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Black Dice To Release ‘Mr. Impossible’ In April

Black Dice To Release ‘Mr. Impossible’ In April1

January 9, 2012, By

Experimental noise rock band Black Dice will release a new full-length album titled Mr. Impossible on April 10 in the U.S. and on April 9 worldwide. …

White Rabbits Announces Details For Third Album

White Rabbits Announces Details For Third Album

January 9, 2012, By

  War On Drugs and

Wilco, Mavis Staples, Nick Lowe Sing The Band

Wilco, Mavis Staples, Nick Lowe Sing The Band

January 6, 2012, By

  Wilco performed at the Civic Opera House in Chicago back on December 12, with special guests Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe joining the band onstage …

Summer Camp Plays Select U.S. Dates

Summer Camp Plays Select U.S. Dates

January 6, 2012, By

Summer Camp is coming to your city—if your city happens to be New York, D.C. or L.A. The British, ’80s-loving, synth-pop project …

Grimes To Release New Album ‘Visions’ on 4AD

Grimes To Release New Album ‘Visions’ on 4AD

January 5, 2012, By

Grimes, the electro-pop project of Montreal’s Claire Boucher, will release its newest album, Visions, via British label 4AD on February 21. Building on the twitchy …

Esperanza Spalding Returns With ‘Radio Music Society’

Esperanza Spalding Returns With ‘Radio Music Society’

January 5, 2012, By

2010 Best New Artist Grammy winner, bass virtuoso and CMJ fave Esperanza Spalding will release Radio Music Society on March 20 via Heads Up International. Conceived as …

Scuba Announces ‘Personal’ New Album

Scuba Announces ‘Personal’ New Album

January 5, 2012, By

Scuba, the DJ moniker of Hotflush curator and early dubstep innovator Paul Rose, has announced plans to release Personality, an album of 11 new tracks that …

Killswitch Engage Parts Ways With Singer Howard Jones

Killswitch Engage Parts Ways With Singer Howard Jones

January 4, 2012, By

  Massachusetts’ metalcore great Killswitch Engage announced today via its Facebook and official website that it has decided to continue as a band without singer …

Valient Thorr Announces Spring Tour Dates

Valient Thorr Announces Spring Tour Dates

January 4, 2012, By

  It’s going to be a busy spring for Valient Thorr. It was recently confirmed that the band would be included on the bill …

WTF: Oscar De La Renta Designs Beats By Dre For The Wealthy

WTF: Oscar De La Renta Designs Beats By Dre For The Wealthy

January 4, 2012, By

The holiday season is over, but maybe you have a little last-minute shopping to get done for the budding bass-loving fashionista on your list. Or, …

Converge To Start Recording New Album

Converge To Start Recording New Album

January 4, 2012, By

  Only a few days into 2012, but there are already plans for some exciting releases to come. On Monday, via the band’s Facebook, Converge …

Pepper Rabbit Calls It Quits

Pepper Rabbit Calls It Quits

January 3, 2012, By

Pepper Rabbit, the L.A.-based psych-pop duo, announced its break-up this past Friday. In a lengthy and heartfelt note on the band’s Facebook …

Johannesburg’s Spoek Mathambo Releases Album In March

Johannesburg’s Spoek Mathambo Releases Album In March

January 3, 2012, By

  With his 2010 debut, Mshini Wam, South African rapper Spoek Mathambo (who, when kicking it at home in Jo’Burg, goes by Nthato Mokgata) recast …

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Reports The Weather. No, Really.

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Reports The Weather. No, Really.

December 15, 2011, By

  There’s a little video of a weather forecast on Chicago’s WGNTV website, and we’re scoping out this low-pressure system when suddenly, …

Registration And Artist Submissions Now Open For CMJ 2012

Registration And Artist Submissions Now Open For CMJ 20121

December 15, 2011

Save the dates: October 16–20, 2012