News – Brazil shoegazers Astrocrushing releases new album “turtlehead” – out now

Multimedia artist Low Rhahn's project Astrocrushing released their new album "turtlehead" this past week (May 26, 2019).  After recording several different projects, this is his first release under this moniker in a year and a half. In the details of Astrocrushing's new album, it reads " For lovers of the old post-rock/shoegaze! Enjoy!'. Listen to … Continue reading News – Brazil shoegazers Astrocrushing releases new album “turtlehead” – out now

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Ladytron extends small US tour

Following a string of sold-out West Coast shows earlier this year and the announcement of dates in New York, Boston, Montreal, and Toronto this fall, Ladytron expand their tour with newly announced dates in Chicago, Seattle, Portland, and Berkeley this December. The US December dates are in support of their eponymous sixth LP out February 15th that ended their 8-year hiatus. It entered the Billboard Dance/Electronic Album Chart at … Continue reading Ladytron extends small US tour

News – Bedroom returns after three years, new Jordan Rakei single and North American tour, new Firewoodisland single, Beshken debut album

London based electronic musician Jordan Rakei released his third single 'Rolling into One' from the forthcoming album 'Origin' available June 14, 2019 via Ninja Tune. He also announced a North American tour. No appearances in the Southeast US this time. See dates below. 24 Oct - Neumos, Seattle 25 Oct - Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver 28 … Continue reading News – Bedroom returns after three years, new Jordan Rakei single and North American tour, new Firewoodisland single, Beshken debut album

News – Indie pop singer Tessa Violet announces US tour

Indie pop singer Tessa Violet announced her debut headline US tour today (May 23rd). The tour starts on July 25th in Boise, ID and then wraps up in Santa Ana, CA on September 5.  The Youtube vlogger will be performing her all her singles including the newest one 'I Like (The Idea Of) You', released … Continue reading News – Indie pop singer Tessa Violet announces US tour

Russian Circles announces new album “Blood Year” and North American tour

Post-rock veterans Russian Circles announced the release of their seventh album.  This one is titled "Blood Year" and it will be released via Sargent House on August 2nd. Russian Circles will be on tour in North America this September, October and November in support of it.  Southeast US appearances include Durham, Charlotte, Atlanta, and New Orleans.  While they played in a … Continue reading Russian Circles announces new album “Blood Year” and North American tour

News – Drab Majesty announce World Tour plus new single ‘Long Division’ from the new album “Modern Mirror” out July 12th

Drab Majesty announced dates for their upcoming world tour in supporting of their new album "Modern Mirror" scheduled for July 12 on Dais Records. Their North American run is slotted to run from July 24th through August 30th with Body of Light and Xeno & Oaklander supporting select dates, and their European tour is September … Continue reading News – Drab Majesty announce World Tour plus new single ‘Long Division’ from the new album “Modern Mirror” out July 12th

News – Alio Die & Lorenzo Montanà’s newest collaboration scheduled for May 24th release

This Friday (May 24, 2019), veteran Italian ambient music composers Alio Die and Lorenzo Montanà release their collaborative album "The Threshold of Beauty".  It's their second release together. From the press release, 'the recordings of "The Threshold of Beauty" started with Alio Die performing on a psaltery (an ancient medieval instrument like a dulcimer but … Continue reading News – Alio Die & Lorenzo Montanà’s newest collaboration scheduled for May 24th release

News – Oxford band Ride announces UK and North American tour

Earlier today (May 14, 2019), veteran shoegazers Ride announced a world tour to start in mid-September per multiple sources. It's to support their upcoming new album "This Is Not a Safe Place" out August 16 via Wichita Recordings. Southeast shows include Asheville and Atlanta (no Florida appearances). See dates below. Tour dates: 09/16 Detroit, MI … Continue reading News – Oxford band Ride announces UK and North American tour

News – Tycho Announces New LP “Weather” – Headlines Upcoming World Tour – watch new single ‘Pink and Blue’

(May 14, 2019) Electronic music artist Tycho announced the new upcoming album titled "Weather".  It will be released July 12th on Ninja Tune and the Mom+Pop Music label. It's the fifth studio album from one of the better-known chill related artists of the past decade. He also announced a world tour starting in July in … Continue reading News – Tycho Announces New LP “Weather” – Headlines Upcoming World Tour – watch new single ‘Pink and Blue’

News – Flying Lotus tour dates in support of new album “Flamagra”

The Flamagra North American tour kicks off at Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco this August. Flying Lotus: 08-09-11 San Francisco, CA - Outside Lands 08-10 Portland, OR - Roseland 08-11 Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo 08-12 Boise, ID - Knitting Factory 08-14 Missoula, MT - The Wilma 08-15 Salt Lake City, UT - Union 08-16 Denver, … Continue reading News – Flying Lotus tour dates in support of new album “Flamagra”

