NEW HEAVY BLANKET (J. MASCIS) LP OUT END OF JANUARY

Returning after a ten-year sojourn, freshly stewed from the mind of legendary rock outlier J Mascis, instrumental psych sideshow Heavy Blanket are back with the release of new album Moon Is on Outer Battery Records. Forever the creator and custodian of noise in all its inimitable forms, Mascis’ recent raid on a stash of unused riffs has yielded an exceptionally heavy trove of new tracks. Over six … Continue reading NEW HEAVY BLANKET (J. MASCIS) LP OUT END OF JANUARY

LISTEN TO THE DREAMY DRIFT AND SMOKEY SWAY OF MEG BAIRD’S NEW SINGLE

ARTIST PHOTO: Rachael Cassells The new single ‘Ashes, Ashes’, by Meg Baird, taken from the forthcoming new LP Furling, out on LP/CD/Digital on January 27, 2023 on Drag City. Furling moves through the breadth of Meg’s musical fascinations and the environments around them—edges of memory, daydreams spanning years, loose ends, divergent paths, secret conversations under stars—all led by a stirring, singular voice calling experience and enlightenment, elation, … Continue reading LISTEN TO THE DREAMY DRIFT AND SMOKEY SWAY OF MEG BAIRD’S NEW SINGLE

Metallica release first new single in six years and announce new album

After celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary last year, Metallica have today released the official music video for ‘Lux Æterna,’ from the album 72 Seasons available April 14th, 2023. James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich co-produced the 77-minute, 12-song album with their longtime producer, Greg Fidelman. The record is a rumination of sorts on childhood, with “72 seasons” representing the number of seasons we live through … Continue reading Metallica release first new single in six years and announce new album