Justin Meldal-Johnson

REVIEW: ‘Junk’ is M83’s newest masterpiece

Artist: M83 Album: Junk Label: Naïve Records, Mute Records Genre: Synthpop I still remember when I first heard “Midnight City.” It was the end of August 2011, and I was just starting college. I was in my dorm room, and someone across the hall had the song on. I couldn’t hear it very well, and […]

Young The Giant 2012

Young The Giant Announce New Album, Release New Music Video

It was hard to avoid Young the Giant in the fall of 2010. The Irvine, CA group’s self-titled debut album had spawned hits like “My Body” and “Cough Syrup” and placed them solidly in the upper echelon of indie rock bands with obvious mainstream appeal. Despite a fair amount of touring, they have been pretty […]


Paramore Release Self-Titled Album Details, Will Be Released On April 9

Scene kings (and queen) Paramore have been working in their studio on their next album with producer Justin Meldal-Johnson (who may be best known as Beck‘s band leader). Today, they’ve announced that the album will be self-titled, Paramore, and will come out on April 9, 2013 on Fueled By Ramen Records. You can read their […]