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The Lagniappe Sessions :: Cy Dune

1831 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardCy Dune serves as the stage name of Seth Olinsky of defunct freak-punk-niks Akron/Family. While the music of his former group resides somewhere at the intersections of noise, new age, free jazz and rock ’n’ roll, Cy Dune is rooted in th... more info

Cy Dune :: Desert

1864 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardThere is no one single sound of the desert. The desert is a collage: wind rusting creasote, reptiles scraping across, communicating birds overhead. Cy Dune's Desert, the latest dispatch of sun-damaged blues from Seth Olinsky of Akron/Family, reflects... more info

Akron/Family :: Collected Recordings

1872 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardIt’s been six years since Akron/Family went on an indefinite hiatus. Following the release of 2007’s epic Love is Simple , founding member Ryan Vanderhoof quit amicably to live in a Buddhist Dharma commune, while the band [...] The p... more info

watch Dana Buoy's trippy "Ice Glitter Gold" video

2188 days ago
Brooklyn VeganThe Akron/Family member is also on tour. Continue reading… more info

Tom Ravenscroft 2015-03-13 Michael Gira from Swans Guest Mix

3408 days ago
Core News“Art-rock legend Michael Gira from experimental New York Rock band Swans provides this week’s Guest Mix. Michael is also the founder of Young God Records which has released albums from such artists as Devendra Banhart, Akron/Family as well as Swa... more info

Busses – “Wizard Of The Eye” (Stereogum Premiere)

3474 days ago
StereogumBusses are one of the many fine rock bands hailing from Philadelphia these days. “Wizard Of The Eye,” the title track from their new LP, is a monstrous, melodic guitar outburst that touches on the raucous garage rock of the Ty Segall/Wand/Meatbod... more info

Cy Dune's new LP is out now (stream) + dates w/ Sam Amidon

3595 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Andrew Sacher Cy Dune, the project of Akron/Family's Seth Olinsky, released his debut EP No Recognize last year, and now his first full length, Shake, is out today (9/9) via Lightning Records. As you may expect from an Akron/Family... more info

Dana Buoy – “Everywhere” (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

3630 days ago
StereogumAkron/Family drummer Dana Janssen, who records under the name Dana Buoy, ends his new EP, Preacher, with a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Everywhere” from their 1987 album Tango In The Night. Janssen puts his own starry-eyed synth spin on the contem... more info

Dana Buoy releasing new EP, touring with Sylvan Esso (dates & new track stream)

3648 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Bill Pearis As you may know, Akron/Family's Dana Janssen makes electronic pop as Dana Buoy, having released his debut album under that name in 2012. He's got a new EP, Preacher, due out next week (7/22) via Middle West... more info

(Just Heard) Akron/Family's Seth Olinsky debuts new record label with 20 Artist Tape series, Kickstarter, and more

3866 days ago
Impose MagazineIn the age of crowdfunded creativity, anybody with an idea and enough gumption to do it can pursue their artistic dreams. Seth Olinsky, of both Akron/Family and Cy Dune, is doing just that with the inception of a new record label called Lightning Rec... more info

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