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Lower Dens – Nootropics

Lower Dens – Nootropics

May 2, 2012, By

Nootropics, the second album from Baltimore art-rock group Lower Dens, is a gray album for gray days. The record’s goofy title sounds as if …

Dive Changes Name To DIIV, Shares New Song “Doused”

Dive Changes Name To DIIV, Shares New Song “Doused”

May 2, 2012, By

Dive, the band of former Beach Fossils member Zachary Cole Smith, has changed its name to DIIV out of respect for the original Dive, the …

Photos: Bruce Springsteen, Feist, Bon Iver @ Jazz Fest

Photos: Bruce Springsteen, Feist, Bon Iver @ Jazz Fest

May 1, 2012

Shots from weekend one of New Orleans’ epic music celebration

mOck (Berlin, Germany)

On The Verge: mOck (Berlin, Germany)2

May 1, 2012, By

Hardcore and post-rock make peace in Berlin

Desaparecidos Reunites For August Tour

Desaparecidos Reunites For August Tour

May 1, 2012, By

Sometimes it can be hard to keep up with Conor Oberst‘s various side projects. The man stays busy. And now adding more to his …

Shins @ Terminal 5: April 30, 2012

Shins @ Terminal 5: April 30, 2012

May 1, 2012, By

  You’ve got to hand it to the Shins for playing Terminal 5 three days in a row and not looking fatigued. At all. Last …

Win Tickets To Hangout Music Fest

Win Tickets To Hangout Music Fest1

May 1, 2012, By

Enter for your chance to snag a pair of tickets

The Blow Set To Premiere New Material At East Coast Shows

The Blow Set To Premiere New Material At East Coast Shows

May 1, 2012, By

Musician Khaela Maricich and installation and sound artist Melissa Dyne, aka CMJ 2010 band the Blow, have been hard at work producing new material for their …

Lower Dens Heads To The Forest With “Propagation”

Lower Dens Heads To The Forest With “Propagation”

May 1, 2012, By

In conjunction with the release of its latest album Nootropics, released today on Ribbon Music, Baltimore rock group Lower Dens has released the video for …

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 …