Friday, October 31, 2014

Danny and the Darleans European Tour Starts Tomorrow

Danny and the Darleans - Danny Kroha from The Gories' garage pop project - heads to Europe tomorrow. Tour dates and some awesome tunes below!



11/1 | ES, BENIDORM – FUNTASTIC DRACULA CARNIVAL
11/2 | DE, HAMBURG – MOLOTOW
11/3 | NL, GRONINGEN – VERA
11/4 | BE, KORTRIJK – THE PITS
11/5 | FR, PARIS – LA MECANIQUE ONDULATOIRE
11/6 | FR, LYON – TROCKSON
11/7 | FR, NICE – LE VOLUME
11/8 | IT, LUCCA – SEED
11/10 | IT, BUCINE – SPECTRE
11/11 | IT, ROME – 30 FORMICHE
11/12 | IT, L'AQUILA – IRISH CAFE
11/13 | IT, RAVENNA - BRONSON
11/14 | CH, RORSCHACH – TREPPENHAUS
11/15 | CH, LUGANO – LI
11/16 | CH, LUZERN – SEDEL
11/18 | DE, BERLIN – CRYSTAL CLUB
11/19 | NL, HAARLEM – PATRONAAT
11/20 | BE, ANTWERPEN – KAVKA
11/21 | BE, LIEGE – MAD CAFE
11/22 | NL, UTRECHT – LE GUESS WHO FESTIVAL
11/23 | NL, EINDHOVEN – EFFENAAR


Last Day to Purchase Michael Lynch's Halloween Single!

Today is the last day to purchase Michael Lynch's Halloween single, "Mr. Monster" b/w "Going The Wrong Way". At $2, it's the cheapest trick around.

                                     

You can catch Michael playing bass with the amazing Palmyra Delran this Saturday 11/1 at The Delancey (NYC), with The Above, Stupidity (Sweden) and the GTVs. RSVP HERE!

Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs premiere new horror-themed video for "Brides of Satan"

Happy Halloween! Our Toronto pals Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs bring you this horror-themed video today for your viewing pleasure, for their song "Brides of Satan".

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Mean Jeans/Kepi Ghoulie Maul of America November & December Tour Dates


Mean Jeans will be playing a set and also playing as Kepi's backing band doing the songs of Groovie Ghoulies and more every night. Tour dates below!




Nov 20 Portland @ White Owl Social Club

Nov 21 Seattle @ Black Lodge
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Nov 22 Missoula @ The Palace
Nov 23 Great Falls MT @ Machinery Row 

Nov 24 Fargo @ New Direction 

Nov 25 Minneapolis @ Triple Rock
Nov 26 Green Bay @ Crunchy Frog
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Nov 28 Cleveland @ the happy dog at Euclid tavern

Nov 29 Brooklyn @ Grand Victory
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Nov 30 Philadelphia @ Golden Tea House
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Dec 2 Indianapolis @ The Hi-Fi

Dec 5 SLC @ Diabolical Records

Hidden Volume Records Spooktacular Sale!

Our pals over at Hidden Volume Records are having a Spooktacular sale! From now until November 1st, get 20% off everything at hiddenvolume.com!

Hidden Volume launched about a year ago and has already put out a slew of slaying 45s by bands like The Stents, The Improbables, The Belltowers, The Torments, The Ar-Kaics and more...hot damn!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Woggles Southern California November tour dates + Mighty Manfred sitting in with The Sound Reasons tonight



Good news, Southern Californians! The rafter-shakin' Woggles are playing a couple dates in your neck of the woods next month.

Wednesday 11/19/: The Observatory, Santa Ana, CA w/The Hurricanes, Boss Tides
Thursday 11/20: Alex's Bar, Long Beach CA w/The Ding Dong Devils
Friday 11/21: Til 2, San Diego, CA w/The Rosalyns, The Diddley Daddies
Saturday 11/22: The Redwood, Los Angeles CA w/Two Tens, The Sloths

And, if you're around tonight (Wednesday, October 22nd), The Professor Mighty Manfred is sitting in with The Sound Reasons to lend his caterwauling to their 60s garage rock sounds for a couple of songs. They have a residency this month at Davey Wayne's in Hollywood. Free show!




Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Johnnys, Twin Guns & Paul Collins play a free CMJ show at Niagara this Thursday October 23rd

This Thursday, The Johnnys will be joined by our pals Twin Guns and Paul Collins Beat at Niagara in NYC for CMJ. RSVP HERE. It's free. What more do you want?


Set times are:
8:30 The Johnny's
9:45 Twin Guns
10:45 Paul Collins Beat





And check out Paul Collins' video for "I Need My Rock N Roll" off his new album, Feel The Noise (Alive Records), starring Esther Crow from The Electric Mess (and featuring the full band), and shot partly at one of our favorite dives, Hank's Saloon.

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Love Me Nots US Tour Dates + new LP due out next month

Phoenix's The Love Me Nots are back on the road in support of their sixth album, Sucker, due out next month on Atomic A Go Go Records. You can pre-order it HERE. The first 100 pressings will be on white vinyl. These will be shipped first for as long as they last. (Limit 1 white LP per order.) All pre-orders will include an official embroidered Love Me Nots SUCKER trucker cap. One size. This is a deal, people. Go for the pre-order!

West coast and Northeast tour dates below!


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Here's an oldie but goodie video that we love, for "Move In Tight".

Friday, October 17, 2014

Power pop supergroup The Empty Hearts play Brooklyn tomorrow night

The rumors are true! Elliot Easton (The Cars), Clem Burke (Blondie), Andy Babiuk (The Chesterfield Kings) and Wally Palmer (The Romantics) started a band called The Empty Hearts. And they rule. They've been playing a couple East Coast tour dates to prepare for some dates in Tokyo later this month, and they'll be at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory tomorrow night, Saturday October 18th, with Party Lights opening. 

On Sunday, October 19, they'll be in Cranston, RI, at the Park Theater RIPCA, and then on October 22 and 23 they'll be in Tokyo for Billboard Live Tokyo.

RSVP to the Brooklyn show HERE and buy tickets HERE.

And dig the single, "I Don't Want Your Love (If You Don't Want Me)" from their album HERE!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Nude Beach tour dates + stream their upcoming album

Long Island power-pop kings Nude Beach, who we first saw when they opened for Reigning Sound at Brooklyn Bowl in May, has a bunch of tour dates coming up, starting with a free show Monday at New York City's Other Music.



10/20 New York, NY @ Other Music
10/24: Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool (CMJ Distiller Showcase)
10/26: Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
10/27: Chicago, IL @ Subterranean 
10/28: Minneapolis, MN @ Hexagon
10/29: Milwaukee, WI @ Ground Zero House
10/30: Cincinnati, OH @ the Drinkery
10/31: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
11/1: Chattanooga, TN @ JJ's Bohemia
11/2: Athens, GA @ Hi-Lo Lounge
11/3: Raleigh, NC @ Nice Price Books + Records
11/4: Washington, DC @ Black Cat
11/5: New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
11/6: Allston, MA @ O'Brien's Pub
11/22: Toronto, ON @ Not Dead Yet Fest

Check out "For You" off their upcoming album 77, which comes out Tuesday October 21st on Don Giovanni Records.



Actually, why you're at it, why don't you stream the whole album at Pitchfork.

The Split Signals, The Von Ghouls & The Electric Mess play Grand Victory tomorrow night

Welcome back to us!

We've taken a bit of a hiatus recently due to our lives being too darn busy. But we've decided to say, fuck work! We're back. And blogging our butts off.

We wanna start by telling you about an awesome show happening at The Grand Victory in Williamsburg tomorrow night, October 17, with our pals The Split Signals, The Von Ghouls, and The Electric Mess. The Split Signals kick off the night at 8pm and it's gonna be a barnburner, if such a thing is possible in Williamsburg.

RSVP HERE.

The Split Signals

The Von Ghouls

The Electric Mess