Bandcamp Spotlight #24 – Cat Hoch / Look What You Found

Bandcamp Spotlight #24 – Cat Hoch / Look What You Found

Cat Hoch “Look What You Found” Unsigned Cat Hoch is not feline phlegm. It’s the name of a ridiculously talented musician and singer who has long played in diverse local bands like Appendixes, Daydream Machine, and Jackson Boone, and started working her own magic around 2013, releasing two garage-y demos that had sparkled through its […]

03.27.2015 · Filled under: Bandcamp Spotlight · No Comments »
Video of the Week #55 – Pinkshinyultrablast – Ravestar Supreme

Video of the Week #55 – Pinkshinyultrablast – Ravestar Supreme

We said a lot of good things about Russia’s “thunder pop” upstarts Pinkshinyultrablast when they released their debut Everything Else Matters. This week, a video of “Ravestar Supreme” directed by Timothy George Kelly, and a 7″ single will be released from Club AC30 on March 30th. The glitchy, blurred effects definitely capture the spirit of the song, […]

03.27.2015 · Filled under: Video Of The Week · No Comments »
No Joy to Release New Album More Faithful

No Joy to Release New Album More Faithful

Yes, it’s true: No Joy is releasing a new album, More Faithful, via Mexican Summer and Arts & Crafts Records on June 6th. They’ve premiered a new song with this announcement, the vocally prominent and instrumentally subdued “Everything New” with ping-pong guitar riffs and a matted fuzz floor. We’re kind of excited here at FMWYK because we […]

03.26.2015 · Filled under: Music News, New Release · No Comments »
creepoid’s Nick Kulp Jailed in Hillsboro, Bailed by Fans

creepoid’s Nick Kulp Jailed in Hillsboro, Bailed by Fans

(Image taken from creepoid’s Facebook) On March 23rd, psych-punk band creepoid had their van pulled over by a police officer from Hill County, Texas as they were driving back from their US 2015/SXSW tour. After having the van searched, guitarist Nick Kulp (ex Far-out Fangtooth) was arrested and taken to Hill County Jail. The band […]

03.24.2015 · Filled under: Music News · No Comments »
Godspeed You! Black Emperor New Album Stream

Godspeed You! Black Emperor New Album Stream

Canadian post-rock group Godspeed You! Black Emperor revealed the first track of their newest LP late February, some three years after the critically ordained comeback release Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! Now, their label Constellation Records have released a full album stream for select music blogs a week before release: Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress is set for March […]

03.24.2015 · Filled under: Music News · No Comments »
NEW “AMP STUDIO” ALBUM TO BE RELEASED

NEW “AMP STUDIO” ALBUM TO BE RELEASED

Apparently not only are “AMP” recording a new album, there also will be an “AMP Studio” (essentially Richard AMP’s solo work) compilation album of sorts titled ‘Uncertainty Principles’. Read more below: This is a collection of new un-released and some previously (re worked) released tracks, that have appeared previously on rare 7″s by Colourful Clouds for Acoustics label, Amberly […]

03.21.2015 · Filled under: Music News · No Comments »
A Place to Bury Strangers — Transfixiation / Review

A Place to Bury Strangers — Transfixiation / Review

A Place to Bury Strangers Transfixiation Dead Oceans “What have I done? What is it that I have done? What can I possibly do? Look what I have done.” At last Sunday’s Part Time Punks show, almost everyone came to the Echoplex to see A Place to Bury Strangers. The noise pop band had a […]

03.19.2015 · Filled under: Review · No Comments »
Video of the Week #54 – Light FM – Pointless

Video of the Week #54 – Light FM – Pointless

Light FM released their newest video and EP “Pointless” on Friday the 13th. The video is shot in VHS and edited by Cousin Video with a nostalgic home video feel that fits perfectly with the bending tones and polyphony of the song. Check out the trio’s EP now available on Netherlands’ This Could Be Your Music Label!

03.15.2015 · Filled under: Video Of The Week · No Comments »
MEW’s New Album “+ -“

MEW’s New Album “+ -“

MEW is set to release new album “+ -” on 4/28 and so far so good, even if it will never be “And The Glass Handed Kites.” Pre-order in various formats can be found here. Hear the first two tracks released so far below:

03.14.2015 · Filled under: New Release · No Comments »
Winter — Supreme Blue Dream / Review

Winter — Supreme Blue Dream / Review

Winter Supreme Blue Dream Lolipop Records You just got back from the medical marijuana dispensary with a new strain that’s supposed to be “really heady, dense, and euphoric.” As you pop the indigo cap open, a smell so sweet and acrid mushrooms and seeps into your nose. Carefully, you pluck the sticky flower buds and […]

03.14.2015 · Filled under: Review · No Comments »
Eternal Summers to Release New Album Gold And Stone

Eternal Summers to Release New Album Gold And Stone

Roanoke’s noisy power trio Eternal Summers turns around from their 2014 release The Drop Beneath to present Gold and Stone, the fourth album and next incarnation of the Virginians’ efforts in minimal yet propulsive pop. In early February, the band had lambasted over difficult pedal configurations citing hashtags like #downsizing and #newalbum on their Facebook. Their decision […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Music News, New Release · No Comments »
DreamGaze Festival 2015 in Ontario, CA

DreamGaze Festival 2015 in Ontario, CA

All Photography Courtesy of Michelle McCausland. For a glimpse of the bands that performed, read FMWYK’s previous article on the DreamGaze Festival. Spotlights bled down the driveway and into backyard of an Ontario home. Officers near-camouflaged by the darkness crossed their arms expectantly as tapered jeans and tattered leggings began funneling out. The DreamGaze Festival […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Music Events · No Comments »
Cre•scen•do’s Gregory Cole Hosts DreamGaze Festival 2015

Cre•scen•do’s Gregory Cole Hosts DreamGaze Festival 2015

What do you do when you have five bands whose combined sonic powers can shatter the Glasshouse or topple The Observatory? Simple: host your own festival. Okay, I suppose that’s easier said than done once you figure in logistics, location, and promotions. But you gotta hand it to Gregory Cole of Cre•scen•do for going the whole nine yards. Cole’s love for […]

03.03.2015 · Filled under: Music Events · 1 Comment »
Video Of The Week #53 – Smashing Pumpkins – Being Beige

Video Of The Week #53 – Smashing Pumpkins – Being Beige

Directors: Brad Palmer, Brian Palmer Production Company: SURROUND

02.28.2015 · Filled under: Video Of The Week · No Comments »
Marriages Announces Salome Release, Europe Tour with Wovenhand

Marriages Announces Salome Release, Europe Tour with Wovenhand

Los Angeles trio Marriages have announced the release date of their newest album Salome along with their Europe tour schedule with Denver’s alt country Wovenhand, starting April 9th in the Netherlands. The band recently finished a local show at the historic Jewels Catch One with labelmates Helms Alee and the sludgy noise transplants Ghost Idols, […]

02.19.2015 · Filled under: Music News, New Release · No Comments »