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Music News Archive 2013
Indie, Alternative, and Electronic Music News

   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electric Forest Just Announced Dates and Tickets For 2014
Find out when you can buy.
 
CMJ Marathon Announced Tickets For 2014
Need a Badge? They're on sale now.
 
Holy Ship!!! Festival Announced Its 2014 Schedule
If you're going on the cruise, find out who's playing when in 3 new schedules.
 
Arcade Fire Are Headlining The Glastonbury Festival!
Find out what's happening next year at Glastonbury.
 
Moogfest Announced Their 2014 Lineup
Kraftwerk 3D, Daedalus, Dan Deacon, The Gaslamp Killer, RJD2 and Sasha all lead the lineup. Find out the complete deal including tickets and speaker panels.
 
Ultra Music Festival Just Announced The 2014 Lineup ...
A lot of the usual UMF Miami names, also some live acts: Sub Focus, MGMT, Eric Prydz presents Holo, Trentemøller; check out the full list after the jump.
 
Find Out Why Kim Shattuck Was Fired From The Pixies
She wasn't heavy ... they were just dating a new bassist.
 
Four Tet Is Giving Away Free Music To Mark 100,000 Followers on Twitter
He calls SendSpace the "indie label of the year."
 
The Dead Weather Just Announced A New Single, Listen To It Now
The new Dead Weather arrives in 2015, but the first single will be Open Up (That's Enough) will be available on Jan. 17 via Third Man Records Vault subscription. Listen to a preview of the song now.
 
Burial Reveals Why He Made Rival Dealer
Rare words from the reclusive Burial.
 
Moog Festival Announces Curators for 2014
Find out who will be programming the showcases, including Warp Records, Fool's Gold, DFA and Ghostly International. See the complete list.
 
Latitude Festival Just Announced The First Phase of Performers
The quirky offset to the Reading Festival has new names and tickets for 2014.
 
Mutek Festival Barcelona Announces Lineup
The Barcelona version of the Montreal festival has named names.
 
Spotify Is Going Free On Its Mobile App, Download It Now
New features on your mobile phone or tablet ... FOR FREE!
 
Noise Pop Adds More To Lineup
Throwing Muses, Bleached and Mother Falcon are all part of the new additions, find out more and see the complete lineup.
 
Buku Music Festival Announces Initial Lineup
Want to hit New Orleans in March? Flaming Lips, David Guetta and Ellie Goulding all lead the first phase of the lineup, find out who's in so far.
 
Isle of Wight Festival Announced Their Initial 2014 Lineup
It's basically a big party. On an island. Find out who's playing.
 
NXNE Music Announces Initial 2014 Lineup
St. Vincent, Omar Souleyman, Rhye and Danny Brown lead the lineup, tickets are on sale. Find out more.
 
BEST NEWS EVER: New Flying Lotus Album
The best of news any day is something new from Flying Lotus  -- but a whole album worth of new material is even better.
 
New Music From Phantogram, & And A New Album
OK, second best news ever: more new music is on the way from trip-hop-psych-pop-indie-pop band Phantogram in the form of a full-length album.
 
EDC New York Just Announced Dates And Tickets For 2014!
New location, new dates, and tickets this week. Find out more.
 
Pixies Just Announced New Shows, And Their New Bassist
And her name isn't Kim! Find out more.
 
Spotify Is Going Free On Its Mobile App
Spotify is going free for mobile users. Find out more.
 
Austin Psych Fest Rolls Out 2014 Lineup
Primal Scream, The Black Angels, The Zombies, Of Montreal, Black Lips, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks and Liars all lead the lineup. WOW. Find out more.
 
Big Ears Festival Announces 2014 Lineup
The acclaimed festival returns after a few years off -- Steve Reich, Jonny Greenwood, John Cale, Television and Dean & Britta all lead the lineup. Find out more.
 
Rustie Announces December Tour
Crunk-o-matic Warp Records artist Rustie is launching a tour of the US later this month.
 
Spotify Launched A New Website For Artists, Musicians & Their Managers
Spotify has launched a new website at www.spotifyartists.com, as a brand new way of letting artists, managers and musicians stay in touch with the general public and Spotify analytics.
 
Arcade Fire Add More Shows For 2014
Are you going to see their massive tour?
 
Black Francis of the Pixies Is Doing A Graphic Novel With Porn-Peddling Peasants and Homicidal Gypsies
Yes, you read that headline right.
 
Google Play Music Is Now Officially Available On Google Glass
Google Glass has finally been updated with one of the most exciting and awaited app: Play Music.
 
The Reading Festival Just Named A Headliner And Other Bands For 2014
Find out who they are.
 
YouTube Music Videos Arrive For Nintendo 3DS
Now you can browse, search and explore videos on the handheld gaming console.
 
Dean Wareham Goes Solo: New Album And Tour
Dean Wareham is now moving fully outside of his famous Dean & Britta and Galaxie 500 projects to release his first solo album.
 
New Acid Arab Compilation Coming In 2014
They have an interesting and global-sounding mix of elements that could find itself at home on any James Bond soundtrack.
 
Phosphorescent Announces 2014 Tour
The shows are all US-based and east of the Mississippi River.
 
Skrillex Takeovers Tour Will Hit Four Cities For Residencies
And he's bringing a crew of performers with him.
 
Roskilde Festivals Starts Week Of Announcements With 3 Names For Lineup
They'll roll out names all week, find out who's in to start.
 
Reading & Leeds Deposits Start
It's your chance to get in on tickets payments.
 
Hideout Festival Announces Lineup
Check out the full lineup for the Croatian festival.
 
Primavera Sound Adds The Pixies
They join a grwing list. See who's been named so far.
 
Bonnaroo Tickets Go On Sale
It starts at Noon EST, and tickets are at a discount. Find out more.
 
Shabazz Palaces Are Reissuing Their First Two EPs
Just in time for the holidays: red and green vinyl.
 
2 Kims Down: Pixies Get Rid of Bassist Kim Shattuck
Meet the new Spinal Tap drummer scenario.
 
Kraftwerk Are Doing A Residency In LA
Kraftwerk will bring their legendary 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 performance as a four night residency at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
 
Good News: New EP From Burial This Month
Good music for electronic music (but not for EDM) fans.
 
The xx Are Offering Limited Edition Vinyl Box Sets
Because they just can't get enough of that vinyl.
 
Sasquatch! Festival Tickets Go On Sale This Friday
A limited supply, get the details.
 
Firefly Music Festival Announces Tickets For 2014
It's Cyber Monday ticket action.
 
There's Hope For Vinyl: Rough Trade Opens In Brooklyn Today
Anyone fearing the decline of vinyl should be optimistic about its future: the London-based legend Rough Trade Records opens a new location in New York today.
 
T In The Park Tickets Are On Sale For 2014
Get in while you can at 2013 prices.
 
Now It's Legit: Deezer Is Launching In The US
Deezer has just confirmed earlier reports that it will launch its streaming music service in the US in 2014. Find out more.
 
Polyvinyl Records Is Doing A Cool Single Subscription With Great Artists
Polyvinyl Records is launching a new singles series next year, it's called the Polyvinyl 4-Track Singles Series, and it's available to a limited audience of 500 people. Find out how to subscribe and who's involved.
 
deadmau5 Is Launching A Subscription Music Service
Seeking to get rid of the riff-raff on Facebook and Twitter, deadmau5 is launching his own private music subscription service for the deadmau5 die-hards.
 
Pivot This: Turntable Live Will Replace Turntable.FM
In a digital world where things turn over quickly as an audience hell-bent on finding the next new thing moves to the next bright shiny object, Turntable.FM is turning the tide to create a new music service: Turntable Live.
 
Kim Dotcom Is Launching His Music Service Baboom In 2014
Kim Dotcom is famous for launching revolutionary products that the industry loves to hate and music fans love to love. Now he's launching a music service to take on Spotify and iTunes. It's called Baboom.
 
Mark Lanegan Is Going Full-On With A New Anthology
There's lots of the box set or anthology extras here: a big, sprawling book of art that went with the music; unreleased tracks and packaging with a high level of detail and precision.
 
The Death of Winamp: It Doesn't Need To End Like This
When the internet has been around long enough that old music apps are old enough to be retro or nostalgic, you know that the internet has come a long way.
 
Blur Pull Out Of Big Day Festival
"It’s a shock that it has come to this."
 
Oneohtrix Point Never Announces Tour
Find out what's in store for the tour.
 
PJ Harvey Is Guest Hosting A Radio Show
What do Monty Python, MI5 and PJ Harvey all have in common?
 
Liars Offer A Cryptic View Of Their New Album
A new preview of the band's album has surfaced online.
 
Xiu Xiu Get Deep And Cathartic On Angel Guts: Red Classroom
So this should be a happy album. Get a preview.
 
Noise Pop Festival Adds Two Names
San Francisco's "most awesomest" festival expands its lineup.
 
SXSW Music Announces Phase Two Lineup
And Austin is gonna get HOT ...
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Bonnaroo 2014 Tickets Announced
Find out how to get in on a limited supply.
 
The Notwist Sign To Sub Pop, Check Out New Music, New Album and Tour
The mix of musical elements that the The Notwist are playing these days includes  tags like electronic, indie rock, indie pop, cinematic, and ambient, but the best description would probably include all of those words and more.
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Glastonbury Festival: One Name Confirmed
And you probably can guess who it is ...
 
The Big Day Out Expands Its Lineup
The Drones, Bliss N Eso and Violent Soho all lead the new additions to The Big Day out lineup for 2014.
 
Deezer Is Launching Its Streaming Music Service in the USA
Deezer will launch the streaming music service in the USA in 2014, to compete with Spotify and YouTube Music. Find out more.
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Broken Bells Announce Late Winter Tour
The Danger Mouse and James Mercer combo known as Broken Bells is takin' it to the streets in the new year, with a two-week run of shows in March.
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Mark Pritchard Has ANOTHER EP On The Way And A New Album Next Year
He’s busy, but everyone’s got to make a livin.’
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music A Lou Reed Biography Is Coming From Anthony DeCurtis
In the aftermath of the sad passing of Lou Reed somes the news of an autobiography being written by Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis.
 
The Queens Of The Stone Age Interactive Movie The Vampyre of Time and Memory Just Launched
This is one intense and impressive video, that's for sure.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Just Announced 2014 Tickets and Dates
And they do go fast, so find out how to get in early.
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Announce Tour For Next Year
Hey! What are you doing next summer? You should go to see Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds!
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music St Vincent Announces Tour + New Song + New Video
New shows and a new song hint at new music to come.
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Google Play iOS App For iPhone & iPad Launches ... Finally
Google Play Music All Access was released on Friday on iOS 7 for the iPhone and iPad. Find out more.
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Watch The Pretty Lights Show in San Francisco Live On Nov. 30
Can't make it to the Pretty Lights show in San Francisco on Nov. 30? Find out how you can still watch the show live.
 
Music News | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Uncle Tupelo's Classic No Depression Is Getting A Reissue & RSD Single
The classic Uncle Tupelo album No Depression is about to get a reissue on Legacy Recordings. Find out more.
 
Oneohtrix Point Never Announces Tour
Find out what's in store for the tour.
 
PJ Harvey Is Guest Hosting A Radio Show
What do Monty Python, MI5 and PJ Harvey all have in common?
 
Liars Offer A Cryptic View Of Their New Album
A new preview of the band's album has surfaced online.
 
Xiu Xiu Get Deep And Cathartic On Angel Guts: Red Classroom
So this should be a happy album. Get a preview.
 
Noise Pop Festival Adds Two Names
San Francisco's "most awesomest" festival expands its lineup.
 
SXSW Music Announces Phase Two Lineup
And Austin is gonna get HOT ...
 
Bonnaroo 2014 Tickets Announced
Find out how to get in on a limited supply.
 
The Notwist Sign To Sub Pop, Check Out New Music, New Album and Tour
The mix of musical elements that the The Notwist are playing these days includes  tags like electronic, indie rock, indie pop, cinematic, and ambient, but the best description would probably include all of those words and more.
 
Glastonbury Festival: One Name Confirmed
And you probably can guess who it is ...
 
The Big Day Out Expands Its Lineup
The Drones, Bliss N Eso and Violent Soho all lead the new additions to The Big Day out lineup for 2014.
 
Deezer Is Launching Its Streaming Music Service in the USA
Deezer will launch the streaming music service in the USA in 2014, to compete with Spotify and YouTube Music. Find out more.
 
Broken Bells Announce Late Winter Tour
The Danger Mouse and James Mercer combo known as Broken Bells is takin' it to the streets in the new year, with a two-week run of shows in March.
 
Spacelab | Indie Music News | Music Festivals In 2013 And 2014 | Music Videos | Free MP3 | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Mark Pritchard Has ANOTHER EP On The Way And A New Album Next Year
He’s busy, but everyone’s got to make a livin.’
 
A Lou Reed Biography Is Coming From Anthony DeCurtis
In the aftermath of the sad passing of Lou Reed somes the news of an autobiography being written by Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis.
 
The Queens Of The Stone Age Interactive Movie The Vampyre of Time and Memory Just Launched
This is one intense and impressive video, that's for sure.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Just Announced 2014 Tickets and Dates
And they do go fast, so find out how to get in early.
 
Spacelab | Indie Music News | Music Festivals In 2013 And 2014 | Music Videos | Free MP3 | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Announce Tour For Next Year
Hey! What are you doing next summer? You should go to see Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds!
 
Spacelab | Indie Music News | Music Festivals In 2013 And 2014 | Music Videos | Free MP3 | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music St Vincent Announces Tour + New Song + New Video
New shows and a new song hint at new music to come.
 
Spacelab | Indie Music News | Music Festivals In 2013 And 2014 | Music Videos | Free MP3 | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Google Play iOS App For iPhone & iPad Launches ... Finally
Google Play Music All Access was released on Friday on iOS 7 for the iPhone and iPad. Find out more.
 
Spacelab | Indie Music News | Music Festivals In 2013 And 2014 | Music Videos | Free MP3 | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Watch The Pretty Lights Show in San Francisco Live On Nov. 30
Can't make it to the Pretty Lights show in San Francisco on Nov. 30? Find out how you can still watch the show live.
 
Spacelab | Indie Music News | Music Festivals In 2013 And 2014 | Music Videos | Free MP3 | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Uncle Tupelo's Classic No Depression Is Getting A Reissue & RSD Single
The classic Uncle Tupelo album No Depression is about to get a reissue on Legacy Recordings. Find out more.
 
Moogfest 2014 Speakers Announced
Check out who's doing what.
 
Arcade Fire Announce Reflektor Tour For 2014
Ever since the 9/9/9 campaign started, you've been looking forward to this: the Arcade Fire tour.
 
Jon Hopkins Tour Starts Today
Jon Hopkins starts his tour for the awesome album Immunity today, and for the rest of the month he'll play shows in North America with Clarke.
 
Believe It: TV On The Radio Have A New Album
2014 will bring new music and a new album.
 
Google Glass Added Music Apps And Earbuds
Given that Google is way in on this wearable tech thing with Google Glass, and they're way into the music thing with Google Play, YouTube, the whole YouTube Music Awards ... and, well, everything else that they do; it was only a matter of time before Google Glass and music crossed paths.
 
New Stephen Malkmus Album + Hear A New Song
New album, new song and a new tour!
 
Band Name Checker App Helps You Choose The Right Band Name
So you're starting a band ... big dreams and bigger music. What are you going to call yourself? The name is ultra-important -- it defines you before people even hear your music, giving a first impression to people.
 
A New John Digweed Album Is On The Way With A Performance In Argentina
It's the full package: a multi-disc set with a DVD. Find out more and get a preview.
 
Watch The Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit Video
The festival has put together a new video that checks in on what happened at the music festival.
 
Marissa Nadler Announces New Album + Listen To A New Song
Find out more and listen to the song "Dead City Emily."
 
Sparklehorse Tribute Album Is In Search Of Funding Via Indiegogo
The upcoming Sparklehorse and Mark Linkous tribute album Last Box of Sparklers is looking for funding via Indiegogo, and has started a fundraising campaign. Find out more and see who's contributing to the album.
 
Laurel Halo Interview: Less Hooks, More Experiments On New Album
Laurel Halo is adapting her approach on her new album Chance Of Rain, but one that's in favor of more experimentation and might end up alienating some ears.
 
Lollapalooza Brazil Announces Lineup
Muse, Arcade Fire, Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails all lead the lineup, tickets are on sale now. Find out more.
 

Arcade Fire Will Play Primavera Sound 2014

The lineup for the Barcelona festival grows, and tickets are on sale.
 

Yuck Announce North American Tour In 2014

Yuck has a new album out called Glow & Behold on Fat Possum Records, and now the band is ready to tour behind the album.
 

New Illum Sphere: Ghosts of Then and Now Debuts In February + Listen To A Song Now

Illum Sphere is getting ready to release his first album for Ninja Tune, with the arrival of Ghosts of Then and Now
 

Lollapalooza Chile Announces 2014 Lineup

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Pixies, Phoenix and more. Tickets are on sale, find out more.
 

