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Acacia Strain Announces First Live Album

Acacia Strain Announces First Live Album

May 10, 2011, By

The Acacia Strain will release its first live album, The Most Known Unknown, on June 21 via Prosthetic. The album’s material comes from two shows; …

War On Drugs Announces New Album; Shares Track

War On Drugs Announces New Album; Shares Track

May 10, 2011, By

The Philadelphia-based indie rock band the War On Drugs has finally answered back after the highly acclaimed release of its debut LP Wagonwheel Blues in 2008. …

Rocks-Off Launches NYC Rock ‘N’ Roll History Walking Tours

Rocks-Off Launches NYC Rock ‘N’ Roll History Walking Tours

May 10, 2011, By

Jake Szufnarowski, the owner of the infamous New York-based concert promotion company Rocks-Off, has teamed up with John Joseph of the legendary punk band Cro-Mags …

Alkaline Trio Suffers From ‘Damnesia’

Alkaline Trio Suffers From ‘Damnesia’

May 10, 2011, By

Alkaline Trio will release a new album, Damnesia, featuring several semi-acoustic versions of many of its most popular songs. The album comes out on July 12, …

Bon Iver Tours North America

Bon Iver Tours North America

May 10, 2011, By

Bon Iver, the folk-soul band loved by hipsters and hippies alike, has announced a tour of North America to take place this summer. The tour …

Okkervil River – I Am Very Far

Okkervil River – I Am Very Far

May 10, 2011, By

Austin’s Okkervil River has never been afraid to wallow, either in its misery or in its happiness. Since its debut LP in 2002, the band …

Chilly Gonzales Announces Orchestral Rap LP, Shares Preview

Chilly Gonzales Announces Orchestral Rap LP, Shares Preview

May 9, 2011, By

Following with the same theme as the piano-rap tracks off his last album, Ivory Tower, Chilly Gonzales has just announced what he claims will be …

CMJ TV: Book Club With Screaming Females

CMJ TV: CMJ TV: Book Club With Screaming Females

May 9, 2011, By

CMJ caught up with the Screaming Females’ Marisa Paternoster and Jarrett Dougherty outside Santos’ Party House in New York City where they talked books (specifically …

James Pants: The Pants That Fit

James Pants: The Pants That Fit

May 9, 2011, By

Stones Throw artist James Pants was recently offered a job with Red Bull Music Academy. …

Very Best Offers ‘Super Mom Mixtape’

Very Best Offers ‘Super Mom Mixtape’

May 9, 2011, By

Mom’s Day might be over, but it’s not too late to get your hands on the latest free mixtape from the Very Best. …

New Battles Video Goes “Ice Cream” Social

New Battles Video Goes “Ice Cream” Social

May 9, 2011, By

As we await the June 7 release of Battles’ sophomore LP, Gloss Drop, the experimental, New York City rock group has shared a little taste of “…

Popp Da Rippa – “Click Clack – Snatch Em Back (NBOF)”

Popp Da Rippa – “Click Clack – Snatch Em Back (NBOF)”

May 9, 2011


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Africa Hitech – 93 Million Miles

Africa Hitech – 93 Million Miles

May 9, 2011, By

The Australia-based collaboration between producer Mark Pritchard and vocalist Steve Spacek, known as Africa Hitech, has solidified with the electronic duo’s debut album release, 93 …

May 6, 2011

Industry Wrap: May 6, 2011

May 6, 2011, By

Warner Music Group has been sold to Len Blavatnik and his Access Industries for $3.3 billion in an all-cash transaction. The meeting to choose the winner …

CMJ New Music Report 1198

CMJ New Music Report 1198

May 6, 2011

Explosions In The Sky Soars

Instra:mental’s Damon Kirkham Goes Solo

Instra:mental’s Damon Kirkham Goes Solo

May 6, 2011, By

Damon Kirkham, half of multi-genre electronic act Instra:mental, is striking out on his own under the totally awesome name of Jon Convex. His debut …