It’s ironic that, when Hop Along’s sophomore album—and its first for Saddle Creek Records—was announced, the band was referred to as “a secret.” In a way, it makes sense that this is how the band is regarded. Gestating for nearly a decade, Hop Along could easily be seen as the kind of band that exists on the fringes. Show More Summary
Because of its unmistakable Pavement influence, Speedy Ortiz will always have slacker terminology attached to it. Yet it’s that descriptor that discredits just how deliberate the band’s songs have been since its inception. It’s those...Show More Summary
Alabama Shakes’ 2012 debut had a signature hit in “Hold On,” followed by 10 more well-executed songs that kept the vintage rock ’n’ soul party going strong. The band’s follow-up breaks from that formula from the first note, as frontwoman...Show More Summary
The latest celebrity to flaunt an Apple Watch is none other than Queen B herself. Today Beyonce posted photos of herself at Coachella wearing the 18-karat Apple Watch Edition and a custom band you can’t buy. One of iTunes’ most … Read more ›
The Electric Prunes had a good run in the late '60s, but disbanded for almost three decades due to lack of control of their music. For a while, Kenny Loggins was even in the band, so that's something. Also, for those of you observing any social holidays today, don't have too much to dream tonight. What are you listening to tonight?
Photo Courtesy of Victoria Masters Nine out of ten bands would probably use an album that nearly won the Polaris Music Prize as the blueprint for all their subsequent recordings. For Montreal’s Braids, however, that honor seemed to be the impetus to become that one other band. Show More Summary
Beauty Pill / Photo by Brian Libby, courtesy of Beauty Pill Chad Clark’s first words on the Washington, DC band Beauty Pill’s new album are “I want more life, fucker.” On first blush, this seems like a defiant acknowledgment of the grim...Show More Summary
The only American rock band that really matters, Sheer Mag, have a new Nancy Shirley-created video for their killer new track, “Fan The Flames,” off of their second self-titled EP (which also featured the endlessly repeatable "Button Up" ). Show More Summary
Early on Friday morning, a tour bus carrying the members of new wave-style indie band Twin Shadow and its crew hit a tractor-trailer in Colorado. According to a statement released by the band, there was a total of 12 people on the bus, and all of them were taken to a hospital after the incident. Show More Summary
Gainesville's annual punk festival The Fest returns in 2015 for its 14th year (hence Fest 14) from October 31 to November 1, and like in previous years, a handful of the bands play Pre-Fest in Little Ybor from October...
When one revivalist band dies, another springs up in its place (wherever the tambourines and Noel Fielding hairdos go). Some of Melb’s best loved locals have gone onto other ventures, like psych-doom and dabbling with German... The post PREMIERE: Kinder – ‘Black and White Burning’ appeared first on Who The Hell.
No, not the boy band. Definitely not the boy band. What I mean by a new direction is a new direction for me and maybe for you. Things have been super stressful for me for the last 5 months or so and they continue to be as my dad transitions from hospital to nursing home […]
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band might have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday, but guitarist Elvin Bishop remained gloriously unaffected by the pomp. After joining Tom Morello, Zac Brown and surviving bandmates Mark Naftalin and Sam Lay in a fiery musical tribute, the infectiously chill 72-year-old...
Nacey, the producer behind the self-proclaimed “aqua wave” indie rock outfit Misun, today announced the band’s new single “After Me.” This new single sees the band taking on a more somber and downtempo sound, but they’ve lost none of the feeling. “After Me” appears on the band’s forthcoming EP “Feel Better” out May 29th.
Today we got another peek at a custom gold link strap for the Apple Watch, this time on the wrist of Beyoncé. Though the gold link strap isn't available to consumers, we got our first look at the custom band last week on the wrist of designer Karl Lagerfeld. Show More Summary
Following in the footsteps of Rep. Barney Frank, Penn & Teller, Bill Maher, Julia Sweeney, and members of the symphonic metal band Nightwish, actor and former game show host John Davidson has recorded a video explaining why he's "openly secular":
Funk-laden number appears on the band's forthcoming LP, Multi-Love.
South London four piece Osca dive straight into 2015 with their latest single “Smoke.” Released via indie label Duly Noted Records, “Smoke” is the accompanying b-side to “Sleeptalk” and sees the band continuing to solidify their classic songwriting accompanied by cutting edge production.
A new Homestar Runner video features Strong Sad waiting outside Bubs‘ on Record Store Day for an obscure release by the totally real band sloshy. Of course, Strong Sad’s excitement is quickly shattered–much like his record–once Strong Bad finds him.
Yes, Mulder spilled the beans on a recent late night appearance a few weeks ago but check out what Walter Skinner, otherwise known as Mitch Pileggi, had to say about returning to The X-Files. Also I just wanted an excuse to use this picture of the cast in the bath.