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Ghostface Killah Says He Has Mistaken Action Bronson's Voice for His Own

You don't have to be a professional critic to note that Ghostface Killah and Action Bronson have similar-sounding voices. However, they're similar enough that even Ghostface himself has been fooled. In a video interview with Vlad TV, the Wu-Tang rapper said that the first time he listened to Bronson, he thought he was listening to himself. Show More Summary

Primal Scream and Nicole Atkins played Irving Plaza (pics, setlist), play Warsaw tonight

photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin Primal Scream @ Irving Plaza 5/20/2015 Scottish indie stalwarts Primal Scream played their first of two NYC shows last night, hitting Irving Plaza with Nicole Atkins. Their setlists have been pretty standard on this tour...

Watch: Juiceboxxx - “Walking in Milwaukee”

Milwaukee, WI is not a city that you would necessary think of as “walkable.” In fact, growing up in and around the city, I was never encouraged to use walking as my primary mode of transportation. It’s either too cold out or your destination is too far away to even consider walking. Show More Summary

In Wildhoney, songs trump sound every time

On Wildhoney's debut album, "Sleep Through It" (Deranged Records/Forward! Records), melodies unfold from a 3-D swirl of guitars. It's the type of record meant to be played at top volume inside the Grand Canyon, where those overdriven guitars can reverberate into infinity.

Godflesh touring with Prurient and Regis (dates)

by Andrew Sacher photo: Godflesh at Irving Plaza in 2014 (more by Greg Cristman) Godflesh returned in a big way last year with A World Lit Only By Fire, their first album since 2001 and one that recalled their vile...

Frank Turner adds 3rd Irving Plaza show (updated tour dates)

photo: Frank Turner at BV-SXSW 2015 (more by Tim Griffin) Frank Turner already sold out two Irving Plaza shows on his upcoming tour, and he's now added a third. The new show happens September 30 at Irving Plaza. Tickets are...

? Listen: Chipped Nails - “ilusão”

Chipped Nails (a.k.a. Ghibli, a.k.a. Manicure Records boss) aims for the stratosphere. Described by Ghibli as a “dumping ground” for ideas that don’t quite fit a house aesthetic, Chipped Nails makes music that perpetually builds up to anything and everything, only to find momentary release before yet another buildup or transition to a buildup. Show More Summary

Editions Mego to release live LP from Voices from the Lake; no jokes will be made about it

Too bad I only recently used up the one good joke I could’ve made about this new Voices from the Lake release on a noise festival. As such, there will be no “Hey, wait a minute, lakes don’t have voices! They don’t even have mouths!” tomfoolery to be found here, and indeed no jokes at all. Show More Summary

BAM 2015 Next Wave Festival announced: Other Lives, Kid Koala, My Brightest Diamond, Miranda July & more

photo: Other Lives at MHOW in 2012 (more by Jonathan McPhail) The annual BAM Next Wave Festival returns in 2015 from September 16 - December 20 with multiple events in dance, music, opera, performance art, and theater. There's a few...

Steve Gunn, Kid Congo, Pampers, Bottoms, K-Holes & more added to Union Pool's free 2015 Summer Thunder series

Union Pool have announced more performers for this year's free Summer Thunder series. New additions include Kid Congo Powers & Pink Monkey Birds and a reunion of shitgaze ragers K-Holes on July 25, and new Matador Records signee Steve...

Christopher Owens Shares New Song "Selfish Feelings"

Former Girls frontman Christopher Owens has shared a new track, titled "Selfish Feelings". On his Twitter, he wrote that the track is "from a forthcoming album." Listen to it above. Owens' last record was last year's A New Testament....Show More Summary

Spoonboy retiring project after final tour (dates & new video)

by Andrew Sacher You may remember that last year we wrote about Spoonboy's split EP with The Goodbye Party, and he's now made a video for its super-catchy track "Linus and Me" which stars members of the UK indie pop...

Premiere: Paw Paw - Full Earth Greeting

Under the Paw Paw moniker, multi-instrumentalist Eston Lathrap has issued a catalog of limited edition physical objects and digital releases that fuse tones and structural strategies from the ambient tradition with extended percussion performance. Show More Summary

Dan Deacon Remixes Death Cab for Cutie's "Black Sun"

Photo by Tonje ThilesenDeath Cab for Cutie returned last month with their eighth LP, Kintsugi. Now, Dan Deacon, who also recently released a new album, Gliss Riffer, has given one of Death Cab's new songs, "Black Sun", the remix treatment. You can listen to the new version above via Brooklyn Vegan. Watch the video for the original "Black Sun":

Courtney Barnett covered Breeders & Lemonheads at Bowery Ballroom run which wraps up tonight (pics, setlist, video)

photos by PSquared Courtney Barnett @ Bowery Ballroom Courtney Barnett is in the midst of her sold-out, three-night run at Bowery Ballroom with tour mates Chastity Belt and fellow Aussie Darren Hanlon. At the first (5/19), she mixed songs from...

Chastity Belt's BV-presented NYC show is this Friday (win tix!) ++ pics from Bowery w/ Courtney Barnett

photos by PSquared Chastity Belt @ Bowery Ballroom 5/19/2015 Seattle's Chastity Belt are currently on tour with Courtney Barnett and Darren Hanlon, and their sold-out three-night Bowery Ballroom run wraps up tonight (5/21). We were at the first show (5/19)...

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