Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Jack White and Willie Nelson Perform 'Red Headed Stranger'

Back in April Willie Nelson got quite the 80th birthday present from Jack White who hosted a special tribute concert for the country legend at the Third Man Records headquarters in Nashville The show was filmed as part of CMT’s Crossroads show which you can watch in full above Willie Nelson…

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Chris Brown Charged With Misdemeanor Hit-and-Run

Chris Brown was charged with a misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license following an accident in the San Fernando Valley on May 21st His arraignment is set for July 15th If convicted the pop singer could face up to one year in jail the Associated Press reports Though the…

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Devo Assemble Synthetic Blues in 'Auto Modown' – Song Premiere

Before they were men they were still Devo five oddballs tinkering with fragments of New Wave and post-punk in a basement in Akron Ohio “Auto Modown” comes from the upcoming reissue of Hardcore Vol 1 and 2 a two-disc compilation of four-track demos recorded by the fledgling band in the…

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Royal Bangs Battle Attacking Balloons in 'Better Run' – Premiere

Ahead of Royal Bangs’ fourth album Brass – which was produced by the Black Keys’ Patrick Carney and is due out on September 17th – the Knoxville Tennessee band delivers an inventive clip for its infectious new song “Better Run” Pursued by large white balloons the video’s lone actor runs like hell only…

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Explosions in the Sky and David Wingo Find Calm in 'Wading'

Explosions in the Sky and composer David Wingo are well known for their sprawling sonic landscapes and to score the film Prince Avalanche the collaborators used those skills to create an imaginative and immersive experience In this exclusive video for “Wading” Explosions in the Sky and Wingo let their haunting…

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Jane's Addiction Go 'Live in NYC' – Album Premiere

Jane’s Addiction’s 2011 album The Great Escape Artist was the band’s first in eight years and the alt-rockers celebrated with a free show at New York’s Terminal 5 on July 25th 2011 Live in NYC captures the 2011 show with live-wire performances of hits like “Been Caught Stealing” “Stop!” and…

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Bruce Springsteen Working on 'Wrecking Ball' Follow-Up

“I have stuff I’m working on that I’m very happy about” Bruce Springsteen said backstage before his June 3rd concert in Milan Italy during a rare interview for a story about his European tour in the new issue of Rolling Stone He was talking about his plans for the followup…

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Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Blues Singer, Dead at 83

Bobby “Blue” Bland the blues and soul singer of songs such as “Further on Up the Road” and “Turn on Your Love Light” died yesterday in Memphis He was 83 According to Bland’s son the blues singer died of complications from an ongoing illness The Associated Press reports Bland was known as the…

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Mumford & Sons Reschedule Nixed Tour Dates

Mumford & Sons have rescheduled a handful of concerts they recently canceled when bassist Ted Dwane had surgery to remove a blood clot from the surface of his brain The band posted new dates for New Orleans; Woodland Springs Texas; Dallas; and Bonner Springs Kansas on their website  “Firstly we are pleased…

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Tech N9ne Aligns With the Doors for 'Strange 2013'

In 2010 after playing his first show in Paris Tech N9ne headed straight for Père Lachaise Cemetery The Missouri rapper sat down beside the gravesite of Doors frontman Jim Morrison cracked open a bottle of Jack Daniels and poured a glass for the late singer and himself “I told Jim…

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