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Silent Barn Robbed

Silent Barn Robbed

July 19, 2011, By

This past weekend, Queens music venue Silent Barn was robbed and damaged, as more than $15,000′s worth of equipment, personal belongings and venue tools were …

No “Excuse” Not To Bounce In Big Freedia’s New Video

No “Excuse” Not To Bounce In Big Freedia’s New Video

July 19, 2011, By

New Orleans bounce rapper Big Freedia, known to many as the Queen Diva Of Bounce, has just released the ridiculously absurd video to “Excuse.” Born …

Dir En Grey Announces North American Tour

Dir En Grey Announces North American Tour

July 19, 2011, By

Japanese rock band Dir En Grey has just announced an upcoming North American tour with Canadian synth-rock band the Birthday Massacre. Dir En Grey, which …

Primus Plans Fall Tour In Support of ‘Green Naugahyde’

Primus Plans Fall Tour In Support of ‘Green Naugahyde’

July 18, 2011, By

After 11 years, progressive funk-rock band Primus returns with Green Naugahyde, due out September 13. The group will head on tour in the same month in support …

Washed Out Releases New Video

Washed Out Releases New Video

July 18, 2011, By

Chillwave producer Ernest Greene, better known as Washed Out, just released his debut LP, Within And Without, and now he’s following it up with …

Independent Record Labels File Suit Against LimeWire

Independent Record Labels File Suit Against LimeWire

July 18, 2011, By

According to The New York Times, Merlin, a Netherlands-based group that represents more than 12,000 independent labels internationally, filed a federal lawsuit against LimeWire charging that …

WHY? Embarks On Unplugged North American Tour

WHY? Embarks On Unplugged North American Tour

July 18, 2011, By

Indie rock, hip-hop trio WHY? is embarking on yet another North American tour this fall. What sets this tour apart from WHY?’s recent spattering …

WTF: Pharrell Launches New Age Of Feminism With Sugary Booze

WTF: Pharrell Launches New Age Of Feminism With Sugary Booze

July 15, 2011, By

As a young, hard-working single woman in this often cruel and unfair world, I wholeheartedly endorse Pharrell Williams‘ new ultra-premium liqueur, Qream With A Q. …

Swans Not Ready For Swan Song, On Tour

Swans Not Ready For Swan Song, On Tour

July 15, 2011, By

The reunion of art-noise legends Swans has been one of the most successful resurrections of a band in years. Unlike most decade-dormant bands, content to …

Foxy Brown’s Mooning Charge Dropped; Pants Still Up

Foxy Brown’s Mooning Charge Dropped; Pants Still Up

July 15, 2011, By

Rap lady Foxy Brown escaped prosecution for mooning her uptight neighbor Irene Raymond on Tuesday because the plaintiff refused to testify in court. Assistant District …

Pollyn Releases New Video For “How Small We Are”

Pollyn Releases New Video For “How Small We Are”

July 15, 2011, By

Pollyn, the Los Angeles indie rock trio, has released a video for “How Small We Are,” the lead single from its sophomore full-length, Living In …

New Theophilus London Video And Single

New Theophilus London Video And Single

July 14, 2011, By

Theophilus London has announced the release of a new video for “Girls Girls $” and the premiere of “I Stand Alone,” the first single from his …

Peelander-Z Releases Meme-Friendly Karaoke Video

Peelander-Z Releases Meme-Friendly Karaoke Video

July 14, 2011, By

Sometimes, it’s easy to tell why a video goes viral. Maybe it’s out-of-this-world pathetic or a hilarious stroke of genius. Other times, it’…

Rilo Kiley Splits For Good

Rilo Kiley Splits For Good

July 14, 2011, By

Rilo Kiley has broken up—for real. In an interview with Spinner that was posted yesterday, guitarist Blake Sennett said that the Los Angeles-based band …

Say Anything Signs To Equal Vision

Say Anything Signs To Equal Vision

July 14, 2011, By

Max Bemis, the lead singer of Los Angeles’ Say Anything, recently posted a lengthy blog entry to announce that the emo-punk rockers have signed to …