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Mighty Sparrow – Sparromania!

Mighty Sparrow – Sparromania!

January 24, 2012, By

No one has defined calypso as Mighty Sparrow. With wit, an eye on Cold War politicking and a keen nose for taking the piss from …

New Video From Ernest Gonzales

New Video From Ernest Gonzales

January 24, 2012, By

  Ernest Gonzales, the San Antonio middle school technology teacher turned record label owner and musician, has released the video for “The Voice Of Fate (…

Cloud Nothings Releases Video For “No Future/No Past”

Cloud Nothings Releases Video For “No Future/No Past”

January 23, 2012, By

  With its third album, Attack On Memory, dropping tomorrow on Carpark, Cloud Nothings has released the video for “No Future/No Past,” a dark …

Five Finger Death Punch Goes West

Five Finger Death Punch Goes West

January 23, 2012, By

  Look out, Canada: American Capitalist is coming your way! Five Finger Death Punch will be heading to Canada this spring. Although the band has …

First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

January 23, 2012, By

Johanna and Klara Söderberg, the Swedish sisters who make up First Aid Kit, were born in 1990 and 1993 respectively. This is an important piece of …

Caveman @ Bowery Ballroom: January 20, 2012

Caveman @ Bowery Ballroom: January 20, 2012

January 23, 2012, By

Last Friday night, Bowery Ballroom was overtaken by a powerful smoke machine. It filled the stage and made everything a little hazy, and I’d …

New Video: ScHoolboy Q And A$AP Rocky Pursue Happiness

New Video: ScHoolboy Q And A$AP Rocky Pursue Happiness

January 20, 2012, By

  Partying, smoking, drinking and overall good times are what appear in ScHoolboy Q‘s new music video for “Hands On The Wheel” featuring A$…

Charles Bradley Announces Tour Dates, Contest

Charles Bradley Announces Tour Dates, Contest

January 20, 2012, By

  Commonly referred to as “The Screaming Eagle Of Soul,” Charles Bradley released his debut album, No Time For Dreaming, last year via Daptone, following …

Alex Winston Debuts New Video, Album Out April 10

Alex Winston Debuts New Video, Album Out April 10

January 20, 2012, By

  She’s opened for the likes of Chuck Berry and Gotye, and performed sunny covers of Black Keys tunes, but now she’s getting …

World War I’s (Brooklyn, NY)

Sonicbids Spotlight: World War I’s (Brooklyn, NY)1

January 20, 2012, By

Grimy rock bubbling up in Gowanus

Megaupload Raided By The Feds, Anonymous Responds

Megaupload Raided By The Feds, Anonymous Responds

January 20, 2012, By

Megaupload, one of the Internet’s largest and most popular file storage sites, has been shut down by federal investigators in what is now being …

Ladyhawke To Release Sophomore Album ‘Anxiety’

Ladyhawke To Release Sophomore Album ‘Anxiety’

January 20, 2012, By

New Zealand native Ladyhawke, whose self-titled debut album gained the electro artist many awards way back in 2008, is set to release her sophomore album, Anxiety, …

CMJ New Music Report 1231

CMJ New Music Report 1231

January 20, 2012

Eligh And Amplive’s Talk Therapy

Cymbals Eat Guitars, Cursive To Unite In 27-Date Tour

Cymbals Eat Guitars, Cursive To Unite In 27-Date Tour

January 20, 2012, By

Cymbals Eat Guitars: vaguely ’90s Staten Island, NY, indie-rock band whose sophomore release, Lenses Alien, satisfied a noisy, proggy itch last fall. Cursive: catchy Omaha, …

CMJ Exclusive: Yuksek Gets Remixed By Horrors’ Tom Furse

CMJ Exclusive: Yuksek Gets Remixed By Horrors’ Tom Furse1

January 20, 2012, By

French electro-pop composer Yuksek is preparing to drop his new self-titled LP on Valentine’s Day, but you don’t have to wait until then …

Jacaszek Plays Unsound Festival, Releases Beautiful Video

Jacaszek Plays Unsound Festival, Releases Beautiful Video

January 19, 2012, By

Jacaszek, the ambient project of Polish composer Michal Jacaszek, will be one of the many experimental musicians making the trek across the ocean to play …