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Music News Archive 2014
Indie, Alternative, and Electronic Music News

REVIEW: Thurston Moore - The Best Day
Thurston Moore’s most personal, fragile and inspired work in years.
Twitter And SoundCloud Are Giving Us ... The Audio Card
It's the new Twix bar of the online world.
REVIEW: Bass Drum Of Death - Rip This
Incredibly simple, but with tremendous attitude.
SBTRKT Tour Starts Today
He's hitting the US, Canada, Europe & Australia.
REVIEW: Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
Jazz meets rock, rap, fusion, dub, folk, glitch, ambient…
Dead Milkmen Interview
Find out how to shout at the millennial who’s pouring your latte to wake up.
Ryan Adams Announced USA Tour Dates
Check out shows with music off of his new album.
James Blake Announced USA Tour Dates
New shows, will he play new music?
REVIEW: Iceage - Plowing Into the Field of Love
Punk grows up to become post-punk.
REVIEW: Caribou - Our Love
R&B and house beats, dulcet synthesizers, perfect samples and male / female vocals.
Boston Calling Tickets Go On Sale
Get tickets for 2015 on Friday at a big discount.
REVIEW: J Mascis - Tied to a Star
J Mascis displays a true mastery with active, often complex riffs.
REVIEW: Tricky - Adrian Thaws
Hip hop, trip hop and r&b influences with electro, personal narrative and acoustic blues.
REVIEW: Merchandise - After the End
Glowing pop songs with rich guitars, distant drums and bright synths.
EDC Orlando 2014 Lineup Is Out!
And you gotta see who's on it.
Glastonbury 2015 Ticket Prices Announced
Get price and registration details.
Ultra Music Festival Ticket Registration Happens Today
REVIEW: Blonde Redhead – Barragàn
Bridging the gaps between indie-pop, art-rock, new wave and post-punk.
Sloan Interview: Commonwealth
Sloan are a perfect model for a pop rock band with integrity.
What Will Be On Medium Magazine’s New Music Website?
A fresh take on the blog-magazine-news vibe.
Ultra Music Festival Confirms Tickets For 2015, Moves To 18+ Event
Get all of the details.
Elbow, Ryan Adams And More Added to iTunes Festival London Lineup
The September lineup gets deeper.
YouTube's Streaming Music Service: Details Emerge
Must be seen to be believed.
The Twilight Sad, New Album, New Song, New Tour
And they're touring in the states!
Nathan Fake and Wesley Matsell Are Starting A Label + LISTEN
With all of the Nathan Fake warbling and ...
It's Really Real Now: New Music From Aphex Twin!!!
New sounds from Aphex Twin!!!
This Week's Full Album Streams: Aug. 18
New music from Ty Segall, Wytches, J Mascis, The Bug and more.
Jabberwocky Festival Cancelled
Get the details and find out why.
REVIEW: Spoon - They Want My Soul
It shines big.
Portishead Are Reissuing Dummy On Blue Vinyl For 20th Anniversary
Mmmmmm, tasty blue vinyl. Find out more.
This Week's Full Album Streams: Aug. 11
Bishop Allen, Cymbals Eat Guitars, FaltyDL ...
Foo Fighters Release Sonic Highways Details: Listen To It Now

Get the release details and take a listen.

Diplo Previewed New Jack U

People wanted more.

Arcade Fire Covered Nirvana Over The Weekend

They went for the super-big-breakthrough hit.

How Spotify Is Copying Pandora Radio

Spotify is taking a cue from Pandora Radio.

Dntel Has A New Album, Find Out More + Listen

Created with computerized, disembodied voices.

REVIEW: Neon Trees Live

A review of the show + great photos.

Nightmares on Wax: Always Moving Forward

25 years of always doing new things.

Hangout Music Fest Tickets Are On Sale

The 2015 festival at early bird prices.

Dandy Warhols Fall Tour Dates

Dig It.

Flaming Lips Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Details

Album cover, guests, and track list.

Rhapsody Music Is Expanding With Ex.FM and Schematic Labs

They just bought Ex.FM, a music discovery app.

SXSW Tickets Are Now On Sale!

Get in on the lowest prices ever.


This Week's Full Album Streams

A guide to full album streams available online.

Check Out Lollapalooza Performance Videos From This Weekend

Watch full performances + short clips.


Trentemøller Is Doing A Remix EP Called Reworks

Trentemøller's shoegaze & indie pop experiment.


Rhapsody Music Found Out How To Grow

Find out what their secret is.


Lollapalooza Live Stream Schedule Has Been Announced

Find out who's playing and how to watch.


Austin City Limits Schedule Announced

Set times and stages.


REVIEW: The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Gritty, dark, heavy guitars as an old surf movie from the 60s meets a zombie apocalypse flick!

This Week's Full Album Streams
There's more to listen to online there's time for: cut to the chase and check an overview of albums to target your listening time.

Is it possible that they're working on something?


Would YOU want to buy Vevo? Don't all step forward at once.


More for the music and comedy lineups.


You need to go to Vegas and see this.


