Starbucks Supports M83 but Not U.S. Troops

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Agree or disagree, I’m not one of those people who lets an individual’s personal life or ideologies impact my impressions of their art or products that they produce, to a larger extent. Harboring love-hate feelings toward artists is not a problem for me. I’ve always been a Guns N’ Roses fan, though I owned a [...]

Listen: Diplo – Express Yourself


Today the iconic producer and half of Major Lazer, Diplo, debuted the first track from his forthcoming EP, Express Yourself. The similarly titled song can be heard exclusively at SPIN.com, but below is a sampler of all the tracks encompassing this EP. As heard through some of the samplings, other artists featured on the EP [...]

Listen: Sleigh Bells – “Born to Lose”

Born to Lose

Yesterday Sleigh Bells debuted a new track off their upcoming album, Reign of Terror. The new effort is set to release on February 14 (aww) via Mom+Pop Records. Check out the song on Spin as well as the tracklist below. Reign of Terror Tracklist: 01. True Shred Guitar 02. Born to Lose 03. Crush 04. End [...]

Evanescence streaming upcoming LP on Spin


After much talk about their upcoming album, Evanescence is streaming their upcoming self-titled opus online at Spin.com. Click here to take a listen.  Evanescence will officially release the follow-up to 2006’s The Open Door on October 11. Evanescence tracklisting: 1.What You Want 2.Made Of Stone 3.The Change 4.My Heart Is Broken 5.The Other Side 6. [...]

New Puscifer Album: Conditions of My Parole


With the recent reforming and touring of A Perfect Circle, you would think Maynard James Keenan would focus his recording sights on this high-demand group.  This, however, is not the case.  Maynard’s most recent project, Puscifer, is getting all the album attention as of late, and is already geared for an album release with a [...]

Chris Cornell Talks About His Upcoming Solo Acoustic Tour


Chris Cornell is afraid of performing live acoustically, but looks forward to his upcoming solo acoustic tour in this interview by Spin.com.

Take a Listen: Adele’s New Album Streaming on NPR


British soul sensation Adele will be releasing her album, 21 February 22nd, but you can hear it before it’s release at NPR In an interview with Spin, Adele tells the magazine that, “It’s a breakup record,” she says. “One big breakup.” She goes on to say that her sassy attitude  inspired by ’50s rockabilly singer [...]

Bear Hands: New Record + New Tour


Brooklyn’s Bear Hands are hitting the road. Their debut album Burning Bush Supper Club just came out this week on Cantora Records, and last night – in Raleigh – they officially kicked off a headlining tour in support of the record. Tonight Bear Hands, with touring support from Tallahassee’s Holiday Shores and local opener Siberia [...]