Rachel Zeffira is breaking out on her own to sing a few seemingly intensely personal songs, but thankfully, the tracks off of The Deserters, her solo debut, are just emotionally cutting enough to be universally touching without revealing too much about the Canadian songbird.
Zeffira, a classically ... More >>
In hard partying news, Andrew W.K. has been tapped by the last remaining Ramone to provide lead vocals in Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg - a Ramones cover band - on their upcoming world tour.
Formerly led by Misfits' singer Michael Graves, Blitzkrieg has been carrying the torch of the Ramones' punk leg ... More >>
Better Than: Blasting "Very Loud" very loud while driving down your old street with all the windows down.
It's been three years since the last time Stockholm's Shout Out Louds came through the United States on tour, and about as much time has passed since the release of their last record. Now, the ... More >>
There are a few things we can expect from Labor Day weekend, and the annual Electric Zoo festival is one of them. The massive three-day rave takes over Randall's Island with twelve-hour days that boast a million DJs over four separate stages; you'll hear trance, techno, deep house, electro, d ... More >>
So Gloss Drop, the eagerly awaited new record from defiantly complex, deliciously weird art-rock trio Battles, is due out in June, which is great news, considering the excellent of 2007's Mirrored, which boasted, in "Atlas," probably the most appealing profoundly disturbing rock anti-single o ... More >>
We're going to recommend you avoid Manhattan this weekend. Thanks to NYU and Columbia, every 20-year-old within a ten-mile radius will either be moving back into their dorms or celebrating the end of summer with one last cityside hurrah. Instead, take Friday night off and keep yourself in the ... More >>
Ben Daniels, top middle. Photo by Drew Reynolds.A lot has changed for A Sunny Day in Glasgow since their first album, 2007's understated classic, Scribble Mural Comic Journal. The entire line-up is different after the exit of principle songwriter Ben Daniels's twin sisters--who were the band' ... More >>