Yes.... That's right! Bear In Heaven will be streaming their new record, I LOVE YOU, IT'S COOL, from start to finish starting this Monday at noon until April third at midnight. The band has slowed down their LP by nearly 400,000% to play exactly once starting today and ending on the day the album is released. Go to their website to check it out.-

US Spring 2012 Tour Dates

EMA has announced the first dates of a spring North American headlining tour, which will launch on March 1st at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco, CA and continue through March 16th at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. The tour also includes a March 2nd show in Los Angeles, CA at the Natural History Museum. More dates will be announced soon and a current itinerary is below.Year-end praise has begun to roll in for EMA's debut album Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions), which has continuously garnered acclaim throughout 2011 from The A.V.

Brooklyn based band, SoftSpot, comprised of three musical friends with an ever aligning path along the creatively spiritual are revealing the fruits of their endeavors in a manner much like the unraveling of their songs.  Sarah Kinlaw, an operatically trained vocalist and bassist, brings a penetratingly honest presence into the live element that is terrifyingly contagious.  She and Bryan Keller have known each other since kindergarten and have grown together as artists throughout the years. 

This March, Deerhoof will join of Montreal on a west coast tour, which will include performances at SXSW!
March 13 – Santa Fe, NM – SOL at Santa Fe Brewing (w/ AU)
March 15 – Austin, TX – Emo’s East (Polyvinyl Records Showcase w/ of Montreal, Someone Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Owen, Casiokids, more)
March 18 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls (w/ of Montreal, Kishi Bashi)

With over 60 shows played since the release of Slave Ambient on Secretly Canadian in August, and another 40 ahead on the calendar, The War On Drugs are proving to be one of the hardest working bands around.

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present El Ten Eleven at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9th for $10.00 in advance and $12.00 day of show.

The heartbeat that sparks the third song on 1, 2, 3’s debut LP isn’t just a flutter effect meant to set a melancholic mood. It literally symbolizes the start of a new life.

The best songs of North Carolina’s Bowerbirds have always seemed eternal.

Phil and the Osophers will release a new EP of holiday songs entitled "It's Christmas Time With Phil and the Osophers" digitally on December 6.  The five original songs include "Brutus The Backup Reindeer," which tells the story of a reindeer named Brutus who's asked to help pull Santa's sleigh when another reindeer comes down with the flu.

After a highly successful 2011 The Ragbirds are kicking off a new year with the release of their 4th studio effort, Travelin’ Machine on January 1st, 2012. In this exciting new album the band has seamlessly blended a wide palette of musical genres into a fresh and cohesive 10-track package that is full of life and energy.It’s rare to stumble upon a band that brings as much joy and creative flare to their music as the Ragbirds.