Marvin Divine – Night Shift

21 year old Hip Hop/Pop artist Marvin Divine releases his song “Night Shift” to the world. It’s been said that this is a track that may or may not make the final cut of Marvin’s EP/album being released this summer. Marvine has been getting a lot better recently and this track is a prime example [...]

Rescuer and Direct Effect touring together in May (dates)

by Andrew Sacher Rescuer Two Florida post-hardcore bands, Rescuer and Direct Effect, will be heading out on a tour together this year. Direct Effect just put out their newest record, Sunburn (via Tiny Engines), an album of Fucked Up/Paint It…

The Fest adds even more bands (Paint It Black, Iron Chic, The City on Film, Treasure Fleet, Sundials, State Faults, PUP, more)

Paint It Black in Philly in 2013 (more by Alyssa Tanchajja) We mentioned earlier today that the reunited Mineral would be playing Gainesville, FL multi-venue punk festival The Fest (10/31 – 11/2), and since then even more artists have been…

Brooklyn DA says his office won’t prosecute minor pot charges

4/20 was Sunday and now comes more good news for marijuana smokers in one of NYC’s five boroughs: The NY Post reports that Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson issued a memo to the NYPD that his office will no…

[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 4/24

Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some … Continue reading »

Terence Fixmer : Empire EP


Terence Fixmer’s new EP is on Planet Rouge but he previously appeared here last year with his Bells EP on Electric Deluxe, who specialise in uncompromising techno. This is more of the same, out next week. Empire is propelled by a bass that offers a rainbow of colours, all of them black. Descente is like […]

Peter Travers: April Showers of Scum

April’s almost over and Peter Travers is ready to unleash one last hefty shower of scum — you’[...]

The Presidents of the United States of America released their first album since 2008, going on tour (dates & stream)

Veteran quirk rockers The Presidents of the United States of America had planned to be done recording music after 2008′s These Are the Good Times People, but as drummer Jason Finn puts it, they "accidentally did it again" with…

New Music: HS87 Drops First Single From ‘We The Plug’ Album

Grinding their whole life and reaping the benefits from their hardwork is exactly what HS87 have been doing. Dropping their first single “Grindin’ My Whole Life” from their compilation album We The Plug, grammy winning producer Hit Boy and his HS87 (H…

Misery Index share title track from from ‘The Killing Gods’ (listen) ++ an interview with singer Jason Netherton

Misery Index

By Doug Moore Misery Index at Fontana’s, CMJ 2009 (more by Samantha Marble) Jason Netherton likes to keep himself busy. His current band, Misery Index, is one of the tightest and most active death meta bands on the touring circuit…