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    • Jim James Shares Abbey Lincoln Cover “The World Is Falling Down”
      My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing Tribute To 2, an album of covers that is the sequel to his 2009 George Harrison covers EP Tribute To (which is also being reissued), on December 8 via ATO. He previously shared his cover of The Beach Boys' "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" (from their classic album Pet Sounds). Now he h […]
    • Watch Billy Corgan Perform “Tonight, Tonight” with a String Section for a Tiny Desk Concert
      Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins released a new solo album under his full name, William Patrick Corgan, Ogilala, last month via BMG. Now he's back to being just regular old Billy Corgan and he has stopped by NPR's offices to perform three songs as a Tiny Desk Concert. 
    • Under the Radar’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Part 1: Music Box Sets, Reissues, and Vinyl
      Welcome to Under the Radar's Holiday Gift Guide 2017. As in previous years, the guide will be split into various parts. This first part tackles music box sets and reissues, both on vinyl and CD. You would think that labels would have run out of old albums from the 20th century to reissue, but there appear to always be extra outtakes and previously unrel […]
    • Under the Radar’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Part 1: Music Box Sets, Reissues, and Vinyl
      Welcome to Under the Radar's Holiday Gift Guide 2017. As in previous years, the guide will be split into various parts. This first part tackles music box sets and reissues, both on vinyl and CD. You would think that labels would have run out of old albums from the 20th century to reissue, but there appear to always be extra outtakes and previously unrel […]
    • Phoebe Bridgers Shares Cover of Christmas Classic “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
      Los Angeles singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers released her debut album, Stranger in the Alps, in September via Dead Oceans. Now she has shared a cover of the Christmas classic "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." 
    • Yumi Zouma on “Willowbank”
      Even before they settled on an approach for writing and recording their sophomore album, Christie Simpson and her bandmates in the rising New Zealand synth pop troop Yumi Zouma knew what they wanted to avoid.
    • Lady Bird
      While most high school films tend to center around sexuality and friendship, Lady Bird finds a distinct balance between Christine’s social and home life. 
    • U-Men
      A few years before some provincial Pacific Northwest punks decided that Aerosmith rocked and ruled roughly as much as Black Flag, deigned to commit the scurrilous act of combining those two inputs, and eventually went on to worldwide stardom for said efforts, Seattle had U-Men. 
    • Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXXIX
      If this truly is the final set of MST3K episodes on DVD, then it's a very fitting collection to go out on.
    • 6 Best Songs of the Week: Loma, Tame Impala, Björk, Anna Burch, Shame, and More
      As we get into the holiday season and build up to Thanksgiving next year there were inevitably less new songs of note this week, but there were still enough gems for a Songs of the Week post. We've got three songs from upcoming debut albums due out in 2018 and two songs from Tame Impala tied for #2.
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    • Who We Be: Austin Daboh Interviewed November 20, 2017
      Spotify’s senior editor discusses a new era in music discovery…For decades now, rap music has been at the forefront of progress and change in the music industry. While the majors were complaining about free downloads, mixtape rappers were becoming global superstars, making their money from live shows and endorsement deals, and now in the streaming era artist […]
    • New Forms, Fresh Influences: In Praise Of Roni Size & Reprazent November 20, 2017
      Toasting the drum 'n' bass masterpiece at 20...Drum 'n' bass was always an underground phenomenon. Explicitly, intricately British, it's skeletal framework - shattered breaks, dubbed out basslines - offered an entire universe of sonic possibilities. Released in 1997, 'New Forms' by Roni Size and Reprazent took drum 'n […]
    • Felt Box Set Incoming On Cherry Red November 20, 2017
      Containing their first five albums...Indie legends Felt are set to gather their first five albums for a new boxset on Cherry Red. The band emerged from the tail end of the post-punk era, going on to forge one of indie's most influential yet allusive catalogues. Releasing 10 albums and 10 singles for Creation and Cherry Red, these range from grey-flecked […]
    • Track Of The Day 20/11 - Shanghai Blues November 20, 2017
      'Swim'There's a steady sense of calm running through the music of Shanghai Blues. Perhaps it's an innate sense of zen, or maybe it's simply confidence in their abilities - whatever, the East London outfit certainly make some soothing noises. 'Swim' is suitably downcast, the calm after the storm, it feels like intense emotio […]
    • Next Wave #811: IDER November 20, 2017
