Archive for November 18th, 2013

The Ataris Cancel Australian Tour Due To A Member’s Fear Of Flying

I think if you have a severe fear of flying, that you choose a career that doesn’t have you on an airplane regularly? In the case of The Ataris, the vocalist, Kristopher Roe, has a fear of flying. He was supposed to fly out to Australia from LAX to meet up with the rest of […]

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Caused Traffic Backup in San Francisco While Filming Music Video

If you haven’t heard of Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, it’s time you tell your ears to start listening up. Right out of San Francisco comes a folk rock group whose leader, Thao Nguyen, is ready to march delicately with a baton in the air, her plodding, charming music trailing off it like […]

Secrets Announce Headlining Holiday Shows

Need a little bit of decompression time after the craziness that is the holiday season? Well you are in luck! One of my personal favorite bands, Secrets, have announced that they will be headlining two holiday tour dates in California this December. The group will be playing on December 27 & 29 in Anaheim and […]

STREAM: Röyksopp – “Something In My Heart”

Everyone’s favorite happy-go-lucky, electronic production duo from Norway (er, are there many others?) Röyksopp have returned from the dark realm that was their most recent album, Senior. Now, three years later, the two fellows are back with a new song that you can hear in full below. Titled “Something In My Heart,” the new song is […]

Watch The US Trailer For Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’

Hayao Miyazaki’s alleged final feature, The Wind Rises, just finished its run of Oscar-qualifying festival screenings, and we certainly expect it to be up for “Best Animated Feature” based on the current, gleaming reviews. While the film was released in Japan earlier this year, we won’t get an official release here in the US until […]

VERSA Set Release Date For Debut EP

VERSA, the experimental rock twosome formerly known as VersaEmerge,  announced earlier today that they will release their debut EP, Neon, on January 14. You can read the group’s official statement following the jump. Currently, the EP’s first single is set to drop less than a month from today, on December 10. In addition, the duo […]

Lab Report Suggests That Brittany Murphy May Have Been Poisoned

It’s been nearly 4 years since Sin City actress Brittany Murphy passed away of what were originally reported as natural causes; pneumonia and anemia. In what was ostensibly a coincidence, 5 months later, Murphy’s widower, Simon Monjack, was found dead at the same residence which was also reported to be caused by pneumonia and severe […]

PBC’s Jimmy Stadt Releases Statement Regarding Vocal Change On ‘Death Chorus’

Fans of New York’s post-punk outfit, Polar Bear Club, or anyone that follows the band in any capacity, likely noticed a severe change in frontman Jimmy Stadt’s vocal approach on their newest album, Death Chorus, which seems to be more of a hot topic than the album itself unfortunately. Despite rumors of “reverse puberty” (I […]

WATCH: “The Vampyre of Time and Memory” by Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age have debuted an interactive video for “The Vampyre of Time and Memory” from the band’s most recent album, …Like Clockwork, which came out in June. Directed by Kii Arens and Jason Trucco, instead of using a traditional video format, the interactive video allows the viewer to navigate through a haunted house (with […]

Broken Bells Announce 2014 North American Tour Dates

If you haven’t noticed, we’re extremely excited for Broken Bells’ new album in January. The experimental rock duo consisting of The Shins’ frontman, James Mercer, and polymath extraordinaire, Danger Mouse, can seemingly do no wrong. We had zero concerns about whether or not they’d deliver on their follow-up to their 2010 debut, and so far […]

The 1975 Release 2014 North American Tour Dates

The 1975 are everywhere, as they well should be. With their fantastic debut album, and nonstop touring cycle, the band will continue their domination into 2014. Unfortunately missing their Massachusetts date on their last tour, you can be sure I will not be making the same mistake come this spring, for the band has given […]

Ellie Goulding Announces North American 2014 Tour

British pop artist Ellie Goulding has had quite the year in a variety of ways including the release of Halcyon Days and a smash hit in the form of “I Need Your Love,” her collaboration with electronic producer Calvin Harris. It seems Goulding doesn’t plan on slowing down with the huge moves anytime soon, though, […]