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Black Dice To Release ‘Mr. Impossible’ In April

Black Dice To Release ‘Mr. Impossible’ In April1

January 9, 2012, By

Experimental noise rock band Black Dice will release a new full-length album titled Mr. Impossible on April 10 in the U.S. and on April 9 worldwide. …

Photos: Andrew W.K., Calder Quartet @ Le Poisson Rouge

Photos: Andrew W.K., Calder Quartet @ Le Poisson Rouge

January 9, 2012

Andrew W.K. joined the Calder Quartet on Sunday at Le Poisson Rouge for a medley of classical songs and AWK originals. Photos by Alix …

White Rabbits Announces Details For Third Album

White Rabbits Announces Details For Third Album

January 9, 2012, By

  War On Drugs and

Caspian – Live At Old South Church

Caspian – Live At Old South Church

January 9, 2012, By

Post-rock, by nature, is a genre of rule-benders. It caters in textures and ambiance, appropriating conventional instruments in unconventional ways. It’s the David Lynch …

Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ McKittrick Hotel: January 5

Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ McKittrick Hotel: January 5

January 6, 2012, By

The traditional New Orleans jazz that the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs transports you to another era from the first note blown. On any trip …

Wilco, Mavis Staples, Nick Lowe Sing The Band

Wilco, Mavis Staples, Nick Lowe Sing The Band

January 6, 2012, By

  Wilco performed at the Civic Opera House in Chicago back on December 12, with special guests Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe joining the band onstage …

Summer Camp Plays Select U.S. Dates

Summer Camp Plays Select U.S. Dates

January 6, 2012, By

Summer Camp is coming to your city—if your city happens to be New York, D.C. or L.A. The British, ’80s-loving, synth-pop project …

Filligar (Chicago, IL)

Sonicbids Spotlight: Filligar (Chicago, IL)

January 6, 2012, By

From hockey bros to band bros

CMJ 2011: Braids, Dum Dum Girls and Portugal. The Man

CMJ TV: CMJ 2011: Braids, Dum Dum Girls and Portugal. The Man

January 6, 2012, By

  Braids talks about its first headlining show at CMJ at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls and Portugal. The Man …

Grimes To Release New Album ‘Visions’ on 4AD

Grimes To Release New Album ‘Visions’ on 4AD

January 5, 2012, By

Grimes, the electro-pop project of Montreal’s Claire Boucher, will release its newest album, Visions, via British label 4AD on February 21. Building on the twitchy …

Esperanza Spalding Returns With ‘Radio Music Society’

Esperanza Spalding Returns With ‘Radio Music Society’

January 5, 2012, By

2010 Best New Artist Grammy winner, bass virtuoso and CMJ fave Esperanza Spalding will release Radio Music Society on March 20 via Heads Up International. Conceived as …

Everything’s Coming Up ‘Lollipops’

Everything’s Coming Up ‘Lollipops’

January 5, 2012, By

VV Brown signs with Capitol, preps a new album and performs without shoes

Scuba Announces ‘Personal’ New Album

Scuba Announces ‘Personal’ New Album

January 5, 2012, By

Scuba, the DJ moniker of Hotflush curator and early dubstep innovator Paul Rose, has announced plans to release Personality, an album of 11 new tracks that …

Sepalcure @ 103 Harriet: December 30, 2011

Sepalcure @ 103 Harriet: December 30, 2011

January 5, 2012, By

When producers Praveen Sharma (Braille) and Travis Stewart (Machinedrum) of Sepalcure took over the booth at the San Francisco warehouse venue 103 Harriet, a crowd ballooned …

Killswitch Engage Parts Ways With Singer Howard Jones

Killswitch Engage Parts Ways With Singer Howard Jones

January 4, 2012, By

  Massachusetts’ metalcore great Killswitch Engage announced today via its Facebook and official website that it has decided to continue as a band without singer …

Valient Thorr Announces Spring Tour Dates

Valient Thorr Announces Spring Tour Dates

January 4, 2012, By

  It’s going to be a busy spring for Valient Thorr. It was recently confirmed that the band would be included on the bill …