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

Jan 11, 2010

Word comes today that the luxuriously downbeat Baltimore duo Beach House are taking Georgia's Washed Out out on the road for the first time this spring. More

Jan 11, 2010

In the fall of last year, Dirty Projectors planned to put out a four-track, U.K.-only EP featuring two new cuts from the amazing Bitte Orca sessions. Actually, Domino never released the EP and today is the first time non-illegal downloaders can hear these fairly new tracks without fear of legal recourse. More

Jan 08, 2010

After an initial announcement, the list of bands set to play the 18th annual Noise Pop Festival is growing real long. The San Francisco fest goes down February 23rd-March 1st, and here are a few new notable inclusions: More

Jan 08, 2010

As we reported last year, Liars' fifth LP, Sisterworld, is out March 9th via Mute. The noise rock trifecta will also put out a special edition, featuring a bonus disc of "remixes and reinterpretations" from several rock heavy-hitters. More

Jan 07, 2010

Toro Y Moi (Columbia, South Carolina's Chaz Bundick) is releasing his debut LP, Causers of This, three weeks early and touring around North America with The Ruby Suns. More

Jan 06, 2010

The Knife's Charles Darwin-based opera, Tomorrow, in a Year, will soon come out in digital (February 2nd) and physical (March 9th) formats, courtesy of Mute. More

Jan 05, 2010

While touring around the world in support of their two latest albums, Let Me Introduce My Friends (2006) and Who Killed Harry Houdini? (2008), the I'm From Barcelona collective's been toiling away on a very creative "solo project." It's going to be called 27 Songs From Barcelona and it's "inspired by Kiss' simultaneous release of four solo albums in 1978." More

Jan 04, 2010

Brooklyn lo-fi pop upstarts Woods and New Jersey beachcombers Real Estate have shared a few stages in Brooklyn, but March will bring that inter-band camaraderie to the rest of the U.S. via a national tour. More