Tetherball defies standards with new LP Whimsy


“Voss enjoys making a mess of things. Because of that, the record never gets bogged down in monotony.” – In Your Speakers

Nashville, TN’s Steve Voss releases his debut LP as Tetherball this week, and according to the wonderful review on Nashville Scene, the record “plays like one long, sustained breath of fresh air.”

You can purchase the album courtesy of Silver Point Records HERE or stream it via The Deli Nashville HERE.

Keep an eye out for more visual elements to go along with this wonderfully interesting audio experience coming soon!

Noisy Ghost PR & Graveface Records do CMJ 2014

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Come join us at Lit Lounge this Saturday night for a freaky-fun filled evening of music from our friends in Creepoid, Dott, Idgy Dean, The Marshmallow Ghosts, Cancers, and Ugly Kids Club!

RSVP here and don’t leave without saying hello to us! Myself (Michelle) and Ryan are looking forward to seeing you!

No Shame and Cameo Gallery Official CMJ Showcase

NoShame In addition to our showcase Saturday night at Lit Lounge, we’re super happy to be sponsoring No Shame’s show at Cameo Gallery on Wednesday. The evening will feature performances from our own Loveskills, who is releasing his sophomore EP for No Shame Novemeber 4, as well as Moscow popsters Pompeya, Brooklyn rockers Walking Shapes, and a special performance from the new incarnation of Challenger, now known as Wild Pink. Come join us Wednesday night at Cameo Gallery! RSVP here.

Loveskills reveals “Fine Lines” video via THUMP

Debuting exclusively with Vice’s Thump network, the new video for Loveskills‘ “Fine Lines” is now available for your discerning eyes and ears. Directed by Yuichi Uchida, the video was likened to “some expressionist collage on modern living” and the track itself said to harbor “lush indie-rock, pop sensibilities, some latent house vibes, and a whole lotta breakbeat samples” that “come together to make this track a really unique proposition.”

Check out the video below (feel free to share!) and don’t miss Loveskills at No Shame’s CMJ showcase Wednesday night at Cameo Gallery. RSVP HERE.

Idolator debuts Ugly Kids Club’s “Head Games” video

“Despite the name, Ugly Kids Club are making real pretty pop.”

Hot on the heels of their Head Games EP release September 30, Ugly Kids Club have shared the super-slick video for the title track via pop music influencer Idolator, who commented that the duo’s “rock-tinged, fiercely catchy electronic pop cuts” bring to mind acts like Chvrches.

Check out the video below and don’t miss them opening up our CMJ showcase Saturday, Oct 25 at Lit Lounge. They play at 7pm sharp! RSVP here.

Stream music from our CMJ showcase lineup

We’re super stoked to have announced our lineup for the official Noisy Ghost / Graveface CMJ showcase this week, and we’ve put together a couple playlists with tunes from our performers to give you a taste of what to expect. So whether you prefer Spotify or Soundcloud, there’s streaming music for you below.

If you’re going to be in the NYC area on October 25, we really hope you’ll join us at Lit Lounge. Doors at 6pm and music starts at 7.

Tetherball shares video for “Bootss”

Yesterday saw the release of the awesomely quirky video for equally awesome track “Bootss” from Nashville’s Tetherball, the newest musical endeavor of one Steve Voss. A jack of many trades, Voss also takes director and editor credits for the video, which Under the Gun Review described as “the kind of video you might not ‘get’ on the first view, but you will definitely want to watch it again.”

Check it out below, and keep an eye out for the full LP Whimsy via Silver Point Records later this month.


Ugly Kids Club share EP stream in advance of 9/30 release

Today, in preparation for tomorrow’s official release, Ugly Kids Club have shared a stream of their new EP via PopMatters, who called it “an ultra-catchy conglomeration of synth-pop and electro influences” and recommended that fans of CHVRCHES give this one a spin. Check it out below! 

The Postmarks remix The Lovers Key

After over four years of inactivity, yesterday, we were pleased to share brand new material from the sorely missed indie pop darlings The Postmarks with their remix of The Lovers Key‘s “Saturday Night” premiering on Yahoo! Music. The track will be included in the bonus material on the deluxe edition of The Lovers Key’s debut album Here Today Gone Tomorrow.

Fans of The Postmarks should be pleased to know that the soul of the band lives on in this new project from Christopher Moll. Joined by soulful vocalist Maco Monthervil, the new duo embrance the indie pop goodness we came to know from The Postmarks while adding a bit of the unexpected with Monthervil’s Motown flare. Here Today Gone Tomorrow will be released next Tuesday, September 23.


UTR debuts The Smashing Pumpkins “Luna,” as covered by Loveskills

Brooklyn producer Loveskills just announced the upcoming release of his sophomore EP on No Shame Records with the stream of first single “Luna (The Smashing Pumpkins cover)” debuting on Under the Radar. The 6-song EP, Pure, will be out November 4. For an enhanced listening experience, check out the visualizer for “Luna” below, and feel free to share!