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Norton Records anniversary shows happening at the Bell House, two Sonics shows too!

3798 days ago
Brooklyn Vegan"The Sonics? Wow!" - Anonymous | May 15, 2009 9:52 AM Classic NYC garage rock label Norton Records will celebrate their 25th Anniversary over the course of four nights at The Bell House (Nov 10-13). The shows feature some pretty... more info

The Horrors: Skying - review

3803 days ago
Guardian MusicYou don't have to play spot the influences to enjoy the Horrors' new album, writes Dorian LynskeyIn his new book, Retromania, the critic Simon Reynolds revisits his damning mid-80s coinage "record collection rock". Inspired by the relentless forwardÂ... more info

Win Wire and The Sonics vinyl!

3823 days ago
The Music FixMeltdown festival has been running all this week at London's Southbank Centre so what better way to mark it than giveaway a copy o... more info

Meltdown Mixtape Monday: The Sonics' favourite Kinks tracks

3827 days ago
DrownedInSoundThe Sonics were basically the germ that spawned punk rock. 40 years after they split up, they've reformed to play Ray Davies' Meltdown festival. As a thank you to Ray for picking them at his curated event, Rob Lind and Jerry Roslie from The Sonics ha... more info

The Drums' Jacob Graham On His Cult Heroes

3847 days ago
NME - The Bands BlogThis week’s issue of the magazine celebrates music’s Ultimate Cult Heroes, from Syd Barrett to Jay Reatard, Mark E. Smith and The Sonics. Here, in an extended extract from the mag, The Drums’ guitarist Jacob Graham talks us through his own cult... more info

This week's new live music

3878 days ago
Guardian MusicHan Bennink, On tourDutch percussion master Han Bennink goes back far enough to have been the natural accompanist to American jazz giants Dexter Gordon and Eric Dolphy on their visits to the Netherlands. But for all the irrepressible swing and relaxa... more info

Fresh Drippings From The Soundcloud & Def Leppard

3889 days ago
Totally FuzzyThe Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Belong Belong is the second studio album from New York indie band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. It was released on March 29, 2011 through Slumberland Records. The album was recorded in the fall of 2010 after ... more info

Ray Davies reveals lineup for 2011 Meltdown festival

3908 days ago
Guardian MusicThe Kinks singer, who is curating this year's Southbank-based festival, has ambitious plans for the programme of diverse actsRay Davies has revealed his lineup for the 2011 Meltdown festival and said the bill is "about Britain – we're trying to cov... more info

Help make Jini Dellaccio a household name!

3962 days ago
KEXP SeattleWhen the legendary Tacoma band The Sonics were in our studio last month, perhaps even more attention was being paid to 93-year old photographer Jini Dellaccio, who reunited with the band that night some 45 years after her last official shoot with the... more info

Live Video: The Sonics

3965 days ago
KEXP SeattleTalk about a night of rock history! Recently, Northwest legends The Sonics performed live on KEXP’s Shake the Shack with Leon Berman. If you’re unfamiliar with The Sonics’ legacy, take note: they started in the early 60′s what would evolve in... more info

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