John Mayer will reunite with bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan to perform as the John Mayer Trio on Late Night with Seth Myers February 27th. This will be the group's first official performance in almost five years.
Update: John Mayer tweeted the Trio will also be "hitting the studio for a few days with some legendary guests to record an LP." Commence excitement. --JB
Head to Revolver to hear a new Illustrations song called "Leave Me." The track is off their upcoming debut album, In Vein, which releases February 25th. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the album.
Jack Kennedy and British vocalist Hannah Melbourne of NightBus have debuted their new interactive video for "When The Night Time Comes." It uses some new and "innovative" technology called 3-Way Stereo Technology. Head to Mashable to watch it.
The track, which was recorded in a groundbreaking and unique sonic experience – three infectious singles in one – creates an innovative way to hear a song taking note of the way two friends in today’s pop culture listen to music by sharing one set of earbuds. The left and right tracks are 100% sonically different. When you listen on the left, you hear the song sung by Hannah backed by an electronic dance pop track; on the right, it’s Jack’s...
I was like, 'You won. Why are you posting your text message? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn't deserve it, go get better—make better music... It felt cheap. It didn't feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won? This is how the world works: He made a brand of music that appealed to more people than me, Hov, Kanye and Kendrick. Whether...
Banner Pilot's fourth studio album will be called Souvenir, and is slated for release April 15th via Fat Wreck Chords. Check out the album art and a statement from songwriter Nate Ganglehoff about how the album came together below.
Looks like work on Anberlin's seventh and final album is moving right along. The band have posted an infuriatingly blurry photo of an iTunes page filled with new songs, which you can see in the replies.
Augustana have signed to Razor & Tie's new imprint label, Washington Square for a multi-album deal with the first release coming in April. The band will also be touring with Twin Forks in April. The tour dates can be found in the replies.
AC ANGRY took some time to fill out our interview, you can read that here.
We wanted a name that sounded like kick-ass rock ‘n’ roll. As we were going through a list with suggestions, AC ANGRY was the one that made the cut. To us AC ANGRY sounds like an American muscle-car going at full throttle. It also can be interpreted as raging power, with the AC meaning alternative current.
You can stream a new Somos track titled "Dead Wrong" on Pitchfork. It's off the band's upcoming album, Temple of Plenty, which will be available on March 25th via Tiny Engines and is available to pre-order.
Cloud Nothings have announced a North American tour in support of Here and Nowhere Else, out April 1 via Carpark. Check out the dates in the replies. Read my review of "I'm Not Part of Me," the first single from the record, here.