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The Raveonettes: Beauty Dies EP / Wishing You a Rave Christmas EP

The last two of the Raveonettes' four digital-only 2008 EPs-- one an 80s throwback, the other a holiday collection-- are also their best.read more ...

Daily Downloads (Annalibera, The Marks Cartel, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: 75 Dollar Bill: Live on WFMU [mp3] Abby Merkel: "Chin Up" [mp3] Annalibera: "Black Cat White Cat" [mp3] from Nevermind I Love You...

Hear This: One of The New Pornographers’ most famous songs is also their worst

In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, we’re talking about the songs we hate by bands we love. The New Pornographers, “Electric Version” (2003) The first time I heard The New Pornographers, I thought they were terrible. Show More Summary

ILOVEMAKONNEN – Tuesday (The Golden Pony Remix)

15 hours agoMusic / Dance & DJ : Disco Belle

New York’s The Golden Pony is coming it HOT with their first release of 2015 of Grammy nominated ILOVEMAKONNEN’s single “Tuesday.” Here The Golden Pony goes with a Future House treatment full of deep baseline grooves, garage snares and pitched down vocal chops.

Met Cancels Tonight's Iolanta / Bluebear Performance

On account of the weather, road conditions, and public transit closures: Due to the road closures and likely cancellation of public transportation because of tonight’s adverse weather conditions, this evening's performance of Iolanta/Bluebeard's Castle has been cancelled. Show More Summary

Listen: Operators – “Ecstasy In My House”

The newest from Dan Boeckner's latest post-Wolf Parade project. Read more articles like "Listen: Operators – “Ecstasy In My House”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Listen: Operators – “Ecstasy In My House” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

SmooVth ft. Sean Rosati – Life’s Gamble

22 hours agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

SmooVth and Boston’s Sean Rosati showcase their lyrical agility over a nice sample-based production by Clypto. Previously: SmooVth – Last Breath (Video)

Teem – Proof Of You (Whaleskin Remix)

Got an extra special treat in my inbox today from Whaleskin (aka Willow Bell). Whaleskin is a multi-instrumentalist who’s got an ear for glossy melodies. His latest is a remix of Teem’s “Proof Of You” that’s equal parts sweat, energy and hypnosis. Take a listen below and enjoy!

Watch Ryan Adams & Jenny Lewis’ Full Episode Of Austin City Limits

Jenny Lewis and Ryan Adams were the featured performers on last night’s episode of Austin City Limits. Lewis played tracks from her two solo albums and a few Rilo Kiley tracks, while Adams did as much of a career-spanning set as he could with only six songs. This was Lewis’ first solo appearance on the [...]

VIDEO: Bad Blocks’ “Circulate”

Aotearoa are strong once again with a new band making themselves known outside of Australasia, and they’re called Bad Blocks, who made a video to represent their new EP Circulate so they chose the title track, directed by Josh Prendeville, who is only 19 but has his eyes set for the future. Bad Blocks – […]

Bentley, Paisley to headline lakefront music fest

6 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

A major mainstream country music festival will arrive this summer on the Chicago lakefront.

Samuel Proffitt - In Flames (Ft. Crywolf)

Sounds like: SNAKEHIPS, Sango, ESTA., James Blake Song: Samuel Proffitt - In Flames (Ft. Crywolf) What's so good? Today, Samuel Proffitt shares his debut EP, Blue Notebook No. 10, with the world. The Boston-based producer has already struck our attention with his singles "Sirens" and Sladky," which were dark, layered, and full of raw emotion. Show More Summary

GFOTY releases Cake Mix on PC Music, gets us hard

GFOTY, most famous for convincing the Duchess of Cambridge to inscribe the lyrics “In the bathroom, sucking dick/ Thanks for cumming that was quick” on a beautiful, hand-crafted heirloom pendant attached to a stunning pearl necklace courtesy of Kane West, has just cooked up a new release, titled Cake Mix. Show More Summary

Father John Misty launches not-serious "SAP" streaming service for new LP (listen +++ updated dates)

As mentioned, Father John Misty is set to release his new album, I Love You Honeybear, on February 10 via Sub Pop. Anyone who has seen him live knows that Josh Tillman (who is FJM) is part comedian, which...

Video: Ghostface Killah & Raekwon – Daytona 500 (Live at VICE 20)

9 minutes agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

Here’s some crispy footage of Ghostface and Raekwon performing “Daytona 500? at the VICE 20th Anniversary party last month in NYC. Don’t forget: Sell a grenade a day, it pays black. Previously: Raekwon & Ghostface Killah – Purple Tape Files (Documentary Trailer) | BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah ft. DOOM – Ray Gun (Video)

Leapling - N.E.R.V.E.

Sounds like: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Zula Song: Leapling - N.E.R.V.E. What's so good? Leapling's new track "N.E.R.V.E." is a perfect preview of what to expect from their upcoming album. The melding of obscure and experimental pop is something that Leapling has a great grasp on. Show More Summary

AUDIO: Grandbrothers’ “Naive Rider”

If you are Erol Sarp and Lukas Vogel and saw a bit of commonality in your music, it’s best to call yourselves Grandbrothers, and they did. They want to be around for a long time, so why not create a strong name as well as one that may be corny in the years to come, […]

No Age’s Dean Spunt Looks Back on Hüsker Dü’s New Day Rising

Revisiting a seminal album that balanced coarse aggression with pop rock sweetness.

Built to Spill, Brand New, Desparecidos, Joyce Manor, Touche Amore add shows around Coachella (together & separately)

17 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Brooklyn Vegan

photo: Built to Spill at BV-SXSW 2012 (more by Tim Griffin) It was already announced that Brand New and Desaparecidos would be playing pre-Coachella shows together, and they've since expanded their itinerary to include an LA show in between the...

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