Bearing witness to the baroque clusterf*ckery of the world is no longer voluntary. We are all forced to watch. Every possible catastrophe vibrates in our pockets, demanding to be witnessed. In his second album
Fronted by Alicia Bognanno, Bully was born in 2013. Bognanno was an engineer who had cut her teeth working at Electrical Audio in Chicago. Together with guitarist Clayton Parker and Reece Lazarus on bass
Life has been a whirl for Girlpool since the release of their acclaimed 2015 debut Before the World Was Big. Shortly before the record came out, Harmony Tividad (she/her) and Cleo Tucker (they/them) relocated
Dr. Octagon is but one of many of Kool Keith’s alter egos. Under the Dr. Octagon moniker, his initial release was 1996’s Dr. Octagonecologyst, on which he collaborated with Dan the Automator Nakamura and DJ QBert. After the moniker was killed off in favour of Dr. Dooom, it was widely believed that it wouldn’t be used again, until the release of 2006’s The Return of Dr. Octagon.
One summer day in 2012, Veruca Salt’s vocalist-guitarists Nina Gordon and Louise Post sat downstairs in Gordon’s basement in Los Angeles and sang together for the first time since the two ended their friendship and musical partnership 14 years prior. “We played ‘Get Back’ and ‘Wolf,’ and it was just
The Head and the Heart are excited to announce a run of Spring 2018 tour dates with Grouplove and Mt. Joy. The tour kicks off at CCCU Open Air Theatre in San Diego and includes stops at The Observatory in Santa Ana and Fox Theater Pomona in Pomona as well as a slot at BottleRock Napa Valley Festival in Napa.
Diet Cig are here to have fun. They’re here to tear you away from the soul-sucking sanctity of your dumpster-fire life and replace it with pop-blessed punk jams about navigating the impending doom of adulthood when all you want is to have ice cream on your birthday.
Years before forming one of Nashville's most genre-bending bands, the members of Judah & the Lion grew up in separate corners of the US, listening to every type of music that came their way. They loved it all: the twang of folk, the beat of hip-hop, the drive of rock & roll, the punch of pop. Later, after college brought all four musicians to Tennessee, it only made sense to combine those different backgrounds - and different sounds - together.
On April 29, the band will play a third show due to popular demand at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. As with the April 27 and 28 shows, TV On The Radio will support. On May 1, LCD Soundsystem will play a special intimate show at the Observatory in Santa Ana.
Lost Girls, the new project by Norwegian avant-pop artist Jenny Hval and multi-instrumentalist Håvard Volden, conjures sounds and moods displaced from specific moments in time, existing purely in the moment but tantalizingly just outside of one's reach. The project's inaugural release, the two-track “Feeling” EP, presents a pair of extended compositions, alternately contemplative and crackling with energy, that complement each other in sound and approach while offering a unique and cohesive vision. It is out March 2nd via Smalltown Supersound.
Ahead of the release of their new album BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE this week, The Wombats have rolled out a final new track "Black Flamingo" BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE will be out this Friday, February 9 via Kobalt Music Recordings. "Black Flamingo" will join "Turn," "Lemon To A Knife Fight" and "Cheetah Tongue" as a final instant great track.
Emerging British artist Jade Bird has confirmed U.S. tour dates this spring supporting Colter Wall. The tour will make stops in Washington, DC, New York City, Boston, Dallas, San Francisco, Seattle and more. Jade is also confirmed to perform at SXSW, Stagecoach Country Music Festival, Bonnaroo, Firefly and Mountain Jam this summer.
The Afghan Whigs and Built To Spill are teaming up for a 23 city North American tour which will begin on April 11th in Madison, WI and wrap in Berkeley, CA on May 11th. This is the first time the two bands have toured together. Special guests Rituals Of Mine (April 11th – 25th) and Ed Harcourt (April 27th – May 11th) will serve as support.
Little Dragon will take their infectious electro-pop back on the road this spring. The Grammy-nominated band has announced a run of U.S. tour dates for March 2018, routing through the West and Gulf coasts. Tickets are on sale this Friday, January 12 at 10:00 AM Local Time
Phoenix and Zedd, along with Gucci Mane, will headline the fourth-annual Air + Style Los Angeles. Part music festival, part skateboard and snowboard competition, the festival will take place March 3,4 in Exposition Park at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and The National will headline Shaky Knees Music Festival's sixth edition, taking place May 4-6 at Central Park in downtown Atlanta. The incredible lineup boasts more than 60 bands on four stages, including David Byrne, Tenacious D, Fleet Foxes, The War on Drugs, Vance Joy, Cake, Courtney Barnett, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Lord Huron, Manchester Orchestra, Matt and Kim and more. This year's Shaky Knees will also see the first festival performance from The Distillers, who are reuniting after twelve years.
