Oct 22, 2009

In support of the deluxe edition of Fever Ray's self-titled debut hitting U.S. shores (November 24th via Mute), first lady of electro-goth Karin Dreijer Andersson is back with another video. We have the video and tracklisting. More

Oct 22, 2009

Under the Radar writer/photographer Laura Leebove is checking out various CMJ events in New York City for us this week. Check out her write-up of The Syndicate/Rachel Ray's The Feedback pre-CMJ show on Monday that featured Fanfarlo, White Denim, and others. Also check out a gallery of photos from the show. Then read her day one report, which includes coverage of sets by The Love Language, Think About Life, Laura Marling, The Antlers, and others. Finally, check out a gallery of photos from day one. More

Oct 21, 2009

Brooklyn psych-soul rockers Yeasayer have signed to Secretly Canadian for the North American release of their much-anticipated sophomore LP. Odd Blood is the follow-up to 2007's All Hour Cymbals (which was released on We Are Free), and it will hopefully blow your mind wide open on February 9, 2010. More

Oct 20, 2009

Animal Collective's EP Fall Be Kind is dropping November 9th, six days before the start of the Canadian seal hunting season. In response, People for the Ethical Treatment of  Animals (PETA) has recruited the band to oppose the tradition of slaughter in the video ad below. Avey Tare, Panda Bear, and Geologist have some tough words for Canadian hunters in the 1:23 minute video. More

Oct 20, 2009

As previously reported, shoegazers A Sunny Day In Glasgow have been preparing for a tour in support of their recent album, Ashes Grammar. Well, it appears they've been successful as the band embarks next month on an extensive month-long American tour. We have the dates in full. More

Oct 20, 2009

Recent Polaris Music Prize winners Fucked Up have a ton of extremely rare 7″ and 12″ tracks floating around. According to a Matablog post, on January 26, 2012 they'll all find one home. That's when Matador Records will release a handsome double-CD and double-LP rarities compilation, entitled Couple Tracks. More

Oct 20, 2009

We're pretty avid Beach House fans here at UTR Towers, so when they hooked up with the indie juggnernaut Sub Pop earlier this year, our ears perked up like the ice cream man was coming 'round the bend. Now we have more salivation-worthy news: the gauze-pop duo's third album is coming January 26, 2010 on CD/LP. More

Oct 19, 2009

Lily Allen's silly, U.K.-centric feud with Elton John just ratcheted up a little with this creepy/sexy clip for her new single, "Who'd Have Known." More

Oct 19, 2009

Last week we reported that The Flaming Lips have recorded a track-by-track cover album of Pink Floyd's seminal Dark Side of the Moon. Last Friday Wayne Coyne and co. stopped by the studio's of Santa Monica-based public radio station KCRW to record a session for Morning Becomes Eclectic. While there they covered Dark Side of the Moon's "Eclipse." We have the video. More