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  • Julia Holter Announces ‘Have You in My Wilderness’ Album, Tour
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    Julia Holter Announces ‘Have You in My Wilderness’ Album, Tour

    Avant-garde songstress Julia Holter recently announced her next album–Have You in My Wilderness. Out September 25th on Domino, the album is chock full of intimate vocals and texturally rich tracks supplied by an ensemble of musicians from Holter’s native Los Angeles. Click here to see the video for the album’s first single, “Feel you”. The album is available to […] More

  • Jesus and Mary Chain Add Shows to LA and NYC
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    Jesus and Mary Chain Add Shows to LA and NYC

    There were a number of years in the past millennium when musicians were allowed to have weird hair and bad attitudes so long as they also put out great stuff. One of those years was 1985, the year that the weird-haired, drunk fighting, axe-grinding Reid brothers and their band Jesus and Mary Chain released Psychocandy. This summer, the re-formed […] More

  • 4Knots Music Festival Lineup Announced
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    4Knots Music Festival Lineup Announced

    The Village Voice has just announced the indie rock-tastic lineup for its annual 4Knots music festival, slated for Saturday, July 11 at Pier 84 in Hudson River Park. Check it out below. Past attendees take heed: this year’s show is a ticketed event. A GA Ticket will run you $25 while a VIP Ticket is $50. The […] More

  • Jaakko Eino Kalevi US Tour Dates
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    Jaakko Eino Kalevi US Tour Dates

    #Berlin-based Jaakko Eino Kalevi, the artist behind 2013’s breakout Dreamzone, will be touring the US behind his latest, self-titled album Jaakko Eino Kalevi. You can catch him at the dates and places listed below. Tickets are on sale now.   #Tour Dates Tues July 28 || San Francisco, CA || Rickshaw Stop – with Yumi Zouma || TIX […] More

  • Matrixxman Shares New Single “HMU (Hit Me Up)” ft. Vin Sol
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    Matrixxman Shares New Single “HMU (Hit Me Up)” ft. Vin Sol

    Charles Duff, a.k.a. Matrixxman, last month announced a full length debut, Homesick, out 7.10 via Ghostly. Now he’s given the world a taste of what’s to come with “HMU (Hit Me Up)“, a machine-y number that features Duff’s friend and frequent partner in crime Vin Sol. After giving its dark blips a listen you won’t be surprised […] More

  • Vetiver Announces Tour Dates
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    Vetiver Announces Tour Dates

    Vetiver recently announced a handful of shows supporting Wilco this August. These dates come in addition to a June run of California dates, as well as an appearance at Pickathon and a one-off July show in Seattle with Sam Amidon. Check out this tour trailer video as well as a recent list the band’s own Andy Cabic made […] More

  • Christopher Owens Releases New Video, Tour Dates
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    Christopher Owens Releases New Video, Tour Dates

    Christopher Owens is committed to stripping things back. First, he decided to record his new album, Chrissybaby Forever, with just himself and his engineer/best friend. Now, he’s released a video for “To Take Care Of Myself Again” that he self-directed. You can watch the video on YouTube  HERE and find the full album on iTunes or […] More

  • Carlson Announces Full-Length Debut – Never Easy Never Been Easier
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    Carlson Announces Full-Length Debut – Never Easy Never Been Easier

    Carlson, the Brooklyn-based engineer and producer best known for working with the likes of Cat Stevens and Ariel Pink, will release his debut, Never Easy Never Been Easier, next month. The release’s 40 minute extended set was tracked in Greenpoint but inspired by Nicaragua. Specifically, a working/surfing trip where Carlson absorbed the “smooth boogie/jazzy” vibes […] More

  • Destroyer Previews “Dream Lover” From New Album + Tour Dates
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    Destroyer Previews “Dream Lover” From New Album + Tour Dates

    Destroyer has released a track off his upcoming full-length LP, Poison Season, and it sounds like…well…like we have a lot to look forward to vis-à-vis Dan Bejar. “Dream Lover,” track number two off the album, gallops in much the same way a Bruce Springsteen anthem gallops, with horns ringing out over a driving bottom end […] More

  • Nocturnal Sunshine’s Debut Streaming on Hype Machine Now
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    Nocturnal Sunshine’s Debut Streaming on Hype Machine Now

    Nocturnal Sunshine, the darker, dubby alter ego of British DJ and producer Maya Jane Coles, will release her self-titled debut album on 5.26.15. Coles’ own label I/AM/ME will release the record.  All twelve of Nocturnal Sunshine’s hypnotic tracks are streaming on Hype Machine this week. They’re sure to dominate afterparty playlists this summer so check them out now. Tracklisting:  1. […] More

  • Review – Jaakko Eino Kalevi by Jaakko Eino Kalevi
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    Review – Jaakko Eino Kalevi by Jaakko Eino Kalevi

    Jaakko Eino Kalevi is the eponymous latest effort by the former Helsinki tram driver, who broke out with 2013’sDreamland. That release and its follow-up, Yin Yang Theatre, saw Kalevi painting with bright synths and dreamy vocals, often over a chilled-out disco backbeat. Yet, there was a certain darkness threaded throughout Dreamland’s tracks that heightened their appeal […] More