REVIEW: Owen Pallett – ‘In Conflict’

Artist: Owen Pallett Album: In Conflict Genre: Chamber Pop Label: Domino/Secret City Owen Pallett has been standing on the curved line of fame for years. The 34-year-old Canadian has yet to become a household name, but he’s played a part in the sound of so many who are. As a composer, he’s done arrangements for the […]

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 […]

Watch Owen Pallett Make Radio Debut Playing “I Am Not Afraid”

Oscar-nominated singer, songwriter, composer, and Arcade Fire sidekick Owen Pallett will be dropping his fourth album, In Conflict, May 27 via Domino/Secret City. In anticipation, he stopped by Canadian CBC Radio One’s Studio Q show to play “I Am Not Afraid.” It’s both a world premiere of the song and of Pallett playing piano and singing on air. […]

Yellowcard Violinist Has Been Battling Cancer but is in Recovery

Violinist Sean Mackin of Yellowcard recently came out and released a statement about how he has been battling thyroid cancer since December of 2011. This news is devastating, however through his multiple treatments and surguries he has been slowly but surely getting better. He will still be on all of Warped Tour this summer, which […]

STREAM: Yellowcard – “Always Summer”

Florida pop-punk band Yellowcard just released a new song “Always Summer,” and our friends over at have an exclusive stream of it! To say that this song sounds like Summer is really quite cliche given the song title, but frankly that’s one of the only ways to describe it. It’s fun, it’s pushing, and […]