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Guano Apes On Berlin, Germany

Scene Report: Guano Apes On Berlin, Germany

June 30, 2011

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

CMJ Checks The Decks At Turntable.fm

CMJ Checks The Decks At Turntable.fm

June 29, 2011, By

While Facebook is in the throws of developing a service that combines social networking with music, the still-beta Turntable.fm is already putting that idea …

Pitchfork’s Odd Future Booking Results In Protests

Pitchfork’s Odd Future Booking Results In Protests

June 29, 2011, By

Pitchfork is receiving some heat for booking controversial hip-hop group Odd Future at its Pitchfork Music Festival. It was announced in May that Odd Future, …

WTF: Gaga Takes Over Tumblr

WTF: Gaga Takes Over Tumblr

June 29, 2011, By

In the latest installment of Lady Gaga taking over internet stuff, the bizarro-queen of pop has decided to grace Tumblr with her presence, giving Perez …

Reptar Releases EP And Tours This Fall

Reptar Releases EP And Tours This Fall

June 29, 2011, By

Although their band is named after the Godzilla-like dinosaur superhero (who apparently partakes in bestiality) from the ’90s childhood cartoon series Rugrats, the members of …

CMJ TV: Taking Back Sunday

CMJ TV: CMJ TV: Taking Back Sunday

June 29, 2011, By

It’s been nearly ten years since Long Island’s Taking Back Sunday released its debut album, Tell All Your Friends. After a number of …

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

June 29, 2011, By

In the age of irony and detached hipster cool, Justin Vernon has somehow managed to reach near-deity status with little more than a handful of …

Myspace For Sale, Layoffs Inevitable

Myspace For Sale, Layoffs Inevitable

June 29, 2011, By

The sale of Myspace is just one more nail in the coffin for the once-reigning social network. Myspace is all set to be sold by …

Wilco Unveils First Single From Upcoming Album

Wilco Unveils First Single From Upcoming Album

June 28, 2011, By

The Chicago-based alternative rock band Wilco has unveiled its first single, “I Might,” off of the upcoming The Whole Love, due out in September on …

WTF: Rapper Scales Light Pole, Reaches New Career Heights

WTF: Rapper Scales Light Pole, Reaches New Career Heights

June 28, 2011, By

Earlier today, a 34-year-old Brooklyn rapper named CI Joe (or Coney Island Joe, according to the New York Post) decided to give his career a …

Kooks @ Bowery Ballroom: June 27, 2011

Kooks @ Bowery Ballroom: June 27, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

There is nothing like a British boy with a guitar, tight jeans and a head of brown curls to make girls and boys lose their …

My Teenage Stride @ Sound Bites Summer Series: June 26, 2011

My Teenage Stride @ Sound Bites Summer Series: June 26, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

Watching My Teenage Stride perform feels eerily like watching your boyfriend’s high school band play a gig with his buddies. The Brooklyn band’s …

Photos: Archers Of Loaf @ MHOW: June 25, 2011

Photos: Archers Of Loaf @ MHOW: June 25, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

Originally disbanding in 1998, Archers Of Loaf became the latest band to ride the wave of ’90s indie rock resurgence as its members took to the …

Documentary Review: ‘Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour’

Documentary Review: ‘Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour’1

June 28, 2011, By

One might wonder why a band such as Le Tigre would release a documentary about its tour days six years after the band’s members …

Sorry Bamba – Sorry Bamba Volume One: 1970-1979

Sorry Bamba – Sorry Bamba Volume One: 1970-1979

June 28, 2011, By

Sorry Bamba has been making West African folk tracks for over 30 years, appealing to anyone who is interested in rich and cultural world music and …

White Denim, Mazes @ Bowery Ballroom: June 25, 2011

White Denim, Mazes @ Bowery Ballroom: June 25, 2011

June 28, 2011, By

The ethos of Austin, TX’s White Denim, if such a thing exists, must have something to do with peace, or a wholesome good time. …