Iceage Share Sophomore Album Details; You're Nothing to be Released Feb. 19 on Matador Records

Just out of their teens, it seems Copenhagen’s Iceage have only added to the anxiety and tension that made their debut album, New Brigade, so compelling. But now, they’re challenging their raging emotions instead of simply expressing them. Titled You’re Nothing, Iceage’s sophomore album pushes the band’s singular sound to further extremes resulting in twelve examples of the myriad ways Iceage have written, and re-written the short aggressive rock sound. We’re excited for you to [...]

 

Sharon Van Etten to Support Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on North American Tour; Covers Irving Berlin's "What'll I Do" for Boardwalk Empire Season Finale

The big news keeps coming with Sharon Van Etten. After completing her final U.S. tour of 2012 in support of Tramp, which culminated with a very special Town Hall show featuring guests including Thurston Moore, Aaron Dessner, Jenn Wasner, Brad Cook, and Peter Silbermann, and releasing the deluxe edition of Tramp a couple of weeks back, Sharon is honored to announce she’ll be touring this spring with Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds! The North American tour kicks off in [...]

 

Flume Tops Australian iTunes Charts; Shares New Track, "Star Eyes"

It’s been a charmed few weeks for 21-year-old Australian producer Flume. His self-titled debut album reached #1 on the Australian iTunes album charts (overtaking One Direction) and he’s still sitting at #2, right ahead of Taylor Swift! Now that he has, for all intents and purposes, conquered that continent, we are pleased to reveal a new track off the album, which is slated for a 2013 physical release in the US. Big things [...]

 

Introducing Brooklyn Duo Pearl Necklace; Debut Album Soft Opening out Jan. 29th on Smalltown Supersound

LISTEN TO “DID YOU FEEL IT?” We are pleased to introduce the world to Brooklyn duo Pearl Necklace. Pearl Necklace is Bryce Hackford and Frank Lyon. Soft Opening is their debut release, and it drops on January 29th via Smalltown Supersound. Like their name, a mischievous double-entendre certain to conjure a sly grin, the music of Pearl Necklace is similarly coded. Nothing is quite what it seems. Hackford & Lyon share a fascination with text — with language, sound, [...]

 

Buke And Gase Share Title Track Off General Dome, Reveal Cover Art, Announce 2013 Tour Dates

NEW ALBUM OUT JANUARY 29TH ON BRASSLAND Buke and Gase have this vague sense of unease. Like someone, somewhere is always watching. Do a Google image search for the band’s new album title, General Dome, and you’ll come across images that instill ideas of paranoia and surveillance such as security cameras and rockets being launched. In times like these, when governments can freely survey the citizenry’s every action and our lives become [...]

 

Iceage Sign To Matador Records; Announce New Album Out Feb. 19th

Copenhagen’s Iceage released one of the most exciting and lauded albums of the last couple of years with their outstanding debut, New Brigade. Following two years of intense touring in support of New Brigade, the Danish four-piece have announced they are signing with Matador Records and releasing their sophomore album on February 19th! Escho will release the record in Denmark. Iceage shared the news earlier this morning via their website, and now Matador presents it as well. Further news surrounding the follow up to New [...]

 

Matmos Share Details of New Album, The Marriage of True Minds, out Feb. 19 on Thrill Jockey

“['The Ganzfeld EP is] a rare glimpse into their delightfully strange minds and a fantastic collection of aural creations that otherwise we certainly never would have heard.”—Ad Hoc “If ['The Ganzfeld EP'] can be used as a barometer of what’s to come on the full length, expect something strung up between Wagnerian grandiosity and delirious cacophony, executed with the brilliant detail of prior Matmos recordings.”—Pitchfork Expanding upon the ambitious premise [...]

 

Jim O'Rourke, Four Tet, Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas, Kim Hiorthøy, Merzbow, & more Remix Neneh Cherry & The Thing

LISTEN TO/SHARE JIM O’ROURKE REMIX NOW THE CHERRY THING REMIXES OUT NOVEMBER 13TH ON SMALLTOWN SUPERSOUND Neneh Cherry & The Thing’s The Cherry Thing was released this past June via Smalltown Supersound. In addition to their own compositions, the album features the music of such diverse artists as Ornette Coleman, Suicide, Don Cherry, Martina Topley-Bird, The Stooges, and MF Doom. Next week on November 13th, Smalltown Supersound will be releasing The Cherry Thing Remixes, an album of Neneh Cherry & The [...]

 

Late Night Ty-levision Takeover: Ty Segall Plays Late Show With David Letterman Tonight!

Thought you’d seen it all? Put your eyes back in your head and thank god you did, sinner! Ty Segall is back on the small screen, shredding it live on massive-matrix network television, ascending The Hill to stand on the late night summit with Sir David Letterman, tonight, Monday, November 5th! With Twins popping up everywhere, most notably in your local brick and mortar corner bodega bin, headshop, and/or undergarment section of the department store, and what with [...]

 

Introducing Flume; Listen to "Holdin On" & Watch "Sleepless feat. Jezzabell Doran" video

Twenty year-old Australian producer Flume just returned to Sydney after playing his first US shows last month at CMJ to an overwhelmingly positive response. Before diving into all that’s happening now for this young beatmaker, let’s go back to Flume at age 13, when he got his first taste of production by finding a music production program in a cereal box. This discovery began his obsessions with all things synthetic, and started [...]