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Mike Scheidt: Still Awake

Frontman of YOB and about as close to a shaman as a dude who plays doom is likely to get, Eugene, Oregon’s Mike Scheidt is heading east for a round of shows alongside Uzala and Mount Salem. Scheidt has reported...
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Deleted Scenes: The Couch

Every family has its symbols, its emblems. Whether they’re emblazoned on a crest on Game Of Thrones—the lions, stags, and so on—or whether there’s just an image that comes to your mind when you close your eyes,...
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Weird Owl: On The Mend

On Oct. 4 and Oct. 5, Brooklyn-based psychedelic explorers Weird Owl will celebrate the release of their new EP, Healing. Officially out Oct. 15 on Anton Newcombe’s (Brian Jonestown Massacre) A Recordings impri...
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Deleted Scenes: Chris Christie Is A Dick

Hey, here’s a shocker for you: Chris Christie is a dick. If you’ve been paying even the remotest attention over the last several years and checked into anything he’s done other than the Hurricane Sandy recovery...
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Deleted Scenes: Beware The Lizardmen

My eyes were opened recently to a notion I’ve been unable to get out of my head. In adulthood, I’ve never been a religious person of any sort—if devout to anything, it’s nonbelief. Not a person of faith. But th...
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Deleted Scenes: Distance

My wife and I recently moved so she could start a new job. It’s the first time since I’ve been conscious enough to know where I am that I haven’t. That is to say, the first time I’ve ever lived somewhere that w...

Vista Chino: Peace

For an album titled Peace, the debut from desert rockers Vista Chino—featuring vocalist John Garcia, bassist Nick Oliveri and drummer Brant Bjork—arrives after a long stretch of anything but. Following a st...
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Grails: These Prophets

Constantly refining their sound with an experimental feel and cinematic arrangements, Portland, Oregon’s Grails return to Philadelphia on Sept. 14 at Boots And Saddle and Brooklyn on Sept. 15 at the Saint Vitus...