Meet Diode

* Digital Leather's Shawn Foree and Worried Mothers' David Hansen have combined forces to create Diode. The first taste of the band is "Peck on the Lips", an industrial noise-rock collage with processed vocals, programmed drums and just a dash of synthesizer. Check out the song on YouTube. Meanwhile, the band is tentatively planning to release a full-length on Crash Symbols, though no concrete...

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Destruction Unit hits the midtown basement scene

* Yuppies now have an official release date for their new full-length, which had originally been penciled in for a July release. Now the self-titled record will come out Tuesday, September 17th on Dull Tools, a label owned by Andrew Savage of Brooklyn indie-punk act Parquet Courts. After the record's release, the band will hit the Midwest and East Coast for more than three weeks of touring....

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Maha Music Festival’s fifth edition succeeds

* Congratulations to the Maha Music Festival, whose fifth edition topped out with more than 5,100 people packed into Aksarben Village's Stinson Park last Saturday, August 17th. The day's musical highlights all came in the daylight, capped off by what might just be Digital Leather's local coming out party. Shawn Foree's synthy-punky garage band has fully embraced the power of its two keyboard...

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Live at Maha: Bob Mould and Digital Leather

Bob Mould is an icon but he played with a vigor and vitality during his early evening slot at the Maha Music Festival. There's little more to say than that, as he covered his entire career in but and pieces during his hourlong slot. Digital Leather meanwhile continued its exciting evolution. Two synth players added to the aggressive guitar, bass and drums trio give a dimension that's been out...

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Live at Maha: The Thermals

It's starting to cool off nicely as Criteria rip through a set of punk-pop post hardcore guitar wrangling tunes. They have a lot to follow after the Thermals ripped through 45 minutes of indie punk anthems. Unlike their energetic set earlier this year though, the midday Maha crowd didn't jump about. Instead they too the Thermals as an enjoyable upbeat afternoon listening experience from their...

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Live at Maha: The Millions

Lincoln's the Millions will once again be missed. The alternative dream-poppers, who were on major label subsidiary of Polygram Records in the early 1990s, played the final set of their brief reunion. The set showed a seasoned professionalism despite the band's lengthy hiatus. The band is anchored by Lori Allison's breathy, but powerful vocals and guitarist Harry Dingman III's shimmering,...

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