The Flaming Lips – The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends

The Flaming Lips

[One Perspective] The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends is the sound of a beloved band not giving a shit, throwing harmony and traditional song construction into the wind and appearing to see just how many childlike indulgences they can get away with unscathed and admired. The majority of the reviews scattered around the internet find [...]

Listen: School of Seven Bells Cover Siouxsie and the Banshees


For this years record store day, School of Seven Bells took on the seminal Kiss Them For Me, bringing their own synthy-shoegaze inspired sound to the track. You can listen to the track at the bottom of the article. The song follows the release of the groups third full length, critically acclaimed LP entitled Ghostory. [...]

Blitzen Trapper Announce Tour + New Video


Sub Pop road warriors Blitzen Trapper have scheduled a ton of summer dates in support of their latest release, American Goldwing.  The tour, which kicks-off at Sasquatch Festival in George, WA on May 26, will wrap up at Pickathon in Happy Valley, OR on August 5. Blitzen Trapper will release a new single for Record [...]

Event: Record Store Day Appearances by Mastodon, Ximena Sarinana and Eric Hutchinson


Record Store Day is just days away, and a few of your favorite artist will be making appearances at local record stores in celebration of the event. Check out the schedule below to find out who’ll be making a stop near you. Friday April 20th Ximena Sarinana – Coachella Music & Arts Festival / ZIA [...]

Watch: Trentemøller – My Dreams (feat. Marie Fisker)


Prior to its official release, electronic artist Trentemøller has released the official video for his newest track, “My Dreams.” With a previous collaboration on Reworked/Remixed, “Sycamore Feeling,” Marie Fisker offers her vocals once again. “My Dreams” will be released on a 7” vinyl via Trentemøller’s own label, In My Room, and will be available April [...]

Record Store Day 2012 Release List Revealed


Alright audiophiles, time to gather ‘round and check out the list for this year’s Record Store Day. Set for April 21st, we are within the month window for the vinyl-collector holiday. For the sake of tastefully-sized articles, go to the RSD official site to check out the full list of releases. Some points of interest [...]

The White Stripes Reissue Singles for Record Store Day

With Record Store Day (April 21st) quickly approaching, many artists have already announced limited-edition vinyls and other goodies to be sold at local record stores. Today, Third Man Records announced a limited-edition 7” of two White Stripes’ singles, “Handsprings” and “Red Death at 6:14”. The vinyl will be – in Stripes fashion – a red [...]

Listen: of Montreal – “Feminine Effects”


In celebration of Record Store Day 2012, of Montreal will be releasing a split 7″single with Deerhoof. The single will feature a Deerhoof track called “AFilthy Fifth”, and a of Montreal cover of Deerhoof’s “SecretMobilization”. The b-side will feature the of Montreal track “Feminine Effects”. Listen to Feminine Effects below. Record Store Day is April [...]