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Jimmy Edgar Signs To Hotflush, Announces New Single

Jimmy Edgar Signs To Hotflush, Announces New Single

February 8, 2012, By

  Detroit-based Jimmy Edgar, purveyor of sexed-up electro-funk, has just signed with the forward-thinkers of Hotflush in preparation for his first release in almost two …

Metallica Launches Its Own Festival

Metallica Launches Its Own Festival

February 8, 2012, By

Let’s face it: There aren’t a whole lot of festivals that combine metal and indie-rock bands on the same bill. If you happen …

New Band Of Skulls Video And Tour Dates

New Band Of Skulls Video And Tour Dates

February 7, 2012, By

U.K. rock trio Band Of Skulls released a new video for its song “Sweet Sour” today. The song is the title track from the …

Seun Kuti And Egypt 80 On Tour

Seun Kuti And Egypt 80 On Tour

February 7, 2012, By

Grab your tambourine and dancing shoes: Nigerian Afrobeat orchestra Seun Kuti And Egypt 80 is coming to a venue near you to continue promoting its 2011 release, …

Ladyhawke Becomes Laura Mars In “Black White And Blue” Video

Ladyhawke Becomes Laura Mars In “Black White And Blue” Video

February 7, 2012, By

  Ladyhawke pays tribute to the 1970s movie Eyes Of Laura Mars in the new music video for “Black White And Blue,” the first single …

Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show Recap

Super Bowl XLVI Half Time Show Recap2

February 6, 2012, By

UPDATE: According to TMZ, M.I.A. will be held financially responsible for her middle-finger shenanigans during the Super Bowl if the FCC decides to …

Gordon Voidwell Releases ‘MalcolmXXXMclaren’ Mixtape

Gordon Voidwell Releases ‘MalcolmXXXMclaren’ Mixtape

February 3, 2012, By

The Bronx’s Gordon Voidwell has just dropped his latest mixtape in time for Black History Month. Following his 2009 mixtape, Voided Checks, Voidwell is back …

M.I.A. Living Fast In “Bad Girls” Video

M.I.A. Living Fast In “Bad Girls” Video

February 3, 2012, By

  M.I.A. gives us her version of The Fast And The Furious in the new video for the single “Bad Girls.” Filmed in …

Quintron And Miss Pussycat Tours, Shares Puppets

Quintron And Miss Pussycat Tours, Shares Puppets

February 2, 2012, By

The Swamp-tech musicians of Quintron And Miss Pussycat have a lot planned for their fans over the next couple of months. For starters, Quintron’s …

Unicycle Loves You Readies New Album And Tour

Unicycle Loves You Readies New Album And Tour

February 1, 2012, By

After ditching the studio polish for a more homemade, representative sound in 2010, noise-pop band Unicycle Loves You continues the DIY streak on its third album, …

‘Soul Train’ Creator And Host Don Cornelius Dead At 75

‘Soul Train’ Creator And Host Don Cornelius Dead At 75

February 1, 2012, By

  UPDATE: Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, producers of “The Sound Of Philadelphia” Soul Train theme song, issued the following statement on the passing of …

Superhumanoids Adds Tour Dates With Active Child

Superhumanoids Adds Tour Dates With Active Child

February 1, 2012, By

  The L.A. new-new-wavers of Superhumanoids announced today an extension of their North American tour, adding dates with spooky electronic acts Active Child and …

Animal Kingdom Releases First Single Off Upcoming Album

Animal Kingdom Releases First Single Off Upcoming Album1

January 31, 2012, By

Atmospheric indie band Animal Kingdom has released “Strange Attractor,” the first single off of its upcoming sophomore LP for Mom + Pop imprint Boombox. As of …

Spiritualized Gears Up For North American Tour

Spiritualized Gears Up For North American Tour

January 31, 2012, By

  In anticipation of the upcoming, pushed-back release of English space-rock outfit Spiritualized‘s seventh studio album, Sweet Heart Sweet Light, on new label Fat …

Shabazz Palaces Reveals Tour Plans, New Video

Shabazz Palaces Reveals Tour Plans, New Video

January 31, 2012, By

  Following the release of the critically acclaimed and end-of-the-year-chart-topping Black Up, the minimal yet heady Shabazz Palaces has announced an international tour. The tour …