Week in Pop: IZE, Oreo Jones, Sam Vicari, vhs dream
Ranch Ghost, Ravi Shavi, Sam Humans, guest selections by Gigi Masin & Tempelhof.
Week in Pop: Jay Som, ORB, Wy
Big Bend, Genuine Parts, Island Boy, Kinkajous, Nicholas Fisher, guest selections by Japanese Breakfast.
Life Stinks I Like The Kinks: Excerpting the Final Issue
DX, of Total Control and Distort, unveils the tragic aspects of The Kinks.
Total Control’s Typical System
Melbourne’s Total Control tour the US during the summer & seem to have fun doing so.
Best of Festivals and Hype 2015
Our favorite images taken at the front lines during festivals all around the US and abroad.
The UV Race, “You’re So Shy”
It’s about taking drugs to feel confident.
Peeled Opened and Shattered
An interview with Daniel Stewart of Australia’s Total Control.
Berserktown II: Day 1
Berserktown moves to The Observatory for their second edition. Thankfully the excellent lineup remains the same.
Total Control and Final Grin at Empty Bottle
Total Control returned to the US for a few dates and we caught their performance in Chicago.
Rat Columns, “Fooling Around” (Long Version)
Total Control’s David West and Mikey Young go long on a new version of an old track.
Full Berserktown II lineup announced
Royal Trux to reunite at the Downtown LA punk and noise fest.
Total Control Announce U.S. Tour
A rare US appearance from the diverse Australian post-punk band.
Suzy X, “Summer Goth Playlist”
Dispelling the wive’s tale that goths can’t take the heat.
The Best Music of June 2014
It’s been an underdog kind of month, possibly even year.
Total Control, Typical System
Total Control’s sophomore record is an amalgamation, moving seamlessly through post punk, electronica, and new wave.