Author Archives: Michael Beswetherick

Live Review: Cool like Satomi, Deerhoof Destroys The Vera 9/28

Many have argued that Deerhoof is objectively the best band in the world. Yeah, that’s probably a bit hyperbolic, but ath the Vera Project last week, Deerhoof made that radical claim seem like an understatement. Coming off of their new record, Breakup Song, Deerhoof seems to be just as on their game as they everRead more...

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Monday Music News

The new documentary about LCD Soundsystem has been getting insanely positive reviews. It’s playing at SxSW this week and we have a clip of it below - be wary of the awesomeness. In March of 2010, Animal Collective and Danny Perez put together a massive multi-meida performance at The Guggenheim in New York. It willRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Great news for your Wednesday! There’s a new Beach House track and it is incredible. It’s a glimpse of the forthcoming album, Bloom, due this Spring on Sub Pop. Listen now to “Myth,” which started streaming from their website this morning, right here:

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Monday Music News

Following up their recent Grammy win, Bon Iver just released a new video for their latest single, “Towers.” Once again, frontman Justin Vernon worked with Nabil Elderkin, who also directed Bon Iver’s Icelanderiffic “Holocene” video. Check out the new video now: Speaking of Iceland, the country’s premier music festival, Iceland Airwaves, has announced the firstRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Christopher Reimer of the Jagjaguwar band Women passed away in his sleep. The cause of death is unknown. He was 26. His sister has created a memorial website in his honor. Check out Death Cab for Cutie performing for a bunch of middle aged people at The Brooklyn Museum. Death Cab will play the ParamountRead more...

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President’s Day Music News

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Review: Twin Sister, Ava Luna, & Lemolo at The Vera Project

It’s not often that that The Vera Project puts on a show like it did the other night - but when it does, it can’t be missed. Accompanied by Seattle’s Lemolo, Brooklyn bands Twin Sister and Ava Luna played two of the more captivating and strange sets I’ve seen in a while. What happened atRead more...

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Monday Music News

For those mourning the death of Whitney Houston, here is Girls covering “I Will Always Love You.”

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EMP’s Sound Off! preview

Sound Off!

Responsible for showing the world The Globes, Brite Futures, The Lonely Forest, and many other KEXP favorites, EMP’s Sound Off! competition is a must know – especially if you live in the PNW. Now in its eleventh year, Sound Off! is an underage “battle of the bands” of sorts. Selecting some of the most promisingRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Sigur Rós has emerged from hibernation and will play their first show since 2008 at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in the UK. They’ve announced that there will be more tour dates via their web site. Besides appearing at Sasquatch this year, Explosions in the Sky have announced other US tour dates. Check themRead more...

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