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Exclusive Download: Instant Empire’s “Counting Backwards”

Exclusive Download: Instant Empire’s “Counting Backwards”

June 15, 2012, By

Snag this track from the Denver band’s ‘Heavy Hollow’ EP

Q&A: College Radio Day’s Rob Quicke

Q&A: College Radio Day’s Rob Quicke1

June 15, 2012, By

After impacting 423 stations in 12 countries, CRD is back for 2012.

Long List For Polaris Music Prize Announced

Long List For Polaris Music Prize Announced

June 15, 2012, By

  The long list for one of Canadian music’s highest honors, the Polaris Music Prize, was announced yesterday in Vancouver. The prize was established …

Mogwai, Balam Acab @ Webster Hall: June 14, 2012

Mogwai, Balam Acab @ Webster Hall: June 14, 2012

June 15, 2012, By

I was first introduced to Mogwai when I was in high school. After hearing just one track off of its 2008 album, The Hawk Is Howling, …

Wymond Miles – Under The Pale Moon

Wymond Miles – Under The Pale Moon

June 15, 2012, By

A few years ago, Wymond Miles, the lead guitarist in San Francisco garage-rock group the Fresh And Onlys, began writing solo material. But then life …

Royal Headache, Home Blitz @ Cake Shop: June 13, 2012

Royal Headache, Home Blitz @ Cake Shop: June 13, 2012

June 14, 2012, By

“We got no water, and we got no beer,” says Royal Headache lead singer Shogun as the band prepares to play its set at the …

Music News, June 14, 2012

Industry Wrap: Music News, June 14, 2012

June 14, 2012, By

Spotify branches out, Lauryn Hill holds back and more

Mount Kimbie Signs To Warp

Mount Kimbie Signs To Warp

June 14, 2012, By

British electronic duo Mount Kimbie announced today on its Facebook page that it has signed to Warp. The move comes after a nearly four-year stint …

Video Premiere: Pomegranates’ “Surfing The Human Heart”

Video Premiere: Pomegranates’ “Surfing The Human Heart”

June 14, 2012, By

That’s not pomegranate juice

Dan Deacon Releases ‘America,’ Then Conquers World On Tour

Dan Deacon Releases ‘America,’ Then Conquers World On Tour

June 14, 2012, By

Dan Deacon will be releasing his long-awaited new album, America, later this summer, and he has just revealed the album cover. The image is a …

CMJ New Music Report 1252

CMJ New Music Report 1252

June 14, 2012

Hot Chip Gets In Our Heads

Michael Kiwanuka, Bahamas @ Highline Ballroom: June 13, 2012

Michael Kiwanuka, Bahamas @ Highline Ballroom: June 13, 2012

June 14, 2012, By

Michael Kiwanuka is riding a wave into America and there is no stopping him. After gaining a decent following in England, he got a nudge …

Metric – Synthetica

Metric – Synthetica

June 14, 2012, By

Emily Haines and Metric explore the real versus the fake on their fifth full-length album, ‘Synthetica.’

Capsula On Bilbao, Spain

Scene Report: Capsula On Bilbao, Spain1

June 13, 2012

Baby got Basque

Big Questions: Is Andrew W.K. A Brony?

Big Questions: Is Andrew W.K. A Brony?

June 13, 2012, By

Delving into the AWK/My Little Pony controversy

Menomena To Release First Album As A Duo

Menomena To Release First Album As A Duo

June 13, 2012, By

Portland-based art-rock group Menomena will release of its fifth album Moms on September 18 via Barsuk. The album will be the group’s first since co-founder …