Spotlight: The 4Knots Music Festival

Year 6.

Protomartyr, Chastity Belt, and Hurry Up at the Doug Fir Lounge

A star-studded NW lineup.

Protomartyr, Priests, and Beech Creeps at Music Hall of Williamsburg

We braved the arctic temperatures & winds to attend this show. Totally worth it.

Best of Underground America 2015

For this gallery, we celebrate the best images taken at underground shows across the US.

Best of Shot by the Band 2015

We posted 51 galleries by bands this year. Here are some of the best photos from those sets.

The Best Albums of 2015

75 records that captured our hearts and demanded our attention.

The Best Music of October 2015

As awkward as taking candy from strangers.

Protomartyr, Strange Wilds, The Gotobeds, H. Jon Benjamin, and S at Knitting Factory

Sub Pop and Hardly Art presented a stellar CMJ showcase called “Mutual Depreciation” last Thursday night.

The AdHoc Car Wash with Destruction Unit, Perfect Pussy, Porches, and more

AdHoc gathers ten excellent bands to perform inside a former car wash and auto garage.

Stream Protomartyr’s The Agent Intellect

The agent of truth in a shrinking pool of intellect.

Bidding goodbye to summer

Play, Eric, play.

Protomartyr, “Why Does It Shake?”

A ferocious moment of self-alienation.

Protomartyr, “Blues Festival”

Hell is pretty much everything.

Protomartyr at Gonerfest

Protomartyr goes to Gonerfest. Shall we call them Gonermartyr now?

Protomartyr, “Want Remover”

A strange but surprisingly apt visual.


32 Upcoming Tour Dates

Date Venue Location
Feb 15 The Foundry, Brisbane Fortitude Valley, Australia Tickets & More
Feb 20 Valhalla Wellington, New Zealand Tickets & More
Feb 21 Whammy Bar Auckland, New Zealand Tickets & More
Mar 01 Zanzabar Louisville, United States Tickets & More
Mar 02 The High Watt Nashville, United States Tickets & More
Mar 06 Club Congress Tucson, United States Tickets & More
Mar 08 SPACE. San Diego, United States Tickets & More
Mar 10 Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, United States Tickets & More
Mar 15 Globe Hall Denver, United States Tickets & More
Mar 16 Slowdown Omaha, United States Tickets & More
Mar 18 The Pyramid Scheme Grand Rapids, United States Tickets & More
Apr 07 LA CHAPELLE-LES TRINITAIRES Metz, France Tickets & More
Apr 08 LA VAPEUR Dijon, France Tickets & More
Apr 10 Atabal Biarritz, France Tickets & More
Apr 12 MusicBox Lisbon, Portugal Tickets & More
Apr 13 Moby Dick Club Madrid, Spain Tickets & More
Apr 14 Razzmatazz 3 Barcelona, Spain Tickets & More
Apr 16 Marché Gare Lyon, France Tickets & More
Apr 20 Chelsea Wien, Austria Tickets & More
Apr 22 Chelsea Wien, Austria Tickets & More
Apr 23 Melkweg OZ Amsterdam, Netherlands Tickets & More
Apr 26 Mejeriet Lund, Sweden Tickets & More
Apr 27 BLÅ Oslo, Norway Tickets & More
May 01 Hotel Cecil København K, Denmark Tickets & More
May 03 De Kreun Kortrijk, Belgium Tickets & More
May 04 Thekla Bristol, United Kingdom Tickets & More
May 05 Various Venues in Leicester Leicester, United Kingdom Tickets & More
May 08 Fruit Space Hull, United Kingdom Tickets & More
May 09 Mama Roux's Birmingham, United Kingdom Tickets & More
May 10 Scala London, United Kingdom Tickets & More
Aug 21 Bad Bonn Düdingen, Switzerland Tickets & More
Aug 22 Mascotte Zurich, Switzerland Tickets & More