Styrofoam Drone
VILLE FANTOME is crafting killer bluesy-garage surf rock 500 miles off the coast in a basement in Strasbourg, France. His first release, Anything 4 U, is as haunted as the band name suggests and is truly impressive considering it was conceived immaculately; jerZ Dietrich employed no overdubs or tapes. A lone loop pedal enabled its multi-instrument birth. Listen now and snag the 7” » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/20/ville-fantome-anything-4-u-7-ep/

VILLE FANTOME is crafting killer bluesy-garage surf rock 500 miles off the coast in a basement in Strasbourg, France. His first release, Anything 4 U, is as haunted as the band name suggests and is truly impressive considering it was conceived immaculately; jerZ Dietrich employed no overdubs or tapes. A lone loop pedal enabled its multi-instrument birth. Listen now and snag the 7” » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/20/ville-fantome-anything-4-u-7-ep/

The SPIDER BAGS fourth full-length album, Frozen Letter, may have just nabbed the award for best psychedelic-garage rock summer jam of 2014 (if such a thing even exists in these troubled times). A concise-but-concentrated dose of riffage that channels the spirit of both classic and even punk rock with just the right dash of wooziness at times. Listen now courtesy of Merge Records » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/19/spider-bags-frozen-letter/

The SPIDER BAGS fourth full-length album, Frozen Letter, may have just nabbed the award for best psychedelic-garage rock summer jam of 2014 (if such a thing even exists in these troubled times). A concise-but-concentrated dose of riffage that channels the spirit of both classic and even punk rock with just the right dash of wooziness at times. Listen now courtesy of Merge Records » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/19/spider-bags-frozen-letter/

Internationally recognized as a primitive, psychotic force of rock n’ roll, THE ANOMALYS initially released their self-titled debut through Slovenly Recordings in June of 2010. The nine-song assault of blues-flavored, punk rock savagery can definitely be summed up in one word – raw. Now they’re back with a new 7″ EP from the label, Deadline Blues. Listen here now » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/18/the-anomalys-st-lp/

Internationally recognized as a primitive, psychotic force of rock n’ roll, THE ANOMALYS initially released their self-titled debut through Slovenly Recordings in June of 2010. The nine-song assault of blues-flavored, punk rock savagery can definitely be summed up in one word – raw. Now they’re back with a new 7″ EP from the label, Deadline Blues. Listen here now » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/18/the-anomalys-st-lp/

Hot Off the Press this week: Washington state grunge-punk trio NAOMI PUNK have just announced their sophomore LP Television Man, HONEY RADAR has a new cassette full of lo-fi psych-pop entitled Chain Smoking on Easter, DUMB DOCTORS drop their second digital single Psychosys and last but not least, a new cassette tape from Oakland-based fuzz-rockers BICYCLE DAY » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/15/hot-off-the-press-naomi-punk-dumb-doctors-honey-radar-bicycle-day/

Hot Off the Press this week: Washington state grunge-punk trio NAOMI PUNK have just announced their sophomore LP Television Man, HONEY RADAR has a new cassette full of lo-fi psych-pop entitled Chain Smoking on Easter, DUMB DOCTORS drop their second digital single Psychosys and last but not least, a new cassette tape from Oakland-based fuzz-rockers BICYCLE DAY » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/15/hot-off-the-press-naomi-punk-dumb-doctors-honey-radar-bicycle-day/


The machines are humming, the band’s locked in and the psychic damage has been done. The question is where do you go from here? BEAR IN HEAVEN’S latest entry Time is Over One Day Old captures a group that’s grappling with those questions; trying to find the answer and move forward. Read on and listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/14/bear-in-heaven-time-is-over-one-day-old/
The machines are humming, the band’s locked in and the psychic damage has been done. The question is where do you go from here? BEAR IN HEAVEN’S latest entry Time is Over One Day Old captures a group that’s grappling with those questions; trying to find the answer and move forward. Read on and listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/14/bear-in-heaven-time-is-over-one-day-old/
Tomorrow @ Bourbon and Branch! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/13/next-week-the-mad-doctors-wreaths-jackie-paper-seismic-thrust-814-bourbon-branch/
BEVERLY is the beachy brainchild of Avan Lava’s Drew Citron and former Vivian Girls drummer Frankie Rose. Their debut LP, Careers, just dropped on Kanine records, with ten tracks that nod to 90s lo-fi pop. Listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/13/beverly-careers/

BEVERLY is the beachy brainchild of Avan Lava’s Drew Citron and former Vivian Girls drummer Frankie Rose. Their debut LP, Careers, just dropped on Kanine records, with ten tracks that nod to 90s lo-fi pop. Listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/13/beverly-careers/

SS: Sydney-based STRAIGHT ARROWS just announced tour dates in Europe to go with their new sophomore LP Rising, a co-release from Hozac (US), Rice is Nice (AUS) and Agitated Records (UK). Read and listen now » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/12/straight-arrows-rising/

SS: Sydney-based STRAIGHT ARROWS just announced tour dates in Europe to go with their new sophomore LP Rising, a co-release from Hozac (US), Rice is Nice (AUS) and Agitated Records (UK). Read and listen now » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/12/straight-arrows-rising/

CROPPED OUT is an annual musical gathering in Louisville, KY. They just announced the event for the fifth straight year, taking place during the last weekend of September on the 26th and 27th. Read on for a full list of confirmed bands and where to get your tickets! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/12/cropped-out-2014-sept-26-27-louisville-ky/

CROPPED OUT is an annual musical gathering in Louisville, KY. They just announced the event for the fifth straight year, taking place during the last weekend of September on the 26th and 27th. Read on for a full list of confirmed bands and where to get your tickets! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/12/cropped-out-2014-sept-26-27-louisville-ky/

Bachelor Records in Austria recently added another 7″ to their archival series. Strassen was the debut 7″ from GLUEAMS, an early pop-punk four-piece from Switzerland, initially released in 1979. Listen here and snag the wax! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/11/glueams-strassen-7/

Bachelor Records in Austria recently added another 7″ to their archival series. Strassen was the debut 7″ from GLUEAMS, an early pop-punk four-piece from Switzerland, initially released in 1979. Listen here and snag the wax! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/08/11/glueams-strassen-7/