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Pollyn Releases New Video For “How Small We Are”

Pollyn Releases New Video For “How Small We Are”

July 15, 2011, By

Pollyn, the Los Angeles indie rock trio, has released a video for “How Small We Are,” the lead single from its sophomore full-length, Living In …

New Theophilus London Video And Single

New Theophilus London Video And Single

July 14, 2011, By

Theophilus London has announced the release of a new video for “Girls Girls $” and the premiere of “I Stand Alone,” the first single from his …

Peelander-Z Releases Meme-Friendly Karaoke Video

Peelander-Z Releases Meme-Friendly Karaoke Video

July 14, 2011, By

Sometimes, it’s easy to tell why a video goes viral. Maybe it’s out-of-this-world pathetic or a hilarious stroke of genius. Other times, it’…

Photos: Urge Overkill @ Rocks Off Concert Cruse: July 13

Photos: Urge Overkill @ Rocks Off Concert Cruse: July 13

July 14, 2011

Urge Overkill played Rocks Off Concert Cruise last night. Photos by Patrick Eves. Were you at this show? Win a CMJ badge by posting your …

Rilo Kiley Splits For Good

Rilo Kiley Splits For Good

July 14, 2011, By

Rilo Kiley has broken up—for real. In an interview with Spinner that was posted yesterday, guitarist Blake Sennett said that the Los Angeles-based band …

Black Lips Is For The Kids

Black Lips Is For The Kids

July 14, 2011, By

“This sandwich kinda sucks,” says one Black Lips member to another. All four of the guys from the self-described “flower-punk” group are in rare, subdued …

Say Anything Signs To Equal Vision

Say Anything Signs To Equal Vision

July 14, 2011, By

Max Bemis, the lead singer of Los Angeles’ Say Anything, recently posted a lengthy blog entry to announce that the emo-punk rockers have signed to …

Former QOTSA Bassist Arrested

Former QOTSA Bassist Arrested

July 14, 2011, By

February 3, 1959, is known as “The Day The Music Died,” so let’s call July 10, 2011, the start of “The Week The Bassists Went Crazy.” You’ve …

Amon Tobin’s New Show Might Deep-Fry Your Brain

Amon Tobin’s New Show Might Deep-Fry Your Brain

July 14, 2011, By

Your thizzy friend probably already knows about the whacked-out ridiculous show Amon Tobin has designed for his latest album, ISAM. It’s just the kind …

Finally! Spotify Launches In The U.S.

Finally! Spotify Launches In The U.S.

July 14, 2011, By

UPDATE: There sure is a demand for Spotify in the U.S.; all of our invites went in just minutes! Congrats to everyone who grabbed …

Press & Volunteer Applications Open

Press & Volunteer Applications Open

July 14, 2011

Summer is in full swing, but autumn is coming quickly and bringing CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival along. Press requests are now open, so …

Photos: James Blake @ Webster Hall: July 13, 2011

Photos: James Blake @ Webster Hall: July 13, 2011

July 14, 2011

Darling of 2011, James Blake, played Webster Hall last night. Photos by Adela Loconte. Were you at this show? Win a CMJ badge by posting your …

Washed Out – Within And Without

Washed Out – Within And Without

July 13, 2011, By

It’s been two years since bedroom producer Ernest Greene (better known by his stage name, Washed Out) and his loosely associated chillwave comrades inaugurated …

Hot Water Music Releases First Recordings In Seven Years

Hot Water Music Releases First Recordings In Seven Years

July 13, 2011, By

Gainesville, FL, punk band Hot Water Music is releasing its first recordings in seven years this summer. The EP, The Fire, The Steel, The Tread/…

Grimes, Washed Out @ Bowery Ballroom: July 11, 2011

Grimes, Washed Out @ Bowery Ballroom: July 11, 2011

July 13, 2011, By

Washed Out‘s headlining performance on the Bowery stage was immediately preceded by Grimes, a one-woman synth-pop outfit. Claire Boucher, a winsome Canadian blonde with …

Foreign Exchange On North Carolina

Scene Report: Foreign Exchange On North Carolina

July 13, 2011

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