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Brother Ali Announces New Album All The Beauty In This Whole Life

The acclaimed emcee Brother Ali announces his first full legnth album in 5 years, dropping on Rhymesayers Entertainment May 5. Ali shares his thoughts regarding creating an album before, during and after the new changes in our world. He also shares a sample of the album with part of the song “Own Light (What Hearts Are For)” which will no … Continue reading Brother Ali Announces New Album All The Beauty In This Whole Life

Oxbow Announces Thin Black Duke, Share Album Promo Video

By now most have heard the band Oxbow, who will undoubtedly reach legendary status at some point, will be releasing their new album Thin Black Duke May 5, 2017 on Hydra Head Records. This is the band’s first release in 10 years. Over the 30 years of Oxbow’s operations, no one has come comfortably close to classifying the bay area … Continue reading Oxbow Announces Thin Black Duke, Share Album Promo Video

Ted Leo + Pharmacists Releases Album Preview Of New Album

It’s been 7 years since Ted Leo + Pharmacists released 2010’s The Brutalist Bricks on Matador. This time around though Ted and his crew have gone the dreaded Kickstarter route and the yet unnamed album boasts guest appearances from his musical partner Aimee Mann in The Both to Jean Grae,  Adrienne Berry and Jonathan Coulton. He explains: “The last record that I … Continue reading Ted Leo + Pharmacists Releases Album Preview Of New Album

AT THE DRIVE IN: in • ter a • li • a OUT 5/5 ON RISE RECORDS

With praise still reverberating from December’s unveiling of “Governed By Contagions,” At The Drive In has issued another clarion call from its first album in 17 years: “Incurably Innocent” is the second track to be released in advance of that record, titled in • ter a • li • a, now available for pre-order and confirmed for release May 5 on Rise Records. Pitting … Continue reading AT THE DRIVE IN: in • ter a • li • a OUT 5/5 ON RISE RECORDS

Glass share video for “Pheasant of Furs”

Athens post-punk trio Gláss released a video for “Pheasant of Furs” on the heels of their excellent debut album Accent, which hit shelves this past February.  A writhing lounge singer trapped in a Lynchian purgatory of icy post-punk shadows, “Pheasant of Furs” was shot and directed by Gláss frontman Aaron Burke (who also stars) with the intention “of bringing the album art to life”. … Continue reading Glass share video for “Pheasant of Furs”

Faith No More Reissues Debut Album We Care A Lot

Faith No More’s debut album We Care A Lot propelled the band into cult status back in 1985.  This was back when Chuck Mosely led the band (who was later replaced by Mike Patton) and burst through indie stations with the title track off the album. The group’s Introduce Yourself was released back in 1987 with a revamped version of the … Continue reading Faith No More Reissues Debut Album We Care A Lot

Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete Passes Away

After a long battle with  a rare and aggressive form of cancer, Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete passed away last night. His wife Jessica Fekete released this statement:  Our sweet Thomas passed on last night, peacefully in his sleep, holding my hand. With one last sigh, he let go of the burden of pain and suffering that he has been bravely … Continue reading Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete Passes Away

Grandmaster vs Grandmaster? Hip Hop Dispute

The success of ‘Some Kind of Sorry’, the new single from Grandmaster’s Furious Five ft Mele Mel and Scorpio is definitely something to celebrate. The band embark on a UK tour with Sugarhill Gang at the end of this month, before returning to the US to tour with Public Enemy, Ice-T, Naughty by Nature and many others on 2016’s Art … Continue reading Grandmaster vs Grandmaster? Hip Hop Dispute