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Sufjan Stevens @ Prospect Park Bandshell: August 3, 2011

Sufjan Stevens @ Prospect Park Bandshell: August 3, 2011

August 4, 2011, By

At some point, Sufjan Stevens turned into a bona fide neon cult leader. Last night at the magical forest that is the Prospect Park Bandshell, …

WTF: Rick Ross Teams Up With Chicken Joint

WTF: Rick Ross Teams Up With Chicken Joint

August 4, 2011, By

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman may be in danger of losing his prestigious titles as Wingstop‘s “#1 Fan” and “National Spokesman” because Rick Ross …

Death Cab For Cutie @ Williamsburg Waterfront: August 2

Death Cab For Cutie @ Williamsburg Waterfront: August 2

August 4, 2011

Death Cab For Cutie's night at the Williamsburg Waterfront began right as the sun started to fall. The band opened with “I Will Possess Your …

The-Dream Plans To Release A Free LP

The-Dream Plans To Release A Free LP

August 4, 2011, By

R&B extraordinaire The-Dream is set to release a 10-song online album titled The Terius Nash Est. 1977 for free at the end of August. Apparently, …

Acid Baby Jesus On Athens, Greece

Scene Report: Acid Baby Jesus On Athens, Greece

August 4, 2011

In Scene Report, musicians from all over the globe fill us in on what’s going on sonically in their hometowns. This week Acid Baby …

New Old Daft Punk Track To Be Released

New Old Daft Punk Track To Be Released

August 4, 2011, By

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scottish label Soma is releasing a retrospective album, due out September 19. Among the tracklist goodies is an unreleased Daft Punk …

Horrors – Skying

Horrors – Skying

August 4, 2011, By

It’s always been easy to naysay the Horrors. All it took was a quick look: the origins as a flavor-of-the-week London garage band, the …

Brown’s Radio Station Now An Online-Only Broadcast

Brown’s Radio Station Now An Online-Only Broadcast

August 3, 2011, By

Brown University’s student-run radio station has started broadcasting online only. The station, formerly available at 88.1 WELH-FM in Providence, RI, switched to a 24-hour Internet …

Chelsea Hotel Closed For Mysterious Renovations

Chelsea Hotel Closed For Mysterious Renovations

August 3, 2011, By

It looks like the Kills is going to have to find a new spot to crash at after the band’s shows in New York …

Andrea Echeverri Announces Second Album

Andrea Echeverri Announces Second Album

August 3, 2011, By

Colombian singer/songwriter Andrea Echeverri has just announced the release of her second album, appropriately titled Dos. The album is the follow-up to her Grammy- …

Photos: Kids At Risk @ Pianos: August 2, 2011

Photos: Kids At Risk @ Pianos: August 2, 2011

August 3, 2011

Australian band Kids At Risk played Pianos last night. Photos by Adela Loconte. Were you at this show? Win a CMJ badge by posting your …

Kings Of Leon Management Pulls Videos Of Dallas Disaster

Kings Of Leon Management Pulls Videos Of Dallas Disaster

August 3, 2011, By

This weekend, Caleb Followill, lead singer of mega-band Kings Of Leon, suffered a veritable onstage meltdown at Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas, TX. During the …

Big Business – Quadruple Single

Big Business – Quadruple Single

August 3, 2011, By

If Van Halen’s music were blown up with a bazooka, it would sound like Seattle-based metal band Big Business. It seems like only yesterday …

Win A Pair Of Three-Day Passes To Lollapalooza

Win A Pair Of Three-Day Passes To Lollapalooza

August 2, 2011

It’s big, it’s burly, and if it were a dude (or a girl) it would probably have a mustache. The three-day festival that …

Youth Lagoon (Boise, ID)

On The Verge: Youth Lagoon (Boise, ID)

August 2, 2011, By

With only three songs released, Boise-based Youth Lagoon is a young project. But the three songs— “July,” “Cannons” and the pre-album single, “Montana”—…

Lykke Li @ Central Park SummerStage: August 1, 2011

Lykke Li @ Central Park SummerStage: August 1, 2011

August 2, 2011

One of Sweden’s finest, Lykke Li, played Central Park SummerStage last night. Photos by Alix Piorun. Were you at this show? Win a CMJ …