up to you

Andrew Luce and Graves usher in the summer with Chelsea Cutler on “Up To You”

Daruma collective members Andrew Luce and Graves have teamed up with Chelsea Cutler for a brand new single. Entitled “Up To You,” the track’s artwork is shrouded in darkness, but don’t be fooled by the shadowy visuals; when Cutler’s soothing vocals meet the producers’ dance-worthy groove, it sounds best suited for laying in a field on a summer afternoon and […]


Brand New To Tour With Modest Mouse This Summer

Take a few deep breaths, this is real. Shut up and take our money. Brand New will be hitting the road this summer with Modest Mouse, recreating the awesomeness that was Brand New and Modest Mouse headlining Boston Calling a few years ago. I’m not going to say it would be cool if Brand New […]

M.I.A. double Bubble Trouble

M.I.A. Joins The Partysquad For “Gold”

If you haven’t listened to the latest M.I.A. album, the banger-laden Matangi, please visit that. It’s worth the time. After you’ve done that, return here for this new M.I.A. track – kind of. Per Consequence of Sound, she’s teamed up with The Partysquad for “Gold.” It isn’t as golden as “Only 1 U” or “Bad Girls,” […]

Twin Peaks Flavor

Watch Twin Peaks Throw a Pool Party at Marilyn Manson’s Old House in “Flavor” Music Video

Certain bands like Wavves and FIDLAR nail that summer sound, and Twin Peaks are one of the newest to do so. On “Flavor,” the first single off their debut Wild Onion (out August 5 via Grand Jury), they sum up most teenagers’ dream weekend: “So put your little hand in mine, there ain’t no hill or mountain we can’t […]

summer playlist

Songs For The Season: Summer Playlist

Summer, the long coveted season for students, teachers, kids, parks, and numerous other interested parties, has always seemed to invigorate the beginning of something new. While it presents a change in season, it also sparks a temperate reinvention. Summer removes the constraints of autumn’s sweatshirts, winter’s coats, spring’s windbreakers, and welcomes humanity in its most […]

Artery Recordings Sampler 2014

Artery Recordings Releases Free Sampler

Sacramento label Artery Recordings turns four this year, and to make sure everyone gets the same sunny summer weather as them, they’re releasing a sampler for free. The sampler, titled Summer of Artery, features Slaves, Kublai Khan, Upon This Dawning, and more. They’ve been pretty busy over at the label, having just added Four Letter Lie to their […]

2012 Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird Announces New Album and Tour

Violin and whistler extraordinaire Andrew Bird has been dropping new releases somewhat quietly in the past few years, and they’ve each had their own sweet charm. First there was 2012′s Hands Of Glory; then there was 2013’s I Want to See Pulaski at Night; now he’s returning with a covers album, Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of… The longstanding folk […]

Camera Shy

Hear Camera Shy’s First Single “Spin Me” Featuring Members of Whirr and Nothing

Sometimes dreams do come true. Nick Bassett of Whirr and Nothing has joined up with Alexandra Morte, the former vocalist of Whirr, to form Camera Shy. The band have shared their first single and it’s the kind of giddy, bright, well-timed music you want for summer. Hallelujah. Shout out to Noisey for premiering their single. The single, […]


CHVRCHES Announce Summer Tour Dates

The ever hard working electro-pop trio CHVRCHES always seem to be on the road, but in case you are a fool like me and have yet to see them live, us Americans have another chance. Hitting up much of the U.S. before hooking up with some summer festivals, the band will be crossing the U.S. […]

Common GRound Festival

Brand New, Circa Survive, The Hold Steady, Say Anything to Play Common Ground Festival

Some lineups seem unreal. Common Ground Festival is one of them. In its 15th year, the festival boasts an incredible lineup this summer that includes Brand New, Circa Survive, The Hold Steady, Say Anything, The Front Bottoms, and Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band. Other featured artists include 311, Justin Moore, and David Nail. Common […]


Brand New Announce Summer Tour Dates

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready at your keyboards. Brand New are going to be hitting up a handful of US cities this summer for what looks like a short tour and presale tickets go live in an hour. As usual, Brand New are offering a special ticket presale through Ducat King that starts today at […]

Real Friends

MUSIC VIDEO: Real Friends – “Late Nights In My Car”

Chicago-based pop-punk band Real Friends recently released a new music video for their song, “Late Nights In My Car.” The video is a compilation of clips from Real Friends’ recent journey on the Vans Warped Tour this past Summer, and while this video isn’t a new concept, you do get to see some of the […]