Archive for May, 2012

Video: Andrew Bird – “Eyeoneye”

Animated music videos are the best. For Andrew Bird‘s “Eyeoneye,” we get to look into Bird’s body, and to the best of my knowledge, he seems healthy. The single appears on Andrew Bird’s latest, Break It... Read more »

Gotye To Release Album Of “Somebody That I Used To Know” Remixes

Yes, it’s really happening. Gotye is enlisting Tiesto, Bibio, Adrock, and more for a “Somebody That I Used To Know” remix album set to drop on June 8th as a digital download. The song already topped charts... Read more »

Bebe Black – “Deathwish”

There are a lot of great female vocalists coming out of the UK at the moment, and Bebe Black can certainly be added to that ever growing list. “Deathwish” sees the singer begging for the Lord’s... Read more »

Video: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – “Man On Fire”

The latest visuals for Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros feature members of the Brownsville Recreation Center, and watching them being all active may make you feel bad to watch them from your couch or chair.... Read more »

The 8 Worst “Call Me Maybe” Covers

There are probably some good “Call Me Maybe” covers out there. There are probably plenty of artists chock full of artistic integrity that just happened to think that underneath the layers of meaningless, brain-numbingly catchy musical... Read more »

ILLLS – “Goods”

ILLLS upcoming EP, Dark Paradise, has been generating a reserved interested in the music world. With their latest offering, “Goods,” I am happy to say I have one eyebrow cocked quizzically in their direction. This Mississippi duo aren’t... Read more »

Bloc Party Announce New Album, “Four”

It’s official. After booking a few festival appearances and announcing a US tour, Bloc Party have revealed that they do indeed have a new album on the horizon. It’s been four long years since we’ve had... Read more »

Contest: Win New Headphones And A Meek Mill Shirt

Here’s another chance for you to win some free stuff, courtesy of Ecko and Meek Mill. To celebrate the release of Dreamchasers 2, we’ve got three Meek Mill shirts and three pairs of headphones to match. Finally,... Read more »

Video: Purity Ring – “Belispeak”

Out of every Purity Ring song I’ve heard, “Belispeak” is not the obvious choice as a first single. All of them would work, but I might list “Ungirthed” or “Obedear” as a little more immediate. This... Read more »

Video: XXYYXX – “About You”

16 years old. Marcel Everett/XXYYXX is 16 years old. When I was 16 years old I could barely play an arpeggio on my battered hand-me-down saxophone.  We last flirted with this Florida native’s talent in our Dance... Read more »

King Tuff – “Bad Thing”

Clean, focussed and slickly professional can be great, but sometimes dirty is good too. Am I right, or am I right? Yeah I’m right, and this sludgy, little over two minutes garage-rock number from King Tuff... Read more »

Los Campesinos! – “Tiptoe Through The True Bits”

Ooooh, Los Campesinos! You teases! All day long they have been hinting through a certain social medium that a new track is soon-to-be-dropped. However, it is above medium standard. It’s quite good actually. Typically teenage vocals... Read more »

Odd Future Signs Hardcore Band Trash Talk

Widening their stylistic scope, Odd Future Records has signed Cali thrashers Trash Talk and will release the band’s upcoming album 119 jointly with the Trash Talk Collective Label. The signing makes sense; as OF affiliate L... Read more »

Childish Gambino ft. Beck – “Silk Pillow”

Damn, this collaboration is as unexpected as it is fantastic. Childish Gambino is clearly gearing up for a massive mixtape release, and he sounds more serious and honed in with each new track we hear. In... Read more »

Smoke DZA ft. Domo Genesis & ScHoolboy Q – “Ashtray” (Prod Harry Fraud)

Smoke DZA & Harry Fraud have been working heavily on their upcoming collaborative album titled Rugby Thompson, which is scheduled to be released on June 19th. Today they decided to let one of their rabbits out... Read more »