Tag Archives: noise

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Brass Box Bring Their Shoegaze Mythology to the Echo for June Residency

If you plan on attending the Echo on Mondays in June, remember your earplugs—there will be noise. Local quartet Brass Box will be the month’s residency headliners, with an overflowing cast of supporting artists sure to worsen your tinnitus. This coming Monday will include Lone Priestess (which includes Kimi Recor of DRAEMINGS) and the dreamy […]

Zoe Elaine |
Feels Drop New Single Ahead of New Album and Release Party at the Echo

Shoegaze meets psychedelic on Feels’ new single; it is a catchy hybrid of a song, reminiscent of both Blondie and The Kinks. With a title like “Awful Need,” it is surprisingly aloof, following the band’s previous grunge release, “Car.” Both new singles will appear on the local quartet’s forthcoming album, Post Earth, due out on […]

Sharkmuffin share new song “First Date” featuring Patty Schemel on drums

In true punk form, Sharkmuffin’s new song “First Date” clocks in at a minute and some change. The spitfire Brooklyn duo composed of Tarra Thiessen (guitar/vocals) and Natalie Kirch (bass/vocals) are joined by the pummeling drums of Patty Schemel (Hole, Upset, Death Valley Girls.). The jangly punk number fires through with sassy vocals and a driving baseline as […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
An Interview with Matty Taylor of Tennis System: we talk Echo residency, making LA home, Kanye West & more

Gut-wrenching lyricism and vocals wail amidst glimmering guitar tones that erupt gracefully into explosions of noise and distortion, coupled with an underlying dream-pop aesthetic that makes for the perfect storm of sound on Tennis System‘s newest album Technicolour Blind (PaperCup Music, 2014). The Los Angeles trio previously impressed and were praised by Grimy Goods staff […]

Hot Band Alert: Priests – D.C. Quartet Packs a Punch with their Fearless Noise Punk

Washington, D.C.’s Priests deliver a packed punch (seven tracks in 17 minutes) of aggressive yet catchy-as-fuck tunes on their debut EP Bodies and Control and Money and Power. The EP dropped on June 3 on Don Giovanni Records/Sister Polygon and was recorded at Inner Ear Studio (Arlington, VA) and Fancy Time Studio (Philly, PA). The […]