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Capitol Hill Block Party - Sunday

Capitol Hill Block Party - Sunday

28 July 2014

Seattle – It’s been a long, hot weekend, but Capitol Hill Block Party goers were eager for more music starting under the sun, and...

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly and Daniel Armbruster

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly...

27 July 2014

Chicago – Ready to update your summer playlist? Start with one of the hottest tracks from Joywave: “Tongues.” This New York indie electronic-pop band...

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And We're Just Changing

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And...

25 July 2014

New York - On Real Friends' new album, their first full length, the intro/opening track “Maybe This Place Is The Same…” sets the tone....

Features

Bleachers' Debut Single "I Wanna Get Better" Hits #1 at Alt Radio + Tour Dates

Bleachers' Debut Single "I Wanna Get Better" Hits #1 at Alt Radio + Tour Dates

27 July 2014

New York -  Bleachers' debut hit single "I Wanna Get Better" hits #1* at Alt radio after only 20 weeks on the chart and is the #3 Greatest Gainer. Since its launch in February "I Wanna Get Better" has sold over 200 thousand singles and streamed over 4 million times;...

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly and Daniel Armbruster

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly and Daniel Armbruster

27 July 2014

Chicago – Ready to update your summer playlist? Start with one of the hottest tracks from Joywave: “Tongues.” This New York indie electronic-pop band melds punk, funk, house, and hip-hop on the irresistible How Do You Feel? EP.  Back in 2011, the band sprung onto the scene...

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And We're Just Changing

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And We're Just Changing

25 July 2014

New York - On Real Friends' new album, their first full length, the intro/opening track “Maybe This Place Is The Same…” sets the tone. Primarily instrumental, with only a line or two of vocals, it introduces the themes of change and interpersonal relationships. The album isn’t simply...

Album Review: When I Was Younger by Colony House

Album Review: When I Was Younger by Colony House

24 July 2014

New York - After Franklin, Tennessee's CALEB reinvented, renamed and re-imagined themselves to create Colony House, band members Caleb Chapman (vocals), Scott Mills (guitar) and Will Franklin Chapman (drums) released their debut, When I Was Younger, off of Descendant Records. A lengthy fourteen tracks long, the album...

Rey Pila Announce Interpol Tour And Austin City Limits Festival

Rey Pila Announce Interpol Tour And Austin City Limits Festival

24 July 2014

Los Angeles - Rey Pila has announced they will be supporting Interpol on their upcoming tour, starting September 15 in Vancouver, BC and have been added to this year's incredible Austin City Limits Festival line up. The Mexico City quartet released a new track, "Blast", earlier this month, in conjunction...

Tame Impala Release "Live Versions", A 9 Track Live EP

Tame Impala Release "Live Versions", A 9 Track Live EP

23 July 2014

Los Angeles - Tame Impala has released Live Versions, an album of songs selected from a 2013 Chicago Tame Impala concert on Interscope Records. Chief songwriter Kevin Parker chose the 9 tracks for the record based on how different the live versions are from the album versions....

Tiny Ruins Announces Fall Tour With Sharon Van Etten – Premieres Video

Tiny Ruins Announces Fall Tour With Sharon Van Etten – Premieres Video

23 July 2014

Los Angeles - New Zealand singer-songwriter Hollie Fullbrook is currently on tour in North America, playing songs from her new album Brightly Painted One, out now on Flying Nun Records. NPR premiered the video which was shot, directed and even edited by Neil Finn while the two were touring together...

No Family Is Safe When I Sashay – Perfume Genius

No Family Is Safe When I Sashay – Perfume Genius

22 July 2014

New York - Perfume Genius is the moniker of Seattle’s own singer-songwriter Mike Hadreas. Since his debut, this soloist’s tracks have crashed through playlists with unforgiving, tidal might. But Hadreas’ power is neither loud nor sonically invasive. Rather, his work carries a message that’s both apt and...

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NO Plays FREE Show at LA’s The Satellite

Published in Previews
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 12:07
When I interviewed Bradley Carter and Sean Stentz of NO back in December, the band was still getting its bearings. The quintet had just released its debut EP, Don’t Worry, You’ll be Here Forever, and had admitted that not many people were familiar with the band—including friends and acquaintances—until right before the album release. The band had...

M83 To Play Two Nights at Club Nokia In Los Angeles

Published in Previews
Monday, 09 January 2012 02:03
Last year was quite good for Anthony Gonzalez. The French musician known as M83 released Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, an absolutely breathtaking album that stole the hearts (and ears) of bloggers and music fans around the globe, deeming it one of the top records of 2011. In addition, the LP’s first single, “Midnight City,” was named one of the top s...
M83 Thursday January 12th and Friday 13th at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, CA - 8pm - $25/$30 - All Ages GROUPLOVE W/ Hospitality, 123 and Kid Color Saturday  January 14th - Lincoln Hall in Chicago, ILL - 9pm - $15 - 18+ THE STEPKIDS w/ Cuckoo Chaos and Lushlife Saturday, January 14th - The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY -  8pm - $10ad...

NYE Preview: Best Coast & Wanda Jackson at Club Nokia

Published in Previews
Monday, 26 December 2011 19:16
New Year’s Eve can be quite an ordeal in a city like Los Angeles. Dance clubs and bars exploit the holiday by charging obscene cover charges and even more obscene drink prices. So where is one to go who doesn’t want to deal with the club scene but still wants a kickass party? How about going to see some badass females melt your brain with good ol...

Artist of the Week: J*Davey

Published in Featured Artist
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 17:33
For several years, J*Davey has been on the precipice of ‘making it.’ There’s been significant buzz built around the Los Angeles-based duo for some time, however, like with many things in this world, things don’t often go according to planned. After spending several years stuck in neutral on Warner Bros. Records, J*Davey recently released their fi...
It’s not surprising if you haven’t heard of NO yet—the majority of the anthematic indie rock band’s friends hadn’t even heard of them until the last few months. That’s not to say the band is brand new; in fact, founders Bradley Carter and Sean Stentz started writing music under the moniker a year and a half ago, but their meticulous nature p...