Bleachers “I Wanna Get Better” new band from GRAMMY award winning musician Jack Antonoff

Grammy award winning artist and songwriter Jack Antonoff announces his new project Bleachers with the release of the debut single “I Wanna Get Better” (CLICK HERE TO LISTEN).  Founding member of the Grammy award winning band fun. and singer/songwriter of the beloved New Jersey band Steel Train, Antonoff wrote and co-produced the Bleachers debut single alongside producer John Hill (MIA, Jay Z, Empire of the Sun).  … Continue reading Bleachers “I Wanna Get Better” new band from GRAMMY award winning musician Jack Antonoff

Mother Falcon To Release Radiohead’s “OK Computer” live

Watch Mother Falcon's version of "Let Down" live on YouTube.  “…a group that can juggle more than a dozen discrete components while still crafting impeccable, surprisingly airy three-minute pop songs.” – NPR “The band's intricate orchestral arrangements segue with ease from passage to passage, and often, not to the place you might expect.” – WNYC The buzz that … Continue reading Mother Falcon To Release Radiohead’s “OK Computer” live

Relapse Records Announces 2014 SXSW Showcase

Relapse Records is proud to announce their official 2014 SXSW Label Showcase.  In partnership with Cvlt Nation, Relapse will be presenting some of their finest new acts at the Dirty Dog Bar in Austin, TX on Wednesday March 12th at 7 PM.  The show will be headlined by Richmond, VA psychedelic doomsters Windhand and will include direct support from Olympia, WA … Continue reading Relapse Records Announces 2014 SXSW Showcase

MUTOID MAN Confirms March West Coast Tour Dates

Following the unforeseen release of their debut LP, Helium Head, in late in 2013, MUTOID MAN instantly spread through the rock/indie/hardcore underground like a musical pandemic, infecting everyone in its path.   Following only three sporadic live performances in Brooklyn to date, MUTOID MAN now declare newly confirmed arrangements to attack the West Coast in the coming weeks. A six-city … Continue reading MUTOID MAN Confirms March West Coast Tour Dates

SKATERS: Debut “Manhattan” Out Feb. 25th/Live in PGH Altar Bar 4/2

SKATERS Releases First Video in Weekly Getting To Know You Series Confirmed for SXSW, Spring Headlining Tour    "Miss Teen Massachusetts (Magic Man Remix)"   Premieres      with Neon Gold Debut Album Manhattan Drops February 25th NYC-based SKATERS has just released the very first video, "Shredding" for their new weekly Getting to Know You series. The band recorded a string of videos to lead up to the … Continue reading SKATERS: Debut “Manhattan” Out Feb. 25th/Live in PGH Altar Bar 4/2

BOYFRNDZ Premiere New Song; Announce North American Tour

Austin, TX psych/math rockers BOYFRNDZ have premiered the first single from their upcoming second album entitled Breeder.  Listen to the song "Each Others" via Noisey who describe it as "celestial spacey rock territory a la The Mars Volta" HERE.  Breeder was recorded in late 2013 at Cacophony Recorders with producer / engineer Erik Wofford (THE BLACK ANGELS, WHITE DENIM) and is … Continue reading BOYFRNDZ Premiere New Song; Announce North American Tour

ILLUSTRATIONS Launch Pre-Order for Debut Album “In Vain” * Announce Dates at SXSW

Stream "Never Feeling" from ILLUSTRATIONS exclusively @ MetalSucks! "This electric sander to the skull of a song is gloriously unstable; it moves from circle-pit-inciting speed to head-bobbing groove to elephants marching maliciousness, all in under three minutes. This is good shit." - Metal Sucks "The first few riffs in “Heaven” suggest straight-ahead metallic hardcore of the … Continue reading ILLUSTRATIONS Launch Pre-Order for Debut Album “In Vain” * Announce Dates at SXSW

Ex-Cult Announce “Midnight Passenger” LP Out April 15th

Listen To 'Mr Fantasy' Here! Ex-Cult's Midnight Passenger is the result of a never ending obsession with the open road. It's the sound of five people spending the last year in countless dive bars, disgusting motel rooms and on dozens of dirty floors.  Since recording with Ty Segall in 2012 the band hasn't come up for air, … Continue reading Ex-Cult Announce “Midnight Passenger” LP Out April 15th

Pitchfork exclusively premieres Incan Abraham “Concorde” – album out 4/8

Pitchfork Exclusively Premieres The First Track “Concorde” HERE  National Tour Starts on 2/9 in San Francisco + SXSW (details below) photo credit: Dan Busta “…some Grizzly Bear harmonies, spindly Beach House guitar figures, and Tame Impala psych wiggles. More overtly "pop" than its predecessor without leaning on pop signifiers…the song's a luxurious thing that makes forward progress seem pretty effortless.” - Pitchfork Friends since … Continue reading Pitchfork exclusively premieres Incan Abraham “Concorde” – album out 4/8

