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Implosion! New Zs Album

Implosion! New Zs Album

January 10, 2011, By

Get ready to scroll to the bottom of that alphabetized iTunes library because Brooklyn noisenik Zs is set to release New Slaves Part II: Essence …

BandCalledCatch @ The Studio: January 7, 2011

BandCalledCatch @ The Studio: January 7, 2011

January 10, 2011, By

There’s something endearing about a band sincerely having fun playing a show. On Friday night at the cozy Webster Hall Studio, Chicago-based outfit BandCalledCatch …

Shilpa Ray And – Teenage and Torture

Shilpa Ray And – Teenage and Torture

January 10, 2011, By

Nothing about Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers’ Teenage And Torture is half-assed. Every detail of Ray’s second full-length alongside Her Happy Hookers is …

Young Liars

Sonicbids Spotlight: Young Liars

January 7, 2011, By

Pushing ‘play’ on a Young Liars track is equivalent to opening the door to a dance party where no one chooses to stay on the …

Freelance Whales Releases Video For “Enzymes”

Freelance Whales Releases Video For “Enzymes”

January 7, 2011, By

By its own words, New York’s Freelance Whales gets “fancy” with its latest video. Unlike the band’s previous inclination towards guerilla aesthetics that …

Sara Lindsay Wins Superstars Songwriting Comp

Sara Lindsay Wins Superstars Songwriting Comp

January 7, 2011, By

Lakewood, CA singer-songwriter Sara Lindsay has been named the winner of the Superstars Songwriting Competition sponsored by Cakewalk, Intel and OurStage.com, with her song “…

Ducktails – Ducktails III: Arcade Dynamics

Ducktails – Ducktails III: Arcade Dynamics

January 7, 2011, By

Matthew Mondanile didn’t grow up near the beach, nor, despite the blogosphere’s inclination to toss his music into the grating chillwave category, is …

Bomba Estereo To Drop Ponte Bomb EP

Bomba Estereo To Drop Ponte Bomb EP

January 7, 2011, By

Colombia’s electro-cumbia outfit Bomba Estereo will release Ponte Bomb on January 18 via Nacional. The EP features remixes of the singles “La Boquilla” and “Fuego,” …

Destroyer Tours, “Kaputt” Video

Destroyer Tours, “Kaputt” Video

January 6, 2011, By

As the winter comes to a close, Destroyer, the brainchild of Vancouver’s prolific singer-songwriter and part-time New Pornographer Dan Bejar, will take to the …

A Stone Rollin’: Raphael Saadiq Announces Album

A Stone Rollin’: Raphael Saadiq Announces Album

January 6, 2011, By

Following up his Grammy nominated 2008 solo album, The Way I See It, Raphael Saadiq will release his fifth studio album on March 22. Stone Rollin’ (Columbia) …

Radio Profile: The Intercontinental (WMBR)

Radio Profile: The Intercontinental (WMBR)

January 6, 2011, By

Tired of listening to what he viewed as the standard world music format show, host Jesse Kaminsky began the Intercontinental in 2006 as “a way to …

Tera Melos Tours With Marnie Stern

Tera Melos Tours With Marnie Stern

January 6, 2011, By

Experimental indie rock group Tera Melos will tour North America starting in February with co-headlining guitarist Marnie Stern, ending in their hometown of Sacramento, CA. …

Clutch To Tour With Motorhead

Clutch To Tour With Motorhead

January 6, 2011, By

Hard rocking funk-metal veterans Clutch have confirmed that it will be joining Motorhead on its North American tour with special guest Valient Thor, beginning at …

Minks – By The Hedge

Minks – By The Hedge

January 6, 2011, By

Somewhere amongst the whirlwind of flashy, dance-heavy, electro-inspired music that has been pouring out of Brooklyn of late, there manages to be a scene of …

Q&A: Star Fucking Hipsters

Q&A: Star Fucking Hipsters

January 5, 2011, By

Star Fucking Hipsters is a ska infused metal/punk Frankenstein’s monster of sorts—and a star fucking supergroup of sorts, featuring members of outfits …

Smith Westerns – Dye It Blonde

Smith Westerns – Dye It Blonde

January 5, 2011, By

It’s been a rocket fueled trip for Smith Westerns since the founding members, comprising a pair of brothers and their friend, all under the …