

Hudson Valley, New York solo outfits WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE are preparing to release their fully collaborative musical experiment, Suicide By Citizenship, through Nefarious Industries later this month. No Echo is now streaming the album’s closing song, “Bleeding Out,” which features guest vocals from Mike … Continue reading

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WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE Create Unlikely Alliance, Issue “Supply and Demand of the American Soul” (premiere) – PopMatters

“WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE, two of the most abrasive, unholy entities to emerge from New York’s Hudson Valley, have teamed up for a new musical experiment, Suicide By Citizenship […] This is the arrival of a new weird, something that … Continue reading

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WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE: PopMatters Debuts “Supply And Demand Of The American Soul” + CD Preorders Posted; Suicide By Citizenship Features Members Of Kylesa, Tad, All Out War, Built To Spill, And More – Earsplit Compound

Hudson Valley, New York solo outfits WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE are preparing to release their diverse, fully collaborative musical experiment, Suicide By Citizenship, through Nefarious Industries in late April. With the record nearing release, the new single “Supply And Demand Of The American Soul” has … Continue reading

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ZVI: Two-Song Single Including Portishead Cover Streaming Exclusively At PopMatters Ahead Of Friday’s Release Through Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Justina Villanueva] New York City’s ZVI – the eclectic solo project of Ron Varod from Kayo Dot, Sabbath Assembly, Psalm Zero, So Is The Tongue, and more – presents a special two-song single through Nefarious Industries. Both new tracks, including … Continue reading

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ZVI Delivers Limited Run New Single, “Dear Pink” and Covers Portishead’s “Undenied” (premiere) – PopMatters

“‘Dear Pink’ builds slowly, moving us from passages that threaten to fade into silence to others that are deeply emotional, cathartic. Guitars buzz and chime, electronic glitches flicker throughout and the percussion provides the faintest heartbeat against an enigmatic vocal … Continue reading

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GLOBELAMP Goes Beyond Stripped-Down for Third LP, ‘Romantic Cancer’ (album stream + interview) – PopMatters

“Drawing up a wide range of influences, GLOBELAMP appeals to fans of “lost” ’60s and ’70s folksingers such as Vashti Bunyan or Judee Sill as well as contemporary artists such as Myrkur and Waxahachie. With added flashes of emo and … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE: PopMatters Premieres Title Track From Tasukete; Second Collaborative Album By New York Solo Outfits Nears Release Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

Tasukete, the second collaborative album from New York solo outfits GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE and the first title from either act to see release under the diverse Nefarious Industries banner, will be set loose upon the public in early October. PopMatters is now streaming the … Continue reading

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