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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 …

Sleigh Bells Expands North American Tour

Sleigh Bells Expands North American Tour

January 11, 2012, By

  The Reign Of Terror continues! As previously reported, Brooklyn boom-pop duo Sleigh Bells will release its sophomore LP, Reign Of Terror, on February 21 via …

Islands To Support Dreamy New Album With National Tour

Islands To Support Dreamy New Album With National Tour

January 10, 2012, By

  Belying its motionless name, Islands is prepping to get around this spring. The Canadian indie pop outfit will celebrate the release of its fourth …

Joy Formidable Headlines Tour With A Place To Bury Strangers

Joy Formidable Headlines Tour With A Place To Bury Strangers

January 10, 2012, By

This March the Joy Formidable will get a jump start on the apocalypse by pummeling 14 cities around the U.S. and Canada with joyous noise …

Andrew Bird Releases Cover Art, Tracklist And New Teaser

Andrew Bird Releases Cover Art, Tracklist And New Teaser

January 10, 2012, By

The cover art, tracklist and a video teaser for Andrew Bird’s much-anticipated 12th LP, Break It Yourself, have been released.   Break It Yourself, …