Apr 07, 2010

MGMT is taking the sounds of forthcoming sophomore effort, the potentially polarizing and fan-ejecting Congratulations (out April 13), on the road this spring and summer, with a string of tour dates just announced. Not going to be able to make it out to Coachella, Lollapalooza, or any of their other tour stops? Fret not, you can at least catch them on Saturday Night Live on April 24 and The Late Show with David Letterman on May 11, or you could watch their bizarre and disturbing video for "Flash Delirium" right here. More

Apr 07, 2010

Portland experimental rockers Menomena are finally set to release their fourth album on July 27 through Barsuk (July 26 in Europe via City Slang). It's entitled Mines and is the successor to the band's excellent 2007 LP, Friend and Foe. More

Apr 06, 2010

Broken Social Scene has a knack for the cinematic side of musicmaking and Forgiveness Rock Record isn't going to change that. Check out these awesome YouTube teasers for the forthcoming LP. Each song is paired up with a short clip from a "classic film." (Apparently, Ghost is now considered a classic.) The tracks included are "Art House Director," "Chase Scene," "Sweetest Kill," and "Ungrateful Little Father." Note: The "Sweetest Kill" clip is NSFW. More

Apr 06, 2010

Lollapalooza will be going down this year August 6 - 8 at Grant Park in Chicago and the 2010 line-up has just been revealed after several days of word games in which the line-up was teased one letter at a time. The headliners will be a reformed Soundgarden, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, a reactivated Strokes, and Phoenix (a couple of years ago who would've thought they'd be headlining a U.S. festival?). More

Apr 06, 2010

Godfather of grunge/folk-rock legend Neil Young will play his first set of solo gigs in several years on the Twisted Road tour. The trek starts on May 18 and continues through June 8. More

Apr 05, 2010

The Books (Nick Zammuto and Paul de Long) have signed to Temporary Residence Limited. After five years of work, touring, and three critically acclaimed previous albums (Lost and Safe, The Lemon of Pink, and Thought for Food), the band plans to finally release a new album this July.   More

Apr 05, 2010

Neon Indian will be on tour from mid-May to mid-June, with the first two shows with Massive Attack. They are also joined by Peanut Butter Wolf on June 4 at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. We have the dates.   More

Apr 05, 2010

More exclusive releases have been announced in celebration of the third annual, National Record Store Day, including exclusives from The Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Wilco, The Black Keys, Devo, Built to Spill, Muse, The Velvet Underground, and others. We have the details.   More

Apr 05, 2010

In support of their new album Volume Two, She & Him’s Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward (plus backing band) performed their new single “In the Sun” last Friday on The Late Show with David Letterman.Check out the video and the duo's upcoming tour dates.  More