Rhapsody Radio Launches For Android, iPhone and iPad

Rhapsody Music has created a new mobile app for an online streaming radio service called Rhapsody Radio with the well-known group The Echo Nest. It’s available now for Android, iPhone and iPad. Find out more.
 

Pandora Radio Is Now On Google Chromecast

Pandora Radio has finally been added to Google Chromecast. Find out more.
 

Mogwai Announce Massive World Tour

Now that the word about the new Mogwai album Rave Tapes is out, the band 1s looking to go on a massive tour.
 

Ben Sims Is Doing The FabricLive #73 Mix

Longtime electronic music innovator Ben Sims has been chosen as the next curator / creator of the next in the FabricLive series of mixes, known as FabricLive 73.
 

Developing A Music App For The iPhone and iPad? Try Android First

If you're making a music app, consider making an Android app before an iOS app for iPhone and iPad. Most go for iOS first and make an Android app later, some choosing skip the Android App or Windows phone app altogether. This is probably a mistake.
 
 
Watch The YouTube Music Awards Live Stream
Watch the YouTube Music Awards live stream for the first-ever awards show.
 
EPM Music Is Releasing Its Second Selected Series With Techno Music
More of a connector and promoter than an actual recording label, EPM Music is releasing the second installment of their Selected series with techno music, which is due out on Dec. 16. Find out more.
 
Pandora Radio Launched A New Music App For Android
Pandora Radio has launched a new Android app for online radio streaming, it’s available now at the Google Play app store. Find out more.
 
SXSW 2014 Announces More Sessions
2014 is taking shape with more panels and speakers being announced. Find out who's in.
 
Twitter #Music App: Stayin’ Alive On The Twitter Website
The mobile app suffered sad declines after launch, but should be kept as part of the Twitter website itself.
 
Voodoo Festival Happens This Weekend
It’s already underway and Sunday tickets just sold out. Find out what’s happening and see who’s playing in New Orleans.
 
James Blake Wins The 2013 Mercury Prize For Overgrown
He's now in possession of the coveted prize and  £20,000! That’s, like, a lot!
 
RJD2: Making More Is Than Isn’t On A Purely Improv Basis
RJD2 talks on his latest album, More Is Than Isn’t, in a new interview.
 
iTunes Radio vs Pandora Radio: Who Wins Best Internet Radio?
In iTunes Radio vs Pandora Radio, who wins? What's the best internet radio streaming to listen to music online? A new study breaks it down.
 
SoundCloud Is Now Using  Instagram Photos on SoundCloud Songs
Instagram and SoundCloud are partnering to combine online picture hosting with online storage of sounds for musicians. Kaskade and Krewella are doing it, find out how they use Instagram photos in their SoundCloud songs.
 
New Music From Beck Is Happening Early Next Year
New album, new label deal, new vision.
 
Queens of the Stone Age Are Doing A Creepy Interactive Video With The Creators Project
Not to be outdone by those Arcade Fire guys, Queens of the Stone Age are doing an interactive video with the Creators Project called “The Vampyre of Time and Memory.”
 
Massive Attack Reissue A CLASSIC: Mezzanine This November
Massive Attack are reissuing perhaps the most defining album of their history with the newly announced Mezzanine reissue.
 
Google Is Buying ... An Independent Recording Label?!
Soooo ... in addition to Google being likely to launch a new streaming music service soon, there's news of Google also throwing money on the table for an independent recording label as well.
 
Shift This: Shifted Is Working With Dominick Fernow On A New Album
His hard-hitting and sometimes gothic-industrial take on electronic music is road map for the dark side of electronic music on how to be dark without being gloomy.
 
What A YouTube Music Service Means For Spotify, iTunes Radio & The Others
The recent news that Google will be starting its own YouTube-branded streaming music service came as a shock that we really shouldn't have been shocked at.
 
Yesss! New Album From Mogwai + Listen To An Advance Song
At last! New music from Mogwai. The off-bent, hell-bent, AWESOME Mogwai will return to us in the new year with a new full-length album called Rave Tapes.
 
Moogfest Expands to Five Days For 2014
Tickets are on sale now!
 
Noise Pop 2014 Initial Lineup Announced, More This Week
San Francisco’s Noise Pop Music Festival tossed out a few names as an  initial lineup, the full list is due this week.
 
Mutual Appreciation Society: Perc Trax and Pole Group Recordings Team Up For EPs, Live Events
Perc, the long time innovator of hard-hitting techno and deep tech, has announced a collaboration between his Perc Trax label and the PoleGroup Recordings label/booking agency.
 
Barsuk Records Is Celebrating Its 15th Anniversary With A Massive Four-Day Party
The label gave rise to some of the great names we all know and love: Death Cab For Cutie, Phantogram, Ra Ra Riot, Nada Surf, Maps and Atlases and more.
 
Nokia Music+ Illustrates The Race To Go Global With Streaming Music Services
It’s a global connection game now, with all the players trying to expand anywhere there’s a potential audience.
 
With The Apple Take Down Of The HMV Music App From App Store, How Can Others Compete?
The event ends up showing not only the conflict of interest for Apple in music apps, but also the risk in making a music app for the iPhone or iPad.
 
Lou Reed Died On Sunday, And Took Some Music With Him
Words for thought from what Lou Reed told Rolling Stone in 1987 and perhaps the great daily muse for Monday.
 
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Announce Live At KCRW For Record Store Day
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds have a new release for Record Store Day, called Live From KCRW. Find out more and see all of the RSD releases in the works.
 
Bonobo Talks Influences In A New Interview
What's he listening to these days? Check it out, straight from the Bonobo's mouth ...
 
YouTube Music Awards Name The Nominees .. Now Vote!
The nominations have been named, and we have the complete list for you.
 
Xbox Music App Gets Re-Imagined And Rebuilt For Windows Phone 8.1
Three major upgrades make Xbox Music better.
 
Austin City Limits Ticket Sale Announced
It begins next week, find out more.
 
Snowbombing Festival Names Initial 2014 Lineup
The first wave is in, are you going? Find out more.
 
Watch Atoms For Peace at Treasure Island Music Festival
The first crop of videos from the San Francisco music festival.
 
Watch Arcade Fire at CMJ Marathon In New York
Watch the band play in Brooklyn!
 
NEW STUDY: How Many Files On MegaUpload Were Copyright Infringing?
The initial word on MegaUpload, the file sharing site that was (almost) famous for its high-profile takedown last year.
 
Twitter #Music App Shutdown Rumors Surface
Twitter might be looking to kill it's Twitter #Music app because of poor usage numbers.
 
Kim Deal Might Rejoin The Pixies After All, New EP On The Way
Pixies drummer David Lovering has said that Kim Deal might end up joining the Pixies after all, after the bassist and the band split in an uneasy tension.
 

Watch Arcade Fire On The Colbert Report Tonight

Arcade Fire will appear on The Colbert Report tonight, just before they release their new album Reflektor.
 
The Orb Tour Starts This Week
The Orb are returning to North America for a tour for the Orb 25th Anniversary Tour.
 
The Future Of Mount Kimbie, In The Words Of Kai Campos
More experimentation is in the cards as well as an exploration of what can be done with drum machines. Find out more.
 
Songkick Spotify App: No Chance Of Missing Your Favorite Gig Or Concert
Spotify and Songkick will make sure you know about a gig while you still have a chance to get tickets! Find out more.
 
SXSW Music Names An Initial 2014 Lineup
Avi Buffalo, Urge Overkill, Jessica Lea Mayfield, David J and INVSN.
 
deadmau5 and Astralwerks Are Partnering for Mau5trap Recordings
deadmau5 and Astralwerks are tapping into their histories of backing electronic music and looking forward to working together to release not only new deadmau5 recordings, but the recordings from Mau5trap Recordings.
 
Check Out The New Flaming Lips Peace Sword EP
Get the details on the new Flaming Lips EP.
 
BBC Playlister: A New Music Streaming Service With YouTube, Spotify and Deezer
BBC has partnered with YouTube, Deezer and Spotify to launch its new streaming music app: BBC Playlister.
 
Pandora Radio's CFO Think iTunes Radio Is A 'Credible Threat'
He calls it "detrimental" to the music industry.
 
Telfonica Is Taking Rhapsody Music and Napster Deeper Into Europe and Latin America
Find out how.
 
CMJ Marathon Starts Today
CMJ was one of the first to champion the multi-club, urban setting music festival that we see today in SXSW. They claim over 90,000 people attend the CMJ Marathon -- it has all the requisite stuff like panels, guest speakers, film festival, and lots of music.
 
Austin City Limits 2014 Has Been Declared!
After this weekend's washout, get psyched for everything that next year can be. A limited batch of tickets go on sale this week.
 
Earbits Launches an Ad-Free Streaming Radio Service On iPhone & iPad
The streaming radio service is completely free and will have no ads of any sort.
 
Beats Music is Coming To iPhone, Android and Windows Phone 8
The long-awaited streaming music service Beats Music app will be launching soon with a variety of ways to listen.
 
Japanese Imprint 10 Label Returns With  Perc, Dalhous, Matthew Herbert
The Japanese imprint 10 Label has announced a new EP with Perc, Dalhous, Matthew Herbert and Steven Porter.
 
Royal Trux Are Reissuing Veterans of Disorder
Royal Trux will reissue the album Veterans of Disorder on Domino Records. Find out more.
 
ReverbNation Launches Crowd Review
Think of it as similar to product reviews on Amazon or food reviews on UrbanSpoon.
 
Google Play Music App Coming To iPhone & iPad
The long-awaited Google Play Music All Access is expected to launch this month on iOS 7 for the iPhone and iPad.
 
iTunes Radio Gets Global As Apple Expands to UK, Canada, Australia & Nordic Regions
Apple begins pushing iTunes Radio into global expansion, as Bloomberg and others report. The launch of iOS7 moved iTunes Radio forward, and Pandora Radio will see sharp competition. Find out more.
 
Elbow Will Release A New Full-Length Album Next Year
New music from alternative band Elbow is on the way in 2014, along with an Arena tour in the Spring.
 
Milosh Has A New Album Jetlag + New Song
Ambient IDM. A genre of opposing forces. Milosh is part of the IDM jetset, but he approaches IDM with a more laid-back approach than acts like Squarepusher or Autechre or Flying Lotus.
 
Rdio Launches Free Music Streaming for iPhone and Android
New free streaming radio services from Rdio. "Stations" lets you listen to music online via streaming radio on the iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones.
 
New Destroyer EP Five Spanish Songs + “El Rito”
Fresh Destroyer -- music from Dan Bejar and the band a.k.a. Destroyer! It's the song El Rito from the upcoming EP Five Spanish Songs.
 
Jesus and Mary Chain Deluxe Box Set Coming for 30 Year Anniversary
Great for holiday gift giving: how you explain to your relatives a band name like Jesus & Mary Chain on Christmas Day (or whatever your holiday is) is up to you.
 
Hands Announce Tour Dates
Hands sound like a crossover between mid-2000's indie rock from the west coast and indie pop from the same time.
 
James Holden Has A New Single for
“Circle of Fifths” + Tour
James Holden is now calling himself Holden, his new single Circle of Fifths has a release date next month. Get the details and preview a track.
 
New Deluxe Version of Phosphorescent's
Muchacho Is Happening
Matthew Houck is taking his Phosphorescent album Muchacho one step further by giving it a deluxe edition on Dead Oceans. The deluxe version includes a live performance at St. Pancras Church in London. Get the details on tour information + preview a track.
 
Awesome: SoundCloud And DailyMotion
Are Now On Hootsuite
Hootsuite has added Soundcloud and Dailymotion into the social media management tools in the Hootsuite app, to let indie musicians implement social network marketing across a variety of networks.
 
Rdio Partners With The Echo Nest
To Power A New Recommendations Feature
Streaming music service Rdio is partnering with The Echo Nest on a recommendations feature for Apple iOS and Android mobile app software.
 
Streaming Media Is Social Media:
Spotify Launches "Follow" Button
Spotify has launched a new Spotify Follow button, allowing users of the streaming music service to follow people like social media to get playlists and recommendations.
 
Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival
Announces 2013 Lineup
It's almost time for the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, the intersection of New York's coolest borough and the heady electronic music genre. Get the full details on BEMF 2013 lineup, tickets and dates.
 
Soundgarden Is Reissuing Screaming Life And Fopp EPs
Back in the dark days before Grunge became a horrible buzzword, there was an untapped community of music happening in Seattle.
 
Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit
Schedule Announced
Find out where you need to be and when.
 
CMJ 2013 Panelists Announced
Matthew Perpetua, Nick Catchdubs and more. Check the full lineup.
 
Glastonbury Festival 2014 Lineup Rumors
Find out the latest band rumored to be at Glastonbury in 2014.
 
YouTube Music Awards: Old Media Vs New Media
This might be better than the People's Choice Awards: the YouTube Music Awards, based on the playback of YouTube music videos.
 
Flaming Lips Grind Out 2 EPs for Later This Year
More new music!
 
David Bowie Is Doing A Reissue of
The Next Day With A DVD
New music from old music via David Bowie: he's reissuing his The Next Day release as a sort of box set/reissue combination and calling it The Next Day Extra.
 
Public Image Ltd Are Doing 3 Reissues for  
The Virgin Records Anniversary
John Lydon might be known more for the Sex Pistols persona Johnny Rotten than his PiL (Public Image Ltd) project, still PiL has had a lasting influence.
 
 
CBGB Music & Film Festival
Looks Good With Free Events
The legend lives on. Find out the details.
 
When Apple’s iTunes Match Deletes Your Music
Life in the world of the music cloud ... there's so many great features ... and problems too. If the cloud #fails, your music or anything else stored there is temporarily inaccessible. But what happens when your purchased tracks go missing never to return?
 
Phantogram EP Is Out Today, They're Touring
In October + Jimmy Fallon
The future looks great for the indietronic group Phantogram: the dynamic duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter have laid big plans for the next year and a half.
 
Robert Pollard Has A New Album,
Says He Just Figured Out “How To Write A Song”
It comes as no surprise that Robert Pollard is releasing a new album. In his long and storied career as a member of Guided By Voices and also his own solo efforts, the man has literally been machine-like in cranking out indie rock music with amazing prolificness.
 
New Music From Booka Shade
They nearly broke up during the recording process.
 
Superchunk Announced Tour Dates
They're playing in the US and Europe and will even make an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
 
New Music From Sun Glitters With A New Vocalist
Fans of deep house and deep tech-house get pumped: a new album from the Luxembourg-based electronic music project Sun Glitters is on its way called Scattered Into Light.
 
New Kurt Vile EP Announced With Lots Of New Music
A new Kurt Vile and the Violators EP called it’s a big world out there (and i am scared) is on the way with new music.
 
Bonobo North American Tour Announced
His downtempo, chill style of electronic music is coming to North America for an extensive tour in October and November.
 
Godspeed! You Black Emporer Win Polaris Prize,
Freak Out, Promote Social Cause - FTW
The cliche about Canada is that it's a stable country with boring, polite people. That is, except for Godspeed! You Black Emperor, who've won Canada's Polaris Music Prize for the best album of the past year.
 
Electric Zoo Slideshow Arrives Online
They've added a large gallery of Electric Zoo Festival photos with an interactive slideshow.
 
Treasure Island Night Shows Announced
The San Francisco festival has a Night Shows schedule + tickets.
 
Photek Is About To Release New Music
As Studio Pressure
Photek goes by many names and aliases, one of them is Studio Pressure. And lucky for all of us, there's a new Studio Pressure release coming next month in the form a 12" single. Find out more.
 
Colin Meloy Announced A Solo Tour
He's playing shows with Eleanor Friedberger and John Roderick
 
Decibel Festival Tickets Go Up At Midnight
Get in while you can! The festival happens this weekend in Seattle.
 
YouTube Music Videos Get A New Download
Feature to Download Free Music
YouTube music videos will get new offline use in a new YouTube video downloads feature being rolled out by Google.
 
Atoms For Peace Are On The Daily Show
This Week On Comedy Central
Atoms For Peace is happening this week, get the details.
 
Arcade Fire’s Reflektor Track List Surfaces on Amazon
The new Arcade Fire album Reflektor has news today with the tracklist surfacing on Amazon.
 
Vinyl VS Digital: This Is Why Amazon Online Wins
Do you buy vinyl? Do you do it because you get a download version too? Find out how this feature might be leading to a massive growth of online vinyl sales.
 
Watch the Virgin Mobile Freefest Live Stream
They're live streaming the festival this weekend!
 
First Look: An iTunes Radio
Visual Walkthrough & Review
Now that iTunes Radio is out, lets take a look at it with a visual walkthrough and review. Apple is hoping to compete with Pandora Radio, Slacker Radio and Spotify, so how does iTunes Radio stack up?
 
BEST TOUR: Clark And Jon Hopkins AND Nathan Fake
This could possibly be the best tour ever ... Jon Hopkins and Clark are doing a joint tour! Nathan Fake is the opening act.
 
