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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 …

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 …

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 …

Stephen Colbert Joins Jack White’s Third Man

Stephen Colbert Joins Jack White’s Third Man

June 24, 2011, By

We all know and love Stephen Colbert, first for his undying commitment to truthiness, and second for his role as host of the Colbert Report. …

Sonicbids Spotlight: Indyns

Sonicbids Spotlight: Indyns

June 24, 2011, By

New York-based rock/dance band Indyns is rising into the spotlight with its fast-paced rock ballads, accentuated with synths and impressive vocals by lead guitarist/…

Kreayshawn Ready To Change World With Tour And RHCP Video

Kreayshawn Ready To Change World With Tour And RHCP Video

June 23, 2011, By

For those who have not seen swag coming out of ovaries, it is time to buy tickets for Kreayshawn‘s summer tour. The L.A.…

New Video And Single From The Kills

New Video And Single From The Kills

June 23, 2011, By

U.K. duo the Kills is premiering a new video along with the release of its latest single “Future Starts Slow,” due out on iTunes …

WTF: Stephen Colbert Goes For The Grammy

WTF: Stephen Colbert Goes For The Grammy

June 23, 2011, By

During the second installment of Stephen Colbert’s three-part segment “2011: A Rock Odyssey,” record executive and, in Colbert’s words, “true genius, icon of a …

Buju Banton Sentenced To Jail

Buju Banton Sentenced To Jail

June 23, 2011, By

The Grammy-winning reggae musician Buju Banton was sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years probation for his involvement in a cocaine deal. He was …

Video Premiere: J.Rocc’s “Play This (Also)”

Video Premiere: J.Rocc’s “Play This (Also)”

June 23, 2011, By

More than two months after the release of well-loved hip-hop DJ J.Rocc‘s Some Cold Rock Stuf, L.A.-based label Stones Throw is …

Liturgy Spreads The Gospel On U.S. Tour

Liturgy Spreads The Gospel On U.S. Tour

June 22, 2011, By

Brooklyn-based crossover black metal quartet Liturgy has announced that it will hit the road in July for a month’s worth of shows across the …

WTF: Play Trivia, Ride In Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Lambo

WTF: Play Trivia, Ride In Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Lambo

June 22, 2011, By

Want a chance to kick R. Kelly in the nuts or smoke a blunt with Snoop Dogg? You do not have that chance, but thanks …

Video Premiere: John Digweed Enters The ‘Eye Of The Storm’

Video Premiere: John Digweed Enters The ‘Eye Of The Storm’

June 22, 2011, By

DJ John Digweed has invested several months of hard work into his most recent album, Structures Two, released June 20 on Digweed’s Bedrock label. The …

Cymbals Eat Guitars Takes ‘Alien’ On Tour

Cymbals Eat Guitars Takes ‘Alien’ On Tour

June 22, 2011, By

Cymbals Eat Guitars, the indie-rock band from Staten Island, NY, is getting ready to release its new album, Lenses Alien, on September 13 on Barsuk. The …