The first night will close with Belle & Sebastian.

REVIEW: Brian Eno / Karl Hyde - High Life
This album feels like a well orchestrated pastiche of sounds, ideas, instruments and influences, all seamlessly blending in together organically and incredibly naturally.
YouTube Added Auto-Playlisting To Its iOS App
The iOS version of Google's YouTube has added its auto playlist feature for iPad and iPhone users.
Jabberwocky Festival 2014 Lineup Gets Nils Frahm & Younghusband
The ATP / Pitchfork festival makes some last minute adjustments, find out who's playing and how to get tickets.
This Week's Full Album Streams
A new feature is starting this week at Spacelab: a guide to full album streams available online.
Pharrell, Beck, Calvin Harris & More For iTunes Festival
The iTunes Festival is taking a big turn online this year: they're getting rid of the app and showing the festival inside of iTunes only. Find out more and who's playing.
REVIEW: Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty
There's always a wealth of influences in the music of Shabazz Palaces, yet it always has this definable sound aesthetic that's distinctly their own. This is experimental Hip Hop.
New Cold War Kids: But Is It A New Album?
A new release for October could take many forms, but for today we have a new song and a tour.
Pitchfork Festival Live Stream Announced
This weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival is back with a live stream after a year offline. Check out the details on how to watch the event here on Spacelab.
Electric Daisy Carnival Tickets Are On Sale
Orlando is the lastt big Summer event for EDC, tickets went on sale today and should move pretty fast.
Polaris Music Prize Short List For 2014 Includes Arcade Fire, Mac DeMarco, Drake
The Polaris Music Prize short list out, and it includes some usual contenders for the prize, as well as some well-deserving albums.
REVIEW: The Skygreen Leopards – Family Crimes
The Skygreen Leopards are one of those few bands who manage to take their lo-fi aesthetic and minimal arrangements and turn them into something more massive than what they are.
Interpol Tour Dates for 2014 In USA & Canada
Interpol festival dates include Splendour In The Grass, Lollapalooza, FYF Fest and Austin City Limits; the tour schedule runs from July - November. Tickets are on sale! Check out the schedule, photos and live performance videos from the tour.
Goldie Is Next For The Ministry of Sound Masterpiece Series
Ministry Of Sound are rolling out their next Masterpiece mix in August with help of drum and bass icon Goldie.
Afghan Whigs Tour Dates for 2014 in USA & Canada
Newly announced shows today for the Afghan Whigs tour of US and Canada -- shows go from August through October. Find out where they're playing, how to get tickets, and catch videos and photos from the tour.
REVIEW: Dub Thompson - 9 Songs
Dub Thompson consists of 19 year-old Max and Evan, a duo that brings a mix of raw cut and low-fi indie rock influenced by Kraftwerk, Big Black, Can and The Fall.
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Tour Dates for 2014 In the USA & Canada
Julian Casablancas from The Strokes has Fall tour dates slated for his Julian Casablancas + The Voidz project in support of their latest album Tyranny
The Rebirth of Cool: Radiohead Is Back This Fall
Radiohead is going to start writing , recording and playing shows as early as this Fall. Look for Radiohead to work some magic while rolling out new songs while road-testing them at music festivals and live gigs in 2015.
SoundCloud Is Going Legit: In Talks With 3 Major Recording Labels
SoundCloud is making a move to become a higher level streaming music service with a new agreement with the three major recording labels.
Bonobo Is Releasing A Live Album & DVD From His North Borders Tour
Downtempo Chill guy Bonobo released his album The North Borders last year and went on a tour, now he's taking that live experience and delivering it as a live album called The North Borders Tour.
EDC Orlando Dates & Tickets Announced
Find out how to get your tickets to EDC's last bash of the year.
FRESH GEAR: Normal Will 3D Print Custom Earbuds For Awesome Sound
They'll custom fit your ears by taking photos of your ear with their mobile app.
Sub Pop and TuneIn Radio: Your Sub Pop Streaming Radio Heaven
For those of you thinking "if only there was an always-on, streaming radio station of Sub Pop Records music, my life would be perfect," your day has come.
Fun Fun Fun Fest Adds Modest Mouse & Murder City Devils
Get the latest lineup and ticket details.

REVIEW: Jack White – Lazaretto

Whether you love him or hate him, you can’t deny Jack White’s influence on the state of contemporary alternative rock.

Roni Size Is Returning From A Decade Of Musical Exile With Take Kontrol

A new Roni Size solo album and EP, PLUS: new music is coming from Reprazent.
Broken Bells Tour Dates for 2014 | USA | Canada
Broken Bells tour dates for 2014 for After The Disco in the USA and Canada.
Wayne Coyne On Twitter and Instagram: It Gives The Inside Story
Flaming Lips and Electric Wurms singer Wayne Coyne loves how apps like Twitter and Instagram have transformed the media into a more responsive and shape-shifting entity, allowing everyone to create a narrative out of what they find online.

Tricky Is Moving In A New Direction On His New Album Adrian Thaws

The bestest of best news: new music from trip-hop, downtempo, hip-hop and experimental electronic music master mind Tricky, a.k.a. Adrian Thaws.

