News

Shaky Knees Festival Lineup - The National, Jack White, The War on Drugs, Fleet Foxes, and More

Plus Queens of the Stone Age, Courtney Barnett, David Byrne, Franz Ferdinand, Alvvays, and Others

Jan 08, 2018

The lineup for the 2018 Shaky Knees Music Festival has been announced. The festival goes down in Atlanta, GA's Central Park May 4-6. The headliners are The National, Jack White, and Queens of the Stone Age.  More

May 01, 2017

Britpop and Madchester survivors The Charlatans are releasing a new albumDifferent Days, on May 26 via BMG.  More

Apr 05, 2017

Britpop and Madchester survivors The Charlatans are releasing a new album, Different Days, on May 26 via BMG. Now the band has shared the album's first single, "Plastic Machinery." More

Ride Announce New Album, Share “Charm Assault” Video

Weather Diaries Due Out June 16 via Wichita, Video Co-Directed by Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe

Mar 23, 2017

British shoegazing icons Ride reformed in 2014 and have been touring. They announced back in December that they were working on a new album and last month they shared its first two singles (and their first new songs in 21 years), the straight up rocker "Charm Assault" and the dreamier "Home Is a Feeling."  More

Premiere: Brian Jonestown Massacre – “L’Enfer”

Musique De Film Imaginé is Out April 27

Apr 15, 2015

Brian Jonestown Massacre’s newest track “L’Enfer” is a moody, guitar and drone-based instrumental. More

Jan 18, 2012

Brain Jonestown Massacre will be hitting the West Coast this April and May.  More

Brian Jonestown Massacre Announce Singles Collection

Two-Disc Set to Include 14 Tracks Previously Only Available on 7"

Jul 27, 2011

Brian Jonestown Massacre have announced The Singles Collection (1992-2011), due out August 30 via A Records/Redeye. More


Interviews

Brian Jonestown Massacre

Exploding the Boundaries of Convention: The Full Interview

Sep 04, 2012

Anton Newcombe has always been a polarizing character and never been afraid to make headlines. With an initial salvo in 1993, his Brian Jonestown Massacre hit the ground running and released its next four albums in the span of two years, including two 1996 classics, the Rolling Stones-referencing Take It from the Man! and the more Dylan-esque Thank God for Mental Illness. More


Reviews

The Brian Jonestown Massacre

The Brian Jonestown Massacre

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Apr 04, 2019

Anton Newcombe has been responsible for some of the most invigoratingly exploratory music released over the past quarter of a century.  More

Revelation

Revelation

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Jul 10, 2014

Revelation is the 14th album by Anton Newcombe and his Brian Jonestown Massacre, and the first to be fully recorded and produced at Newcombe's Berlin recording studio. In typically atypical Newcombe fashion, the album begins with a song sung entirely in Swedish by an artist named Joakim Åhlund. More

Aufheben

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May 10, 2012

Brian Jonestown Massacre, led by eccentric frontman Anton Newcombe, has gone through a particularly schizophrenic 2000s. Its recorded output has been uneven at best, with decent recordings sitting side-by-side with unlistenable dreck, and with each album it was not sure exactly which Brian Jonestown Massacre would show up. More

Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?

Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?

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Feb 18, 2010

Brian Jonestown Massacre was a force to be reckoned with in the late '90s, churning out album after album of stoned, '60s-flavored garage rock that was retro in the best sense of the word and always beholden to frontman Anton Newcombe's peculiar anachronistic vision. But the 2000s saw Brian Jonestown Massacre on a consistent downward slide, it the apparent victim of both Newcombe's creative eccentricities as well as his own self-destructive urges. More