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Neko Case reissuing all her albums on new vinyl box set, touring, playing Brooklyn Masonic Temple (dates)

Neko Case is reissuing her entire catalog on vinyl as a box set titled Truckdriver, Gladiator, Mule which will be released via Anti on November 13. All eight titles, most of which have been out of print for some...

Russell Haswell announces new LP on Diagonal

You’ve been getting flabby. I know it. Russell Haswell knows it. Everyone knows it. It’s just what happens when you only workout for 37 minutes once every six months. Your body’s not getting the activity the CDC says it needs, and you’re drooping. Show More Summary

Swans Detail Live Album The Gate, Michael Gira Will Paint a Portrait of You to Raise Money for New LP

In July, Swans announced that they were working on The Gate, a live album that'll serve as a fundraiser for the band's next studio LP—the final album to be recorded with their current lineup. (Their 2016 tour will also be this current...Show More Summary

Rick Springfield juggles music, movies in hectic career

BY TRICIA DESPRES | FOR THE SUN-TIMES Rick Springfield just made out with Oscar winner... The post Rick Springfield juggles music, movies in hectic career appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

Joan Shelley streaming 'Over and Even,' touring (dates, listen)

by Andrew Sacher Joan Shelley will follow 2014's Electric Ursa with her third album, Over and Even, this Friday (9/4) via No Quarter (pre-order). She recorded it with frequent collaborator Nathan Salsburg, and it also features contributions from Glen Dentinger,...

Jamie xx Performs "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)" Remix With Kranium and Assassin

Photo by Erez Avissar During a set at Red Bull's party during London's Notting Hill Carnival, Jamie xx performed Dre Skull's dancehall remix of "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)" live, accompanied by Kranium and Assassin. You can...Show More Summary

Wand share "Dungeon Dropper" from new LP (listen)

by Bill Pearis photo: Wand at Webster Hall, September 2014 (more by PSquared) Wand's second album of 2015, 1000 Days, is a more subtle record than this spring's Golem, with more keyboards and acoustic guitars, and less stomping on the...

Craig Finn expands tour, talked to Bret Easton Ellis (listen)

photo: Craig w/ The Hold Steady in Queens in 2014 (more by PSquared) We knew The Hold Steady's Craig Finn would be touring this fall in support of his new solo album Faith In The Future (due 9/11 via Partisan),...

Failure announce tour dates with Hum, Torche, Trail of Dead and Local H, playing CMJ

photo: Failure at Webster Hall in August (more by Gret Cristman) Reunited alt-rockers Failure recently toured and they're ready to hit the road again this fall. The tour includes a run with Hum and Torche (that's a great triple bill...

Premiere: Bronze - In Stone

I thought that PUFF 7-inch Burka For Everybody released early this year packed the most tightly coiled firecracker I’d be finding in my pants, but Bronze might just have one-upped that single-serve brain-blast with their scene-poppin’ In Stone LP, dropping today on vinyl via BFE. Show More Summary

Stromae Surprises, Confuses New York Pedestrians With "Papaoutai" Performances in New Video

Belgian artist Stromae is a huge star in Europe who has been remixed by Kanye West (and performed with him at Coachella) and appeared on a track on the last Hunger Games soundtrack with Lorde, Haim, Pusha T, and Q-Tip. Madonna is also...Show More Summary

Joey Cape releasing new solo album 'Stitch Puppy,' touring, added to The Fest (dates & full album stream)

by Andrew Sacher Fat Wreck Chords is having quite the year. A bunch of bands just wrapped up the label's 25th anniversary tour, including a band that's been on Fat for over two decades, Lagwagon. Lagwagon's frontman Joey Cape (also....

Real Estate frontman Martin Courtney releasing solo album, shares first single "Northern Highway" (watch the video)

by Bill Pearis Real Estate frontman Martin Courtney will release his first solo album, titled Many Moons, out October 30 via Domino. Would it be a surprise to learn that it's his foray into happy hardcore electronica? It certainly would!...

In the music spotlight: Galactic

BY JEFF ELBEL | FOR THE SUN-TIMES Music from New Orleans has been warmly embraced... The post In the music spotlight: Galactic appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

Colder releasing first album in ten years, remixed Kasper Bjorke who is DJing this month (streams)

by Bill Pearis It's been ten years since Marc Nygen Tan released an album as Colder, his icy postpunk dancerock pseudonym. (His second LP, 2005's Heat, was his last.) He's reactivated Colder and will release his third album, Many Colours,...

Worriers touring, including Brooklyn w/ Young Ladies (dates and new video)

photo: Worriers at Baby's All Right in August (more by Amanda Hatfield) Brooklyn punks Worriers have been playing a lot lately, and it doesn't look like that will be changing anytime soon. They have an extensive tour kicking off thi...

tix on sale: Beirut, B-52s, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Darwin Deez, Against Me, Stephin Merritt, Four Tet & more

$3 RSVP is open for this Friday's Against Me!, Cakes Da Killa and Big Eyes show in Asbury Park, curated by BrooklynVegan. RSVP opens at noon for the free Beirut show at The Bell House. Tickets for the We...

? Listen: Midday Veil - “Babel”

Within a vibrant musical and artistic community in Seattle, Midday Veil plays a pretty big role. In addition to the “main event” of the band, each member takes part in a number of music and art projects, and I could try and list allShow More Summary

Animal Collective release live LP boxset Live at 9:30

If a member from Animal Collective takes a shit in the woods, a music news reporter may hear it and break “news” that the band is working on an album of wood shits. This time, though, the shit is real, as the fun-time boys have released a full-length live album, Live at 9:30, on Domino Records. Show More Summary

Elliott Smith Film Heaven Adores You Soundtrack Coming Soon, Features Unreleased Music

Heaven Adores You, the documentary film about the late Elliott Smith, featured a bunch of previously unreleased Smith music. Some of that music will make its way onto the film's soundtrack, which is coming later this year. Film producer...Show More Summary

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