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Roots @ Highline Ballroom: November 30, 2011

Roots @ Highline Ballroom: November 30, 2011

December 1, 2011, By

If I had received a dollar for every black dude wearing sunglasses onstage at New York’s Highline Ballroom last night, I would have at …

Grammy Noms Include Artists Of The CMJ Persuasion

Grammy Noms Include Artists Of The CMJ Persuasion1

December 1, 2011, By

The massive list of Grammy Nominees for 2012 is here and includes many on CMJ’s radar. We could be in for a repeat of last …

CMJ New Music Report 1227

CMJ New Music Report 1227

December 1, 2011

Justice League

Carter Tanton – Freeclouds

Carter Tanton – Freeclouds

December 1, 2011, By

Baltimore singer/songwriter Carter Tanton may have initially been discouraged when his former band Tulsa’s follow-up to 2007′s I Was Submerged (Park The Van) …

Girl Talk’s ‘All Day’ Gets Epic Video Treatment

Girl Talk’s ‘All Day’ Gets Epic Video Treatment1

November 30, 2011, By

Greg Gillis, the mix-mastermind of Girl Talk, is getting an epic 75-minute music video for last year’s All Day LP. Move over, “Trapped In …

Raleigh Moncrief On Sacramento, California

Scene Report: Raleigh Moncrief On Sacramento, California

November 30, 2011

Local band recs for California’s capital

Gray Pages, Dive, Total Slacker, 2:54 @ Shea Stadium

Gray Pages, Dive, Total Slacker, 2:54 @ Shea Stadium

November 30, 2011, By

It always seems to be raining at Shea shows. A decent crowd for a Tuesday shook itself dry though dancing at Shea Stadium to sets …

Gayngs Spinoff Poliça Announces Debut Album

Gayngs Spinoff Poliça Announces Debut Album

November 30, 2011, By

Just when you thought they couldn’t come up with a worse name than Gayngs, the collective’s producer Ryan Olson and vocalist Channy Leaneagh …

Listen To Five New Black Keys Tracks

Listen To Five New Black Keys Tracks

November 30, 2011, By

Judging what we’ve heard thus far, the Black Keys‘ new disc, El Camino, could be a late-coming contender for album of the year. You …

Roots Comes ‘Undun’

Roots Comes ‘Undun’1

November 30, 2011, By

Previewing the latest from Jimmy Fallon’s house band

Action Bronson And Statik Selektah – Well Done

Action Bronson And Statik Selektah – Well Done

November 30, 2011, By

On “Respect The Mustache,” the table-setting opener from Queens rapper Action Bronson’s full-length collaboration with Boston producer Statik Selektah, Well Done, Bronson offers a …

Youssou N’Dour Cancels Tour To Enter Politics

Youssou N’Dour Cancels Tour To Enter Politics

November 29, 2011, By

The Telegraph has reported that Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour has canceled all of his upcoming tour dates to enter into politics starting January 2. This …

Mountain Goats Announces 2012 U.S. Tour

Mountain Goats Announces 2012 U.S. Tour

November 29, 2011, By

As per the Mountain Goats‘ higher standards, we bring you the news that the indie folk-rock outfit led by John Darnielle will be kicking off …

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Talks Upcoming Projects

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Talks Upcoming Projects

November 29, 2011, By

  While recently out in London, KillerHipHop.com caught up with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and got the scoop from the Cleveland band about its upcoming projects …

Holy Ghost! @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg: November 26, 2011

Holy Ghost! @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg: November 26, 2011

November 29, 2011, By

Something about disco encourages people to make out it seems. During its homecoming and tour-closing show in Brooklyn, NY, on Saturday, post-disco dance-band Holy Ghost! …

Real Estate Adds Tour Dates

Real Estate Adds Tour Dates

November 29, 2011, By

  Real Estate has announced more dates to its already sizable international tour, with 25 stops in 11 countries. The trio breaks shortly for the holidays but …