Must-Read Interview: Mike Bacayu And Reviving Self-Destruct

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Sep 032014
 

Carrie Neumayer has a lengthy interview with Mike Bacayu about the revival of Self-Destruct Records and which also features much reminiscing about the early punk and hardcore era in Louisville. It’s posted here at Never Nervous. Go read it. Now.

Reviews: Slint in Europe

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Aug 162014
 

The Slint crew is off to Europe on a tour supporting the re-release of Spiderland. The reviews are, well, both quite positive and puzzled that a band that started off an entire sub-genre, then broke up twenty years ago can still find a audience, and a respectable, young audience at that.
Here are two reviews from a show in Bixton, London:
From the Financial Times: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/e83060e0-2392-11e4-be13-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3AakosqU6
DIYMag, with photos: http://diymag.com/2014/08/14/slint-brixton-electric-london-live-review
From Leeds, the Yorkshire Evening Post: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/what-s-on/arts-entertainment/music-and-gigs/gig-review-slint-at-brudenell-social-club-leeds-1-6787769
Just because, here’s a video of “Washer” from a show in London last December:

Video: Slint Interview on Pitchfork.tv & Cana 180 ‘s Entrevista

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Jul 262014
 

Slint talks about Spiderland in an interview recorded during the NOS Primavera Sound Festival in Porto, Portugal in June. “It’s weird, the reverential treatment,” Brian McMahan says with a laugh. “We aren’t used to it. We did not get that when we were younger.” Watch:

Jun 172014
 

The Poorcastle Festival 2014, scheduled for July 12 & 13 at the Apocalypse Brews Works at 1612 Mellwood Ave., has announced the schedule of bands. The festival costs only $5 a day, with proceeds going to Crescent Hill Radio. More information about the event is available at https://www.facebook.com/Poorcastle/timeline
Here’s the lineup:
Saturday, July 12 | Doors at Noon
    1:00 Sean T. Johnson

    1:45 The Waves

    2:30 New Bravado

    3:15 Solenodon

    4:00 Huh Robots

    4:45 Lady Pyramid

    5:30 Violet Knives

    6:30 The Uncommon Houseflies

    7:15 Monolith

    8:00 Cher Von

    8:45 Plastic Bubble

    9:30 Tall Squares

    10:15 Mananabango

Sunday, July 13 | Doors at Noon

    1:00 Blue Soul Gypsies

    1:45 Tender Mercy

    2:30 The Bottom Sop

    3:15 Family Dog

    4:00 Blackbirds of Paradise

    4:45 Brent Mathis

    5:30 Phourist & the Photons

    6:30 The Hart Strings

    7:15 Dream Eye Color Wheel

    8:00 Twenty First Century Fox

    8:45 Twin Limb

Release Show For New ohlm Album At Diamond Pub

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May 222014
 

The progressive doom metal / post-rock / genre-spanning ensemble (ohlm) (or just ohlm?) is set to release a new album and, accordingly, has a show to celebrate the same at Diamond Pub on Saturday, May 24. This group seems reluctant to share information about themselves, including the name of the new album. You can find a Q&A that with Peter Berkowitz here.
Here’s a video of a show at Headliners on the occasion of the release of their last album in 2011: