[Photo courtesy of Speakeasy PR] By Julia Weber, Features Editor Macky Spider Bowman is the drummer for Lobsterfest headlining punk band THE BOBBY LEES. Ahead of Lobsterfest, I called him to talk about headlining the festival, what he’s been listening to lately, the importance of routine and, of course, the power of smell. [This interview…
Q&A: Greet Death
[Photo provided by Mark Connolly] By Julia Weber, Features Editor Greet Death are a Michigan-based rock band and one of the headlining acts for ACRN’s 2023 Lobsterfest. Before their Saturday night performance, I talked with Sam Boyhtari of Greet Death about everything ranging from new music and touring, Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, shameless adoration of…
Preview: ACRN presents foxtails, Kaiba, Wasp Factory, and Sign Language on April 16 at The Union
By Roman Salomone, Contributor Welcome back, rock lobsters! We hope you all had a great time at Lobsterfest, but we’re not done just yet. ACRN has one killer final treat for you all before the school year ends, so get ready for the greatest DIY and hardcore show you’ll ever see, right here at The…
Fleet Foxes release new song “A Sky Like I’ve Never Seen”
[Photo courtesy of Uncut] By Roman Salomone, Contributor Fleet Foxes have shared a new song for the Prime Video documentary Wildcat. The song is titled “A Sky Like I’ve Never Seen” and features a contribution from Brazilian singer-songwriter Tim Bernardes. The track was recorded in Amsterdam and New York. Read more: Brockhampton announce final album…
Album Review: The Vacant Lots – Closure
By: Cody Englander, Contributor [Fuzz Club; 2022] Rating: 6.5/10 Key Tracks: “Thank You”, “Burning Bridges”, “Obsession” “Closure” is the first project I’ve heard from The Vacant Lots, and it certainly won’t be the last. This is the most recent album from Jared Artaud and Brian MacFayden, with the alternative and electronic sound they are known…
Ronan Conroy releases new LP “The Slow Death of the LoveMyth”
[Photo courtesy of Shameless Promotion PR] By Nicholas Kobe, contributor NYC based Dubliner Ronan Conroy has returned to release his newest LP, “The Slow Death of the LoveMyth”. Conroy has poured himself into the “LoveMyth” project since 2013, finally being unleashed as a dark pop project melding the 80/90’s goth bands of his youth with…
Blessed drop new single “Agoraphobia” ahead of upcoming album
[Image courtesy of Ultra Dogme] By Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor On Wednesday, avant-rock band Blessed dropped their new single “Agoraphobia” ahead of their upcoming album, “Circuitous“. On this track, the band has sharpened their musical strengths with controlled drums and staccato-like syncopation to heighten the excitement around their project. Read more: Bandcamp to drop exclusive…
Maggie Rogers drops new single “That’s Where I Am”
After a three year hiatus, alternative singer Maggie Rogers finally released the first single off her upcoming sophomore album Surrender, which drops July 29.
Coin drops their latest single “I Think I Met You In A Dream”
On Friday COIN dropped “I Think I Met You In A Dream”, the new single from their upcoming album UNCANNY VALLEY, which will be released on March 25.
Isaac Wood of Black Country, New Road announces departure from band
Black Country, New Road singer Isaac Wood declared that he plans to leave his beloved band to focus on his mental health via the band’s Instagram, a few days before their album Ants From Up There was set to release. Wood served as a co-founder and a key vocalist within the band.
Snail Mail Postpones US Tour
Lindsey Jordan of Snail Mail announced via Twitter that her upcoming US tour in support of her latest album Valentine will be postponed due to vocal injury.
Group Feature: ACRN’s Live Music Feature
As 2021 comes to a close, it’s starting to look like we’re seeing the resurrection of live music. Here’s ACRN’s list of artists we’ll be rushing out to see as soon as we can.