Tag Archives: Burial

Thursday Music News

Grant Hart, drummer , songwriter, and co-lead singer for the influential rock band Hüsker Dü, has died. He was 56 years old. The cause of death has not been announced, but he had reportedly been fighting cancer. Bob Mould confirmed the news via Facebook. The Minneapolis band was formed in 1979 by Hart, Mould, and bassistRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Goo Goo

DJ Goo Goo is the alias of Travis Ritter, a Seattle-based record collector, DJ, writer, graphic designer, and the founder/curator behind Aesthetic Mess, a monthly showcase that happens every second Wednesday at Timbre Room, featuring local post-punk and electronic live acts and guest DJs. Ever since moving to the Pacific Northwest from Houston, Texas inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Barely a year away from the release of her sixth album Short Movie, UK singer/songwriter Laura Marling has announced a new album, Semper Femina, due out March 10th on her own label, More Alarming Records (via Kobalt Music Recordings). Via a press release, she elaborates: “I started out writing Semper Femina as if a manRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy National Pet Day

Snuggle your fur babies close: it’s National Pet Day, a celebration founded in 2006 “to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues all around the globe.” You can celebrate by adopting aRead more…

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Fish in the Percolator: A Birthday Video Roundup for David Lynch

The owls may not be what they seem, but neither does David Lynch. As a director, writer, musician, actor, artist, even furniture designer, he truly does it all. It’s no surprise that his surrealistic influence extends to the music world, so on today, his 69th birthday, KEXP pays tribute to Lynch with a roundup ofRead more…

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New Music: Burial – Truant/Rough Sleeper EP

British dubstep and electronic pioneer Burial gives us a new offering this week with is second ep of the year. Truant/Rough Sleeper is 24 minutes of dark, cloudy dreamscape bliss. More wandering and sporadic than his Kindred EP released in March, the two tracks serve as two sides to a coin. Appropriately filling two sidesRead more…

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn dream-rockers DIIV made their network television debut on Letterman last night. Zachary Cole Smith & Co. played a frantic rendition of “Doused,” the penultimate track on their outstanding debut album, Oshin. Watch the “fantastic” Letterman performance below.

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast have announced a new album, entitled The Only Place, and it is slated for a May 15th release on Mexican Summer Records. In sharp contrast to her first record, Bethany Cosentino calls this one “grown up” and “seriously emo”, according to Pitchfork. The band also announced a Spring tour, including a stop atRead more…

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Album Review: 5: Years of Hyperdub

In a world breathing and bleeding technology, it’s brain-boggling that electronic subgenre dubstep has only just emerged from its underground bunker in the past five years to see but the faintest mainstream light. Thanks to help of Dr. Steve Goodman (a.k.a. Kode9) and his 2004 London-based record label Hyperdub, dubstep is no longer limited toRead more…

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