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“Hope” is the “sultry” single from Attention Please, one of two Boris albums out the same day in April. Guitarist Wata handles all Attention’s lead vocals so, again, the Japanese psych/doom/metal/pop/rock/etc explorers have switched things up and around the moment a discernible pattern seemed to be emerging. Note the buried black metal-style whispers:… More »

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Stream Whatever Nevermind: A Tribute To Nirvana’s Nevermind

Robotic Empire has put together a second Nirvana tribute album for Record Store Day. The first one was released for last year’s RSD, and had…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 10:46 am

Boris – “Vanilla” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

On their upcoming Noise Boris revisit the riff-happy psych-metal of older releases like Pink and Akuma No Uta. That return to heaviness was apparent as…
Miles Bowe | May 19, 2014 - 10:56 am

BORIS – “Quicksilver”

A good trick to getting a handle on BORIS' constantly shapeshifting style is paying attention to how they are spelling their name. If it's lowercase…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Photos: Boris, Deafheaven, Ides Of Gemini @ Echoplex, Los Angeles 5/24/13

Earplugs were mandatory for the insanely loud and pulverizing line-up of Boris and Deafheaven. Boris played their third album Flood in its entirety along with…
Andrew Youssef | May 27, 2013 - 1:39 pm

Listen To Boris And Asobi Seksu Cover One Another

Record Store Day Black Friday is going to bring with it a ton of cool shit but the Boris/Asobi Seksu split 7" has to be…
Michael Nelson | November 12, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Boris – “Spoon”

Japanese style-shifters Boris conjure up their more gauzy pop sensibility with "Spoon," a cut from their fifteenth album called, here we go, New Album. Kind…
Corban Goble | October 4, 2011 - 1:49 pm

ATP NY 2010: Sleep, Sunn, Skinny Dipping

At this point people know what to expect from Kutscher's: The faded Catskills resort's crumbling walls held together by mold, broken everything (we were forced…
brandon | September 8, 2010 - 9:30 am

ATP 2010: Curated By Pavement @ Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

Pavement’s on their way to a long summer of festivals and one-off gigs, but curating an ATP is a sweet way to get things started.
jessica | May 18, 2010 - 2:27 pm

ATP NY Adds Sunn O))), Boris, Tortoise, Hope Sandoval

We gave you a preliminary rundown of this fall’s ATP NY, but the folks at ATP have thrown Tortoise, Bardo Pond, and Sleepy Sun onto…
brandon | March 25, 2010 - 11:01 am

Boris To Play FREE East Village Radio Music Festival

That’s right, it’s free. And, yes, Boris was just added to the bill. If you’re in the NYC area on Saturday, 9/6, you can head…
brandon | August 15, 2008 - 4:24 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2008: Sunday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Aaaaand we're back. Quite a weekend in Chicago, and this is the post to put a Fork…
brandon | July 21, 2008 - 3:07 am

New Boris Video – “My Neighbor Satan”

If you've ever seen Boris live, you know their sets can get kinda long. ("Kinda" being a massive Sunn O)))-sized understatement.) The fangsanalsatan and Ryuta…
brandon | March 20, 2008 - 11:08 am