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VP Executive Joel Chin Murdered In Jamaica

VP Executive Joel Chin Murdered In Jamaica

August 18, 2011, By

VP Records posted a somber homage yesterday to Joel Chin, VP’s director of A&R, after he was shot and killed outside of his …

Update: Stage Collapses At Pukkelpop Festival

Update: Stage Collapses At Pukkelpop Festival

August 18, 2011, By

  UPDATE: According to the Associated Press, four deaths have been reported at the festival site thus far. The stage collapsed today at Pukkelpop Festival …

Video Premiere: Grownup Noise “So It Goes”

Video Premiere: Grownup Noise “So It Goes”

August 18, 2011

We premiere a new video from Boston’s the Grownup Noise

Tinariwen Brings Rebellious Rock Back To U.S.

Tinariwen Brings Rebellious Rock Back To U.S.

August 18, 2011, By

  Tinariwen, the band of dislocated Saharan nomads pounding out badass desert blues, is preparing to release its fifth full-length album and continue a nomadic …

Watch Aloe Blacc’s New Video And Peep Tour Dates

Watch Aloe Blacc’s New Video And Peep Tour Dates

August 18, 2011, By

  Aloe Blacc gets breezy on a bicycle in this new video for “Green Lights.” The track comes from last year’s Good Things, which …

Misfits Relapses With New Album And U.S. Tour

Misfits Relapses With New Album And U.S. Tour

August 17, 2011, By

Sigur Rós isn’t the only band making a comeback these days; those fiends in the Misfits have relapsed into songwriting once again, after …

Sigur Rós Announces Double Live Album And Film

Sigur Rós Announces Double Live Album And Film

August 17, 2011, By

  Icelandic super band Sigur Rós may be on an “indefinite break,” but this November, the folky art rockers will release Inni, a double …

Rudresh Mahanthappa Goes Electric

Rudresh Mahanthappa Goes Electric

August 17, 2011, By

  Never at a loss for inspiration, jazz saxophone master Rudresh Mahanthappa has crafted a new ensemble and a new album to explore blending electronic …

Happy Birthday, Resident Advisor! Win Limited Edition Poster

Happy Birthday, Resident Advisor! Win Limited Edition Poster

August 17, 2011, By

It may sound cliche to call something a worldwide authoritative voice over electronic music, but for Resident Advisor, it’s the downright truth. The site …

‘Contra’ Model Drops Her Lawsuit Against Vampire Weekend

‘Contra’ Model Drops Her Lawsuit Against Vampire Weekend

August 16, 2011, By

Indie pop band Vampire Weekend has settled its lawsuit with model Kirsten Kennis, whom you may know as the cover subject of the band’s …

Grieves Is Creepy, But We Will Still Post His Tour Dates

Grieves Is Creepy, But We Will Still Post His Tour Dates

August 16, 2011, By

Although Grieves has a propensity to do things that are possibly inappropriate/borderline creepy, from all accounts he’s a pretty good guy who works …

David Lynch Logs Some ‘Crazy Clown Time’ With Solo LP

David Lynch Logs Some ‘Crazy Clown Time’ With Solo LP

August 16, 2011, By

Experimental filmmaker David Lynch is making his solo debut as a musician later this year. Lynch plans to release his debut LP, titled Crazy Clown …

Wooden Indian Burial Ground Returns With New 10″

Wooden Indian Burial Ground Returns With New 10″

August 16, 2011, By

Portland-based experimental folk band Wooden Indian Burial Ground is back with a new 10″ set to be released August 16 via Mon Amie. It’s been three …

James Pants’ New Video Needs A Drug Reference

James Pants’ New Video Needs A Drug Reference

August 16, 2011, By

  Even though James Pants is a curry king, probably straight-edge kind of guy, with its neon colors and Magic Eye (Who remembers Magic Eye? …

Dr. Dog Launches North American Tour

Dr. Dog Launches North American Tour

August 15, 2011, By

  As long as Philadelphia rock band Dr. Dog is pounding the pavement, good ol’ American rock ‘n’ roll still lives. Starting August 30, the band …