Brandon Flowers certainly doesn’t slack in the music-making department. This past June marked the 10-year anniversary of his band The Killers‘ debut LP Hot Fuss, and as a follow up to the quartet’s 2013 compilation Direct Hits — as well as his own 2010 solo album Flamingo — the Las Vegas pop-rock crooner has been... More »
For Papercuts’ new video, they decided to go into a room and shoot “Life Among The Savages” in a live setting, or at least live in an intimate setting. The original version was released on the band’s debut album Life Among The Savages on Easy Sound Recording Co./Memphis Industries. While Papercuts are really Jason Quever […]
Whoa: nine days before opening night, Daveda Karanas withdraws from singing Adalgisa in the Norma production, "for personal reasons." Jamie Barton steps in for the September 5, 10, 14, 27 and 30 performances. The press release says that a further announcement will be made for the September 19 and 23 performances. Show More Summary
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together PANGEA released their new LP, Badillac, at the very beginning of this year. Songs from that album have been paired with some pretty sweet music videos, such as “Cat Man” and “Offer.” Now, together PANGEA have given us a new clip for Badillac’s title track. Directed by Ryan Baxley (who gave us the Nick [...]
A new song for a new frame of mind, which applies to you or anyone who may need a change of thought. It’s by SevnthWonder, who brings in TokyoMegaplex and A Sol Machanic for the very nice “What’s To Come”, and “What’s To Come” is described beautifully.
Sam Amidon at SXSW 2011 (more by Tim Griffin) Sam Amidon is releasing a new album of re-imagined folk songs, Lily-O, on September 30 via Nonesuch. The album features jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, as well as past Sam Amidon collaborators...
Conor Oberst is such a big deal that he can summon two different buzz bands to back him up at will. Or at least that was the case when he recorded a recent live session at the Haldern Pop Festival. Performing lazily luminous acoustic version of his 2005 Bright Eyes song “Lua,” Oberst recruited both [...]
Greylag recently released the excellent folk-rock single “Another,” and now, rather than pairing the song with a traditional music video, they give us this new live performance clip. The video is directed by Lymay Iwasaki, and if the single had us excited for the album, this video has us excited to see the band live. [...]
Last spring, Atlanta brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy, AKA Rae Sremmurd, released an ecstatic rap track called “No Flex Zone” with a beat by Atlanta superproducer Mike Will Made It and his Eardrummers team. (Rae Sremmurd, incidentally, is Ear Drummers backwards, which might help you spell it going forward.) Now the duo is back [...]
Just three legendary rock bands taking in a baseball game.
Say Lou Lou's take on the Daft Punk standout may be our favorite Random Access Memories cover yet.
Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour is back out on the road. The next round of 31 dates includes multi-night stands in multiple cities, including New York, Chicago, and Minneapolis. Tickets for most shows go on sale this weekend. This is Dylan’s...Show More Summary
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by Ian Chainey Forty years into their career, NWOBHM institution Raven will be touring this fall. The "North American Extermination Tour 2014" will pair the athletic trio with the ripping Night Demon and will roll through locations like Los Angeles, Austin,...
Evidently she doesn’t have to worry about those pesky haters too much: Taylor Swift just shook and shimmied her way to a #1 debut on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The 1989 pop titan, who is no stranger to insanely high chart sales, just notched another major victory with the lead single from her... More »
Earlier this year, the label Light In The Attic unearthed and reissued L’Amour, a pretty and mysterious 1983 album from a completely unknown artist named Lewis. Soon after, another Lewis album, this one from 1985 and titled Romantic Times. Just a few weeks later, the label found that Lewis, whose real name is Randall Wulff, [...]
by Bill Pearis Hookworms @ BVCMJ 2013 (more by Chris La Putt) Leeds psychedelic screamers Hookworms have announced details of their new album. It's called The Hum and will be out on Weird World / Domino on November 11. "The...
Whirr conjure up some of shoegaze’s loneliest vibes. The first two singles from their upcoming album Sway, “Mumble” and “Heavy,” were as bummed-out as they were beautiful, and after a fragile intro, their newest, “Lines,” blows up to the same big proportions. Listen to it below. Sway is out 9/23 via Graveface.