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Macrock XV: DIY In VA

Macrock XV: DIY In VA

January 12, 2012, By

The annual Macrock music conference is returning to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley this spring on April 6 and 7. For those unfamiliar, Macrock is an annual music …

Grandpa Ashcraft Deems New Delta Spirit “Pretty Good”

Grandpa Ashcraft Deems New Delta Spirit “Pretty Good”

January 12, 2012, By

  It’s no secret that Delta Spirit’s catchy hooks have mass appeal. Therefore, it shouldn’t be surprising that Grandpa Ashcraft digs the …

Tim Harrington Wants To Give You His Art

Tim Harrington Wants To Give You His Art

January 12, 2012, By

  Anyone who’s followed Tim Harrington, lead singer of indie rock band Les Savy Fav, on Twitter over the past two weeks has noticed …

Legendary Rock N’ Roll Photog Mick Rock With Phantogram

CMJ TV: Legendary Rock N’ Roll Photog Mick Rock With Phantogram

January 12, 2012, By

  CMJ speaks with Mick Rock, the man behind rock ‘n’ roll’s iconic images including most of the photos from David Bowie’s Ziggy …

Ernest Gonzales – Natural Traits

Ernest Gonzales – Natural Traits1

January 12, 2012, By

Ernest Gonzales wears many hats. Middle school technology teacher. Record label owner. Husband. Father. Even his music career has more than one side. There’s …

Sydney Wayser On Paris, France

Scene Report: Sydney Wayser On Paris, France

January 11, 2012

The L.A. native and Brooklyn dweller on her home away from home

CMJ Exclusive: TS And The Past Haunts Premieres “East Jesus”

CMJ Exclusive: TS And The Past Haunts Premieres “East Jesus”1

January 11, 2012, By

TS And The Past Haunts has shared a track from its debut album exclusively with CMJ. “East Jesus” is the opening track to the band’…

Caveman Signs To Fat Possum, Plays North America

Caveman Signs To Fat Possum, Plays North America

January 11, 2012, By

The New York indie-rock yelpers of Caveman were the toast of CMJ 2011, playing countless shows at venues across the city and eventually being dubbed “the …

Sleigh Bells Expands North American Tour

Sleigh Bells Expands North American Tour

January 11, 2012, By

  The Reign Of Terror continues! As previously reported, Brooklyn boom-pop duo Sleigh Bells will release its sophomore LP, Reign Of Terror, on February 21 via …

Imbogodom – And They Turned Not When They Went

Imbogodom – And They Turned Not When They Went

January 11, 2012, By

The members of U.K. band Imbogodom created an almost interactive experience with And They Turned Not When They Went. By using the live feeds …

Photos: Grunge 20 @ Gramercy Theater: January 6, 2012

Photos: Grunge 20 @ Gramercy Theater: January 6, 20121

January 11, 2012

Islands To Support Dreamy New Album With National Tour

Islands To Support Dreamy New Album With National Tour

January 10, 2012, By

  Belying its motionless name, Islands is prepping to get around this spring. The Canadian indie pop outfit will celebrate the release of its fourth …

Joy Formidable Headlines Tour With A Place To Bury Strangers

Joy Formidable Headlines Tour With A Place To Bury Strangers

January 10, 2012, By

This March the Joy Formidable will get a jump start on the apocalypse by pummeling 14 cities around the U.S. and Canada with joyous noise …

Andrew Bird Releases Cover Art, Tracklist And New Teaser

Andrew Bird Releases Cover Art, Tracklist And New Teaser

January 10, 2012, By

The cover art, tracklist and a video teaser for Andrew Bird’s much-anticipated 12th LP, Break It Yourself, have been released.   Break It Yourself, …

Bollywood Bloodbath – Various Artists

Bollywood Bloodbath – Various Artists

January 10, 2012, By

While U.S. pop culture has had to stomach chest-waxing lycanthropes and sparkly, blood-sucking Lotharios (hide your tweenage girls!), Bombay spent years cultivating a cult …

Georgia Anne Muldrow Teams With Madlib For New Album

Georgia Anne Muldrow Teams With Madlib For New Album

January 10, 2012, By

Psych-soul songstress Georgia Anne Muldrow will release Seeds, an album entirely produced by hip-hop innovator Madlib, on March 27 via SomeOthaShip Connect.   Though Muldrow has …