Nov 17, 2009

In the year of the breakout album, Wild Beasts got one in the form of the lush art-pop sophomore LP, Two Dancers. It's the aural equivalent of a walk down a seedy alley in jolly ol' England. Soon, some Yankees will get a taste of the Leeds-via-Kendal art-pop quartet when they bring their falsettoed cavorting to North America for their first tour ever. More

Nov 17, 2009

Never ones to shy away from a colorful collaboration or an outlandish animal, Icelandic songstress Björk and collaborator Sjón are writing a song for an upcoming Finnish children's' film, Moomins and the Comet ChaseMore

Nov 17, 2009

Over the weekend, Scottish band The Twilight Sad ended up the victims of some terrible international relations when they were robbed by fake police in Rome. The band's publicist assures us no one was hurt, however they did loose about 2000 pounds to the unidentified thieves. More

Nov 16, 2009

In support of their new album One Life Stand, Hot Chip has just released information on their upcoming North American tour. They have arranged for special guests The xx to join them on tour. You don't want to miss this when they come through your town. More

Nov 13, 2009

Come watch the new Monsters of Folk video for album single, "Say Please." More

Nov 13, 2009

Watch the transfixing new music video for Animal Collective's "In the Flowers," over at the band's website. The leadoff Merriweather Post Pavilion song is accompanied visually by spooky animation, marionette dancers, song lyrics, and plenty of flowers. It was directed by Abigail Portner, sister of Dave "Avey Tare" Portner. More

Nov 12, 2009

As anyone who's seen him live can attest, Andrew Bird is a master multi-tasker. Applying this to his life, the musician/whistler/artist is in the process of prepping a soundtrack, cover song, and an art show. All this in addition to a tour—with a twist. More

Nov 12, 2009

Song-writing duo Nick Cave and Warren Ellis (The Bad Seeds, Grinderman, The Dirty Three) have teamed up yet again to provide the score to the film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy novel The Road. The album will be released digitally November 23rd, and physically January 12th. More

Nov 12, 2009

Phoenix are coming to North America on a mission of Christmas cheer—and, one suspects—in support of their album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. We have the dates. More