5 Questions With... is your chance to get to know a new or up-and-coming band. Barren Womb are a duo from Norway whose latest album is The Sun's Not Yellow, It's Chicken. Tony Gonzahl introduces us to Barren Womb.... Read Full Post
We have Billy Vera to thank for the release of Lowell Fulson Live 1983 At My Place (Rock Beat). Fulson is caught in performance backed by Billy Vera and the Beaters at the Santa Monica club, At My Place and its a marvelous near hourShow More Summary
Tenor saxophonist Bill Holman wasn't as schooled as some of Stan Kenton's arrangers when he joined the band in 1952. Kenton was just coming off a jazz-classical kick, and with Count Basie forming a new big band, Kenton needed bolder...
R&B crooner slapped with lawsuit after backing out of advertisement.
Jessie Frye is a pop artist that should be making the kind of songs that should be anthems and heard in every other TV show and movie but for the time being, she isn’t on that level. However, one listen to Obsidian (self-released) and you’ll realize she should be. What I like about Frye is […]
From Billboard Biz: Last May, Red Bull Music Academy took over New York City with a month of innovative workshops, live performances, and lectures that showcased both established and emerging artists. Almost a year later, RBMA is back...Show More Summary
Deadkill have created an album that very much sounds like the Seattle rock I’ve known of for the last 30 or so years, with hints of Mudhoney, Soundgarden, Coffin Break, and other bands where things cross over the boundaries of rock, punk, hardcore, and metal to become distinctively Seattle while showing love for all of […]
While MMG head honcho Rick Ross continues his media run for Mastermind with a takeover of Revolt, Meek Mill swings by the studio to get in on the act, announcing his new album title. According to the howling one, his sophomore effort will be called Dreams Worth More Than Money, the follow-up to 2012?s Dreams & Nightmares, will be released this summer.
A best-selling autobiography. A new label deal. A possible novel in the works. An upcoming spring tour. Yes, everything is falling into place once again for alt-pop icon Morrissey, whose last LP, Years Of Refusal, was released over five years ago. Now that album, his 10th, has a typically Moz-esque title: World Peace Is None... More »
Remember when Fiona Apple covered Willy Wonka’s “Pure Imagination” for Chipotle? Well, that was supposed to be Frank Ocean’s job, but he allegedly backed out for an absurd reason, and now the organic-minded Mexican fast food chain is suing him. Last year Apple told Pitchfork how she became Ocean’s replacement: “Chipotle was in a big [...]
The Talea Ensemble, injecting contemporary life into Carnegie's "Vienna: City of Dreams" festival, just gave a riveting performance of Pierluigi Billone's Mani.Long.
People like to complain about what makes good and bad hip-hop in 2014, and sometimes it seems more people are using their eyes instead of their ears to determine their decisions. With that said, may I recommend to you a song by Matt G called “Perched”. The Austin, Texas rapper has a lot to say […]
From FACT: Okay, we all want Future to just knuckle down and make sure Honest has been finished, but it looks like whoever’s handling his marketing division might have other ideas. Latest single ‘Move That Dope’ (which was given theShow More Summary
Who or what is #$ (“Hash Money”), it is uncertain at this time. But his/hers/their new song is called “Molly Cynus” and [t](s)he[y] bring in Chippy Nonstop and Shape to make the song complete. Space Jesus produced this one for those involved, and the song will find its way on #$’s Hash Money album this […]
From FACT: A box set of soundtracks from the movies of tweedy cult director Wes Anderson is on its way this year, following the release of his latest picture, The Grand Budapest Hotel. The release celebrates the long-running collaboration...Show More Summary
Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Johanna Samuels needs your help to release her debut full-length album Double Bind. Check out a preview of her songs below and check out her Kickstarter here. Read and comment. From thedailyswarm.com...
Indie pop maverick Connan Mockasin has an album called Caramel out now on Mexican Summer and to support it, he is heading to SXSW next week and has released tour dates for his North American spring tour. Here are all of the dates, coordinate your schedules: SXSW Shows March 12… Flamingo Cantina (Under the Radar […]
Ten days from now, you’ll be able to hear the Bromance #15 EP from Louisahhh!!! & Maelstrom, and if the music is as bold as their name is, the anticipation will be as hot as a ketchup bottle. You’ll want to bring some of that ground up tomato stuff into the club with the choice […]
Soulection‘s Mikos Da Gawd has been featured here on Winnie recently for his most recent tracks, we had no idea that the man was about to do a White Label release on Soulection and boy is it full of vibes. The San Francisco native has been steadily releasing tracks through Souncloud for almost a year […]
Two words: Rocket arms.