MGMT Announce US Tour
MGMT are suddenly all up in everyone's consciousness.
 
The Decibel Festival Is Working With
Red Bull Music Academy
A video documentary is coming.
 
Glastonbury Festival Announces Tickets For 2014
Also, find out the new rumored headliner.
 
Bestival 2014 Tickets Are On Sale
Get tickets while you can, man.
 
Rdio Is Starting A Free Music Service
Spotify and the others are forcing Rdio to go free.
 
New Music From Autechre In October
A New Autechre EP is happening.
 
Twitter #Music Playlists Are Now On Rdio
'm personally holding out for Rdio to do a Spotify app, but that might reaching to far.
 
The Austin City Limits Festival Has Launched MyACL
Customize & share your Austin City Limits experience.
 
New Music: Rhadoo Is Doing The Fabric 72 Compilation
Romanian minimal and house producer Rhadoo is next up inline on the Fabric compilation series, which in the past has featured compilations created by Four Tet an LTJ Bukem.
 
Twitter #Music Gets a New  Spotify App,
Twitter a New Android App
Get your Twitter #Music on while you're doing Spotify.
 
Fun Fun Fun Fest Nites Announced

Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest Nites and day-by-day breakouts have been announced.

 
Nirvana Talks "Forgotten Tune" In An Interview
Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has revealed some insights into the unreleased song "Forgotten Tune," which is included in the upcoming reissue of In Utero.
 
Find Out Why Arcade Fire’s Reflektor Became A Double Album
Because 9/9 isn't just Arcade Fire Day, it's Arcade Fire Week, here's your daily dose of Arcade Fire news: Win Butler wrevealed in an interview some of the secrets about why the album became a double album.
 
Mercury Prize Shortlist Includes David Bowie, Foals, Jon Hopkins and Savages
The twelve albums that made Britain's Mercury Prize Short List were rolled out today, and the list includes David Bowie, Foals, Jon Hopkins and Savages. Check out the complete list.
 
iTunes Radio: What You Need To Know for iPad, iPhone & App
Word has hit the street -- find out the details for iTunes Radio and when you can expect a release date in your part of the world.
 
Mobile Apps: Xbox Music Hits The iPhone, iPad and Android. What?!
Xbox Music is now available on any device, anywhere at any time. This is a change that had to happen, with the decline of the walled garden approach. Apple and iOS should take notice.
 
CMJ Marathon Ticket Discount Ends At Midnight
It's your last chance to get in on lower-priced badges for the CMJ Marathon in New York. Get the details.
 
Find Out The Secrets Of How The Clash Made Music
The Clash are releasing their Sound System box set this week, a new interview with the BBC reveals the secrets behind some of their best songs.
 
Kim Gordon Breaks Down the Body/Head Abstract In An Interview
Kim Gordon has broken down her Body/Head music project with Bill Nace in an interview with the New York Times.
 
Arcade Fire New Album Watch: Music & Video To Drop TODAY
Today is the day: 9/9 a.k.a. Arcade Fire day, or the day new Arcade Fire Album Reflektor gets it first sample with a new song delivered in a video directed by Anton Corbijn. A tour and tickets should follow soon.
 
Pixies Played New Music Live Over The Weekend
The Pixies launched their tour with a surprise show at The Echo over the weekend, which gave way to comparisons of the new bassist Kim Shattuck. They played brand new unreleased songs.
 
Fuck Buttons Start Tour + Release A New Song
Fuck Buttons have begun their long, winding set of tour dates in support their new album Slow Focus, and have even released a new single for the song Brainfreeze.
 
Kurt Vile & Sore Eros To Release Jamaica Plain EP
Anyone who jumped on the Kurt Vile bandwagon in the past few years can get excited about a new music collaboration between Vile and Robert Robinson's Sore Eros.
 
Is a Sonic Revolution On the Way?
In a secret house in Melbourne, a group of sonic renegades have been exploring the boundaries of sound reproduction tech for music. Can they deliver a revolution in sound quality for online music?
 
iTunes Radio Launch: What To Expect From Apple and iOS 7 | Free Music Online | Streaming
The iTunes Radio release date is upon us, with the iTunes Radio app out this week with the new iOS 7 and upgraded Siri. It’s a great way to listen to free streaming music online and the iTunes Radio vs Pandora Radio battle will heat up in coming months.
 

Mobile Apps: Spotify Playlists At Stake in Mos Copyright Lawsuit

British electronic music nightclub label Ministry Of Sound has sued streaming music service Spotify for copyright infringement based on Spotify playlists that reproduce MoS compilations. It's at the heart of the electronic music remix culture as well as streaming music services that allow flexibility in how we listen.
 

The Glastonbury Festival Already Has 3 Headliners For 2014

Founder Michael Eavis knows who they are.
 
Check Out The Ultra Music Festival Miami Aftermovie
This is how the beautiful people live.
 
John Digweed & Nick Muir Versus The World
It's a "a full on heads down acid techno workout."
 

Nicolas Jaar’s Darkside Project Is Out Next Month

Get the details and listen to new music.
 

Pixies Redefine: New Music, New Tour, New Pixies

Just before the launch of their tour, Pixies have dropped a new EP of 4 new songs. What great way to head off into the post-Labor day world! NEW MUSIC FROM PIXIES!
 

New Mobile Apps: Spotify Launches Spotify Connect For Your Stereo and Smart Phones

Spotify wants in on the idea behind the Apple Airplay app, so they've created their own technology called Spotify Connect. It's a way of using Spotify as a platform for connecting your smart phones and tablet computers to your home stereo speakers, seamlessly.
 

Massive Attack Movie Is Premiering In the US At Park Avenue Armory

The Massive Attack movie is playing after a run at the Manchester International Festival. Find out more.
 

Nokia Music Adds 2 Awesome Features For Windows Phone Mobile App

If you use Nokia Music your world just got a whole lot better.
 

Sigur Ros Live Stream Today As Part of iTunes Festival

Sigur Ros are doing a live stream webcast to as part of the iTunes Festival. Find out how and where to watch.
 

CMJ Marathon Names Initial 2013 Lineup

Godflesh, Obits, Savages, Eleanor Friedberger and more all part of the initial few, thousands will be added to the lineup.
 

Electric Zoo Weekend: The Revolution Will Be Live Streamed

Find out how you can live stream the party in New York.
 

New Music From Laurel Halo: Chance Of Rain

Sounds like a chance of awesome.
 

Shearwater Has A New Album On Sub Pop This Fall

They do a powerhouse Xiu Xiu cover.
 

Matt & Kim or Adam & Eve? New Album Cover Asks The Question

Matt & Kim get naked for the album cover of the Lightning Remixes album cover. Find out more.
 

Spencer Krug and Moonface Just Got All Minimal On Us With His New Album

The minimal approach goes meta on getting up close and personal with the music, as there's nowhere to turn but the song and its melody.
 

Savages Just Announced Another Headlining Tour

More shows for a busy Fall tour schedule. Get the latest dates.
 

Reading & Leeds Advance 2014 Tickets Are On Sale

Get tickets to next year's festival at this year's prices. Reading Festival | Leeds Festival
 

Electric Zoo Adds More After Parties

You will have no time to sleep at this festival!
 

Bestival Rounds Out Lineup Ahead of Show

They're talking up soundsystems.
 

Arcade Fire Instagram Confirms: The New Album Is Called Reflektor, More On 9/9

In the continuing saga that has been the Arcade Fire Instagram and worldwide photo release of the Reflektor series of images and diagrams from around the world comes another big milestone.
 
New KMFDM Reissues Coming: Opium and WWIII
The band will also hit up the tour scene with Fall shows.
 
REVIEW: Bare Mutants - The Affliction
The Affliction broadly covers a wasteland of emotions, and though most of the members of the band are in stable relationships or marriages, they prove uncannily able to identify with being alone, isolated, and thoroughly depressed.
 
Replacements Reunion Show Goes Over Big
Replacements reunited for a show at Riot Fest over the weekend ... get the details and watch performances.
 
Beats Music: The Curation Process Is Playlist Heavy
Check out how Beats Music will try to do Pandora Radio better than Pandora.
 
New Music From Ricardo Tobar: Punk + Electronic + Shoegaze
Punk music posing as electronic music posing as shoegaze?
 

Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit Just Completed Its 2013 Lineup

Deltron 3030, Baths, Claude Vonstroke, The Orb and Laurel Halo are all part of the additions. Get the full lineup.
 
Electric Zoo Schedule Has Been Announced
New York's big electronic music festival throws down a schedule.
 
FYF Fest Set Times Are Out
Will you be rocking out in LA this weekend? Check out who's playing when.
 
Apple Unveils "Live Listen" Before New iPhone 5s Release
Get excited for the launch of iTunes Radio: Apple has filed a patent for live listening. It's easy to see how this could tie into iTunes Radio. With the upcoming new iPhone event in September, the timing of this patent weighs in on the iPhone 5s release date, the new iOS7 and iTunes Radio.
 
Rad: Soundcloud Sounds Are Now Part of Google+
SoundCloud and Google have made it possible to embed SoundCloud sounds on their Google+ social network, the same way that YouTube videos can shown. Find out more.
 
Bonnaroo 2014: Dates Are Announced
They've thrown down dates and a new video recap of this year's festival.
 
Live Stream The Pukkelpop Festival All Weekend
Belgium's Pukkelpop has a full-on live stream with two channels!
 
Cabaret Voltaire Are Doing Box Set #8385
Cabaret Voltaire -- the group that wrote the template for industrial music -- is issuing a fairly buyworthy box set called #8385 (Collected Works 1983-1985).
 
Mono Announce North American Tour And New Album
The wall-of-noise post-rock Japanese band are making their way on another pilgrimage to our shores for a series of brutal and ear-punishing shows. And its sooo worth it.
 
Yuck Announce New Album + Share New Song
The band with the antithetical name: Yuck. This truly awesome band has risen from nothing to becoming a well-known favorite of many musicians and music-minded people.
 
Jack White: The White Stripes Are Reissuing Elephant
It follows the limited edition Record Store Day version.
 
Infographic: Digital Music Ecosystem With YouTube, MP3 Download,  iTunes and More
This infographic breaks out the scene into categories and big names like Youtube, MP3 download, iTunes, Myspace, Rhapsody, Streaming Radio and more to show us how the field stacks up. Which ones do you use?
 
Big Data: Spotify & Free MP3 Downloads Are Used Less Than Streaming Radio
Big Data mining at its best: music on mobile phones gets almost half as much use as streaming radio does overall. This means Spotify and free MP3 downloads are still used less than streaming radio, whether that's AM and FM or online-only radio stations.
 
New Music From Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth)
Post SY music from Lee, a whole album!
 
Reading Festival Sells Out
The massive festival sells out massively.
 
What's Arcade Fire Doing On Sept. 9? More Instagram News
The Arcade Fire Instagram is chalking up more info around the Arcade Fire new album release date (possible called Reflektor). Overnight, the Arcade Fire Instagram offered these photos ...
 
There's A New My Bloody Valentine EP and MBV Streaming Site Coming
The future hold good things from My Bloody Valentine, including a short EP of new songs, a dedicated web site for streaming various sound experiments from the past decades, and more.
 
Nirvana In Utero Reissue Will Include “Forgotten Tune”
The upcoming reissue of Nirvana's classic album In Utero for its 20th anniversary will include a new song never released before. The song is called Forgotten Tune, find out the release date and details.
 
Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Is In On The New Spike Jonze Movie
She's adding to the soundtrack which also includes music from Arcade Fire.
 
Lung Announces Debut LP
New school drum and bass meets dubstep guy Lung, a.k.a. James Ellaway has a new album coming out next month.
 
Is the Streaming Music Business Sustainable?
Pandora Radio and Spotify are relying on the “Field of Dreams” platform: build an audience and profits will come. But that business model is designed to work for technology startups expanding into new markets—not a digital music service trying to expand within a declining industry.
 
Nathan Fake, Ewan Pearson and More Join the Green Man Festival
Get the latest lineup and stage breakouts.
 
Reading & Leeds Festival Add 7 More Acts
The massive twin festivals add to their massive lineups.
 
YouTube Live Streaming Video Is Now Open For Your Music Channel
YouTube is opening live streaming to any channels with 100 subscribers or more, so even if you're not a YouTube Partner you can get in on live streaming YouTube music videos like live performances or interactive live video sessions. Find out more.
 
Chelsea Light Moving Escape New York With Fall Tour
Chelsea Light Moving announced more tour dates, and they’ll be one of the bands escaping from New York City by heading south as the weather turns colder this Fall.
 
Sub Focus Announces New Album Torus and A Song With Kele Okereke From Bloc Party
Sub Focus, aka Nick Douwma, has a new album on the way, an appearance at upcoming Electric Zoo festival in New York, and a new song with Kele Okereke from Bloc Party.
 
The New Arcade Fire Might Be Called Reflektor, With A Global Graffiti Campaign
Get the word out any way you can.
 
Fun Fun Fun Fest Expands Lineup
The Fun Fun Fun Fest has emerged to be a yearly staple in the Austin music scene. It offers punk/hardcore, indie rock, hip hop/DJ, and comedy acts for a fun fun fun time. It's centered around independent music, creativity, and progressive music.
 
Arcade Fire, Pearl Jam and Blur Lead Big Day Out 2014 Lineup
Also with Tame Impala, Mudhoney, DIIV and more. Tickets go on sale soon.
 
Death By Audio Is Releasing A "Live at Death By Audio" Flexi Book
The famous Brooklyn venue that's played home to noisy bands coming out of Brooklyn for years, is releasing a retrospective flexi book to commemorate 2012 and some of the great bands who played there.
 
Warp Records Signed Jeremiah Jae + Mixtape
Jeremiah Jae is the reincarnation of the Tricky vibe from back in the Maxinquaye day.
 
Girls Against Boys Have A New EP, It’s The 1990’s All Over Again
So much more punk than their radio-friendly-unit-shifter brethren of the era.
 
Kings of Leon Are Doing A Live Stream Show Next Week
Kings of Leon are next up in the “Unstaged” live stream series from American Express. Fred Armisen directs.
 
Mobile Music, Streaming Radio & Music Downloads: Free VS Paid
With free music downloads and paid mobile downloads growing, this infographic takes into account streaming radio like Pandora Radio and other music options to break out how we listen today.
 
New Music From Sisu: Sandra Vu of Dum Dum Girls Shows Us What It's All About
Check out the drum and bass-style beats, the early-new wave-Cure-era synths and the shoegaze-indie rock combination of sounds on their new single “Return the Favor.”
 
Virgin Mobile FreeFest Announces 2013 Lineup
The freeest of them all: Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup includes MGMT, Pretty Lights, Vampire Weekend and more.
 
Amazon.Com Music  Charts For This Week: MP3 Downloads, Vinyl and CD
This week in Amazon.com best-selling music: the best mp3 music downloads in album format, CD’s and vinyl from the Amazon Music Store.
 
Rdio And Live Nation Are Streaming Music At LiveNation.com
Rdio and Live Nation are now working together to bring the Rdio streaming music experience to LiveNation.com, as the beginning of what could bloom into a much bigger effort.
 
Pandora Radio & Netflix Are In On Google Chromecast, The Apple TV Killer
New from Google is Chromecast, a low-cost way of getting Netflix, Pandora Radio, YouTube and more streaming music and videos on your TV via your mobile devices or computer. It’s part of the Google TV expansion that’s underway and includes Play Music as well and more as part of a package that’s meant to compete with Apple TV.
 
Voodoo Experience Expands Lineup
Who's up for NOLA?
 
The Austin City Limits Schedule Is Out!
Find out who's playing and on what stage.
 
Clinic Announced US Shows
They're playing the Boomslang Festival and more.
 
Moderat Are Doing  A Live Stream For Their Album Release
It's the Moderat Fog & Projection Experiment.
 
Trentemøller Has A New Album With Low, The Raveonettes, Blonde Redhead and More
There’s a new Trentemøller album on the way. It’s called Lost, and will be released on ...
 
New Nightmares on Wax: Good Times From Ibiza
Good vibes.
 
Mark Lanegan Announced A US and European Tour
Ex-Screaming Trees guy Mark Lanegan is releasing his covers album Imitations in September, and he has a tour lined up.
 
Zola Jesus Announces US Tour
The new Zola Jesus tour dates are out for the US in September and October!
 
Fuck Buttons Announce Tour
The new Fuck Buttons tour was announced today, with dates in October to support their excellent new album Slow Focus.
 
Creamfields Festival Goes Pyrotechnic
They want to put on "the biggest stage production ever."
 
All Tomorrow's Parties End Of An Era Expands The Lineup
Slint will play rare headline set at the final ATP gig.
 
The Head and the Heart Just Announced a Tour and New Album For This Fall
The Head and the Heart have a new album this fall on Sub Pop Records and a tour with Thao and The Get Down Stay Down and Quiet Life.
 
NEW FOUR TET ALBUM IS COMING
The magic music words have been spoken on Twitter: NEW FOUR TET ALBUM. The album is called Beautiful Rewind, find out more.
 
