Bosnian Rainbows Document Tour Life in 'Turtle Neck' – Premiere

After an intense experience with his last project the Mars Volta guitarist and vocalist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez returned home to El Paso for some much-needed rest Instead he found three like-minded musicians who were ready for a new journey Rodriguez-Lopez Teri Gender Bender (formerly of Le Butcherettes) Deantoni Parks (the Mars…

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Deer Tick on Next Album: 'It's a Very Dark Record'

Deer Tick frontman John McCauley is well aware that his band’s last album didn’t go over particularly well with many longtime fans The 2011 LP Divine Providence was a loose hard-partying collection that the singer says mirrored his life at the time The forthcoming follow-up Negativity is more of a…

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'Psalms' by Heliotropes – Free MP3

Artist HeliotropesSong “Psalms” Album A Constant Sea “I wrote the lyrics for ‘Psalms’ on a napkin while I was waiting for my mom to pick me up from SFO I had been on this big St Francis of Assisi kick around that time and that sort of liturgical tone crept into…

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Rolling Stones Postpone L.A. Tour Opener

Basketball fans may not mind The Rolling Stones have pushed back their 50 and Counting tour opener in Los Angeles by a day because of the NBA playoff schedule The rockers will now start the tour on May 3rd at Staples Center in Los Angeles the band posted on Facebook Although…

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Steve Martin, Edie Brickell Head for 'Asheville' on 'Letterman'

Classic theme modern touch Steve Martin and Edie Brickell made their joint TV debut last night performing “When You Get to Asheville” with the Steep Canyon Rangers on the Late Show With David Letterman It’s a song about leaving that also mentions e-mail putting a latter-day spin on a timeless…

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Pretty Lights Hopes to Bridge Gap Between EDM and Hip-Hop

Electronic music star Pretty Lights (real name Derek Vincent Smith) will release his new album A Color Map of the Sun on July 2nd After years of distributing his music as free or pay-what-you-want downloads Smith is ready for a change this will be his first album to be released…

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Pharrell Teases Jay-Z's New Music: 'The Rain Man Is Back'

Pharrell offered a hint about new material Jay-Z has been working on saying “The rain man is back” during an interview on New York radio station Hot 97 The producer said that he’d been collaborating with Jay-Z as the MC puts together what could be the follow-up to 2009’s The Blueprint 3 Jay-Z Addresses ‘Open…

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Black Flag Not Content to Be 'Greatest-Hits Act'

There’s a simple answer for Black Flag fans who are confused about why two different versions of the band are touring this year it’s about money says Mike Vallely who manages the lineup featuring founder and guitarist Greg Ginn  That’s the version touring as Black Flag with singer Ron Reyes and…

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Madonna Accused of Violating Russian Visa Laws

Madonna has been accused by a Russian legislator of violating tax and migration laws after allegedly performing a commercial concert in St Petersburg with the wrong visa and then failing to pay proper taxes on the money she made The charges come eight months after Madonna’s concert at the city’s sports…

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Will.i.am Admits to Borrowing 'Let's Go' Beat Without Permission

William admitted to borrowing a beat from the Arty and Mat Zo song “Rebound” during an interview with KIIS-FM today He sampled it for his own track “Let’s Go” featuring Chris Brown A few days ago on Twitter Arty pointed out that no one had cleared the sample rights with his…

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