Nov 19, 2009

The loop-y new music video for Vampire Weekend's single "Cousins" is up and making the rounds. You can watch the behind the scenes clip on MTV. Hammer & Tongs (aka Garth Jennings and producer Nick Goldsmith, the men who lensed videos for Blur, Supergrass, eels, and Pulp) directed the clip. Oh yeah, they also helmed VW's equally punky, "A-Punk." Got to love those face-morphing masks. More

Nov 19, 2009

Today Matthew Friedberger responded to Beck's song response to his insult-by-proxy while dissing Radiohead. Follow? More

Nov 19, 2009

Interpol’s got a new year’s gift for the masses—new music. More

Nov 19, 2009

After a cohesive concept album and ambitious stage show, what's left? If you're The Decemberists, why not make a movie? Their effort arrives December 1st. More

Nov 18, 2009

Beck might get the award for best entrance into a indie-rock feud. Earlier this year, Radiohead recorded and released a song about World War One veteran Harry Patch, "Harry Patch (In Memory Of)." Mistaking the soldier for experimental composer Harry Partch, experimental musican Matthew Friedberger from the Fiery Furnaces scoffed, at Radiohead's apparent grab for his left-of-center audience. Now, Beck has done "the unthinkable." More

Nov 18, 2009

The New Year will bring a new resolution Liam Gallagher: record solo album. Of course, he's getting a little help from his friends—ex-Oasis band-mates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Zak Starkey. More

Nov 18, 2009

R.E.M. is in the studio, currently recording their 15th album. And since indie musicans have collectively decided that a tree falling in the woods with no one around doesn't make a sound, the band brought cameras in to record the process. We have the videos. More

Nov 18, 2009

In support of her upcoming album IRM (out January 26th on Because Music/Elektra), French singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has premiered (via Spinner) a video for her single, a duet with collaborator Beck called, "Heaven Can Wait." More

Nov 17, 2009

YSP!WSD! has announced the release of their third studio album, XXXX, with plans for a U.S. tour to coincide. More