NEW Music From Crystal Stilts!
Crystal Stilts will bring their own brand of noisy, jangly and fuzzy indie pop to us once again with new music in September. The new song “Star Crawl” is a great example of what the band does well: laid-back, slow-ride garage indie rock with a sharp edge and lots of reverb.
 
Virgin Mobile FreeFest Announces 2013 Date
The massive free music festival has kicked into gear.
 
All You Spotify Crybabies Need To Stop Whining!
All you Spotify crybabies need to stop blaming Spotify if your music isn't happening. Nobody seemed to be whining about FM radio royalties, EVEN THOUGH THEY NEVER PAID ANYTHING TO YOU EVER.
 
Google Play Music Now In Australia & New Zealand, The Google Play Store Gets Bigger
It's for the upcoming Google Music vs iTunes Radio battle that will unfold next year.
 
Amazon.com Lists Best Amazon Music So Far In 2013
There's some names you might expect from the indie music world, and more mainstream pop acts as well. Find out who made the cut.
 
4 Nine Inch Nails Albums: Check Out The Covers + Tour
Trent Reznor unloaded four new Nine Inch Nails albums for Hesitation Marks first on Twitter, then on the band's website. Check out the albums, new Nine Inch Nails songs, and tour information on the NIN live experience for the Summer of 2013.
 
What A Difference 6 Years Makes: Music Tech in 2007
Live-by-the-sword, die-by-the-sword.
 
Google Play Store Does Redesign: Now You Can Download While You Drive
Google Play Music is part of the upgrade.
 
Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit Adds More Artists
Baths, How to Dress Well, Claude VonStroke, Big Black Delta are all in ... get the full details.
 
Polaris Music Prize Short List Arrives ... Who Would You Vote For?
Cast your votes! Who should win?
 
Kim Gordon's Body/Head Project Just Announced Tour Dates
Now that Sonic Youth is on permanent vacation, Kim Gordon is focusing on Body/Head, the crazy/great/new music project she's doing with Bill Nace. They just announced a new set of tour dates in support of their debut album Coming Apart.
 
Could a Higher Quality Listening Experience Rekindle Consumers’ Commitment to Buying Music?
Neil Young’s hi-def music service, Pono, may be nearing completion, but only time will tell whether it can live up to its goal: to “rescue an art form” and revolutionize the way people experience music.
 
Passion Pit Just Announced A Huge Tour
Electronic indie pop band Passion Pit just announced a big set of shows for North America, with special guests The Joy Formidable.
 
Ex Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist John Frusciante Has A New EP
And he's got a looong missive ...
 
REVIEW: Gauntlet Hair - Stills
Get your dark side on with Gauntlet Hair, you won’t be disappointed.
 
iTunes Radio and Siri: More Than
Pandora Radio and Spotify
iTunes Radio will change online radio, as new iTunes Radio features add dimensions we don't get with Pandora Radio or Spotify.
 
New Arcade Fire Album: It’s Official
To anyone waiting for the new Arcade Fire album ... your day has arrived. Get the details.
 
Deltron 3030 Is Back! New Album This Fall, Check Out A Preview
Today is a good day! Del The Funky Homosapien, producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and DJ Kid Koala ... the power trio also known as Deltron 3030 have just announced a new album.
 
Hello, Cleveland! Artists In Residence Program Helps Musicians And Artists Get their Groove On
Any artist or musician can tell you how tough it is to get by these days. So what's an artist supposed to do to get by? Cleveland's Artists In Residence program has a way to help.
 
Is RJD2 Or Isn't RJD2 Releasing A New Album?
Is you is, or is you ain't my baby?
 
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 Lineup Revealed
The Austin Fall music showcase offers up Deerhunter, Washed Out, Johnny Marr, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Chelsea Light Moving, Bleached, Simian Mobile Disco (DJ set), Bonobo, Ice-T and a whole lot more.
 
Man Man Wants You ... To Like Them. Really Like Them
Post-rock, indie rock ... whatever you want to call Man Man, their new album will be "stripped to its core and rebuilt as something new" according to Anti- Records.
 
New Sufis Album Of 60’s Psych Pop In August, Listen To 2 New Songs Now
What do you get when you cross Nashville with 60's psych pop? The Sufis. The greatest thing since sliced bread from Syd Barrett's kitchen is back.
 
Electronic Label Bosconi Is Releasing a 5-Year Retrospective, Listen To It Now
The Italian electronic music label Bosconi is doing a five-year retrospective of their house and techno take on the scene -- it happens in a series of four EPs and a larger mix, or you could go for the limited edition box set.
 
New Spotify App for Windows Phone 8 Launches
Following quickly on the heels of the recent Rhapsody Windows 8 App, Spotify just updated their Windows 8 app.
 
REVIEW: Octopus Project - Fever Forms
Gone are the young-band leanings with sweeter than saccharine indie pop sounds, and in its place are songs that are more polished, more mature and have a lot more depth and complexity.
 
Rhapsody Music App Gets Free Windows 8 Download
Rhapsody jumps on the new school Windows 8 bandwagon.
 
AApple iPad 5 Release Date Rumors Suggest October For Your New iPad (UPDATED)
The latest news and rumors on the Apple iPad 5 release date move towards an October release. There also looks to be a lot of new Apple products with new features, so an iPad 5 release should be part of the new “army” of products. Whether a new iPad 5 price arrives is certain to be subject of many iPad rumors and news in the coming months.
 
Twitter Music For iPad and iPhone Gets A Genre Update, Still No Android App
The Twitter Music app for iOS expanded its service for iPad & iPhone to include filtering by genre for a better experience, with deeper search and Rdio integration.
 
The Vaccines Announce North American Tour, Share “Melody Calling”
London-based indie pop band The Vaccines just announced a set of shows for a North American tour, including stops at Lollapalooza, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago.
 
The Pixies Are Going Tour With Their New Bassist, The New Kim
New Kim, same as the old Kim?
 
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Colin Greenwood Are New BBC 6Music DJs
Pulp frontman and music gadfly-about-Europe Jarvis Cocker has been hosting BBC 6Music’s Sunday Service afternoon show, but as the old European tradition dictates, it's time for a Summer holiday.
 
Xbox Music App Launch Set to Happen This Week, Including Android and iPhone
Microsoft should release Xbox Music this week, at music.xbox.com and it will allow you to use Xbox Music as a streaming music service.
 
Sigur Ros Live Stream Is About To Go Live, Stream It Here
Sigur Ros and "friends" live from the Boiler Room Berlin.
 
Outside Lands Single-Day Tickets Are Now On Sale
Make a move on em' while you still can.
 
The Glastonbury Festival Is Happening Now
Emily Eavis kicks things off.
 
SEE THIS SHOW: Rusko Is Touring With Roni Size + Dynamite MC + new EP In July  on OWSLA
Rusko has announced tour with Roni Size as the drum & bass guys collide.
 
Find Out What Trent Reznor Said About The New Nine Inch Nails Album Hesitation Marks & David Lynch
Trent Reznor talks on the new Nine Inch Nails album Hesitation Marks, Adrian Belew's departure, new NIN songs from the upcoming LP and discusses EVERYTHING with Kevin & Bean from the Los Angeles CBS Radio station Modern Rock KROQ.
 
MGMT Have A New Album And Tour Thing Called THE OPTIMIZER
They're kinda indie pop, kinda psych and kinda electronic music and indie rock ... the band that's impossible to classify: MGMT.
 
Sigur Rós Are Doing A  Boiler Room TV Appearance
Two great tastes that taste great together: Sigur Rós will be doing a live performance tomorrow at The Boiler Room, home to many impromptu gatherings at locations around the world.
 
Your Next Live Show: Flaming Lips Are Touring with Tame Impala
It doesn't matter where you live or what you already have booked on your calendar: the Flaming Lips tour is shaping up to be THE definitive tour of the Summer of 2013.
 
Outside Lands Festival Just Announced Single-day Tickets
And they go on sale tomorrow. Get the news and complete lineup.
 
New Arcade Fire Album Release Date Leaks
Those of us looking forward to a new Arcade Fire album have another new thing to consider in the run up to an album release: Revolt Magazine is dropping word today of the new Arcade Fire album release date.
 
DJ Spooky Just Released His New Album as Free Download
The open-minded technocrat and DJ / artist / author DJ Spooky just announced that his new album Of Water and Ice is available as a free download.
 
The Glastonbury Festival Is Doing a Live Stream Webcast
The Glastonbury Festival has begun broadcasting a live stream from the festival grounds, and will continue over the next week.
 
All Tomorrow’s Parties  Iceland Unloads A Mixtape
Download a looong mixtape of acts from this weekend’s festival.
 
Nine Inch Nails And David Lynch Might Be Working On A Secret Video Project
Find out what Trent Reznor just sent out on Twitter.
 
Watch The Sigur Ros Live Stream in 360
The Sigur Ros live stream webcast for Kveikur starts in less than an hour, and it's the first chance to see Sigur Ros perform the songs live from their new album Kviekur.
 
New From Porcelain Raft: Permanent Signal, Check Out A Preview
Check out the details on the new Porcelain Raft album Permanent Signal on Secretly Canadian.
 
New Oneohtrix Point Never On Warp Records This Summer
Oneohtrix Point Never is readying his new album R Plus Seven for release on Warp Records.
 
Ty Segall Tour Dates Set For Sleeper
A new set of shows for the Ty Segall Sleeper tour.
 
Benicassim Festival Expands 2013 Lineup
The already large lineup just got larger.
 
SXSW 2014 Announced A Call For Submissions
Find out what you need to know. The call for submissions is happening earlier than usual this year.
 
El Ten Eleven Announce Fall Tour
Time marches on ... post-rock band El Ten Eleven has recovered nicely from their gear being stolen before their Spring tour and is moving forward with a newly announced set of shows for the Fall.
 
NXNE Festival Announced 2014 Dates
They're setting up camp for next year.
 
Get Your Band In Iceland Airwaves
Wanna play the Iceland Airwaves music festival in Reykjavík? The deadline is coming up fast to submit.
 
Octopus Project Are Back With A New Album, Viewmaster Slides, Stereoscopic Videos ... You Know, OP Stuff
The bestest of best news today with the arrival of a new Octopus Project album in July.
 
Franz Ferdinand Announce Fall Tour And A Stop At Austin City Limits
Scottish four-piece Franz Ferdinand have announced a tour for a Fall tour, one that includes a stop at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in October.
 
The Music Tapes Reveal The Traveling Imaginary Tour
Julian Koster's project The Music Tapes are taking a wild ride this Summer on a tour called the Traveling Imaginary.
 
Iceland Returns: múm Offers Experimental Indie Pop in September
Experimental Indie pop band múm return after a four-year hiatus with their upcoming album Smilewound. The Icelandic collective is roaring back with a new single for the song 'Toothwheels' which is out now.
 
Bonnaroo 2013 Preview: Live Stream, Video & Lineup Plus Tickets and After Shows
Get the DL on the 2013 Bonnaroo lineup and tickets, as well as Bonnaroo live stream and webcast information. Find out the aftershows lineup and get the live feed on Bonnaroo for 2013. Find out more about tickets being sold out and where to watch the 2013 Bonnaroo live stream webcast.
 
BMI to Sue Pandora Over Publishing Rates
BMI believes Pandora is not providing the artists responsible for its music content with proper royalty compensation.
 
New Kraftwerk Album Is Happening
Because the world needs more minimalist robot music, Kraftwerk have set their sights on creating a brand new album of music.
 
Pandora Radio Moves Into FM Radio: Blame iTunes Radio
The Pandora Radio takeover of every possible outlet continues on, this time with the purchase of an FM radio station. Find out why.
 
This Weekend: Bonnaroo Preview
Get the latest deets on the Bonnaroo Music Festival happening this weekend.
 
James Murphy On The New Arcade Fire Album
Those of you waiting on the new Arcade Fire album have a juicy morsel to chew on today: James Murphy from LCD Soundsystem who's been producing the new album, has weighed in with thoughts on how it's going.
 
New Music from Washed Out: Just In Time For Your Chillwave Summer Vibe
Summer ...you get to hit the beach or pool, be in the sun ... but you need a soundtrack, right. Just in time: new music from Washed Out, the most prime of Summer soundtracks.
 
Richie Hawtin Is Bringing ENTER. to Ibiza Again
Richie Hawtin is bringing back his ENTER. gig to Ibiza this year. Find out the full details and lineup.
 
New Zola Jesus From Guggenheim Performance: Versions Arrives in August
Nika Roza Danilova is taking Zola Jesus into the high art stratosphere with her upcoming release of Versions, the music she performed at The Guggenheim with JG Thirlwell (Foetus).
 
Worship At The Altar Of King Khan With Idle No More Tour
Worship at the altar King Khan & The Shrines with "sweat-drenched, ass shaking, groovy, psyched-out numbers" by checking out their new single and tour schedule.
 
Apple Launches Streaming  iRadio App As iTunes Radio
The iTunes Radio launch happened today at the WWDC, with the rumored iRadio app turning out with the name iTunes Radio. The download was announced as a streaming music service that arrives with the new iOS. Also in are iOS updates for the iPhone and iPad.
 
Queens of the Stone Age Fall Tour Dates Unveiled
Queens of The Stone Age released their album ... Like Clockwork last week with a lot of media noise -- they’ve just expanded the tour dates in support of ... Like Clockwork to include European and North American shows, and the tour is massive.
 
Sigur Rós Announce Fall Tour For Kveikur
Sigur Ros have added yet even more tour dates to an always expanding schedule around their release of Kveikur next week.
 
Sub Pop Is Releasing The New Album From Italy's His Electro Blue Voice
Sub Pop Records is gettin' global with the release of His Electro Blue Voice, an Italian lo-fi post-punk act.
 
New Music Is On The Way From Tropic Of Cancer
Two new things to know about the lo-fi, shoegazey electronic music act Tropic of Cancer: The duo of Juan Mendez and Camella Lobo is now just a one-person act with Camella Lobo, and a new Tropic of Cancer release is happening this Summer with an advance single. Score!
 
Femi Kuti Gets Afrobeat and Funk-Rock On New Album
Femi Kuti's next phase of Afrobeat and funk-rock sees the light of day on June 25th with No Place For My Dream, an album that sees him expanding beyond the influence of his Father Fela Kuti.
 
New Music From Dent  May This Summer, Listen To A Preview
New indie pop music from Dent May is happening this Summer, with the album Warm Blanket on Aug. 27. The album arrives on the Animal Collective's Paw Tracks recording label ...
 
Foxygen Solo Project: Jonathan Rado Is Doing A Solo Album On Woodsist
Jonathan Rado from Foxygen is going solo ... not that Foxygen is over with, but in the day and age of multiple projects, he's doing a solo album called Law and Order.
 
My Bloody Valentine Expand Tour Dates
The dates are mostly centered around festival appearances, but we can always hope that they'll expand the tour dates as time goes on.
 
Slacker Gets Big Data With New 'Engagement Quotient' Ranking
Slacker Radio has a new Engagement Quotient ... tech speak for a metric to measure how much we dig or don't dig the song we're streaming on Slacker. It's a new big data feature meant to measure what kind of an experience we're having with Slacker Radio and whether it's blowing our minds or letting us down.
 
New Clark Remix Coming: Feast/Beast - Listen To A Preview
There's a new Clark remix compilation coming called Feast/Beast. It will include Clark's remix of his song 'Suns of Temper,' you can check out the Bear Paw Kicks version after the jump. Also in on the remixes: Bibio and Nathan Fake.
 
The Love Language Announce Tour Dates
Indie pop outfit The Love Language just announced tour dates in support of the upcoming album Ruby Red.
 
The New Nine Inch Nails: New Album, New Tour, NEW SONG
The new Nine Inch Nails future is OUT, and here's the skinny: the new Nine Inch Nails album is called Hesitation Marks, there's also the new song 'Came Back Haunted' and a whole bunch of new tour dates with Godspeed You! Black Emperor and EITS.
 
Pandora Radio Expands To TV
It’s probably no surprise that they’ve launched this prior to Apple’s developer conference (WWDC) next week where Apple is supposed to drop the new Apple iRadio and could even launch new Apple TV with licensing from broadcast outlets. Just sayin.’
 
Sebadoh Just Announced A New Album And A Secret EP
Founders of the indie rock experimental genre Sebadoh are releasing an entire new album of material as well as a Secret EP.
 
Dodos Announce North American Tour
They'll literally be all over the continent.
 
Electric Zoo Added A Phase 3 Lineup And More Tickets
Four Tet, Joy Orbison and AraabMuzik lead the additions (plus a lot more) and three-day tickets are now available.
 
Decibel Festival Expands Lineup
dBx adds Kode9, Neon Indian, Gold Panda along with more for one massive party in Seattle.
 
Rusko Signs to Skrillex Label OWSLA, And Is Offering A Free MP3 Download
Drum n’ bass/Hip-Hop guy Rusko has signed on to Skrillex' OWSLA label for the release of his upcoming EP Lift Me Up on July 2nd. You can get in a free MP3 download of the song 'Take Off.'
 
