Watch: Beach House – Wishes

Beach House

When you think about Baltimore’s Beach House, the first word that comes to mind is not “absurd.” The duo’s dreamy music always possesses an air of seriousness in terms of composition and execution. Perhaps this is what amplifies the wackiness of their new music video for “Wishes.” Directed by Eric Wareheim of Tim and Eric [...]

Listen: Thee Oh Sees – Toe Cutter – Thumb Buster

John Dwyer and his horde of garage rock mutants in Thee Oh Sees are known for releasing material faster than their fans can keep up. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that they announced a follow-up to last year’s Putrifiers II before most people could even finish listening to it. Due for [...]

Rock In Peace, Alvin Lee


Alvin Lee, the guitarist for English-blues-rock band Ten Years After passed away today, at sixty-eight years old. Details remain hazy, but according to an announcement made by family, cause of death was “unforeseen complications” after a routine medical procedure. Nothing about Alvin lee was routine. One of the greatest blues guitarists to grace our ears, Lee’s [...]

Constructive Winter: Hold Steady to record new song for Game of Thrones

Partying with me was the wisest thing you’ve done since you climbed off your horse. Patron Saints of Partying, lead by the Great Orator of Indie himself have recently announced they have recorded a new song for the third season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. The Song of Ice and Fire-based series is winning big [...]

Bibio Announces New Album

Silver Wilkinson

Earlier today Stephen Wilkinson, who goes by the moniker Bibio, announced a new record. Silver Wilkinson is expected to drop May 14th via Warp Records. Wilkinson explains the new release below: This album feels to me as eclectic as my previous two albums. There is a certain ‘let nature take its course’ attitude with my [...]

Caitlin Rose Releases Sophomore Record The Stand-In

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Caitlin Rose, a talented Nashville-based folk singer-songwriter, released her sophomore effort, The Stand-In, today via ATO Records. The folks at ATO seem to have their finger on the pulse of modern-day Americana; bands like My Morning Jacket, Dawes and Alabama Shakes also call the label their home. While Rose’s breed of windswept-folk/country may be on [...]

Daft Punk Album Tease?

If you watched SNL on Saturday, you may have noticed an out of the ordinary advertisement featuring Daft Punk.  The electronic music sensation consisting of two French musicians has been in the house music scene since the 90′s.  The commercial gave viewers a 15 second snippet of a new song while the Daft Punk logo [...]

Listen: Dave Grohl – Sound City: Reel to Reel


The nicest guy in rock and roll has been making waves in the film industry. In addition to directing Soundgarden’s “By Crooked Steps” music video, Grohl has most recently been noted for Sound City, his documentary about the history of Los Angeles’ infamous Sound City Studios.The film has spawned one of the greatest collaboration of musicians [...]