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Spanish band Hinds (fka Deers) touring around SXSW and Burgerama, including 2 NYC shows (dates, streams)

by Bill Pearis I saw these girls play at Electrowerkz last night and they were great...it's like The Pastels meets Mink De Ville and has a real ramshackle joy to it. It's even better live when all the guitars are...

Yumi Zouma announce new EP, share first video (watch), playing NYC before SXSW

by Bill Pearis New Zealand pop outfit Yumi Zoumi will release their second EP via Cascine on March 10. That's the cover art above and pre-orders are available. The EP's single is "Catastrophe," which is a fine example of the...

Turn to Crime playing SXSW & other dates, including two in NYC (one with Beech Creeps who have a new LP)

by Bill Pearis Detroit's Turn to Crime are working on the follow-up to 2014's underrated Can't Love. If you haven't heard that, it's soulful garage rock that at times has a warm lived-in quality but also has its scratchy paranoid...

Savannah Stopover announces full 2015 lineup

Now in its fifth year, the Savannah Stopover has established itself as a smaller, genteel alternative to SXSW, happening March 5 - 7 in Savannah, GA right before Austin's megafest, featuring bands on their way there. This year's ful...

Mitski opening Hundred Waters tour, playing SXSW (dates)

photo by Kenneth Bachor NYC art-folk singer/songwriter Mitski just wrapped up a run with Joyce Manor (we caught JM's NYC show which Mitski wasn't on), and she was since announced as the opener for several dates on the upcoming Hundred...

Mew are back, releasing 'Plus Minus' in April (listen to a track), playing SXSW and other dates

by Bill Pearis Danish proggy spacerockers Mew return with their first new album in six years. Titled +- (aka Plus Minus), the record reunites them with producer Michael Beinhorn who twiddled the knobs on 2005's And the Glass Handed Kites...

The Cribs releasing Ric Ocasek-produced LP in March, playing SXSW and Coachella

by Bill Pearis Wakefield, UK's finest, The Cribs, are back with a new album, For All My Sisters, which will be out March 23. The band made the album in NYC with Ric Ocasek producing. You can get a taste...

Weedeater finished their new LP, reissuing old ones, touring with King Parrot (dates)

photo: Weedeater at Saint VItus in 2012 (more by Samantha Marble) Stoner metal weirdos Weedeater have announced a US tour with Australian thrashers King Parrot kicking off in Austin during SXSW and ending in their home city of Wilmington, NC...

NYC hip hop roundup: Meek Mill, Smoke DZA, Nitty Scott MC, Curren$y, Joell Ortiz & Akon, Wiz Khalifa, REMI, more

by Andrew Sacher photo: Meek Mill at SXSW 2012 (more by Ryan Muir) There's never a lack of great hip hop shows happening in NYC. Today alone, we posted about Ratking (with Trash Talk), Dipset and Action Bronson so far....

Happyness reissuing debut LP, covered Norah Jones, touring around SXSW including two NYC shows (dates, stream)

by Bill Pearis photo:::Happyness @ Baby's All Right, CMJ 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) UK trio Happyness have signed with Bar None Records in the U.S. (and Moshi Moshi across the pond). Last year's terrific, underrated Weird Little Birthday will...

Diarrhea Planet touring after SXSW, playing Bowery Ballroom

photo: Diarrhea Planet at Death by Audio in 2014 (more by PSquared) Garage punk party animals Diarrhea Planet already had a few dates set for this year, including SXSW and Savannah Stopover, and now a full spring tour following SXSW...

SXSW announces third round of 2015 showcasing artists

photo:::Palma Violets @ Treasure Island Fest (more by Autumn Andel) SXSW, which happens March 17-22 in Austin, TX, has announced its third round of 2015 showcasing artists. (Here's round 1 and round 2.) It's a big update, with over 500...

The Gooch Palms released a new 7" & video (watch), playing SXSW and other dates

by Bill Pearis Party-friendly Australian garage rock duo The Gooch Palms have a new single, "Trackside Daze," out via Urinal Cake. It's surfy in a Ramones-covering-the-Rivieras kind of way, and pretty fun. The video, which premieres in this post, is...

Wand releasing 'Golem' in March (stream a track), going on tour, playing SXSW and two NYC dates

by Andrew Sacher photo:::Wand at Webster Hall, September 2014 (more by PSquared) LA's psych destroyers Wand are back with a second album, Golem, less than a year after their debut, Ganglian Reef. This new one will be out March 17...

SXSW being sued by family of car crash victim

Photo: SXSW 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) Earlier this year at SXSW, a tragic drunk driving crash killed four and injured several others. The driver, Rashad Owens, has already been jailed on capital murder charges, and now The Associated...

Lust for Youth touring, playing 2 NYC shows before SXSW

Photo: Lust for Youth @ Saint Vitus in 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro) Copenhagen synth poppy post-punks Lust For Youth released the very good international LP on Sacred Bones this year, and they'll continue supporting it on a 2015...

Jessie Ware touring after SXSW, playing Terminal 5 (dates)

Jessie Ware at Flow Fest 2014 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo) Jessie Ware was already confirmed for SXSW 2015, and now she's announced more North American tour dates happening right after that, including her largest headlining NYC show yet. That happens...

Will Butler touring in 2015, dates include NYC & SXSW

Will Butler's first solo album, Policy, will be out March 10 via Merge. Around the same time, the Arcade Fire member will be heading out on his first solo tour, which includes dates at SXSW and one in NYC...

Ultimate Painting give us their Top 10s of 2014, touring with Twerps around SXSW (dates)

Ultimate Painting @ CMJ 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Ultimate Painting, aka Jack Cooper from Mazes and James Haore from Veronica Falls, released their appealing debut album this year via Trouble in Mind and were last in the U.S. during...

What's going on Saturday? (Angel Olsen, Rock Lottery, tUnE-yArDs, Cyndi Lauper, Sharon Jones, Bongripper & more)

Angel Olsen at SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Angel Olsen @ Roulette Angel Olsen's varied 2014 album goes from somber folk...

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