Lollapalooza Aftershows Announced
Thievery Corporation, Atlas Genius, Hot Chip and more. Get the deets.
 
New Nine Inch Nails Arrives on Thursday
The new Nine Inch Nails single could arrive for preview as soon as this week
 
Napster Moves Into Europe, Invading Spotify and Deezer Territory
OG Napster ... the original P2P MP3 place-turned-music-streaming-site is getting ready to expand globally after a long quiet period. Napster has gone through a bit of a slumber while being passed from Roxio to Best Buy to Rhapsody, and now Rhapsody is ready to move Napster into a number of European countries, the domain of Deezer and Spotify.
 
iRadio Shows Apple Changing To Keep Pace With The Times Ahead of WWDC
Why would Apple do a streaming iRadio when it could cut off music downloads from iTunes?
 
Primavera Sound 2014 Announced With Initial Lineup
The dates for next year are in, and they've already announced one band confirmation for 2014. Tickets go on sale next week.
 
Boomlang Festival Expands Lineup With Clinic, Body/Head and More
Blonde Redhead, Clinic and Kim Gordon's Body/Head project all lead the way on the next phase of the Boomslang lineup.
 
Pitchfork Music Festival Sells Out of 3-Day Tickets
Find out what's left and how to get in.
 
V Festival Adds 38 New Acts to Lineup
Steve Angello, DJ Fresh, Mark Owen and Netsky all lead the way on V Festival lineup updates, 38 new acts in all. Find out who's in.
 
Rdio Added Pandora Radio-Like Features to Their Streaming Music Player
Find out what other features Rdio has added.
 
No Age Will Release An Object With New Studio Technique This Summer
Fans of LA punk rejoice: No Age will release their fourth album on Sub Pop Records this Summer.
 
Nick Drake Reissue Is Coming For His Debut Album On Vinyl
Nick Drake's debut album Five Leaves Left is being reissued on vinyl.
 
Treasure Island Music Festival Announces 2013 Lineup
Atoms For Peace and Beck headline, others include Animal Collective, Phantogram, Tricky and more. Tickets go on sale on Friday, get the full lineup and details.
 
Primavera Sound Live Stream Video For Saturday
The Primavera Sound 2013 live stream hits its final day today with Hot Chip, Simian Mobile Disco, Wu-Tang Clan, Dead Can Dance and more. The Primavera Sound  live stream starts today at 1:00 PM EST, and you can watch it all weekend on our  Primavera Sound Live Stream 2013 video feed.
 
Ultra Music Festival Tickets Just Went On Sale For 2014
Get in on early bird tickets with a steep discount.
 
Package This: The Clash Boxed Set Is Called Sound System
The boomin' sound system of The Clash is getting packaged into a new boxed set called Sound System.
 
Death Grips Announce Tour
Death Grips are doing a tour which includes dates in North America this Summer. The overall tour schedule includes stops at many music festivals and is in support their most recent release No Love Deep Web.
 
Explosions In The Sky Are Creating The Film Score For Prince Avalanche
Post-rock band Explosions In The Sky will create the film score for a new movie from Director David Gordon Green. The film is called Prince Avalanche, find out more and watch a video.
 
Coachella 2014 Announces Dates and Tickets
They're keeping the two weekend format, and tickets go on sale this week. Find out more.
 
ATP Curated by Deerhunter Expands Lineup
Michael Hurley, Verity Susman and The B-53's are all part of the lineup expansion.Check out a complete lineup and ticket details.
 
Ultra Music Festival 2014 Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow
Get the details on how to buy tickets, and what's happening for the 2014 edition of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami.
 
Mutek Festival Adds DIGI_SECTION Schedule
They've just announced the Mutek DIGI_SECTION schedule, which is series of free daytime sessions with panels, workshops and interviews.
 
Fuck Buttons Self-Produced Their New Album Slow Focus
Find out how it changed their approach to making music.
 
Toro Y Moi Added More Fall Tour Dates
Toro Y Moi has updated his Fall tour schedule for his latest album, Anything in Return, which is out now on Carpark Records.
 
Google Launches Google Play Streaming Music Service
The keynote of Google's Developers I/O has unveiled a new Spotify-like streaming music service today, that will be offered through their Google Play Music Store.
 
FIDLAR Announce Fall Tour
They'll be all over the US, including stops at the Austin City Limits and Bumbershoot Festivals.
 
New Music Is Coming From Ty Segall
Ty Segall, the Robert Pollard of today, is releasing another album in a prolific history of music. This one is titled Sleeper.
 
Julianna Barwick Gets Nepenthe On Her New Album
Julianna Barwick has a new album arriving on Aug. 20th, called Nepenthe, an interesting title because ...
 
Iron and Wine Announce Fall Tour
Sam Beam and his Iron and Wine project have mapped out their future tour dates, the tour is in support of the new Iron and Wine album Ghost On Ghost, out now.
 
NXNE Festival Announces More Acts on Their Way To 1000
This lineup is seriously getting out of control ... and they’re not even done yet.
 
Lollapalooza 2013 Day Schedule Announced
They've just released an interative Lollapalooza 2013 schedule that lets you plan your schedule based on the day's events, and then print it out and share it on Facebook and Twitter.
 
Rockness Expands Lineup
Fenech-Soler, Hernan Cattaneo, Mimosa and London Grammar are all part of the lineup additions. Get the full list and ticket details.
 
Baroness Add More Tour Dates For Comeback Tour
Post-rock-metal band Baroness survived their tour bus accident in Bath, England last year and had planned a new tour. They've just added to that set of shows, making it a comeback tour that's getting even bigger.
 
Find Out Why Superchunk Hates Music On Their New Album
Superchunk will offer the flip side of their 2010 release Majesty Shredding on their newly announced I Hate Music. It’s due out on Aug.20th on Merge Records, and sees the band doing an album of darker music ...
 
Piki Adds Social Bookmarking to Become Your Ultimate Music Playlist For All The Music On The Web
Have you ever wanted to have one web site or web service to go to for all of the great music, videos and places you've found for music? Piki's new bookmarklet feature does just that on Pandora, Rdio, YouTube, SoundCloud, and of course the Piki creators own Turntable.FM, among others.
 
King Khan And The Shrines Get Their Groove On With Merge Records
King Khan and the Shrines have been radio silent for a while, but are now returning to action with Merge Records with a tour in the works.
 
Glastonbury Festival's Spirit of 71 Stage Lineup Announced
Simian Mobile Disco, Robyn Hitchcock, Eat Static and Don Letts all lead the lineup.
 
Iceland Airwaves Adds Yo La Tengo and More to Lineup
Yo La Tengo, TAPE, El Rojo Adios and Carmen Villain are all part of the new lineup additions.
 
Governors Ball Adds Foals to Lineup,
GA Tickets Sold Out
DFA 1979 cancels and Foals are in ... and only VIP tickets are left.
 
New Music Is Happening From
Trentemøller and The Drums
There’s a new Trentemøller album on the way.
 
The BitTorrent Bundle: Redefining The Album Release Into Something Bigger and Better
BitTorrent is looking to be a big AND legit distribution platform, and their new BitTorrent Bundles are part of that. Instead of thinking in terms of just the traditional album release, tour, album release cycle, they're offering the BitTorrent Bundle as a way to expand the idea of a release.
 
Electric Zoo Names Phase Two Lineup
The Skrillex / Boys Noize duo of Dogblood, A-Trak, and Setve Aoki are all part of the lineup additions. Find out the details.
 
Deerhunter Announce Summer Tour
Deerhunter rolled out a set of tour dates today in support of their new album Monomania, which was also released today.
 
The Austin City Limits Lineup is OUT!
Tickets are on sale now. Find out who made the list.
 
The National Add More Tour Dates For This Summer
The National just unloaded a new set of tour dates for later this Summer, in support of their new full-length album called Trouble Will Find Me on 4AD Records.
 
Toro Y Moi Just Announced Fall Tour Dates
Toro Y Moi just announced Fall tour dates (that's right, Fall, already) for his latest effort, Anything in Return, which is out now on Carpark Records.
 
The National Play MOMA Exhibit as a Live Exhibition: The Song Sorrow Over and Over Again
The gig was A Lot of Sorrow, by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson, who commisioned The National to play as part of the exhibit. Watch part of the perfomance and find out more.
 
The Dodos Sign to Polyvinyl For New Album This Year, Listen To A Preview
Indie pop band The Dodos have signed on to Polyvinyl Records for the release of their new album, which the just finished recording in San Francisco. In the meantime, check out The Dodos album preview, it includes one of the songs from the new album.
 
Submissions Open for Noise Pop 2014
Because it's never too ealy to start thinking about next year's Noise Pop Music Festival.
 
Bumbershoot Festival Announces 2013 Lineup
Death Cab For Cutie, Bassnectar, Kendrick Lamar, Mgmt, Crystal Castles, Matt And Kim, The Joy Formidable and Gary Numan all lead the lineup, and all levels of tickets are on sale.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Lineup Is OUT!
It's VEGAS, baby!
 
Four Tet Is Reissuing Rounds and Playing The Red Bull Music Academy Gig In New York
Four Tet is reissuing the classic album  Rounds for its tenth anniversary, one of the albums that gained him recognition and got him noticed.
 
North Coast Music Festival Just Announced the 2013 Lineup
Afrojack, Purity Ring, Claude Vonstroke and more in the first phase lineup. Tickets are on sale now.
 
DEMF Movement Festival Schedule Is Out
Stage breakouts and times. Find out who's playing when and where and how to get in.
 
Sarah Neufeld From Arcade Has A Solo Album + Arcade Fire Happenings
Sarah Neufeld from both Arcade Fire and Belle Orchestre, is set to release a new album called Hero Brother on Aug. 20th via Constellation Records. She'll also be playing out on a tour.
 
Small Black Announce Tour
Small Black are set to release their new full length album Limits of Desire on May 14th, and they've just announced a set of tour dates for the release. Also check out their newly released song 'No Stranger.'
 
Bonnaroo Announces After Shows
They made the lineup of artists playing intimate after shows public, check who will be rocking out late at night.
 
The New Boards of Canada Album: It Just Became Official, and It's Called Tomorrow's Harvest
That new Boards Of Canada album? It just became official. It's called Tomorrow's Harvest and is due out on Warp Records, the band has a new web site at cosecha-transmisiones.com, and they aired a commercial on the Cartoon Network over the weekend. Good times.
 
Zomby and 4AD Announce New Album With Love, Listen To A New Song
The always shadowy and incognito minimal grime DJ Zomby has a new double album coming out this Summer, called With Love.
 
Hopscotch Festival Announces 2013 Lineup
The Hopscotch Music Festival unites the triangle of the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill music scenes, long-standing contributors to the national music scene. This year, the festival lineup includes Spiritualized, The Breeders, John Cale, Matthew Dear and more. Tickets are on sale now.
 
Helado Negro Announces Tour Dates For Invisible Life
Helado Negro (aka Roberto Carlos Lange) released his imaginative album Invisible Life earlier this year, and now’s he takin’ it to the road.
 
The Postal Service Expand US Tour
The Postal Service have added to their growing list of previously announced tour dates, adding shows throughout the Summer way into August.
 
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce US Tour
GSYBE just wrapped their tour of Asia, and now the band is building on a previous tour schedule with new dates in The US.
 
Austin City Limits Lineup To Be Announced On May 7
ACL 2013 gets a jump start on May 7 with the lineup announcement and tickets going back on sale.
 
Animal Collective Are Doing A New Remix EP and Summer Tour
Remixes from Shabazz Palaces and Gang Gang Dances and a Summer tour.
 
Get Yer DJ On With Grooveshark’s
New Broadcast Feature
All of you John Peel wannabes, Pump Of The Volume fans, or anyone who has wanted to start your own online radio, Grooveshark’s your new bud.
 
YouTube Playbook For Musicians - Releasing New Music: Things To Do On YouTube
The second in a week-long series on the new YouTube Guide For Musicians. Today: what to do when releasing new music -- like a song, EP or album.
 
The Knife Tour: Everything You Ever Thought Possible
The Knife definitely know how to go all out on a creative bender. Their new tour will include elements like an absurdist aerobics class called Deep Aerobics and Danceoke, DJ sets and steel band performance.
 
Man or Astro-Man? Are Back With Defcon 5...4...3...2...1
Man or Astro-Man are making a rebound after a 12-year hiatus with a new album called Defcon 5...4...3...2...1. The sometimes instrumental alternative band is part surf-rock, part indie rock and always exciting.
 
Gauntlet Hair Go Gothic Post-Punk On Their New Album Stills
Denver band Gauntlet Hair have a new album called Stills coming out on Dead Oceans, and the band took to its older influences like Joy Division to get a darker more haunting sound on the album.
 
YouTube Playbook For Musicians: How To Get Found On YouTube
YouTube delivered a Playbook for Musicians last week, with words on how to deliver your videos in a way that people can find them. Cutting through the noise is tough on YouTube ... find out how to get found.
 
Roskilde Festival Announces 2013 Lineup
Kraftwerk, The National, Queens of the Stone Age, Sigur Ros and Rihanna will all headline. Get the full lineup and details.
 
Twitter #Music Is #Now Playing
Twitter Music has gone live! They're actually calling it Twitter #Music, it's a free app with all things music that focuses on artists and people you follow. It's at music.twitter.com and works with iTunes, Spotify or Rdio as a supporting music service.
 
Deluna Fest Cancelled For 2013, Back In 2014
They're also moving it to a different time of year.
 
Rogue Wave Announce Summer Tour
For Nightingale Floors
Indie pop band Rogue Wave are takin' to the road in support of their new album Nightingale Floors. They'll hit cities in the US only, excepting Toronto and Vancouver, and will make stops at places like The Independent in San Francisco (2 shows) The Black Cat in Washington DC, The Bowery Ballroom in New York and Neumos in Seattle.
 
Outside Lands 2013 Lineup: NIN, RHCP,
A-Trak and More
The Outside Lands Festival started with over 60 musical acts and art installations in San Francisco at Golden Gate Park. They just laid out their lineup with Nine Inch Nails, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pretty Lights, Kurt Vile, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, A-Trak, Foals and more. Tickets go on sale this week.
 
All Tomorrow's Parties Iceland Lineup Goes
With Nick Cave and Chelsea Light Moving
Move over Iceland Airwaves, All Tomorrow's Parties is setting up in your town. They're skipping the musical hotbed of Reykjavik to settle in at Keflavík, and have already named Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds as The All Tomorrow's Parties Iceland headliner.
 
Napster FM: The New Replacement
For The OG Napster?
If this had rolled out on Apr. 1, there would be no question that Napster.FM had to be a prank. Instead, Napster.FM streams music along with the chat, Hot List and user features that the OG Napster once had.
Voodoo Experience Lineup Announced:
Nine Inch Nails, Bassnectar, Pearl Jam & More
The first lineup is out! Tickets are on sale now.
 
Snowden Announce Tour Dates
Tour dates have been unloaded for New York's Mercury Lounge as well as the Cameo Lounge in Brooklyn, Austin, Chicago, and even a run up the west coast with stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle.
 
Andy Cato From Groove Armada Is
Doing A Solo Album: Times & Places
Andy Cato has been working on solo album. For 12 years. It's something that he always moved back to, in no hurry to complete, more an effort of just writing music over time and putting it aside. Now that will all be released as the album Times & Places.
 
Twitter Music App Is Set To Launch
Any music or news fan using Twitter to stay on the pulse will be excited to find out that it's going to get even bigger with the launch of the new Twitter music app this week. They're giving a dedicated location: music.twitter.com and early reports are saying it's an iOS-only device (read: iPad and iPhone), but take a trip their on your computer and you'll find a spot reserved for it as a twitter music page.
 
REVIEW: The Flaming Lips - The Terror
The Terror takes the awesomely big Flaming Lips persona and moves it firmly into new and more experimental territory ... they've moved to the dark side. It's not a downer, either ... they haven't removed any of the elements that made their music great over the years. The Terror is built on similar foundations to Yoshimi, The Soft Bulletin, any of the classics. The filter is different though, they've portrayed it in a completely different way.
 
Coachella 2013 Live Stream Video Schedule For Sunday
The third and final day of Coachella weekend one. Things to look forward to today on the Coachella 2013 live stream include performances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dinosaur Jr., the mind-blowing Eric Prydz, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Pretty Lights, Tame Impala and more. The live stream kicks off at 3:30 PST, and as always you can watch the Coachella live stream via our Coachella Video Channel.
 
Coachella Live Stream Video Schedule For Saturday
Day two of the first Coachella weekend for the year ... yesterday was spectacular with performances from How to Destroy Angels, Grinderman, Beach House and more. Saturday looks just as good or better with New Order, Moby, Phoenix, The Postal Service, The Descendents and more. Watch the Coachella live stream to see video of any of these performances, it has three different channels running at the same time. Check out the schedule of set times in the lineup.
 
Coachella 2013 Preview: Live Stream, Video & Lineup Plus Tickets and After Parties
It's that time! Get the 411 on Coachella lineup and tickets, plus live stream and webcast information. Find pool parties and Coachella after parties in Palm Springs and around Los Angeles. Get the live feed on Coachella for this weekend.
 
