Tag: Viet Cong

Excuse My Efforts for Today: Preoccupations Is the Proper Soundtrack for America Right Now

We don’t deserve it.

Preoccupations, “Preoccupations”

Death has always loomed over Canadian post-punk band Preoccupations.

Fixate: Backstage with Preoccupations at FYF

Photographer Rozette Rago hung with the band formerly known as Viet Cong as they prepared to take the stage at Expo Park on Sunday.

Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala to Headline FYF Fest 2016

Pull up to the bumper at Exposition Park this August.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. 2015 has been rough in a lot of ways, but it’s been an incredible time for music….

Fun Fun Fun in the Sun Sun Sun: 3 (More) Days in Austin

Getting down at the tenth annual Fun Fun Fun Fest.

Viet Cong (Sort of) Apologizes in Name Controversy Statement [UPDATED]

“We never intended for our name to be provocative or hurtful.”

FLOODfest Chicago 2015, Thursday

Day one of FLOODfest Chicago at Virgin Hotel with Viet Cong, DJ Windows 98, Nancy Whang, and Broods.

The Stones to Shine a Light on Canada at This Year’s Festival d’été de Québec

More than 300 shows are lined up over eleven days, including sets from Interpol, Run The Jewels, Black Lips, Future Islands, De La Soul, and METZ.

Shaky Knees 2015: My Beer Is Warm, But It’s Still Cooler Than the Sun

One of the best lineups of the season came together last week in Atlanta.

SXSW Music 2015, Thursday

The second day of our inaugural FLOODfest, four days and three nights of music at Cedar Street presented by Lyve, kicked off Thursday morning with a…

RSVP: Lyve Presents FLOODfest at SXSW

Join us for the first-ever FLOODfest, taking place in Austin, Texas at this year’s SXSW festival featuring some of the festival’s biggest names like Spoon,…

LIVE: Viet Cong Breaks Out Their Bag of Goodies at the Echoplex In LA (3/6/2015)

Amidst controversy, the post-punk quartet brings baggage onstage—just not the kind expected.

Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

At the close of 2014, we celebrated our favorite albums of the year, and with the turn to a new year, it’s only fitting that we give our excitement an outlet…

Primavera Sound 2015 Lineup Released

The refreshing taste of variety: The Strokes, Patti Smith, Sleater-Kinney, and more will head to Barcelona this May

Breaking: Viet Cong

Matt Flegel discusses the band’s beginnings with last year’s “Cassette”, avoiding the post-punk pigeonhole, and the deconstructed bleakness of their new self-titled record.

Viet Cong, “Viet Cong”

Born from the tragic (and too, too soon) end of Calgary band Women with the death of guitarist Chris Reimer in 2012, Viet Cong’s self-titled debut continues an inescapable, momentous legacy.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

The first full week of 2015 brought us some fantastic singles from upcoming new releases (Panda Bear, Viet Cong, The King Khan & BBQ Show), unheard demos and…

LISTEN: Viet Cong Releases Second Single, “Silhouettes,” Expands North American Tour

Following the earth-shaking single “Continental Shelf,” the Calgary post-punk (and post-Women) group Viet Cong have shared the dark new track “Silhouettes,” which premiered over at…

LISTEN: Viet Cong Announces Debut LP, Shares Booming “Continental Shelf”

Following the release of their attention-grabbing debut EP Cassette earlier this year, Viet Cong have announced their first proper album, and it sounds massive. Along…


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