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tix on sale: Decemberists, Fat White Family, Hold Steady, The Pop Group, Swervedriver, Helmet, Hundred Waters & more

Tickets for the !!! (chk chk chk) show with Prince Rama at Knitting Factory on NYE go on sale today at 10AM. Tickets for the two Fat White Family shows at Baby's All Right go on sale today at...

Washed Out schedules DJ dates, including NYC on NYE

Washed Out at Governors Ball 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) While many from his genre have faded away, Washed Out is still riding those chill waves and will be doing some DJ dates this December including NYC on New Year's...

TVD Recommends: Girls Rock! DC Benefit with Drop Electric, Cigarette, and Young Rapids at the Black Cat, 11/22

DC has a long history of collaboration between bands and community partners, enriching the city in the process. The Godfather of Go Go, Chuck Brown once said, “People are looking for a way to take action, to do something other than donate...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Anne Waldman - Oasis at Biskra

Only in Cerberus do I get the opportunity to receive and review pieces of work like this one, a new collection of thoughts from renowned poet Anne Waldman, here collaborating with musicians like Daniel Carter on sax and trumpet, Thurston Moore on guitar, and more.

253-song charity compilation announced with unreleased music from Autechre, Bibio, and Orbital

Touched Music, a UK electronic label that was created to raise money and awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support, has announced its second charity compilation, Touched Two. This time around, 253 artists have contributed music to the cause,...Show More Summary

? Listen: Nocturnal Dance Concert - Stretching In The Moonlight

I always get a different image in my head of Rob Magill recording/performing. Like, Nocturnal Dance Concert’s usual guitarist, Dan Masiel, is studying for a Ph.D. in some SUPER SPECIFIC history right now at some school in Connecticut or Pennsylvania, and I picture Rob on tenor and Celeste M. Show More Summary

tickets on sale for Ride reunion show at Terminal 5

'90s shoegaze greats Ride are finally back for a 2015 reunion tour. Tickets for the NYC show, happening June 4 at Terminal 5, go on sale today at noon. You may want to act quick -- it's their only...

Mix Tape: A Mix to Help My Boyfriend Kick His Nicotine Habit

Requested by Snibe • Compiled by Mr. Urine This mixtape has a story. Boyfriend hears the pleas from his loved ones. Boyfriend takes a good look at himself and realizes how unhealthy and costly his smoking habit is. Boyfriend gives up smoking cold turkey. Show More Summary

Graded on a Curve: Montrose, Montrose

Nowadays the band Montrose is chiefly remembered as the rock boarding school one Sammy (“I can’t drive 55/With my thumbs stuck in my eyes”) Hagar attended before graduating to a disappointing, if not semi-disastrous, tenure as front man of the post-David Lee Roth Van Halen. Show More Summary

Music Review: Black Spirituals - Of Deconstruction

Black Spirituals Of Deconstruction [SIGE; 2014] by Adam Devlin Rating: In unceasing repetition, Of Deconstruction extracts understanding from a system stripped temporally bare. An auditory nude in descent, the radiant black body of Black Spirituals’ debut album bridges subconscious desire with studio-savvy free-improvisation. Show More Summary

Music Review: Dan Bodan - Soft

Dan Bodan Soft [DFA; 2014] by Will Neibergall Rating: If last year was the year that R&B exploded into a field of new experimentation, populated largely if not exclusively by male and non-black artists and producers, this year is the...Show More Summary

What's going on Friday? (Thee Oh Sees, TVOTR, Jon Hopkins, Natural Child, Polaris, Raven, Big Freedia, Cold World, more)

Thee Oh Sees at DbA in June (more by PSquared) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Top Secret! @ Death By Audio It's the SECOND TO LAST night...

New: Beyoncé, “7/11?

Bow down, bitches? Read more articles like "New: Beyoncé, “7/11?" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post New: Beyoncé, “7/11? appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Sleaford Mods streaming 'Tiswas' EP; "very special guests" added to BV-presents show at The Wick

by Bill Pearis Sleaford Mods' new EP, Tiswas, is out next week via Invada. The EP features five new cuts of Jason Williamson's profane, hilarious contempt and Andrew Fearn's minimal beat plus the title track which is also on this...

Listen: Selah Sue, “Together” (feat. Childish Gambino)

Hear a new track from the rising Belgian singer, with a verse from your favorite indie rapper Read more articles like "Listen: Selah Sue, “Together” (feat. Childish Gambino)" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Listen: Selah Sue, “Together” (feat. Childish Gambino) appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Noveller releasing a new LP on Fire Records, playing shows including NYC tonight & Friday (dates, stream)

by Andrew Sacher Noveller (aka Sarah Lipstate) has signed to Fire Records (Pere Ubu, Mission of Burma, etc) to release her new album, Fantastic Planet, on January 27. If you've checked out Noveller before, you know with just one guitar...

Arcade Fire Frontman Will Butler Announces Solo Album

Drops on March 10th Read more articles like "Arcade Fire Frontman Will Butler Announces Solo Album" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Arcade Fire Frontman Will Butler Announces Solo Album appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Listen: The Bug X Earth, “Cold”

Drops on Record Store Day Black Friday Read more articles like "Listen: The Bug X Earth, “Cold”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Listen: The Bug X Earth, “Cold” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

New: Flying Lotus & DOOM, “Masquatch”

One of the 162 new songs on the PS4/XBOX One version of Grand Theft Auto V. Read more articles like "New: Flying Lotus & DOOM, “Masquatch”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post New: Flying Lotus & DOOM, “Masquatch” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

New: Flying Lotus X Doom, “Masquatch”

Another new track from the expanded GTAV soundtrack Read more articles like "New: Flying Lotus X Doom, “Masquatch”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post New: Flying Lotus X Doom, “Masquatch” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

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