Widowspeak played Death by Audio

Death by Audio currently celebrates its 5th anniversary. As part of the ongoing festivities, Widowspeak played to a packed house last night. A video edit of “Half Awake” is below.

Vaura played Death by Audio

Supporting their new album “Selenelion”, Brooklyn shoegazers Vaura played Death by Audio last night. Watch the band’s new promotional clip and a video edit of the show below.

Live at Death by Audio – “Obsidian Damascene Sun”

Promotional clip “Drachma”

Thursday live at saint vitus: Picastro, Yosh (Bloody Panda), Sondra Sun-Odeon

All the cool kids are in Austin for SxSW. It’s finally safe to leave the house again. We’ll be celebrating this special occasion TODAY at Saint Vitus in Greenpoint with a night of hauntingly beautiful moodiness. Canada’s Picastro will be joined by Yosh (Bloody Panda) and Sondra Sun-Odeon. More details below or via the FB invite.


“Commanding influences as varied as gypsy field recordings, Greek rembetika, Russian folksongs, Faces, and Black Sabbath, Toronto’s Picastro craft starkly discordant soundscapes where murmured vocals cascade alongside a rich panorama of dissonance and string-laden dynamics. (Polyvinyl)

SONDRA SUN-ODEON photo by Emily Raw

“Her music is …darkly romantic. Guitar loops meet clouds of delicate string arrangements and morph into finger picked arpeggios. Ethereal vocals morph into banshee-wailing abandon adjacent to detuned guitars. The sounds are at times reminiscent of Earth, Keiji Haino, Nico and Grace Slick, and yet exist in a unique tonal world of its own that’s extremely difficult to pin down.Her solo album debut has been a year in the making and includes collaborations with Helena Espvall (of Espers) on cello, Leyna Marika Papach (Carla Bouzalich, JG Thirlwell’s Manorexia) on violin and viola, and percussion by Ben McConnell (Beach House, Brightblack Morning Light, Marissa Nadler, Rain Machine). It is slated for release later this year.”


Yoshiko Ohara is the vocalist for avant-doomsters Bloody Panda. This is her solo project. Expect E.V.E.R.Y.T.H.I.N.G.

8$ | 8pm | Mar 15 | Saint Vitus Bar | Brooklyn | 1120 Manhattan Avenue
For adv tickets click here.

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sleepmakeswaves are here

Australian instrumental post-rockers sleepmakeswaves are currently in the US for a short tour. They played at The Acheron in Williamsburg last night. A 2 song video edit of the show is below. Those that couldn’t make it will have the chance again tonight to see the quartet at Saint Vitus in Greenpoint. For more details check out the FB invite.

Child Abuse at Secret Project Robot

Child Abuse are about to embark on a European tour and played a warm-up show last night at Secret Project Robot. Also on the bill was Oneida’s Kid Millions, performing a set full of free jazz improv congeniality with Jim Sauters. Sandwiched in between, were Normal Love. Rest assured, there’s nothing ‘normal’ about those guys as you can see for yourself via the video(s) below. Sonic bliss all around.


Wires Under Tension simply destroyed at 285 Kent last Saturday. Watch a 2 song video edit of their performance below.

this will destroy you

Instrumental ‘post-rockers’ This Will Destroy You were in town to play a couple of shows. We caught them at 285 Kent in Brooklyn. Watch a 3 song edit below.

Life Size Maps played 285 Kent

Brooklyn Indie favorites Life Size Maps played 285 Kent. Watch a video edit of “Weird Luck” from Saturday’s performance below.