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Rock The Bells Artists To Take Full-Album Sets On Tour

Rock The Bells Artists To Take Full-Album Sets On Tour

July 20, 2011, By

Earlier this summer, Rock The Bells festival announced that it would continue its wildly popular feature of having artists perform their classic albums in their …

Neon Indian Announces Second Album And Tour

Neon Indian Announces Second Album And Tour

July 20, 2011, By

Neon Indian, Alan Palomo’s chillwave alter ego, is set to release its second album, Era Extraña, September 13 via Static Tongues, Palomo’s own …

New Jens Lekman EP And Tour Dates

New Jens Lekman EP And Tour Dates

July 20, 2011, By

Swedish indie-pop musician Jens Lekman is set to release his An Argument With Myself EP on Secretly Canadian September 20. The album follows 2007′s acclaimed Night …

M83 Visits “Midnight City” On Upcoming Album

M83 Visits “Midnight City” On Upcoming Album

July 19, 2011, By

French electro dream-pop musician Anthony Gonzalez, better known as M83, is preparing to release his upcoming double album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, on October 18, …

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 …