Electric Zoo Festival Just Announced The Phase One Lineup For 2013
Avicii, Above & Beyond, Knife Party and Benny Benassi are all Electric Zoo headliners ... Bassnectar, Diplo, Guetta, Rusko and more are all in on the big party in New York.
 
New Skinny Puppy Album Weapon:
Electro, New Wave, Industrial
They're promising a focus on the things that made Skinny Puppy great for the album Weapon: electro, new wave, industrial, and rock to make the distinctive and immediately identifiable Skinny Puppy sound.
 
BEAK>, Phosphorescent, Kings Of Convenience All Lead New Additions For The Green Man Festival
The lineup looks solid.
 
Iceland Airwaves Adds AlunaGeorge, Zola Jesus, Pedro Pilatus And More to 2013 Lineup
Twenty new artists were added to a growing lineup for the party in Reykjavík.
 
White Stripes Fans Dig This: New Live Album, New Demos, New Photos from Elephant
The White Stripes Nation will love this ... a new Third Man Records vault package has been announced for the tenth anniversary of their album Elephant, with three items: a live White Stripes performance called Nine Miles From The White City, a 7" with unreleased demo recordings, and a photo book about the band's classic album Elephant.
 
Snowden Album No One In Control Announced For May
The long-overdue album that became the center of a legal battle will finally see the light of day.
 
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Announce Tour Dates
Matador Records is EXTREMELY excited to say that Ted & The Pharmacists are doing a "BONA FIDE, ALL-TOO-RARE" tour, even if it's a short week of shows at the end of July. No Aimee Mann, no Ted Leo solo, the full meal deal: Ted & The Pharmacists.
 
Astralwerks Is Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary
With A Record Store Day Box Set
Within the first four songs you're already hit with - The Chemical Brothers - Block Rockin' Beats, The Beta Band - Dry The Rain and Fatboy Slim - Praise You ... these guys ain't messin' around.
 
Ra Ra Riot Are Doing A Late Spring Tour
Indie pop sensation Ra Ra Riot are touring starting with a few dates this month and picking up momentum in May, when they'll do a month-long run of shows including bands like The Shins, Lighthouse and the Whaler and Speak, later shows include Bjork, Feist and Broken Social Scene.
 
Junip Announced A New US And Canada Tour + Video
A new set of shows from Junip for their upcoming tour of the US and Canada. They've also released a new video for the song "Your Life Your Call."
 
Titus Andronicus Announce Tour Dates For The "Bring Back The Dudes Tour"
Boogaloo dudes, carry the news. Find out where they're going.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival Goes Global With New London Festival
EDC will be in London this year as the festival expands. Find out more about lineup and tickets.
 
Kode9 Gets A Compilation -- He's Doing
the next Rinse Compilation Called Rinse:22
Kode9 has been tapped to compile the new Rinse FM compilation, Rinse:22. The list includes Burial, Theo Parrish, DJ Rashad, Rustie,DJ Manny and more, not forget Kode9 himself.
 
Benicassim Festival Adds Beach House, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and More to Lineup
Beach House, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Dorian top the list as the Benicassim Festival completes its lineup for 2013.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival New York Just
Dropped the 2013 Lineup
Names include Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Dirty South, Eric Prydz, Zeds Dead and more. It's EDC NYC from A to Z. Get the full details.
 
Lollapalooza 2013: SOLD OUT
Hope you had a chance to get tickets -- Lollapalooza is officially sold out. Find out more.
 
Dirty Projectors Announce New EP: The Socialites
Dirty Projectors are set to release a new EP of remixes from Joe Goddard, AlunaGeorge and FaltyDL; it all centers around the song The Socialites track from their album Swing Lo Magellan.
 
 
Slacker Radio Is Expected To Do A Major Overhaul
2013 is looking to be a year of major change in music technology and streaming music sites -- the next one up seems to be Slacker Radio.
 
Serengeti Will Drop A New Album With The Kenny Dennis Persona
There's a new Serengeti album coming ... it's called Kenny Dennis and it even includes some of the Anticon crew with Odd Nosdam, Jel & Anders Holm.
 
Refuse To Lose: Baroness Return To The Road After Tour Bus Crash
Once down and no longer out, post-rock-metal band Baroness survived the outcome of their fateful tour bus accident in Bath, England last year and will resume touring again at the end of May.
 
Mom + Pop Goes Full-On Into
Music Subscription Service
Add Mom + Pop Music to the list of record labels going full-on into a subscription service in 2013 ... they're going with the popular Drip.fm service to offer up a service called Boombox that will deliver all sorts of vinyl and downloads to you every month, including subscription-only exclusives.
 
Lollapalooza 2013 Lineup ANNOUNCED
The 2013 Lollapalooza lineup has been unveiled at the Lollapalooza web site, and Lollapalooza 2013 tickets are on sale soon. The Lollapalooza 2013 lineup includes ...
 
Björk And The Never-Ending Biophilia Tour: Summer In North America
She'll be at places like the Hollywood Bowl, Echo Beach, Craneway Pavilion, Bonnaroo and end it all with a stop as one of the headliners at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago.
 
About That Lollapalooza 2013 Lineup Announcement
The Lollapalooza lineup announcement for 2013 arrives tomorrow. There's been a lot of Lollapalooza lineup rumors in recent days, and it appears the the leaked lineup is the official Lollapalooza 2013 lineup. Check out who's in and who the Lollapalooza 2013 headliners are, and how to find tickets.
 
Ultra Music Festival 2014 Announces Dates: It's Back To One Weekend
The gloriously epic Ultra Music Festival has drawn to a close, ending two weekends of non-stop partying, music and partying ... maybe you're even still in Miami. Maybe you caught (and still can) coverage on our video channel that's running Ultra Music Festival 2013 videos. This was the first year that the Ultra Music Festival ran for two weekends, and it looks like it might be the last.
 
Jim Eno From Spoon Just Started Public Hi-Fi Records
Jim Eno from Spoon has made a name for himself not only through his band but also for his recording chops and producing skills, working with bands like !!! and Telekinesis, among others from his home studio of the same name in Austin, Texas. He's decided to do the full monty and and do up a full recording label ...
 
Black Francis Announces Spring Tour
Black Francis aka Frank Black aka Charles Thompson will hit the road with Reid Paley in May for a run of shows ...
 
Glastonbury 2013 Lineup Announced
Glastonbury is one of the biggest and oldest festivals on the planet, and still completely relevant today. The lineup is lead with The Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons, Primal Scream, Portishead, The xx, PiL, Public Enemy, Crystal Castles, Frightened Rabbit, Local Natives .... Check out the entire line IN FULL, complete with stages and set times.
 
Prefuse 73 and Nosaj Thing Are Doing An EP + HTDA
According to Nosaj Thing, he's working on an EP with Prefuse 73, which should prove to be an exciting collaboration to say the least. Also in the works for Nosaj include How To Destroy Angels and ...
 
Mount Moriah Announce New Tour Dates
It's an underground music story for sure ... straight out of the music mecca of Chapel Hill, NC, Heather McEntire (Bellafea) and Jenks Miller (Horseback) got together as Mount Moriah as way to escape the trappings of their current bands.
 
El-Ten Eleven's Gear Gets Ganked,
Help Them Get It Back
Post-rock Los Angeles band El-Ten Eleven have gone through the unfortunate experience of having their gear ripped off ... and not just stolen but stolen just as they were headed out on tour. The band will still tour and is looking for any information on the list of things ...
 
The Shins Announce Tour Dates
The Shins are rolling out on a May tour that jumps all over North America. James Mercer, the troubador of all things Shins carries the new band forward in suppot of their most recent album Port Of Morrow.
 
Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 Adds Yo La Tengo, Low, Toro Y Mois and More to Lineup
M.I.A., Wire, Yo La Tengo, Low, Savages, Toro Y Moi, Phosphorescent, Metz, Andy Stott, Woods and more were all added to the Pitchfork Music Festival lineup today. Get the full lowdown.
 
Mutek Festival Adds Jon Hopkins, The Field and Laurel Halo and More to 2013 Lineup
Jon Hopkins, The Field and Laurel Halo all top the lineup additions, which also include Brandt Brauer Frick, Emptyset, Frivolous , John Tejada, Emika and Letherette.
 
North By Northeast (NXNE) Adds Second Wave of Acts
WHY?, Fucked Up, Majical Cloudz, The Soft Moon all lead the second wave of acts to be announced today.
 
New QOTSA Album On Matador: It's Like Clockwork
The news surfaced late last week that Queens Of The Stone Age had signed with Matador Records -- and today we're getting details of how that's taking shape. The QOTSA album is called Like Clockwork.
 
Justice Announce New Live Album: Access All Arenas
Electronic music duo Justice are known for making their electro meets house meets rock sound aesthetic thump like rock n' roll, while mainting their electronic music bona fides at the same time. It should be no surprise then that they're releasing a live album that does just that, called Access All Arenas.
 
Lollapalooza Tickets Go On Sale Today at 10:00 CST
It's time for the Lollapalooza ticket freakout ... Lollapalooza 2013 tickets are about to go on sale and they'll go fast. These are the Lollapalooza early bird tickets, offering fans a limited amount of tickets for $200 before they hit the real price of $235.
 
Mumford & Sons Announce North American Tour
Mumford & Sons are just announcing a new set of North American tour dates in what they're calling their Summer Stampede Tour, which includes a headlining slot at the Bonnaroo Music Festival.
 
Mount Kimbie Announce New Album Made To Stay, Listen To a Track Now
New album, new direction and a new song for you to check out right now.
 
The Stone Roses Announce Made Of Stone Documentary on Warp Films
Warp Records also has a highly influential arm known as Warp Films, who makes idealized indie films. They're releasing a new Stone Roses documentary called Stone Roses: Made of Stone on May 30th with a will run in a group of 100 movie houses via satellite link on June 5.
 
Echo & The Bunnymen Are Recording A New Album
Quite possibly the best way to starts a week: Echo and the Bunnymen have a new album on the way called The Garden of Meedin, and it promises a return to the post-punk roots that the band was founded on, spiky and angular guitar sounds and all.
 
Watch: Ultra Music Festival Live Stream Video Feed For Saturday
It's time for the Saturday lineup for the Ultra Music Festival 2013 live stream, and the schedule looks deep with Deadmau5, Fatboy Slim, Rusko, Carl Cox and Richie Hawtin. Yesterday, the UMF live stream started weekend two with sets from Eric Prydz, Tiesto, Martin Solveig and more.
 
Ultra Music Festival 2013 Week Two: Live Stream, Video & After Parties Plus Live Sets & Tickets
Check in on the 2013 Ultra Music Festival live stream and webcast information, as well as lineup and tickets. Find out where the UMF pool parties and Ultra Music Festival after parties. Get the live feed on the Ultra Music Festival for 2013 and learn where to get tickets.
 
Carl Craig and Jamie XX Are Doing A Live Stream Boiler Room Event From the 2013 Ultra Music Festival In Miami
One thing to look forward to for this weekend's Ultra Music Festival: Carl Craig will be performing live at a Boiler room / Red Bull Music Academy live event showcase, along with Jamie XX and more. As for the Ultra Music Festival 2013 Live Stream, we'll be running it on Spacelab all weekend long.
 
Best Coast Announce Tour With Green Day, Then Headlining Tour
Plus a release for Record Store Day!
 
Amazon Might Be Starting a Subscription Streaming Music Service
Place this in the believe it when you see it category: Amazon is supposedly looking into starting a streaming music service with a subscription, akin to the same rumors we've heard about Apple and Google or YouTube. This also could mean trouble for Spotify, Pandora, the forthcoming Beats / Daisy, Rdio and all the others that have staked out their future on exactly this kind of streaming music service subscription model.
 
Roskilde Festival Adds Chelsea Light Moving, The Sword and More to 2013 Lineup
Chelsea Light Moving, Nazoranai, The Sword and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats all top the list of new lineup additions. Check out a complete lineup.
 
Matador Signs The Savages, New Album Silence Yourself This Year + New Song
And the savagery may continue. Manchester/London based post-punk band Savages have brought their riotous sound to Matador Records, and will release their debut full-length album Silence Yourself on a combination of Matador Records and the band's own Pop Noire label. Check out a new song from the album.
 
Primal Scream and Benny Benassi Top The List of New Acts for 2013 Benicassim Festival
7 new acts in total were added to the Benicassm lineup today.
 
That New Arcade Fire Album? It's Still
Happening at DFA Studio
Further proof that the new Arcade Fire album is alive and well and still happening with James Murphy at DFA Studio ... The DFA Studio Twitter confirms that band is still there and is recording the follow-up the massively popular and Grammy-winning album The Suburbs.
 
Efterklang Get Welcomed to Minnesota With Snow, And Cancel Their Minneapolis Show
The poor guys in electectic indie band Efterklang were welcomed to a late-Winter snowfall in Minnesota this week, travelling from Fargo to Minneapolis while being forced to cancel their show at the fantastic Cedar Cultural Center due to impassible roads in the Minnesota outback.
 
Sigur Ros Preview Their New Live Show In A Powerful New Video
Sigur Ros may be down to only three original members right now, but their sound and live experience looks more charged than ever. They just released a video preview of the upcoming Sigur Ros tour, with that fantastic rolling thunder bassline and a mention that they'll be touring as an eleven-piece band.
 
Lollapalooza Tickets For 2013: Just Announced
One of the biggest get downs of the Summer. Find out the details.
 
Atoms For Peace Have Announced Their First Set Of US Tour Dates
The new list of Atoms For Peace tour dates includes stops in major hubs like New York Chicago and Los Angeles, but the shows don't start until the end of September, leaving the band open for a slew of music festivals should they choose to play them.
 
Animal Collective Cancels More Tour Dates
Anyone hoping to catch the upcoming Animal Collective shows might have to wait for the rescheduled shows ... Avy Tare is struggling with "an intense case of strep throat" that has forced the band to reschedule shows.
 
Pukkelpop Festival Announces 2013 Lineup with Nine Inch Nails, The xx and More
The ever-popular Pukkelpop Festival has announced its first wave lineup with Nine Inch Nails, The xx, Eminem and Neil Young & Crazy Horse at the top of the lineup. Tickets go on sale next week, check out the complete lineup announcement and ticket details.
 
Watch The Ultra Music Festival Live Stream Video Feed For Sunday 2013
The Sunday Ultra Music Festival 2013 live stream is better than yesterday: check the UMF live stream schedule then watch the live feed broadcast here on Spacelab. It includes Bassnectar, Steve Aoki, Zedd and even some promised footage of Skrillex and more.
 
Watch The Ultra Music Festival Live Stream Video Feed For Saturday
The Saturday lineup for the Ultra Music Festival 2013 live stream looks good with Carl Cox, Deadmau5 and the promise of video from Swedish House Mafia.
 
Ultra Music Festival 2013 Preview: Live Stream, Video & Lineup Plus Tickets and After Parties
Get the DL on the 2013 Ultra Music Festival lineup and tickets, as well as live stream and webcast information. Find pool parties and UMF after parties. Get the live feed on the Ultra Music Festival for 2013. Find out more about tickets being sold out and the Bayfront venue.
 
New Music From Bushwick : Throw Vision
If you layered some jazz basslines, wandering funk harmonies, and modern keys in an indie rock setting, you’d end up with something like Throw Vision. The LP, called In I, is a beautiful debut album fueled by gorgeous vocals, powerful lyrics, vocals and melodies, admirable group dynamics and clever songwriting.
 
TV On the Radio-Curated ATP Festival Added Death Grips and More to 2013 Lineup
Death Grips, Why? and more added by TV On the Radio to their lineup in All Tomorrow's Parties, see the complete list of who was added and the complete lineup.
 
Deerhunter-Curated ATP Festival Added Black Dice, Steve Reich and More to 2013 Lineup
The Deerhunter-led festival has a nicely rounded out lineup, catch the full deal.
 
REVIEW: Phosphorescent - Muchacho
Gorgeous record friends...that's my immediate impression after two times through Muchacho, the latest album by Phosphorescent.
 
Public Enemy Is STILL In Full Effect With A New Vinyl-Only Box Set
It may be 2013, but PE is STILL in full effect.
 
Reading and Leeds Festivals Fill Out 2013 Lineup
Added to the lineup in this phase are Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, Tame Impala, Editors, and more. Reading Festival 2013 | Leeds Festival 2013
 
MOX Just Launched a Dedicated EDM Video Music Channel
2013 is the year of the video channel, and just announced is the new MOX TV, who have been offering their EDM take on music via MOX.TV for a while now, and are refocusing and redoubling around a launch that coincides with the Ultra Music Festival in Miami that kicks off this week.
 
REVIEW: Sound City Players - Real To Reel
Sometimes the right room and the right vibe can make an ok jam into a special listening pleasure. The best cut might be from Trent Reznor and his piece "Mantra," which also features Joshua Homme (QOTSA) and it makes me look forward to new NIN music. The rest of the album is sort of forgettable in that it sounds like a 90's retrospective. This isn't a bad thing, but the tunes blend together after a couple listens, without many WOW moments.
 