Reading & Leeds Festivals Add More

More acts across all of the stages, check out the full lineup and tickets details. | Reading Festival 2014 | Leeds Festival 2014

Benicassim Festival Adds 27 Names To 2014 Lineup

Charli XCX, Evian Christ, Wolf Alice and more lead 27 new acts in the Benicassim Festival lineup.

T In The Park Is Getting A New Location For 2015

The Scottish music festival is moving from its longtime home in Balado to a new place next year. The good news: there's still a castle in the new location.

REVIEW: The New Pornographers  - Brill Bruises

The New Pornographers are going for a hassle-free, punchy and dynamic collection of songs with ties to garage rock and roll, beat pop and a bit of acid psychedelia.

Glastonbury Festival Recap

The world's largest and most incredible music festival wrapped up over the weekend, check out full performance HD videos from Metallica, Jack White, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant, Interpol and more.

Digital Dreams Festival Recap

Check out HD video performances from Justice, Eric Prydz, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and more.

Spoon Just Announced More 2014 Tour Dates

They're playing a ton of music festivals and will be touring through November of this year.

REVIEW: Plaid - Reachy Prints

The skeleton of each song is built around a solid and shape-shifting analog-sounding drum machine, often developing in staggered and off-beat patterns that complement the beautiful synth work.

Treasure Island Lineup Announced With Massive Attack, Zedd, TV On The Radio, The New Pornographers!

The Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco rolled out its lineup today with names like Massive Attack, Zedd, TV On The Radio, The New Pornographers at the top of the bill. Find out the rest of the deal -- full ineup and ticket details with a video preview.

Nocturnal Wonderland Announces Dates & Tickets

It's set baby! Get all of the details on when to get tickets!
Beyond Wonderland Bay Area Tickets Are On Sale
Get em' while they're hot.
Wavefront Music Festival Cancelled For 2014, Returning Next Year
It's not gonna happen this year, but they're down with 2015.
First City Festival Just Launched Its Interactive Scheduler!
Find out who's playing when.
Hudson Music Project Announced Day Lineups And An Interactive Scheduler
Find out stages, set times and days.
Watch Performances From Field Trip Festival In Toronto
Toronto's indie rock gathering brought together many tribes. Performances from Broken Social scene and more, photos from the entire weekend!

Arcade Fire Covered The Smiths In London

Arcade Fire covered The Smiths song "London" in London at Earls Court Exhibition Centre over the weekend. Listen to the performance and check out other photos and videos from the tour on our Arcade Fire tour page.

Find Out How To Watch The Glastonbury Festival Online

The BBC is doing it's annual coverage of Glasto, find out how you can catch the performances online!

Check Out What Happened This Weekend @ Governors Ball Music Festival in New York

Get the latest updates in photos, videos of live performances and more. Check back throughout the weekend for more.

Hudson Music Project Announced Their Full Lineup

Find out everyone that will be playing and how to get tickets.

Electric Zoo Phase 2 Lineup Is Out!

New York's late-summer party has filled out their schedule with a deeper lineup for three days of mad fun.

Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Drops Lineup

Armin Van Buuren, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Carl Cox, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, John Digweed, Knife Party, Krewella, Martin Garrix, Maya Jane Coles, PaulOakenfold, Steve Angello, Steve Aoki, Sub Focus, Zeds Dead ...

Osheaga One-Day Tickets Are On Sale

The Osheaga Music and Arts Festival in Montreal, Quebec is an indie music festival featuring electronic music, indie rock and the occasional hip hop act.

Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup & Tickets Announced

Judas Priest, Nas, Death Cab For Cutie, Atmosphere, Flying Lotus, Dum Dum Girls, Sky Ferreira, Death Grips and more. Get the full lineup and tickets details.

Daedelus Reveals 5 Favorite Songs

Daedelus has been a mainstay in Los Angeles clubs and dance floors around the world, he recently revealed some of his favorite tracks in an interview. Check some of them out.

This Is Why Jenny Lewis Made Her Comeback Album The Voyage

Jenny Lewis is making a comeback with her newly announced album The Voyage, her first since Rabbit Fur Coat in 2006. So what made her move on this one? It turns out it was ...

REVIEW: Swans – To Be Kind

Seminal No-wave rockers Swans are the brainchild of guitarist Michael Gira, whose work falls somewhere in between the grit and edge of Sonic Youth and the avant-garde pop of Velvet Underground.
Electric Zoo Single-Day Tickets Just Went On Sale
There's different prices for different days, check out the deal or connect to get tickets.

Witness The Return Of Basement Jaxx

A new album called Junto that's "back to where Basement Jaxx started from" and "like old school jungle," their tour kicks off at the Space Opening Party in Ibiza this weekend.


Latitude Festival Adds Dave Seaman

Dave Seaman will headline a late night set In The Woods with Dave Seaman & Friends present The Naughty Forest.

Bestival Reveals 2014 Amphitheatre Lineup

Scroobius Pip, Kate Tempest, Tim Clarke and more.

