Jan 26, 2010

Today is a good day for Southern rock fans because Drive-By Truckers just announced the first leg of The Big To-Do tour, screenings of their documentary, The Secret to a Happy Ending, and revealed that circus-themed album cover you're gazing at right now. More

Jan 26, 2010

Last weekend, heartbreaker extraordinaire Charlotte Gainsbourg played her first ever live concerts in NYC and Philadelphia. Her sophomore LP, IRM, is produced by Beck and drops tomorrow (January 26th). The daughter of the infamous chanson songwriter Serge Gainsbourg also stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman to blaze through IRM's rockier track, "Trick Pony," proving once again that she's not one. We have the video. More

Jan 25, 2010

In 2007, Dan Snaith's Andorra LP further evolved his psych-pop ensemble Caribou, and garnered Snaith Canada's coveted Polaris Music Prize in the process. Naturally, expectations are running high for the follow-up, entitled Swim. More

Jan 25, 2010

Brooklyn-based The National are heading out on their first tour of 2010 in support of their upcoming, currently untitled album (due out in May). We have the dates. More

Jan 25, 2010

James Murphy and LCD Soundsystem have started to disperse some viral videos shot while Murphy was in L.A. this past summer recording the follow-up to 2007 party-starter Sound of Silver. The untitled third (and possibly last LCD full-length) is scheduled to come out sometime this spring. More

Jan 22, 2010

Check out a video of a faux-documentary on the "Late Night Wars" aired on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. In the Ken Burns style, the documentary was set in the future, looking back on the "Late Night Wars" of 2010 as if they were The Civil War. More

Jan 22, 2010

TV Host and legendary Musician Elvis Costello is set to tour the States beginning in April in a variety of lineups. Depending on the date, he might be performing solo, with The Imposters, with The Sugarcanes (Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Mike Compton, Jeff Taylor, and Dennis Crouch), or with The Dallas Symphony Orchestra. More

Jan 22, 2010

After discovering that a McDonald's website featured a Franz Ferdinand song, frontman Alex Kapranos made his displeasure known. More

Jan 22, 2010

Simon Cowell has chosen R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" for his charity single scheduled to be released later this month in order to raise funds for Disasters Emergency Committee. Rumored artists to be involved in the cover version include Paul McCartney, Coldplay, Take That, and Robbie Williams. More