Category Archives: INDIE MUSIC NEWS

Dispatch Dig Into 'Get Ready Boy' Live – Song Premiere

Dispatch’s expanded live sets and jammed out shows have helped define the Boston roots-rockers and the band captured that energy for a new live double album Ain’t No Trip to Cleveland Vol 1 will be out June 4th and here Dispatch dig into “Get Ready Boy” from their latest album…

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Chrissy Amphlett, 'I Touch Myself' Singer, Dead at 53

Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett known for the Australian band’s 1991 hit “I Touch Myself” died yesterday at home in New York after battling breast cancer and multiple sclerosis Reuters reports She was 53 Amphlett said in 2007 that she had multiple sclerosis and announced in 2010 that she was fighting breast…

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Classixx Bring the Funk in 'All You're Waiting For' – Song Premiere

DJ duo Classixx have released “All You’re Waiting For” a track from their debut album Hanging Gardens The record is out May 14th on Innovative Leisure Childhood friends Michael David and Tyler Blake have toured extensively since the release of their 2009 breakthrough single “I’ll Get You” They’ve leant their funky…

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Shout Out Louds Go Speed Dating in 'Illusions' – Premiere

Shout Out Louds go speed dating in their new video for “Illusions” as a nervous young woman heads to a strange venue to hoping a night of quick chats results in a connection Most of the candidates are awful flexing with brass knuckles forcing her to listen to music and…

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Q&A: Bob Marley Producer Chris Blackwell on the 40th Anniversary of 'Catch a Fire'

Forty years ago this month Island Records founder Chris Blackwell introduced the world to Bob Marley and the Wailers with the groundbreaking album Catch a Fire The seminal work smoothly blended pop and protest with a slow syncopated shuffle It broke racial religious and musical barriers and put Marley on…

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MGMT Release New Single, 'Alien Days'

Not everyone could be lucky enough to score MGMT’s Record Store Day limited-edition release a cassingle of their new track “Alien Days” Fortunately for the rest of us the band made the song available for streaming The shimmering psychedelic soundscape of “Alien Days” is the first single from MGMT’s forthcoming…

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Bob Dylan Touring With Wilco, My Morning Jacket for Americanarama Festival of Music

Bob Dylan will be touring with My Morning Jacket and Wilco this summer as the Americanarama Festival of Music An announcement for the tour appeared on Dylan’s website today alongside the festival’s logo with a slogan “Meet me there – Beat me there!” In addition to Dylan and his band and the…

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3 Doors Down Bassist Charged in Fatal Crash

Todd Harrell the bassist for 3 Doors Down has been charged with vehicular homicide after a fatal collision on Friday night in Nashville The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department say that Harrell was driving fast down Interstate 40 when his car clipped a pickup truck and sent it down an embankment Reuters…

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Neil Diamond Leads 'Sweet Caroline' Sing-Along at Fenway Park

Neil Diamond surprised baseball fans at Boston’s Fenway Park on Saturday taking the field during a Red Sox game to lead the crowd in a sing-along of his classic hit “Sweet Caroline” The 1969 song has been an eighth-inning ritual for some time now played at every Fenway game since 2002…

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Grimes Stays in Charge of It All

Claire Boucher aka Grimes doesn’t mind working alone She sees herself less as a modern pop diva than an experimental producer and her dual roles are on full display during her Coachella sets with one hand on the mic the other on a sampler When she returns Sunday afternoon to…

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