[Locals Only] The Long Beach band deliver heavy, sweeping shoegaze you can actually look up to
The opening scene of Highland's music video for "Railroads" centers on singer/guitarist Scott Holmes' slow immersion in a dark beach cave in which moving shadows and other stoner hallucinations abound. Surrounded by the band's waves of slowly mutating soundscapes and washed-out distortion, subtle ha ... More >>
It's no secret that Tuesday afternoons can drone on pretty badly after your lunch has settled. So we're glad that today we can use the word "drone" in a slightly more uplifting context, thanks to an afternoon song leak by the psychedelic shoegazers, Highlands. The Long Beach quartet just dosed us wi ... More >>
The NYC dream popsters add synthesizers to the mix on their new record, 'Fluorescence'
Holy Fuck: Holy fuck! Awesome Canucks! Coachella dealt me a TKO, so I missed Sunday. Ouch. Beware the undercooked brown rice... or something. Sadly, my illness prevented me from witnessing Holy Fuck, Swervedriver, Spiritualized, Justice, Modeselektor, Booka Shade, Black Mountain, Deadmau5, Linton ... More >>
Better Than: Driving all the way to Los Angeles and paying to park. Download: "Lectric" from their album Hideout Some bands have a difficult time replicating their sound in the live format. Film School are not one of those bands, as they manage to drown their audience in waves of sound. In order ... More >>
With a New Four-CD Retrospective, Rhino Records Captures the Agony and Ecstasy of Modern English Rock’s Golden Age
Moses McCartney do the time warp