Hey Mother Death reveal ‘The Hills’ video

2c854c24-7ce8-48ec-87a7-9b8b075bfe81Hey Mother Death will be releasing their debut album ‘Highway’ via Paper Bag Records on July 10th.  Today, the band have revealed the video for The Hills, which is lifted from ‘Highway.’ Watch it via YouTube below.

Hey Mother Death will perform as part of Halifax’s OBEY Convention on Saturday, May 23rd at Fort Massey. Pre-order ‘Highway’ here.

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Gonzo Multimedia to release The Boomtown Rats – Live in Germany ’78

Boomtown RatsGonzo Multimedia will be releasing an unreleased live DVD/CD by rock legends The Boomtown Rats featuring Bob Geldof titled “Live In Germany ’78” on June 8, 2015.

In 1975 friends Garry Roberts, Simon Crowe, Johnnie Moylett, Patrick Cusack and Gerry Cott formed a band in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland. Bob Geldof was originally invited to be the band’s manager, but he soon found himself nominated to take on the role of lead vocals by guitarist Garry Roberts, who originally had that job and didn’t want it.

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Boys Noize release new track + play NYC 5/23 #BNR10YR at Webster Hall

boys-noize-02-864x576Boys Noize revealed a new track Overstayer from his upcoming ‘Strictly Raw Vol. 1′ release. Take a listen to the track via Soundcloud below.

German electronic producer and DJ Boys Noize announces his new double vinyl EP ‘Strictly Raw Vol. 1,’ which will come out on June 2nd on double vinyl and June 22nd on all digital platforms via his Boysnoize Records. Besides collaborations from Tiga, Johnny Sack, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Atom TM, Pilo and SCNTST, there are a couple of Boys Noize tracks as well. You can check out the track Celebral by Boys Noize & Pilo here.

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Future Death announce new EP + share new track

Credit: Donny Hermes

Credit: Donny Hermes

With just two years of activity, Austin-based space punk band Future Death have kept busy. They released their first single in July 2013, and their debut self-titled EP was released in October of that year. After many regional tours and countless local shows, they released their debut full-length album ‘Special Victim’ in May 2014 on Portland’s Bloodmoss Records, garnering attention from Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Noisey, and more. The album was followed by extensive national tours in 2014 and 2015 with Texas bands This Will Destroy You and Boyfrndz. The band and their music was also featured in the upcoming indie slasher film ‘Night of the Babysitter’ (2015).

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Taste of Toronto announces partnership with WayHome Music and Arts

97765456-2a9a-41e8-8eef-c0c15ff2a08eTaste of Toronto, the restaurant festival happening from July 2 through July 5 at Fort York National Historic Site in Toronto have announced it is partnering with WayHome Music and Arts, the summer music festival taking place from July 24 to 26 at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, near Barrie.

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Weed shares new video + announces tour

weedVancouver’s Weed have shared the video for their single Thousand Pounds, directed by Courtney Garvin of the The Courtneys. The footage of the band was shot in Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver.

“I went with reversal black and white Super 8 film for a punk vibe, and also for the purpose of having a positive film print,” says Garvin. “I then doodled on the film directly with a finely sanded piece of wire. Because the frames are insanely tiny I used magnifying goggles to see what I was doing. I then had all the film telecined to a digital format and the technician said only this to me, ‘I hope the band appreciates all that scratching.'” Check it out below via YouTube.

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Canada’s largest exhibition of Andy Warhol paintings and prints is coming to Toronto

Beginning this summer, Toronto collectors, curators and art enthusiasts can view one of the world’s largest collections of original Andy Warhol prints and paintings. Located in Yorkville at 77 Bloor Street West, Andy Warhol Revisited: A Mirror For Today brings a museum quality exhibition to the city for a six month period and be open to the public daily from Wednesday, July 1 through to Thursday, December 31, 2015.

© 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Curated by Los-Angeles based Revolver Gallery, ‘Andy Warhol Revisited: A Mirror For Today’ will feature a selection of Warhol’s most recognizable pieces including portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Mick Jagger, as well as the artist’s iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans. With over 120  prints and paintings on view from Revolver Gallery’s prominent collection, the exhibition will also include artwork from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., Christie’s Auction House, and distinguished museum and private collections.

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