Aug 20, 2009

Simian Moble Disco is are embarking on a brief North American tour behind its newest album Temporary Pleasure, which will be released on September 15th by Wichita. More

Aug 20, 2009

Texan rockers White Denim have announced their sophomore album Fits, out October 20th on Downtown Music. Their American tour begins October 24th. More

Aug 20, 2009

Electo-indie kids Passion Pit has announced its winter North American Tour. In addition to headlining shows and playing festivals such as Austin city Limits and Treasure Island, the band will also make an appearance on Late Night with David Letterman, September 28th. More

Aug 20, 2009

Pop-jazz pianist and chanteuse Norah Jones will release her fourth studio album this November on Blue Note records. Using the untitled album as a chance for musical experimentation, Jones enlisted songwriting assistance from both Ryan Adams and Okkervil River’s Will Sheff. Adding some production umph is Jacquire King—who has previously worked with Tom Waits and Modest Mouse. More

Aug 20, 2009

U.K. dance mongers Basement Jaxx have announced the dates of their first North American tour since October 2006. The electronic duo's five-day party will kick off October 30th in San Francisco and end November 7th in NYC. More

Aug 20, 2009

In support of their recent release My Maudlin Career, Scottish sextet Camera Obscura is hitting the road for a worldwide tour. We have dates in full. More

Aug 20, 2009

On September 27th, Wisconsinite Bon Iver will take the stage at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery at six a.m.—performing as the sun rises. More

Aug 20, 2009

The Scandinavian amalgamation of all things 1980s—aka The Mary Onettes, are back with their sophomore album Islands. Out November 3rd on Labrador Records, the band, whose previous singles have appeared on Grey’s Anatomy, and who were an Under the Radar "Pleased to Meet You" band last year, are calling Islands their most personal work yet. More

Aug 19, 2009

Kraftwerk influence runs deep. Everyone from Darft Punk to David Bowie have been touched by the German electronic pioneers. Now they're re-releasing eight of their LPs in a gigantic box set titled 12345678: The Catalogue. The record labels are smelling the rotting carcass that is the CD and cashing in while they still can. Five of the albums will also be reissued as individual titles. This box set celebrates the 35th anniversary of their landmark hit “Autobahn.” (Cue the "Happy Birthday" robot voice.) More