Spouse is an experimental rock band from the northeastern United States, reminiscent of late 80s underground groups like The Replacements and the Pixies. Fronted by Jose Ignacio Ayerve, Spouse is a large project, similar in organization to Broken Social Scene, with many members and contributors from various other bands including pedro the lion, the silver jews and the pernice brothers.
We are a lifeguard, a librarian and a bum living off of collected insurance. Our combined age is 64. Our family tree has a John Dillinger branch. We play air hockey. A lot. We run for the health of it. We write our letters in octopus ink. Hablamos espanyol, pues, probamos.
"The Earth is Black" was recorded to analog tape over an eight month period. While the album's process stretched out from December 2007 until July 2008, lapses in time gave way to line up and location changes. Vincent Cacchione, the bands principal songwriter, began tracking in the New Jersey basement of a dear friend, Nick Coleman, on modest 8 track home recording gear.
The Goodbye Radio is a New York band founded by acclaimed indie rockers and songwriters, Mike Harrison (Vocals) and Jeff Walsh (Guitar, Keyboards). They're joined by Lee Greenman (Bass) and Mike Denton (Drums). Their new self-titled album will be released on 10/23/12 and is preceded by new single, "Love Won't Save Me" which is already garnering great buzz:
A Million Years are a Brooklyn-based four piece who are making music for your grey matter. Stimulated by the intellectualism and sonic experimentation of bands like Radiohead, Spoon and Wilco, they strive to create a world of smart, brooding characters wandering around in our digitized soundscape.
The Harbours are a band from the Mission District of San Francisco. Beginning in the wake of another band's hiatus, the Harbours were formed to play & record the songs of M. Zelaya. The songs are lyrical rock music that leans towards 60's pop and rock as well as modern indie rock. They have one album out and are currently working on the second.
Fever Scene is an indie rock band from San Francisco, California. Bringing together a diverse group of music that catches the spirit of the city, they are on a journey to recreate the rush you felt when you heard that first song you fell in love with.
Out Damned Spot is a highly melodic indie-alternative rock band based in San Francisco. They follow in the musical tradition of bands like Concrete Blonde, 10,000 Maniacs and Grace Slick, with intimate, introspective lyrics and powerful female vocals over a rock arrangement.