Craig Owens releases frenetic, 4-track grindcore EP

Craig Owens (Chiodos, D.R.U.G.S., Cinematic Sunrise, etc.) has released a surprise EP through his subscription-based service, Cheer Up Kid. To the shock of many, it’s not exactly what most would likely expect from the Michigan artist. This project’s debut, dubbed Empathy Is A Gift, is a rip-roaring grindcore effort worthy of the project’s vicious moniker, […]

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REQUIRED LISTENING: Edward Cuozzo offers poignant, acoustic beauty on ‘The Silvia EP’

Edward Cuozzo is likely an unfamiliar name, but if the Scranton, Pennsylvania singer-songwriter’s newest EP gains the traction it deserves, “Cuozzo” will be on the tongue-tips and turntables of every alt-acoustic music lover with a taste for everything from Elliott Smith to Brand New. Over the course of six tracks and 23 minutes, the former […]

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Listen to Jessie Ware’s New Single “Kind Of … Sometimes … Maybe”

There’s only a few weeks left until UK singer Jessie Ware shares her follow-up album to 2012’s breakout Devotion. The album, titled Tough Love, drops October 21 via PMR/Island Records. In support of the release, she’s shared single “Kind Of … Sometimes … Maybe.” It’s a bit different than the gorgeous “Say You Love Me” and the title track, but maybe that’s because fellow […]


Stars Release Dreamy New Track, “Turn it Up”

With little over a month to go until the October 14 release date of Stars’ seventh studio album, No One is Lost, the band has decided to unveil their latest track, “Turn it Up.” Ironically, this single feels a little more toned-down than the quintet’s past work, but that’s what makes it so much more […]


Smashing Pumpkins Share ‘Adore’ Outtake of “Let Me Give The World To You”

In addition to putting out a new album with Mötley Crüe’s drummer, the Smashing Pumpkins are reissuing their 1998 LP Adore this year to the happy applause of thousands of fans. The release will come with a bunch of bonus material, and today we get to peek at what that includes. One of the album session’s unreleased songs, […]


LISTEN: Prawn – “Glass, Irony”

“Let’s keep swimming.” Prawn have released another new track from their upcoming album, Kingfisher. The track, “Glass, Irony,” is an upbeat adventure of melody, pop, and crisp sound. Easily one of the band’s most energetic outings to date, “Glass, Irony” is a welcomed addition to any summer playlist, making the wait for Kingfisher all the […]


LISTEN: The Felix Culpa – “Karma City”

It has been a long wait for new tunes from the much loved and much missed The Felix Culpa. But, today, fans are able to finally surround themselves in new sounds from the band in the form of new song “Karma City.” “Karma City” is a catalyst of a track, bringing some of the dirtiest […]


LISTEN: Prince and Zooey Deschanel’s New Single

When Prince appeared on New Girl (starring Zooey Deschanel as the quirky roommate, Jess) back in February, he performed a song with Deschanel at the end of the episode. Now, Prince has released the full-length version of the track, ”FALLINLOVE2NITE.” This is Prince’s first release since “PRETZELBODYLOGIC,” which premiered after the episode of New Girl. Prince will soon unveil PLECTRUMELECTRUM, […]

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Fake Problems Frontman Covers Bomb The Music Industry!

Chris Farren of the indie punk outfit Fake Problems has released a cover of Bomb The Music Industry!’s “Hurricane Waves.” In the past few months, Farren has recorded a number of songs for his covers project, during which he will record a new track every sunday until April of this year. So far, he’s done […]

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LISTEN: Frank Ocean – “Pyramids” (Blue Sky Black Death Remix)

Blue Sky Black Death bring on the intensity to create a more severe version of Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids.” While the beginning of the track is almost straight Frank Ocean, the second half of the song is nothing like the musician, creating a fading, almost bleak, sound. You can view Blue Sky Black Death’s tour dates […]


Julian Casablancas Unveils New Track

The Great Casablancas is back again with yet another new song from his solo work. “Human Sadness,” which is to be included on the soundtrack for the indie movie She’s Lost Control (which will be shown at SXSW this March), is a collaboration with the film’s composer, Simon Taufique. Casablancas has been a part of the film […]


LISTEN: Ellie Goulding and Angel Haze Cover James Blake

Rap and pop meet once again for a mind-blowing cover of James Blake’s “Life Round Here.” Goulding’s lush vocals give the track a stirring quality while Haze’s sick beat (much like the version that features Chance The Rapper) provides a definite contrast. While the track is anything but lavish, it holds a certain soothing simplicity […]