New Guided By Voices Trailer for How Do You Spell Heaven / Tour Dates
Jul27

New Guided By Voices Trailer for How Do You Spell Heaven / Tour Dates

Can you believe that Robert Pollard is now on his 101st release?! We can actually – ha ha! How Do You Spell Heaven is out August 11th and can be pre-ordered at Rockathon HERE If you want to see the first 100 up close make sure you order up the fantastic looking Robert Pollard 100. To commemorate Robert Pollard’s historic achievement of releasing 100 studio albums, 100, the book, contains the front and back covers for all...

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Interview with Flotation Toy Warning
Jul06

Interview with Flotation Toy Warning

I reached out to Flotation Toy Warning a few weeks ago and asked if I could get a short interview. Paul Carter (Lead Vocals, Sampler, Programming) and the band were kind enough to consider my request. The below interview turned out to be quite a revealing look at the toll that creating an album can take on the artists. Also, make sure you check out the excellent Headphone Approved new release from the band, The Machine That Made Us....

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Pinegrove Announce Fall Headlining US Tour
Jun27

Pinegrove Announce Fall Headlining US Tour

Montclair, New Jersey band Pinegrove have announced a headlining fall tour with support from Florist and Lomelda. Pre-sale tickets are available today and tickets will be on-sale this Thursday, June 29th at 10am local time. Pinegrove released their latest album Cardinal in 2016 on Run For Cover Records, which landed an plenty of end year best of lists. TFN highly recommends checking out this band live and you can check all of their...

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The Killers: “The Man” [Single Review]
Jun15

The Killers: “The Man” [Single Review]

The Killers “The Man” Island Records [2017] The Killers are back. And if anybody thought that they would be dialing it back, they’ve got a post-Eighties disco-funk wall of sound to reckon with. The Las Vegas pop rock vets yesterday released the lead single from “Wonderful Wonderful,” their first full length LP since 2012’s “Battle Born.” The song, appropriately titled “The...

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The National Return: New Album, Tour & Limited Vinyl
May11

The National Return: New Album, Tour & Limited Vinyl

The National have announced their 7th studio album – Sleep Well Beast – to be released on September 8th via 4AD. Sleep Well Beast was produced by member Aaron Dessner with co-production by Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger. The album was mixed by Peter Katis and recorded at Aaron Dessner’s Hudson Valley, New York studio, Long Pond, with additional sessions having taken place in Berlin, Paris & Los Angeles. The...

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TFN New Music Spotlight: Lost Balloons – “Numb”
May09

TFN New Music Spotlight: Lost Balloons – “Numb”

Texas and Japan team up for a trans-pacific, 2 man summertime pop explosion! Lost Balloons are Jeff Burke (Radioactivity, Marked Men, etc etc) and Yusuke Okada (of Japan’s Suspicious Beasts). Hey Summer is their 2nd album, following 2015’s self-titled debut on German’s Alien Snatch Records. The 2 play all the instruments and split singing/songwriting duties. This group moves into different territory for Burke as it...

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