New Phoenix Album Coming in April


In case you have yet to hear, Phoenix have finally opened up (if ever so slightly) with news of their wildly awaited follow-up to the 2009 smash, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. On Thursday, Rolling Stone reported that Daniel Glass (the head of Phoenix’s label, Glassnote Records) took to a Spotify event to announce that Phoenix’s new [...]

Staff Picks: November

Zulu Pealrs

John Beringer Senior Contributor Artist: Zulu Pearls Album: No Heroes No Honeymoons Comments: No Heroes No Honeymoons is the debut full-length album from Zulu Pearls, the newly minted musical project of songwriter Zach Van Hoozer. He reportedly wrote the record between bar shifts and throwaway jobs while living in both Washington D.C. and Berlin, so his transnational music [...]

Rain Over St. Ambrose – Truth For News

Rain Over St. Ambrose

Hailing from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Rain Over St. Ambrose are a young rock and roll band who do just about everything right on their full-length debut album, Truth For News. The band, Cory LeBlanc (guitar/vocals), Marc Durkee (bass/vocals), Curt Le Blanc (guitar), Luke Amirault (drums), Matt Amirault (keys), rip through eleven invigorating rock songs that [...]

Live Preview: Grasscut at Sebright Arms, London, UK on November 24


On Saturday night, Grasscut, the acclaimed duo of Andrew Phillips (music, words, production, vocals, keyboards, guitar) and Marcus O’Dair (management, keyboards, double bass), will be visiting Sebright Arms in London for what should be a thrilling set to ring in the homestretch of live shows to close out 2012. Phillips is a film and television [...]

More Devil’s Music, the Sinister Sounds of Etu Malku


Music has its charms and its mysteries, but it also holds keys that open doors to understanding hidden meanings. Many musicians believe in the mystical qualities of music. Some musicians have made some very serious studies of the spiritual effects of music, from the incessant and sexually pounding Afro-Caribbean rhythms of Voodoo and Santeria to [...]

Watch: The Gaslight Anthem – “National Anthem” in Honor of Hurricane Sandy Victims

The Gaslight Anthem

New Brunswick, NJ rockers The Gaslight Anthem have debuted a video for the somber beauty “National Anthem,” which closes out the band’s most recent, excellent album Handwritten in poignant fashion. The clip is a tribute to the suffering and resiliency of the people of New Jersey and New York have faced during and in the [...]

Listen: Fiona Apple – “Dull Tool” from This Is 40 Soundtrack

Fiona Apple

With the lines “You’re more likely to get cut with a dull too than a sharp one. You stuck around, you stuck around,” and the chorus, “You don’t kiss when you kiss, you don’t fuck when you fuck, you don’t say what you mean, you don’t talk loud enough,” Fiona Apple has officially entered this [...]

Download Den: Quiet Company – “You, Me, & the Boatman”

Quiet Company

Welcome to The Silver Tongue’s Download Den.    Here is where we will pass along the most intriguing and worthwhile songs that we’ve been fortunate enough to discover. Many are songs we’ve been obsessing over, while others simply snuck up and got their hooks in us. We’re not concerned with genre limitations or mere trendiness. We [...]