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Stuyvesant Returns With ‘Fret Sounds’

Stuyvesant Returns With ‘Fret Sounds’

April 14, 2011, By

New Jersey’s pop-punk four-piece Stuyvesant is releasing its second full-length album, Fret Sounds (Dromedary), on June 14, three years after the group’s LP debut. …

Shilpa Ray, AMT @ Knitting Factory: April 13, 2011

Shilpa Ray, AMT @ Knitting Factory: April 13, 2011

April 14, 2011, By

Putting Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers and Acid Mothers Temple on tour together works strangely well. The hip accessibility of Shilpa Ray mixed with …

Gardens And Villa Announces Debut

Gardens And Villa Announces Debut

April 14, 2011, By

California’s Gardens And Villa has signed to Secretly Canadian to release its self-titled debut full-length. The five-piece released a limited edition seven-inch in 2010 that …

Algodón Egipcio On Caracas, Venezuela

Scene Report: Algodón Egipcio On Caracas, Venezuela

April 14, 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. …

Vivian Girls – Share The Joy

Vivian Girls – Share The Joy

April 14, 2011, By

The third full-length release of Brooklyn’s Vivian Girls sweeps in on its usual wave of surf-inspired tunes, trading in its lo-fi mentality for hi-fi …

Nardwuar TEDxVancouver Talk, Do It Yourself

Nardwuar TEDxVancouver Talk, Do It Yourself

April 14, 2011, By

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkSUazeI2nM&feature=player_embedded He might not be the only Canadian music journalist you know, but he’s …

All Systems Go! Team

All Systems Go! Team

April 13, 2011, By

Frankie Rose finishes another song at Bowery Ballroom with her newest backing lineup and places her hand on the mic before speaking to the audience. “…

CSS Signs New Deal, Announces New Album, Tour

April 13, 2011, By

Cansei De Ser Sexy, more popularly known as CSS, is making some serious moves. After a successful two-album run on Sub Pop, the band is …

Glasvegas Tours North America With ‘Euphoric’

Glasvegas Tours North America With ‘Euphoric’

April 13, 2011, By

Quite popular Glasgow widescreen rock outfit Glasvegas is going on a 10-date North American tour in support of its sophomore LP, EUPHORIC///HEARTBREAK\\\. The quartet …

Amon Tobin’s Beyond 3D Audio/Visual Tour

Amon Tobin’s Beyond 3D Audio/Visual Tour

April 13, 2011, By

With the May 24 release of Amon Tobin’s seventh album, ISAM, nearing, the electronic music artist is preparing a unique and unusual live show. ISAM …

32nd Detroit Jazz Festival, Bringing The World To Detroit

32nd Detroit Jazz Festival, Bringing The World To Detroit

April 13, 2011, By

This Labor Day Weekend some of the best jazz musicians from around the globe are heading to Michigan for the four-day 32nd Detroit Jazz Festival. …

On The Verge: Young Athletes League, Exclusive Download

On The Verge: Young Athletes League, Exclusive Download

April 13, 2011, By

Hailing from the rural countryside of Oxfordshire is a force of two young English lads equipped with a computer, synthesizers, a guitar and their own …

Wild Beasts Stampedes Toward East Coast

Wild Beasts Stampedes Toward East Coast

April 13, 2011, By

The billowy, falsetto-laden Wild Beasts will take a quick East Coast tour in July in support of its soon-to-be-released Smother (Domino), the follow-up album to 2009′…

Atmosphere – The Family Sign

Atmosphere – The Family Sign1

April 13, 2011, By

Three years ago, Atmosphere released When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, a pseudo-concept album that got into the heads and told …

Obscura Tours North America And Europe

Obscura Tours North America And Europe

April 12, 2011, By

Munich’s metal powerhouse, Obscura, will be thrashing and grunting its way across both Europe and North America this spring. Both legs of the tour …

Toro Y Moi, Braids @ Bowery Ballroom: April 11, 2011

Toro Y Moi, Braids @ Bowery Ballroom: April 11, 2011

April 12, 2011, By

Chaz Bundick is a quiet dude on stage. As the main force behind Toro Y Moi, he embodies his music’s downbeat tendencies. At last …