Artist News

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Album Review: Hot Chip – In Our Heads

Electronic music used to be fun. At pretty much the exact moment Radiohead started making it, everyone forgot that dance music only ever existed as a soundtrack to unspeakable fun. What started as a campy reaction to the dominant arena rock of the 70s begat a whole...

Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix to Get Hologram Treatment

This is getting a little ridiculous. After Tupac Shakur's unexpected (and highly publicized) hologram comeback, the music world-at-large began pondering a few tantalizing What if's. Elvis, Freddie Mercury, Even Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopez from TLC was rumored to...

Animal Collective Reveal Tour Plans, Centipede Hz Release Date

Animal Collective, the finest experimental psychedelic rock outfit to ever come out of Baltimore Maryland, are gearing up to release a proper followup to their breakthrough record, 2009's Merriweather Post Pavilion. Centipede Hz will see release on September 4th....

New Matchbox Twenty Album Gets Release Date, Tracklist

Given that every radio station in existence still plays 3 AM every ten minutes, it's hard to believe that Matchbox Twenty are set to release their first album of all new material in a decade. North, as the record is called, will hit stores September 4th....

Atlanta Rapper Lil Phat Murdered

Atlanta rapper Lil Phat was shot late Thursday night outside Northside Hospital Women's Center. He was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. He was 19 years old. Police are searching for two men who, witnesses say, were seen running from the scene shortly after the...

“Sometimes I wish Jim Morrison were still alive, because I’d love to see a concert in which “The Doors” opened up for “The Cars.” ― Jarod Kintz

“Music is my religion.” ― Jimi Hendrix

“if music was the language of the world, imagine how beautiful a seven-billion-part harmony would be.” ― Scott Hoying

“I’m forever near a stereo saying, ‘What the f**k is this garbage?’ And the answer is always the Red Hot Chili Peppers.” ― Nick Cave