Bloodshot just announced the signing of a band right up HearYa’s alley. Here’s the lowdown on Bloodshot found them. Refreshing to read that things like this still happen at SXSW in the midst of Kanye West PR stunts. Back in March we saw Nashville-via-Birmingham, AL group Banditos at one of those fly-by-night, hole-in-the-wall bars that [...]
To American audiences, Pulp front man Jarvis Cocker has always been a little inscrutable. British, rail thin, well-dressed, and bespectacled, Cocker resembles something of a hybrid of Bryan Ferry and Philip Larkin. Although Pulp first scored an international hit in 1995 with “Common People," Cocker had been laboring away under... More »
Philly indie rockers Cave People have shared another song from their debut EP Older, following “Cluster.” The band gets louder and more rollicking this time around; “Brace” is a moody guitar rave-up akin to the National’s early work but with David Tomaine hitting the high notes with the punchiness of a young James Mercer. Listen [...]
The Courtneys are a self-procliamed “sun drenched flying nun influenced pop” band from the Vancouver scene, which seems to be killing it in a number of genres as of late. Onto the track: my initial impression here is a strong Best Coast...Show More Summary
The alternative rock band profess their political beliefs to MTV throughout their 30 year career.
Brooklyn’s Yellow Eyes are still operating on the fringes of the American black metal scene, although their growing discography increasingly suggests they belong closer to the top. They were one of 2013?s 40 Best New Bands, and their Hammer Of Night LP found its way onto our list of last year’s 50 Best Metal Albums. [...]
A ranked selection of notable new recordings we heard in November. 1. Horse Lords, “Hidden Cities” The chaps in this young Baltimore rock quartet are big into the trance-minimalism of Terry Riley, guitar bands from the Western Sahara, the tick-tock of Kraftwerk and the bomp-alomp of Bo Diddley — but they barely have the chops […]
Los Angeles is full of aspiring bands, actors and various entertainment artists hoping to hit it big. And it absolutely happens to the lucky, talented and hard-working. Usually it requires all three. Compr... via JustLuxe.com
Gavin Rossdale just released a brand new album with his band Bush and we can’t stop listening to their music on Pandora! The 49-year-old singer isn’t the only one in his family that is working on new music – his wife Gwen Stefani just released her comeback single “Baby Don’t Lie” and she is set [...]
Fans of Calum Hood and 5 Seconds of Summer recently pulled a shocking prank on the guys of the band during a recent trip to Los Angeles. Some mischievous fan girls decided to hire a bunch of male strippers and send them to the home of Calum and his buddies. Show More Summary
In honor of the recent reissue of the Bob Dylan demo collection The Basement Tapes, Rolling Stone brought The Band organist Garth Hudson back to the Big Pink, the house in West Saugerties, New York where that album and the landmark Music From the Big Pink were recorded. The Band backed Dylan on the record […]
The mainstream rollout of Apple Pay continues apace with a new commercial spot pushed by Chase Bank, featuring the indie band Bleachers Highlighted in a report from Ad Age on Monday and posted on YouTube by MacRumors, the short spotShow More Summary
Grooms played Death By Audio’s farewell show last weekend, and the band’s relationship to the now-defunct DIY space runs deep. They’ve been practicing there since 2007, back when they were called Muggabears; principal songwriter Travis Johnson (the only original Grooms member remaining from those days) and A Place To Bury Strangers’ Oliver Ackermann ran their [...]
As guitarist and songwriter for the all-female group the Slits, Viv Albertine was a crucial figure in the first wave of London punk. The band's playful, reggae-inspired music and fearless attitude would go on to shape the sound and thinking of fans like Sleater-Kinney and Kurt Cobain. Even aside from... More »
Taken from the band's forthcoming 10th anniversary edition of So Jealous.
Remember that band every early-2000s indie act with angular guitars?, playing skeletal funk? right in the middle of the post-punk revival? stole from? Well, the Gang of Four are back! The legendary Leeds quartet, which had reunited in 2004 after several years of inactivity, has announced a new album: What Happens Next. Show More Summary
Touring is essential to a band's success. In an age where music is easily pirated and consumers have shorter attention spans, going on tour can be one of the best ways to reach your fans and stay relevant. However, most musicians do not have the luxury of having personal assistants keeping their lives afloat while they are playing gigs every night. Show More Summary
Tyler Johnson, 31, claims he has brought 13 corpses back to life as part of his work on the Dead Raisers Team, a group of evangelicals who travel around sharing their gift for resurrection and faith healing, and teach others how to make miracles too. Read the rest
Williamsburg DIY venue Death By Audio, which became a staple in the Brooklyn scene after opening in 2007, has now closed its doors for the last time. On Saturday night, Lightning Bolt, JEFF The Brotherhood, A Place To Bury Strangers, and Grooms played the space out for good, but bands have been stopping by to [...]
Like an arena-rock band stepping back to play club gigs, the show is stripping down to basics. So far, it's working.