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Q&A: TuneCore’s Jeff Price

Q&A: TuneCore’s Jeff Price

April 25, 2011, By

A Christian hip-hop act, a moderately offensive comedian and a pair of androgynous goth kids singing about sexting—these are some of the artists who …

Fiery Furnaces Blazes Across United States This May

Fiery Furnaces Blazes Across United States This May

April 22, 2011, By

The Fiery Furnaces, aka the sibling duo of guitarist Matthew and singer Eleanor Friedberger, play jumpy garage pop on record, but the band is known …

Gayngs Ganging Up On West Coast For New Tour

Gayngs Ganging Up On West Coast For New Tour

April 22, 2011, By

“The mother of all indie supergroups,” Gayngs, will take to the West Coast this summer for a short tour. The band is composed of more …

Xiu Xiu Moves To Polyvinyl

Xiu Xiu Moves To Polyvinyl

April 22, 2011, By

Ten years into its career, Xiu Xiu undergoes another serious facelift. This time it comes in the form of a lineup switch and label trade. …

John Maus’ New Video Makes You A “Believer”

John Maus’ New Video Makes You A “Believer”

April 22, 2011, By

Experimental musician John Maus has released the official music video for his new song “Believer.” Directed by Jennifer Juniper Stratford, the video was edited entirely …

Elos Arma

Sonicbids Spotlight: Elos Arma

April 22, 2011, By

Sometimes, everything you would ever need to know about a band’s repertoire and personal life is perfectly summed up in a cliche, uninspiring press …

CMJ New Music Report 1196

CMJ New Music Report 1196

April 22, 2011

Strokes ‘Angles’ For Top, TVOTR Lights Up

O’Death – Outside

O’Death – Outside

April 22, 2011, By

Brooklyn’s O’Death managed to gain some attention a few years ago thanks to its chaotic, stomping live shows that mixed the energy of …

The Lonely Island Goes Soft Rock With Michael Bolton

The Lonely Island Goes Soft Rock With Michael Bolton

April 21, 2011, By

The trio of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, otherwise known as the Lonely Island, settles the age-old question of, “How can we be …

Black Rabbits Flips The ‘Hypno Switch’

Black Rabbits Flips The ‘Hypno Switch’

April 21, 2011, By

Four-piece indie rock outfit the Black Rabbits has signed with Rock Ridge to release its debut full-length album, Hypno Switch, on June 21. This album follows …

April 21, 2011

Industry Wrap: April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011, By

Google pulled the Grooveshark music app from the Android Market earlier this month at the request of the RIAA and accusations of copyright infringement. But …

SummerStage Releases 2011 Lineup

SummerStage Releases 2011 Lineup

April 21, 2011, By

The City Parks Foundation has announced the SummerStage lineup for the 2011 season covering all five of the city’s boroughs. More than 300 artists are set …

Remembering TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith

Remembering TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith

April 21, 2011, By

Gerard Smith, the keyboard and bass player for Brooklyn’s TV On The Radio, died yesterday morning at the age of 36 from lung cancer. The …

On The Verge: Dog Bite, Who Gives You A Song

On The Verge: Dog Bite, Who Gives You A Song

April 21, 2011, By

“Interesting? I’m not sure I’m a very interesting person,” Dog Bite, aka Phil Jones, offers modestly via email from his current base of …

Neon Indian Announces New Album, Tour Dates

Neon Indian Announces New Album, Tour Dates

April 21, 2011, By

Electro-pop outfit Neon Indian has released a teaser to its upcoming sophomore full-length album to be released in fall 2011. The new track, “Heart: Attack,” is …

!llmind – Beh!nd The Curta!n

!llmind – Beh!nd The Curta!n

April 21, 2011, By

Being one of the most prolific and in-demand producers currently active in today’s commercial hip-hop landscape (check his credits), it’s surprising that !llmind …