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Cuckoo Chaos – Woman (Lefse)

Cuckoo Chaos – Woman (Lefse)

August 10, 2011, By

“But the mind can’t comprehend what the heart understands/So smile, and just pretend/Just like when you were a boy,” sings San Diego …

Sony Distribution Center Torched In London Riots

Sony Distribution Center Torched In London Riots

August 9, 2011, By

A Sony distribution center burned down last night in London during the third day of anti-police riots in the U.K. According to the BBC, …

Austra To Tour U.S. This Fall

Austra To Tour U.S. This Fall

August 9, 2011, By

On the heels of a summer tour supporting Cold Cave, electronica trio Austra will embark on a U.S. tour this fall. Additionally, Austra has …

STRFKR Releases New Lil’ Wayne Mashup

STRFKR Releases New Lil’ Wayne Mashup

August 9, 2011, By

In the latest installment of STRFKR’s hip-hop mashup series, the Portland trio has taken on Lil Wayne‘s “Lollipop.” STRFKR frontman Josh Hodges’ rendition …

Justice Returns With Sophomore LP

Justice Returns With Sophomore LP

August 9, 2011, By

Justice has been lurking below the radar since its Grammy-nominated 2007 debut, Cross, but now the French electronic duo has announced the upcoming release of Audio, …

Kooks Returns To The States

Kooks Returns To The States

August 9, 2011, By

English indie band the Kooks is coming to North America this fall for the first time in three years. The band will release its third …

Goner Fest 8 Releases Official Schedule

Goner Fest 8 Releases Official Schedule

August 9, 2011, By

The lineup has been announced for the eighth annual Goner Fest, taking place September 22-25 in Memphis, TN. Tickets are now on sale via the …

Photos: Crystal Antlers @ Glasslands: August 6, 2011

Photos: Crystal Antlers @ Glasslands: August 6, 2011

August 9, 2011, By

Crystal Antlers played Brooklyn’s Glasslands over the weekend, with support from Balkans, Gary War and Team Robespierre. Photos by Annie Lesser. Were you at …

Lollapalooza @ Grant Park: August 5-7, 2011

Lollapalooza @ Grant Park: August 5-7, 2011

August 9, 2011

by Kelsea Stahler Grant Park was once the site for President Obama’s acceptance speech on election night in 2008, but for three days every August, …

Widowspeak – Widowspeak

Widowspeak – Widowspeak

August 9, 2011, By

Widowspeak’s self-titled debut is a record that will pass right under your nose if you’re not careful. The female-fronted Brooklyn trio’s sound—…

Portugal. The Man’s Van/Trailer Stolen At Lollapalooza

Portugal. The Man’s Van/Trailer Stolen At Lollapalooza

August 8, 2011, By

After playing a rain-soaked set at Lollapalooza last night, psych-rock outfit Portugal. The Man found out that its van and attached trailer of gear were …

Dear Students, CMJ Wants Interns. Sincerely, Current CMJ Intern

Dear Students, CMJ Wants Interns. Sincerely, Current CMJ Intern

August 8, 2011, By

As you might have already seen on our jobs page, CMJ is seeking interns in its New York City office for the fall semester. I’…

Bullion Signs To Young Turks, Announces U.S. Release Of LP

Bullion Signs To Young Turks, Announces U.S. Release Of LP

August 8, 2011, By

Bullion, the digital composer who made a viral splash with his re-imagined version of Pet Sounds, has teamed up with Young Turks to release his …

Photos: Escape 2 NY @ Shinnecock Reservation: August 5-6

Photos: Escape 2 NY @ Shinnecock Reservation: August 5-6

August 8, 2011

Escape 2 NY may have canned its last day, but there was certainly a lot of color in the other two. Photos by Carl Timpone. Day …

Zombies Celebrates 50th Anniversary With North American Tour

Zombies Celebrates 50th Anniversary With North American Tour

August 8, 2011, By

Famed 1960s British rock band the Zombies marks its 50th anniversary with a North American fall tour in support of its latest album, Breathe Out, …

Friendly Fires, Cults, Naked And Famous @ Central Park

Friendly Fires, Cults, Naked And Famous @ Central Park

August 8, 2011

Friendly Fires, Cults, and New Zealand’s the Naked And Famous played Central Park SummerStage over the weekend. Photos by Alix Piorun. Were you at …