Rdio CEO: Streaming Music Sites Will Replace Music...
Rdio CEO Drew Larner on whether streaming music sites like his will replace music downloads: “Absolutely. That’s the goal: from ownership to access.” READ MORE
Flaming Lips Cover The Beatles on “I Am the...
Flaming Lips famously went all out on their cover of Dark Side of the Moon in it’s entirety in both the release of an album and a tour, could the same be said for their new cover of “I Am the Walrus” by The Beatles? The Flaming Lips launch into a full-on, distortion-soaked version of “I Am the Walrus,” in their studio, complete with some sort of plastic device to...
Sub Pop to Release Fresh Electronic Sounds from...
New Sub Pop artist Spoek Mathambo is getting ready to drop his first album for the label with Father Creeper on Mar. 13. It’s South African street meets American R & B with some electronic music stylings and a nod to hip hop, dubstep, and anything else that Spoek Mathambo is finding interesting at a given moment. He’s prone to experiment with sounds, so what...
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Small Black have been working with Das Racist’s...
A Place to Bury Strangers Sign to Dead Oceans
A Place to Bury Strangers have signed to the experimental label Dead Oceans, and will release a new EP of five songs in 2012.
Yessss: Phantogram Will Release a New Album Titled...
Phantogram aren’t wasting anytime with the gains they’ve made in the past two years, they’re already dropping a new full-length album titled Nightlife on Nov. 1 on Barsuk Records.
Gorillaz Announce 'The Singles Collection' as...
Gorillaz will release a greatest hits album titled The Singles Collection: 2001-2011 later this year, an interesting list of material from their previous albums and other releases. It arrives on Nov. 28/29 on Virgin/Parlophone and includes remixes, singles and videos and comes in CD, DVD, download, vinyl and a special limited edition Gorillaz box set.
New Metric Album In 2012: No Weakness
Metric last checked in with the world on the album Fantasies, then the remix album Fantasies Flashbacks. Now it looks like 2012 will be another year with a new Metric album that they’re looking to release it in the Spring.
Flying Lotus Is Makin' a Movie
Flying Lotus might be better known for his surreal soundscapes of electronic music, but his first love is apparently film, and he’s currently looking at making a movie over the next year. It’s unclear how this will affect his music schedule, but there’s no doubt the film score to any Flying Lotus movie will be awesome. FlyLo is the LA-based DJ who you may know from...
Esben and the Witch Will Release a Spooky Music EP...
Earthy, pagan-esque sounds rumble through their music, making it a good soundtrack for things like … your next trip to Stonehenge.
Pandora Radio Sued Over Exposing Private User...
Pandora Radio is now facing a privacy lawsuit over the online exposure of Michigan Pandora users listening history. The Pandora lawsuit was filed in California (because Pandora is registered there), and claims that Pandora violated the privacy of Michigan users when they allowed access to their profile pages, and thus information about their listening habits.
Radiohead Hosting Worldwide Release Party for TKOL...
The Radiohead TKOL RMX 1234567 has been happening all Summer with all sorts of iterative releases in one-off singles. The set of Radiohead remixes has featured all sorts of great names like Harmonic 313, Caribou, Four Tet and others, and is available in physical form on Oct 10/11. There will be a worldwide release party on Oct. 11 at Corsica Studios in London with Jamie xx, Caribou, Lone,...
Spotify Private Listening Mode Emerges from Online...
Spotify has updated its app so that users can now hide their listening behaviors from Facebook. They’re calling it the “Private Listening” mode, and it appears to be in response to the recent blowback over too much sharing on Facebook and Spotify. Peeps got spooked.
Domino Records Launches App for iPad, iPhone
Not wanting to be left out of the mobile app thing, Domino Records have decided to launch a Domino Records app for the iPhone and iPad.
Radiohead Are on Jimmy Fallon Tonight
Or at least “Radiohead Redux” — Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood are set to appear on Jimmy Fallon.
The Creators Project Art and Technology Festival
The ever-innovative Creators Project will host an art and technology festival in DUMBO, Brooklyn on Oct. 15 & 16th. It looks to be a collection of all of things the Creators Project has been doing this year.
Decemberists Unload Details of Long Live the King...
The Decemberists will release an EP of material that was recorded at the same time as their The King Is Dead album.
New Atoms For Peace (Thom Yorke) Album In the...
