School of Seven Bells released a haunting music video for Lafaye, the first single off their new album.
As one of the more innovative band’s today, the Secret Machines offer fans a product that differs from the industry norm. Proving the point, the group is about to embark on an
Photos by Richard Clarke of Jam On The Dam, held Memorial Day weekend 2006 in Philadelphia, PA. Artists included the Disco Biscuits, Secret Machines, Ween, The Duo, Grace Potter and more.
For the record release party of their acclaimed new album Ten Silver Drops the Secret Machines took on the best-kept venue in New York, The Hiro Ballroom at the Maritime Hotel. Unlike other shows held in the gorgeous room filled by gorgeous people, this one would not be on a stage slotted back against the wall. This evening would be an “in-the-round” performance, in the tradition of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
In the midst of their current U.S. tour the California 4-piece, Mellowdrone, took the stage Tuesday night at the Knitting Factory. The one-stop singer, songwriter and front man Jonathan Bates was joined on guitar by Tony DeMatteo, keyboardist/bassist Cami Gutierrez, and uniquely rhythmic drummer Brian Borg.
Ten Silver Drops is a leaner effort than Nowhere, with an evidence of staying power, which none of us Machines freaks ever doubted. More importantly, Ten Silver Dropsis just frayed enough to suggest the trio is still just warming up, and their magnum opus may still await.
Playing a stand alone club date, a benefit for the Red Cross, the Machines aired some new material and a few old favorites to a receptive, if tame, crowd. The Secret Machines have been steadily gaining respect with their form of vibrant musicianship and mind blowing live shows.
A year after releasing their second album, Now Here is Nowhere, The Secret Machines have dropped a six song EP to hold us over until their much
anticipated follow up arrives. With one song off of Now Here is Nowhere,
an abridged version of