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Film Review: The Heart Machine (Dir. Zachary Wigon)

The Heart Machine Dir. Zachary Wigon [Filmbuff; 2014] by Katie Rolnick Rating: The potential for (and problems with) love on the Internet is not new fodder for filmmakers. If you mark the beginning of the trend around You’ve Got Mail, it reaches a pinnacle with Catfish. Show More Summary

TVD Vinyl Giveaway: Jillette Johnson, “Cameron” 7?

“…Electric Fetus in Minneapolis swiftly and sweetly took my vinyl v card. I got so many records, I needed help carrying them out of the store. I got everything from Bowie to Elton John, Emmylou Harris to Radiohead, Sinatra to Al Green. Show More Summary

Cuneiform Records celebrated 30th anniversary with Ideal Bread, The Microscopic Septet & Number Stations (pics)

Photos by Greg Cristman Ideal Bread / The Microscopic Septet / Number Stations Cuneiform Records has been home to a stylistically diverse -- yet united in avant-garde leanings -- roster for three decades and the label celebrated their 30th anniversary...

Long Beach City Kids :: Takin' Over

Ran into this original jam the other day by Long Beach City Kids called "Takin' Over". Another happy go lucky tune that will help you forget about the crumby weather we are having today in the MIA. Great soulful house track which is being offered as a free download. I'd grab that sucker if I was you. Enjoy & have a great weekend! Fingers crossed that weather gets better.

clipping. member Jonathan Snipes scoring haunted maze documentary Haunters, inspired by the 16 years of life he spent living in a haunted maze

The music of Sub Pop-signed hip-hop act clipping. is noisy and abrasive, producing a grimy sort of discomfort. Some listeners wonder, hey clipping., what inspired such a frightening and powerful sound? Well, it’s simple: member Jonathan Snipes was born in a haunted maze and spent his first 16 years of life there. Show More Summary

Colin Meloy will be busking at Bedford & N. 7th, playing new Decemberists songs today

The Decemberists in Austin in 2011 (more by Tim Griffin) Earlier this year, The Decemberists played their first shows since 2011, and now they have new music on the way... which you can preview in like 20 minutes from now....

Ten Walls :: Walking With Elephants (Colour Vision Re-Imagination)

I'm gonna pretend that the weather is not super London here today in Miami. Not cloudy, rainy and breezy, and instead pretend it is sunny, warm and pretty. Like the vibe that I get from this awesome remix by Colour Vision for Ten Walls track "Walking With Elephants". Show More Summary

Needle Drop: Cool Ghouls, “What a Dream I Had”

Cool Ghouls’ “What a Dream I Had” sounds like The Beatles’ “Ticket to Ride”—a bit drugged and dragged through a mosh pit. The San Francisco based psych rockers new album, A Swirling Fire Burning Through The Rhye, attempts to revitalize...Show More Summary

Courtney Barnett & San Fermin played Webster Hall with Mikhael Paskalev (pics)

photos by Amanda Hatfield "Courtney Barnett's ramshackle gigs are now serious fucking rock shows" - Eve Barlow "Came to New York just to see Courtney Barnett. Totally worth it" - Steph Mangan Courtney Barnett was one of the artists to...

Spotify announces Family Plan, gets one step closer to becoming the next Sprint

Love it or hate it, Spotify continues to assert its dominance over the music industry. In a recent bid to lure Americans who don’t live on the coasts, the streaming service partnered with Sprint for an offer that gave six months of free Spotify membership to anyone using the phone carrier. Show More Summary

The Gutter hoping to open tonight, sanitizing venue, say they closed voluntarily (show may still be cancelled)

Yesterday it was revealed that the doctor with ebola in NYC spent the evening at Williamsburg concert venue and bowling alley The Gutter before realizing he had symptoms. Last night The Gutter was closed as a result. The CMJ...

Premiere: Cadu Tenório + Marcio Bulk - Banquete

At first glance of the cover-art, you wouldn’t consider Banquete to be terrifying as a piece of audible art, but as soon as you click play, Cadu Tenório + Marcio Bulk hooked in their haunt. Recently, to get myself involved for the Halloween...Show More Summary

Run the Jewels giving away their new LP for free (download)

Killer Mike and El-P's new Run the Jewels album RTJ2 comes out next week (10/28) via Mass Appeal, but apparently it leaked ahead of time. El-P and Killer Mike found about it, but instead of being bad sports, they...

tix on sale: Sleater-Kinney, Future Islands, At the Gates, Kim Gordon, Sam Smith, Crowbar, Ariel Pink, Jazz June, more

Tickets for the Sleater-Kinney reunion show at Terminal 5 go on sale today at noon. Tickets for the second Future Islands, Operators and Wing Dam show at Terminal 5 go on sale today at noon. Night 1 is sold...

Drake surprised SOB's last night, Dev Hynes played with Kindness, Mac DeMarco DJ'd & more (it's CMJ)

Drake @ SOB's (via) Though Drake didn't make an appearance with his friend iLoveMakonnen at SOB's on Tuesday (maybe he could have broke up the fight), he did show up last night at the same club to make a CMJ...

John Nolan played No Sleep CMJ, made a video for his song from 'Bridge & Tunnel' film, playing soundtrack release show

John Nolan w/ TBS at T5 in 2012 (more by Devan Council) The No Sleep Records CMJ showcase (which BV co-presented) went down this past Tuesday (10/21) at the Paper Box and was headlined by Taking Back Sunday/Straylight Run's John...

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