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Credit: Bruise Cruise Video

The Bruise Cruise is a three-day cruise from Miami to the Bahamas, featuring the Black Lips, Vivian Girls, open bars and gambling. It happens February 25-28, and you should probably… More »


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Credit: Black Lips - "Before You Judge Me" (low res cover)

When it comes to corporate entities underwriting indie rock in 2010, it seems like it’s mostly KIN with a side of Kia. The former’s various initiatives included a heavily brandedMore »


Maybe it was these tough economic times — the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps
folks just are getting stir crazy from lack of… More »


We’ve seen indie rockers reach out to hip-hop’s most recognizable collective (or at least the most recognizable hip-hop collective to indie rockers). But lately, it’s been Wu-Tang Clan making the… More »


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Black Lips have broken up their recent bloglines dominance in helping Wavves turn indie rock into high school with this new video from their ’09 LP 200 Million Thousand. “Let… More »


There were no survivors. Probably. The Daily Swarm reports on the aftermath. … More »


Fuck Yeah Fest 2009 In Photos

In its sixth year, Fuck Yeah Fest had the explicit intention of benefitting California’s state parks, and implicit intention of scaring away media outlets afraid of things with “Fuck” in… More »


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This past weekend, Seattle roped off a couple of blocks on Pike Street to host the Capitol Hill Block Party, inviting everyone from Sonic Youth to Micachu to the Jesus… More »


There were some great sets at the Pool Parties free show at East River State Park yesterday, but blistering HEALTH and raucous Black Lips sets aside, the weather’s what dominated… More »


After collaborating with GZA on “The Drop I Hold,” the Black Lips have found a more seamless super grouping via the Almighty Defenders, their new project with fellow garage howlers… More »


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When Jessica spoke with Black Lips last year about their then-unreleased 200 Million Thousand, she reported the flower-punks were trying to get “a member or two of Wu-Tang Clan on… More »


This video for resident 200 Million Thousand prom theme “I’ll Be With You” is more successful than Black Lips’ recent stint as GZA’s backing band. Instead of sticking with the… More »


The Black Lips’ songs, especially on 200 Million Thousand, possess a nice fuzzy texture and the Atlantans appropriate great garage-isms, but I’ve always been less than enthused by the band… More »


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When we evaluated the Black Lips’ 200 Million Thousand, the general idea was catchy, interestingly textured songs, boringly predictable shtick. In the Chris Taylor-animated, drummer Joe Bradley-directed video for “ShortMore »


Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays you might not pay too much attention to if you’re in the midst of a really good relationship — because every day isMore »


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