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Calder Quartet @ Blum And Poe: June 30, 2012

Calder Quartet @ Blum And Poe: June 30, 2012

July 2, 2012, By

When you hear the words “electronic music” what comes to mind? Aphex Twin? Daft Punk? Skrillex? Most likely not late 19th and early 20th century …

Matthew Dear Reveals “Her Fantasy” In New Video

Matthew Dear Reveals “Her Fantasy” In New Video

July 2, 2012, By

Halloween has come early in Matthew Dear’s new music video for “Her Fantasy,” the first single off his upcoming album Beams.   The video …

Songwriter Christopher Owens Says He’s Leaving Girls

Songwriter Christopher Owens Says He’s Leaving Girls1

July 2, 2012, By

Christopher Owens, frontman of San Francisco rock group Girls, has announced via Twitter that he is leaving the band. On his personal Twitter, Owens wrote: &…

Motion City Soundtrack @ Gramercy Theatre: June 29, 2012

Motion City Soundtrack @ Gramercy Theatre: June 29, 2012

July 2, 2012, By

I went into the Motion City Soundtrack show at the Gramercy Theatre expecting to relive a special part of my life. Having been a fan …

Spritualized Releases Biker Video For “Little Girl”

Spritualized Releases Biker Video For “Little Girl”

July 2, 2012, By

Spiritualized has released a music video for “Little Girl” a track off their latest record, Sweet Heart Sweet Light. The video tells the story of …

Q&A: Liars’ Angus Andrew

Q&A: Liars’ Angus Andrew

July 2, 2012, By

Pretty not-so-little Liars take ‘WIXIW’ on the road

Gold Motel – Gold Motel

Gold Motel – Gold Motel

July 2, 2012, By

If you were to take a typical California road trip and distill it into one album of music, this would be it. A road trip …

Japandroids, Cadence Weapon @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg

Japandroids, Cadence Weapon @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg

June 29, 2012, By

You may have noticed this article doesn’t have a live image with it. Generally, as a rule, our live reviews feature some sort of …

Presets Release New Single And Video

Presets Release New Single And Video

June 29, 2012, By

  Australia’s the Presets have posted a stream of the track “Youth In Trouble” on their Soundcloud. The track is the first from their …

Adventure Galley (Portland, OR)

Sonicbids Spotlight: Adventure Galley (Portland, OR)1

June 29, 2012, By

Electro-pop earworms from the PNW

Glen Hansard @ Le Poisson Rouge: June 28, 2012

Glen Hansard @ Le Poisson Rouge: June 28, 2012

June 29, 2012, By

  Glen Hansard is almost a mythical force in my mind. When I hear a voice I like, I usually soon after realize that I …

Photos: Tenacious D @ Hammerstein Ballroom: June 28, 2012

Photos: Tenacious D @ Hammerstein Ballroom: June 28, 2012

June 29, 2012

Tenacious D hit the road back in May in support of its recently released Rize Of The Fenix LP, the third full-length in the D’…

Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse

Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse

June 29, 2012, By

Ty Segall, bandleader, runs things a little differently than Ty Segall, solo artist. Give soloist Segall a guitar and the dude refuses to sit still&…

Fresh And Onlys Announce LP Details, Tour

Fresh And Onlys Announce LP Details, Tour

June 29, 2012, By

The fact that the Fresh And Onlys‘ upcoming album, Long Slow Dance, has the initials “LSD” is probably no coincidence. After all, with its first …

Music News, June 29, 2012

Industry Wrap: Music News, June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012, By

Spotify is No. 2, Isle Of Wight mud bath, peace tips from Russell Simmons and more

Jimmy Cliff @ Troubadour: June 27, 2012

Jimmy Cliff @ Troubadour: June 27, 2012

June 28, 2012, By

The Jimmy Cliff band was an eclectic group of musicians, young and old, all wearing read button up shirts that said “Jimmy Cliff” on the …