Nov 5, 2013 — From faithful solo sets to Television-indebted deconstructions, 2013 has been a renaissance to the fingerstyle guitar. And more so than any year, American Primitive ain't just for loners anymore.
Oct 15, 2013 — With acoustic guitar in hand and a voice like browned butter, Walker swings and sways throughout a lush string-and-piano arrangement of "The West Wind."
Oct 11, 2013 — There's something blurrily manic about cable television at 3 in the morning. The production team behind the "Wojtek" video has been there, as zombies eat ninjas in a celebrity chef's kitchen and, well, it'd be a shame to spoil it for you.
Sep 26, 2013 — World War IV features what's become James Jackson Toth's own Crazy Horse: a crew of Birmingham, Ala., musicians who lock in like a hound around the neck of a boar. It's all gnarly and distorted and downtrodden, big-men-with-big-feelings kind of stuff.
Sep 17, 2013 — The San Francisco gutter mutants spew psychedelic noise and plastered punk in their new video. CCR Headcleaner features former members of like-minded bands The Hospitals and Long Legged Woman.
Aug 20, 2013 — The body-rattling stoner-metal band hides rhythmic tricks under distortion and double guitar solos.
Aug 15, 2013 — The Salt Lake City doom-metal band SubRosa isn't out to reinvent the stone wheel, but it does offer a unique perspective by looking back to America's melancholic folk roots for something darker and more soulful.
Aug 8, 2013 — Listening to High Aura'd, it's apparent that creator John Kolodij hears life with great clarity. Fittingly, director Kenneth Linehan's 16mm-shot video for "Remain in Light" documents the oft-unseen moments of snails in beautiful detail.
Aug 7, 2013 — Even as the world falls around the black-metal band's shifting song, there's nuance at play.
Aug 2, 2013 — The track barrels out of a reverb tunnel like a Birthday Party song on a psychotropic bender.