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Ramona Falls – Prophet

Ramona Falls – Prophet

May 1, 2012, By

“I have to, have to, have to let go/Of total control.” That’s how Brent Knopf begins Prophet, the ex-Menomena frontman’s sophomore release …

Attention All Millionaires: Save The Cake Shop

Attention All Millionaires: Save The Cake Shop

April 30, 2012, By

New York downtown music venue Cake Shop is a great place to catch a new band, grab a drink and enjoy some cake. The LES …

First Aid Kit Headlines Tour This Summer

First Aid Kit Headlines Tour This Summer

April 30, 2012, By

The folky Swedes of First Aid Kit are taking their thunderous young voices on the North American road this fall in support of their latest …

Melvins @ Webster Hall: April 29, 2012

Melvins @ Webster Hall: April 29, 2012

April 30, 2012, By

  There’s a reason Kurt Cobain liked these guys so much. Of course, when I say “these guys,” I’m talking about the Melvins. …

Hear Metric’s “Youth Without Youth”

Hear Metric’s “Youth Without Youth”

April 30, 2012, By

The clever Canadian quartet Metric has released the first official single, “Youth Without Youth, off its upcoming album, Synthetica.   The premiere also features commentary …

Tennis Get Creepy In “My Better Self” Video

Tennis Get Creepy In “My Better Self” Video

April 30, 2012, By

Tennis has just released a new video for “My Better Self,” a track off its latest album, Young and Old. The subtly haunting video has …

Hanni El Khatib @ Mercury Lounge: April 28, 2012

Hanni El Khatib @ Mercury Lounge: April 28, 2012

April 30, 2012, By

It’s little wonder L.A. garage rock gargoyle Hanni El Khatib caught Dan Auerbach’s attention. The familiar breed of fuzzed-out garage blues on …

Killer Mike Announces Tour

Killer Mike Announces Tour

April 30, 2012, By

Grammy Award-winning rapper Michael Render, aka Killer Mike, is set to release his new album, R.A.P. Music, May 15 via Williams Street. And in …

Cold Cave @ Guggenheim: April 27, 2012

Cold Cave @ Guggenheim: April 27, 2012

April 30, 2012, By

Music and visual-art often go hand in hand, and this year electronic music and New York museums have built a very close relationship. On Friday …

Cheap Time – Wallpaper Music

Cheap Time – Wallpaper Music

April 30, 2012, By

They members of Cheap Time may not look like those of the glitter punk and glam rock bands that they claim to be inspired by, …

Ty Segall Band Premieres New Single “Wave Goodbye”

Ty Segall Band Premieres New Single “Wave Goodbye”

April 27, 2012, By

Psych-garage phenom Ty Segall is set to release Slaughterhouse, his first release with his touring band, on June 26 on In The Red. We all know …

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