Slint Is Reissuing Their Classic Spiderland Album

Call them what you will: post-rock, math rock or indie rock; Slint is reissuing their classic album Spiderland on June 24 on Touch and Go Records.

FYF Fest Lineup Announced

The Strokes, Phoenix, Interpol, Slowdive, Grimes, Flying Lotus, Darkside ...

Coachella Tickets Are On Sale!

Coachella just happened but they're already putting tickets on sale for next year. What's even better is that you can get lower prices now than if you wait until later. Find out how much you can save and how get tickets to the best music festival of the year ...

The Lollapalooza Schedule Is Out!

Check out set times and stages for that existential dilemma: what bands will you see and what bands will you skip?

Pukkelpop Festival Adds Five New Names

Sigma, Mac DeMarco, Ella Eyre, Say Lou Lou and Arthur Beatrice. Check out the fulll lineup and tickets details.

deadmau5 Has A New Double Album Called While(1<2)

In the latest of unconventional album titles from deadmau5, he has a new double album called While(1<2), which means “to loop indefinitely.”

Coachella 2015 Tickets Announced

Coachella tickets go on sale this week, find how to get tickets at the lowest possible prices for next year.

Decibel Festival Lineup Announced

The first phase lineup includes Kode9, Richie Hawtin, Andy Stott, Deru, Com Truise and more.

Electric Zoo Just Announced Their First Lineup

Electric Zoo just announced a first-phase lineup with Jack U, Guetta, Nicky Romero, Armin Van Buuren, Zedd, Kaskade and more.
Bonnaroo SuperJam Lineups Announced
Skrillex, Warpaint, Zedd, Ben Folds and more. See the full list.

tUne-yArDs, Factory Floor and More Added To Bestival

39 new acts in all were added. Check out the full meal deal.
Here's 3 Reasons Why The Stereolab Reissues Will Be Awesome
Stereolab are reissuing the classic albums from the Elektra Records days, with vinyl pressings that will be of better sound quality than previous reissues.

Bonnaroo Schedule Is Out!

Check out the Bonnaroo schedule for all of the set times and stage information.

Beck US And Canada Tour Dates For 2014

Beck has added to his U.S. tour schedule for the Summer, in support of his new album Morning Phase.
First City Festival Lineup Is Out!
The indie music festival includes a great lineup with Beck, The National, Phantogram, Best Coast and more. Get the full lineup and tickets information.

Squamish Valley Music Festival Adds CHVRCHES, Phantogram And More

Check in on the latest additions for Squamish.

Pixies Add More Tour Dates for 2014

It's a new day in the post-bassist world for the Pixies, as the band has released their album Indie Cindy without a permanent person on the bass. Now operating as a fearless threesome, the band will head out on a series of world tour dates.

Sonic Youth Is Reissuing Daydream Nation

In the latest series of reissued albums from Sonic Youth, Daydream Nation is getting the full re-spin and re-pressing.

Red Bull Music Academy Starts Today

The Red Bull Music Academy Festival in New York is a month-long series of live performances, lectures, club nights, screenings and happenings in New York. It also includes invite-only sessions. Check out the schedule of events and locations.

MusicfestNW Announces Full Lineup

Portland's annual get down has a new location and new festival experience for this year. Check out the details.

Bay Area Beyond Wonderland Announced With New Location

Starting out in SoCal, Beyond Wonderland is an electronic music festival that uses a story-telling angle to set a context for a fantasy electronic music festival. Check out the festival details and new location.

Electric Zoo Tickets Are On Sale

Electric Zoo pre-sale passes have gone on sale today!
The Bestival Reggae Roots Stage Lineup Is Out!
Toddla T, Congo Natty and more for your roots reggae junglist vibes.
Glastonbury Ticket Resale Has Run
Ticket holders will be getting confirmation emails.
Benicassim Festival Adds Alesso, Cat Power, Albert Hammond Jr And More
Barcelona's giant beach party expands it lineup.
Mutek Festival Unveils Full Lineup
The full cast of characters for the 15th anniversary of the Mutek Festival in Montreal.

Lollapalooza Announces Live Stream

Lollapalooza is working with Red Bull TV.

Sasquatch Festival Releases Day Schedule

It breaks out the schedule day by day, see who's playing when.

REVIEW: The Afghan Whigs – Do To The Beast

Melancholy and energy keep alternating: tracks such as “Can Rova” can become extremely lush and dreamy, while moments the likes of “I am Fire” resonates like a mantra, with a really hypnotic rhythm section.

Reading & Leeds Festivals Add The Horrors, The Glitch Mob, Papa Roach, Blood Red Shoes And More

Over 50 new names were added! Get the latest lineup and ticket information.

Pukkelpop Festival Gets Tinie Tempah, Jimmy Eat World, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Vile & The Violators & More

20 new names hit the bill for the Pukkelpop Festival.

V Festival Adds Tinie Tempah, Childish Gambino, Cee Lo Green, Icona Pop & More

Peep the day breakouts for lineups and find out how to get tickets.