Flying Lotus Added Spring Tour Dates With SXSW and Red Bull Music Academy
He's just added more dates and will be on the road until the end of May in support of his latest album, the mind-blowing Until The Quiet Comes. The show even includes his "Layer 3" visuals: a three-dimensional projection that syncs with the music (watch the video).
 
Red Bull Accelerator Gives Your Music Startup Wings
Red Bull wants to do more than give wings to your music tech startup -- it wants to accelerate your startup. It announced today the launch of "Red Bull Amplifier," a chance for you to tap into Red Bull's massive audience via social media channels and its popular Red Bull website.
 
Atoms For Peace Took Over BBC Radio 1 This Weekend
Check out the full two hour bit ... This could possibly be the best way to spend a Monday Morning. Ever.
 
Kraftwerk Is Playing at Iceland Airwaves
The latest addition to the party in Reykjavík.
 
Ultra Music Festival Live Stream Happening Over Both Weekends
The 2013 Ultra Music Festival live stream has been announced and will go live over both weekends. We'll be running it here on Spacelab via the Ultra Music Festival Video Channel, with the live stream event happening as well as plenty of videos from past festivals. Find out more.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival Chicago Announces 2013 Lineup, Tickets and Events
The Chicago incarnation of the Electronic Daisy Carnival announced its lineup today, with a who's who of the EDM scene. Tickets are on sale now, fid out more.
 
Kinski Announce Tour Dates With Whiskey
Kinski are ready to roll this month with a set of tour dates that run into April and feature stops at Austin's SXSW Music Festival to kick the whole thing off. What's more ... Kinski have started the Whiskey with Kinski contest to give someone a a free show, a few rounds of whiskey and a copy of the album.
 
 
Dead Can Dance Announce Are Doing An Anastasis Live Album + New Single
New Anastasis live album and new song.
 
New Google Music Streaming Service Might Be Ad-Free YouTube Subscription
Google has the world's most popular music streaming service in YouTube, and a dedicated streaming music service would be a cool product to add -- giving people the ability to customize and curate music streams. Plus all the cool kids are doing it (Spotify, Apple, Pandora , Beats et al) So why shouldn't YouTube get in on that action?
 
John Cale, Swans, Low & More Added To the Green Man 2013 Lineup
Find out what the action is.
 
The xx Add 3 Acts for London Night + Day Event
The xx are taking a spin on their own curated festival with an event called Night + Day, which happens June 23 in London. It's only the opening salvo, as Night + Day has plans to travel out into ...
 
Japandroids Add More Tour Dates
They're playing shows with The Gaslight Anthem, Cloud Nothings and A Place To Bury Strangers while hitting every major festival in the US. This could be the best tour of the Summer.
 
Smith Westerns Return With A New Album + New Song
Based on the new song "Varsity" (below), the band is moving to more smoothed out alternative / indie pop sound.
 
METZ Add Spring Tour Dates
Proto-noise punks METZ just released a new video today with the song "Wasted," and now they've announced a set of tour dates in the Spring that add to a long, long schedule of existing dates. They'll be at SXSW Music for a number of shows, plus Primavera Sound Festival, Field Day Festival and Iceland Airwaves Festival as well.
 
The Flaming Lips Are Going To Explode in 2013
They're going to be all up in SXSW -- with appearances in both the music festival and film festival. And that's just the beginning.
 
SXSW Music Adds Special Shows With Sound City Players, Green Day, Nick Cave and More
Special Shows have been added to this year's lineup, find out who's playing.
 
The Joy Formidable Add Spring Tour Dates
The Joy Formidable have added a formidable amount of new shows to an already exhausting set of tour dates surrounding their album Wolf's Law.
 
Pitchfork Music Festival Lineup Announced
Joanna Newsom, The Breeders and Swans all lead the announcement, check out the full list and ticket information.
 
Atoms For Peace Announce Tour Dates
The first set of dates are out ... are you going?
 
Small Black Announce New Album Limits of Desire + New Song
Small Black is slightly lo-fi-ish with programmed drum beats and a sort of understated anthem quality to it. It's like the triumph of the underdog, a well-liked story in these modern times.
 
Autechre Radio Is Happening All Weekend ahead of Exai Release
Live stream broadcast all weekend!
 
Tricky's Back: New Album False Idols, New Label, New Song
It's time for your next bottle of Trick-ola cola. Long time electronic music pioneer an Massive Attack alumni Tricky has announced a new album and recording label. He's stopped trying to fulfill others expectations and just set out to make the music that comes naturally to him. This is what he did on the legendary Maxinquaye, perhaps his best known album.
 
NXNE Festival Landed Iceage, The National and Calexico For Its 1st Lineup
Toronto's infamous NXNE Music Festival named it the first part of its lineup with acts like Iceage, The National and Calexico. Tickets are on sale at a discounted price for a limited time.
 
V Festival 2013 Just Announced Its Lineup and Tickets
The V Festival announced the first lineup wave with Basement Jaxx, Two Door Cinema Club, Kings of Leon, Calvin Harris and more. Tickets go sale this week.
 
REVIEW: Chelsea Light Moving - Chelsea Light Moving
The influence of today's 90s-nostalgia may have crept into Moore's songwriting, or maybe the climate of thousands of DIY noise freaks with Bandcamp pages sending out feedback fried streams inspired him to plug in and jam recklessly. Who the F cares, this is a damn fine record.
 
Dirty Projectors: New Tour Dates, New MP3
Dirty Projectors just laid out more US tour dates to support their most recent album, Swing Lo Magellan, which was released last year. They just dropped a new b-side too.
 
Iceage Announce More Tour Dates
The list of dates is huge, you know you want to go.
 
Trent Reznor: Nine Inch Nails Returns
Even better, it's not just a new NIN album, there's even Nine Inch Nails tour dates set up.
 
Mike Patton's Tomahawk Announced New Tour Dates
Tomahawk is playing a set of shows around their new album Oddfellows, which is out now on Mike Patton's Ipecac label.
 
I'll Be Your Mirror London Adds James Murphy, Prince Rama and More
Five new acts in total.
 
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Are Giving Away A Free EP
It's a new two song free EP from BRMC.
 
Big Data: Kickstarter
Kickstarter has been used a lot over the past year, from Amanda Palmer to Bjork to Bob Mould, but it actually fails to work for most that use it. Find out where Kickstarter works well and where it doesn't --- the answer will surprise you.
 
Mutek Festival Announced Headliners for 2013 Lineup
Jamie Lidell, Matthew Herbert and Andy Stott are part of the first wave of announcements for Montreal's techno heaven, the Mutek Festival. Tickets are on sale, find out more and see the complete lineup so far.
 
Camp Bisco Tickets Just Went On Sale
Get in on it now!
 
Spotify Might Go Free on Mobile Devices Like iPhone and Android
This could be a prediction into what Spotify sees about its future: it wants to keep the paid subscription but is realizing that without a broad base of free service, people will stop using it after the free trial is over.
 
Calexico Announce US Tour Dates
Calexico is currently touring in Europe for its album Algiers, released last year, and announced a run of Summer shows that culminate in their just announced Bonnaroo appearance.
 
Nick Cave Webcast Happening Tonight
The live stream is coming from LA, but watch it from wherever you are.
 
John Vanderslice Is Releasing Two New Albums on Tiny Telephone
Welcome the new excitement in the current digital era: self-release and self-promote, but success or failure is on you, buddy.
 
The Big Pink Becomes The Big Solo
And then there was one.
 
Iron & Wine Announce Tour Dates for Ghost On Ghost
Tour dates for the US and Europe for the upcoming Ghost on Ghost release.
 
Green Man Festival Adds Ben Howard, Veronica Falls and More to Lineup
Ben's the Sunday night headliner and 12 other acts were added to the lineup.
 
Bonnaroo Announces 2013 Lineup and Tickets
Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, BJÖRK, Wilco, Pretty Lights all top the lineup; tickets go on sale Saturday. Find out more.
 
Mutek Festival Announces First Wave of 2013 Lineup
Jamie Lidell, Andy Stott and more.
 
The Postal Service Summer Tour
Is Going All Summer Long
The Postal Service have added to their growing list of previously announced tour dates, adding shows throughout the Summer way into July. They're doing shows with BATHS and Yacht depending on location, and will be at both Coachella and the Sasquatch! Music Festival.
 
Ninja Tune Is Re-Pressing Old Vinyl
Lost In Fire Using Beat Delete
If you dig electronic music like Amon Tobin, Daedelus and Illumsphere, you might be happy to find out that all of the vinyl that was lost in the Sony warehouse fire in 2011 will again be reissued based on demand.
 
T in the Park Announces 2013 Lineup and Tickets
They've announced the full deal, find out more including when tickets go on sale.
 
The New YouTube Channel POTATO From Skrillex, A-Trak and Diplo Launches Today
Video killed the radio, says the new YouTube music video channel Potato from Skrillex, A-Track and Diplo. They're launching it live today.
 
Atoms For Peace is Premiering the New Amok Album Monday Live
Get the details -- Thom Yorke will get the interview treatment and the entire album will be previewed.
 
Four Tet Is Reissuing Rounds For Its 10th Anniversary With A Bonus Live Disc
The classic is back! It will be reissued with a bonus live show ... check out music from the album and find out more.
 
Solid Sound Festival 2013 Announced Their Full Lineup
Wilco's Solid Sound Festival announced its full lineup, and tickets are on sale now.
 
Radiohead Will Begin Their Next Phase This Fall
After Atoms For Peace runs Amok, Radiohead will be gettin' the band back together!
 
Slacker Radio Relaunches With New Site Design and Interactive Experience
Slacker Radio joins the chorus of streaming music sites going through major upgrades.
 
Shabazz Palaces Announce North American Tour With THEESatisfaction
Check out the dates and listen to a song.
 
Mudhoney Announce Tour Dates for Vanishing Point
Mudhoney will release their album Vanishing Point on April 1/2 via Sub Pop Records, and now we have an announced tour schedule from the band that sees them playing shows in major cities in the U.S. and Europe.
 
Daisy Music Service from Beats (ex-MOG) Will Curate The Future of Music
Jimmy Iovine thinks that algorithms and listening history and social network recommendations fall short because they end up being so random, where like-minded interests can recommend a song based on human insight, not ones and zeroes guessing at what to deliver.
 
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Are Doing A Live Webcast From Los Angeles
Watch em' live next week.
 
Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Announcement Happens in One Week With a Performance from THE WHITE STRIPES
That's not a typo. Find out more.
 
Lightning In A Bottle 2013 Has Changed Locations, Tickets Are On Sale
The festival has a new home in California, and discounted tickets are on sale for a limited time.
 
The xx Announce Tour with Grizzly Bear,
Austra + Austin City Limits
Building on the success of last year's Coexist (and a recently completed sold out tour), The xx are touring this Summer with Grizzly Bear. The tour starts with a number odf shows with Austra this month.
 
REVIEW: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds -
Push the Sky Away
This is how modern songwriting happens ... Sit down with Google and find some fucked up subject matter. Its fascinating to think that Cave just sits around and follows links - bouncing around the Internet from sick disease pics, to the history of the Black Plague, to Robert Johnson, to dabbling in porno, reading the NY Times, and flipping though red carpet photos...is this rock 'n' roll?
 
eMusic Just Dropped Its Membership Requirement
Now comes the hard part -- eMusic faces the same challenge as Myspace to redefine when many consumers have moved on.
 
New Surfer Blood Album With Pythons in June + Tour
Surfer Blood dropped the bomb on their upcoming album Pythons last month, now they've declared the release date as June 11th and made tour plans with the shoegaze-esque band Foals.
 
New Music From Kurt Vile: New Album, New Song Preview
The Philadelphia phenom Kurt Vile is readying his next installment on Matador Records ... the much acclaimed singer-songwriter has a new album and has offered up the the first advance song with "Walkin On A Pretty Day," as an MP3.
 
Sub Pop Turns 25: It's Time For The Sub Pop 1000 Compilation & Party / Festival
It seems like just yesterday that Sub Pop was cranking out Tad, Mudhoney and Nirvana albums ... now it's ready turn the BIG 25. They have a lot of big events happening, including a compilation titled Sub Pop 1000, which arrives on 4/20, Record Store Day.
 
New Music From Eluvium: A New Double Album Called Nightmare Ending
It's a project that's been in existence for a while now -- it was meant to be the follow up release to Copia, but instead it was put in the vault while Matthew Cooper a.k.a. Elvium cranked out Similies.
 
Band of Horses Will Headline the Green Man Festival
Also included is The Horrors, Local Natives, Fuck Buttons, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and more. Tickets are on sale now.
 
Stars Are Giving Up a Free EP With Their Tour Dates
Stars ... the gift that keeps on giving. In advance of their upcoming tour, the Canadian indie pop band are releasing a free EP titled You Guys Are All Awesome. Get the EP and tour dates.
 
Flaming Lips Will Live Large in 2013
It's the story that won't go away ... first the USB stick release for Valentines Day inside of an anatomically correct chocolate heart. But the bigger emerging news / rumor / Twitter fascination is that the Flaming Lips will release a collaborative album that is a complete working over of The Stone Roses debut album ... to be followed by a number of events.
 
Mikal Cronin Releases The Sophomore Follow Up on Merge Records In May
Mikal Cronin is definitely for people who like the indie pop of Matthew Sweet or The Lemonheads channeled the a Beaster-lite version of Bob Mould.
 
Electric Forest Announces 2013 Lineup
The String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights, Passion Pit,
Benny Benassi and Yeasayer are all in ... see the complete lineup.
 
Austin Psych Fest Expands 2013 Lineup
Roky Erickson, The Raveonettes, Indian Jewelry and Os Mutantes all lead the announcement. Tickets are on sale, find out more.
 
Primavera Sound Optimus Festival Names 2013 Lineup
The Portugal version of the Primavera Sound has Deerhunter, Dino.Jr, Explosions In The Sky, My Bloody Valentine and more, get the full details.
 
Sasquatch Festival Names 2013 Lineup
Mumford & Sons, The Postal Service, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Sigur Ros, Vampire Weekend, The xx all lead the way, tickets go on sale this weekend. Find out more.
 
Sonar Festival Lands Skrillex
The big electronic music festival just got a big headliner.
 
Leeds and Reading Festivals Update Lineups
Foals, Biffy Clyro and more are added to the lineups, tickets are on sale now. Reading Festival 2013 | Leeds Festival 2013
 
The Postal Service Announce First Tour Dates
Now set to be one of the great reunion stories of 2013, The Postal Service has lined up a new set of tour dates that include stops at Coachella and the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona.
 
METZ Announce Big Tour Dates
They're going big ... North America and Europe.
 
Benicassim Festival Adds More to 2013 Lineup
New acts include Dizzee Rascal, The Courteeners and more.
 
Moderat (Modeselektor + Apparat) Announce New Album
Apparat and Modeselektor ... like chocolate and peanut butter. Together they make Moderat, the electronic music innovators that are bringing us their next album, not so innovatively titled II. But who cares about the title? It's Moderat, baby!
 
Har Mar Superstar: The Next Chapter Happens on Julian Casablancas' (The Strokes) Cult Records
Sean Tillman a.k.a. Har Mar Superstar has always kept us guessing as to what his next musical move will be, now we get the next installment of Har Mar.
 
Efterklang Wants You To Host a Screening of Their Movie The Ghost of Piramida
The band is on a push to get the film working around the globe, and they're opting for a grass roots approach by asking people to host private screenings of the film.
 
Pitchfork Music Festival Announces Headliners for 2013 Show
And you're dying to know who they are, aren't you? They're off to a good start with three classic acts that are complete Pitchfork bands.
 
New Thermals Album Desperate Ground In April
They just reissued the back catalog, now they've laid the plans for the new album.
 
Iron and Wine Returns, This Time on Nonesuch Records With Ghost On Ghost
Sam Beam returns with Iron and Wine this Spring with an album titled Ghost on Ghost. He's looking for a smoother approach this time around, calling his last two efforts an exercise in "anxious tension."
 
A New Cold Cave EP Is Coming Called Oceans With No End
Experimental, darkwave and dark synthpop fans can get psyched over the fact that new music from Cold Cave is happening ... the Cold Cave Oceans With No End EP has been announced and will be released on Deathwish Records. Industrial and late 80's dark new wave are the influences here, and if you dig The Knife, Fever Ray, or any of the early Nine Inch Nails back catalog this is right up your alley.
 
Detroit Electronic Music Festival Announces 2013 Lineup and Tickets
Carl Craig, John Digweed and Richie Hawtin lead the way ... more tickets just went on sale. Find out more.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival New York Announces 2013 Dates and Tickets
It's happening at Citi Field, find out the dates and when tickets go on sale.
 
New !!! Album Thr!!!er Is All Excitement, All The Time
They broke out of past songwriting and album recording processes by getting the whole !!! tribe together to go into the studio with songs already developed and structured. This allowed them to focus on other things in the recording studio.
 
