Live at O'Leaver's, a bar owned by Cursive and Ladyfinger, has apparently recorded over 200 bands since 2012 and featured over 80 of them online. Today, you can stream three new sessions from Beach Slang, Speedy Ortiz and The Hussy on their site as well as check out older recordings.
The 1975 will release their new 17-track album, I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It, in February. The band just premiered their new single "Love Me" just now on BBC Radio 1. You can listen to an interview with the band about the new album and stream the song here (3:30 for the song) or check out a clip in the replies.
Want another intriguing typewritten note from The 1975 in the build up to their announcement? You got it. Their brand new song "Love Me" will be revealed in a few hours (7:30pm GMT) on BBC Radio 1 alongside a chat with the band and a new video looks like it's coming at midnight GMT.
I was fortunate enough to attend the Electric Factory Philadelphia date of CHVRCHES fall tour supporting their new album Every Open Eye. Hit the replies to check out my review of the show as well as a few photos I took.
The Maccabees unveiled their video for third single from number 1 album Marks To Prove It today. Watch "Spit It Out" in the replies, the third in a trilogy of videos focused around the area of Elephant & Castle in London.
Wet will finally release their debut album, Don't You, on January 29th via Columbia Records. You can stream the band's latest track (and one of my favorites of the year) "Weak" in the replies. Time to get excited.
If Copeland going on tour with Eisley wasn't enough for you to attend the show, fear not - there's more. Copeland will be bringing out a string section for the fall tour as well. Be sure to bring your tissues, I don't think they sell them at the merch table.
For the first half of 2015, strong growth in revenues from streaming services offset declines in digital downloads and overall wholesale revenues increased 0.8% to $2.3 billion on a year-over-year basis. At retail, the overall value decreased 0.5% to $3.2 billion.
Pandora announced early Wednesday that it would acquire Ticketfly for $450 million, in a mix of cash and stock. The deal further expands Pandora’s interests in providing services to artists. Last year, it introduced a data system, the Artist Marketing Platform, or AMP, that shows musicians which songs are most popular on the service and where. And in May, Pandora bought Next Big Sound, another data service, which studies the listening and online searching patterns of streaming music customers.
Back in July, dour British funeral singer (vegan funerals only) Morrissey alleged that an airport security officer at San Francisco International Airport had groped his genitals during a pat-down and said that he’d filed a claim for assault.
The Saddest Landscape have released a new song called "Til Our Ears Bleed" in the form of a music video which can be found in the replies (via Noisey). Their new album, Darkness Forgives, (which Drew loves) drops on October 23rd via Topshelf Records.
Cage The Elephant will release their new album, Tell Me I'm Pretty, on December 18th via RCA Records. The album is now up for pre-order.
01. Cry Baby
02. Mess Around
03. Sweetie Little Jean
04. Too Late To Say Goodbye
05. Cold Cold Cold
07. How Are You True
08. That’s Right
09. Punchin’ Bag
10. Portuguese Knife Fight
Andrew W.K. has announced Lil Bub's debut album, Science and Magic, which will be released December 4th via Joyful Noise. A trailer can be found in the replies, Also, the world is supposed to end or something.
It may seem impossible that a cat could compose an entire album of carefully crafted instrumental music, but BUB is not simply "a cat". She came from the deep unknown, on an intergalactic mission to help the people and animals of earth with her magic, talents, and otherworldly wisdom. I can attest to her power—the time I spent with her absolutely made me a better person.