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Criminal Records Avoids Closure

Criminal Records Avoids Closure3

November 10, 2011, By

Checking in with Criminal Records owner Eric Levin was a bit like a hospital visit. But, we’re happy to report CR is out of …

Funeral Details Announced For GWAR’s Cory Smoot

Funeral Details Announced For GWAR’s Cory Smoot

November 10, 2011, By

  On the morning of November 3 the members of the heavily costumed heavy metal band GWAR awoke to find guitarist Cory Smoot dead in his …

Daptone Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Fun And Stuff

Daptone Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Fun And Stuff

November 10, 2011, By

The traditional home of funk, soul and Motown has always been Detroit. Yet, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, there’s one hold-out, a genuine soul label: Daptone. …

Video Premiere: Quiet Americans “Be Alone”

Video Premiere: Quiet Americans “Be Alone”1

November 10, 2011, By

Mask owls and an expedition to the North Pole

Hip-Hop Trend: Fat Not Phat, Thin Is In

Hip-Hop Trend: Fat Not Phat, Thin Is In

November 10, 2011, By

The next time you hear a rapper talk about weight on the scale, it may be for a Jenny Craig commercial. Some of rap’s …

CMJ 2011: Keepaway

CMJ TV: CMJ 2011: Keepaway

November 10, 2011, By

Is a Keepaway x Ziggy Marley project potentially in the works?

DRC Music – Kinshasa One Two

DRC Music – Kinshasa One Two

November 10, 2011, By

Former Blur member-turned-master collaborator Damon Albarn led the ‘virtual band’ Gorillaz to the top of the charts with a little help from big name guests …

Debut LP Announced For New BSS/Stills Band, Eight And A Half

Debut LP Announced For New BSS/Stills Band, Eight And A Half

November 9, 2011, By

We’ve just heard that Broken Social Scene‘s drummer, Justin Peroff, along with the Stills‘ members Liam O’Neil and Dave Hamelin are forming …

Watch Sepalcure’s New Video, And Download A Track Too

Watch Sepalcure’s New Video, And Download A Track Too

November 9, 2011, By

  Yesterday, New York-Berlin bass music duo Sepalcure released “Pencil Pimp,” the first single from its upcoming self-titled debut LP. Today, the pair, consisting of …

Sharon Van Etten Reveals ‘Tramp’ Stamp; Tours

Sharon Van Etten Reveals ‘Tramp’ Stamp; Tours

November 9, 2011, By

Brooklyn songstress Sharon Van Etten has announced the release of Tramp, her third LP and first for Jagjaguwar, due out on February 7. The record follows …

Joker: Why So Serious?

Joker: Why So Serious?

November 9, 2011, By

Liam McLean’s straight-faced ‘Vision’

Citigroup To Universal: “Let’s Talk EMI (Again)”

Citigroup To Universal: “Let’s Talk EMI (Again)”

November 9, 2011, By

The LA Times reported yesterday that Vivendi’s Universal Music Group is rejoining talks for the purchase of troubled EMI. This is after Len Blavatnik …

De Staat On Nijmegen, Netherlands

Scene Report: De Staat On Nijmegen, Netherlands4

November 9, 2011

What to see and where to hang in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Trentemoller – Reworked/Remixed

Trentemoller – Reworked/Remixed

November 9, 2011, By

The phrase “last night a DJ saved my life” belies an ethos and expectation in dance music that the genre will provide the soundtrack to …

Tim Heidecker Enters House Of Cain

Tim Heidecker Enters House Of Cain

November 8, 2011, By

After what can only be two straight weeks of eating soup, smoking weed and tweeting about Herman Cain, Tim Heidecker has birthed a meme. Heidecker, …

The Internet Is Coming To A Speaker Near You

The Internet Is Coming To A Speaker Near You

November 8, 2011, By

It’s time to hear about how much Odd Future loves cocaine, again. And again. Aaand…again. This time, we come to you with news …