Surfer Blood Announce New Album and New Pixies-Inspired Song
Indie Pop band Surfer Blood will release a new album titled Pythons this Summer. No official release date has been announced yet, but they have offered up the first song from the album with "Weird Shapes." It has Black Francis-Pixies-Doolittle type scream-outs in it, a nice spin the alternative/indie pop vibe of the song.
 
Father John Misty Tour Dates
Sub Pop band/guy Father John Misty is going on tour this Spring in support of his album Fear Fun. Tour dates are underway now and wind out through June, and include stops at the Coachella Music Festival and a show with White Fence at the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco.
 
Black Francis Announces Winter Tour Dates
Old boy might be 47 years old now, but he's showing no signs of slowing down.
 
Black Flag Is Reuniting ... Which Black Flag Are YOU Going To See?
It's all so messy ... Which Black Flag is playing where?
 
ATP I'll Be Your Mirror Festival Announces 2013 Lineup with Grizzly Bear, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and More
Also with The Walkmen, King Khan, Black Lips and Tortoise. Tickets go on sale this week, find out more.
 
Thermals At 10 Years: New Album, Vintage Reissues
It's been 10 full years since Portland post-punks The Thermals released their first Sub Pop album More Parts Per Million. To celebrate (READ: ca$h in) they're reissuing the album plus all of their others.
 
Austin Psych Fest DVD: The Next Installment in February
The Austin Psych Fest - the classic meeting of the minds of all things psychedelic and with reverb - is about to release its next installment of the Austin Psych Fest documentary next month.
 
Coachella Announces 2013 Lineup and Headliners
Although words like INSANE, EPIC and AMAZING are too often used to describe the mundane ... they all seem to do justice to the Coachella lineup for 2013. The long list includes Bassnectar, Descendents, DIIV, Dino Jr, Four Tet, How to Destroy Angels, Japandroids, Modest Mouse, New Order, Sigur Rós, Spiritualized, The Postal Service and whole lot more. Blur, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Stones Roses and Phoenix are all headliners.
 
Ultra Music Festival Announces Phase Two Lineup for 2013
Pretty Lights, Steve Aoki, araabMUZIK, John Digweed and Flux Pavilion vs. Doctor P are all part of phase two of the Ultra Music Festival lineup for the 2013 show in Miami.
 
Coachella 2013: New Video Shows the Start of This Year's Coachella
It's starting ... the two weekend version of the Coachella Festival is teasing out the festival in a new video.
 
Reunited Guided By Voices Are Releasing (GASP) Another New Album
We all know that Bob Pollard doesn't stop when he gets going on songwriting, and it looks like that's being applied to the reunited Guided By Voices as well. The OG GBV will release English Little League.
 
Post-Rock Kinski Return With A New Album On Kill Rock Stars + STREAM
They're back ... and they have a great new song.
 
Sigur Rós is Down to 3 Members - They're Doing a Reddit AMA Live Q&A Today
Sigur Rós are doing a Reddit AMA live q&a session today at 3 PM EST today to "ask the band whatever you want" knowing that sometimes interviews are not always the band's forte -- they've been known to offer very short responses to questions.
 
Primavera Sound Festival Announces 2013 Lineup
It looks stellar: Blur, Daphni, Metz, Dan Deacon, Deerhuner, Death Grips, Dino Jr, Fiona Apple, Grizzly Bear, Hot Chip, Liars, and ... MY BLOODY VALENTINE. Get the details.
 
Flying Lotus Movie "Until The Quiet Comes" Won An Award at the Sundance Film Festival
The stunning film is just under four minutes in length but includes music from the album and was used to promote its release.
 
The Black Angels Have A New Album + New Song ... About Guns
It dives into some heady topics, including the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado from last year, although the song ironically was written in the days before the shooting.
 
Flying Lotus, Public Enemy and Japandroids Are All Part of the Music + Art Project Lineup
You could hit New Orleans for Mardi Gras, and stay for a month until the BUKU Music + Art Project happens ... just sayin.'
 
Governor's Ball Announces 2013 Lineup
The get down in New York includes Pretty Lights, Grizzly Bear, Thievery Corporation, Animal Collective, Beirut, Death From Above 1979 and so many more ... Tickets go on sale on Friday, find out more.
 
I'm Now: The Story of Mudhoney to
be released on DVD February 19
The superfuzz bigmuff of Seattle drops a new DVD next month.
 
Iceland Airwaves Announces First Lineup for 2013
Iceland Airwaves may happen at the end of October, but they've already announced the first wave of artists for this year's show in Reykjavík.
 
Mega Goes Live, Kim Dotcom Looks to the Future
Kim Dotcom and his partners have set out here to make sure that they're not legally liable for anything that happens with Mega with the sharing of copyrighted material ... which means it's on you, buddy. If you get caught distributing copyrighted music on Mega, you're responsible for your actions and the fuzz and copyright holder will knock on your door, not Dotcom's.
 
Wire Is Releasing A Bunch of Reworked Songs From Their Creative Period, Hear A Song Now + Tour
Wire hit Rockfield Studios in Wales to look at releasing some old material that had been played in shows but never was released. Rather than just lift the old songs and record them, the band decided to use them as a template for evolution of the music. What emerged are the songs on Change Becomes Us.
 
Sam Forgarino from Interpol Has a New Project Called EmptyMansions With A New Album + STREAM
Sam Fogarino of Interpol is moving forward with a new project called EmptyMansions ... there's a new album titled snakes/vultures/sulfate coming out sometime in April on Riot House Records. Check out the Thurston Moore-influenced vocals on the song "Lyra."
 
Bandcamp Gets A Big Overhaul: Bandcamp For Fans
If you're a band with music on Bandcamp, you'll dig this. If you use Bandcamp to find and buy music, you'll dig this even more. A feature launched last year called "Bandcamp for Fans" has had a major overhaul that creates dedicated fan blogs -- i.e. a social feature that lets people create an account a share music on the Bandcamp site. The big story is that it's not the "frictionless sharing" that dominated streaming music services in 2012 but rather the "high friction" approach that seems destined to be a big part of social music in 2013.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival Chicago Announces 2013 Dates and Tickets
The wildly popular festival will put tickets on sale next week. Find out more.
 
Sonar Festival Adds More to 2013 Lineup
Kraftwerk and Two Door Cinema Club are in, plus others. Get the details and see a complete lineup.
 
ATP Festival Curated by TV on the Radio Adds De La Soul, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and More
Six new acts have been added. Check out a complete lineup.
 
ATP Curated by Deerhunter Adds Samara Lubelski, Tom Tom Club, Oneida and More
Eight new acts, including Roj Stevens and James Cargill from Broadcast with Julian House from Ghost Box Music in a project aptly called James, Roj & Julian.
 
Young Galaxy Are Releasing A New Album: Ultramarine
Electronic pop band Young Galaxy announced a brand new, full-length album called Ultramarine, their first new album since Shapeshifting in 2011 and a promising bunch of new tracks. Check out an advance sample.
 
Slacker Radio Is Expected To Do A Major Overhaul
2013 is looking to be a year of major change in music technology and streaming music sites -- the next one up seems to be Slacker Radio.
 
Dirty Work: Uncle Albert / Admiral Hipster
It turns out McCartney made a true “indie pop” album and no one knew it until recently. The songs on Ram soundtrack an element of “indie” culture that is too smart for its own good.
 
eMusic Drops Membership Requirement
eMusic has decided to come in from the cold and open up its doors to anyone, instead of being a subscription-only online music store.
 
New Yeah Yeah Yeahs Album Mosquito
Will Arrive This Spring
The dedicated Yeah Yeah Yeahs fans who sat through the Stop The Virgens psycho opera to wait for a new album will be rewarded this Spring, with the arrival of Mosquito.
 
Animal Collective Announce Tour with Dan Deacon
Animal Collective are starting off 2013 right with a big set of fresh tour dates, set to roll across Australia, North America and stops at the Roskilde Festival and Treefort Music Festival. They're bringing labelmate Dan Deacon with them ... so this should be a weirdo good time as far as experimental sounds.
 
REVIEW: Yo La Tengo - Fade
Yo La Tengo's new album isn't likely to disappoint longtime fans, but it isn't the type of record that will excite too many critics or casual streamers. When it comes down to it, I love the first song and tolerate the rest.
 
Rhapsody Streaming Music Service Prepares To Live Large Across Europe
Rhapsody is expanding its streaming music service globally, making it available in 16 new countries in Europe. This should make them competitive with Spotify and other streaming music sites, considering they already boast about 1 million paid subscribers.
 
Electric Forest Confirms 2013 Dates
The festival centers around two scenes, electronic music and jam bands. It's an combination of art, being socially conscious and music.
 
Javelin Second Full Length Hi Beams Out March 5 on Luka Bop + MP3
Tom Van Buskirk and George Langford have been living a rock and roll fantasy in New York. Signed to both David Byrne's Luka Bop Records, they're set to release a new album called Hi Beams. Also check out an MP3 of the song "Nnormal."
 
Fol Chen Announce The False Alarm Album, New Singer + MP3
Experimental indie band Fol Chen is launching into an entire new band in 2013, with the addition of vocalist Sinosa Loa and a new album titled The False Alarm on Asthmatic Kitty Records. Check out the MP3 of the song "200 Words."
 
Third Phase of SXSW 2013 Lineup Announced
The SXSW Music lineup added its third phase today, a few names off the top of the list: Ash, The Besnard Lakes, Black Lips, Helado Negro ... check out the full SXSW lineup.
 
Register For SXSW: by Friday to Save Money On Tickets
SXSW ticket prices go up at the end of the day tomorrow, check out the ticket prices and festival info.
 
Arctic Monkeys Will Headline the
Benicassim Festival 2013
Check out the latest lineup and ticket info.
 
Chelsea Light Moving Announces Tour
And Full Album + MP3
Thurston Moore and his group Chelsea Light Moving have announced a fresh set of tour dates, and the release of their new full-length self-titled album.
 
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Announce
Details for Specter At The Feast
It's been a slow train comin': Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have a new album Specter At The Feast ready with a release date in the Spring.
 
Believe This: Crystal Castles Announce Spring Tour
Just when you thought it was safe to go outside again -- Crystal Castles have announced that they'll be back on tour of North America in the Spring of this year.
 
New Telekinesis Album Dormarion
Happening This Spring
New music arrives from Telekinesis (a.k.a. Michael Benjamin Lerner) this Spring with the album Dormarion, his third album for Merge Records. Self-described as a minimalist, Telekinesis has a sort of indie pop-leaning sound with some similarity to the Elephant 6 Collective bands. Find out more and check out advance music.
 
Electric Daisy Carnival Tickets Go On Sale
Wednesday for Las Vegas
No word on New York happenings yet, but Vegas happens. Find out more.
 
SBTRKT Live Album and Videos From Shows
Outside of London Just Got A Surprise Release
There are live videos and a recording from two shows outside of London late last year. Find out more and listen to two of the songs.
 
Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne: I'd Like to Report
Missing Laser Hands
The worst of all news for anyone who has seen the Flaming Lips play live ... the massive hands that Wayne Coyne wears that shoot lasers -- were stolen. So this all begs the question ... how do you sell a pair of gian hands with lasers in them?
 
Nile Rodgers: Daft Punk Album Likely
For Release This Year
That incredible Daft Punk / Nile Rodgers collaboration we've been hearing about over the past year looks like it will see the light of day this year. Nile Rodgers took to his blog to say that he's expecting a big year, and that it "won't be boring."
 
Skrillex Drops New Leaving EP as Part of
OWSLA Subscription Service
The OWSLA recording label started (in part) by Skrillex is diving in on the music subscription vibe. Will 2013 finally be the year of the subscription?
 
Noise Pop 2013 Adds More To Lineup for
Music and Film Festival
Ceremony, The Fresh and Onlys, Sonny & The Sunsets and Matt Pond all top the list of new bands in the lineup, plus the Noise Pop Film Festival added one more movie. Find out more on the lineup and tickets.
 
Gosling Has A New Mekon Album Of
Work Due Next Month
John Gosling is gearing up to release his next installment of his Mekon project. Gosling is also known for his past projects like Psychic TV and Bass-o-Matic, is a longtime staple in both electronic music as well as industrial, experimental, big beat ... you know -- your usual mayhem music.
 
Beck Is Contemplating Multiple Album Releases in 2013
The future of how the music will be released in not clear yet, as Beck is contemplating options on how to release it in the day and age of releasing shorter EPs and singles.
 
Ultra Music Festival 2013 Lineup Is Out: Phase One
The phase one Ultra Music Festival lineup announcement for 2013 is IN, check it out along with ticket details.
 
YouTube Music Video Counts Drop as YouTube Wipes Out Fake Views
Have YOU been engineering fake views for your YouTube videos? Your day of reckoning has arrived. Find out who lost millions of views.
 
Best Music of 2012
You're expecting an ordered list, aren't you? I’ve compiled so many end-of-year retrospective lists and frankly I’m sick of ‘top ten’ ranking. But there is nothing wrong with dazzling, and plenty of albums released this year dazzled the pants off me.
 
Voodoo Experience Announces 2013 Dates
Music + New Orleans + Halloween. What's not to like?
 
Moogfest Announced for 2013
Tell us who you want to see at the show.
 
OH YEAH: New Music From Yeah Yeah Yeahs in 2013
It's all DNA upgrades.
 
Autechre Announce Exai, Big Number Eleven
It's gonna be a good year next year ...
 
Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne: I'd Like to Report Missing Laser Hands

The worst of all news for anyone who has seen the Flaming Lips play live ... the massive hands that Wayne Coyne wears that shoot lasers -- were stolen. So this all begs the question ... how do you sell a pair of gian hands with lasers in them?

 
Nile Rodgers: Daft Punk Album Likely For Release This Year
That incredible Daft Punk / Nile Rodgers collaboration we've been hearing about over the past year looks like it will see the light of day this year. Nile Rodgers took to his blog to say that he's expecting a big year, and that it "won't be boring."
 
Skrillex Drops New Leaving EP as Part of OWSLA Subscription Service
The OWSLA recording label started (in part) by Skrillex is diving in on the music subscription vibe. Will 2013 finally be the year of the subscription?
 
Noise Pop 2013 Adds More To Lineup for Music and Film Festival
Ceremony, The Fresh and Onlys, Sonny & The Sunsets and Matt Pond all top the list of new bands in the lineup, plus the Noise Pop Film Festival added one more movie. Find out more on the lineup and tickets.
 
Gosling Has A New Mekon Album Of
Work Due Next Month
John Gosling is gearing up to release his next installment of his Mekon project. Gosling is also known for his past projects like Psychic TV and Bass-o-Matic, is a longtime staple in both electronic music as well as industrial, experimental, big beat ... you know -- your usual mayhem music.
 
Beck Is Contemplating Multiple Album Releases in 2013
The future of how the music will be released in not clear yet, as Beck is contemplating options on how to release it in the day and age of releasing shorter EPs and singles.
 
Ultra Music Festival 2013 Lineup Is Out: Phase One
The phase one Ultra Music Festival lineup announcement for 2013 is IN, check it out along with ticket details.
 
YouTube Music Video Counts Drop as YouTube Wipes Out Fake Views
Have YOU been engineering fake views for your YouTube videos? Your day of reckoning has arrived. Find out who lost millions of views.
 
Best Music of 2012
You're expecting an ordered list, aren't you? I’ve compiled so many end-of-year retrospective lists and frankly I’m sick of ‘top ten’ ranking. But there is nothing wrong with dazzling, and plenty of albums released this year dazzled the pants off me.
 
Pitchfork Music Festival Tickets Have Gone On Sale
It's a discounted holiday sale, find out more or buy tickets.
 
Benicassim Festival Adds The Killers, Queens of the Stone Age to First Lineup Announcement for 2013
Tickets are on sale, find out who else is in on the lineup.
 
Sonar Festival Adds More Artists to 2013 Lineup
Check THIS out: The Roots, Explosions in The Sky, Matmos, Jamie Lidell, and Theo Parrish; among a list of others. Check in on the full lineup so far and new ticket details.
 
Snowball Music Festival Lineup Announced for 2013
It's lineup announcement phase one, with more to be announced.
 
Primavera Sound Has Changed Ticket Prices, Find Out More
Same goes for Optimus Primavera Sound. Find out more.
 
Check In On the Latest Coachella 2013 Rumors
Find out the newest band to be added to the list, plus: tell us what you've heard.
 
Google Music Adds Scan and Match Feature, Improves Sound Quality
They catch up with Amazon and iTunes. Find out more.
 
Thinking Beyond Pop: Alta Mira
The self-described “post-pop” band Alta Mira (from the Albany, NY region) were a welcome discovery this past year, a rare treat of a band who quickly grew to become on of my favorite “new” groups.
 
Watch Peaking Lights - “Beautiful Dub” (video)
Following up on the release of their album Lucifer In Dub, Peaking Lights have a new video today for the song "Beautiful Dub," directed by Mike Seely.
 
 
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