Tags: Sleeper Agent
Sleeper Agent just released a new track in conjunction with Nike. The song was written for Nike’s video series featuring WNBA’s Lindsey Harding.
The exclusive track can be downloaded here.
Keep checking back to the band’s official site to see videos of them performing in the abandon Tennessee State Prison.
Not familiar with Sleeper Agent? Check out their piñata filled video for “Get It Daddy” below:
Tags: The Killers
Once again, The Killers released a Christmas track called “The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball”. Watch the Western themed video below. It may be cheesy, but it is enough to get you into the Christmas spirit. Buy the single at thttp://itunes.com/thekillersred
Tags: Zola Jesus
2/1: Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent
2/3: Austin, TX – Parish
2/4: New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks
2/6: Tampa, FL – Crowbar
2/8: Orlando, FL – The Social
2/9: Miami, FL – Bardot
2/10: Tallahassee, FL – Club Downunder
2/11: Birmingham, AL – Bottletree
2/16: Washington DC – U Street Music Hall
2/17: Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
2/18: New York, NY – Webster Hall
2/20: Columbus, OH – Skully’s
2/21: Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
2/22: Grinnell, IA – Herrick Chapelat Grinnell College
2/23: St. Louis, MO – Luminary Arts
2/24: Lawrence, KS – Granada
2/25: Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
2/27: Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
3/1: San Francisco, CA – Great American
3/2: Los Angeles, CA – Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
3/3: San Diego, CA – Casbah
Oh what a year it has been for Anthony Gonzalez aka M83. Did you miss them on tour this year? It looks like M83 will begin 2012 with a world tour to promote their latest album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. We recommend that you check them out when they pass through your city: Read more
Sleigh Bells have released information about their new album, Reign of Terror, which is due out on February 21. Back in May, Alexis Krauss told RollingStone that, “It sounds really huge, so there’s going to still be tons of volume.” Check out reignofterror.tv for the trailer.
- True Shred Guitar
- Born to Lose
- End of the Line
- Leader of the Pack
- Comeback Kid
- Road to Hell
- You Lost Me
- Never Say Die
Sleigh Bells have also released a few tour dates in their home state of sunny Florida to kick off the album’s release. Diplo and Liturgy will be joining them on the road. UPDATE: Sleigh Bells have added a few new dates!
2/3: Gainesville - Florida Theater
2/4: Tampa – The Ritz
2/6: Pensacola – Vinyl Music Hall
2/7: Tallahassee – The Moon
2/9: Jacksonville Beach – Freebird Live
2/10: Orlando – Firestone
2/11: Ford Lauderdale – Revolution
2/14: Miami – Grand Central
2/16: Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
2/17: New York, NY – Terminal 5
2/18: Toronto, ON – Phoenix
2/21: Los Angeles, CA – Music Box
2/23: San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom
2/24: Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
Here is the art work for the new single, “Born To Lose”, which you can also listen to below!
Update: It’s just been announced they will be on SNL February 18th to perform “Comeback Kid” and “End of the Line.” They will also get to be on the cover of Spin.
Tags: Ghostland Observatory
When we heard Ghostland Observatory was playing Austin City Limits live, we realized how very little coverage we’ve given to one of indie music’s largest success stories. Yep, it was time to get inside and find out why this duo has one of the most loyal fan bases in music.
It’s almost summer time again already. And you know what that means…well, besides swimming, lemonaid, and ice cream, there’s also the annual Van’s Warped Tour. They had previously announced the dates for next year, and today just announced the first 5 bands. Update: As of May 1st, there are now over 90 bands!
Memphis May Fire
Sleeping With Sirens
Stand up comedian, TV star, and most recently wearing the hip-hop hat, artist Donald Glover doesn’t seem to have any limits. Probably most well known up to this point for his role on the NBC show Community, the young emerging star raps using the moniker Childish Gambino. He recently had a featured solo stand up comedy performance Weirdo on Comedy Central, has a part in the new Muppets movie, and is quickly gaining credibility and popularity by appearing on many best of 2011 music lists.
Stirring up attention from a buzzworthy appearance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin last month, Glover’s Camp sold over an astonishing 50,000 records it’s first week in late November. He just missed Read more
Tags: Neon Indian
Neon Indian will head back out on the road for a full North American tour this Spring, and is offering fans a way to save money when they buy advance tickets directly through the band’s website, and has also created an exclusive T-shirt only available as a bundle with pre-sale tickets. Every ticket has lower service fees than you’ll find anywhere else and comes with a tour laminate that will get you a 10% discount at the merch booth at any show on this tour. Pre-sale info is here.
Prior to the full tour, the band has a pair of shows on New Year’s Eve (Lights All Night Fest in Dallas) and New Year’s Day (A special event w/ The Flaming Lips and Yoko Ono in Oklahoma City). There are also dates in Japan and Australia in Feb. & March. Read more
As 2011 winds down, the best of the year lists have already started to be complied and published. It’s also time to start looking forward to new music scheduled for release in 2012. When it comes to the music scene these days, there’s no place quite like Brooklyn or Sweden. Miike Snow released one of the greatest and most underrated albums in 2010, and now are gearing up to release their sophomore effort soon. Here is a brief timeline of announcements the trio has officially made from their Facebook account:
Oct 7 Miike Snow has begun mixing the new record this week and will release the first new music from it before the year’s end. Thank you Thank You Read more