GUEST POST: Kristina Esfandiari Of King Woman- Top 10 Of 2016

 

Ghost Cult once more brings you “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world from 2016. Kristina Esfandiari (King Woman, Miserable) shares her Top 10 of 2016 with our readers. Look out for a new King Woman album, Created In The Image of Suffering next month from Relapse Records! Continue reading

Nothing Share Acoustic Performances, Book World Tour Dates

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Philly based post-hardcore shoegazers Nothing have shared acoustic footage of their summer time performance at Chicago’s Penguin Clothing store, right after they performed at this summer’s Lollapalooza. You can see the clips below: Continue reading

Incubate 2016 Part II: Tilburg, The Netherlands

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An Ocean Of Storms, Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

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Not many bands can say they played every single day of a four-day festival. Well, Slow Down, Molasses can! The Canadian shoegazers took to the stage at various venues over the weekend. They mostly played songs from their brand new record 100% Sunshine, which you could buy on PINK vinyl (needless to say, we did). Continue reading

Incubate Festival 2016 Part 1: Tilburg, Netherlands

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We’re back at Incubate Festival in the Dutch town of Tilburg to see all of the weird and wonderful this alternative music festival has to offer. Tilburg is in the midst of its last warm summer days and on our way to pick up a ticket we already see a lot of familiar faces. Incubate, we’ve missed you! Instead of having a week-long festival, this year Incubate has split up into three different editions (May/September/December), of which the four-day long September weekend is the biggest. Continue reading

Video: Nothing – Curse Of The Sun, Europen Tour Begins This Weekend

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Post-punk shoegazers Nothing have released a new music video for their track ‘Curse Of The Sun’ from their recent album Tired Of Tomorrow (Relapse). You can watch the video at this link or below:

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Incubate 2016 Line Up Set, Thurston Moore, Deerhoof, YOB, Nothing, Mutilation Rites And More

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Incubate Festival, one of the essential yearly gatherings of music, art, film and other cutting edge in Europe is back in 2016. Continue reading

Exclusive Stream: Nostalgist – Of Loves and Days Ago Album

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Nostalgist, photo by Shane Williams

On the verge of releasing their new album, Seattle post-punk shoegaze act Nostalgisthave teamed up with Ghost Cult to present a full stream forOf Loves and Days Ago (Nostalgium Directive) due out on July 10th. To celebrate the release, the band is undertaking a West Coast tour starting this Friday, with a hometown show at Barboza with VibraGun and Winnebago. A full list of dates can be seen below. A haunting sonic throwback full of clever songcraft, hear Of Loves and Days Ago now:

 

Led by Asa Eisenhardt on vocals and guitar, Nostalgist also counts Connor Keogh on bass and Mark Knowles on drums in their ranks. Formed in late 2012, Of Loves and Days Ago is the follow up to 2013’s acclaimed Monochromantic EP, which featured Nick Bassett (Whirr, Nothing, Deafheaven) on lead guitar and engineered/mixed/mastered by Jack Shirley.

 

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Of Loves and Days Ago track listing

1. Cold Open

2. Pull of the Plow

3. Dreaming in Celluloid

4. The Derelict

5. Stillframe

6. An Unbroken Take

7. Blast of Silence

8. The Void at My Feet

 

 

Nostalgist tour dates:

July 10: Barboza – Seattle, WA w/ VibraGun, Winnebago

July 11: Rotture – Portland, OR 21+ 315 SE 3rd Avenue w/ Satsuma, Sabonis, Spirit Host

July 12: Old Nick’s- Eugene, OR w/Satsuma, Paleons, Josh Finch

July 13: Press Club- Sacramento, CA NMBRSTTN (Number Station), Fifi, Color of Closure

July 14: The Hemlock – San Francisco, CA w/ Lotus Thief, Whatfunlifewas

July 15: Third Eye Records- Long Beach, CA w/ Crisis Arm, Cruelty Code

July 16: Sweet Springs Saloon – San Luis Obispo, CA w/ Hollow Sunshine, Crisis Arm, Paperman

July 17: PTP La Cita PTP – Los Angeles, CA @ La Cita w/ Crisis Arm

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Nostalgist Book West Coast Tour Ahead of New Album

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Seattle post-punk shoegaze act Nostalgist have booked a west coast tour to support their new full length Of Loves and Days Ago (Nostalgium Directive) due out on July 10th. A full list of dates can be seen below.

Led by Asa Eisenhardt on vocals and guitar, Nostalgist also counts Connor Keogh on bass and Mark Knowles on drums in their ranks. Formed in late 2012, Or Loves and Days Ago is the follow up to 2013’s acclaimed Monochromatic EP, which featured Nick Bassett (Whirr, Nothing, Deafheaven) on lead guitar and engineered/mixed/mastered by Jack Shirley.

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Nostalgist live, photo by Shane Williams


Of Love and Days Ago track listing

1. Cold Open

2. Pull of the Plow

3. Dreaming in Celluloid

4. The Derelict

5. Stillframe

6. An Unbroken Take

7. Blast of Silence

8. The Void at My Feet

 

 

Nostalgist tour dates:

July 10: Barboza – Seattle, WA w/ VibraGun, Winnebago

July 11: Rotture – Portland, OR 21+ 315 SE 3rd Avenue w/ Satsuma, Sabonis, Spirit Host

July 12: Old Nick’s- Eugene, OR w/Satsuma, Paleons, Josh Finch

July 13: Press Club- Sacramento, CA NMBRSTTN (Number Station), Fifi, Color of Closure

July 14: The Hemlock – San Francisco, CA w/ Lotus Thief, Whatfunlifewas

July 15: Third Eye Records- Long Beach, CA w/ Crisis Arm, Cruelty Code

July 16: Sweet Springs Saloon – San Luis Obispo, CA w/ Hollow Sunshine, Crisis Arm, Paperman

July 17: PTP La Cita PTP – Los Angeles, CA @ La Cita w/ Crisis Arm

Nostalgist online

Nostalgst on Facebook

Nothing, Merchandise and Cloakroom North American Tour In May and June

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Nothing has booked a string of upcoming shows in May and June across North America withCloakroom and Merchandise.

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May 08: The White Rabbit Cabaret – Indianapolis, IN
May 09: The Record Bar – Kansas City, MO
May 10: Austin Psych Fest – Austin, TX
May 11: Lola’s – Fort Worth, TX
May 13: Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
May 14: Sister Bar – Albuquerque, NM
May 15: Pub Rock – Scottsdale, AZ
May 17: Hideout – San Diego, CA
May 19: Metro – Oakland, CA

Merchandise and Cloakroom
May 21: Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
May 22: Cobalt – Vancouver, BC
May 23: Sasquatch! Music Festival – George, WA
May 24: Neurolux – Boise, ID
May 26: Urban Lounge – Salt lake City, UT
May 27: Marquis Theater – Denver, CO
May 28: Slowdown – Omaha, NE
May 30: High Noon Saloon – Madison, WI
Jun 01: Subterranean – Chicago, IL
Jun 02: UFO Factory – Detroit, MI
Jun 03: ShiBGB’s – Toronto, ON
Jun 04: Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
Jun 05: The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA
Jun 06: Palisades – New York, NY
Jun 07: Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
Jun 08: Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
Jul 31: Osheaga Music and Arts Festival – Montreal, QC