Bestival Adds Diplo, Daniel Avery, Numbers & More For Red Bull Music Academy Stage

Over 30 names for the RBMA stage!

Electric Zoo Confirms Return To New York

It's officially official.
Austin City Limits Lineup Is Out!
Eminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast (of course), Skrillex, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana Del Ray and Lorde all lead the lineup. Find out who's playing on what weekend and how to get tickets.

Detroit Electronic Music Festival Cancelled For 2014

Colliding issues are causing DEMF to postpone until 2015.

Hopscotch Music Festival Announced Their Lineup & Tickets

The Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill music scenes are thriving in this year's lineup. Find out who's playing and how to get tickets.

Coachella Overview

Find out what's happening this weekend for the Coachella Music Festival: lineups, set times, and how to catch the live stream.

Electric Daisy Carnival London Announced!

Calvin Harris, Steve Angello, Fatboy Slim and more. Tickets are on sale now.

Coachella Live Stream Schedule Is Up! Check Out Times And Channels

The Coachella live stream has three channels for lots of video action! Find out who's playing when, then come back to Spacelab this weekend to watch it on Spacelab TV!
Coachella Set Times Announced
Get the latest updates: set times, Coachella live stream, how to get the mobile apps and more.
Electric Daisy Carnival London Has Been Confirmed
They're going to unload more information this week. Find out more.

LIVE STREAM: Boiler Room London: Archie Pelago & Kit Grill

Brooklyn trio Archie Pelago will get jazzy and Kit Grill brings his minimalistic synth to the Boiler Room London. Live streaming at 2:30 PM EST.

Glastonbury Festival Adds More To Lineup

Jack White, Skrillex, James Blake, MGMT, Richie Hawtin and Kasabian lead the lineup. Get full list so far.

Rhapsody And Napster Are Now On Google's Chromecast

Google's Chromecast adapter keeps adding support for streaming music services.

There's A New Radiohead Album Starting This Year

It's remote Radiohead news but Radiohead news all the same.

Coachella Live Stream Webcast Gets Two Weekends

We're looking at two weekends for this year's Coachella live stream: b2b weekends of April 11th - 13th and 18th – 20th. The first weekend is via the Coachella YouTube channel and the second is on AXS TV. We'll run both live feed video streams here on Spacelab, in the meantime check out past performances on our Coachella live stream video channel!

Amazon Launched Fire TV With A Lot Of Streaming Music Options + Video + Gaming

Amazon just launched Fire TV, a new way to combine the Cloud Music Player, Amazon Prime video, streaming music and a lot of other music and video services.

Roskilde Festival Announced Its Full 2014 Lineup

The whole honkin' long list. This festival is huge, find out who's playing.

Summer Sonic Added More To Its Lineup

Check out the Tokyo and Osaka breakouts for this two city festival.

Sonar Festival Barcelona Announced Its Full 2014 Lineup And Tickets

Check who's playing on all three days and view the new ticket prices.

Spotify Update Includes Redesign And Collections Feature

Spotify redesigned its web, desktop and mobile apps with a darker theme and a feature for users to build collections.

Beats Music Lets You Build Apps

A new Beats Music features lets you build apps like Spotify does.
Metallica, Lana Del Rey, and Warpaint Were Added To The Glastonbury Lineup
The latest in lineup additions. A ticket resale has been announced for the sold out festival, find out more.
Governors Ball Festival Announces Day Schedules
Get the latest on schedules and tickets.

Google Play Music Created A Radio App

Google Play Music has made a radio app based on your browsing history.

Rdio Added Chromecast Streaming

If you’re doing the new Chromecast streaming, you can add Rdio to your list of options.

REVIEW: Cloud Nothings – Here And Nowhere Else

The album, produced by Steve Albini, strikes for a collection of uncompromising and direct tracks. The band sports the instinctiveness of punk and the fondness for dissonance of bands like Sonic Youth.

End Of The Road Festival Announces The Gene Clark No Other Band As Third Headliner

The band includes Victoria Legrand (Beach House), Alex Scally (Beach House), Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes), Daniel Rossen (Grizzly Bear), Iain Matthews (Fairport Convention), as well as members of Wye Oak and Celebration.

Electric Forest Adds Moby, Eric Volta And More To Lineup

The second phase of the lineup has been announced, check in on who'll be there and the festival experience.

Lollapalooza Lineup Is Out!

Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, Calvin Harris all lead the way, single-day tickets go on sale today at 10:00 AM CST.
Spotify Just Started a $5 Subscription
Find out how you can gets you some.

REVIEW: The War on Drugs - Lost in The Dream

American indie rockers The War on Drugs indie rock aesthetics and fondness for 80's new wave is alive and well on Lost In The Dream. Guitars are drenched in chorus and reverb, the snare is fat and roomy and the synths create cinematic and haunting landscapes to fill in the gaps.


Mogwai Have Another New EP & A Come On Die Young Reissue

Mogwai have a new EP on the way, a follow-up to their recent Rave Tapes. There's also a 15 year reissue of the band's legendary Come On Die Young on the way. Find out more.

