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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 …

Reptar Releases EP And Tours This Fall

Reptar Releases EP And Tours This Fall

June 29, 2011, By

Although their band is named after the Godzilla-like dinosaur superhero (who apparently partakes in bestiality) from the ’90s childhood cartoon series Rugrats, the members of …

Myspace For Sale, Layoffs Inevitable

Myspace For Sale, Layoffs Inevitable

June 29, 2011, By

The sale of Myspace is just one more nail in the coffin for the once-reigning social network. Myspace is all set to be sold by …

Wilco Unveils First Single From Upcoming Album

Wilco Unveils First Single From Upcoming Album

June 28, 2011, By

The Chicago-based alternative rock band Wilco has unveiled its first single, “I Might,” off of the upcoming The Whole Love, due out in September on …

WTF: Rapper Scales Light Pole, Reaches New Career Heights

WTF: Rapper Scales Light Pole, Reaches New Career Heights

June 28, 2011, By

Earlier today, a 34-year-old Brooklyn rapper named CI Joe (or Coney Island Joe, according to the New York Post) decided to give his career a …

Documentary Review: ‘Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour’

Documentary Review: ‘Who Took The Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour’1

June 28, 2011, By

One might wonder why a band such as Le Tigre would release a documentary about its tour days six years after the band’s members …

Explosions In The Sky Releases First-Ever Music Video

Explosions In The Sky Releases First-Ever Music Video

June 28, 2011, By

It’s been 12 years since Explosions In The Sky hit the scene with its all-instrumental post-rock, and for the first time ever the band is …