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Young The Giant @ Central Park SummerStage: July 16, 2012

Young The Giant @ Central Park SummerStage: July 16, 2012

July 17, 2012, By

For Young The Giant the burning question seems to be: How much longer can the band soak up the success of its debut album? After …

Amanda Palmer And Her Million Dollar Art

CMJ TV: Amanda Palmer And Her Million Dollar Art

July 17, 2012, By

What hasn’t the industry grasped? Trust.

The xx Release “Angels,” Add Tour Dates, Share Album Art

The xx Release “Angels,” Add Tour Dates, Share Album Art

July 16, 2012, By

After teasing new songs at their recent live shows, The xx have finally revealed the details surrounding their next album. Coexist will be released via …

El-P, Killer Mike @ Irving Plaza: July 13, 2012

El-P, Killer Mike @ Irving Plaza: July 13, 2012

July 16, 2012, By

Mr. Muthafuckin’ Exquire must be hot as hell. It’s a balmy 80-plus degrees at the front of Irving Plaza on Friday The 13th, and …

Mumford And Sons Reveal Album Details For ‘Babel’

Mumford And Sons Reveal Album Details For ‘Babel’

July 16, 2012, By

British folkies Mumford And Sons have announced the followup album to their world-conquering debut, 2009′s Sigh No More. The new album, Babel, will be released …

Jack White Releases “Freedom At 21″ Video

Jack White Releases “Freedom At 21″ Video

July 16, 2012, By

Jack White has revealed the third video off of his most recent effort, Blunderbuss, for the song “Freedom At 21.” Directed by Hype Williams, the collaboration …

Blitzen Trapper @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg: July 15, 2012

Blitzen Trapper @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg: July 15, 2012

July 16, 2012, By

I have a long relationship with Blitzen Trapper. When they released Furr, their breakout 2008 album filled with sophisticated, twangy storytelling, I was won over. Led …

Donate To Atlanta Band Little Tybee’s Disaster Relief Fund

Donate To Atlanta Band Little Tybee’s Disaster Relief Fund

July 16, 2012, By

Three band members of the chamber-folk group Little Tybee are now picking up the pieces after a huge storm destroyed their home in Atlanta, GA. …

Dusted – Total Dust

Dusted – Total Dust

July 16, 2012, By

Brian Borcherdt is not a name you’d typically associate with acoustic folk; the man has spent the last six years of his life touring …

Download A Chopped And Screwed Girl Talk

Download A Chopped And Screwed Girl Talk

July 13, 2012, By

Girl Talk (otherwise known as Gregg Gillis) has teamed up with Houston’s DJ OG Ron C to create a chopped and screwed version of …

PS I Love You Releases Video For “Toronto”

PS I Love You Releases Video For “Toronto”

July 13, 2012, By

  Ontario’s alt-punk duo PS I Love You has released a video for “Toronto” from its most recent album, Death Dreams. The lo-fi clip, …

I Am Lightyear (Brooklyn, NY)

Sonicbids Spotlight: I Am Lightyear (Brooklyn, NY)

July 13, 2012, By

Time is on Lauren Zettler’s side

Twin Shadow – Confess

Twin Shadow – Confess1

July 13, 2012, By

George Lewis Jr. is a great storyteller. Since Twin Shadow’s debut album, Forget, in 2010, there has been much discussion regarding ’80s revivalism, reinterpretation of …

Music News, July 12, 2012

Industry Wrap: Music News, July 12, 2012

July 12, 2012, By

Florence Welch, Spin, Spike Lee and more

Robert DeLong @ The Troubadour: July 11, 2012

Robert DeLong @ The Troubadour: July 11, 20121

July 12, 2012, By

The stage: covered in orange taped X’s and florescent splatter paint. The audience: adorned with X arm bands and excited smiles. As the house …

Track Download: Arcadia Gardens Unleash “Sun Sphere”

Track Download: Arcadia Gardens Unleash “Sun Sphere”

July 12, 2012, By

Here comes the “Sphere.” Do do do do.