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Maps And Atlases – Beware And Be Grateful

Maps And Atlases – Beware And Be Grateful

April 18, 2012, By

Don’t believe what the cynics tell you: Embracing pop appeal doesn’t have to mean abandoning experimentalism. It’s one thing to eschew individuality …

Hear Major Lazer Track Feat. Dirty Projector’s Amber Coffman

Hear Major Lazer Track Feat. Dirty Projector’s Amber Coffman

April 18, 2012, By

Listen To Album Teasers From Metric’s Upcoming LP

Listen To Album Teasers From Metric’s Upcoming LP1

April 17, 2012, By

Metric unveiled the 11-song tracklist and album art for its upcoming LP, Synthetica, due out June 12 on Mom + Pop. The heady, synth-based album has two …

Homeboy Sandman Checks Himself In New Music Video

Homeboy Sandman Checks Himself In New Music Video

April 17, 2012, By

Like Bill and Ted before him, Queens rapper Homeboy Sandman learns the hazards of time travel the hard way in his new video for “Hold …

95bFM In Session: Princess Chelsea

95bFM In Session: Princess Chelsea

April 17, 2012, By

In her debut album, Lil Golden Book, Chelsea Nikkel, better known as Princess Chelsea, creates a musical fairytale about growing up in her native New …

Moonface – With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery

Moonface – With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery

April 17, 2012, By

There’s always been an epic quality to Spencer Krug’s musical output. From the ecstatic cries of “I’ll Believe In Anything” on Wolf …

Pond Shares Video For “You Broke My Cool”

Pond Shares Video For “You Broke My Cool”

April 17, 2012, By

Psych-rock band Pond released the video today for “You Broke My Cool” off of the group’s most recent album, Beard, Wives, Denim (Modular). The …

Fresh And Onlys’ Wymond Miles Reveals Track, Album Details

Fresh And Onlys’ Wymond Miles Reveals Track, Album Details

April 16, 2012, By

  Wymond Miles, the lead guitarist of the retro-leaning indie rockers Fresh And Onlys, is set to release his debut LP via the boutique label …

Three Artists We’d Like To See As Holograms

Three Artists We’d Like To See As Holograms

April 16, 2012

When we first heard the rumor of Nate Dogg appearing at Coachella as a hologram, we were totally creeped out: Posthumous album is one thing, …

Sidi Touré – Koïma

Sidi Touré – Koïma

April 16, 2012, By

For most American listeners, the steaming and billowy sounds of Malian desert blues are most familiar via the work of the Ry Cooder-championed guitarist, the …

Deniz Kurtel @ Marcy Hotel: April 14, 2012

Deniz Kurtel @ Marcy Hotel: April 14, 2012

April 16, 2012, By

Wolf And Lamb’s Marcy Hotel is a weird place. Its website seems completely tongue-in-cheek, with pictures of a place that is certainly not the …

Jack White Confirms Tour Dates

Jack White Confirms Tour Dates

April 16, 2012, By

Jack White has announced European and American tour dates in support of his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, out April 24 on Third Man/Columbia. White’s …

Grouper, Julianna Barwick @ Guggenheim: April 13, 2012

Grouper, Julianna Barwick @ Guggenheim: April 13, 2012

April 16, 2012, By

  Musicians and museums have a cozy relationship in New York, and it seems to get cozier every year. Whether it’s legendary acts like …

Q&A: David Banner

Q&A: David Banner

April 16, 2012, By

Warning: May cause fans to “touch themselves”

Gotye Does SNL

Gotye Does SNL

April 16, 2012, By

CMJ 2011 artist Gotye has had a meteoric rise missed by practically nobody. The Belgian-born Australian singer-songwriter struck upon a stellar hit single with “Somebody That …

Music News, April 13, 2012

Industry Wrap: Music News, April 13, 2012

April 13, 2012, By

Madonna tanks, Megaupload gets a lawyer and more