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Blondie Announces North American Tour

Blondie Announces North American Tour

July 5, 2011, By

Blondie will set out on tour this fall in support of its upcoming album release, Panic Of Girls, out September 13 via the band’s own …

Black Francis Announces Acoustic Tour

Black Francis Announces Acoustic Tour

July 5, 2011, By

Black Francis, best known as the frontman of seminal alternative rock band Pixies, is about to launch an acoustic tour. The singer-songwriter and guitarist will …

A Hawk And A Hacksaw Tour The U.S. This Summer

A Hawk And A Hacksaw Tour The U.S. This Summer

July 5, 2011, By

New Mexico’s most Balkan folk band A Hawk And A Hacksaw will kick off a U.S. tour July 21 in is home state before …

Penguin Prison Signs To Downtown

Penguin Prison Signs To Downtown

July 5, 2011, By

The frequently-fauxhawked, disco pop DJ Penguin Prison will release his upcoming self-titled debut via Downtown Records …

Matt And Kim @ Terminal 5: June 29, 2011

Matt And Kim @ Terminal 5: June 29, 2011

July 1, 2011, By

Brooklyn’s own Matt And Kim was elated to be back in the five boroughs. Also, maybe just elated in general. Drummer Kim Schifino’s …

Dum Dum Girls Gets Personal On New Album, Tours This Fall

Dum Dum Girls Gets Personal On New Album, Tours This Fall

June 30, 2011, By

Starting October 1, L.A.’s alt-scene queens the Dum Dum Girls will be taking North America and Europe by the balls to promote the September 27 …

Africa Hitech Releases Video Brimming With Robot Controversy

Africa Hitech Releases Video Brimming With Robot Controversy

June 30, 2011, By

Almost two months after dropping their debut album, 93 Million Miles, as the duo Africa Hitech, producers Mark Pritchard and Steve Spacek have released a video …

Update: NYPD Clashes At Smif-N-Wessun/Pete Rock Show

Update: NYPD Clashes At Smif-N-Wessun/Pete Rock Show

June 30, 2011, By

UPDATE: Kenneth Montgomery, the group’s attorney, has released the following statement regarding Tuesday night’s event. On Tuesday, June 28th, Pete Rock, Tek & Steele (…

Press And Volunteer Applications Now Open For CMJ 2011

Press And Volunteer Applications Now Open For CMJ 2011

June 30, 2011, By

Hey y’all writers, bloggers and photographers. Summer is in full swing, but autumn is coming quickly and bringing CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival along. …

Beirut Announces First Tour And Album In Four Years

Beirut Announces First Tour And Album In Four Years

June 30, 2011, By

Beirut, Zach Condon’s solo project-turned band, is returning to the stage for a string of dates after a four-year touring hiatus. The six-piece band …

Wu-Tang Becomes Wugazi

Wu-Tang Becomes Wugazi

June 30, 2011, By

It seems like you can mash Wu-Tang with anything. Last year, it was the Beatles. This year—Fugazi? Yes, Doomtree is releasing a Wu-Tang and …

Zola Jesus Announces New Album, Shares Track

Zola Jesus Announces New Album, Shares Track

June 30, 2011, By

Nika Roza Danilova, better known as on-the-verge synth-pop artist Zola Jesus, has announced her second full-length album, Conatus, which comes out October 4 on Sacred Bones. …

CMJ Checks The Decks At Turntable.fm

CMJ Checks The Decks At Turntable.fm

June 29, 2011, By

While Facebook is in the throws of developing a service that combines social networking with music, the still-beta Turntable.fm is already putting that idea …

Pitchfork’s Odd Future Booking Results In Protests

Pitchfork’s Odd Future Booking Results In Protests

June 29, 2011, By

Pitchfork is receiving some heat for booking controversial hip-hop group Odd Future at its Pitchfork Music Festival. It was announced in May that Odd Future, …

WTF: Gaga Takes Over Tumblr

WTF: Gaga Takes Over Tumblr

June 29, 2011, By

In the latest installment of Lady Gaga taking over internet stuff, the bizarro-queen of pop has decided to grace Tumblr with her presence, giving Perez …