      Challenging your perceptions of pop music…Pop music is blossoming through a glorious resurrection, with heightened credibility and critical recognition emerging for artists who make music equal parts thoughtful songwriting to sweet jams. North London duo IDER join this new wave of forward-facing pop talent with authenticity at their core; no stale stylistics […]
    • Brian Eno, Roger Waters Respond To Nick Cave November 20, 2017
      The songwriter accused them of "bullying musicians..."Brian Eno and Roger Waters have responded to Nick Cave's assertion that they are "bullying musicians" over their stance on Israeli shows. The Australian songwriter is set to play two shows in Tel Aviv, and held a press conference to explain his reasoning. Revealing that he had a l […]
    • Nike Air Force 1: The London Legacy November 20, 2017
      Featuring AJ Tracey, Little Simz and more...The popularity of Nike’s now iconic Air Force 1 model has remained a constant since it’s launch back in 1982, adopted and adapted by a range of subcultures and scenes the world over. The shoes significance in Baltimore during the mid-1980s, and New York’s long-standing love-affair are well documented, but London’s […]
    • Premiere: Wulfman Fury - 'Draw The Line' November 20, 2017
      Sheffield five-piece with energy to burn...Sheffield is a city that is never far from our mind. The Northern metropolis seems to spew out new groups on a weekly basis, often re-writing the rules in the process. Wulfman Fury are a freshly minted five-piece, releasing their debut single earlier in the year. The band's ferocious, unrelenting energy is driv […]
    • Win: Clash x First Fifty Tickets November 20, 2017
      Featuring Girlhood, Ebenezer, Benny Mails, and S4U...The Great Escape launched First Fifty as a means to showcase new music, taking hold of venues across East London in the process. Returning this week, Clash is delighted to co-host a special party at Birthdays, one of the top venues in the capital and just a stone's throw from our office. The line up - […]
    • Jack Grace Fuses Footwork And Gossamer Soul On 'us' November 20, 2017
      It's a dramatic statement from the Australian producer...Australia artist Jack Grace fuses the relentless percussive dynamics of footwork with digital soul on beautiful new cut 'us'. The rising songwriter is set to release new EP 'If I Tremble' early next year, matching a distorted vision of club tropes to some uniquely affecting son […]
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    • BILL WARD’S DAY OF ERRORS TOUR DATES CANCELED November 20, 2017
      Drummer Bill Ward has released the following statement: “Hi Everyone, It’s with great, great sadness that I must tell you I have to cancel the Day Of Errors tour dates scheduled in December. I wound up in hospital this past weekend with heart problems. I am OK and in good recovery at this time. However,... Read more
    • FIRST ANNUAL FRONTIERS “ROCK HOLIDAY BASH 2017” WITH L.A. GUNS, WARRANT, JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE AND RIVERDOGS, HOSTED BY EDDIE TRUNK, SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 2ND November 20, 2017
      Frontiers Music SRL is proud to announce their first-ever U.S. Showcase at Southern California’s premiere rock club: The Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, Ca. – Hosted by the Metal Maniac himself: Eddie Trunk of SiriusXM & That Metal Show. Kick-off your holidays with rocks’ icons L.A. Guns (featuring the reunion of Tracii Guns and Phil... Read more
    • 11/19: VERNON REID, BILL WARD AND MORE ON TRUNK NATION THIS WEEK November 19, 2017
      Hope everyone had a great weekend. Hey, even my Giants won, go figure! Short week this week coming with the holiday. Live tomorrow/Monday 2-4P ET on SiriusXM 106 Volume with guest Vernon Reid in studio. Then live on channel 39 Hair Nation 5-8P ET. Then Volume show replays 9-11P ET. So plenty of TrunkNation tomorrow!... Read more
    • 11/18: RIP MALCOLM YOUNG November 18, 2017
      More sad news in the rock world with the announcement that AC/DC founder Malcolm Young has passed away at just 64. This is not a total surprise. Mal had been in bad shape suffering from dementia and it was often said in the business that once he retired we had seen the last of him.... Read more
    • AC/DC GUITARIST MALCOLM YOUNG PASSES AT AGE 64 November 18, 2017
      Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, died Saturday (November 18th) at the age of 64. Young had been suffering with dementia for the past three years, an illness that forced his retirement from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band he founded with his brother Angus Young in 1973. “Today it is with... Read more
    • ANVIL RELEASE LYRIC FOR “EGO,” NEW ALBUM “POUNDING THE PAVEMENT” DUE JANUARY 19TH November 17, 2017
      Canadian Metal heroes Anvil release their first digital single and lyric video for the new song Ego today (November 17th). The song is taken from their forthcoming studio album Pounding The Pavement. Ego is a song where Lips spread his razor-sharp guitar riffs over the dynamic rhythm foundation courtesy of Robb Reiner and Chris Robertson,... Read more
    • KING’S X GUITARIST TY TABOR SET TO RELEASE “ALIEN BEANS” ON JANUARY 12TH November 17, 2017
      Iconic King’s X guitarist Ty Tabor will release his all new solo effort, Alien Beans, on January 12th through Rat Pak Records. Alien Beans is a double-disc album that features 10 all new studio tracks and a “best of” compilation disc. The “best of” disc is comprised of eleven re-mixed and re-mastered tracks personally selected... Read more