Pixies Just Announced Their First New Album Since 1991!

Pixies are releasing a new album called Indie Cindy, which will be released via Pixiesmusic. Check out the song 'Greens And Blues' and find out the release date and tracklist, along with other details.
The Rolling Stones, Lykke Li Added To Roskilde Lineup
Three new bands were added to the Denamrk festival's lineup

Apple Is In Talks For A Streaming Music Service & An Android App

Apple is looking into launching a streaming music service. What seems more interesting about it this time is that they're also considering launching it as an Android app to go alongside all of its own Apple product offerings.
Skrillex Mothership Tour Starts in Miami This Week With Ultra Music Festival
The Skrillex Mothership Tour 2014 is blasting off this week at the Ultra Music Festival and Winter Music Conference in Miami. Check out tour dates, tickets info, live performance videos and more.

Future Perfect: Does Social Media Really Matter For Music?

Most of us spend lots of time doing it -- social media. Anyone who has something to promote is on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr and everywhere else; sharing and experiencing and pushing their latest project. But is it really working for anyone?

Vevo Is Opening To Anyone Making a Music Video Or Sharing App

It's time to make a music video app! Vevo just opened up their platform.

Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Death Grips For 2014’s Biggest Summer Tour

In the most epic and super gigantic of summer tour news announcements, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden and Death Grips are touring together in what's sure to be one of the most explosive tours of the summer.
Milk Music From Samsung Competes With iTunes Radio & Pandora
The new Milk Music streaming service from Samsung is offering music for users of popular devices like the Samsung Galaxy S2 or Galaxy tablet.

SXSW Music Starts Today

Check in on the big kickoff to the Summer music festival season. Find out what's happening and who's playing.
The Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Summer Tour Includes Many Good Opening Acts
Warpaint, Reggie Watts, Mark Lanegan, Nicole Atkins, Kurt Vile and more. Find out who's playing at your show.
Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit Will Not Return For 2014
Sad but true.
Google Music Is Rising
They've already sold millions of Chromecast adapters. Find out more.
Arcade Fire Covered Prince In Their Show In Minneapolis
Listen to their performance of the song, peep the set list, and see some photos.
Mutek Festival Barcelona Wraps Up Over The Weekend
Check in on some of the performances.
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Lightning In A Bottle Lineup Is Out!

Moby, Phantogram and Amon Tobin top the lineup, find out who's in and how to get tickets.


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Beatsmusic Just Bought Topspin!

But what will they do with it?


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Listen To 'The Satellites' From The Album Someday World by Eno • Hyde


Coldplay Just Dropped A New Album - Ghost Stories
New album, new song, and an appearance at the upcoming SXSW Music festival in Austin.
REVIEW: Radiohead’s Polyfauna App
The post-apocalyptic polygons that make up the scenery are a nice touch for the Radiohead dread that goes with some of their music, it makes for good visuals that support the audio narrative.
Beyond Wonderland Festival Expands To Las Vegas
Not in place of SoCal, mind you, but a new additional version of the popular Beyond Wonderland festival.
Nocturnal Wonderland Festival Expands To Las Vegas
Following Beyond Wonderlan, the Nocturnal Wonderland festival will do an additional experience in Las Vegas this year.
Reading & Leeds Festivals Club Nights Announced
The Reading & Leeds Festivals are doing club nights that are hosted in venues across the country.
T in the Park Opens T Break Competition
The T In The Park Festival wants to give you your big break: a chance to play at T In The Park.
The Arcade Fire Reflektor Tour Starts This Week
Arcade Fire kicks off their tour this week in Louisville. Check in on the latest tour details with dates & locations, festival appearances, tickets + videos & photos from shows.
Jabberwocky Festival Adds James Blake, Darkside & More To Lineup
James Blake, Darkside, patten and Yamantaka // Sonic Titan all lead the second phase lineup. Find out who's playing.
Brian Eno & Karl Hyde Are Collaborating On An Eno • Hyde Album Called Someday World
Brian Eno and Karl Hyde are collaborating on a new project called Eno • Hyde, they have a new album called Someday World on Warp Records. Find out a release date and tracklist, along with other details.

Oasis Are Reissuing Definitely Maybe For The 20 Year Anniversary

Oasis are reissuing Definitely Maybe for its 20 year anniversary, find out the release date and details.

NXNE Phase Two Lineup Announced

Get the skinny on what's happening at Toronto's coolest music festival.

Music Review: The Notwist - Close To The Glass

The Notwist have always blurred the lines between pop, indie and electronic music and kept us all guessing in the best way. It’s their dynamic range that sets them apart from most bands. This is alive and well on Close To The Glass.

Isle Of Wight Festival Rounds Out 2014 Lineup

Suede, Katy B, Tom Odell, Fall Out Boy and more were all part of the new additions to the lineup. Get the full festival details.

