Hear the Pharmacy’s Fleet-Footed ‘Make Me Remember’

Though the Pharmacy call Seattle their hometown, the power-punk threesome spent much of the past year living and writing their latest album Stoned & Alone…
David Bevan / October 29, 2012

Watch Metallica Half-Cover Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ at Voodoo Festival

Metallica paid tribute to Green Day over the weekend, as the Bay Area metal band filled in for the Bay Area pop-punks at the Voodoo…
Marc Hogan / October 29, 2012

Stream Lindstrom’s Return to Space Disco ‘Smalhans’

Less than a year after releasing his experimental foray into prog-rock, Six Cups of Rebel, Norwegian producer Hans-Peter Lindstrøm is back with a new album.
Harley Brown / October 29, 2012

Gaslight Anthem Switch Grunge Allegiance, Cover Foo Fighters

Gaslight Anthem's Brian Fallon recently stopped by the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge to promote the Jersey outfit's new LP Handwritten. SPIN didn't exactly love…
Daniel Kreps / October 26, 2012

‘Cruel Summer,’ One Month Later: 10 Records That Explain G.O.O.D.’s Group Misfire

G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer just kind of came and went, didn't it? It sold pretty well, and I still hear songs from it crawling out…
Brandon Soderberg / October 26, 2012

Titus Andronicus’ ‘Big City’ Video: ‘Garden State of Mind’

Jersey rockers Titus Andronicus have released a new video from their ambitious latest LP Local Business. "In a Big City," like the title suggests, documents…
Daniel Kreps / October 26, 2012

Of Montreal Improve Football in Trippily NSFW ‘Sails, Hermaphroditic’ Video

Between the NFL's head injury tragedies and the official sanctions against some of college football's better teams, it's a tough year to be a pigskin fan.
Marc Hogan / October 26, 2012

My Chemical Romance Fire Off Two Bullet-Speed ‘Conventional Weapons’ Tracks

The first of My Chemical Romance's Conventional Weapons tracks are as hard-hitting as advertised. The New Jersey rockers have unveiled the frenzied punk fist-pumper "Boy Division"
Marc Hogan / October 26, 2012

First Spin: Hot Sugar & Haleek Maul’s ‘I don’t wanna b judged’

Hot Sugar (producer Nick Koenig) first popped up on my radar when he contributed the foggy, tone-setting opening rap track "Sleep" to the Roots' excellent…
Brandon Soderberg / October 26, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Kanye West Bares His Soul, Shills for Smart Phone

Houston-based music writer and "tank-top enthusiast" Shea Serrano (read his excellent profile of No Trivia favorite B L A C K I E) and Houston…
Brandon Soderberg / October 26, 2012

Jack White Rakes Through ‘Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground’ Live at Third Man

It's that "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" time of year again. As you shake the decomposing organic evidence of fall from your shoes, sit…
Marc Hogan / October 26, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: At the Fringes of the Fringes

Scott Wilson has a new column on Juno Plus devoted to "outsider dance," in which he suggests that the margins of dance music are moving…
Philip Sherburne / October 26, 2012

The Weeknd Imbues ‘Enemy’ With the Smiths’ Seductive Power

One way the Weeknd frontman Abel Tesfaye has signaled his difference from more conventional R&B stars (see Frank Ocean, Miguel, and Holy Other Usher in…
Marc Hogan / October 26, 2012

Download Angel Haze’s Jay-Z and Eminem-Sampling ‘Classick’ Mixtape

Earlier this week, we heard up-and-coming New York rapper Angel Haze harrowingly detail sexual assault over a beat sampling Eminem's "Cleaning Out My Closet." Following…
Daniel Kreps / October 25, 2012

Watch Flying Lotus’ Adorably Humble Nardwuar Interview

From Kurt Cobain to Tyler, the Creator, no one interviews artists as colorfully as Vancouver's Nardwuar the Human Serviette. In his latest conversation, Nardwuar catches…
Daniel Kreps / October 25, 2012

M83’s ‘Steve McQueen’ Gets Whimsical, Long-Overdue Video

On last year's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, Anthony Gonzalez concentrates his wonderful, decade-old M83 project into grandiosely swelling, awe-conveying electronic anthems. Forget "dream-pop"; this is lump-in-throat…
Marc Hogan / October 25, 2012

Hear Thao & the Get Down Stay Down’s Spirited ‘Holy Roller’

"I am a woman of leisure," Thao Nguyen begins on "Holy Roller," the first song she wrote for upcoming third album with the Get Down…
Marc Hogan / October 25, 2012

First Spin: Iamsu’s ‘Mobbin”

Did you check out Rework, that recent Philip Glass remix album that Beck put together? Yeah, me neither. Here's my stupid complaint with it: How…
Brandon Soderberg / October 25, 2012

Hear So Cow’s Heart-Bending Power-Pop Gem ‘I Hardly Know You’

Originally the solo recording project of Brian Kelly, in recent years So Cow have blossomed into both fully functioning three-piece and card-carrying members of Popical…
David Bevan / October 25, 2012

Watch Gary Clark Jr. Tear Through ‘Third Stone From the Sun / If You Love Me Like You Say’

A month ago, we posted footage of festival king Gary Clark Jr. performing "Numb" at Wille Nelson's studio in Spicewood, Texas, just outside his hometown…
David Bevan / October 25, 2012
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