La Sera to Record New Album, Free Show on April 26

La Sera to Record New Album, Free Show on April 26

Katy Goodman announced on Facebook that she will begin to record the fourth album as La Sera following 2014’s Hour of the Dawn. We were pretty smitten with her East-Coast-noisepop-meets-West-Coast-surf-rock sensibilities (read our review here), and this announcement has us crushing hard. This time, Goodman’s enlisted the efforts of Ryan Adams’ PAX AM recording studio, guitarist Todd Wisenbacker, […]

04.16.2015 · Filled under: Music News · No Comments »
Sheer — Interview

Sheer — Interview

Sheer Facebook Tumblr Sheer (stylized SHEER) is a quickly rising band from Simi Valley, CA that we first covered for the DreamGaze Festival earlier this year. You can read a recap of the event here. FMWYK – Please introduce yourselves! J: I’m Jules. I’m from Thousand Oaks, from Simi Valley. I joined the band, the last member of the band […]

04.10.2015 · Filled under: Interview · No Comments »
Swervedriver – I Wasn’t Born To Lose You / Review

Swervedriver – I Wasn’t Born To Lose You / Review

Swervedriver I Wasn’t Born To Lose You Cobraside I Wasn’t Born To Lose You, the fifth album heralding Swervedriver’s return, hums with and of the force of their past works — an album about impermanence. Swervedriver had their roots in riff-dominant rock structures, and when they signed with Creation Records, sounded nothing like their labelmate peers. The […]

04.03.2015 · Filled under: Review · No Comments »
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress / Review

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress / Review

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress Constellation Records Godspeed You! Black Emperor has a history nearly as interesting as their music and band name. The Canadian post-­rock outfit — which currently consists of Efrim Menuck, Mike Moya, Mauro Pezzente, David Bryant, Aidan Girt, Sophie Trudeau, Theirry Amar, and Tim Herzog — have […]

03.31.2015 · Filled under: Review · No Comments »
Video of the Week #56 – A Place to Bury Strangers – What We Don’t See

Video of the Week #56 – A Place to Bury Strangers – What We Don’t See

A Place to Bury Strangers released their music video for “What We Don’t See” from their new album Transfixiation. Directed by Jimmy Fusil, the video gets up close and personal with everything but the band as they kick up hurricanes of sound in the studio. If you haven’t listened to this song, you might want to keep […]

03.31.2015 · Filled under: Video Of The Week · No Comments »
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

“Godspeed You Black Emperor! – London Nov 2000#3″ by Justin Lynham     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 […]

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 »