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  • Listen: Death Cab for Cutie celebrate 20th anniversary with release of audio from first performance

    Listen: Death Cab for Cutie celebrate 20th anniversary with release of audio from first performance

    In news that will likely make Millennial music fans feel very old, seminal 2000s indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie turned 20 earlier this week. In celebration of such the band’s porcelain anniversary, the group has released a Dictaphone recording of their very first performance. As noted by...
  • Warped Tour to wrap after 2018 run

    Warped Tour to wrap after 2018 run

    The end of a musical era is near. The Vans Warped Tour will officially call it quits on its cross-country trek after 2018, wrapping a 24-year run in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The news comes from a recent Billboard interview with founder Kevin Lyman, who cites the growth in number of summer music...
  • Cigarettes After Sex‏ announce dates for 2018 US tour

    Cigarettes After Sex‏ announce dates for 2018 US tour

    Cigarettes After Sex have announced their first batch of U.S. tour dates for next year, with 22 shows across the country starting on March 27 in Nashville, and wrapping a little over a month later in Phoenix on May 1. The announcement comes as the dream-rock band from Texas starts to close out what...
  • LP announces winter 2018 North American tour

    LP announces winter 2018 North American tour

    Early next year, Long Island, N.Y.-based singer-songwriter LP will be bringing her current Lost on You World Tour to North America. This February, Laura Pergolizzi will begin playing a series of shows at venues in cities such as San Francisco, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Detroit, Boston...
  • Kimbra adds 2018 'Primal Heart' North American tour dates

    Kimbra adds 2018 'Primal Heart' North American tour dates

    Following the release of earth-shattering music video for “Top of The World,” indie rock performer Kimbra has announced plans to tour North America in early 2018. As part of the tour, the “Settle Down” hit maker will be performing at venues in Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Chicago...
  • Listen to Watch For Horses romantic new song 'San Junipero'

    Listen to Watch For Horses romantic new song 'San Junipero'

    On Nov. 10, California-based indie rock band Watch for Horses released an excellent new single entitled “San Junipero." As avid science-fiction fans may have guessed, the track is actually a tribute to the Emmy-winning episode of “Black Mirror” of the same name. While not being an adaptation of the...
  • Watch Kimbra's earth-shattering music video for 'Top of the World'

    Watch Kimbra's earth-shattering music video for 'Top of the World'

    On Nov. 10, New Zealand-based indie rock performer Kimbra released a music video for “Top of the World,” a single for her forthcoming third studio album Primal Heart. The clip, directed by Guy Franklin, highlight’s Kimbra’s bold and unusually vocals, specifically by suggesting that they pack enough...
  • King Krule unveils new fashion line at Babylon LA

    King Krule unveils new fashion line at Babylon LA

    English singer-songwriter King Krule recently took another step into the world of fashion by releasing a new collection with Los Angeles-based clothier Babylon LA. As reported by Pitchfork, the “Half Man Half Shark” hit maker did a capsule release of select pieces at a pop-up shop inside the trendy...
  • Jack White gives update on new solo album at Making Vinyl 2017

    Jack White gives update on new solo album at Making Vinyl 2017

    Singer-songwriter Jack White has some news for fans. As one of three keynote speakers at this year's Making Vinyl conference in Detroit (Darryl "DMC" McDaniels and Michael Kurtz also spoke), White told the audience that his forthcoming solo album is "practically done" but he would have to "let it...
  • Rainbow Kitten Surprise to perform their last show of 2017 at Rough Trade NYC

    Rainbow Kitten Surprise to perform their last show of 2017 at Rough Trade NYC

    East Coast alternative music fans take note; indie rock band Rainbow Kitten Surprise announced via Twitter the location, date and time for their final show of 2017. On Dec. 5, at 9:15 p.m. ET, the group will give their last performance of the year at Brooklyn, N.Y.’s Rough Trade NYC. Tickets for the...
  • St. Vincent extends Fear the Future tour into 2018

    St. Vincent extends Fear the Future tour into 2018

    Art rocker Annie Clark, better known by the moniker St. Vincent, has extended her Fear the Future tour into next year. The singer-songwriter previously announced a fall run of shows that will have her touring across the U.S. later this month, and she'll return to the road between January and March...
  • Watch Grizzly Bear perform 'Losing All Sense' on 'CBS This Morning'

    Watch Grizzly Bear perform 'Losing All Sense' on 'CBS This Morning'

    To promote their sublime new album Painted Ruins, Brooklyn, N.Y.-based indie rock band Grizzly Bear dropped by CBS This Morning on Nov. 4. While there, the group participated in the program’s regular Saturday Sessions series and performed laid-back renditions of three tracks from the new record...
  • Watch Girl Blue's haunting cover of Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams'

    Watch Girl Blue's haunting cover of Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams'

    Late last month, singer-songwriter Girl Blue released a music video for her haunting cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams.” The clip, which was directed by Chromascope Pictures, takes inspiration from films like “The Craft” and “The VVitch” and follows a young woman played by Girl Blue performs an...
  • Watch Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile showcase their perfection together with performances on ‘Colbert’

    Watch Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile showcase their perfection together with performances on ‘Colbert’

    The musical combination of Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile on their new duet album and tour has indie rock fans falling in love with the two guitarists and singers all over again. They seem to have easily made each of their styles work perfectly together, and in doing so, have delivered an indie rock...
  • Ought announce new album and spring 2018 world tour

    Ought announce new album and spring 2018 world tour

    On Nov. 1, Canadian post-punk band Ought announced plans to tour the world next spring. As reported by Paste, the group is touring in support of their upcoming third studio album, Room Inside the World, which will be released Feb. 18 via Merge Records. In addition to a series of Canadian and...
  • Mac DeMarco is selling his old couch for a great cause

    Mac DeMarco is selling his old couch for a great cause

    When most people list their old furniture on Craigslist or social media, it usually means they’re moving and need to sell all their unwanted stuff, or in the process of transitioning out of those modest college years spent living on a futon. Mac DeMarco however, is not like most people. The slacker...
  • My Bloody Valentine to release new album in 2018

    My Bloody Valentine to release new album in 2018

    2018 is shaping up to be a big year in the My Bloody Valentine camp. The Irish rockers have confirmed they will release a new record next year after their analog remasters of Loveless and Isn't Anything drop in early 2018. Guitarist Kevin Shields recently sat down with Pitchfork to discuss the band...
  • Cymbals Eat Guitars to play year-end shows in Boston and New York

    Cymbals Eat Guitars to play year-end shows in Boston and New York

    Staten Island product Cymbals Eat Guitars have announced a pair of shows before they put a bow on 2017. The indie rockers will make stops in Boston and their native New York at the end of December, playing Allston and New York City to cap the year. The Allston show will be held on Dec. 28 at Great...
  • Peter Perrett of the Only Ones announces North American solo tour

    Peter Perrett of the Only Ones announces North American solo tour

    This spring, Peter Perrett, the erstwhile lead singer of the iconic British indie rock band The Only Ones, will be heading out on his first solo tour. The 65-year-old rocker is touring behind the release of his debut solo record, An Epic Story. As part of the tour, Perrett will be playing shows at...
  • Ezra Furman reveals new album 'Transangelic Exodus,' shares new song and US tour dates

    Ezra Furman reveals new album 'Transangelic Exodus,' shares new song and US tour dates

    Chicago-born singer-songwriter Ezra Furman is back with new music and a subsequent tour through the states. The indie rocker has released the second single from his upcoming album Transangelic Exodus titled "Love You So Bad" along with winter U.S. tour dates. Listen to the song and check out the...
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