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Track Premiere: Island Twins Feel The “Heat”

Track Premiere: Island Twins Feel The “Heat”

June 19, 2012, By

Download a song from this Queens-based fuzz-pop “Big Three.”

D’Eon – LP

D’Eon – LP

June 19, 2012, By

“I don’t want to be swallowed up by the Internet”   If one line could sum up D’Eon’s latest album, LP, this …

Dawes @ SummerStage: June 16, 2012

Dawes @ SummerStage: June 16, 2012

June 19, 2012, By

Who knows if Taylor Goldsmith’s lyrics on the in-progress Dawes album are going to be filled with as much vindictive anguish as the first …

Of Montreal @ McCarren Park: June 15, 2012

Of Montreal @ McCarren Park: June 15, 20121

June 18, 2012, By

Of Montreal’s show at McCarren park was a throwback to middle school recess in all the best ways possible. One of the few all-ages …

Temper Trap @ Hollywood Palladium: June 15, 2012

Temper Trap @ Hollywood Palladium: June 15, 2012

June 18, 2012, By

Temper Trap entered the packed Hollywood Palladium to thunderous applause and girls screaming like it was an ‘N Sync concert circa 1999. The Australian indie-pop group …

Hear Clips From New Library Of Congress Music Interviews

Hear Clips From New Library Of Congress Music Interviews

June 18, 2012, By

  Retired music executive Joe Smith decided to share his treasure trove of exclusive interviews of more than 200 celebrated music icons with the Library Of …

Field Report (Milwaukee, WI)

On The Verge: Field Report (Milwaukee, WI)

June 18, 2012, By

Chris Porterfield finds his musical footing in Milwaukee

Valient Thorr @ Mercury Lounge: June 17, 2012

Valient Thorr @ Mercury Lounge: June 17, 2012

June 18, 2012, By

“New York City!” hollered Valient Thorr’s captain, Valient Himself, with his back to the Sunday night crowd at the Mercury Lounge, extending his arms …

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper @ Grand Victory: June 16, 2012

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper @ Grand Victory: June 16, 2012

June 18, 2012, By

Tucked away at the Grand Victory, a healthy leap away from the madness of Northside Festival hub McCarren Park, the Hillytown Presents showcase had a …

Fun. @ Terminal 5: June 16, 2012

Fun. @ Terminal 5: June 16, 20121

June 18, 2012, By

Fun. is having a moment right now. The New York power-pop trio just got bumped off the top spot of the Hot 100 after six weeks, …

Bands On The Late-Night Boob Tube: Week Of June 18

Bands On The Late-Night Boob Tube: Week Of June 18

June 18, 2012, By

Fiona Apple, Dirty Projectors, Avett Brothers and more

ExDetectives – “The Lawn”

ExDetectives – “The Lawn”

June 18, 2012


"The Lawn"

Polysick – Digital Native

Polysick – Digital Native

June 18, 2012, By

Digital Native is an odd name for Polysick’s debut LP. To start with, the album is an all-analog effort, 15 meandering, burbling modular creations. Does …

Kitty Pryde @ Knitting Factory: June 15, 2012

Kitty Pryde @ Knitting Factory: June 15, 2012

June 18, 2012, By

Internet rapper Kitty Pryde played her first New York show Friday night in Brooklyn. Over the past few months, hype has propelled the young Floridian …

Win A Pair Of Two-Day Passes To Governors Ball

Win A Pair Of Two-Day Passes To Governors Ball

June 18, 2012

Where can you find Passion Pit, Kid Cudi, Beck, Fiona Apple, Modest Mouse and Explosions In The Sky all in one place?

Green Paper (New Brunswick, NJ)

Sonicbids Spotlight: Green Paper (New Brunswick, NJ)

June 15, 2012, By

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but this band found it in the leaves