Hopscotch Music Festival Confirm Line Up

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Hopscotch Music Festival, dubbed “America’s (Secretly) Best Festival” and “the premiere experimental and underground festival in America,” returns September 10-12, 2015, to downtown Raleigh, NC at Raleigh City Plaza. Confirmed artists performing include:

Ace Henderson
Acid Chaperone
Advaeta
American Aquarium
Ameriglow
Bandages
Battles
Big Ups
Birds of Avalon
Black Clouds
Blaxxx
Booher
Boulevards
Breathers
Brief Lives
Bully
Cakes Da Killa
Carlitta Durand
Cashmere Cat
Chaz French
Chelsea Wolfe
Choked Out
Chulo
Clark
Cloud Becomes Your Hand
Dad & Dad
Daniel Romano
Deerhunter
DJ Earl
Dorthia Cottrell
Drippy Inputs
Dwight Yoakam
Echo Courts
Elisa Ambrogio
Escher
EYEHATEGOD
Eyes Low
Father
FAULTS
Flock of Dimes
Fórn
Godflesh
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
GoldLink
Grand Champeen
Grandma Sparrow
Hank Wood & The Hammerheads
Hanz
HeCTA
Ian William Craig
Jake Xerxes Fussell
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
Jenks Miller & Rose Cross NC
Jenny Hval
Jessica Pratt
John Chantler
Jubilee
Keath Mead
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Las Rosas
Lawrence English
Le1F
Leapling
Less Western
Leverage Models
Lilac Shadows
Lizzo
Lost Trail
Loud Boyz
Lud
Luxe Posh
Lydia Loveless
Mac McCaughan
Mamiffer
Mary Lattimore & Jeff Zeigler
May Erwin
Microkingdom
Mitski
Moenda
Moon Duo
Morbids
Mumdance
Must Be The Holy Ghost
Naked Naps
Natalie Prass and the Spacebomb Orchestra
Nathan Golub
Natural Causes
New Music Raleigh: Music by Oscar Bettison and Evan Ziporyn
Nick James
No Love
Nocando
Nots
Obey City
OBN IIIs
Old Man Gloom
Oulipo
Outer Spaces
Owen Pallett
Patois Counselors
Peacers
Phil Cook presents Southland Mission
Pile
Pill
Porches
Prurient
Pusha T
River Whyless
Roky Erickson
Sannhet
Sarah Louise
Secret Boyfriend
Sheer Mag
Shitty Boots
Silent Lunch
SkyBlew
SMLH
Solar Halos
Some Army
Soon
Steve Gunn & The Black
Twig Pickers
Tashi Dorji
The Vibekillers
thefacesblur
Tombs
TV on the Radio
Tycho
TZYVYX
Wahyas
Warehouse
Wildhoney
Wizard Rifle
Wovenhand
WYMYNS PRYSYN
X
Yandrew
Zack Mexico
Zeena Parkins
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Irata: New Song Premiere- ‘Semjase’

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Ghost Cult Magazine is pleased to bring you the premiere stream of the new song by stoner-rock masters Irata: ‘Semjase’, from their upcoming split with Solar Halos. The split is the debut release from the newly formed CrimsonEye Records (CER-001), highlighting the best new music from these two up and coming heavy bands hailing from North Carolina. On the strength of their recent EP Vultures, and their previous full-length, Irata continues to forge ahead; building on the foundation they began with. Their calling cards are unique vocals, psychedelic riffs, heavy beats, massive hooks, and compelling lyrics.

 

Stretching out from under the wing of their producer, Phillip Cope of Kylesa, ‘Semjase’ hints at the growth of the band and foretells where they are heading next. A sprawling, patient epic of a track, ‘Semjase’ has a mantra-like refrain that will latch on to you and not let go. Irata shares a lineage, with the avant-garde leaning, southern metal scene that has already birthed Baroness, Torche, Black Tusk, Monstro, plus adding in post-rock and prog influences for good measure.

 

Made up of members of Horseback, Curtains of Night, Caltrop, Fin Fang Foom, to doomy Solar Halos are no slouches either, so this split is really worth getting. The pre-order went live yesterday from CrimsonEye’s Bandcamp and Website. It comes out as a 10″ on July 22 in 100 coke bottle clear and 200 translucent red.

 

 

Editor’s note: We have removed our preview. Feel free to check out the links at the bottom of this post, and support an underground band.

 

 

 

Pre-Order the Split from CrimsonEye

CrimsonEye Records on Bandcamp

Irata on Facebook

Solar Halos on Facebook