Archive for September 28th, 2009

Guy Picciotti to Tour With Vic Chesnutt

Legendary Fugazi/Rites of Spring guitarist, Guy Picciotti, is getting ready to hit the road pulling guitar duty with Vic Chesnutt. Picciotti played on the newest Vic Chesnutt album, and also nabs production credits on the disc. Tour Dates are as follows October 23 Mavericks Ottawa, ON October 24 Ukranian Federation Hall Montreal, QC October 25 […]

Youtube and Warner Negotiate

Courtesy: Pitchfork Back in December, a breakdown in negotiations led Warner Music Group to pull all its music from YouTube, which has seriously damaged our ability to hear any song ever just by typing it into YouTube’s search engine. (Warner artists like Death Cab for Cutie weren’t too thrilled about it, either.) But now Advertising […]

Bon Iver Live at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Courtesy of Drew Tewksbury of Los Angeles Times In the twilight hours, that liminal space between sunset and sunrise, the eyes and ears are prone to trickery. The imagination takes over; hazy objects resemble ghosts, and faraway sounds evoke werewolves. But on the precipice of Sunday morning, amid Hollywood Forever Cemetery’s tombstones and mausoleums, the […]

Sufjan Stevens has more new material

I posted a link a couple days ago about Stevens’ new song that he performed live, here is a follow up to what appears to be more fresh and inventive material from Mr. Sufjan Stevens, check them out!

Tyrone Wells on Grey’s Anatomy

Singer/songwriter Tyrone Wells is the latest act to gain exposure on the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy. His song “Sink or Swim” was recently featured in the promos for the sixth season premiere. Watch the commercial spot featuring “Sink or Swim” on YouTube, and then snag the track on iTunes. Listen to the track in […]

Craig Owens announces final shows of 2009

Craig Owens has annoucned the last 9 shows he will be performing in 2009. The singer, recently ousted from his main band Chiodos, has been very quiet since the announcement broke last week and said little outside of these dates other than that he hopes to see you all there: Dates are as follows:10/09 – […]

Portishead: back in the studio already

Courtesy: Pitchfork Fans had to wait 11 years for Portishead’s 2008 LP, Third, but their fourth record is already in progress, according to member Geoff Barrow. “We’re going to start writing and if all goes well it could be [out] in a year’s time,” he told the BBC. And since the group is currently label-less, […]

REVIEW: Paramore – Brand New Eyes

Artist: Paramore Album: Brand New Eyes Genre: Pop Rock Label: Fueled By Ramen Ever since the release of their highly praise album Riot, the pressure surrounding the band to make themselves better has been swelling in leaps and bounds. When that album came out, they were a band on the edge, full of wonder and […]

Weezer Live Videos: New Songs

Weezer has just finished touring with Blink 182, and is gearing up for the release of Raditude. To help promote the groups latest effort, they recorded an entire set for, much of which can be viewed in high quality HERE. The set includes two new songs; “(If you’re wondering if I want you to) […]

Angel and Airwaves album teaser

Look below for a “Sneak Peak” at the new Angels and Airwaves album Love which hits stores on Valentine’s Day 2010.

Rise Against release “Savior” video

Look below for the video adaptation of the insanely catchy “Savior” by Rise Against!

Kanye, Queen Latifah Highlight 2nd ‘Common and Friends’

Courtesy: Scott T. Sterling, Los Angeles Times “I’ve been to a lot of charity events, but I’ve never seen anything like this.” Old-school rapper Heavy D surveyed the sold-out Hollywood Palladium crowd gathered for the second annual “Common & Friends,” a star-studded affair that featured appearances from a seemingly endless cavalcade of A-list hip-hop stars […]