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Melenas
Dias Raros

Melenas, which translates roughly to “heads of hair,” are an all-female quartet hailing from Pamplona, Spain (yep, of bulls running through the streets fame)

Pere Ubu

David Thomas of Pere Ubu

We’ve interviewed dozens of artists here on The Agit Reader, some more than once, and there’s no one that we have spoken to more frequently than Pere Ubu’s David Thomas. While we no doubt have a soft spot for fellow Ohioans, this fact is more a reflection of Thomas’ unwavering ability to create music that is always challenging and enthralling, not only with Pere Ubu, …


Trash Kit
The Lexington, London, February 14

If you don’t go in for overpriced meals and cliched gestures, a good place to have spent Valentine’s Day this year would have been at The

Wire
Mind Hive

If Wire had called it a day after releasing their first three seminal records (which they supposedly had at the time), it would have been enough to cement

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
Souvenir

While to mainstream audiences Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (a.k.a. OMD) may forever be remembered simply for “If You Leave,” their big U.S.

Pere Ubu
The Long Goodbye

It’s been 40-some years since Pere Ubu emerged from the ashes of Rocket from the Tombs, so one could be forgiven for thinking that the seminal

Crows
Electric Ballroom, London, October 22

As the last days of 2019 approach, one can’t help but take stock of the past year and the records that stood out. The album with which

Various Artists
Tiny Changes: A Celebration of The Midnight Organ Fight

Longtime Agit readers will know that we fell in love with Frightened Rabbit via the Scottish band’s second album, 2008’s The

Operators

Operators

Born in 2014 as a continuation of sorts of the ideas singer Dan Boeckner was exploring in the Handsome Furs, Operators has developed its own set of aesthetics and a sound as distinctive as any of Boeckner’s other previous projects (Wolf Parade, Divine Fits). While Operators rely on a largely electronic palette, there is nevertheless no shortage of human emotion in what they create. As …


Dead Kennedys
DK40

While the reunion of the Dead Kennedys without singer and figurehead Jello Biafra has perhaps sullied the band’s legacy, there is no denying that the band

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