Sep 29, 2009 Issue #28 Fall 2009 - Monsters of Folk

Under the Radar arranged for of Montreal's Kevin Barnes to interview Daryl Hall and John Oates for us. The interview appears in our Fall 2009 Issue, but we've also posted the full transcripts on this website in two parts: More

Sep 28, 2009

It took Portishead 11 years to record and release 2008's Third, the follow-up to 1997's Portishead, but in two recent interviews, Portishead's Geoff Barrow has said that the trio is already working on a fourth album. More

Sep 26, 2009 Web Exclusive

Chicago chamber-pop band, The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, were in a tragic van accident Thursday as the band were heading from Indiana to a gig in Cincinnati, Ohio. More

Sep 26, 2009 Web Exclusive

English singer-songwriter, and onetime Noah and the Whale cohort, Laura Marling will be returning to the States in October for a short run of East Coast concerts. More

Sep 25, 2009

The maudlin superstar known as Morrissey is releasing Swords, a B-sides compilation, October 26th in the U.K. through Polydor and November 3rd in the U.S. on Universal Music Enterprises. A deluxe edition of the LP amasses a second CD of live songs, including The Smiths' "You Just Haven’t Earned It Yet, Baby." That awkward and somewhat scared photo of Moz is the cover. More

Sep 25, 2009

Wham City maven/Day-Glo electro mastermind Dan Deacon is heading back out on the road next week with Baltimore BFFs Nuclear Power Pants. And yes, they'll be traveling in again in that good-for-the-environment veggie oil bus. (Fans that give up some spare veggie oil get in free to the shows again). The complete tour dates are listed below. To celebrate the fall trek, Post Typography designed a gonzo new poster for Deacon. Fans who want to win glorious prizes must ID all of the 243 cartoon characters portrayed within the poster. More

Sep 24, 2009

Flight of the Conchords, everyone's favorite New Zealand-hailing Grammy-winning musical comedy duo with a show on HBO, have revealed that they will have three songs in a future version of the video game Rock Band. The duo was interviewed by the TV Guide Channel on the red carpet at past Sunday's Emmy Awards (view the video here) when Bret McKenzie revealed that three of their songs were bound for game play. More

Sep 24, 2009

Mercury Prize-winning British rapper Speech Debelle has announced her first ever American shows. She will be performing in New York and Los Angeles in late October. More

Sep 24, 2009

The Horrors are set to release a brand new song entitled "Whole New Way" as a single. The song was not featured on the band's Mercury Prize-nominated second album Primary Colours. It will be available via iTunes on September 29th and released on 7" vinyl on November 3rd (with the album's title track, "Primary Colours," as the B-side). "Whole New Way" is streaming on the band's website now. More