Little Boots has just unveiled her new video for Better in the Morning, which was premiered by Fader, as you can see above. A lovely video to go with a lovely song, what more can I say? Here’s Little Boots herself on her tour and more: “I’m honoured to have some incredible support acts...Read more
PRESS RELEASE: As previously announced, extreme metal titans ARCH ENEMY will return to North America this July/August to headline the 2015 installment of “Summer Slaughter”! Featuring BORN OF OSIRIS, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, OBSCURA, AFTER THE BURIAL, CATTLE DECAPITATION, and BEYOND CREATION as support, this tour will mark the band’s second...Read more
Notorious. Infamous. Bad ass. Just a few of the things MOTÖRHEAD have been called over the years. And they’re sure to be called worse following the release of their 40th anniversary album, Bad Magic, which will be released on August 28th. The album was recorded at NRG Studios with longtime producer Cameron Webb...Read more
The above is an acoustic cover of David Guetta’s “Hey Mama” by Bebe Rexha. Only it isn’t entirely a cover. You see, Bebe is actually featured on the song and co-wrote it. So, really, it’s hers as much as it is David Guetta’s. And I happen to prefer this version over the original,...Read more
Bosco hails from Atlanta and was discovered by A-Trak. This EP, BOY, was just released on June 2nd. And, boy, it’s quite intoxicating. Listening to its opening track, “Gold Ghost,” I truly feel like I’m high on something. It worms its way into your brain and stimulates it in just the right way...Read more
Melanie Martinez, one of my favorites from The Voice, unleashes her creativity upon the world with her new song and video, "Pity Party," which includes an interpolation of "It's My Party And I'll Cry If I Want To" -- or whatever that oldie is called. ...
Monarchy's lovely cover of Beck's "Lost Cause" will be on their Re|Vision EP, which will be nine cover versions and a remix. It will be released on the 15th of June. "Lost Cause" was commissioned by Julian Ballestros, a fan who supported the duo through the "choose a...
ROYAL BLOOD ADD HEADLINING DATES [PRESS RELEASE] LOS ANGELES, CA – June 2, 2015 – BRIT and NME Award-winning UK duo Royal Blood have announced additional headlining U.S. dates to take place this fall. The dates are in addition to the previously announced SOLD OUT headlining dates, performances at Governor’s Ball, Sasquatch, Bonnaroo,...Read more
Typically, our #songoftheday is selected from newly released singles, but once in a while we fall in love with something that we missed the first time around. So, we figure better late than never and cover i t anyway. Such is the case with "You're Worth...
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Matt Skiba has been the co-lead vocalist/guitarist of Alkaline Trio for roughly 20 years now and they’re one of the most successful punk rock bands of all-time. You don’t have to like them, but you have to give them that. They’ve put out eight albums and for the most part they have...Read more
"Someone sucked the life out of the room / When that someone said goodbye much too soon," begins Nate Ruess' lovely new ballad, "What This World Is Coming To." And that pretty much sums up the song right there: the classic tale of boy meets girl and...
Chungking released their much-praised debut album We Travel Fast way back in 2003. Their 2007 album Stay Up Forever is a veritable electronica-meets-trip-hop masterpiece. During more recent years the Brighton-based trio — Jessie Banks, Sean Hennessy and Ben Townsend — have worked with Richard X and WARP Records’ Jamie Lidell. Perhaps more impressive...Read more
Special thanks to Maia Kennedy, contributing editor, for her excellent photos. Connect with Maia Kennedy Photography: maiakphotography.com facebook.com/maiakphotography instagram/maiakphotography DAY THREE: SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015 THE BALLROOM THIEVES Boston’s own band The Ballroom Thieves were formed in 2011. On Facebook they describe the genre of their music as “alternative rock & folkin’ roll.” And they...Read more