T In The Park Adds Paolo Nutini

The second T In The Park act to be named, and the festival will add more names this week.
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Iggy Pop: BBC Radio 6 DJ

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A New Panda Bear Album Is Happening This Year

For the collective of fans that stay dedicated to Animal Collective: an entire new full-length album is coming from Panda Bear.
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Echo & The Bunnymen's New Album Is Called Meteorites, Big News Coming

The Afghan Whigs Are Returning With Do To The Beast, Bob Odenkirk Breaks The News
Bob Odenkirk is no stranger to the indie rock world. He was in a video for the Black Keys with the announcement of El Camino, now he's making news by announcing the arrival of a new Afghan Whigs album.
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: New Album And Tour For Coachella
Intent on never fading away and never rusting, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion will explode back onto the music scene this year with a new album a new tour and a Record Store Day release.
Nine Inch Nails Has A Radical New Way To Make Their Next Album
Anyone thinking that current phase of Nine Inch Nails is just a short-lived revival before Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross go back to film soundtracks or How To Destroy Angels can get excited for this: there's more music coming from Nine Inch Nails!
SXSW Music Adds 55 Australian Bands
More Australian artists than you can shake a big knife at. Check out the full details.
Rockness 2014 Dates Are In Doubt
Rockness could see a date change this year.
YOU Get To Name A Stage At The Reading & Leeds Festivals
Daniel P Carter. of the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show will curate the experience, but YOU get to name the stage.
Pitchfork Music Festival Tickets Are On Sale
Early-bird three-day tickets are on sale, find out more.
Pretty Lights, Flux Pavilion, Laurel Halo, & More Added To Sonar Barcelona 2014
17 performances added to Sonar Barcelona: this is one of the best electronic music festivals in the world. Find out more.
The Future of Flying Lotus, By Flying Lotus On Twitter
This is why Twitter is so great: when it becomes a major conversation tool in a one-on-many dialog format. FlyLo spared few details ...
The Knife Are Touring North America Around Coachella Shows
Swedish electro-pop experimentalists The Knife are doing a number of shows around their Coachella performances in April.
Foals Announce 2014 World Tour
British indie rock band Foals have announced a winter/spring tour that includes stops in the UK & Ireland, Japan, South Africa, North America and Europe.
Damon Albarn Joins Latitude Festival Lineup
Damon Albarn plays a solo gig as the Saturday night headliner. Get the full details on lineup and tickets.
Interpol Are Working On A New Album,
And Announced A Tour
Interpol are heavy on their first new album since 2010, and they've just announced a set of tour dates.
Electric Daisy Carnival Mexico City Names 2014 Lineup
Flux Pavilion John Digweed, Krewella, Showtek, and more for the party in Mexico City. Get the details.
The National Just Announced A North American Tour
Indie rock heroes The National just laid out a set of shows for the spring, with Daughter, Warpaint, and Portugal. The Man.
Beats Music Is OUT!
It offers some of the standard streaming music service things like playback of songs, albums or playlists, but the best part of Beats Music appears to be the curated playlists and the part of the app called "The Sentence."
Damon Albarn Is Doing A Solo Album, The Video Goes Online Today
He even played live over the weekend!
Death Grips Are In The Studio
But will they show up for gigs?
Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) & Bryce Dessner (The National) Are Releasing An Album
Both are known for their composing and song building talents, and now they're releasing a joint album of collected works.
New Music From Eagles of Death Metal & Queens of the Stone Age Is Coming
Anybody frequenting in the Josh Homme circuit of Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal will take this as very good news: new music is happening.
Snowball Music Festival Announced Dates, New Location
The snowball melts as it moves to April, but it moved to Denver so that it can be a more urban festival.

