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Killer Mike Drops “Big Beast” Video

Killer Mike Drops “Big Beast” Video

June 7, 2012, By

Killer Mike has released a gory, cinematic video for R.A.P. Music‘s lead single, “Big Beast,” featuring Bun B, T.I. and Trouble. …

CMJ New Music Report 1251

CMJ New Music Report 1251

June 7, 2012

Killer Mike’s Solid R.A.P.

Temper Trap @ Ed Sullivan Theater: June 6, 2012

Temper Trap @ Ed Sullivan Theater: June 6, 20121

June 7, 2012, By

  About a week ago, the Temper Trap posted this on its Twitter feed:   “NYC Fans, RT to enter to win tickets to The …

Liars – WIXIW

Liars – WIXIW

June 7, 2012, By

There are worse reputations to have than being predictably unpredictable. With each successive album Liars have become the type of band that defies easy categorizations …

Photos: Dandy Warhols @ Irving Plaza: June 5, 2012

Photos: Dandy Warhols @ Irving Plaza: June 5, 2012

June 6, 2012

Psychedelic power-pop group the Dandy Warhols played Manhattan’s Irving Plaza Wednesday night in support of their latest record, 2012′s This Machine. All photos by …

New OFF! Video For “Cracked”

New OFF! Video For “Cracked”

June 6, 2012, By

Hardcore supergroup OFF! has released a video for the brief yet energy-packed “Cracked,” a track from the band’s recently released self-titled album. The video …

Retina.it On Pompeii, Italy

Scene Report: Retina.it On Pompeii, Italy1

June 6, 2012

Electronic music erupting like Mount Vesuvius

5 Lessons We Learned From Muse’s Album Trailer

5 Lessons We Learned From Muse’s Album Trailer

June 6, 2012, By

Electronic-tinged prog-rockers, Muse, have posted a teaser trailer for their upcoming album, The 2nd Law. Set to hit shelves in September, the record looks as …

Blind Pilot, Dan Mangan @ Webster Hall: June 5, 2012

Blind Pilot, Dan Mangan @ Webster Hall: June 5, 20121

June 6, 2012, By

The members of Portland folk-pop group Blind Pilot are not big talkers. The band goes on stage, blows your mind, thanks you for your attendance, …

Oh No – Ohnomite

Oh No – Ohnomite

June 6, 2012, By

Rudy Ray Moore died in 2008. For many, that name might not ring a bell. The comedian/musician/actor/producer was best known for his role …

LOL Boys Team Up With Angelina Lucero For New Single

LOL Boys Team Up With Angelina Lucero For New Single

June 6, 2012, By

LOL Boys have released their first single, “Get Close To Me,” from their new EP, Changes. The track features vocals from self-proclaimed melody maker Angelina …

Grizzly Bear Releases New Song, Tracklist And Tour Dates

Grizzly Bear Releases New Song, Tracklist And Tour Dates

June 5, 2012, By

Grizzly Bear has released “Sleeping Ute,” the first track off its upcoming but still untitled album. To hold fans over until it’s out on …

56 Thoughts On Seeing Merzbow Last Night @ Saint Vitus

56 Thoughts On Seeing Merzbow Last Night @ Saint Vitus1

June 5, 2012, By

It would be a mistake to say Merzbow is all about quantity, but it sure seems like that sometimes. According to Wikipedia the Japanese noise …

Mynabirds – Generals

Mynabirds – Generals

June 5, 2012, By

The Mynabirds aim to spark a fire under listeners’ asses with their highly political sophomore album, Generals. Singer/songwriter Laura Burhenn holds nothing back on …

Melvins Attempt World Record With 51-Date Tour Of The U.S.

Melvins Attempt World Record With 51-Date Tour Of The U.S.

June 5, 2012, By

Beginning in September, the ever-so-loud grunge-metal group the Melvins will make an attempt at a Guinness World Record. The band is slated to play in …

Download: Spring Standards’ “Watch The Moon Disappear”

Download: Spring Standards’ “Watch The Moon Disappear”1

June 5, 2012, By

Heather Robb moves the band through folksy waters