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.

SOLIDS

Hackneyed as it may be to mention, the Montreal duo Solids did an excellent job choosing a name. While listening to 'Blame Confusion' (Fat Possum / Dine Alone Records), it's hard to imagine that an album this densely packed with sound is the handiwork of just two people, but guitarist Xavier Germain-Poitras and drummer Louis Guillemette fill every possible nook and cranny on their 2014 debut album with heavy yet melodic music. Like plenty of other indie rock bands in the 2010s, Solids take inspiration from alt-rock's early-'90s heyday, and it's easy to hear bits of Sonic Youth, Superchunk, and... Read »