Pandora Rado Launched A Recommendations Feature

It's hoping to take on Beats Music ahead of its launch.
Spotify Dropped All Listening Limits
The free music service just became even more free.
Rdio Dropped Listening Limits For Some Services
Sense a trend here? Rdio is making its music service easier to use.
Sasquatch Festival Launch Party Announced
This is where the lineup gets announced ...
Glastonbury Festival Announces Talent Competition
Small time bands get to play the big time festival.
Governors Ball 2014 Lineup: Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend
The summer off Outkast continues with the Governor's Ball in New York. Also Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes, Phoenix, Skrillex ... check out the full festival deal.
ATP Iceland Lineup Adds Kurt Vile, Swans Fuck Buttons
They lead the list of new acts heading to Reykjavík for ATP Iceland. Find out more.
Outside Lands Announces 2014 Dates
The San Francisco festival is setting up for 2014.
A Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Is Coming In February
Check in on the Bonnaroo festival experience for this year.
Merge Records Festival: Merge 25
Part of Merge Records' 25th anniversary includes a three-day music festival in Chapel Hill.
Firefly Music Festival Unveils Stellar 2014 Lineup
Imagine Dragons, Local Natives, Iron And Wine, Jake Bugg, Phantogram, Pretty Lights, Band Of Horses, A-Trak, Sleigh Bells, Foo Fighters all lead the way ... get the full lineup and tickets information.
A Rare Version Of David Bowie’s "Rebel Rebel" is Being Issued On 7" Vinyl
Next up in the David Bowie 40th anniversary picture discs: the classic Rebel Rebel.
John Frusciante & Omar Rodríguez-López Started A New Band With A Bunch Of People
John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Omar Rodríguez-López (Mars Volta) have started a new band with members of other bands, but totally don't want to be called an “all-star vanity project.”
What’s The Concept Behind Cibo Matto's New Album Hotel Valentine?
Good news to kick off the new year: Cibo Matto is releasing a new album, a concept album, called Hotel Valentine.
Liars Get More Focused On Their New Album "Mess"
Liars announced a new album today called Mess, but it looks like the new album will actually be more focused than their last.
deadmau5 Deleted His SoundCloud Before His New Album Release
Always looking to reinvent and create new things, deadmau5 has deleted his SoundCloud account.
Tokyo Police Club Are Out To Create A Timeless Album
Indie rock band Tokyo Police Club announced a new album today called Forcefield, an album that the band is hoping will sound timeless in an age of "waves," fast-moving musical movements and scenes.
Merge Records 25-Year Reissues Are Rolling On With Superchunk Action
Because Superchunk can be creamy too.
New Music Is Coming From Prurient
Prurient fans can get excited because the new material will be a new sound for the project.
Beats Music Will Hit The Web On Jan. 21
Anyone waiting for the streaming music service Beats Music doesn't have much longer to wait. Find out out launch plans, pricing and how they put the streaming music service together.
Big Day Out Announced More Sideshows
Deftones, The Hives and more are all part of the sideshows happening at this year’s Big Day Out festival. Find out who’s playing where and when.
deadmau5 Has Two New Albums Ready To Go
A new deadmau5 album has been completed -- in fact there's enough for two albums.
Amnesty International Is Throwing A Benefit Gig For Human Rights With Flaming Lips, Lauryn Hill, Imagine Dragons And More
A follow-up to the shows that happened twenty-five years ago.
4AD Signed Future Islands And Will Release A New Album In March
Baltimore experimental electro pop band Future Islands have just signed to classic label 4AD for a new album titled Singles. Find out more.
Minimal Techno Guy Jeff Mills Is Releasing Chronicles Of Possible Worlds
Jeff Mills, a possible contender for this year's Detroit Electronic Music Festival, is releasing  a new album called Chronicles of Possible Worlds.
A Film With A Flying Lotus Film Score Is Going To The Sundance Film Festival
Imperial Dreams, a film scored by the LA-producer-musician Flying Lotus is making a run at a worldwide premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival this month.
Joyful Recordings Just Announced Their Vinyl Subscription Series
Indie music label Joyful Recordings is getting in on some vinyl subscription series action with their newly announced 2014 Flexi Series.
Motorhead Will Play Coachella
They've been slowly releasing Coachella lineup names this week. Motorhead is the latest, find out who else has been confirmed.
Summer Sonic Names Initial Lineup
Arctic Monkeys lead the lineup, find out who else was announced.
SXSW Music Names Third Phase of Lineup
Sharon Van Etten, Action Bronson, Dum Dum Girls, Rustie, Twin Shadow, Charli XCX and Chrissy Murderbot all lead the list. Find out who's in and how to get tickets.
Queens Of The Stone Age Already Have A New Album
Queens of the Stone Age released their incredible album ... Like Clockwork last year, confirming the band's appeal as a hard rock/alternative band doing music well in the age of mediocrity. Hungry for more? There's good news ...
Electric Forest Tickets Go On Sale Today
Find out what you need to know to get tickets and what this festival will be like.
Black Lips Just Announced A 2014 Tour
Black Lips are touring this year for their new album , and they've also released their new album cover today.
Daedelus Wants His Stolen Gear Back
Dude just wants his gear back.
Watch Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks On Jimmy Fallon
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks will are on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight, promoting their new album Wig Out At Jagbags.
Dave Sitek From TV On The Radio Has A New EP
Dave Sitek from TV On The Radio has a new album set for release under his Dave.i.d alias.
ATP Iceland Gets Portishead and Interpol
Portishead and Interpol will headline ATP Iceland, with some Icelandic bands announced as well. Get the full lineup and tickets details.
White Stripes Are Reissuing Four Classic Singles From Elephant
They'll be issued both as limited edition color vinyl, and a regular black vinyl version. Find out more.
Myspace Portfolio: The Promo Tool Artists Are Looking For
You might love to hate Myspace, but it's a good place for artists to promote themselves.
Nokia Music Is Now MixRadio, And it's Available To Everyone
Nokia Music has made a smart move in converting its music service from only being available to Nokia customers to being an open web model available to anyone.
Pixies Just Dropped A New Year's EP On Us
The Pixies know how to start the new year right: 2014 begins with EP-2.
PJ Harvey Takes Over BBC Radio With WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
As per usual holiday tradition, BBC has guest editors come in and host radio shows over the holidays. PJ Harvey was today's guest, and she included Wikilieaks' Julian Assange as a guest on her Radio 4 show.
Laurent Garnier Is Releasing AF 0490 In February
Kicking off the year with new releases: techno music producer Laurent Garnier is releasing a series of EPs in February on the Still Music label.
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