Archive for September 14th, 2009

Kid Cudi, MGMT and Ratatat Team Up

Source: Pitchfork Cleveland space-cadet rapper Kid Cudi knows his indie synthpop darlings. For “Pursuit of Happiness”, the third single from his forthcoming LP Man on the Moon: The End of Day, Cudi has lined up two Brooklyn duos as collaborators. Ratatat produce, giving it a hazy, plinky psych-rap beat. MGMT‘s ghostly harmonies show up on […]

Black Keys Unveil Hip Hop Project

Source: Ultimate Guitar Although they’re known for their alternative sound, The Black Keys are going to dive into another genre. According to, an upcoming album featuring the group and some of the biggest names in hip-hop will be released on November 27th. Recorded under the name Blakroc, the Jim Jones idea will feature artists […]

R.I.P. Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll has passed away at the age of 60. The legendary punk rock and poet leaves behind an impressive catalog of work including “the Basketball Diaries,” and his 1980 album Catholic Boy. Carrol has been compared to H.S.T., William S. Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac as a writer, and may claim Catholic Boy to be […]

Dirty Projectors To Release New EP

Dirty Projectors are set to release a new EP on 28th Sept. This UK only EP features Temecula Sunrise and Cannibal Resource, two tracks taken from their recently released and critically acclaimed album, Bitte Orca. The EP also contains two exclusive, previously unreleased tracks recorded as part of the album sessions – Ascending Melody and […]

Michael Jackson: This Is It TRAILER

In a classic rushed industry, the first of most likely many Michael Jackson films is hitting theaters this fall. This one is entitled Michael Jackson: This Is It and is a documentary that promises to feature the rehearsal footage from the much anticipated London showcase he was about to embark on. Looks interesting, but given […]

Secret Secret Tour Video

Our besties in Secret Secret Dino Club sent us a link to the first video diary from their Summer run. Look for something like this from us in the near future and make sure to support SSDC this fall as soon as they announce their dates!

The Beatles Go Top Ten… Again.

With both stereo and mono re-releases of the entire the Beatles catalog, consumers of fine music have pushed the group back onto the UK album charts. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band made the greatest showing this week at no. 5. Abbey Road, Revolver, and Rubber Soul all made their way into the top 10 […]

Weezer album art

I know we’re a few days behind on this one, but I just now stopped laughing. Look below for the artwork for the upcoming release from Weezer entitled, Raditude:

First Impressions: Tegan & Sara – Sainthood

First Impressions is a segment where we let you into our early thoughts on a highly anticipated album, This week, we have our early views on Tegan & Sara’s Sainthood. It drops October 27, 2009. Two years after they were thrust into the national spotlight with the release of The Con, the Canadian duo of […]

Dear Jack, The Andrew McMahon Documentary, sets release date

From the press release: On November 3rd, Sire Records will release the DVD and digital download editions of Dear Jack — a deeply personal documentary made by Jack’s Mannequin frontman Andrew McMahon — that chronicles the year that McMahon, then 22, spent battling acute lymphoma leukemia while trying to release Jack’s Mannequin’s 2005 debut album […]

Live In The Cafe EP Snippet Video released by Van Ark

Van Ark – Live In The Cafe EP (2009) [Produced by Van Ark] The above is the promotional video for Van Ark’s new EP that will be released later in October entitled, Live In The Cafe EP. Stream the video and support real hip-hop. Under The Gun Review will be covering news about this EP […]

HORSE The Band’s Latest Release

Everyone’s favorite Nintendocore quintet is back with their latest album, Desperate Living. It’s set to drop October 6, but streaming of a new track, “Arrive” is available thru their Facebook page, here. They’re also offering HORSE the Band’s Special Tour Bundle; A free ticket with purchase of the new CD. Here are their full-force, International […]