Anyone looking for an all-encompassing statement-of-purpose for SOFT, the hyper-caffeinated new record from Rathborne will find it in the first line of the second song when Luke Rathborne – chief songwriter and principle persona – hiccups, "Heard you gotta get it in motion." From that moment on, SOFT never stops moving bounding from one jagged-edged neo-New Wave song to the next, marrying the fast-and-loose ethos of The Ramones
After four years of playing shows and gaining fans in the Bay Area and beyond, San Francisco band Biv and the Mnemonics is proud to release their 2nd full-length album, 'The Pace', on April 16th, 2013. The band, formerly known as Roy G Biv & The Mnemonic Devices, has produced a ten-track collection of quality songs and energetic harmonies evocative of the great folk-tinged rock of the past, while providing their own unique energy that can't be resisted.
Vampire Weekend is excited to announce their first full New York performance in over two and a half years. They will play an intimate hometown show on Sunday, April 28th at Roseland Ballroom in advance of their upcoming release, Modern Vampires of the City.American Express® Cardmembers can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Thursday, March 28th at 10am EST through Friday, March 29th at 10pm EST.
In anticipation of tonight’s kickoff of their North American tour, Stars are sharing a stream of the new Sem Thomasson house remix of “Give It,” which is available exclusively at Beatport and will be available at additional online retail stores in two weeks. The upc
Indie Pop Rock duo, SIRSY, is known for their whirlwind live performances, playing an astounding two-hundred tour dates a year, and their new album, “Coming Into Frame”, brings the power and energy of singer/drummer Melanie ‘Mel’ Krahmer and guitarist Rich Libutti into the studio. The powerhouse performers give credit to Grammy-winning producers Paul Kolderie and Sean Slade (Hole, Radiohead, Dresden Dolls, Pixies) for knowing just how to work with them in the studio, harnessing the tornado-like energy that comes across on stage.
Acclaimed Oregon troubadour Tim Hardin is one of the most influential and respected singer-songwriters of all time, not that the man himself cared much for the title. "My songs aren't personal," he insisted before his death in 1980.
Following a fabulous 2012, indie acoustic quintet Elephant Revival is ready to bring even more fans into their musical fold with a spring tour launching March 21 at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur, Ga., and wrapping April 27 at the Norman Music Festival in Norman, Okla. (See schedule below.)The band is stopping at several iconic venues during its current winter tour as well, including Club Passim in Cambridge, Mass., and Joe’s Pub in New York City.
Great Divide is a rock ‘n ’soul band from Chicago full of passion, spontaneity and groove and they release their self-titled, sophomore record on March 5, 2013.The group's horn-inflected; soulful vibe has been a staple from day one: Think Motown meets Muscle Shoals, stoppin' by Stax on the way up to Levon's Ramble. Witness this characterization with album opener, "Ain't No Roads." Musical
Country Mice is an indie rock band based in Brooklyn, NY. They released their debut album, Twister, in 2011, which received numerous rave reviews (including an 8/10 rating in Spin Magazine) and appeared on several top 100 albums-of-the-year lists. Drawing comparisons to Wilco, Neil Young, Crazy Horse, Dinosaur Jr. and Sonic Youth, Country Mice have spent the last several years touring back and forth across the US.They recently wrapped up recording a new album with producer Doug Boehm (Girls, Dr.