Another week, another onslaught of new tunes. Lots of competition this week, but we loved the new one from ex-Girls leader Christopher Owens, Janelle Monáe’s relentlessly posi Rio 2 song, and the catchy debut single from a mysterious pop singer to watch, Allie X. Get listening, folks.
So as you may have seen, earlier in the week Thurston Moore basically admitted in a recent interview that he’d… Read More
Just as Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel finally hits theaters, there comes the news that the exquisite soundtracks for all of his films will be released as a fancy box set by ABCKO Records later this year. This feels like the perfect moment to revisit Anderson’s soundtracks, helmed by his longtime music supervisor Randall Poster and often highlighting gems from the ’60s and ’70s. … Read More
Red Bull Music Academy has announced its 2014 programming for its 2014 New York festival, with lectures, art installations, DJ… Read More
Crawling out of the same noisy, punk and hardcore indie underground of the early 1980s, Dinosaur Jr. and the Jesus Lizard took somewhat similar paths on the road to becoming two of the most influential bands of their generation. Both had members who served time in under-appreciated bands (J Mascis and Lou Barlow of Dinosaur Jr. were in the hardcore band Deep Wound, while some members of The Jesus Lizard had also been in Scratch Acid). Dinosaur Jr. went from the indie SST to the majors, while Jesus Lizard tried their hand at bigger success after four LPs on Touch and Go. … Read More
With their EP End of Daze, the Dum Dum Girls struck a tone of sunny-sad Los Angeles dissociation; though lead… Read More
Nine epic music videos later, Fall Out Boy are almost done promoting their 2013 comeback album, Save Rock… Read More