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2014 New York Film Fest line-up: Spinal Tap 30th Anniversary & other music films ++ Fincher, PT Anderson, Inarritu, more

by Rob Sperry-Fromm Time to Smell the Glove at NYFF 2014 This year's New York Film Festival is shaping up to be the biggest ever. The festival scored not one but three major coups in the programming department, snagging premieres...

? Listen: SOPHIE - Live @ RAY-BAN X BOILER ROOM 005

Using a stand-in pictured above (along with a stand-in for QT) at last Friday’s RAY-BAN X BOILER ROOM 005 event, SOPHIE destroyed everything in her wake. Yeah, you had OPN up there fucking around with sounds beforehand and Hudson Mohawk...Show More Summary

No Joy playing free Brooklyn Night Bazaar show this weekend before tour with Deafheaven (dates)

No Joy @ Mexican Summer 5 (more by PSquared) Montreal's loud/ethereal No Joy are going on tour with Deafheaven and Indian Handcrafts -- a tour that kicks off in Brooklyn next month -- but before that they'll be below the...

Listen: Shura, “Just Once” (Honne Remix)

Hear a captivating remix of the up-and-coming singer's debut single Read more articles like "Listen: Shura, “Just Once” (Honne Remix)" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

TVD Live: Big Star’s Third Live at the 9:30 Club, 8/23

PHOTOS: RICHIE DOWNS | Once a decade or eon or so, an LP comes along that is simply too tortured and nakedly honest for human ears. 1978’s twisted and raw Thirs/Sister Lovers is such an LP. The final offspring of the seventies’ incarnation...Show More Summary

? Listen: Deadboy - “Footsie Work”

I love when producers reappropriate some really clear, really intense grime vocal and pair it with a synth that could just as easily soundtrack some medieval fantasy film. The new production fills out Footsie’s vocals while still highlighting the beat. Show More Summary

Boston Hassle Fest 6 announces killer lineup: Body/Head, Lescalleet/Dilloway duo, Bill Orcutt, Jana Hunter, more

Another day, another festival with a killer lineup that I probably can’t attend. Boston Hassle Fest VI, which last year featured Lightning Bolt, Black Dice, and Keith Fullerton Whitman, is BACK. The festival, put on by the Boston Hassle...Show More Summary

Coucheron :: Deep End ft Eastside & Mayer Hawthorne (Matoma Remix)

8 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Off The Radar

As I was looking for new tunes I ran across this gem of a remix by Matoma for Coucheron's "Deep End" ft Eastside & Mayor Hawthorne. Such a slick and subdued tropical sounding remix. It is a master stroke that I can hear over and over. Show More Summary

Prince Rupert's Drops releasing a new LP (stream a track), playing Baby's with Love As Laughter on Friday

10 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Brooklyn Vegan

by Andrew Sacher Brooklyn psych rockers Prince Rupert's Drops are releasing the followup to 2012's solid Run Slow with a new album, Climbing Light, on November 10 via Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records. Its first single, "Dangerous Death Ray," is...

? Listen: yeongrak - “bok choy”

22 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Tiny Mix Tapes

I was getting hyped on Shisa’s next dip via Postlife Digital and stumbled into Hope Sick Cola, the relatively new (two digital months = ?) label that hosts a heavy crossover of artists with PLD. Sisha, along side co-Hope Sick Cola heads...Show More Summary

Download Star Slinger’s Remix of Drake and ILOVEMAKONNEN’s “Tuesday”

Cop the U.K. producer's reworking of the Drake remix Read more articles like "Download Star Slinger’s Remix of Drake and ILOVEMAKONNEN’s “Tuesday”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Marble Sky (a.k.a. Jeff Witscher/Rene Hell)’s self-titled 2xLP gets re-release treatment

32 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Tiny Mix Tapes

Jeff Witscher, also known as Rene Hell, plans to raise hell on September 16. How so? By reissuing a double LP of extremely beautiful ambient music from his late-oughts project Marble Sky, of course! Out next month via Students of Decay,...Show More Summary

New: Cass McCombs, “Night Of The World”

Hear a new single from the British folk-rocker's joint EP with the Meat Puppets Read more articles like "New: Cass McCombs, “Night Of The World”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Watch 50 Cent, Miley Cyrus, Dave Grohl and Others Send Off Chelsea Handler

Alanis Morrisette, Dave Grohl, Avril Lavigne and others sang a "We Are the World" style parody Read more articles like "Watch 50 Cent, Miley Cyrus, Dave Grohl and Others Send Off Chelsea Handler" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

UK Artist of the Week: Alburn

PETER LARSSON FOR TVD | Scottish alt-rockers Alburn have started to make a name for themselves on the bustling Scottish music scene with some fine live performances and impressive support slots. Songs such as the title track from their...Show More Summary

Kevin Drumm & Jason Lescalleet have a new collaborative LP (stream an excerpt), celebrating in NYC w/ C Spencer Yeh

55 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Brooklyn Vegan

by Ian Chainey The prolific Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet have crossed paths before, cutting the EP The Invisible Curse last year which received the wink-wink Soundcloud tag of 'power ballad.' On The Abyss, out on Erstwhile Records or Jason...

? Listen: Drone - “Dilemma (REFIX)”

Yes! The world can breathe better now that “Dilemma (REFIX)” exists. Thank you, Drone, for reawakening the best parts of “Dilemma” without adding in any bullshit. It’s just what we need to revisit the highlight of Kelly Rowland’s career (sorry, it’s true). Show More Summary

Grimes made a video for "Go" (watch)

by Bill Pearis Grimes new single with Blood Diamonds, "Go," now has a video, co-directed by Claire herself with her brother Mac Boucher under the collaborative name Roco-Prime. It's like some kind of Tarsem/NABIL collaboration as imagined by Hype Williams....

Alt-J playing NPR 'First Listen Live' at LPR before tour (RSVP)

The new Alt-J album is less than a month away (due 9/23 via Canvasback), and though their tour doesn't hit NYC until November 16 at Beacon Theatre (sold out), they'll be here much sooner for an intimate show on...

Method Man and Redman announced as headliners of “The Smokers Club Tour,” cuz that’s a club that really exists!

Oh, but really, come on: stop pretending like you’re not totally interested. Don’t try to play the hipster-irony card here. NSFW or otherwise, you clicked on this headline for a reason, buddy. Let’s go. Yes, there’s a thing called The Smoker’s Club. Show More Summary

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