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CMJ TV: Taking Back Sunday

CMJ TV: CMJ TV: Taking Back Sunday

June 29, 2011, By

It’s been nearly ten years since Long Island’s Taking Back Sunday released its debut album, Tell All Your Friends. After a number of …

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

June 29, 2011, By

In the age of irony and detached hipster cool, Justin Vernon has somehow managed to reach near-deity status with little more than a handful of …

Myspace For Sale, Layoffs Inevitable

Myspace For Sale, Layoffs Inevitable

June 29, 2011, By

The sale of Myspace is just one more nail in the coffin for the once-reigning social network. Myspace is all set to be sold by …

Wilco Unveils First Single From Upcoming Album

Wilco Unveils First Single From Upcoming Album

June 28, 2011, By

The Chicago-based alternative rock band Wilco has unveiled its first single, “I Might,” off of the upcoming The Whole Love, due out in September on …

WTF: Rapper Scales Light Pole, Reaches New Career Heights

WTF: Rapper Scales Light Pole, Reaches New Career Heights

June 28, 2011, By

Earlier today, a 34-year-old Brooklyn rapper named CI Joe (or Coney Island Joe, according to the New York Post) decided to give his career a …

Kooks @ Bowery Ballroom: June 27, 2011

Kooks @ Bowery Ballroom: June 27, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

There is nothing like a British boy with a guitar, tight jeans and a head of brown curls to make girls and boys lose their …

My Teenage Stride @ Sound Bites Summer Series: June 26, 2011

My Teenage Stride @ Sound Bites Summer Series: June 26, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

Watching My Teenage Stride perform feels eerily like watching your boyfriend’s high school band play a gig with his buddies. The Brooklyn band’s …

Photos: Archers Of Loaf @ MHOW: June 25, 2011

Photos: Archers Of Loaf @ MHOW: June 25, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

Originally disbanding in 1998, Archers Of Loaf became the latest band to ride the wave of ’90s indie rock resurgence as its members took to the …

Documentary Review: ‘Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour’

Documentary Review: ‘Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour’1

June 28, 2011, By

One might wonder why a band such as Le Tigre would release a documentary about its tour days six years after the band’s members …

Sorry Bamba – Sorry Bamba Volume One: 1970-1979

Sorry Bamba – Sorry Bamba Volume One: 1970-1979

June 28, 2011, By

Sorry Bamba has been making West African folk tracks for over 30 years, appealing to anyone who is interested in rich and cultural world music and …

White Denim, Mazes @ Bowery Ballroom: June 25, 2011

White Denim, Mazes @ Bowery Ballroom: June 25, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

The ethos of Austin, TX’s White Denim, if such a thing exists, must have something to do with peace, or a wholesome good time. …

Photos: Florence And The Machine @ Central Park SummerStage

Photos: Florence And The Machine @ Central Park SummerStage

June 28, 2011

Florence And The Machine played a sold-out show at Central Park Summerstage last Friday. Photos by Kate Meyer. Were you at this show? Win a …

Explosions In The Sky Releases First-Ever Music Video

Explosions In The Sky Releases First-Ever Music Video

June 28, 2011, By

It’s been 12 years since Explosions In The Sky hit the scene with its all-instrumental post-rock, and for the first time ever the band is …

Novalima Tours America In Anticipation Of Third Album

Novalima Tours America In Anticipation Of Third Album

June 27, 2011, By

Novalima is bringing its variation on Afro-Peruvian roots music up north. The band, made up of four musicians who have been friends since attending high …

Fitz And The Tantrums @ SummerStage: June 25, 2011

Fitz And The Tantrums @ SummerStage: June 25, 2011

June 27, 2011, By

I’ve listened to Fitz And The Tantrums‘ blend of soul, jazz, Motown and indie rock on its debut album, Pickin’ Up The Pieces, on …

Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music Makes It Official

Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music Makes It Official

June 27, 2011, By

Kayne West has officially become a label executive after signing a deal with Island Def Jam to house his G.O.O.D (Getting Out …