Sep 01, 2009

This week the Zune L.A. gallery/performance space is hosting the Mewseum, an exhibition of Mew's music videos, including three filmed for their lengthily titled new album, No more stories/Are told today/I'm sorry/They washed away/No more stories/The world is grey/I'm tired/Let's wash away. The three videos are directed by Martin De Thurah and also displayed are photos from the videos. Mew performed a short set Monday night at Zune L.A. to a grouping of fans and industry folk. Before the Danish trio took the stage, the three No more stories videos were shown. More

Aug 31, 2009

Disney has announced today on their corporate website that they have bought Marvel Entertainment for approximately $4 billion. Does this mean that we'll now start seeing Spider-Man and Captain America wandering around Disney World and Disneyland, as well as Marvel-themed rides? More

Aug 31, 2009

Grizzly Bear are releasing Veckatimest's second single today. "While You Wait For the Others" is being released on iTunes and as a 7 inch. The B-side is a new version of "While You Wait For the Others" that features the one and only Michael McDonald on lead vocals! McDonald is the '70s and '80s icon who got his start in Steely Dan, was then recruited by The Doobie Brothers in 1975, and had a successful solo career in the '80s with such hits as Yah Mo B There, his 1983 duet with James Ingram. No word on how and why McDonald came to sing on this version of "While You Wait For the Others." More

Aug 31, 2009

So, we already know that L.A.'s Dead Man's Bones (actors Ryan Gosling and Zach Shields) won't disappoint fans of the macabre and doo-wop on their self-titled debut and consequential tour, but what else is rattling around in their sarcophagus of tricks? Turns out it's Pinocchio's family. More

Aug 28, 2009

New York has always had a vibrant art scene, and its artists are eager to share that with the community. With the You Are Here (AKA the Maze) Festival, which takes place from September 10th through October 2nd at Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s Death By Audio in a sculptural maze, the artists in the area present themselves as a collective. More

Aug 28, 2009

Paramount Studios has decided to move Shutter Island's release date to February 2010 in order to maintain economically viable for the rest of 2009, though the high profile names attached to the film (Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese) are sure to cause concern. More

Aug 28, 2009

Beck's rumored album collaboration with Charlotte Gainsbourg is set for a January release on Because Music. The album will be released under Gainsbourg's name and entitled IRM, which in French translates to MRI. Beck's involvement in the record was very hands on, he wrote all the music, cowrote the lyrics, as well producing and mixing the album. More

Aug 28, 2009

David Bazan's all set to stream one of this living room performances for the first time with the help of Brooklyn Vegan. More

Aug 27, 2009

File this one under “news you can sink your teeth fangs into.” Today, Seattle darlings Death Cab for Cutie were confirmed as part of the New Moon soundtrack. The band has written an exclusive song for the soundtrack to the Twilight sequel. More