It’s a good day for the Echelon. Thirty Seconds To Mars world-premiered a lyric video for the second single, “Conquistador,” from their upcoming album, Love Lust Faith + Dreams.
Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he grew up.
Beck is gearing up to premiere songs from an upcoming acoustic album during a handful of recently announced concerts this summer.
While alt-rock emerged shadows of the mainstream primarily on the basis of breakout album bands like Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and Red Hot Chili Peppers, like most other genres of popular music, the sound has more than its fair share of one-hit wonders.
With just a brief introduction, courtesy of frontman Thomas Mars (en français, of course), Phoenix kicked off their Live On Letterman performance last night (April 30).
L.A. indie soul troupe Fitz & The Tantrums are set to release their second full length album, titled More Than Just A Dream, on May 7, but they’re now streaming the album in its entirety. Listen to the album here.More Than Just A Dream boasts the production skills of Tony Hoffer who has worked with Beck, M83, Depeche Mode and Phoenix.
Amanda Palmer, who achieved notoriety by raising more than $1.1 million from almost 25,000 fans on Kickstarter to finance her most recent solo album, Theatre is Evil, wants to help Morrissey do the same for his own music.
Still glowing from triumphant performances at both weekends of Coachella and a new album, Such Hot Blood, out today (April 30), Los Angeles’ Airborne Toxic Event is adamant about sharing the band’s fiery passion with fans.
A key part of being in a rock band is going on the long tour — we’re talking one to two years long — in support of your albums. The guys in Imagine Dragons are no strangers to the road, having been back and forth across the world a few times over now, starting way before they released 2012′s Night Visions.
Vampire Weekend’s Amex Unstaged concert last night (April 28) was a mix of old favorites and new songs from the indie-rockers’ upcoming third album, Modern Vampires Of The City. Most fans online (the Steve Buscemi-directed show streamed via Vevo and YouTube) and as well as those physically inhabiting New York’s Roseland Ballroom heard the new songs for the very first time.