The Antlers to release mysterious ‘Undersea’ July 24th

Looks like The Antlers are taking a cue from the ole’ Radiohead book – being pretty vague about their latest piece news. Today (June 4th), the band posted this mysterious video to their Facebook page. The video seems to be a sampler, with the video matching up perfectly to the celestial sound of the piece. [...]

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 [...]

The National Announced as Curators for ATP Festival


It must be said that as an institution, All Tomorrow’s Parties are perhaps the most consistent in their booking of phenomenal bands for their festivals. ATP is slowly becoming the go-to festival for music lovers, with the seminal and much missed Afghan Whigs co-curating ATP’s summer festival, ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’, in New Jersey. Now The [...]

Top 25 albums of 2011


Our very talented writer James Brightman recently wrote up his top 20 albums of the year, and fellow writer and long time friend of mine Michael Starr is about to write his. All due respect to those two, but neither of them know what they’re talking about and this is definitely the right list and [...]

Watch: The Antlers perform “Epilogue”


The Antlers are currently enjoying their second trip around the world promoting their 2011 release Burst Apart. For most of their recent live shows, starting with the “unveiling” show at SXSW, the band have played almost exlcusively songs from Burst Apart, and frequently just played the album in its entirity for live shows. This isn’t [...]

Concert Review: The Antlers at Screen on the Green


Before talking about the show itself, I think it’s important that I first mention where I saw The Antlers, as the venue itself contributed a lot to the night’s characterisation. The Antlers played Screen on the Green, buried in the very heart of Angel Islington, itself being a sort of hipster central forLondon.

Hit the High Seas with Weezer


Want to take a cruise with Weezer? Band front man, Rivers Cuomo have just announced their own cruise. The Weezer Cruise will set sail in Miami and voyage to Cozumel. The four day cruise start on January 19th and will feature indoor and outdoor sets from Weezer. The band will also pose fro photographs with [...]

Kode9, Moby, Dan Deacon, and others added to Moogfest 2011


After releasing the first round of artists on June 1, the Moogfest has now announced the next round of electronic artists to be added to the lineup. Moogfest is a three day festival held in the multiple venues scattered about the town of Asheville, NC.  Named after the late Bob Moog, the festival serves as [...]