News

Dec 06, 2013

Looking to spread a little holiday cheer for their loyal fans !!! (Chk-Chk-Chk) have shared their very own original holiday song, "And Anyway It's Christmas." More

May 16, 2013

There’s lots of colors and early MTV cuts to !!!’s new video “One girl/One Boy” (a cut from recently released album Thr!!!er).  More

Listen: !!! - “One Girl/One Boy”

Featured On Upcoming LP THR!!!ER

Apr 02, 2013

Later this month !!! will release their newest full-length THR!!!ER. More

Listen: !!! - “Slyd”

New Tour Dates Announced

Feb 12, 2013

Recently announcing the release of their newest album THR!!!R, !!! have offered up the first official taste of the album with their track "Slyd." More

Jan 29, 2013

!!! have announced the release of their fifth full-length album, THR!!!ER. More

Apr 09, 2012

Relatively silent since their 2010 album Strange Weather, Isn't It? Sacramento band !!! (Chk-Chk-Chk) recently sat down for an interview to discuss the progress of their as-of-yet untitled new album. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Aug 17, 2011

Check out photos from Day Three of the Outside Lands Festival, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. The gallery includes photos of Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, tUnE-yArDs, Little Dragon, Beirut, Junip, !!!, Lord Huron and Major Lazer. More

Oct 22, 2010

Today, !!! released a wacky video for “Jamie My Intentions are Bass.” In it, the band teleports, plays with fruit and flowers, and frolics. Or as they like to call it, Friday.  More

!!! Ready Remix EP

Jamie My Intentions are Bass EP Out Digitally November 22nd

Oct 06, 2010

On November 22nd!!! are set to release Jamie Intentions Are Bass—a remix EP of cuts from recently released album Strange Weather, Isn’t It? More

!!! Announces Tour Dates!!!

Strange Weather, Isn’t It out August 24th

Jul 21, 2010

!!! are hitting the road in support of upcoming album Strange Weather, Isn’t It (out August 24th). We have the dates.  More

Jul 12, 2010

Treasure Island has announced its lineup for the 2010 festival, held October 16th and 17th on Treasure Island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. Split evenly between dance music and indie rockers, headliners includeLCD Soundsystem and Deadmau5 (Saturday) and Belle & Sebastian and The National (Sunday). We have the full lineup.  More

!!! Get Even Brighter on New Video, “AM/FM”

Strange Weather, Isn’t It out August 24th

Jul 06, 2010

!!!’s new album Strange Weather, Isn’t It is still on the horizon (August 24th), but the dance band shows no sign of taking it easy. Shinny first single "AM/FM" now has an equally bright video. We have the clip.  More

!!! to Release New Album on August 24th

Strange Weather, Isn't It? Will Be the First Release in Three Years

May 21, 2010

Dance-rock outfit !!! announced details for their forthcoming album, Strange Weather, Isn't It?, due out August 24th. We have a link to the stream of the first single. More

Yoko Ono, The Dodos & Magik*Magik Orchestra Added to Noise Pop Lineup

Also: Magnetic Fields' Claudia Gonson, !!!, Deerhoof, Memory Tapes, Scout Niblett, Mirah

Jan 08, 2010

After an initial announcement, the list of bands set to play the 18th annual Noise Pop Festival is growing real long. The San Francisco fest goes down February 23rd-March 1st, and here are a few new notable inclusions: More

!!! to Tour

Currently Recording New Album!!!

Aug 05, 2009

In today’s “really hard to Google” news, punctuation happy band !!! have announced new material and a tour. More


Interviews

!!!’s Nic Offer

Maturity Without the Boredom

Aug 23, 2010

It's hard to think that !!! (Chk-Chk-Chk) have been together for 14 years. That's quite the feat in and of itself. In anticipation of their danceable (of course) fourth LP, Strange Weather, Isn't it?, streeting this week (August 24), we talked to Nic Offer, singer and leader of the NYC/Sacramento/Portland/Pittsburgh band. More

Remembering First Concerts

Greatest Stories Ever Told

Jul 30, 2010

Musicians reflect on their first concerts. Includes stories from Tegan & Sara, Camera Obscura, Girl Talk, Owen Pallett, Art Brut, The Hold Steady, MGMT, Broken Social Scene, Ariel Pink, !!!, Mew, Real Estate, The Dears, Vivian Girls, Mayer Hawthorne, The Drums, Telekinesis, Fuck Buttons, El Guincho, and more. More


Reviews

Thr!!!er

Thr!!!er

(Warp)

Apr 26, 2013

Thr!!!er by name, thriller by nature. Having set out their stall with an innovative play on punctuation, Sacramento dance punks !!!more readily Googleable as Chk Chk Chkhave been trumpeting long player number five as their high-water mark, a record to finally put the sextet on the map.  More

Coachella 2011 Day 1 Recap: Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Gayngs, Robyn, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill

Apr 16, 2011

Following numerous complaints of last year's festival being far too crowded, this year Goldenvoice the organizers of Coachella 2011 made significant changes to address that concern. A wristband with a microchip is now necessary at all time during the festival, scanned at no fewer than two checkpoints on the way into the festival. Additionally, they also sold less tickets than last year. The result of both thus far (it might just be that many attendees couldn't get Friday off from work) is a greatly improved experience. Even during headliner Kings of Leon there was plenty of room to maneuver and find a decent spot to watch the show. So in that respect, it's already a great improvement on last year. This year's music started off with an impressive array of talent, but had little in the way of jaw-dropping moments the festival has become famous for. More