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Sinkane, the funky nomad, to release new album for DFA in September, announces fall tour

Well sheesh, Ahmed Abdullahi Gallab has been around. Sudan-born, Columbus, OH-raised, Brooklyn-based, Gallab has taken the alias Sinkane to pursue an encompassing musical project that blends the rhythms and textures of his birthplace with American funk, punk, and R&B. Show More Summary

Temples played 'Fallon' (watch), free River Rocks and Surf Lodge shows are next week

UK band Temples are currently on tour in North America and were in NYC last night (7/30) to make their network TV debut on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. They played "Shelter Song" off their debut album, Sun...

Living Room releasing an LP, kicking off tour at Suburbia on Saturday (dates & new song stream)

by Andrew Sacher Living Room at Saint Vitus in 2013 (more by Vladislav Grach) If you go to punk/emo shows in Brooklyn, there's a good chance you've caught Living Room at least once. They're basically the resident band at Suburbia...

Anvil playing shows, including NYC; Metal Pistol too (dates)

By Ian Chainey Anvil Famously down-on-their-luck Canadian heavy metallers Anvil will be playing select dates in October. The band featured in the feel-good redemption documentary Anvil: The Story Of Anvil -- I'm not crying, my computer is dusty -- have...

Cerberus: Chauchat - Wreckage

By Jspicer on Jul 31 2014 Being pulled in all directions by an album is what makes for compelling re-listens. Chauchat is such a rare find, unafraid to blend an acoustic pop song into longer, looping sound collages that have little in common beyond the creator of said melodic plays. Show More Summary

Foxygen @ Webster Hall tickets on BrooklynVegan presale (password HERE)

As mentioned, Foxygen have a new album coming out in October and will be touring then as well, with shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg on October 8  and Webster Hall on October 9 (opener TBA). There is a BrooklynVegan...

? Listen: Galcher Lustwerk - Road Hog - D. W. B. (previews)

Let’s consider your car as an Arendtian “space of appearance” for a second. It makes a lot of sense – public and private spheres melding, you know – the space of appearance: “where I appear to others as others appear to me, where folks...Show More Summary

A Moth To Your Flame

21 hours agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Fluxblog

Redinho “Playing with Fire” I know lyrics are besides the point in a song like this – it’s really all about the tonality of the keyboard parts and the way the melodies seem to gently lean against the beat – but wow, this guy really isn’t messing around with the easy rhymes and clichés. I […]

Sublime Frequencies reissues 1970s Algerian Proto-Rai Underground compilation

Sublime Frequencies, the influential Seattle label run by Hisham Mayet and Sun City Girls bassist Alan Bishop, has made a name for itself over the years by culling obscure recordings from around the world and then dropping dependably great compilations for us music nerds to enjoy. Show More Summary

Vaniish made a video for "Memory Work" (watch it) ++ updated tour dates

As mentioned, Bay Area band Vaniish released their debut album, Memory Work, last month which stark, strident gothy synthrock. If you dig Wax Idols and Soft Moon (singer Keven Tecon played drums for both bands) and Weekend, you should...

Graded on a Curve: The Moody Blues, Go Now–The Moody Blues #1

Though the music they produced was only fitfully successful, the Denny Laine-fronted incarnation of The Moody Blues deserves to be remembered for more than a momentary chart fling topped by a gem of a single. In ’65 they released anShow More Summary

Music Review: Tlaotlon - Ektomists

Tlaotlon Ektomists [1080p; 2014] by Simon Chandler Rating: Here in the ivory tower of Tiny Mix Tapes, we’re generally way too cool to put much stock in press releases, but the spiel 1080p have posted on their site in commemoration of...Show More Summary

What's going on Thursday? (Dillinger Escape Plan, La Luz, Wiz Khalifa, Cherry Glazerr, Noothgrush, Miami Dolphins & more)

La Luz at Sasquatch 2014 (more by Chris Graham and Rae Graham) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... La Luz @ MoMA It's hard enough to get a...

Music Review: Dalhous - Will To Be Well

Dalhous Will To Be Well [Blackest Ever Black; 2014] by Pat Beane Rating: Opacity is seductive as immediacy is deceptive. To look deep within ourselves is to confront blank passages and confusion, but to admit these obscurities without engaging their accompanying emotionality would be self-defeating. Show More Summary

RIP: Dick Wagner, guitarist/songwriter who worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, and KISS

From Dick Wagner’s official website: It is with a heavy heart and great sorrow we have to let you know that Dick Wagner has left this world. Dick had a huge heart, which is perhaps why it gave him so much trouble, it was simply too full of love, of music and life. Show More Summary

Menzingers acoustic, Lawrence Arms' Brendan Kelly & more playing Red Scare 10th anniversary pre-party in NYC

The Menzingers in Chicago in June (more by Jeff Ryan) Chicago punk label Red Scare is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year with a big hometown show, but ahead of that there will be a pre-party in NYC on September...

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