Parquet Courts Share Claymation Video for New Song “Black Widow Spider” and Announce Tour Dates

Sep 22, 2021 By Mark Redfern Parquet Courts are releasing a new album, Sympathy for Life, on October 22 via Rough Trade. Now they have shared its next single, “Black Widow Spider,” via an animated claymation video for it. They have also announced some new 2022 tour dates. Shayne Ehman directed the video. Watch it […]

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Billy Joel – Reflecting on the 40th Anniversary of “Songs in the Attic”

Sep 14, 2021 By Austin Saalman Coming off of the mainstream success of 1977’s The Stranger, which earned Billy Joel a spot at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart, as well as two Grammy Awards, the formerly struggling Long Island piano man was still hungry, but no longer starving. By summer 1980, 32-year-old Joel, […]

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Cardi B & Offset’s Atlanta Mansion Flooded By Hurricane Ida

Cardi B shared unsettling images of property damages due to Hurricane Ida. Despite celebrating the birth of their baby boy, Cardi B and Offset might be dealing with some insurance claims for property damages. News reports and viral videos depict terrifying sights of infrastructure damage, Subways submerged underwater, and even people being swept away by […]

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Judy Collins on Her New “Live At The Town Hall, NYC” Album

Aug 26, 2021 By Jake Uitti Photography by Shervin Lainez and Brad Trent Web Exclusive Grammy-winning musical emissary, Judy Collins, practices mindfulness. In fact, she has for sometime. Collins, who is known for her fluttering, buttery voice, original music, and impactful reinterpretations of all-time classics like “Send In the Clowns” and “Mr. Tambourine Man,” has […]

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Parquet Courts Announce Dancey New Album, Share Video for New Song “Walking at a Downtown Pace”

Aug 18, 2021 By Mark Redfern Photography by Pooneh Ghana Parquet Courts have announced a new album, Sympathy for Life, and shared its first single, “Walking at a Downtown Pace,” via a frantic video for it featuring New York City street life. Sympathy for Life finds the band embracing their more danceable electronic side and […]

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The War on Drugs Announce New Album and Tour, Share Video for New Song “Living Proof”

Jul 19, 2021 By Mark Redfern Photography by Shawn Brackbill The War on Drugs have announced a new album, I Don’t Live Here Anymore, and shared its first single, album opener “Living Proof,” via a video for it. They’ve also announced some 2022 tour dates, including a show at the iconic Madison Square Garden in […]

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Sun June’s Laura Colwell on “Somewhere”

Apr 07, 2021 By Mark Moody Photography by Santiago Dietche Web Exclusive There are a million and one band formation stories, but it’s safe to say that none started quite like that of Austin’s self-labeled “regret pop” band Sun June. The band’s co-founder, lead singer, and songwriter, Laura Colwell, recently shared about the seeds that […]

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Small Black Share New Song “Driftwood Fire”

Mar 24, 2021 By Mark Redfern Photography by Caroline Mathis New York City chillwave four-piece Small Black are releasing a new album, Cheap Dreams, on April 9 via 100% Electronica. Now they have shared another song from it, “Driftwood Fire.” The song is inspired by frontman Josh Kolenik’s uncle, a passionate surfer who died of […]

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Premiere: Tex Crick Debuts New Single, “Always On My Mind”

Mar 22, 2021 By Caleb Campbell Photography by Tex Crick Australian singer/songwriter Tex Crick is best known as a collaborator and sideman, playing and touring with Iggy Pop, Weyes Blood, and Kirin J. Callinan. Most recently though, Crick has been stepping into the spotlight, newly signed to Mac DeMarco’s label. With his debut record, Live […]

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Disintegration Loops [SXSW 2021]

Mar 17, 2021 By Kaveh Jalinous Web Exclusive David Wexler’s short documentary, Disintegration Loops, explores the work and legacy of composer and experimental musician William Basinski. The film focuses primarily on Basinki’s best-known work: “The Disintegration Loops.” The track, released in 2002, is a 63-minute loop of tapes slowly deteriorating. The story of the track, […]

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St. Vincent Teases New Song “Pay Your Way In Pain” With ’70s-Inspired Trailer

Mar 02, 2021 By Joey Arnone St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has been busy promoting her upcoming album Daddy’s Home, which is allegedly set to be released on May 14 via Loma Vista. Last week, a series of ’70s-inspired posters were put up across New York City which announced the album’s release, and last night, […]

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Small Black Share Video for New Song “The Bridge”

Mar 03, 2021 By Mark Redfern Photography by Caroline Mathis New York City chillwave four-piece Small Black are releasing a new album, Cheap Dreams, on April 9 via 100% Electronica. Now they have shared another song from it, “The Bridge,” via a video for the song. Samuel Stonefield directed the black & white video, which […]

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John Cameron Mitchell on “Hedwig,” New York City, Death, Love, and “New American Dream”

Jan 05, 2021 By Jake Uitti Web Exclusive John Cameron Mitchell is a Renaissance man. The creative individual behind the indelible musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, is also a songwriter, actor, and writer. The prolific artist’s mind is both wildly creative and sharp as a tack, which is no easy balance for any person […]

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