Stream Shannon and the Clams' Gone by the Dawn, out next Friday

Starting today, you can stream Gone by the Dawn, the exquisite new album from Bay Area trio Shannon and the Clams, in its entirety. Dawn, out on CD, LP, and digital formats next Friday, simultaneously finds the band at their most emotionally-unvarnished (with lyrical allusions to then-recent heartbreak) and sonically polished. All thirteen of th...

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Tacocat announce tour with Sallie Ford, cover The Ramones

Seattle band Tacocat will be touring the West Coast and Southwest this December with Portland musician Sallie Ford, including an all-ages headlining set at Neumos in their hometown. Additionally, the band recently recorded an exclusive session for Rhapsody at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco, including a cover of The Ramones’ “I Can’t Make I...

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Protomartyr share new song, "Dope Cloud," from The Agent Intellect

Protomartyr’s new record, The Agent Intellect, is coming out on October 9th worldwide via Hardly Art. Today, they’re sharing “Dope Cloud,” a new song from the full-length, and as close as the band as ever come to a “radio single.” The almost-anthem deals in a currency of lost ownership and the futility of creature comforts, as Joe Casey’s lyrics...

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S announces US tour, including CMJ performances

S, the ongoing project of Seattle singer-songwriter Jenn Ghetto (ex-Carissa’s Wierd), announced a new fall tour that covers markets in the Midwest, East Coast, South, Southwest, and Northwest today. S will also be performing sets at 2015 CMJ showcases, details TBA. See the tour page for a full list of dates. S’s widely-acclaimed Cool Choices is ...

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Chastity Belt announce West Coast tour, Euro dates with Death Cab for Cutie

Seattle band Chastity Belt have a busy autumn ahead of them. Today, the band shares news of an eight-date West Coast run that kicks off on September 15th in Portland. In October, the acclaimed four-piece heads overseas for their first-ever UK and European dates (including the All Years Leaving, Primavera, London Calling, and Iceland Airwaves fes...

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