Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Put a Twist on 'This Life' – Song Premiere

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros are set to release their next self-titled album on July 23rd just one year after they released their second record Here They’ll also be hitting the road on a national tour to support it Now they have released a whirlwind teaser track “This Life”  Random Notes…

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Quadron Make Entrancing 'Letterman' Debut

Quadron introduced viewers to its smooth and intimate sound last night when the Danish duo made their debut on the Late Show with David Letterman where theyperformed “Hey Love” Singer Coco O swayed and clapped in rhythm to the soulful tune in a crimson pantsuit adorned with black embellishments At…

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Teenage Bottlerocket Get Weird With 'Freak Out!' – Premiere

Teenage Bottlerocket had an opulent concept for their video for “Freak Out!” but it quickly gave way to a messier scuzzier idea “We went into this video trying to recreate the nine-minute-and-nine-second-long video of [Guns N’ Roses’] ‘November Rain'” director and former Against Me! bassist Andrew Seward tells Rolling Stone…

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Q&A: Bun B on the 'Incredible Journey' of Creating His Hip-Hop Coloring Book

“It’s taken awhile for this thing to come together” rapper Bernard Freeman aka Bun B tells Rolling Stone via phone from a Houston-area Waffle House “But it was well worth it I wanted families to enjoy this rap coloring book just like they should be able to enjoy hip-hop together”…

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Drake Talks Music, Money and Chris Brown

With a new album due this summer Drake weighed in on music money and last year’s dust-up with Chris Brown in a cover-story interview for the July issue of GQ Reported in Los Angeles where Drake is working on his third album with collaborator Noah ’40’ Shebib the Canadian singer and…

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Deer Tick Deal with Heartbreak on 'The Rock' – Song Premiere

Deer Tick’s upcoming fifth album Negativity takes as somber a tone as its title as frontman John McCauley III created the record in a period of deep self-reflection The singer and guitarist takes on lost love in “The Rock” wailing over sorrowful piano chords and strangely cheerful horns The Hottest Live…

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'Doves' by Nugent & Belle – Free MP3

Artist Nugent & BelleSong “Doves” Album Seeing Stars “We wanted to write a song about the frenetic energy of big city living”Audrey Nugent tells Rolling Stone “London is vast and vibrant and sometimes you have to embrace the chaos”

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Johnny Depp: An Outlaw Looks at 50

Sometimes maybe late at night on location after he’s put down his guitar or closed one of the four or five books he’s reading or shut off the “trashiest television imaginable” (he’s a Honey Boo Boo man) Johnny Depp starts asking himself questions He loves his job has had a…

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Taylor Swift Twitter Parody Puts Feminist Spin on Lyrics

It’s been less than a week since the parody account FeministTaylorSwift appeared on Twitter but it’s already racked up more 85000 followers with its stream of endlessly clever feminist tweaks on the country-pop superstar’s lyrics The account even garnered an all caps shout out from FeministKanye “YO IMMA LET YOU…

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Thom Yorke Auctioning Anti-Poverty Painting

An anti-poverty painting by Thom Yorke and longtime friend Stanley Donwood – who’s responsible for Radiohead and Yorke’s album covers and posters since 1994’s The Bends – is being being auctioned off by the New York City house Bonhams 100 Greatest Singers Thom Yorke The 2005 painting titled “Business School for the Dead” was made…

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