Posts tagged "Lightning Bolt"

Q&A: Lightning Bolt Talk ‘Fantasy Empire,’ Working With Battles and Bjork

Providence duo Lightning Bolt have sustained a brain-melting career in so-called "noise" rock for an unfathomably long time. For two decades running, bassist Brian Gibso…
By: Dan Weiss / March 24, 2015

Review: Lightning Bolt Add Pleasure to Expressionistic Thrash on ‘Fantasy Empire’

Our brief time on earth offers few pleasures greater than listening to Brian Chippendale play drums. The Lightning Bolt drummer/vocalist's skin-tight snare and the rest…
By: Jeremy D. Larson / March 18, 2015

Lightning Bolt’s ‘Barbarian Boy’ Bludgeons Adult Swim Single Series

Lightning Bolt have struck again with a new onslaught of feedback-warped fury. "Barbarian Boy" is the Providence duo's aptly named entry in the ongoing…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

Foot Village, Pete Swanson, and Black Pus Reveal Noise-Rock’s Optimistic, Colorful New Paint Job

The animal scribbles, yarn-bomb towers, and neon hunks of noise-punk that epitomized 2003 were a punk-rock endgame: support-group skronk pushed to the furthest limits of…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / March 20, 2013

ATP 2012: How Was the Festival’s First New York City Staycation?

In its fifth year on America's East Coast, the 2012 All Tomorrow's Parties festival was the first to be docked in Manhattan, as the organizer…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / September 24, 2012

Hear Lightning Bolt’s ‘King Candy’ From Their Upcoming ‘Oblivion Hunter’ EP

Noise-rock titans Lightning Bolt are finally returning after three years of silence with the Oblivion Hunter EP (out on September on Load, natch). The first…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / August 21, 2012

Afghan Whigs-Curated ATP Festival Moves to New York, Loses Louis C.K.

All Tomorrow's Parties, SPIN's favorite weekend getaway of the year, has just turned into a monster staycation. Due to "unavoidable logistical concerns, along with a…
By: SPIN Staff / July 13, 2012

HEAR EP: Flaming Lips Team With Lightning Bolt

Do the Flaming Lips ever sleep? Oklahoma's fearless freaks have been working non-stop: there's the gummy fetuses, the Neon Indian collaboration, vinyl…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / July 29, 2011

Best & Worst Moments of Coachella: Day 3

BEST CHEEKBONES, SENIOR DIVISION: DURAN DURANWith their creased smiles, dapper blazers, and overall air of Euro-aristocracy, the gentlemen of Duran Duran have, over the years,…
By: SPIN Staff / April 18, 2011

FREE ALBUM! SPIN’s Soundtrack for Coachella

The annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will be going off in the California desert April 15-17, but even if you're not attending you…
By: Peter Gaston / April 11, 2011

Lightning Bolt, ‘Earthly Delights’ (Load)

These Providence noisescene kings' fifth album comes by its title honestly: Earthly Delights plays like an epic couch-surf around the globe, with scratchy African guitar…
By: Mikael Wood / October 7, 2009

Best & Worst of NY’s All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival

Every fantasy you ever had of exploring the resort hotel from Dirty Dancing, every furtive wish that you'd someday get the chance to say hi…
By: Abigail Everdell / September 23, 2008