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Milky Chance’s ‘Sadnecessary’ LP Gets US Release Date, Will Be Released On Ltd Edition Vinyl

The gents from Milky Chance are slowly but surely climbing the Billboard Hot 100 with rising hit “Stolen Dance”. (It’s currently sitting at number 66). The infectious folk-pop anthem conquered the charts across Europe before wreaking similar havoc in Australia and New Zealand, so expect to see the unlikely earworm climb a lot higher before... More »

The Veronicas Will Release Their Comeback Single Later This Week

After years of setbacks (a drawn-out label dispute, an indie-phase & now a new deal with Sony), The Veronicas will return with new music later this week. The Aussie twins, who are best-known stateside for their surprise 2009 hit “Untouched”, announced their comeback with a tweet that simply stated “3 days…”. Commence crying and shaking... More »

Aguirre reissues the Meditations of Brainticket flutist Joel Vandroogenbroeck

When Aguirre Records reissued Joel Van Droogenbroeck’s debut of library music, Biomechanoid, the world collectively said, “Thanks.” That album’s brand of dark ambient electronics showed a new side of the well-respected Brainticket flutist’s repertoire. Show More Summary

? Listen: LEEIII - “a1b3d0 dJ :: ANGELIC CLUB ::”

The latest mix from LEEIII (a.k.a. Lee Three) is titled “a1b3d0 dJ :: ANGELIC CLUB ::,” and no, it’s not just Julianna Barwick samples. LEEIII creates a universe where angels aren’t nice white people with wings, but creatures fully affected and hardened by violence and technology. Show More Summary

Sole and DJ Pain 1 release collaborative EP, video, and embark on world tour

Following the June release of their collaborative album Death Drive (check the Chocolate Grinder), super-duper-indie rapper Sole and super-duper-platinum producer DJ Pain 1 recently released an EP called Pattern of Life. It’s available...Show More Summary

In an act of posthumous musical justice, Alex North’s lost score for 2001: A Space Odyssey will be released on vinyl

A great tragedy that you may or may not know: At the premiere of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, a man named Alex North (who previously scored A Streetcar Named Desire and would go on to score Good Morning Vietnam ; read his bio here) sat in the audience, horrified. Show More Summary

Britney Spears Calls Out Her Cheating Ex Live On Stage In Las Vegas: Watch

No one gets away with cheating on our Brit Brit. Last week, the “Work Bitch” superstar revealed (quite candidly) that she is now single on Twitter (“Ahhh the single life!”), which led to a string of TMZ stories (and a hilarious Instagram) detailing the break-up: Reportedly, ex David Lucado cheated on B, and there’s a... More »

New Order sign to Mute Records, hint at James Murphy collaboration; Bernard Summer releasing autobiography

New Order & Mute's Daniel Miller clink glasses, sign contract... Mute Records have signed New Order and will release the band's next album. Says label head Daniel Miller:This is an exciting new chapter for both Mute and New Order an...

Mavis Staples, North Mississippi Allstars Collaborate; Kix Brooks Films Food Network Pilot; New Album Releases

9 hours agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Reports say that the RCA Studio A building, bought last month by Bravo Development, is in poor shape, requiring a new HVAC system, “substantial reinforcement” of the walls, and reconfiguration of various structural elements in order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Show More Summary

One Direction’s Harry Styles Shows Support For Gay NFL Player Michael Sam: Morning Mix

11 hours agoEntertainment / Music : Idolator

:: One Direction‘s Harry Styles showed his support for Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted to the NFL, by wearing his St. Louis Rams jersey during an August 27 concert. Ironically, Sam was just cut from the team, but he may end up on its practice squad. [Twitter] :: Will the... More »

The iPod Shuffle – Jay Z’s ‘Allure’

“IneverfeltmorealivethanridingshotgunInKlein’sgreen5,untilthecopspulledgunsAndItriedtosmokeweedtogivemethefixIneed-Whatthegamedidtomypulse–withnoresultsAndyoucantreatyournoseandstillwon’tcomecloseThegameisalightbulbwitheleventy-millionvolts…”Jaynotedin2012“Allure”washisfavoriteofhiscareer.

new Ariel Pink – Shower Me With Lipstick

[photo by faith silva] Not sure where this video comes from, but here’s a last minute contender for your late-night jam of the summer: an all new & improved, Don Bolles-produced version of an older Ariel Pink track called “Shower Me With Lipstick“, very possibly taken from his just-finished forthcoming LP for 4AD: [vid removed [...]

Calvin Harris And John Newman Tease Their Collaboration “Blame” (Again): Listen

Calvin Harris, hitmaking dance producer, and John Newman, rising soul singer, have released yet another snippet of its collaboration “Blame,” available Sept. 7. While last month’s preview seemed to reveal the song’s intro, the new teaser appears to pick up right where that left off. Newton’s distinctive vocals heard over a spare synth melody and... More »

The Rape Case That Nearly Killed Kobe Bryant’s Career And The Decade Since

Justlikethat,itwasover.OnSeptember1,2004,thelongest,mostperplexing,mostexasperatingyearofKobeBryant’slifewasover.Hissexualassaultcasewasdismissed.“First,Iwanttoapologizedirectlytotheyoungwomaninvolvedinthisincident.Iwanttoapologizetoherformybehaviorthatnightandfortheconsequencesshehassufferedinthepastyear,”PamelaMackey,KobeBryant’sattorney,readinastatement.

Watch Arcade Fire Cover Wolf Parade’s “I’ll Believe in Anything” At Montreal Tour Closer

Arcade Fire played the last show of their 74-date Reflektor tour in their hometown of Montreal. Throughout the tour, the band played over thirty different covers and performed them with people like David Byrne, Marky Ramone, Mavis Staples, and Ian McCulloch. The band’s final cover was of Wolf Parade’s “I’ll Believe In Anything” from their [...]

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