Ty Segall & Freedom Band Announce Deforming Lobes: Live Album Recorded by Steve Albini
Jan22

Ty Segall & Freedom Band Announce Deforming Lobes: Live Album Recorded by Steve Albini

In 2018, Ty Segall and the Freedom Band — Mikal Cronin, Charles Moothart, Emmett Kelly, and Ben Boye — toured the world in support of Freedom’s Goblin and played songs from Ty’s entire catalog. If you have seen Ty and this band live you know that these shows were high octane and now Deforming Lobes captures the moment on record forever! Deforming Lobes is out March 29th via Drag City and you can pre-order HERE. Recorded...

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John Davis (Superdrag) & Matthew Caws (Nada Surf) Collaboration
Jan10

John Davis (Superdrag) & Matthew Caws (Nada Surf) Collaboration

Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws is excited to share his collaboration with Superdrag’s John Davis, “We Are In The Wild And We Are Home.” The proceeds from sales of the track will benefit Americares, a non-profit disaster relief and global health organization providing immediate response to emergency medical needs and supporting long-term health care initiatives for people in the United States and around the world....

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Priests Announce New Album, Share Video For Title Track, Announce 2019 Tour Dates
Jan09

Priests Announce New Album, Share Video For Title Track, Announce 2019 Tour Dates

Washington, D.C. rock iconoclasts Priests return on April 5th with a new record titled The Seduction of Kansas via Sister Polygon Records. They also have a world tour planned (dates below) and this video for the title track. Entering their eighth year as a band, Priests—drummer Daniele Daniele, vocalist Katie Alice Greer, and guitarist G.L. Jaguar—remain an inspired anomaly in modern music. A band on its own label—jolting the greater...

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The Dandy Warhols Celebrate 25 Years; Release New Album & Tour
Jan02

The Dandy Warhols Celebrate 25 Years; Release New Album & Tour

Celebrations for The Dandy Warhols’ 25th anniversary include a new album, ‘Why You So Crazy’ (Dine Alone Records) out January 25th, a single-shot 360° short film featuring Mad Men’s Jessica Paré for the single ‘Be Alright,’ and a 2019 tour of Europe, the UK and North America as well as exclusive goodies available via PledgeMusic. “The weirdest thing about it being ‎our 25th anniversary is it doesn’t feel...

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(Sandy) Alex G Announces North American Fall Tour
Aug14

(Sandy) Alex G Announces North American Fall Tour

Since the release of Rocket, the 8th full-length album from (Sandy) Alex G – aka Alex Giannascoli – in May of last year, Alex and his band have been touring the world over. Most recently, they played a run of dates with Fleet Foxes and toured supporting fellow Philadelphians Dr Dog, all while making stops at Sasquatch Festival in Washington, Boston Calling, Primavera Sound in Spain and Pitchfork Music Festival in both...

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Closer You Are Book Giveaway: Biography of Robert Pollard
Aug09

Closer You Are Book Giveaway: Biography of Robert Pollard

Update: The contest is over. You read correctly. Courtesy of Da Capo Press, TFN is giving away two copies of Closer You Are: The Story of Robert Pollard and Guided by Voices by Matthew Cutter. The book is the upcoming authorized biography of Robert Pollard, indie rock icon and founder of Guided By Voices. It hits stores August 21st. Entry is simple: Just email us at thefirenote@gmail.com and put READ GBV in your subject line. Winners...

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