Jack White, Alabama Shakes and Beach House Top NPR Readers’ Best of 2012 (So Far)

Jack White

Jack White holds the crown of current fan favorite in 2012 In case you missed it, NPR polled their readers over the past few weeks to see who would rise to the top of public opinion with the best album of the first half of 2012. The music-loving NPR fans contributed quite the extensive, distinguished [...]

Watch: Sharon Van Etten Plays Conan


Sharon Van Etten continued the promotion of her new album Tramp on Conan last night. The singer stopped by the talk show and performed the track ‘Leonard’. The album, released earlier this year, has garnered Van Etten vast critical acclaim with the NME already having called it ‘One of the best albums of 2012 so [...]

Video: Sharon Van Etten – “Leonard”


Sharon Van Etten has released the video for “Leonard” off of her third LP, 2012′s Tramp. Watch it below. In support of the release, Van Etten has announced a five-date tour of the UK, which will include her largest headline show to date. Sharon will also be one of many headliners at the 2012 Crossing [...]

St.Vincent, Sharon Van Etten, The Walkmen to Play the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Festival


This spring, The National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner will curate  the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry festival. Thea three-day music festival will take place May 3-5th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music May 3-5th,  and will feature performances from St. Vincent, Beirut, Sharon Van Etten, Atlas Sound, The Walkman and many more. Passes go on sale  March 6th [...]

Sharon Van Etten Announces UK Tour


Brooklyn based singer Sharon Van Etten has been one of the more talked about upcoming stars of 2012. Perhaps best known for her work with the Antlers and the National, alongside a solo career that’s so far produced three albums, Van Etten is no overnight success. However her newly released third album, ‘Tramp’ has garned [...]

New Album Releases for February 2012


Some of your favorite artist, and possibly some you’ve never heard of, are releasing new albums in February. Listed below are a few you might want to check out.

Stream Sharon Van Etten’s “Tramp”


Sharon Van Etten’s will drop her third studio album, Tramp, on February 7th via Jagjaguwar. But in the meantime you can listen to all 12 tracks over at NPR.org. Paul McCartney will also be releasing a new album, Kisses on the Bottom, on February 7th. Click here to listen to entire album courtesy on NPR.

Video: Sharon Van Etten Performs “Serpents” on Jimmy Fallon


Sharon Van Etten made her TV debut Thursday night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The New Jersey native performed  “Serpents” from her forthcoming Tramp.  Check out the video below (via The Audio Perv).