The Naked and Famous are pleased to announce the release of their new album ‘A Still Heart', a collection of acoustic interpretations of hits and favorite tracks recorded over their decade long career.
CRSSD Festival today released the lineup for its Spring 2018 event, March 3 and 4th, and its seventh edition to date. Located in the heart of Downtown San Diego, smack dab on the Pacific shoreline in Waterfront Park, CRSSD has established itself as a singular beacon for boundary pushing live and electronic music acts.
Ashe of Mom+Pop Records will be supporting Louis the Child at the Hollywood Palladium on December 16, 2017. The California native singer-songwriter has been on tour throughout the US and Canada for the past two months and will be ending 2017 with a few more remaining appearances in California.
Passion Pit has announced plans for a 2018 North American headline tour to start the new year. The 18-date trek will kick off on January 10 at Washington DC’s 9:30 Club and extend into the first week of February, including shows in Boston (1/12), New York City (1/13), Chicago (1/17) and Seattle (1/27) before concluding in Los Angeles on February 3.
CALJAM18 will take place October 5 and 6, 2018, returning to Glen Helen Regional Park and Amphitheater for another Friday night camping party followed by another Saturday 12-hour rock extravaganza: More fun, food, sun and sweat, more guitars, and EVEN MORE GOOD TIMES.
Portland-based band Candace crafts dreamy, carefree tracks melding shoegaze, indie rock, and lo-fi. Formerly known as Is/Is, the trio composed of Sarah Rose (guitar/bass/vocals), Sarah Nienaber (guitar/bass/vocals), and Mara Appel DesLauriers (drums/vocals) relocated from Minnesota to Oregon to put their band as first priority. Candace has released three full LPs, most recently being New Future in 2016.
In an effort to keep tickets out of the clutches of bots and scalpers, U2 is implementing Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan system to ensure that tickets purchased on November 20th for the band’s North American eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour are purchased by actual fans.
On December 13th, actor Justin Long and CHVRCHES will present A Holiday Variety Show at The Henry Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, a night filled with music and comedy benefiting the Girls Home and No Kid Hungry charities. Tickets are $40 Tickets are $40 and go on sale at 10:00am PST this Friday, November 10th.
Electrifying Liverpool trio The Wombats have announced that they will release their fourth studio album, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE, on February 9, 2018 via Kobalt Music Recordings. The album's first track, "Lemon To A Knife Fight," is streaming now exclusively via The Fader and was the "Hottest Record in the World" on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show.
Los Angeles quartet Warbly Jets have announced they will head back out on the road this month supporting Liam Gallagher on his North American tour, kicking off on the 13th in San Francisco and wrapping on the 30th in Philadelphia, in support of their self-titled debut album out now on Rebel Union Recordings
On the tails of completing the most successful North American run of their storied career, Queens of the Stone Age have confirmed a second Stateside installment of the 2018 Villains World Tour. The new dates will begin with a March 21 and 22, 2018 two night stand in San Diego, and run through the end of May, including an April 24 appearance at the Austin 360 Amphitheater—the first QOTSA Austin headline show since 2011 and first time in the area since Austin City Limits 2013.
Third Man Records is proud to announce the release of "The Blackout," a limited edition U2 12" in conjunction with Island Records. The limited edition U2 12" will be available for Record Store Day Black Friday, November 24th.
Y duo comprised of vocalist Alexis Krauss and producer/guitarist Derek Miller - have today shared new track “Rainmaker,” the second single from their forthcoming mini-LP Kid Kruschev due out November 10th, 2017 on the band’s own Torn Clean label.
“Show You the Way” is the lead single from Drunk, the critically acclaimed third full-length album from Grammy-winning bassist and producer Thundercat, out now on Brainfeeder. The track features Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins and, this summer, the trio performed the song on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
St. Vincent’s ‘MASSEDUCTION’ is out Friday on Loma Vista Recordings and today she’s released a third song from the album, called “Pills.” The song features Kamasi Washington on saxophone, Jenny Lewis on vocals, and beat production from Sounwave. ‘MASSEDUCTION’ was co-produced by St. Vincent and Jack Antonoff.
Charles battled cancer with everything he had. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer in the fall of 2016 and underwent treatment. Bradley headed out on the road earlier this year after receiving a clean bill of health but the cancer recently returned, spreading to his liver.
