Apr 09, 2009

The European branch of PETA has a strange request for British band The Pet Shop Boys. Would they consider changing their band name to "The Rescue Shelter Boys?" More

Apr 08, 2009

The London-based quartet Noah and the Whale have announced a string of new U.S. tour dates to happen in the wake of the band's Coachella appearance on April 17th. More

Apr 08, 2009

In conjunction with the release of the Beatles’ edition of Rock Band, Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music will be releasing the Beatles’ entire original recorded catalog in remastered CD format, complete with original UK release tracklistings and artwork. More

Apr 08, 2009

Conor Oberst, backed by The Mystic Valley Band, will be releasing their second full-length effort Outer South on May 5th.  As a preface to both the release and an upcoming U.S. tour, the band will offer up a free documentary (made by guitar-tech Paul Schaffart) online. More

Apr 08, 2009

The Dead Weather have announced their first ever show at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City on April 14th. More

Apr 08, 2009

After a four-year wait, stellastarr* is set to release its third album, Civilized, on July 7th on the band’s own Bloated Wife Records. More

Apr 08, 2009

In honor of their 20th anniversary, the seminal indie label Merge Records will be presenting a five-day festival in North Carolina entitled XX Merge. More

Apr 02, 2009

After touring the UK with Bat for Lashes and White Lies, School of Seven Bells will be headed to the States for a co-headlining tour with Pennsylvania’s “experimental psych-band” Black Moth Super Rainbow. More

Apr 01, 2009

The mighty SP want you!  Possibly. More