Archive for October 2nd, 2009

Breeders/National Get Moving On Project

Provided by Pitchfork As previously reported, The Long Count is a multimedia piece by the National guitarists Aaron and Bryce Dessner and visual artist Matthew Ritchie, featuring vocals from the Breeders’ Kim and Kelley Deal, My Brightest Diamond’s Shara Worden, and the National’s own Matt Berninger. The mind-bending project hits the Brooklyn Academy of Music […]

Sony Takes Control of Spector’s Music

Sony will now be distributing the music from Phil Spector’s great Phillies label. Hits like “Be My Baby,” “He Hit Me and it Felt Like a Kiss,” and “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling,” will all be released at the will of Sony. The company has announced that they will be re-releasing the epic Phil Spector […]

Los Campesinos have a New Single!

Courtesy: Pitchfork If you couldn’t tell by the glowing track review of new song “The Sea Is a Good Place to Think of the Future”, we’re pretty excited for the as-yet-untitled new LP from seven-person UK indie band Los Campesinos!, due out early next year. The band just posted the album’s first official single, “There […]

Death Cab on NPR TODAY!

Death Cab for Cutie will be on NPR’s World Cafe today. Tune in to your local NPR station (click here to find station and local schedule information), or stream the WXPN broadcast online worldwide on October 2nd at 2PM EST at

From First To Last sign!

From First To Last have officially joined the RISE RECORDS family. Expect a new album at some point in the coming months.

Dave Matthews Band have a New Video

DMB just released the video for, “You & Me” off their 2009 release, “Big Whiskey & and The Groogrux King.”

The Almost release new music video

The Almost are back with a new album [soon] and music video [below]: Lonely Wheel – Official Video

REVIEW: Mayday Parade – Anywhere But Here

Artist: Mayday Parade Album: Anywhere But Here Genre: Pop Rock Label: Atlantic What’s worse than losing your frontman? Losing your main songwriter. Just ask Mayday Parade, or, since they aren’t big on discussing what caused fellow founding member Jason Lancaster to leave shortly after recording the last record, simply hit play on the group’s near […]

Pearl Jam’s Backspacer Hits Number One

Provided by Spin Pearl Jam’s spark is back! The revitalized alt-rock sound of Pearl Jam’s, Backspacer, has secured the Seattle band the No. 1 position on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, with 189,000 album copies sold in the first week of release! The triumph is the quintet’s first chart-topper since 1996’s No Code, and career […]

Devendra Realeases Another Song off of Upcoming Album

Provided by Pitchfork “Baby”, the first song we heard from Devendra Banhart’s forthcoming album What Will We Be, was a bit of a left turn, even for a dude who basically only makes left turns: a sweet, simple soul shuffle with Michael Jackson undertones. But “Angelika”, the song below, is more wheelhouse old-school Devendra, a […]

Jack White Directs New Dead Weather Video

Provided by NME Jack White has directed the video for The Dead Weather’s new single ‘I Cut Like A Buffalo’. The film mixes vivid colours and black and white footage and was shot at the Nashville headquarters of The White Stripes frontman’s label, Third Man. The video will be shown in the UK for the […]

MGMT as ‘Space Vikings’ on children’s show

On the face of it, indie rock and children’s television make for strange bedfellows. But as that Apples in Stereo “Powerpuff Girls” video, Feist on “Sesame Street”, and “Pancake Mountain” have proved, this kind of thing can turn out great as long as everything is as bright and flashy and catchy as possible. Last week, […]