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The Flaming Lips Collaborate with Stardeath, Henry Rollins, and Peaches on Pink Floyd Redo

Oct 16, 2009 The Flaming Lips

Wasting no time after the recent release of Embryonic, The Flaming Lips have already recorded their next ambitious release complete with a couple of special guests. Wayne Coyne and co. have recorded a track-by-track interpretation of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. More

Classic British Album Covers by Blur, Primal Scream, and others to be Featured on Royal Mail Stamps

Oct 16, 2009

While many file away albums as “classic” based on the music itself, a new set of British Royal Mail stamps is celebrating the visual impact of a handful of classic British albums by Blur, Primal Scream, Coldplay, New Order, David Bowie, The Clash, and others. More

Cursive Announces November and December Headlining Tour Dates

Oct 16, 2009 Cursive

Cursive will kick off their tour on November 24th at The Bottleneck in Lawrence, KS, continuing on with dates in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas and Missouri. More

David Bowie and Blur Become Legos In New “Rock Band” Video Game, Out November 3rd

Oct 16, 2009 Vampire Weekend

On November 3rd, David Bowie and Blur will be joining the ranks of Rock Band luminaries The Beatles and Nirvana…with one small difference. More

The Drums Announce West Coast Tour Dates

Oct 15, 2009 The Drums

The Drums, who recently released their debut EP, Summertime!, on Twenty Seven records, have just announced four tour dates in California this November. The Drums are currently featured in the Pleased to Meet You section of the Fall 2009 issue of Under the Radar, currently on stands. Keep an eye out for their debut LP in early 2010. More

Mew Return to the U.S. for Headlining Trek

Oct 15, 2009 Mew

In November and December, the Danish art rock unit Mew will bring their stadium-ready tunes from the album-of-the-year contender, No More Stories…, to live venues across the U.S. They will also be giving local bands a chance to open for them. More

White Stripes Release Exclusive Outtakes to Third Man “Vault” Subscribers

Oct 15, 2009 The Dead Weather

Subscribers to Third Man Records’ online subscription service “The Vault” are in for a red and white striped treat. For the first time ever, The White Stripes are releasing outtakes from the 1998 session that yielded their debut single, “Let’s Shake Hands,” in addition to B-side “Look Me Over Closely.” This LP will only be available to Vault members. More

Broken Social Scene, Wilco, and Others to Play the Winter Olympics

Oct 14, 2009 Wilco

As reported by the Consequence of Sound, come Winter Olympics time Vancouver will play host to more than just world-class athletic talent. A host of indie rock musicans will also preform, including Broken Social Scene, Stars, Wilco, Iron & Wine, and others. More