Yuck Shares New Single “Middle Sea”
Yuck has a new album coming out titled Glow & Behold, and we’ve got your chance to listen to the first single, “Middle Seas”. The song features Max Bloom’s beautifully evocative vocals to the fore for a galvanizing alt-rock anthem like only Yuck know how to do. Keep reading to give
THE SPECTACULAR NOW Original Soundtrack Review
I had the chance to review the score for The Spectacular Now which was brilliantly orchestrated by Rob Simonsen. Simonsen perfectly captures the story of high-school romance with his score.
Watch: Dirty Projectors “Swing Lo Magellan”
Check out this cool new video for Dirty Projectors’ new single “Swing Lo Magellan”. Imagine a warm summer day with the sun shining down on you and you have got an idea of what this music video is all about.
Stream California Wives’ Debut Album Art History with Free Downlods
Here is your chance to listen to the debut album from California Wives, which hits shelves on September 4 from Vagrant Records. The album, Art History, has a nice warm and fuzzy sound and the drum and guitars will draw you in for multiple listens. Keep reading for to listen to the album, and download two free tracks from the album.
Download: SCHOOL OF SEVEN BELLS – “The Night” Remix From REWARDS
Download the School of Seven Bells remix of “The Night” from REWARDS, NYC producer and former Chairlift member Aaron Pfenning. This mix is a great take on SVIIB’s “The Night.” Download the original version below for free too: “The Night” is the lead track on SVIIB’s new album Ghostory which just debuted last week. You can buy the album
Bon Iver Performs on SNL and Refuses GRAMMYS
If you missed last night’s Saturday Night Live, you missed a great performance by Bon Iver. The band performed “Holocene” and “Beth/Rest,”off their second album, Bon Iver. Bon Iver’s frontman Justin Vernon made news this week by revealing that they were asked to play the Grammy’s, but refused. Here is what he
Download: Active Child – High Priestess (CFCF Remix)
Listen and download a new remix from Montreal producer CFCF of Active Child’s “High Priestess”. This song is so pleasing to listen to and just close your eyes and be swept away with the melodies. Be sure to listen all the way through because the pan flute solo at the
Watch: Mat Kearney Perform “Ships In The Night” in Times Square NYC
Mat Kearney was in NYC and decided swing by Times Square for an impromptu performance of his next single, “Ships In The Night.” If you want to check out Mat live, he has a bunch of tour dates coming up: Tour Dates: December 2011 Tour Dates/Radio Shows: 12/8 – WaMu
Watch: Polinski’s “Stitches” from his solo debut Labyrinths
65Daysofstatic’s Paul Wolinski released his solo debut Labyrinths under the name Polinski. You can listen to the entire album all week courtesy of Spinner: listen HERE. Watch the video for the lead single “Stitches“ thanks to Consequence of Sound below: Labyrinths mixes sci-fi soundtrack moods with Daft Punk styled beat-laced anthems. It is released worldwide via Monotreme Records. Check
65Daysofstatic’s Paul Wolinski premieres first song from solo debut as Polinski
Paul Wolinski of British electronic-infused post-rock heroes 65Daysofstatic today premieres the first track from his forthcoming solo debut under the nom-de-tune Polinski. The song “Tangents” is hosted by Consequence of Sound and available to stream/download HERE. The Polinski album, titled Labyrinths mixes sci-fi soundtrack moods with Daft Punk styled beat-laced
Lana Del Rey announces tour dates
If you have not heard of Lana Del Rey you will soon. The Brooklyn born singer is an internet sensation who is not only a great singer, but also gorgeous. Below is a list of her upcoming tour dates and the video for her phenomenal song – “Video Games”. Lana Del
ASIWYFA release two tracks from sophomore album Gangs
Belfast, Ireland’s celebrated instrumental band And So I Watch You From Afar are about to get a lot closer up. Sargent House, partnered with Dublin label Richter Collective, announce the forthcoming North American release of the group’s sophomore album, Gangs. A pair of MP3s from the album are available today: opener, “BEAUTIFULUNIVERSEMASTERCHAMPION” is available for download HERE and
Must Watch: History of Lyrics That Aren’t Lyrics
Take a trip down memory lane with this cool video called History of Lyrics That Aren’t Lyrics. These are 26 songs sung over 49 years that were learned in 90 minutes over only 4 takes! Here is a description: 26 songs, over 49 years. Featuring Jane Lui (https://youtube.com/luieland). Michael T.
Eepocampe announces release of new album!
Eepocampe, french alternative / indie / post-rock trio from Arras (north of France) will release its second full-length album on october 5th. Entitled “When things get abstract“, this album contains 8 tracks of intense crescendos scattered by slender harmonies, beautiful vibrations and subtly distilled atmospheres, sealed in a beautiful limited digipak with an elegant artwork. Also digitally available.
Yuna Nominated for MTV Iggy’s Best New Band In The World – Vote Now!
Having spent the spring opening for Raphael Saadiq, the summer in the studio working on her full-length album with long-time inspiration Pharrell Williams, and this past week opening for Ray LaMontagne to a rapt audience at Central Park Summerstage, Yuna defies genres with a voice IFC describes as, “a smile,
Album Review: The Rip Tide – Beirut
Like a small but strong and sturdy wooden boat, The Rip Tide is a vessel of fine craftmanship built with care and consideration. However the waters it traverses are consistently mellow and mild, Beiruts tried and tested Balkan Folk sounds do travel across specific highs and lows, but neither end