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Flaming Lips, Weezer @ Jones Beach, July 29, 2011

Flaming Lips, Weezer @ Jones Beach, July 29, 2011

August 1, 2011, By

There are certain instances when a concert bill makes sense, when the opener, headliner, co-headliner, etc. is coupled with something else at least tangentially similar. …

Dream Theater Tours North America, Releases LP

Dream Theater Tours North America, Releases LP

August 1, 2011, By

American progressive metal band Dream Theater has announced its upcoming fall tour dates with Trivium, as well as its upcoming album, A Dramatic Turn Of …

Aristocracy Of East New York: Cerebral Ballzy Reigns Supreme

Aristocracy Of East New York: Cerebral Ballzy Reigns Supreme

August 1, 2011, By

East New York’s Cerebral Ballzy is like the infected wart on the androgynous ass of the current New York City synthpop scene. Taking influence …

“London Calling” Used As Ad Jingle For 2012 Olympics

“London Calling” Used As Ad Jingle For 2012 Olympics

August 1, 2011, By

The Clash’s famous 1979 single “London Calling” originally stood as the dark, edgy anthem for London’s punk music scene. But according to NPR Music, …

Breaking Laces – “What We Need”

Breaking Laces – “What We Need”

August 1, 2011


"What We Need"

Four People Shot And One Dead After George Clinton Show

Four People Shot And One Dead After George Clinton Show

August 1, 2011, By

On Saturday night at the end of a George Clinton show in Cleveland, OH, a man fired shots into the crowd during a fight, wounding …

Photos: Fucked Up, Cro-Mags @ House Of Vans: July 29

Photos: Fucked Up, Cro-Mags @ House Of Vans: July 29

August 1, 2011

Fucked Up, Cro-Mags, Pissed Jeans and Screaming Females brutalized the House Of Vans on Friday. Photos by Carl Timpone. Were you at this show? Win …

Popol Vuh – Popol Vuh Revisited And Remixed (1970-1999)

Popol Vuh – Popol Vuh Revisited And Remixed (1970-1999)

August 1, 2011, By

Every few months I am informed of a new electronic music genre: brostep, chillwave, Moombahton, Moombahcore, post-dubstep, witchhouse, trance—and the list goes on. Although …

CMJ New Music Report 1210

CMJ New Music Report 1210

July 29, 2011, By

Brilliant Colors At It (Again?)

Golf Wang Back In America, Coming To Terrorize Your Town

Golf Wang Back In America, Coming To Terrorize Your Town

July 29, 2011, By

You know Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All—don’t pretend you don’t, you’re not that cool. You know Tyler, The …

Here’s How Spank Rock’s Private Listening Party Went Down

Here’s How Spank Rock’s Private Listening Party Went Down

July 29, 2011, By

A few weeks ago, Diplo‘s crew Mad Decent hosted a party at Le Bain, the club on the top of the Standard Hotel in …

Stax Remasters Rufus Thomas, Shirley Brown And The Dramatics

Stax Remasters Rufus Thomas, Shirley Brown And The Dramatics

July 29, 2011, By

Remember last February, when Concord Music Group released its Original Jazz Remasters series, featuring reissues of famous jazz albums by greats like Thelonious Monk and …

SkyBlew

Sonicbids Spotlight: SkyBlew

July 29, 2011, By

Mario Farrow, better known as SkyBlew, is not your typical rapper: His music doesn’t contain any curses. “I promised my grandmother before her passing …

July 29, 2011

Industry Wrap: July 29, 2011

July 29, 2011, By

Ever since Amy Winehouse’s tragic death last weekend, sales for the late British songstress have grown tenfold. In the 36 hours following Winehouse’s death, …

They Might Be Giants – Join Us

They Might Be Giants – Join Us

July 29, 2011, By

I used to watch this quiet girl who went to my high school walk around campus during breaks. She was a small, kind of nondescript …

Prince Rama And Friends Enter Another Dimension With Karaoke

Prince Rama And Friends Enter Another Dimension With Karaoke

July 28, 2011, By

There is no such thing as too much Brooklyn, so please pay attention to Prince Rama. The Hare Krishna-bred Larson sisters, Taraka and Nimai, have …