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Photos: Florence And The Machine @ Central Park SummerStage

Photos: Florence And The Machine @ Central Park SummerStage

June 28, 2011

Florence And The Machine played a sold-out show at Central Park Summerstage last Friday. Photos by Kate Meyer. Were you at this show? Win a …

Explosions In The Sky Releases First-Ever Music Video

Explosions In The Sky Releases First-Ever Music Video

June 28, 2011, By

It’s been 12 years since Explosions In The Sky hit the scene with its all-instrumental post-rock, and for the first time ever the band is …

Novalima Tours America In Anticipation Of Third Album

Novalima Tours America In Anticipation Of Third Album

June 27, 2011, By

Novalima is bringing its variation on Afro-Peruvian roots music up north. The band, made up of four musicians who have been friends since attending high …

Fitz And The Tantrums @ SummerStage: June 25, 2011

Fitz And The Tantrums @ SummerStage: June 25, 2011

June 27, 2011, By

I’ve listened to Fitz And The Tantrums‘ blend of soul, jazz, Motown and indie rock on its debut album, Pickin’ Up The Pieces, on …

Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music Makes It Official

Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music Makes It Official

June 27, 2011, By

Kayne West has officially become a label executive after signing a deal with Island Def Jam to house his G.O.O.D (Getting Out …

Maya Azucena @ Highline Ballroom: June 24, 2011

Maya Azucena @ Highline Ballroom: June 24, 2011

June 27, 2011, By

Maya Azucena performed Friday both as a part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival and to mark the release of her new full-length, Cry Love. …

Photos: Thievery Corporation @ Williamsburg Waterfront

Photos: Thievery Corporation @ Williamsburg Waterfront

June 27, 2011

Thievery Corporation welcomed the release of its newest LP, Culture Of Fear, with a show at Williamsburg Waterfront on Friday evening. Photos by Adela Loconte. …

Return Of New York Summer Music Junkie Contest

Return Of New York Summer Music Junkie Contest

June 27, 2011, By

Usually, going to a concert is a reward unto itself. The atmosphere, the camaraderie, the energy, not to mention the live music—music lovers thrive …

Givers Releases Video For “Up Up Up”

Givers Releases Video For “Up Up Up”

June 27, 2011, By

Givers—you know, the pep squad that disguises itself as an indie band—has debuted the official video for its “ebullient” single, “Up …

Peachcake – “You Matter”

June 27, 2011


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Flaming Lips @ House Of Blues, NJ: June 23, 2011

Flaming Lips @ House Of Blues, NJ: June 23, 2011

June 27, 2011, By

Most bands end their shows with streamers, balloons falling from the ceiling and crowd surfing. Not the Flaming Lips—the band does all of …

Seun Kuti And Egypt 80 – From Africa With Fury: Rise

Seun Kuti And Egypt 80 – From Africa With Fury: Rise

June 27, 2011, By

Fela Kuti, the pioneer of Afrobeat, left quite a legacy behind when he died of AIDS in 1997. Besides his impressive contributions to music, the Nigerian …

WTF: DJ/Rupture Gives The Best Gifts Ever

WTF: DJ/Rupture Gives The Best Gifts Ever

June 27, 2011, By

Last Friday, Dutty Artz‘s leader, DJ/Rupture, tweeted a picture of a portrait featuring the prolific Meg Ryan. The 5′x5′ custom-made airbrush painting, which …

Dream the Electric Sleep – “The Joneses”

Dream the Electric Sleep – “The Joneses”

June 27, 2011


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Nick Cave And Neko Case Cover The Zombies For “True Blood”

Nick Cave And Neko Case Cover The Zombies For “True Blood”

June 24, 2011, By

Season four of HBO’s Emmy-winning vampire drama series, True Blood, will be invaded by another type of night-dwelling monster: zombies, specifically, of the suavely-coiffered …

Spoek Mathambo Signs To Sub Pop, Plans To Release EP

Spoek Mathambo Signs To Sub Pop, Plans To Release EP

June 24, 2011, By

Sub Pop announced today that surrealist South African rapper/DJ Spoek Mathambo has signed to the label. The 25-year-old, who told us that his music …