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Odd Future Announces New Album, Plans Tour

Odd Future Announces New Album, Plans Tour

January 17, 2012, By

Odd Future, the Internet’s favorite controversy-creating hip-hop collective, will release a brand-new group album, OF Tape Vol. 2, on March 20 via the band’s Odd …

Screaming Females Gets ‘Ugly’ On New Album

Screaming Females Gets ‘Ugly’ On New Album

January 17, 2012, By

New Brunswick, NJ, basement punk band Screaming Females announced the release of its fifth LP, Ugly, which will be ravishing your ears as early as …

Esperanza Spalding To Tour North America And Europe

Esperanza Spalding To Tour North America And Europe

January 17, 2012, By

  Esperanza Spalding—the Portland, OR, jazz bassist with singing chops as robust as her hair—will support her new album, Radio Music Society (out …

New Lower Dens Album Coming This May

New Lower Dens Album Coming This May

January 17, 2012, By

Laid-back Baltimore rock band Lower Dens has announced that its second album for Ribbon, titled Nootropics (pronounced no-eh-tro-pics), will be released on May 1 in the …

New Sleigh Bells Track “Comeback Kid”

New Sleigh Bells Track “Comeback Kid”

January 16, 2012, By

Sleigh Bells fans have something to hold them off until the February 21 release of the band’s Reign Of Terror LP: the new track “Comeback …

A$AP Rocky Revamps “Celebration”

A$AP Rocky Revamps “Celebration”

January 16, 2012, By

After recently signing a deal with Sony/RCA, rapper A$AP Rocky has released a new rendition of a track called “Celebration.” The Harlem native, …

The Summer Sounds Of Air Review

The Summer Sounds Of Air Review2

January 16, 2012, By

  “America’s Son,” one of the latest tracks from Dallas indie folk-pop quintet Air Review, begins with a tinkling, high-pitched beat that is gradually …

Blitzen Trapper Announces March Tour, Premieres Video

Blitzen Trapper Announces March Tour, Premieres Video

January 13, 2012, By

  After a brief holiday hiatus from touring, Blitzen Trapper is returning to the U.S. roads with a new run of tour dates and …

CMJ Exclusive: Mike Acerbo Premieres “Trilby”

CMJ Exclusive: Mike Acerbo Premieres “Trilby”

January 13, 2012, By

Acerbo dips back into his restaurant years for a song of waitresses and betrayal

Dustin Wong Will Make Music Out Of Your Dreams

Dustin Wong Will Make Music Out Of Your Dreams

January 12, 2012, By

Dustin Wong‘s stretch as the guitarist for the now-retired art rock band Ponytail may have ended, but he’s got some things in the …

Macrock XV: DIY In VA

Macrock XV: DIY In VA

January 12, 2012, By

The annual Macrock music conference is returning to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley this spring on April 6 and 7. For those unfamiliar, Macrock is an annual music …

Grandpa Ashcraft Deems New Delta Spirit “Pretty Good”

Grandpa Ashcraft Deems New Delta Spirit “Pretty Good”

January 12, 2012, By

  It’s no secret that Delta Spirit’s catchy hooks have mass appeal. Therefore, it shouldn’t be surprising that Grandpa Ashcraft digs the …

Tim Harrington Wants To Give You His Art

Tim Harrington Wants To Give You His Art

January 12, 2012, By

  Anyone who’s followed Tim Harrington, lead singer of indie rock band Les Savy Fav, on Twitter over the past two weeks has noticed …

CMJ Exclusive: TS And The Past Haunts Premieres “East Jesus”

CMJ Exclusive: TS And The Past Haunts Premieres “East Jesus”1

January 11, 2012, By

TS And The Past Haunts has shared a track from its debut album exclusively with CMJ. “East Jesus” is the opening track to the band’…

Caveman Signs To Fat Possum, Plays North America

Caveman Signs To Fat Possum, Plays North America

January 11, 2012, By

The New York indie-rock yelpers of Caveman were the toast of CMJ 2011, playing countless shows at venues across the city and eventually being dubbed “the …