A Grape Dope – “Puppet Clubbing”

Warning: this video contains elements that may affect those with photosensitivity.  The newest single to come from Arthur King Presents, the experimental release series under the Dangerbird label, is by Tortoise-member-turned-left-field noisemaker, John Herndon aka A Grape Dope. “Puppet Clubbing” is a twisted ride with a consistent beat, made all the more compelling by the mostly-animated music video, made by Herndon himself.  Continue reading A Grape Dope – “Puppet Clubbing”

Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If you are an early aughts indie rock lover, you know Dangerbird Records. Perhaps not in name, but by their alumni artists: Silversun Pickups, Minus the Bear, Hot Hot Heat, Delphic and more. The veteran Los Angeles label has touched greatness and continues to mentor tomorrow’s scene leaders. Traditional deals are of course still being struck with new talent, but … Continue reading Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

Bill Baird Debuts Video for “Strigidae” Ahead of Record Release Show on Oct 27 Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If you aren’t familiar with him, Bill Baird is a well-regarded niche artist who has been responsible for twenty-six records over the past decade or so. Originally from Austin, the artist’s full career is enigmatic. For example, his current location on Bandcamp is Baird, Texas, which feels … Continue reading