Author: Dom Vigil

Test of Time is now streaming their new track, “Contingency” exclusively on GlueHC.com. This song appears on the band’s first proper full-length, By Design, which will be available on July 22nd from Bridge Nine Records and is available for pre-order now from B9Store.com. TOUR DATES7/24 Prague, CZ @ Pre-Fluff Fest7/25 Rockycany, CZ @ Fluff Fest7/26 As, BEL @ Vlamrock7/27 Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore7/28 Zweisel, GER @ Jugendcafe7/29 Munich, GER @ Free & Easy Festival7/30 TBA7/31 TBA8/1 Munster, GER @ Baracke8/2 Berlin, GER @ Stateless Society Open Air8/3 Dresden, GER @ Chemiefabrik w/ Bent Life8/4 Budapest, HUN @ A388/5 Novi Sad, SER @ CK138/6 Vienna,…

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Brooklyn synth-pop trio Papertwin will release their forthcoming Vox Humana EP next week, on June 17. The EP is now available to stream in its entirety over at SPIN and on SoundCloud.Papertwin has been playing music together since 2009, formed by Max Decker after narrowly escaping a lucrative career as a landscape painter. After two homespun EPs, the band is set to release their first studio collaboration, Vox Humana.Recorded under the guidance of producer Abe Seiferth (Yeasayer, Eleanor Friedberger, Turing Machine, DFA’s Plantain Studios), and mastered by Joe Laporta (Vampire Weekend, Beach House), Vox Humana escalates the band’s unique brand of synth-pop to new heights. Dreamy, dark, and nostalgically sci-fi, the EP features analog synthesizers, driving…

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will join The New Pornographers on tour this Fall for a full North American run, launching with a two-night run at Seattle’s Showbox and ending at Cat’s Cradle in NC. Days of Abandon, Pains’ third album, was released in May via Yebo in North America and via Fierce Panda in the UK/EU on June 2. The band is currently on tour in Europe. In case you missed it, check out the video for the album’s first single, “Simple and Sure” below.TOUR DATES:10-5-06 Seattle, WA – The Showbox *10-08 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom *10-09 Boise, ID…

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The hyper-chromatic music of Matt Cutler marks him out as a true impressionist; as Lone, he drizzles brightly colored melody through his tracks with all the reflexive skill of a master painter daubing inks and pigment across paper. On Cutler’s fifth Lone album, Reality Testing, released on R&S, he sends notes and chords rippling delicately into space before allowing them to disperse, each oozing beautifully away into the background fabric of the music. Combined with rhythms that ebb and flow, shifting from propulsive club constructions to beatific coastal hip-hop, it’s a sensuous, immersive, heady experience, and easily his most accomplished and…

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Mae is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of their fan-adored album The Everglow with a series of tour dates in early 2015. The Everglow, originally released in 2005, is the band’s highest selling album to date and resulted in seminal Mae songs such as “Suspension,” “Someone Else’s Arms,” and “Anything.” On each of the following listed dates, the band plans to play the album in it’s entirety. The Everglow 10th Anniversary Tour:January 2, 2015 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory – http://spr.tn/tephilJanuary 3, 2015 – Norfolk, VA – The Norva – http://spr.tn/tenorfolkJanuary 7, 2015 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom – http://spr.tn/tenynyIn related news, Mae, in partnership with Spartan Records, has also announced plans to release the fan-coveted…

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Frog Eyes is set to tour North America in support of the physical release of the acclaimed Carey’s Cold Spring. Only a few months ago it appeared that Carey Mercer would not be touring any longer when he was diagnosed with throat cancer. Recently, Mercer was given a clean bill of health and was cleared to begin touring. A full list of dates can be found below. Paper Bag Records will release Carey’s Cold Spring on vinyl and compact disc worldwide on June 17th. The label will also be releasing Carey Mercer’s book called Clouds of Evil, a collection of essays compiled for his son Ivan. Essay titles include:”A Story about the Time…

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The Word Alive’s critically acclaimed new album REAL. is officially available today. The album is available in stores and iTunes, which includes the exclusive bonus track “Pull Us Out Of The Grave.””The day is finally here when people all over the world can hear our new album REAL. We really believe in what we created and I hope you’ll enjoy your copy! See you on Warped Tour at the Monster Energy Stage!” – Telle Smith, Lead VocalsIn anticipation for release day, the band teamed up with Fuse.Tv to stream the new album in its entirety and premiered their powerful new song “Never Forget” with Revolver. The song…

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Rise Against have announced a July 15th release date for their eagerly anticipated seventh studio album The Black Market on Interscope Records. The first single “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore” will be available for digital download and streaming via digital subscription services beginning today. You can watch the band’s lyric video for “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore” below!

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Matt Kivel is now streaming a new song, “Open Road,” over at Noisey. The song features backing vocals and guitar by Jeremy Earl and was co-produced by Jeremy Earl and Jarvis Taveniere of Woods. His new album Days of Being Wild (to be released July 8th) was recorded over the course of six weeks in the summer of 2013 with Paul Oldham in a small detached shed in Los Angeles. The album art features original drawings by Max Markowitz. iTunes Pre-order & Vinyl Pre-orders of Days of Being Wild are available now! TOUR DATES:06/13 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echoplex ^07/13 – Los Angeles, CA – Materials &…

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San Francisco psych-pop duo Painted Palms kick off their Summer tour this week. New York producer and new Carpark signee SAINT PEPSI will join the band from DC to Chicago, and today the band shares his remix of their track “Hypnotic.” Stream the remix over at The FADER.As an added bonus, Painted Palms also share a video of singer Chris Prudhomme interviewing himself titled In The Now. The band describes the video as “a satellite transmission of a television interview that got lost in space and warped over time. As it continues towards infinity they conduct the interview into eternity. All they have is each other.”Painted Palms Tour Dates:6/10…

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