Davey Suicide Lives Up to the Hype in Pittsburgh

"So, did we live up to the hype?"  This is what Davey Suicide questions me after his bands' set at Altar Bar in Pittsburgh.  I definitely think Davey and his band lived up to the hype and I personally had a great time experiencing an up and coming band making all the right moves and … Continue reading Davey Suicide Lives Up to the Hype in Pittsburgh

Watch Lions In The Street’s Video For ‘So Far Away’

Watch The Video For 'So Far Away' Now!!! Rock ‘n’ roll, direct and with no qualifiers, is Lions In The Street’s business. What sets theVancouver band apart from the defanged mainstream is that their modern denim-and- leather heaviness is anchored in the raucousness of the Rolling Stones and the gravitas of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac. Over the past decade, Chris Kinnon (lead guitar, … Continue reading Watch Lions In The Street’s Video For ‘So Far Away’

Relapse Records Announces SXSW Showcase Set Times

Renowned independent heavy music label, Relapse Records, has teamed up with Austin, TX's premiere heavy music festival, Chaos in Tejas, to put together an unforgettable night of auditory madness at this year's SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.  The official showcase will feature a stage curated by each group and will take place at Red 7 on Saturday … Continue reading Relapse Records Announces SXSW Showcase Set Times

Cuban Metal Bands To Stage Historic Performance at SXSW

Escape, Ancestor and Agonizer to be the first Cuban metal bands to ever perform in the U.S. Three Cuban metal bands landed in Miami on Sunday and will travel to Austin, TX to play the first ever show by a Cuban rock or metal band on U.S. soil on Friday night at SXSW. The three … Continue reading Cuban Metal Bands To Stage Historic Performance at SXSW

Local Pittsburgh Artist Competing to Open for LL COOL J at SXSW

Today, Doritos announced its return to the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Tex., complete with its 62-foot tall vending machine turned Doritos #BoldStage.  This year Pittsburgh’s own  Devin Miles will be competing for an opening spot on the coveted musical stage.   To help launch the brand’s “For the Bold” campaign, … Continue reading Local Pittsburgh Artist Competing to Open for LL COOL J at SXSW

Frenchkiss Records & Label Group Announce Official SXSW Showcase

  SET TIMES: Local Natives -- 1am The Virgins -- 12am Bad Cop -- 11pm Emma Louise -- 10pm Natural Child -- 9pm K-X-P -- 8pm   Frenchkiss Facebook Frenchkiss Twitter

Les Mentettes to Warm Up SXSW

"Few bands come around that are so charming...[Les Mentettes are] bringing back that nostalgic, lovey, swing-yer-partner feeling." -MTV iggy - Bands We Like Lauded for their charming, inventive style, indie pop group, Les Mentettes, has shared the stage with Pulp (UK), Of Montreal (USA), Tahiti Boy & The Palmtree Family (France) and Moreno Veloso (Brazil). … Continue reading Les Mentettes to Warm Up SXSW

Golden Bloom to Play SXSW Green Room Music Source Showcase

Golden Bloom will bring their sharp melodies, vivid guitar work, and intelligent, energetic songwriting to this year's SXSW Music Festival. The indie pop quartet will play the Green Room Music Source Showcase on Fri. Mar. 15 at TenOak. Stay tuned for more details on this SXSW showcase! In various configurations, Golden Bloom has performed at … Continue reading Golden Bloom to Play SXSW Green Room Music Source Showcase

THE SOURCE FAMILY IN THEATRES MAY 1, 2013

Drag City Film Distribution announced today the May 1st theatrical release of THE SOURCE FAMILY (previously titled The Source), the feature length documentary directed by Maria Demopoulos and Jodi Wille about Father Yod and The Source Family's radical experiment in '70s utopian living. This treasure trove of interviews with never-before-seen home movies, photographs, and original … Continue reading THE SOURCE FAMILY IN THEATRES MAY 1, 2013

International SXSW Performing Artist The Away Days Release New Single

Istanbul's dreamy indie rock quartet, The Away Days are at the beginning of a beautiful dream. They've been added to the roster of amazing bands to see at this year's South By Southwest Music Festival. Their shimmery guitars and melodic hooks place them in the global community of indie rock and SXSW will put them … Continue reading International SXSW Performing Artist The Away Days Release New Single

Flume Signs With Mom + Pop in North America

2012 was an exciting year for Flume, as he topped the Australian iTunes charts and played countless festivals in his home country. He recently sold out his first-ever show in the UK, to the point where it had to be moved to a larger venue. But 2012 has nothing on 2013, as the 21-year-old wunderkind … Continue reading Flume Signs With Mom + Pop in North America

LORD HURON’S DEBUT FULL-LENGTH LONESOME DREAMS

Lonesome Dreams, the first full-length album from rising LA-based band Lord Huron, will be released October 9th on the independent label IAMSOUND Records. NPR First Listen is streaming Lonesome Dreams in full all this week praising the debut as "...wide-open and ambitious, but also giddy and unpredictable." Lonesome Dreams | NPR Premiere The first single … Continue reading LORD HURON’S DEBUT FULL-LENGTH LONESOME DREAMS