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Interview: Library Voices

Interview by tosnob We were recently able to catch up with one of our favorite new bands from Regina, Library Voices. We had the opportunity to talk to Mike Dawson, lyricist, synth player, and all around jack-of-all-trades. First off thanks for taking the time to do this with us. You’re playing CMW on March 13th, […]

On The Verge: Exitmusic

Brooklyn, NY’s Exitmusic – comprised of Devon Church and Aleksa Palladino – will release their debut album, Passage, on Secretly Canadian on May 22nd, 2012.  The album’s opening track, a haunting blast of sound called “Passage,” can be heard now on KEXP. Passage is a long time in the making, and certainly worth the wait.  […]

On The Verge: Cymbals Eat Guitars

Very exciting news people…Cymbals Eat Guitars are back!  Following a successful tour after the release of their highly praised sophomore album, Lenses Alien, the band is back on the road again, making a stop at the Bowery Ballroom on 04.03 AND 04.04 with Cursive. This is a tour you do not want to miss! With […]

On The Verge: Reptar

Reptar has just announced that their debut full-length album, Body Faucet, will be released May 1st via Vagrant. Produced by Ben Allen (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley, Washed Out), the new record is the follow up to the group’s debut EP Oblangle Fizz Y’all.  The Georgia natives had a great year in 2011, going on tour as […]

On The Verge: Blood Orange

Devonté Hynes is from Houston but was raised in the UK.  He has been bouncing back and forth between Los Angeles and New York City for the past three years. Devonté has produced a lot of music. Some for himself: Test Icicles, Lightspeed Champion and some for others: Basement Jaxx, Florence+The Machine, Theophilus London, Solange […]

On The Verge: Class Actress

The Brooklyn trio is preparing to return for their 2nd appearance at SXSW.  Lead vocalist Elizabeth Harper, a former drama major from Los Angeles, describes Class Actress as “dance pop for deep thought.  Blunt, playful, lascivious…a bit denser and a bit weirder than the stuff you would hear on Top 40 radio… generally stuff that […]

On The Verge: Chiddy Bang

Breakout electro inspired hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang, comprised of rapper Chiddy and producer Xaphoon Jones, releases their much buzzed about debut album Breakfast exclusively on the iTunes Store today ( and nationally with all retail and digital outlets on February 28th. Additionally, Chiddy Bang’s song “Handclaps & Guitars” will be this week’s FREE iTunes “Single […]

On The Verge: Widowspeak

To say that Widowspeak is a Northwest band is to tell a half-truth.  After all they formed in a Brooklyn apartment thousands of miles to the east, and their guitarist has never even seen the Pacific Ocean.  There are aspects of the band’s sound- abrasive guitar hooks, immediate drumming and incessant codas—that speak to living […]

On The Verge: Danny Brown

In an era of industry-obsessed MCs, interchangeable hashtag raps, and “viral” everything, it has become increasingly difficult to find a true original in the rap game. Yet ask anyone who’s been paying attention and they’ll tell you: Danny Brown is that dude. In 2011 the Motor City MC teamed up with Fool’s Gold Records and […]

On The Verge: Dead Sara

Dead Sara are: Emily Armstrong – Lead Vocals Siouxsie Medley – Guitarist Sean Friday – Drummer Chris Null – Bass Music history is rich with rock bands fronted by dynamic duos. Looking to carry on this yin and yang tradition are singer Emily Armstrong and female guitarist Siouxsie Medley, who front Los Angeles’ Dead Sara […]

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