The Raveonettes: New Album + Tour

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The Raveonettes Sharin Foo and Sune Rose Wagner are excited to announce the release of their new album “Observator,” out September 11th on Vice Records. Throughout their impressive career the Danish duo has explored sonic territories ranging from lush pop songs to reverb drenched soundscapes and continually celebrated life through songwriting. All of these forms

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Yellow Ostrich Release “The Shakedown” Video

Barsuk Records is excited to release the video for Yellow Ostrich’s “The Shakedown,” off the band’s sophomore full-length, Strange Land. Directed by the band, the clip premiered via NYLON today. Singer/guitarist Alex Schaaf described the making of the video: “We made this video ourselves in Michael’s basement.  With no budget and minimal gear, we explored the

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Artist of the Week: Mayer Hawthorne

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Over the past few years, Mayer Hawthorne has been on the cusp of greatness. The Detroit-born, Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist has put out two critically acclaimed albums and is about to embark on an extensive summer tour that sees him as both a headliner playing mid-sized venues while the other dates will be spent opening for

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Bonnaroo Day Four Wrap Up

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I knew how my last day at Bonnaroo was going to begin with Black Box Revelation and end with The Staves, who we interviewed here last week. However, everything in the middle was fair game. Regardless of where I ended up, I knew I’d find awesome music at any stage. Knowing where I had to be

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The Governors Ball Music Festival

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If you’ve watched any music videos on YouTube in the past month or so, you’ve probably seen an ad for The Governors Ball Music Festival in NYC hovering over the bottom third of the video, promoting Beck, Passion Pit, Kid Cudi, Modest Mouse, and others. This festival is normally held on, surprise, Governors Island, but

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