    • AMERICA SALUTES YOU AND WALL STREET ROCKS PRESENTS: GUITAR LEGENDS FOR HEROES ON NOVEMBER 29TH November 17, 2017
      America Salutes You and Wall Street Rocks have joined forces for an unforgettable benefit concert America Salutes You And Wall Street Rocks Presents: Guitar Legends For Heroes on Wednesday, November 29th at Terminal 5 (610 w 56th Street) in New York City. The unforgettable night is dedicated to our heroes to create national recognition as... Read more
    • AEROSMITH’S JOE PERRY ANNOUNCES SOLO ALBUM “SWEETZERLAND MANIFESTO” TO BE RELEASED ON JANUARY 19TH November 15, 2017
      Joe Perry–legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of Aerosmith–is readying his new solo album Sweetzerland Manifesto for release on January 19th. Due out on his own Roman Records imprint (distributed worldwide by AMPED Distribution), Sweetzerland Manifesto marks Joe’s sixth solo album and is comprised of ten new tracks. […]
    • DIO HOLOGRAM EUROPEAN TOUR TO BEGIN DECEMBER 6TH IN GERMANY November 15, 2017
      Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion, today announced new and updated dates for Dio Returns: The World Tour. Originally scheduled to begin in Helsinki, Finland, the tour featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his Dio bandmates will now begin in Bochum, Germany on December 6th. The tour will make stops in Poland,... Read […]
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    • Sawdust City Music Festival July 27, 2017
      The inaugural Sawdust City Music Festival takes over Gravenhurst, Ontario this August long weekend. Running from August 4th – 6th the festival features performances from a plethora of talented artists from the area and all over Canada. Whether you want to check out the Muskoka music scene or experience the Jim Cuddy Family Band perform [...] Sawdust City Mus […]
    • Interview: Danko Jones July 21, 2017
      We sat down with John Calabrese, bassist of Danko Jones to talk about the band's impressive 20+ year career, most memorable moments and their newest album Wild Cat.  Interview: Danko Jones by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: Kid Koala July 20, 2017
      Kid Koala chats with us about his chaotic party show Vinyl Vaudeville, his new album Music To Draw To: Satellite and working on . Interview: Kid Koala by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • The Lemon Bucket Orkestra July 19, 2017
      A Toronto music staple Lemon Bucket Orkestra had humble origins as buskers in Kensington Market, the band’s ringleader Mark Marczyk spoke to the Chart Attack team about the evolution of LBO and their drive to keep performing live for (and with) their ever-growing audiences. The Lemon Bucket Orkestra by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: Mix Master Mike July 17, 2017
      Mix Master Mike put on an epic show in Quebec City on Friday and again in Toronto last night. We chatted with him about his tour with Metallica and his new Virtual Reality work. Interview: Mix Master Mike by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: The Dirty Nil July 14, 2017
      The Dirty Nil played one of their biggest shows in Canada yesterday. We caught up with the band just before the show to talk about opening for The Who, touring and Minimum R&B. Interview: The Dirty Nil by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Interview: A Tribe Called Red July 13, 2017
      A Tribe Called Red played their biggest show in Quebec yesterday at Festival d'été de Québec. We caught up with Bear Witness just prior to the festival to talk about We are the Halluci Nation. Interview: A Tribe Called Red by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • FEQ in 2 Days! July 4, 2017
      Celebrating their 50th year this summer,  Festival d'été de Québec is throwing an epic bash from July 6th to July 16th. FEQ in 2 Days! by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • Album Review: Prairie Cat’s Is Cary Pratt June 30, 2017
      The unconventional songwriter has been making waves with the release of his fourth album. Album Review: Prairie Cat’s Is Cary Pratt by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.
    • REVIEW: !!! (ChkChkChk) June 17, 2017
      Wednesday, June 14th at the Horseshoe Tavern: dance-punk at its finest REVIEW: !!! (ChkChkChk) by Chart Attack | Chart Attack.

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Album of the Day: Goldray – Rising

Posted by falconi5 on May 12, 2017

Goldray is a band formed from the union of guitarist Kenwyn House and singer Leah Rasmussen.  Their debut long player, Rising, is a mesmerizing, frenetic blend of early 70’s Blues Rock, triply Psychedelia, and ear massaging Rock and Roll.

Picture Kate Bush fronting Led Zeppelin, and you’d be pretty much on the money.  The opener, “Outloud,” starts things out with a riffage bang, while the title track brings thing back just a bit spotlighting Rasmussen’s take no prisoners vocal style.

It’s no secret that much of this album was written while under the influence with exhibit number one, “Calling Your Name,” a swirling organ enhanced trip into “White Rabbit” by way of Syd Barrett territory.  All in all, this is a highly developed record that will expand your mind and fry the brain.

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