Apr 28, 2009

Brother-sister duo Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger return with their 8th album, I'm Going Away, to be released by Thrill Jockey on July 21st. The album was produced by Matthew and recorded and mixed by Sebadoh's Jason Loewenstein, who also plays bass guitar on the record and has performed with the band since 2005. Drummer Robert D'Amico has also been playing with the band since '05. This time around Matthew wrote the majority of the music and Eleanor wrote most of the lyrics. More

Apr 23, 2009

On day three of Coachella My Bloody Valentine threatened to burst a thousand eardrums. As we entered the festival site around 12:30 PM they were handing out complimentary earplugs in anticipation for the aural attack. Other highlights included a blood-splattered Fucked Up, an energetic Friendly Fires, and the incredibly strange Throbbing Gristle. More

Apr 22, 2009

Scottish New-Wave rockers Franz Ferdinand plan to release Blood, a dub version of their third full-length, Tonight: Franz Ferdinand. More

Apr 22, 2009

Hot on the heels of last weekend’s Coachella festival, Lollapalooza has announced their lineup, anchored by headliners Depeche Mode, Tool, and The Killers. More

Apr 20, 2009

Day two of Coachella 2009 failed to top day one, in part because of a weak headliner. But the second day did feature strong sets from M.I.A., Jenny Lewis, and Fleet Foxes. Fans storm M.I.A.'s stage and Glasvegas cancel due to a hospitalized singer. More

Apr 18, 2009

Coachella 2009 kicked off with strong sets from living legends Leonard Cohen and Paul McCartney, as the crowd adjusted to a desert heat that was forecasted to get even hotter as the weekend went on. More