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Gold-Bears Enters Slumberland

Gold-Bears Enters Slumberland

April 29, 2011, By

Atlanta’s Gold-Bears has signed with Slumberland and is putting the finishing touches on its Are You Falling In Love? LP. Founded by Jeremy Underwood …

Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues

April 29, 2011, By

Modernity is glorious sometimes. The idea that humanity can spread itself on its own accomplishments is a huge act of hubris and triumph that we …

Top Five Songs For The Royal Wedding Night

Top Five Songs For The Royal Wedding Night

April 28, 2011

You’ve already ordered your Kate-and-William-themed commemorative plates and sadly discovered that your replica ring-pop is not edible and therefore lame. It seems like you’…

Big Names Play On Buddy Holly Tribute Album

Big Names Play On Buddy Holly Tribute Album

April 28, 2011, By

In honor of what would have been Buddy Holly’s 75th birthday, Fantasy/Concord is releasing Rave On Buddy Holly, a 19-song compilation of Holly …

Video Premiere: Bottle Up And Go Heads “To The Grave”

Video Premiere: Bottle Up And Go Heads “To The Grave”

April 28, 2011, By

Brooklyn-based punk band Bottle Up And Go is ready to turn out another EP this summer, and from the looks of the video below, it …

Ganglians Joins Lefse, Enters The “Jungle”

Ganglians Joins Lefse, Enters The “Jungle”

April 28, 2011, By

Ganglians, the Sacramento psych-pop band, has a new record out August 23, Still Living, the band’s first with Lefse and third overall. Produced by Robby …

Trews On Nova Scotia, Canada

Scene Report: Trews On Nova Scotia, Canada

April 28, 2011

In Scene Report, CMJ’s latest column, musicians from all over the globe fill us in on what’s going on sonically in their hometowns. …

Bobby, Thao And Mirah On Thweedle-Laden Tour

Bobby, Thao And Mirah On Thweedle-Laden Tour

April 28, 2011, By

The confoundingly un-Googleable Bobby will play a headlining show at the Knitting Factory in May before opening for Thao And Mirah on a cross-country tour …

Thao And Mirah – Thao And Mirah

Thao And Mirah – Thao And Mirah

April 27, 2011, By

It’s a combination that can’t really go wrong—two good friends decide to collaborate on a new album while tooling around San Francisco …

CMJ Gets A Visit From Thousands

CMJ Gets A Visit From Thousands

April 27, 2011, By

Seattle folk duo Thousands stopped by the CMJ offices today, bringing a dual guitar attack and a killer vocal harmony. Thousands plays in the Simon …

A Moment Of Silence As Stations Sign Off

A Moment Of Silence As Stations Sign Off

April 27, 2011, By

As college radio stations find themselves in increasing jeopardy nationwide, College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) has quietly organized a grassroots response. If all goes according to …

Tahiti 80 Makes New Music Video Look “Easy”

Tahiti 80 Makes New Music Video Look “Easy”

April 27, 2011, By

Following the February release of its last full-length album, The Past, The Present And The Possible, the French indie-pop band Tahiti 80 has just dropped a …

Mad Decent About To Chuck Moombahton Into Hopeful Popularity

Mad Decent About To Chuck Moombahton Into Hopeful Popularity

April 27, 2011, By

Mad Decent, the label run by producer Diplo, is releasing a compilation of songs in an emerging genre of hip-hop called Moombahton (pronounce it like “…

Exclusive: Alexander Turnquist Sees “Spherical Aberrations”

Exclusive: Alexander Turnquist Sees “Spherical Aberrations”

April 27, 2011, By

With the May 17 release of Hallway Of Mirrors nearing, New York-based guitarist/composer Alexander Turnquist has unveiled the track “Spherical Aberrations” off of the upcoming …

Émilie Simon – The Big Machine

Émilie Simon – The Big Machine

April 27, 2011, By

French songstress Émilie Simon is but one person, but she sure knows how to create a lot of sound. Ranging from computer-generated sonics to acoustic …

Beastie Boys Streams Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2

Beastie Boys Streams Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2

April 26, 2011, By

A few days ago, the clean version of Beastie Boys upcoming album, Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 was leaked to the internet. Good thing the three …