ex hex, glasgow

Ex Hex Tour- Ripping it Up in Glasgow

Washington D.C trio Ex Hex complete first Scottish tour date Ex Hex may take their name from a Mary Timony solo album but the trio, also made up of Betsy Wright and Laura Harris have formed a tight-knit identity of their own within a short period of time. Formed in 2013, the band have already released a successful debut album Rips and… Read more →

New music picks

New Music Picks – Six Organs of Admittance, Richard Bishop, Twerps and Ty Segall

Six Organs of Admittance, Hexadic (Drag City) The latest album from Ben Chasny is named after a card-based music system Chasny developed. Motivated by the desire to break guitarists out of bad habits as they met unfamiliar tonal relationships; each card relates to a  note on the neck. Sir Richard Bishop – Tangier Sessions (Drag City) Chasny’s fellow Rangda member Richard Bishop has just released his… Read more →

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Phil Elverum releases new Mount Eerie album Sauna

Sauna the latest album from Mount Eerie, aka Phil Elverum is out now on his own P. W. Elverum & Sun label.   The album is the follow-up to the two albums Elverum released in 2012, Clear Moon and Ocean Roar. Elverum has always been fascinated by the wonders of the world and our place and makeup within it. Sauna continues this fascination, with wondering about the expansiveness of… Read more →

Viet Cong

Dead Sound Podcast Episode 11 – Viet Cong, Twerps, The Mantles & more

This episode of the show features new music from Viet Cong and The Mountain Goats, there’s plenty of loud, guitar action from Purling Hiss and Fugazi and I share my current music obsession Lantern. Purling Hiss – Learning Slowly The Mantles-Memory S-Vampires The Mountain Goats-The Legend of Chavo Guerrero Lantern-Evil Eye Sleater-Kinney-No Cities to Love Fugazi-Merchandise Errors-Lease of Life Steely Dan-Do… Read more →