NEW WRITER: PLANNINGTOROCK

Planningtorock | 27/08/14

Jam Rostron, Bolton-born, Berlin-based is welcomed to the Domino Publishing family. The artist behind the multimedia recording and performance project Planningtorock, her 2014 LP 'All Love’s Legal' is both an extension of her previous work and a refinement and of its ideas and sonics. Planningtorock has always incorporated politics into her music, but this is by far her most explicitly political record yet. It follows 'W', which was released on DFA in 2011, and her 2006 debut album... Read more?

NEW MUSIC: TY SEGALL 'MANIPULATOR' (DRAG CITY)

Ty Segall | 27/08/14

Ty Segall returns with another belter after the release of 'Sleeper' (Drag City 2014) which saw Ty have a dramatic change of pace to great effect. 'Manipulator' see's the guitars turned right back up for another fantastically raucous record.

LIGHT POLLUTION

Midwesterners often feel obligated to apologize for/complain about their landscape. Chicago’s Light Pollution does not. The contrasting feelings of wonderment and isolation evoked by the frozen Midwestern plains deeply pervade their sound.

23-year-old songwriter James Cicero grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, the son of Italian and Spanish Catholics. His grandfather was a poor trumpet player, and his father a strict military man. As a result, when Cicero bought his first guitar at the age of seventeen, his father took to locking it in the attic. Cicero left for college in Dekalb, IL, met drummer Matt Evert, obsessively wrote songs... Read »