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Tahiti 80 Makes New Music Video Look “Easy”

Tahiti 80 Makes New Music Video Look “Easy”

April 27, 2011, By

Following the February release of its last full-length album, The Past, The Present And The Possible, the French indie-pop band Tahiti 80 has just dropped a …

Mad Decent About To Chuck Moombahton Into Hopeful Popularity

Mad Decent About To Chuck Moombahton Into Hopeful Popularity

April 27, 2011, By

Mad Decent, the label run by producer Diplo, is releasing a compilation of songs in an emerging genre of hip-hop called Moombahton (pronounce it like “…

Exclusive: Alexander Turnquist Sees “Spherical Aberrations”

Exclusive: Alexander Turnquist Sees “Spherical Aberrations”

April 27, 2011, By

With the May 17 release of Hallway Of Mirrors nearing, New York-based guitarist/composer Alexander Turnquist has unveiled the track “Spherical Aberrations” off of the upcoming …

Beastie Boys Streams Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2

Beastie Boys Streams Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2

April 26, 2011, By

A few days ago, the clean version of Beastie Boys upcoming album, Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 was leaked to the internet. Good thing the three …

Underoath Announces Illuminato(u)r

Underoath Announces Illuminato(u)r

April 26, 2011, By

Announced yesterday on the band’s official site, Underoath will be hitting the road this summer for the aptly named North American trek, Illuminato(u)…

Chuck D Urges WRVU Supporters To Fight The Power

Chuck D Urges WRVU Supporters To Fight The Power

April 26, 2011, By

As the official college radio station of Vanderbilt University, WRVU has been broadcasting from Nashville since the ’50s and on 91.1 FM since 1971. But if Vanderbilt’…

RIP Poly Styrene Of The X-Ray Spex

RIP Poly Styrene Of The X-Ray Spex

April 26, 2011, By

Lead singer of 70s punk act X-Ray Spex, Poly Styrene, passed away in her sleep last night after a battle with breast cancer. She was 53. …

On The Verge: DELS, Exclusive Download

On The Verge: DELS, Exclusive Download

April 26, 2011, By

Kieren Dickins, aka DELS, is a UK rapper whose talent is far surpassing his hype. Hailing from Ipswich, a small town in Suffolk, England, the …

Wanda Jackson To Party With Adele

Wanda Jackson To Party With Adele

April 26, 2011, By

Music’s first lady of rockabilly, Wanda Jackson, will tour North America in support of her recent release The Party Ain’t Over (Third Man/…

Gang Gang Dance Makes Tour ‘Contact’

Gang Gang Dance Makes Tour ‘Contact’

April 25, 2011, By

Experimental dance group Gang Gang Dance will tour the U.S. and Canada in anticipation of its next album, Eye Contact, out May 10 on 4AD. …

Against Me! Announces Huge! American Tour!

Against Me! Announces Huge! American Tour!

April 25, 2011, By

Popular Florida punk band Against Me! is embarking on a massive 50-date American summer tour. The band kicks off its busy season with appearances at …

Gilles Peterson Gets ‘Electr*c’ Again On New Compilation

Gilles Peterson Gets ‘Electr*c’ Again On New Compilation

April 25, 2011, By

Following up his Brownswood label’s 2010 compilation album, Brownswood Electr*c, Gilles Peterson continues to showcase the talent of the label’s electronic producers on …

Q&A: TuneCore’s Jeff Price

Q&A: TuneCore’s Jeff Price

April 25, 2011, By

A Christian hip-hop act, a moderately offensive comedian and a pair of androgynous goth kids singing about sexting—these are some of the artists who …

Fiery Furnaces Blazes Across United States This May

Fiery Furnaces Blazes Across United States This May

April 22, 2011, By

The Fiery Furnaces, aka the sibling duo of guitarist Matthew and singer Eleanor Friedberger, play jumpy garage pop on record, but the band is known …

Gayngs Ganging Up On West Coast For New Tour

Gayngs Ganging Up On West Coast For New Tour

April 22, 2011, By

“The mother of all indie supergroups,” Gayngs, will take to the West Coast this summer for a short tour. The band is composed of more …