Leftfield: New live album

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Sleigh Bells: Reign of Terror – Album teaser video

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror

Guidance Counselor Self-Titled Album Released April 20

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

From the press release, because I’m feeling lazy: “The album will be released April 20, with a release show at Holocene that same day featuring music from Fake Drugs (who will also be releasing an album that day) and Astrology (Marius Libman of Copy and Charlie Salas-Humara of Panther). Record Release Show: April 20th @ [...]

The Balconies Debut Album

Monday, August 17th, 2009

The Canadians are coming [again.] The Balconies hail from Ottawa and consists of Jacquie Neville (of Jetplanes of Abraham fame), Liam Jaeger (ex-For the Mathematics member), and Jacqui’s brother Steve Neville. There’s a lot of talent wrapped up in this tight-knit pop-rock trio as each member is an experienced song writer and performer. The Balconies [...]

Fol Chen Releases Free Album Heads Out on Tour

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Smart people who understand the interwebs… Grab the free album here. Tour dates below: 08-14 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo 09-05 Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Indie Disco / Effenaar 09-07 Cardiff, United Kingdom @ Buffalo Bar 09-08 Hull, United Kingdom @ The New Adelphi 09-09 Leeds, United Kingdom @ The Well 09-10 Glasgow, United Kingdom [...]

Tori Amos Free MP3 and Video – Maybe California

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Click to watch the video. Tori Amos‘ wonderfully titled new album, ‘Abnormally Attracted to Sin,’ comes out on May19th. In the meantime Tori is offering up this free MP3 of ‘Maybe California’ as a gift for Mothers Day. We guys can of course also partake in the download love… Here’s the link to the gift. [...]

Anton Corbin and U2 – End of the Album As Organizing Principle

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

I came across a post on the Creative Review Magazine’s CR Blog entitled U2 Linear: it’s not a music video. And indeed it is not. It is a short movie commissioned by the band and directed by Anton Corbijn. This is a great idea. I have an aversion to the music of U2, although I [...]

The End of the Album as the Organizing Principle – A Rebuttal

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Last week I posted my thoughts on the music album’s place in an era of ubiquitous access to music – The End of The Album as The Organizing Principle. I concluded that there was no such place. Early technology for music playback, such as the vinyl record, had created restrictions for artists without ever consulting [...]