Amanda Palmer Shares New Video, New Album Out Today

Amanda Palmer has released her new album today, an introspective masterpiece mostly with just her voice and piano. There Will Be No Intermission is out now via 8 Ft. Records/Cooking Vinyl. You can watch the video for ‘Voicemail for Jill’, directed by filmmaker Amber Sealey. Palmer has an in-store appearance and special performance this Sunday at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn and kicks off a full US tour in a few weeks. Continue reading

The Fifth Annual Doc’n Roll Film Festival Gets Underway Today

The Fifth Annual Doc’n Roll Film Festival gets underway today and runs through the 18th of November. Showing the best music documentaries from across all genres at ten of the London’s best-loved movie houses, Doc’n Roll London 2018 will screen 28 music documentaries that spotlight the icons and rebels of Afghanistan, Wales, Ethiopia and Ukraine; tell the stories of the groundbreaking record labels Blue Note and Trojan; map the worlds of grindcore (Slave To The Grind), metal (RockKabul), thrash legends (Sepultura – Endurance) blues, Detroit techno, “she-punks” and Kirtan mantras; and go behind the scenes with artists including Slow Club, Silvana, the Wedding Present, Chilly Gonzales, Badly Drawn Boy and Blondie’s Clem Burke. Get links to tickets for all of the screenings, panels, and special events, as well as see the trailers below.Continue reading

Doc’n Roll Film Festival Set To Return For Its Fifth Year

Long-running and diverse the Fifth Annual Doc’n Roll Film Festival will take over London this 1 to 18 November across ten of the city’s best-loved movie houses. Doc’n Roll London 2018 will screen 28 music documentaries that spotlight the icons and rebels of Afghanistan, Wales, Ethiopia and Ukraine; tell the stories of the groundbreaking record labels Blue Note and Trojan; map the worlds of grindcore (Slave To The Grind), metal (RockKabul) blues, Detroit techno, “she-punks” and Kirtan mantras; and go behind the scenes with artists including Slow Club, Silvana, Sepultura, the Wedding Present, Chilly Gonzales, Badly Drawn Boy and Blondie’s Clem Burke. Watch a bunch of awesome trailers and get the full details below. Continue reading

Ivar Bjørnson Talks Past, Present, And Future Of Enslaved With Ghost Cult

Enslaved, by Jonathan Arevalo Photography

Ivar Bjørnson chatted with Ghost Cult’s Keefy Chachkes during Enslaved’s New York By Norse event weekend, at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn. They discussed the history of the band, the special weekend and performance at The Gramarcy Theater, the upcoming Enslaved 25 documentary and new progress of the new Enslaved album! Thanks to By Norse, and Rough Trade Records. Video by Jonathan Arevalo for Ghost Cult. Continue reading