Interview: William Cashion of Future Islands


As you might guess, I’m a pretty big fan of Future Islands. I became aware of the trio’s existence just before their LP, In Evening Air, came out in 2010. Their consistent touring habits and push to create and release interesting, uniquely styled, emotionally driven, danceable, electro-gelled tunes keeps me on edge, and has rightfully [...]

The Flaming Lips Team Up with Nick Cave


In the wake of 24-hour song 7 Skies H3 streaming online for Halloween, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed the group are currently in the process of a number of collaborations – which includes Grinderman and Bad Seeds leader Nick Cave. In an interview with Pitchfork, Coyne stated: “We’ve done a couple of things [...]

Review: No Age @ Drunken Unicorn


From the middle of the sardined and sweaty Drunken Unicorn room on a wintery Atlanta Friday night, the sound wall behind No Age guitarist Randy Randall looks like a garage kid’s dream come true. It’s a could-be 5150 full stack (it’s not) sandwiched up like a vertical ‘V’ to an Ampeg SVT full stack beneath [...]

Best Indie Records of 2010


While getting such a rounded number as 25 wasn’t exactly the goal here, that’s how many ‘best’ indie records of 2010 I’d like to mention. As a disclaimer, this is not a reflection of The Silver Tongue indie team’s collective opinion, but a mere listing of the records that I, personally, have enjoyed the most [...]