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Photos: Hives @ Studio At Webster Hall: April 26, 2012

Photos: Hives @ Studio At Webster Hall: April 26, 20121

April 27, 2012

Can’t help but be crazy ’bout these sharp-dressed men

Blood Orange Releases New Video For “Champagne Coast”

Blood Orange Releases New Video For “Champagne Coast”

April 27, 2012, By

When producing Blood Orange’s video for “Champagne Coast,” director Haley Wollens decided to Photoshop seven dancing girls into seven different collaged rooms. According to …

Calumet Reel (Bloomington, IN)

Sonicbids Spotlight: Calumet Reel (Bloomington, IN)3

April 27, 2012, By

Heartland rock from a band of Hoosiers

Torche – Harmonicraft

Torche – Harmonicraft

April 27, 2012, By

The dudes in Orlando sludge-pop quartet Torche brand their music as “rips with a smile.” It’s a fitting description: This is a band that …

EP Premiere: Claude Violante Goes Solo

EP Premiere: Claude Violante Goes Solo

April 27, 2012, By

Soft synth gloom with the French electro-pop artist

Doldrums Announces New Tour Dates

Doldrums Announces New Tour Dates

April 26, 2012, By

Montreal-based electronic artist Doldrums is currently readying his debut LP. But in the meantime, he’s been playing shows with Bear In Heaven and Blouse …

Track Premiere: Mirror Talk’s “Like Magic”

Track Premiere: Mirror Talk’s “Like Magic”

April 26, 2012, By

Download some fist-pumping electro-pop from the band’s EP

“Put Your Hands Together” For New Simian Mobile Disco Video

“Put Your Hands Together” For New Simian Mobile Disco Video

April 26, 2012, By

U.K. electronic duo Simian Mobile Disco has just unveiled the video for “Put Your Hands Together” off of its upcoming album, Unpatterns, due out …

Magic Wands – Aloha Moon

Magic Wands – Aloha Moon

April 26, 2012, By

Magic Wands’ sound is best described as what the band likes to call “lovewave.” Their mix of new-wave, pop and shoegaze, along with their preference …

CMJ New Music Report 1245

CMJ New Music Report 1245

April 26, 2012

Maps And Atlases: ‘Beware’! Charts Ahead

Video Premiere: Letterist’s “100MPH”

Video Premiere: Letterist’s “100MPH”2

April 26, 2012, By

Brooklyn band embarks on a furry-friendly high-speed chase

Top 5 Tongue Twisters On Kool A.D.’s ’51′ Mixtape

Top 5 Tongue Twisters On Kool A.D.’s ’51′ Mixtape

April 25, 2012, By

Yesterday, Kool A.D. of Das Racist fame released a free mixtape titled 51. It’s a sprawling tape, championing backpack-style loop-digging as well as the …

Miike Snow @ Terminal 5: April 24, 2012

Miike Snow @ Terminal 5: April 24, 2012

April 25, 2012, By

Swedish indie-pop trio Miike Snow (Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg and vocalist Andrew Wyatt) took the Terminal 5 stage on Tuesday night donning gold masks. It was …

Kwes Rides An Elevator In The Super Charming “Bashful” Video

Kwes Rides An Elevator In The Super Charming “Bashful” Video

April 25, 2012, By

Few things in life are more awkward than an uncomfortable elevator ride, but what if that weird guy in your building who chews his gum …

Sleep Party People On Copenhagen, Denmark

Scene Report: Sleep Party People On Copenhagen, Denmark

April 25, 2012

Breaking the evil spell of Aqua

Death Grips – The Money Store

Death Grips – The Money Store

April 25, 2012, By

Hardcore hip-hop used to be kind of scary, but now the “toughest” guys of the lot just seem like bloated parade-float parodies. Death Grips is …