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Cymbals Eat Guitars, Cursive To Unite In 27-Date Tour

Cymbals Eat Guitars, Cursive To Unite In 27-Date Tour

January 20, 2012, By

Cymbals Eat Guitars: vaguely ’90s Staten Island, NY, indie-rock band whose sophomore release, Lenses Alien, satisfied a noisy, proggy itch last fall. Cursive: catchy Omaha, …

CMJ Exclusive: Yuksek Gets Remixed By Horrors’ Tom Furse

CMJ Exclusive: Yuksek Gets Remixed By Horrors’ Tom Furse1

January 20, 2012, By

French electro-pop composer Yuksek is preparing to drop his new self-titled LP on Valentine’s Day, but you don’t have to wait until then …

Jacaszek Plays Unsound Festival, Releases Beautiful Video

Jacaszek Plays Unsound Festival, Releases Beautiful Video

January 19, 2012, By

Jacaszek, the ambient project of Polish composer Michal Jacaszek, will be one of the many experimental musicians making the trek across the ocean to play …

Teenage Fanclub’s Gerard Love To Release Album As Lightships

Teenage Fanclub’s Gerard Love To Release Album As Lightships

January 19, 2012, By

It’s been a minute since we heard from Teenage Fanclub—you know, ever since Norman Blake went off and changed his name to Jonny. …

Sharon Van Etten @ Mercury Lounge: January 18, 2012

Sharon Van Etten @ Mercury Lounge: January 18, 2012

January 19, 2012, By

Brooklyn songstress Sharon Van Etten debuted her forthcoming album, Tramp, in its entirety last night to a sold-out crowd at New York’s Mercury Lounge. …

Delicate Steve Adds More Shows To Current Tour

Delicate Steve Adds More Shows To Current Tour

January 19, 2012, By

  New Jersey-based instrumental band Delicate Steve has just announced a number of new shows for March. The group will be joined by self-proclaimed bubu …

Gonjasufi – MU.ZZ.LE

Gonjasufi – MU.ZZ.LE1

January 19, 2012, By

Sumach Ecks, the San Diego-born, Vegas-dwelling yoga teacher better known as hip-hop shaman Gonjasufi, released his debut album, A Sufi And A Killer, with a …

Hear “HEART” From Oberhofer’s Debut LP

Hear “HEART” From Oberhofer’s Debut LP

January 18, 2012, By

Oberhofer, the eponymous project of Tacoma-born and Brooklyn-based songwriter Brad Oberhofer, will release its debut LP, Time Capsules II, on March 27 via Glassnote. Working with …

KUSF’s Year “In-Exile”

KUSF’s Year “In-Exile”

January 18, 2012, By

  It’s been a year since KUSF, the radio station of the University Of San Francisco, was taken off the air, but the fight …

Lightning Love On Ypsilanti, MI

Scene Report: Lightning Love On Ypsilanti, MI4

January 18, 2012

Bacon, beer and a naked bartender await

Santigold Releases New Single And Video

Santigold Releases New Single And Video

January 18, 2012, By

It’s been almost four years since multi-genre artist Santigold released her debut album, Santogold. Since then, she’s contributed guest vocals on tracks for …

Kooks Headlines U.S. Tour In February And March

Kooks Headlines U.S. Tour In February And March

January 18, 2012, By

British indie rock band the Kooks has announced plans for a U.S. headlining tour in February and March. Tickets go on sale for the …

Pop. 1280 – The Horror

Pop. 1280 – The Horror

January 18, 2012, By

“The thing about dogs,” vocalist Chris Bug explains on the track “Beg Like A Human,” “is that they don’t know what they’re doing/…

Odd Future Announces New Album, Plans Tour

Odd Future Announces New Album, Plans Tour

January 17, 2012, By

Odd Future, the Internet’s favorite controversy-creating hip-hop collective, will release a brand-new group album, OF Tape Vol. 2, on March 20 via the band’s Odd …

Screaming Females Gets ‘Ugly’ On New Album

Screaming Females Gets ‘Ugly’ On New Album

January 17, 2012, By

New Brunswick, NJ, basement punk band Screaming Females announced the release of its fifth LP, Ugly, which will be ravishing your ears as early as …

Hurt So Good

Hurt So Good

January 17, 2012, By

Los Campesinos! on growing up (but staying young)