The reunitedBlack Flag - featuring founder Greg Ginn on guitar, Ron Reyes on vocals, Gregory Moore on drums and Dale Nixon on bass - are recording a new album together. They'll also be touring the U.S. in the fall.
Ladyfinger (ne) will release their third album Errant Forms on Saddle Creek next week, but why wait until then to listen? You can now exclusively stream this upcoming album on their AP.net profile. If you enjoy indie-rock (or a "mix of classic rock bombast and punk grit" as the band likes to describe themselves), and fellow label mates Cursive, then this comes highly recommended. So go take a listen and let us know what you think! If you like what you hear, make sure to grab a copy of their LP, which is limited to 500 copies, here. Enjoy.
It looks like Alkaline Trio will be releasing their new single "I Wanna Be A Warhol" next week. The band will also be shooting a music video for the single sometime in the near future. The band plans to release their new album later this year via Epitaph Records.
You can stream/purchase a new Marriages' track entitled "The Shadows Of My Name (Live Acoustic)" on Bandcamp. The track is a cut from the band's recent Glassroom Session which you can find in the replies.
Apparently a fight broke out between Chris Brown and Frank Ocean at an LA studio last night over a parking spot. Both parties are accusing the other of starting the altercation, but Frank ended up being the one to stay around and talk to the cops. We'll keep you updated as new info arises. In other news, it looks like Frank is performing at The Grammys.
You may remember Kut U Up from Riding in Vans with Boys, a documentary about the band's opening stint on the Pop Disaster Tour with Blink 182 and Green Day. (Spoiler alert: drunken hilarity ensues.) The guys are still at it, and you can stream a new song titled "Fine Columbians" on their AP.net profile. The track comes from Unsigned/Unrest, a benefit compilation featuring new and previously unreleased material from Socratic, Mike Felumlee, Over It, House of Fools and more. It comes out February 12th via Broken Heart Records and can be pre-ordered here.
This year's ATP "I'll Be Your Mirror" dates will be curated by Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Grizzly Bear. You can hit the relies to see the line ups for each day so far as well as some extra UK dates for Yeah Yeah Yeahs in support of their forthcoming album Mosquito.
British Sea Power has confirmed that they will release their new album Machineries Of Joy via Rough Trade on April 1st. The band will also be heading out on a UK tour in support of the release, check out the dates in the replies.
Today we are introducing a recurring new feature on the site titled "The Countdown" in which a staff member dishes out a list about anything music-related. I know that sounds kind of vague, but just stay with me. In recognition of Tegan and Sara's new album Heartthrob hitting stores tomorrow, I'm listing my 5 favorite videos from the duo. Over the last decade-plus, the Quin sisters' videos have emphasized rich color palettes and unique styles. The visual compliment is an essential ingredient to Tegan and Sara's music, often taking it to another level (also check out the evolution of their hair styles!). So, please enjoy my five favorite videos from the band. And feel free to...
My Bloody Valentine's followup to Loveless could be released in "two or three days," according to frontman Kevin Shields, who dropped the info while talking to the crowd tonight. You can find the footage in the replies along with a new song the band played.