It sounds like Arcade Fire after the apocalypse.
The music has all the familiar trappings of the post-rock genre, but the band pulls influences from the Beach Boys to Failure to create something wholly unique.
"I think albums like these are themes or open-ended scores for people who imagine stories in their heads," Carpenter said. "You provide the images. I'll provide the music."
The album is tastefully weird and complex, but manages to stay unpretentious. It's a nice reminder that you can still experiment without sounding shitty and indulgent.
I stopped wearing band shirts in high school. I gave them up because whenever I wore one to a party or a group hang, within 0.3 seconds I'd be bailed up by some interminable Music Dude.
Maryland-based Two Inch Astronaut has a throwback sound that channels the sludgy math rock of the 90s.Their new track is an angsty opus that features intricate instrumentation and envy-inducing technique.
Band for Life is a comic about Guntit, the most fucking roundest band in the world. In this episode, they go to a holistic instrument repair shop.
When you call your event an "Underground Music Showcase"—the title of Denver's 14-year-old local music festival—are you obligated to adhere to all the weird rules and intricate politics of indie culture, no matter how big you get?
When Kris Kirk isn't making noise in his band DOSES, he's collaborating with photographer Madison East, shooting images of their stupid punk lives in LA.
This is Band For Life, a weekly comic in which weird aliens or possibly mutants or maybe just odd-looking people have a rock band together. In this installment, the band argues and tries to write a song and then argues some more.
Band for Life is a candy-colored comic about a rock band of ne'er-do-wells called Guntit and their attempts to keep it together. In this episode, Guntit's performance turns unsurprisingly violent, and Linda has to whomp some people.
After having his hands cut off by Adrian, the asshole with the stupid haircut considers retaliating against the Boys.
Nothing like spending a day eating pills with your bandmates in the park.
In this week's installment of Band for Life, the day of Guntit's first show has arrived, but Animal, the band's drummer, is fighting to keep it together.
In this week's episode of Band for Life, Guntit learns how to steal fry grease for their new van.
In this week's Band for Life, the band tries to sell gramp's motorcycle and struggles to balance their career with family life.
In this week's episode of Band for Life, Guntit realizes they are dead-broke. How will they afford a van to get to their first gig?
The members of Guntit finally wrote their first song. It's called "Scented Tampon in Satan's Twat," and it's going to be the song of the summer.
In the second installment of Alex Schubert's weekly comic, Blobby Boys, the Boys look for a new keyboard player for the band but find some jackass with a bad haircut.
Midway through high school, Chucky, the biggest bad ass I knew, invited me to join his punk band. I was super excited until I realized Chucky hated weed and his idea of punk rock was sitting on his couch watching reruns.
Indie dudes in indie bands: Can you just put everything down and stop for a second? Yeah, put down the banjo you don't know how to play. Take a knee. I've got some advice for ya.
The Pizza Underground, comprised of Matt Colbourn, Phoebe Kreutz, Deenah Vollmer, Austin Kilham, and Macaulay Culkin, are lounging in the living room area. They're wearing all black, topped off with black shades, because, you know, they're a pizza-themed…
Former Motherboard editor Sean Yeaton used to walk around the VICE offices carrying a Bunsen burner and saying stuff like, "Drones are the future!" Then his band, Parquet Courts, took off and he was like, "Working at a computer all day is the pits! I'm go…
The new hot spot where all the cool kids go to do keg stands on stacks of cock rings is the MOTHAFUCKIN' PACIFIC NORTHWEST! And to prove it, we enlisted Pacific Northwest bands Pony Time, the Thermals, Tacocat, and Parenthetical Girls to share pictures fr…