February 20, 2017

Tristan Welch & Ron Oshima — God Bless America

January 17, 2017 Alibi Pierce 0

DC-based experimental artist Tristan Welch makes music that, as he describes it, “creates heavy ambient movements via heavy minimalism.” His involvement with Verses Records and Code Red,—its anti-Trump ACLU benefit–brought him to our attention last […]

Ummagma — Winter Tale

December 23, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

As Canada and the U.S. break out of a frosty cold snap, shoegaze act Ummagma–hailing from the Great North–is releasing its Winter Tale single. The soft, ethereal track has all the hallmarks of a holiday […]

ghostRADIO — Paper Constellations

December 22, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

Hailing from Colorado’s Front Range, ghostRADIO cut their teeth on the cover circuit playing versions of their favorite 90s rock tracks to a small but dedicated fanbase in Colorado Springs. Now they’re out with their […]

In Light Of — Little Treasures

December 22, 2016 Nick McGrail 0

The unique duo of Jason Greenberg and Sandy Johnston–together known as In Light Of, an up-and-coming post-rock project–composed their entire EP, Little Treasures, from separate parts of Canada by sharing their respective contributions with each […]

Daniel Land — In Love With a Ghost

December 13, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

Manchester native Daniel Land is an artist whose reputation precedes him. His shoegaze-inspired work with Daniel Land & The Modern Painters was described by The Guardian as “a magnificent, magical and monolithic slice of shoegaze […]

Love Ghost — Love Ghost Vol. 1

September 15, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

They say youth is wasted on the young, but the four teenagers who make up Los Angeles indie rock outfit Love Ghost aren’t into squandering their prime. They’re too busy mining the 90s musical landscape, […]

A Shoreline Dream — Whirlwind

September 13, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

Fellow Denverites A Shoreline Dream have been creating their unique fusion of subterranean rock sounds for a long time now–since 2005, to be exact. Throughout this decade they’ve experimented with different methods of distributing their […]

Dyr Faser — Estranged

September 9, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

Boston experimental space rock trio Dyr Faser is out with a new single ahead of their fourth EP, Trio, out in October. Estranged, a spaghetti western tinged stream-of-consciousness slow-burner that clocks in at just over […]

I Tpame I Tvrame — Nevermore

September 7, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

I Tpame I Tvrame is a new act producing dark, minimal cold wave sounds from the Baltic States. The Albanian duo, consisting of Franc Kurti and Dina Hajrullahu, calls their sound “a sort of mixture […]

Vibrissae — Somewhere Away

August 23, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

“Wild mood swings” is a phrase that may enter your mind when listening to Portland trio Vibrissae’s debut album, Somewhere Away. Not because it sounds like The Cure’s 1996 masterpiece–though, interestingly, the band cites The […]

The Veldt gets political

August 15, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

“The only revolution in which the goal is a desegregated lunch counter, a desegregated theater, a desegregated park, and a desegregated public toilet; you can sit down next to white folks on the toilet. That’s […]

Thud — Prime of Pride

August 9, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

There’s no other way to put this, so let’s cut to the chase: Nobody is doing what Thud is doing. Nobody comes close. There are a lot of bands out there effectively trying to capture […]

Half — Here Lies Half

August 3, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

We humans tend to tie music to the milestones of our short lives. Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, or bar mitzvah, it doesn’t take a lot of looking to find a DJ or streaming radio […]

Novanta — Hello We’re Not Enemies

August 2, 2016 Alibi Pierce 3

Milan-based producer Manfredi Lamartina, AKA Novanta, spent some time in Iceland last year and walked away moved by his experience. “Iceland seems a little piece of paradise with breathtaking landscapes and a general feeling of […]

Ummagma — Frequency

July 26, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

Canadian-Ukranian husband and wife duo Ummagma (Shauna McLarnon and Alexander Kretov) has been making waves in the underground music scene for several years now–both in the music they create and their promotional prowess. McLarnon’s Shameless […]

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