Our first taste of his new solo LP.
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz kept their tour of pre-SXSW semi-secret shows rolling along last night with a stop at The Handlebar in Pensacola, Florida. And while the New Orleans stop yielded lots of intriguing tidbits and comical groupie tweets, the Pensacola stop has produced our first chance to actually hear more than a brief [...]
The Mariinksy conductor has once again appended his name to a Putin initiative. In Izvestia today, he joins 20 other cultural personalities in calling for the union of Russia and Crimea. Yuri Bashmet and Denis Matsuev are among other musicians who signed the letter. The letter is published in Izvestia. It refers to Putin as […]
Sufjan Stevens has been known to help out the National in the studio (he’s appeared on all their albums since 2007?s Boxer) and on stage (he guested on a killer live version of “Afraid Of Everyone” on Letterman). That partnership continued at Carnegie Hall last night during the Tibet House US benefit that also saw [...]
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Back in January we heard up and coming singer BANKS drop the ghostly pop single “Brain,” produced by the Shlohmo. Now “Brain” has a video that provides darkly beautiful visual compliment to the song’s amorphous music while BANKS delivers an impassioned performance. Watch it below. BANKS’ full length debut is expected later this year via [...]
New from PopCrunch: Lindsay Lohan has very good taste in men. Now all she needs is fewer of them to taste. In Touch Weekly (We Know. We know.) has published what it claims is a handwritten list of the actress’ A-list lovers. Apparently, LiLo jotted down the list while hanging with friends at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Show More Summary
We saw some footage of Freddie performing this live yesterday, now take a listen to the final studio version of the cut. It bangs and as previously mentioned, the “Snowman Killa” goes hard at Jeezy on the second verse. Piñata drops next Tuesday. Spotted: OnSMASH Previously: Freddie Gibbs Performs Jeezy Diss “Real”
You may not have time to listen to the more than 20 new metal albums released this week, but we do. We collected short reviews of all of them in one convenient article. Check out our take on the latest from Armageddon Rev 16:16, Biblical,...Show More Summary
Last night the celebrification of SXSW continued with the arrival of the iTunes Festival and its first headliner, those promising up-and-comers Coldplay. Chris Martin and company played an 11-song set at Austin’s Moody Theater that featured the live debut of four songs from the upcoming Ghost Stories. Two of them were songs we hadn’t heard [...]
Brisbane, Australia resident Laura Hill is Scraps. Filtering vintage computer instrumentation through decidedly low-tech “bedroom” territory, she imbues Electric Ocean with the strains of early electronic pop. While impossible to describe...Show More Summary
CHVRCHES are basically killing the cover game right now. They’ve basically hit every influential radio… Read more articles like "CHVRCHES cover Lorde’s “Team”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
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Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Gold Panda, Four Tet, Burial Song: SBTRKT - Resolute [download here] What's so good? First Skrillex surprised us with a brand new album, and now SBTRKT’s jumped into the game announcing his EP Transitions. Show More Summary
With "Where It's At," Dustin Lynch returns with the first new music from his upcoming sophomore release for Broken Bow Records. Continue here to see what we think of the song and its chances for success here!
Australia’s Sia Furler has become one of pop’s most effective weapons in recent years, and she’s set to return with her own music next week. Sia posted the above street art displaying a March 17 date across her social media accounts, along with the caption “COMING SOON.” Late last year, she said she was working with... More »
Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young’s PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries singing Pono’s praises. Watch Arcade Fire, Jack White, Beck, Eddie Vedder, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Foo Fighters, Sting, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Mike D, [...]
Manchester legend Greg Wilson together with partner in crime Derek Kaye takes on the new single “Hot City” from Joan As Police Woman and churns out an epic, almost 9 minute long driven disco remix complete with horns, piano stabs and an assortment of goodies.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Justice, Gorillaz, Song: Daft Punk - Computerized (Ft. Jay Z) [download here] What's so good? “Computerized” is a Daft Punk and Jay Z collaboration that’s surfaced online over the past 24 hours. Show More Summary
The masked British producer SBTRKT hasn’t yet announced a follow-up album to his excellent 2011 self-titled debut. But last month, he shared a new track called “Hold The Line” and announced plans to release a series of instrumental 12? EPs called Transitions, which he’d crank out before giving us that new album that he’s been [...]