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Hydra Head Doesn’t Hate the Austerity Program
Hydra Head Doesn’t Hate the Austerity Program
"Can we get a volunteer to start our drum machine?" Justin Foley asked Friday night at Brooklyn, N.Y.'s Union Pool. Unlike many other humans I've come across, Foley and bassist Thad Calabrese don't have to try to hard to be funny. Since their enlistment in the Hydra Head army in 2003, they've put out some of the most unconventional press releases this writer has ever seen...
Howl, ‘Jezebel’ and ‘Asherah’ — New Songs
Howl, ‘Jezebel’ and ‘Asherah’ — New Songs
Howl's 'Full of Hell' is one of the most anticipated album releases from the Relapse roster this year, and the Providence, R.I. metal act just debuted the first tracks from it on their MySpace page. 'Jezebel' and its intro piece, 'Asherah,' are just a taste of the record, which was recorded at Machine With Magnets studios (Battles, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Lightning Bolt, Daughters) in December
An Albatross Play Show With Famed Producer Wharton Tiers
An Albatross Play Show With Famed Producer Wharton Tiers
"Are the vocals loud enough?" producer and musician Wharton Tiers -- whose roster includes An Albatross, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr. and Helmet -- asked the Knitting Factory crowd on Jan. 31. He was being funny. The ensemble consisted of eight people, but not one person made a peep with their mouths (I guess the saxophonist did, but you catch the drift)...
Daughters Down Two Members After ‘Big Falling Out’
Daughters Down Two Members After ‘Big Falling Out’
Things are rough these days for the dudes in Daughters. This, according to Alexis Marshall -- better known to fans of the Providence, R.I. chaos specialists as Lex -- the band's inscrutable frontman. He claims that, back in August, just a few months after Daughters wrapped the recording of their forthcoming eponymous LP, the band had a "big falling out," and that only he and drummer Jon
Baroness’ John Baizley Finds a Balance in Art and Music
Baroness’ John Baizley Finds a Balance in Art and Music
The Quietus is the sort of pop culture meta-rag that writes about what its staff finds particularly worthwhile, so it's no surprise that they recently interviewed John Baizley of Baroness about his artwork. With their latest release, 'Blue Record,' just out on Relapse Records, singer/guitarist Baizley is in a good place to promote his visually creative side, too...