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Cadence Weapon – Hope In Dirt City

Cadence Weapon – Hope In Dirt City1

June 1, 2012, By

Poetry and rap aren’t so different, with both widely using rhyming, rhythm and metaphors. So it’s not hard to believe that Edmonton, Canada’…

Lower Dens Announce First Headlining Tour

Lower Dens Announce First Headlining Tour

June 1, 2012, By

The ambient-rockers Lower Dens will head out on their first headlining tour beginning in late June. The band will be on the road supporting the …

Q&A: Grass Widow

Q&A: Grass Widow

June 1, 2012, By

The San Francisco trio talks ‘Internal Logic,’ Spock and starting a label

Gotye Announces North American Tour

Gotye Announces North American Tour

May 31, 2012, By

Chart-topper and CMJ 2011 veteran Gotye has announced his largest North American tour yet. The tour will kick off at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver in …

New Dan Deacon Album Coming This August

New Dan Deacon Album Coming This August

May 31, 2012, By

  Boston-based composer and electro-musician Dan Deacon is set to release his new full-length album, America, via Domino, on August 28, with a world tour kicking …

Odd Future Records Adds Hardcore Act Trash Talk To Label

Odd Future Records Adds Hardcore Act Trash Talk To Label

May 31, 2012, By

Odd Future Records has taken a step outside of the rap game, signing the Sacramento hardcore outfit Trash Talk. It might not come as a …

Cold Specks – I Predict A Graceful Expulsion

Cold Specks – I Predict A Graceful Expulsion

May 31, 2012, By

Cold Specks is the project of singer/songwriter Al Spx, and on her debut album, I Predict A Graceful Expulsion, she brings together gospel, folk …

CMJ Charts May 29, 2012: Hangin’ King Tuff | NMR 1250

CMJ Charts May 29, 2012: Hangin’ King Tuff | NMR 1250

May 31, 2012

Hangin’ King Tuff

Labelmates Scuba And Sepalcure Announce Tours

Labelmates Scuba And Sepalcure Announce Tours

May 31, 2012, By

  For those looking to dance this summer, electronic artists and Hotflush labelmates Sepalcure and Scuba have both announced separate strings of tour dates. Sepalcure …

These United States On Chicago, IL

Scene Report: These United States On Chicago, IL

May 31, 2012

We demand deep-dish

OFF!, Cerebral Ballzy @ Bowery Ballroom: May 29, 2012

OFF!, Cerebral Ballzy @ Bowery Ballroom: May 29, 2012

May 30, 2012, By

OFF! is not a sentimental band, but the group is capable of moments of oddly touching sentimentality. Last night the crew of hardcore revivalists took …

Los Campesinos! Release New Song Before Start Of June Tour

Los Campesinos! Release New Song Before Start Of June Tour

May 30, 2012, By

Los Campesinos! are back with their first new song, “Tiptoe Through The True Bits,” since the late 2011 release of breakup album Hello Sadness. If the …

El-P Hangs With A Puppet In “The Full Retard” Video

El-P Hangs With A Puppet In “The Full Retard” Video

May 30, 2012, By

El-P recently dropped a video for his bass-heavy song “The Full Retard,” a standout track from his latest album, Cancer For Cure. In the video, …

New M83 Video For “Reunion”

New M83 Video For “Reunion”

May 30, 2012, By

M83 has released a video for “Reunion,” another track from Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. The video picks up on the thread started in the …

Amanda Palmer Breaks $1 Million With Kickstarter Campaign

Amanda Palmer Breaks $1 Million With Kickstarter Campaign

May 30, 2012, By

Amanda Palmer was looking to receive $100,000 in funding for her new album, art book and tour, but yesterday she exceeded the $1 million mark on her …

Kimbra – Vows

Kimbra – Vows

May 30, 2012, By

For most in the United States, the first introduction to Kimbra, New Zealand’s soulful songstress, were her vocals on the breakout summer hit “Somebody …