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Swans to release double album, The Seer

4504 days ago
Guardian MusicMichael Gira says two-hour epic, featuring Karen O and members of Low, is 'the complete synthesis' of his workThe noise pioneers Swans will return this summer with a double-album featuring Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, members of Low and Akron/Family. ... more info

Dana Buoy – “Call To Be”

4537 days ago
StereogumIn a couple of months, Akron/Family percussionist Dana Janssen, recording under the name Dana Buoy, will release his solo debut Summer Bodies. Below, download a track from that album: the pulsating, synthetic “Call To Be.” Dana Buoy – “Call T... more info

today in shirts: Disney stops carrying Joy Division design; another ex-Man is The Bastard member weighs in on Akron/Family issue

4551 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby BBG Aaron Kenyon with a current project, Djam Karet Aaron Kenyon, a founding member of Man is The Bastard, has weighed in on the controversial appropriation of the iconic skull logo by Akron/Family, and his views differ from that... more info

Akron/Family bassist says MITB skull use was a tribute; Israel Lawrence suggests they make a public statement

4553 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby BBG Bastard Noise at Maryland Deathfest (more by BBG) Isreal Lawrence of ex-Man Is The Bastard fame is in contact with Akron/Family regarding the logo issue and is writing about it publicly in a MiTB open group on Facebook.... more info

Akron/Family Steals T-Shirt Logo From Man Is The Bastard, Says Man Is The Bastard

4554 days ago
StereogumAkron/Family might have just made the wrong enemy. The psych-folk band recently started selling a T-shirt on its website that shamelessly uses an extremely recognizable image: The skull logo of Man Is The Bastard, the ’90s band that pioneered the h... more info

Bastard Noise's Eric Wood accuses Akron/Family of theft

4554 days ago
Brooklyn VeganThe offending shirt (left) with the offended party (right) (more Bastard Noise photos) Eric Wood doesn't like Akron/Family too much, judging by his comment that band is "SCAB FUCKING MAGGOTS !" The Man Is The Bastard/Bastard Noise/Charred Remains hon... more info

(Eh...) Are Akron/Family kleptomaniacs?

4554 days ago
Impose MagazineBoy oh boy, was Eric Wood mad when he saw that Akron/Family had used Man Is the Bastard's skull logo on some of their recent tour t-shirts. I don't blame the guy for calling them 'FUCKING HUMAN MANURE' – Akron/Family has a long history of '... more info

What's going on Saturday?

4556 days ago
Brooklyn VeganAkron/Family @ LPR in 2010 (more by Anna Scialli) today in NYC * John Zorn @ The Stone * Portlandia @ Bowery Ballroom * The Juan Maclean (DJ) @ Yotel * Alejandro Escovedo @ City Winery * Jonathan Wilson @... more info

Akron/Family, Dustin Wong, Dana Buoy, Bad Weather California

4558 days ago
Brooklyn VeganDOWNLOAD: Dustin Wong - "Here We Come 2012" (MP3) Dustin Wong As mentioned, Akron/Family are currently on a tour with Bad Weather California that brings both bands to NYC on Saturday (1/21) at 285 Kent. Since the Brooklyn show was... more info

Join Akron/Family, be bewitched by Kalispell

4564 days ago
TopixRebecca Zapen's folk music has met with acclaim. See her play with local bard Grant Peeples at Mockingbird Lounge on Thursday. more info

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