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The Dead Milkmen – King in Yellow

The Dead Milkmen – King in Yellow

The Dead Milkmen – Wherein Punk Isn’t Dead After All By: Dominion Satirical punk quartet The Dead Milkmen may not hold the world record for the longest downtime between record releases, but they certainly are in the running for that title. More than two decades after the major MTV success of ‘Punk Rock Girl’ and [...]

October 26, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

Motortrain

Motortrain

MOTORTRAIN is a four piece rock and roll band based out of northeastern Oklahoma. They have graced the stage with Hell or Highwater, Texas Hippie Coalition, Scorpion VS Tarantula and many more, bringing their no-holds-barred pure rock party atmosphere with them. Their debut EP “Straight Six” has gained critical success, with radio stations in their [...]

October 24, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

Thirty Day Notice

Thirty Day Notice

Thirty Day Notice – Wherein “Trance” Is Taken Literally By: Dominion Everyone has a fantasy, some simpler than others – Lana Lokteff of Thirty Day Notice only wants to see blue skies again. She and her big brother Joe write, mix, perform, and distribute their trance-y electronic rock from a self-sufficient solar powered studio in [...]

October 18, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

LIGHTYEAR ANNOUNCES DEBUT “ALL OF THE MILES” EP

LIGHTYEAR ANNOUNCES DEBUT “ALL OF THE MILES” EP

New York-based dramatic-pop outfit Lightyear is pleased to announce their debut EP All of The Miles. Set for release on November 1, 2011, the five-song All of The Miles EP explores love, loss and ultimately rebirth. The first single, “It Beats” is a dark and hypnotic. Lightyear is true to its name. The songs are [...]

October 14, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

SAINT MOTEL – “PUZZLE PIECES” REMIX

SAINT MOTEL – “PUZZLE PIECES” REMIX

LA-based quartet Saint Motel are pleased to offer the newest take on their acclaimed single “Puzzle Pieces.” This time Junk gives the track an eerie, chillwave vibe, a perfect fit for the darkly under lit tone of the tune. With a sound as blistering as a parking lot on the hottest day of summer and [...]

September 25, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

Edward Rogers

Edward Rogers

NEW YORK-BASED, UK-BORN EDWARD ROGERS RELEASES FOURTH SOLO CD ‘PORCELAIN’ ON ZIP RECORDS – OUT ON NOVEMBER 8, 2011 On November 8, 2011, Edward Rogers releases Porcelain, his fourth solo album and his third for the independent Zip label. The eleven sonically distinctive compositions were all written and recorded within an 18-month period. “The title [...]

September 25, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

Future Islands Announce National Tour

Future Islands Announce National Tour

This is right up Hirsch’s music alley…. They will be in Chicago at Lincoln Hall on Oct 30th. Press Release from Solid-Gold FUTURE ISLANDS UNVEIL “BALANCE” VIDEO & ANNOUNCE NATIONAL HEADLINING TOUR Tour Kicks off October 25 in Washington DC Featuring Select Festival Dates On the Water Available Oct 11, 2011 on Thrill Jockey Baltimore’s [...]

August 31, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

Sleeping Bags

Sleeping Bags

Press release from Solid Gold Sleeping Bags Self-Titled Debut Available September 13 on Easter Everywhere It’s up for debate whether the fuzzy burn of speakers about to blow out can be called part of a song. If you ever find yourself in a room with Long Beach shoegaze quartet Sleeping Bags, I promise that you’ll [...]

August 26, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

SNEW – We Do What We Want

SNEW – We Do What We Want

With the passing of Chicago’s Q101 and New York’s WRXP, it is evident Rock Radio is on the decline but will Rock music in general soon follow? Not if SNEW has anything to shout about it! Formed in November of 2005 in Hollywood, CA, SNEW embraces what rock is all about; the raw, primal, unabashed [...]

August 17, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

NCMF Artist Spotlight – Perfect Kiss

NCMF Artist Spotlight – Perfect Kiss

Labor Day Weekend marks the end of summer and what better way to end the summer but with three days of music in Union Park, Chicago. North Coast Music Fest returns for it’s second year to give summer its send off. The main draw for any festival is of course the headliners but lets not [...]

July 27, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 0

2011 First Half Review

2011 First Half Review

Hirsch here. OK.. We are just over half way through the year. I wanted to cover the top 10 albums so far released in 2011. So without further delay and in no particular order… The Kills – Blood Pressures Without a doubt the best bang and smash album out this year. But the songs have [...]

July 23, 2011 hirsch Featured, Reviews 2

PALLERS – Come Rain, Come Sunshine

PALLERS – Come Rain, Come Sunshine

If you are a fan of Kraftwerk, dig Pallers from Sweden…. Labrador Records set to release PALLERS widely anticipated debut LP “Sea of Memories” (September 27, 2011) PALLERS kick off the summer season giving away their new and appropriately titled single “Come Rain, Come Sunshine” as Free mp3 download (July 26, 2011) Want the single? [...]

July 12, 2011 pitchshifter Reviews 1