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Pusha T, Ryan Leslie, Mr Hudson @ FlashFWD Awards: June 8

Pusha T, Ryan Leslie, Mr Hudson @ FlashFWD Awards: June 8

June 10, 2011, By

For Internet Week, SoundCtrl had its second annual FlashFWD Awards to honor the companies and people innovating the way technology and music come together. There …

The Black And White Years

Sonicbids Spotlight: The Black And White Years

June 10, 2011, By

When asked about the Black And White Years‘ influences, Scott Butler (vocals, guitar, keys, words) gave a list of obvious answers—’80s bands like Talking …

Bonnaroo Day 1: The Drums, Sleigh Bells and Childish Gambino

Bonnaroo Day 1: The Drums, Sleigh Bells and Childish Gambino

June 10, 2011, By

MANCHESTER, TN — IPhone in hand, CMJ’s Ari Lipsitz reports from the mud-caked splendor of Bonnaroo. The Drums: Jonathan Pierce struts like a diva. That …

City And Colour – Little Hell

City And Colour – Little Hell

June 10, 2011, By

City And Colour’s—or Alexisonfire’s—Dallas Green has musically ventured out on his own for the third time. Green steps out a bit …

Archers Of Loaf Gets Reissued, Launches Tour

Archers Of Loaf Gets Reissued, Launches Tour

June 10, 2011, By

Archers Of Loaf is back and busy as ever, as it plans to reissue all of its albums via Merge. First up is 1993′s Icky …

June 9, 2011

Industry Wrap: June 9, 2011

June 9, 2011, By

Apple officially joined the cloud competition this week when the company announced the launch of its iCloud music service. The announcement came straight from Apple …

Mates Of State Finishes New Album And Sets Release Date

Mates Of State Finishes New Album And Sets Release Date

June 9, 2011, By

Connecticut’s darling mom-and-pop-music duo Mates Of State has wrapped up the recording process for the seventh full-length album Mountaintops, due out September 13 on Barsuk …

Photos: Peter Murphy @ The Delancey: June 9, 2011

Photos: Peter Murphy @ The Delancey: June 9, 2011

June 9, 2011

The Blow Takes New Material On Tour

The Blow Takes New Material On Tour

June 9, 2011, By

The Blow, the pop-savvy collaboration of musician Khaela Maricich and conceptual artist Melissa Dyne, is hitting the road this summer for some U.S. tour …

WTF: Deal Sisters Shared A Womb And 50th Birthday Cake

WTF: Deal Sisters Shared A Womb And 50th Birthday Cake

June 9, 2011, By

Alt-grunge dynamo Kelley Deal of the Breeders tweeted a snapshot of her birthday cake in honor of the day she and her twin sister alt-grunge …

Shlohmo Announces Album Details, Gives Away Remixes

Shlohmo Announces Album Details, Gives Away Remixes

June 9, 2011, By

L.A. producer Henry Laufer, better known by his moniker Shlohmo, has announced the details for his new album, Bad Vibes, which drops August 9 on …

Khaira Arby Spends The Summer In North America

Khaira Arby Spends The Summer In North America

June 9, 2011, By

After playing a handful of well-received sets at this year’s SXSW, pioneer Malian singer Khaira Arby will return to North America this summer for …

MoMA PS1 Announces Warm Up 2011 Lineup

MoMA PS1 Announces Warm Up 2011 Lineup

June 9, 2011, By

MoMA PS1 has just released the full lineup and schedule for Warm Up 2011, its annual outdoor music series that runs every Saturday from July 2 to …

Photos: Postelles, Ambassadors @ Mercury Lounge: June 7

Photos: Postelles, Ambassadors @ Mercury Lounge: June 7

June 8, 2011

Photographer Maverick Inman was on hand to capture the onstage antics of New York bands the Ambassadors and the Postelles last night. As a slightly …

Future Islands, Titus, Okkervil River @ Terminal 5: June 7, 2011

Future Islands, Titus, Okkervil River @ Terminal 5: June 7, 2011

June 8, 2011, By

It was bands vs. venue last night at Terminal 5. Three groups of considerable literary aspirations—the mercurial romantics of Future Islands, the Whitman-biting punks of …

Domino Nabs Real Estate

Domino Nabs Real Estate

June 8, 2011, By

Summer soundtrack band Real Estate has signed to Domino in anticipation of its sophomore album, which is set to be released in October. No word …