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Neon Indian, Housse De Racket, Friends @ Echoplex

Neon Indian, Housse De Racket, Friends @ Echoplex

April 19, 2012, By

  Brooklyn tropical pop band Friends kicked off the Neon Indian show at the Echoplex in LA on Tuesday night, and they had a seriously …

Video Premiere: Rock And Tacos With Hills Like Elephants

Video Premiere: Rock And Tacos With Hills Like Elephants

April 19, 2012, By

Bringing a whole new meaning to “bang on a can”

CMJ New Music Report 1244

CMJ New Music Report 1244

April 19, 2012

Xiu Xiu, Always And Forever

Sleep Party People Releases Cosmic Ballet Video For “Chin”

Sleep Party People Releases Cosmic Ballet Video For “Chin”

April 19, 2012, By

Following the heavy bathroom resuscitation efforts of “A Dark God Heart” with some deep-space levity, Danish glo-fi quintet Sleep Party People has unveiled its second …

Maya Jane Coles – DJ-Kicks

Maya Jane Coles – DJ-Kicks

April 19, 2012, By

There are times when I realize how much my own perception of dance music has changed, how it no longer sounds like a beat and …

Q&A: Cursive’s Tim Kasher

Q&A: Cursive’s Tim Kasher

April 19, 2012, By

Frontman, libretto reader, goth dork

Company On Charleston, SC

Scene Report: Company On Charleston, SC2

April 18, 2012

Ed.’s note: They’ve also got a Sonic.

Win Tickets: Cold Cave At The Guggenheim

Win Tickets: Cold Cave At The Guggenheim1

April 18, 2012, By

Round two at the rotunda

Painting With La Vida Boheme

CMJ TV: Painting With La Vida Boheme

April 18, 2012, By

Property damage, too!

Hot Chip Shares New Single, Album Art

Hot Chip Shares New Single, Album Art

April 18, 2012, By

Hot Chip released a new single and album art today from the band’s upcoming fifth LP, In Our Heads, coming out June 12 on Domino. “…

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 …