Archive for January, 2013

Iron & Wine To Release New Album, Share New Track “Lovers’ Revolution”

Another day, another new album announcement. This time it comes from indie-folk pioneer Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam), who will release their follow-up to 2011’s Kiss Each Other this spring. Ghost On Ghost is due... Read more »

Frank Ocean Will Be Performing At The Grammys

Things have been going very well for Frank Ocean (even despite the Chris Brown brawl). On top of coming out with one of the best records this past year, Ocean has also been nominated for six... Read more »

Hear Miguel, How To Dress Well & The Weeknd Producer Zodiac Discuss Modern R&B In New Documentary

Red Bull Music Academy recently announced a new series of mini documentaries, called H∆SHTAG$, which will look at “some of the most fascinating themes emerging from the web in recent times, from #cloudrap to #seapunk, #postdubstep to #advancedpop.”... Read more »

Watch Ben Folds Five Perform On Conan

Ben Folds Five have kept busy supporting last year’s comeback album, The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind, most recently though with a late night stop at Conan. The band performed two tracks last night;... Read more »

Autre Ne Veut – “Play By Play”

Autre Ne Veut’s “Counting” was impressive in its ability to smoothly incorporate so many sounds into one song, and although “Play By Play” is sonically a little less cluttered, if anything it is even more impressive. Arthur... Read more »

Alpine – “Gasoline”

Australian band Alpine (not to be confused with Alpines*) have released a single off of their forthcoming debut album. Similar to what we’ve heard from them thus far, “Gasoline” is another catchy, thumping cut full of... Read more »

Premiere: Natasha Kmeto – “Contranym”

Photo by Patti Miller defines a “contranym” as “any word that can be its own antonym.” On Portland-based singer/producer Natasha Kmeto’s new song “Contranym,” the words “I know I love you/It’s cuz I hate you” form a constant refrain–the only lyrics present... Read more »

Lana Del Rey In Studio Recording New Music

Good news for Lana Del Rey fans: photos of her recording at a studio in Santa Monica have surfaced. Considering that she had said in an interview with Vogue back in February, “I don’t think I’ll... Read more »

Hear a Fleetwood Mac and 2 Chainz Mash-Up From the Upcoming “Skeetwood Mac”

Next week, Scott Melker (who releases music as The Melker Project) is dropping a mash-up EP called Skeetwood Mac. Does anything else need to be said? It’s an EP of mash-ups, and it’s called Skeetwood Mac. End... Read more »

Video: Jagwar Ma – “The Throw”

Aussies Jono Ma and Gabriel Winterfield, who create music together as Jagwar Ma, have released a set of visuals for their latest track, “The Throw.” Paired with the funky, sprawling tune is a seven-minute video of... Read more »