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Wilco @ Hollywood Palladium: January 24, 2012

Wilco @ Hollywood Palladium: January 24, 2012

January 26, 2012, By

Wilco has been around for 18 years, so on Tuesday night, at Wilco’s first of three L.A. shows, the age discrepancy of the audience …

Music News, January 26, 2012

Industry Wrap: Music News, January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012, By

Simon Cowell for DJs, Iggy Pop as ambassador and more

Frenchkiss Partners With The Orchard For Label Group

Frenchkiss Partners With The Orchard For Label Group

January 26, 2012, By

Frenchkiss, label home to the Hold Steady, the Dodos, the Antlers and other indie-rock luminaries, has announced a partnership with music and video distribution company …

Porcelain Raft – Strange Weekend

Porcelain Raft – Strange Weekend

January 26, 2012, By

It’s unlikely that you’ll hear a back story as cool as Mauro Remiddi’s. Before he began to record as Porcelain Raft, Remiddi …

Porcelain Raft Shares New Video

Porcelain Raft Shares New Video

January 25, 2012, By

  In conjunction with his debut album, Strange Weekend, being released this week on Secretly Canadian, Porcelain Raft, the synth-pop music project of Mauro Remiddi, …

Iggy Pop Appointed Record Store Day Ambassador For 2012

Iggy Pop Appointed Record Store Day Ambassador For 20121

January 25, 2012, By

Now approaching its fifth year running, Record Store Day announced its official ambassador for 2012 this week: proto-punk king of the visceral, Iggy Pop. Record Store …

iHeart College Radio

iHeart College Radio1

January 25, 2012, By

For many college radio stations, going streaming isn’t always good news, especially when it means a station’s broadcast has been taken off the …

CMJ 2011: Gotye’s Wally De Backer

CMJ TV: CMJ 2011: Gotye’s Wally De Backer

January 25, 2012, By

  At CMJ 2011, Wally De Backer, a.k.a., Gotye, explains the origin of his runaway single, “Somebody That I Used To Know.” He also …

WTF: I See A Dark Roast – Bonnie “Prince” Billy Does Coffee

WTF: I See A Dark Roast – Bonnie “Prince” Billy Does Coffee

January 25, 2012, By

The headline kinda says it all, right? Bonnie “Prince” Billy, the alias of folk troubadour Will Oldham, has teamed with the good people of the …

Janka Nabay And The Bubu Gang Set To Release New EP

Janka Nabay And The Bubu Gang Set To Release New EP

January 25, 2012, By

Luaka Bop has recently signed bubu band Janka Nabay And The Bubu Gang. The New York-based musicians are also set to release their debut full …

Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory

Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory1

January 25, 2012, By

Cloud Nothings has a mission statement for its second album. It’s not a complex one, and it’s not cryptic in the slightest. In …

Chairlift @ Bowery Ballroom: January 23, 2012

Chairlift @ Bowery Ballroom: January 23, 20122

January 24, 2012, By

Like fellow octave-obliterating vocalist Leslie Feist, Caroline Polachek of Chairlift built early buzz for her band thanks in part to an Apple commercial. Last night …

Team Clermont Celebrates 15 Years

Team Clermont Celebrates 15 Years1

January 24, 2012, By

Looking back, looking ahead

Akron/Family @ 285 Kent: January 21, 2012

Akron/Family @ 285 Kent: January 21, 2012

January 24, 2012, By

  Akron/Family is one of those rare breeds of bands that understands the value of multitasking, not just instrumentally but also musically and aesthetically. …

Sleigh Bells Debuts New Video For “Comeback Kid”

Sleigh Bells Debuts New Video For “Comeback Kid”

January 24, 2012, By

Noise-pop band Sleigh Bells has released a new video for “Comeback Kid,” a single off of the duo’s upcoming LP, Reign Of Terror.   …

Jeff Mangum @ Brooklyn Academy Of Music: January 20, 2012

Jeff Mangum @ Brooklyn Academy Of Music: January 20, 2012

January 24, 2012, By

The correct pronunciation of Jeff Mangum’s last name feels counterintuitive. You want to call him Magnum, as in Magnum P.I., but doing that …