Here’s good news for fans of Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace project — there’s a new album on the way, and Flea is still a contributor.
Portishead Will Appear on Jimmy Fallon on...
Portishead are taking after Radiohead and doing a week in New York, which involves a stop on Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night. Fallon always gets the best music acts of all the night-time talk shows.
Apple Leaks iPhone 4S and iCloud Information...
Are these leaks intentional or the slip ups or incompetent middle managers at Apple? This weekend saw two complete leaks of information surrounding Apple’s iPhone 5 release announcement this Tuesday. One involves the accompanying iPhone 4S and the other is for iCloud.
Ultra Music Festival 2012 Tickets Go On Sale
The Ultra Music Festival tickets have gone on sale today, for the 2012 festival. Tickets are $150 for standard tickets,and VIP tickets are $600 and went on sale as of 3:00 PM EST today. Find out more.
Bjork is releasing a Biophilia live album
The manual edition and ultimate art edition box set versions of Bjork’s Biophilia will include a live album taken from her recent Manchester International Festival performance.
MP3: Sigur Ros - “Ný Batterí” Live from Inni
Sigur Ros have released “Ný Batterí” from their upcoming live concert film Inni, a concert film and double live album from a performance at Alexandra Palace in London in 2007. | MP3
Amazon launches Kindle Fire, the media-rich Amazon...
The Kindle Fire is full color, gives free storage for all Amazon-purchased content, has an Amazon app store, gives you access to 18 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, and books. Sound familiar? It’s an Amazon iPad!
Voodoo Experience Announces 2011 Lineup
Voodoo Experience festival in the Big Easy … they’ve announced the line up for their Halloween festival.
CMJ Marathon announced the 2011 Lineup
The CMJ Marathon announced its lineup today, adding names like . araabMUZIK, Braids, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Exitmusic, Gauntlet Hair, Hindi Zahra, Islands, Jacuzzi Boys, Nina Nastasia, Outernational, Parts & Labor, Twin Shadow, Weekend, Xylos, and Young Prisms to an already existing, partial lineup.
Kazaa Launches Mobile App for Ipad, iPhone
The once rogue P2P app Kazaa has gone full circle and launched a mobile app for iPhone and and iPad for streaming music.
Use Spotify? You now need to be on Facebook, like...
Think about it … every guilty pleasure in any of your Spotify playlists will now subject you to ridicule among your peers. I hope you can man up to that.
Avey Tare (Animal Collective) Announces Solo Tour
Animal Collective member Avey Tare (Dave Portner) has just announced plans to do a solo tour this Winter
Sonic Youth Compilation Gets Reissue In October
The best of Sonic Youth compilation titled Hits are for Squares is being revived on Universal Records on Oct. 31
This Time It's Really Happening: The Real iPhone...
Apple has sent out the invitations for an iPhone announcement … and it’s Oct. 4, in Cupertino, CA.
Goth Meet-Up: The Cure Will Play Reflections Shows...
Good news for any goth, post-goth, recovering goth or Cure fan: The Cure will be reprising their “Reflections“ show in both the U.S. and Europe in November.
Turntable.FM iPhone and iPad App Due This Week
Streaming music / social media / video game site Turntable.FM is completing what we knew would come some day: the Turntable.FM iPad app and iPhone app.
Listen to Radiohead TKOL RMX6
The next incarnation .. it has tracks remixed by Objekt and Modselektor.
Listen to Modeselektor with Thom Yorke of...
Now flip things to Modeselektor’s world … and you’ve got guest appearances by Thom Yorke of Radiohead and Busdriver.
Spotify Becomes a Pandora Radio-Like Experience...
One of the biggest drawbacks to Spotify was that it was missing a radio-like playback capability, in which you could just let it play in the background while you did other things. That’s now arrived with Echofi.
Google Music Arrives for iPhone, iPad
Google has launched a HTML5 web experience for Google Music that runs on the iPhone and iPad, beating Apple on their own platform.
eMusic Radio Launches Radio Stations
eMusic has formally rolled its eMusic Radio streaming music service with a little help from The Echo Nest and their music intelligence platform. They have lots of great stations to choose from …
Pirate Bay Founders Launch New "Bayfiles" Web Site
The Pirate Bay founders have launched a new web site called Bayfiles, a site for online storage and downloading.