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Sleater-Kinney – “A New Wave” Video (Feat. Bob’s Burgers)

February 23, 2015

Sleater-Kinney released the first video featuring music from their latest album No Cities to Love. The video is for the song "A New Wave" and it is sort of mini-episode featuring the Fox cartoon sticom Bob's Burgers. In the clip, we see the animated version of Sleater-Kinney magically appearing in Tina Belcher’s bedroom, and a psychedelic dance party ensues. Check out the video.


Gang of Four Stream New Album What Happens Next

February 23, 2015

Gang of Four will release their new album "What Happens Next" on February 24th in the U.S. via Metropolis Records. It includes collaborations with Alison Mosshart of the Kills/Dead Weather, German superstar Herbert Grönemeyer, the Big Pink's Robbie Furze, and Japanese guitarist Hotei. You can see them in DC at 9:30 Club on March 3rd and Philly on March 4th.
Listen to their latest release "Stranded"


Modest Mouse shares another New Song

February 17, 2015

Modest Mouse have shared yet another new song from their new album Strangers to Ourselves, which is due out March 17th via Glacial Pace. We have already heard previous tracks "Lampshades on Fire", "The Best Room", and "Coyotes". The new song is called "The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box".


Win Butler mashes up Kanye & Beck

February 17, 2015

Win Butler of Arcade Fire gave us a glimpse of what it would sound like if Beck and Kanye worked together. Butler did a mashup of Beck's "Loser" and Kanye's "Jesus Walks". Butler also tweeted his thoughts on the state of today's music industry, saying, "There's lots of problems with modern music, but the problems aren't Beyonce, Kanye, or Beck."
Check it out here.

Modest Mouse Announce New Album Release Date

February 16, 2015

We have been waiting for the new album from Modest Mouse they have shared a few songs so far including "The Best Room". It looks like we may have to wait a little longer. The album was originally set to be released on March 3, the band announced a new release date which will be March 17. It's also been confirmed that on March 17, the day they release the album, they'll perform on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon".

New Speedy Ortiz Album

February 16, 2015

Speedy Ortiz announced a new album called Foil Deer, it's a follow-up to last year's Real Hair EP and 2013's Major Arcana. It arrives April 21 via Carpark.
In addition to the new album Speedy Ortiz have also shared a comic announcing the album's release, made by artist Michael DeForge.

Kurt Vile joins Warpaint on Stage

November 11, 2014

Warpaint played the Echoplex in LA the other night. During the performance, they brought out Kurt Vile, who joined them to perform "Baby"—the track from their 2010 album The Fool.



Big Noble set to Release Debut Album

November 11, 2014

Big Noble, the side project of Interpol guitarist Daniel Kessler's and sound designer Joseph Fraioli are getting ready to release their debut album. It's titled First Light, and will be released on Feb. 3, 2015 via Affiliates Sound. The duo are currently has a sound installation at NYC’s Sonos Studio: an "interactive conceptual map of New York" called "Sounds of NYC".

The xx’s New Album is a Global Adventure

November 11, 2014

The xx are very busy working on their third album, which will be a follow up to 2012's Coexist. In a newsletter, the band talks about their recording process that has taken them all over the globe. The band has gone from Texas to Iceland to London and LA to continue their writing and recording process. They said, “Although all very different, each of these places have been inspirational environments to create music in, and each will have an influence on the new album.”

Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

October 30, 2014

The Scottish hip-hop group Young Fathers have won this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their debut album Dead. They won the award, which honors the best British album of the past year, beating out albums by FKA twigs, Damon Albarn, and Bombay Bicycle Club.

Ariel Pink’s Halloween Movie Guide

October 30, 2014

In a recent interview with stereogum.com, Ariel Pink made a list of some of his favorite Halloween movies. It’s a great list of some of the classic scary movies like Nightmare on Elm Street, The Thing, Night of the Living Dead and more. Check out the full list from the interview.



SXSW announced Initial Lineup

October 22, 2014

The mega festival is still about 5 months away but you can already get excited for SXSW. They recently announced a few of the performers for this years fest. Some of the notable acts are Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Thee Oh Sees, Twin Peaks, and Alvvays. The festival runs from Mar. 17th to 22nd.

Bronx Obama Features Will Butler’s Music

October 22, 2014

The new documentary about Louis Ortiz, a guy who’s job is being a Barack Obama impersonator. The doc will feature music from Arcade Fire’s Will Butler. You can catch the premiere on Showtime on October 30th.

Haim Covers Fleetwood Mac

October 7, 2014

In a recent interview for The New York Times’ T Magazine, Haim was joined by Stevie Nicks. Nicks gave the group advice about life and fame and later recorded a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s classic “Rhiannon” at her home in LA.
Check it out here.

Caribou Shares “Our Love” Video

October 7, 2014

The new video is for the title track from their latest album, which is out now via Merge. Check out the video below and listen to Graffiti all week long as Our Love is our Featured Album of the week.


Stream New Album from SBTRKT

October 1, 2014

The album is set to be released Oct. 7th, but you can stream it now via SBTRKT’s website The album features Ezra Koenig, Warpaint, Jessie Ware and many more.

Cloud Nothing Shares New

October 1, 2014

The video is for their track “Now Hear In” from their latest album Here and Nowhere Else. The video is kind of weird and trippy but the song is great!


Ty Segall Covers Bowie on David Bowie Day

September 25, 2014

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel did one of the coolest things the other day, he declaired Sept. 23rd “David Bowie Day.” Ty Segall also happened to be playing a show in Chicago that same night. So he decided to perform a medley of David Bowie songs.


Tweedy play Album Release Show in Brooklyn

September 25, 2014

On the heels of the release of their new album Sukierae, the father-son duo played a release show at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. They played some of the songs from the new album with their touring band and Jeff Tweedy also played some songs from the Wilco and Uncle Tupelo catalog.


New Pornographers Drummer Quits

September 16, 2014

Kurt Dahle, one of the founding members of the group has parted ways with the New Pornographers. The band announced the news via Facebook:
“Kurt Dahle is leaving the New Pornographers. It has been a great 15 years playing with an amazing drummer, singer and performer. We wish him the best.
Everything is still full steam ahead with the band and we look forward to continued rocking and singing of songs.”


Panda Bear teases New Album

September 16, 2014

Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox aka Panda Bear recently played some new music at a show in Austin, TX. Lennox has been hinting at a new album titled Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper. You can listen to the full set here:


Jack White shares New Video

September 12, 2014

The new video is for White’s Lazaretto track “Would You Fight for My Love?” The video features a well groomed Jack White hanging out at the bar of Denver’s Oxford Hotel.


Thee Oh Sees Announce Fall Tour

September 12, 2014

The tour is in support of their latest album Drop. They will be traveling all over North America during the months of November and December. Thee Oh Sees will be in Philly at Underground Arts on Nov. 17th.

Mac DeMarco introduces New Guitarist in Music Video

September 12, 2014

DeMarco shared the new video of a cover of Herb Alpert’s “This Guy’s In Love With You.” In the video he introduces his new guitarist, Andrew Charles White. The hilarious video features White wearing an “I Love NY” shirt while exploring the Big Apple.