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Laura Marling @ Troubadour, CA: September 20, 2011

Laura Marling @ Troubadour, CA: September 20, 2011

September 22, 2011, By

“In ‘I Speak Because I Can’ I say, ‘My husband left me last night.’ Now, I have never been married. And I start out ‘Salinas’ …

It’s The End Of R.E.M. As We Know It

September 21, 2011, By

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pudOFG5X6uA Athens, GA, bands of the 1990s are supposed to be having a resurgence this year, not …

Indie Labels Take Distribution Into Their Own Hands

Indie Labels Take Distribution Into Their Own Hands

September 21, 2011, By

  Independent Label Distribution announced its formation yesterday as a new physical and digital distributor run by indie record labels. Founded by three independent record …

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ Bowery Ballroom

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ Bowery Ballroom

September 21, 2011, By

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah is an acquired taste. Quirky in instrumentation and charmingly different in vocals, the five-some has acquired a rather loyal legion …

CMJ 2011 Artist Gauntlet Hair On Denver, CO

Scene Report: CMJ 2011 Artist Gauntlet Hair On Denver, CO

September 21, 2011

Gauntlet Hair tells us about the music world in Denver, CO

Portugal. The Man, CSS, Neon Indian, Wombats

Portugal. The Man, CSS, Neon Indian, Wombats

September 21, 2011

Watch videos from CMJ 2011 performing artists!

Vivian Girls, Widowspeak @ Knitting Factory, September 20

Vivian Girls, Widowspeak @ Knitting Factory, September 20

September 21, 2011

CMJ Announces Panel Agenda!

CMJ Announces Panel Agenda!

September 21, 2011

Publishing 101, State Of The Cloud, From Karaoke To Cover Songs…

Naughty By Nature To Release 20-Year-Anniversary Album

Naughty By Nature To Release 20-Year-Anniversary Album

September 21, 2011, By

Legendary hip-hop group Naughty By Nature is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a new album. The LP, Anthem Inc., is set for release November 15 through …

Caveman – CoCo Beware

Caveman – CoCo Beware

September 21, 2011, By

Your average band will focus on one unique trait—an especially skilled guitarist or a strong vocalist, say—in its music and run with it …

NFCB Hosts Saving College Radio Webinar

NFCB Hosts Saving College Radio Webinar

September 20, 2011, By

The recent influx of college radio stations being bought out or transferring licenses has not gone unnoticed by radio organizations. The National Federation Of Community …

Tune-Yards @ Le Poisson Rouge: September 19, 2011

Tune-Yards @ Le Poisson Rouge: September 19, 2011

September 20, 2011, By

It’s a fact that within the limited musical sphere everyone lazily calls “indie,” Tune-Yards is one of the most bracing live bands. Its combination …

Stream Mastodon’s New Album

Stream Mastodon’s New Album

September 20, 2011, By

  The hard rock guys of the Atlanta-based quartet Mastodon had a tough 2010: The band lost two close friends that year, including guitarist/vocalist Brent …

Polyvinyl Celebrates 15 Years With Free Music Sampler, Show

Polyvinyl Celebrates 15 Years With Free Music Sampler, Show

September 20, 2011, By

Polyvinyl is celebrating its 15th birthday by giving away a free 30-song sampler. The label is also hosting a free all-ages concert with nine of …

Beets @ Skylight West: September 19, 2011

Beets @ Skylight West: September 19, 2011

September 20, 2011, By

The Beets, a trio of low-fiers from Queens, got off to a rough start last night at Skylight West when cops came and shut down …

Shlohmo, Salva, RL Grime @ Studio At Webster Hall

Shlohmo, Salva, RL Grime @ Studio At Webster Hall

September 20, 2011, By

The sound of Salva made the walls of Webster Hall’s ladies’ room buzz with bass on September 17, the night he and beatmates RL Grime …