At first Phoenix might have seemed like an unlikely choice to headline this year’s Coachella Festival, but the combination of great songs and a stellar live show proves the band is more than ready for top billing. We explore in this episode of Radio.com Essentials.
Ben Howard may not be a household name just yet, but a big tour with Mumford & Sons, two BRIT Awards for Best Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act and a slot at this year’s Coachella are sure to elevate his standing.
After debuting new music live at their concert at SXSW last week, Vampire Weekend have revealed their first single, “Diane Young.”
Artists adding extra songs onto deluxe editions of full-length albums is nothing new, but French band Phoenix have taken the practice to an extreme on Bankrupt!, their forthcoming new album set for release on April 23.
After debuting the comeback song “Entertainment” with a lyric video last month, French band Phoenix has released a sweeping and dramatic official music video for the first single from their upcoming full-length, Bankrupt!
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are back, returning to the airwaves with “Sacrilege,” their first new song since the release of the band’s Grammy-nominated 2009 full-length, It’s Blitz!.
After being hounded for nearly a decade about a Postal Service reunion, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello will finally satisfying fans with a full blown U.S. tour.
After confusing some fans with the synth-heavy “One Way Trigger,” the Strokes have revealed another new song, “All The Time,” that finds the New York band returning to their guitar-heavy, garage-rock roots.
In advance of the 10th anniversary reissue of the album Give Up, the Postal Service has released a new song, “A Tattered Line of String.”
While immediate opinions have been decidedly mixed regarding this year’s Coachella line-up (which is to be expected, given the tsunami of rumors that had both the Rolling Stones and Daft Punk as virtual locks this year with neither making the cut), upon closer examination, the 2013 edition of the popular desert festival is chock full of amazing music, both old and new.