Photo by Viktor Vauthier. That headline is close to accurate. You’d learn a lot more by reading the full review of Melt by Young Magic over at The A.V. Club.
Review: Cloud Nothings Reinvent Selves, Return with Exhilarating, Full-Band, Post-Punk Viciousness
Attack on Memory by Cleveland’s Cloud Nothings is the first contender (and admittedly an early one) for the Best Album of 2012. Find out why via SPIN.
L.A. Experiential: Dan Deacon, Nuclear Power Pants; Neal Morgan, Pit Er Pat, more
If you live in/around the L.A. area, seriously consider attending these:
- Region: Eagle Rock
Music: Dan Deacon, Nuclear Power Pants
Vitals: Eagle Rock Center For The Arts on Friday, October 16
(details at LA Weekly — scroll down).
- Region: Echo Park
Music: Neal Morgan, Pit Er Pat, WHQLES, Concett9
Vitals: Echo Curio on Monday, October 19
(details at LA Weekly)
The A.V. Club recently released its “Spring Music” issue highlighting some fresh faces for the freshest of seasons. I spoke to Dan Deacon, Adam “doseone” Drucker (Themselves) and Bill Callahan, though not a single one of them seemed too stoked for the season. In fact, they were respectively cranky, aggressive and ponderous — but I’ll be damned if they didn’t give great interview.