News – Alison Sudol announces tour along with new EP and single “The Runner”

New York music artist Alison Sudol announced a North American tour and a new EP titled "Moonlite".  FKA A Fine Frenzy, the singer-songwriter will perform her brand of dream pop and other influences beginning late summer in California. Nashville at this time is the only Southeast US appearance. Last year, "the Fantastic Beasts and Where … Continue reading News – Alison Sudol announces tour along with new EP and single “The Runner”

News – Thomas Dolby will play at Moogfest 2020

From Moogfest headquarters... It's never too early to start looking forward to Moogfest 2020. We know Thomas Dolby is, and we're happy to announce that the legendary electronic composer and scholar is already on board for next year's lineup. No one was more saddened by the unfortunate timing of his illness than Thomas himself, but he’s excited … Continue reading News – Thomas Dolby will play at Moogfest 2020

News – Maribou State goes on their biggest North American tour this year – new release “Kings in Colour Remixed” out May 10th

English electronic duo Maribou State has reportedly announced that their next North American tour will be the biggest to date.  The North American leg - while less than 30 days - will consist of 15 appearances from Vancouver to Los Angeles, Atlanta and New York before ending in Toronto.  More details below. Also May 10th … Continue reading News – Maribou State goes on their biggest North American tour this year – new release “Kings in Colour Remixed” out May 10th

News – The FRIGHTNRS release ‘Make up Your Mind’ 7-inch feat. new/unreleased dub mix | OUT NOW via Mad Decent

Yesterday (May 1, 2019), Queens based roots/reggae revival outfit The Frightnrs announced the first-ever vinyl pressing of Inna Lovers Quarrel track “Make Up Your Mind” backed with the new previously unreleased “Make Up Your Mind (Dub)” version of the track, out now on limited edition zoetropic 7” vinyl picture disc and digitally via Mad Decent. … Continue reading News – The FRIGHTNRS release ‘Make up Your Mind’ 7-inch feat. new/unreleased dub mix | OUT NOW via Mad Decent

News – Christian Löffler announced North American tour today

German producer Christian Löffler announced a North American Tour today (5/2/2019) to begin in June. The tour is in support of his new LP, “Graal (Prologue)” out now (4/5/2019) via Ki-Records.  Of note, his Southeast United States appearance will be Miami. See list of appearances below. Before then, he will be at Cercle Festival in Chambord, France with Solomun, … Continue reading News – Christian Löffler announced North American tour today

News – Martin Gore receives Moog Innovation Award at Moogfest 2019

April 26, 2019 - Martin Gore, one of the founders of Depeche Mode was rewarded the Moog Innovation Award during Moogfest 2019 at the Carolina Theatre in Downtown Durham NC. This occurred after his one hour discussion with Mute Records founder, owner and early Depeche Mode manager Daniel Miller. In receiving the award - a … Continue reading News – Martin Gore receives Moog Innovation Award at Moogfest 2019

News – Juan Atkins joins Moogfest 2019 lineup – replaces Thomas Dolby

According to Moogfest 2019, techno originator Juan Atkins has joined the Moogfest lineup tonight to replace Thomas Dolby, who unfortunately fell ill yesterday and had to cancel his highly anticipated appearances. Juan will perform in Thomas’s previously scheduled slot at the Carolina Theatre, 8:00 to 9:15 p.m. before GAS. We wish Thomas godspeed toward his … Continue reading News – Juan Atkins joins Moogfest 2019 lineup – replaces Thomas Dolby

News – Thomas Dolby cancels Moogfest 2019 appearances due to illness – updates on affected events

April 27, 2019 - Moogfest 2019 announced Thomas Dolby cancelled his appearances today - his 230pm discussion with Jason Leopold and his 800pm concert later tonight. According to the link below, he was taken to the hospital last night with a serious illness, but is expected to fully recover. More info at the Moogfest facebook … Continue reading News – Thomas Dolby cancels Moogfest 2019 appearances due to illness – updates on affected events

News – Xiu Xiu starts US tour May 1st

Since the release of "Girl with Basket of Fruit", experimental band Xiu Xiu has been on tour in Europe and will begin their US tour on May 1st. The lineup for the live shows includes Jamie "Butch Jenny" Stewart, Thor Harris (Swans, Devendra Banhardt) and Christopher Pravdica (Swans, Yeah Yeah Yeahs), with local openers joining … Continue reading News – Xiu Xiu starts US tour May 1st

News – Moogfest Releases Full Free Programming Schedule featuring Questlove

Press Release April 25, 2019 - Moogfest 2019 releases its full free programming schedule featuring Questlove, RP Boo, Suzi Analogue, and Mez, and announces special local ticket prices on sale now. Tickets for locals in the Triangle region with valid ID will be priced at $200 and are available HERE. Student full weekend special discounted … Continue reading News – Moogfest Releases Full Free Programming Schedule featuring Questlove