Jan 13, 2010

As reported by Pitchfork, Lo-fi garage rocker Jay Reatard died today at age 29. While additional details are forthcoming, Memphis Commercial Appeal reports that the musician was found dead in his home at 3:30 this morning. More

Jan 13, 2010

Still bummed about the whole Spider-Man reboot? Hot on the heels of the demise of Spider-man 4 is news that another franchise won't fall quite so quickly. Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Ivan Reitman, the director of the first two Ghostbusters movies, has confirmed that he'll be directing the long-in-the-works third movie, which is being planned for 2011. More

Jan 13, 2010

Freak rockers MGMTpurveys of earworm-laden single "Kids"are putting their music to work for a bunch of kids, Children Art Foundation. Bid on a prop from their video now. More

Jan 13, 2010

Annuals are back with Sweet Sister EP. The release comes out March 30th via Banter and heralds the return of lead songwriter Adam Baker to the producer's chair. More

Jan 13, 2010

That perverted cartoon Drag City posted earlier this week (see above) wasn't fooling. The third Joanna Newsom full-length is indeed entitled Have One on Me and it's out February 23rd in the U.S. More

Jan 12, 2010

The anticipated big screen adaptation of '80s television show The A-Team has finally released its first teaser trailer. The A-list cast includes Liam Neeson, Sharlto Copley, Bradley Cooper, and Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson. More

Jan 12, 2010

Norwegian band Kings of Convenience will be embarking on their first North American tour in five years, in support of their most recent album, Declaration of Dependence. More

Jan 12, 2010

Dr. Dog's new album Shame, Shame will be released April 6th by ANTI- Records, their first record for the label. The band is scheduled to tour this spring.

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Jan 12, 2010

Spring is the time of year when the thoughts of all music fans turn to...live shows. Thankfully, Swedish band Shout Out Louds are planning to take material from their new album Work (out February 23rd on Merge) on the road to satisfy the hankerings of North American indie rock fans. We have the dates and info on new video "Fall Hard." More