The Magnetic Fields’ new album 50 Song Memoir is an almost absurdly ambitious endeavor. Band mastermind Stephin Merritt is 50 years old, and the new album includes one song for every year that the man has been alive. The album spans five discs, and it covers just about every phase in Merritt’s life. He’s … More »
Krimewatch, who just opened for Power Trip and Iron Reagan in NYC, also play a June show with Protester and GIVE.
Vevo is now in the business of funding music videos, starting with the new single from British singer — and Drake favorite — Jorja Smith.
Shares of Snap continued to climb in the Snapchat parent’s third day of public trading, opening up 4% Monday after an already huge run-up following its IPO on March 2. Investor gusto for the company isn’t vanishing at this point — despite the fact that no Wall Street analyst has issued a “buy” rating on the… Read more »
Late last year, Neil Young released Peace Trail, the spare and thoughtful album that he recorded at Rick Rubin’s Shangri-La studio. And today, he’s shared his video for the album’s lost, nostalgic title track. For the video, artists Darcy Prendergast and Mike Greaney have animated a series of paint-on-glass landscapes, both … More »
With 2015’s Romances You, the New Orleans duo Bent Denim perfected a woozy, weary, uniquely modern strand of indie-pop — sort of an electro-organic twee with a Southern sensibility. The music was gentle, understated, and pretty, with lyrics that weren’t afraid to get ugly in their depiction of unhealthy obsession with an object of … More »
Four-time Grammy-winning producer Brian Kennedy and six-time Grammy-winning songwriter Malik Yusef are among the 32 hitmaking songwriters, producers…
“How do you all even know me?” Tash Sultana asks the crowd during her sold-out show at the Mercury Lounge in New York City’s Lower…
CNN three years ago launched CNNgo as a digital-streaming extension to its core TV service — available only to pay-TV subscribers. Now the Turner-owned news cabler is shfiting gears to expand CNNgo’s reach to “cord-nevers” with longer-form original productions that are free to anyone, whether or not they have a cable or satellite TV subscription…. Read more »