The Midwest was hit with severe thunderstorms this past weekend, which forced Lollapalooza organizers to evacuate 100,000 or so festival-goers on Sunday. Despite the dangerous weather, Paul McCartney performed “Get Back” and “FourFiveSeconds”...Show More Summary
Stu Hopkins of Chichester, England trio TRAAMS sings with a desperate sense of urgency that often is only captured as successfully by guitars. TRAAMS announced the release of their sophomore album, Modern Dancing, today, and have a new song to go with it. “Succulent Thunder Anthem” is a ferocious two-minute track filled with chants that […]
This song is filled with lyrical gems, several of which I’ve shared on our social media #rockwisdom series. Here’s the song in all its glory, performed back in 1997. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to enjoy a new #rockwisdom lyric each week.
Last week, Hudson Mohawke shared a video for Lantern track "Warrior" featuring Pusha T. Today, HudMo has shared his remix of Pusha T's "Amen", which features Kanye West and Young Jeezy. Listen above. Read our Update with Hudson Mohawke. Watch "Warriors":
Photo by Daniel Sannwald Yours Truly has posted a video interview with Miguel that features footage of the singer captured back in 2008, years before his music came to widespread attention. In the video, Miguel sings part of an unreleased song called "You're on My Mind", which he wrote when he was 15. Show More Summary
FKA twigs has released a new track called "Figure 8" from her upcoming EP. The track was premiered today by Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio. In an interview with Lowe, twigs said that the song was partially inspired by the figure eight hand motion in voguing. Show More Summary
Virginia singer/rapper D.R.A.M (of "Cha Cha" fame) has released a reworking of his track "$", off his #1Epic EP. The new version features horns by Donnie Trumpet (of Chance the Rapper/Social Experiment fame). Gabe Niles and Bub Ruth produced the track. D.R.A.M. is heading out on the road with Chance's Family Matters tour this fall.
Future Islands were among the many performers at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. Below, watch them play "Tin Man" from 2010's In Evening Air and "Balance" from 2011's On The Water. Read our Update interview with Future Islands. Check out photos from the fest here and here. Watch more videos from Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 here. "Tin Man": "Balance":
Photo by Sandy Kim DIIV recently announced that Is the Is Are, their followup to 2012's Oshin, will be out this fall on Captured Tracks. Today, the band have announced a North American tour for the fall as well. Find the dates below. Read...Show More Summary
Today, Pitchfork.tv presents a new episode of "Over/Under", the interview series in which artists evaluate a series of random topics, declaring if they're overrated or underrated. In this episode, Mac DeMarco discusses threesomes ("I'm...Show More Summary
During A$AP Rocky's set at Lollapalooza this past weekend, Vic Mensa came out to perform "U Mad". Then, Rocky's DJ dropped Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit", and everybody went nuts. Check out footage below via Stereogum. A video...Show More Summary
Photo by Nine Gouveia On August 16 at the Berserktown II festival in Los Angeles, Royal Trux will play a reunion show—their first since disbanding in 2001. In a new interview with NME, Jennifer Herrema discussed the reunion, which she said is only planned for the one show. "It just totally depends on how it feels," Herrema told NME. Show More Summary
Wilco headlined the first night of this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. Below, watch them play "More..." and "Random Name Generator", from their recent surprise album Star Wars. Star Wars was released the night before Wilco's headlining set. Show More Summary
Photo by Zoran Orlic Low recently announced Ones and Sixes, their follow-up to 2013's The Invisible Way. (It's out September 11 via Sub Pop). After dropping "No Comprende", the band have shared another album cut, "What Part of Me". Listen to it above, via the Quietus. Watch Low perform "Clarence White" at the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival:
Photo by Daniel Sannwald Arca has announced his next LP, the follow-up to last year's excellent Xen. It's called Mutant, and it'll be out in the late fall. The news was announced on Twitter. "I CANNOT w8 to share with u all !!" the producer...Show More Summary
Win a pair of VIP camping tickets to Boardmasters festival in Cornwall this weekend Competition: Win a pair of VIP camping tickets to Boardmasters festival was originally published on The Blue Walrus.
To start the week we've got a new track from London's own producer Astro Zu with some summer wonder. Astro Zu – Lost Hearts was originally published on The Blue Walrus.
Sounds like: Black Joe Lewis, The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes Song: Gary Clark Jr. - The Healing What's so good? Guitar virtuoso Gary Clark Jr. is back with two new singles, "Grinder" and "The Healing." Readying the release of his long-awaited sophomore album, The Story Of Sunny Boy Slim, Clark Jr. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Patrick Watson, Angus Stone Song: Damien Rice - On Children What's so good? Many of you might have been around when Damien Rice surprised us by releasing a new album in November of last year (titled My Favourite Faded Fantasy). Show More Summary
Sounds like: Pink Floyd, Washed Out, Fractures Song: Teen Daze - Along What's so good? Later this month, Vancouver producer Teen Daze releases his new album Morning World, and "Along" is the second taste of what's to come. ListeningShow More Summary