Saturday, October 07th, the vibrant city streets of the LA Art District will fill its pavement with thousands of culturally diverse art and music enthusiasts, for the the inaugural Fresh Coat Mural Festival. The event is located on Colyton between 4th and 5th Avenues, outside the streets of LA's most captivating urban renewal project, The Container Yard (TCY).
Nashville pop/rock band, COIN just announced their North American Tour to kick off at the top of 2018. The national headline tour starts in Fort Lauderdale, FL with stops in major cities including New York, Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. See below for full list of tour dates.
Returning to San Diego’s Waterfront Park, the Fall edition of CRSSD will once again host a huge list of some of the scene's most in-demand DJs and live acts such as RÜFÜS DU SOL, Chromeo, Cut Copy, MØ, Lane 8, Richie
London-based rock band Wolf Alice release new track "Heavenward", which was featured as a Zane Lowe World Record on his Beats 1 show. The track will be included on the band's upcoming sophomore album entitled Visions Of A Life, which is set for release September 29th, 2017 via Dirty Hit/RCA Records.
The New York-based artist Null + Void will make his debut on hfn music with the upcoming album 'Cryosleep', which is combining oldschool vibes with contempoary electronic music and offers a range of unique vocal features.
“The Gate” is essentially a love song, but I say ‘love’ in a more transcendent way,” Björk says of the song. “Vulnicura was about a very personal loss, and I think this new album is about a love that’s even greater. It’s about rediscovering love—but in a spiritual way, for lack of a better word.”
Texan instrumental rock collective THIS WILL DESTROY YOU will kick off a West Coast mini tour this week with Glassing. The near week-long journey will run from September 19th in San Diego, California through September 25th in Phoenix, Arizona. In November, THIS WILL DESTROY YOU will take to the streets again for an East Coast jaunt beginning November 12th in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and running through November 18th in Teaneck, New Jersey. The trek features support from Sannhet and includes a performance at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, New York as part of Knit Ball 2017, a week-long series of shows celebrating the historic venue's 30th anniversary.
The singular event marks the first time the five members will be performing on stage together since Chester passed on July 20th. The band will be joined by a number of other artists, for an unforgettable night of music to honor the man who touched the lives of so many around the world.
Following the warmly received release of her solo debut, America, Juanita Stein has confirmed an international fall tour. Dates include a support run with The Killers in the UK as well as several headline US dates. Stein will make key stops in Austin, New York City, Philadelphia and Nashville. The Howling Bells frontwoman-turned-solo artist released America on Handwritten Records earlier this summer to critical delight.
Shannon shares "Coast," the second single / video from the album. ICYMI, listen to the first single, "The Moons Detriment." Shannon Lay is currently opening up for Morby on his Fall North American tour
London Grammar have released the video for "Non Believer," the latest track to be taken from the trio’s second album Truth Is A Beautiful Thing. The video follows a busy summer for the band who have played a slew of festivals including Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Montreux Jazz Festival and many more. The band will head to Australia later this month before returning to the UK for a sold out headline in October.
Bayside has announced The Walking Wounded Tour; a series of US headline shows celebrating the 10th anniversary of their 3rd full-length album. Their album The Walking Wounded is out now on Craft Recordings.
Following performances of “The Little Things That Give You Away” during encores of several dates on The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 (as well as a TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live), "The Blackout” is the second advance offering from U2’s upcoming 14th album Songs of Experience.
Since the release of their groundbreaking record YOUNG, Overcoats have taken 2017 by storm receiving critical acclaim and being hailed as one of the breakthrough acts of the year. The duo came in at number 3 on the NPR Favorite New Artist poll with one listener describing them as "Totally rad ladies with smart lyrics, sweet vocals, and powerful, sometimes-gritty backing music that's kind of dark but very danceable."
Boys Noize announces a set of new dates for the fall, including stops in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Colombia. Expanding his European tour westwards, his live show will make stops in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, Mexico City, and more.
Due to overwhelming demand for tickets and a sold-out first show, Morrissey will return to The Hollywood Bowl with special guest Billy Idol to perform a second show on Saturday, November 11th. The first show sold out days after it was announced that the iconic musicians would perform on the same bill at the celebrated Los Angeles venue on November 10th.
Indie-folk duo Radnor & Lee have officially released the second single, "Doorstep," off their forthcoming debut LP, due out November 10. AllMusic praised the track, writing, "Joyful spirituality abounds as their voices blend with layers of acoustic guitar and an organ providing extra punctuation."