Good Reads

Patricia Hammond is spearheading a renaissance of popular music from 1870-1940, performing with “Albert Ball’s Flying Aces”, a group of WWI Aviators who play an arsenal of antique instruments including sousaphone, spoons, washboard, banjo, clarinet, and a drum-kit found in a junk shop.

Gildas Kitsune Club Night Mix

The past two years saw Kitsune’s young protégés Two Door Cinema Club explode onto the live circuit, their infectious indie pop squatting the airwaves and their debut album ‘Tourist History’ selling like hot cakes in excess of 300,000 copies.

Aluratek Bump

Introducing the “Bump” Speaker line from Aluratek. Easily stream you music wirelessly to the remote wireless speaker (up to 6) with no configuring or software needed.

Ringo Deathstarr

Ringo Deathstarr are currently on tour in the USA & Canada with …Trail Of Dead, before heading over to Japan for Fuji Rock Festival, and then to Europe for various festivals including OFF in Poland, Way Out West in Sweden and Oya in Norway.

Daniel Weiss

“I had the opportunity of getting involved with the Jerusalem Symphonic Orchestra. My father, who is a musician himself has been involved with the Jerusalem Symphonic Orchestra.

World Exclusive - Introducing The Empire Church, London 1

The first impressions from Marlon upon seeing The Empire, are described as more of an emotion than a thought. ‘It was definitely a feeling that meant music in some way’. Most people when they go in there describe it in many ways. A spiritual feeling if you like, a calm.. But its more the sound of silence which you notice.


The track is called ‘Rain Tears’ and it’s a slice of infectious, intelligent pop music. The London trio; comprised of Dom, Caspar and Martin, having only existed just over a year, have produced tribal-infused, dance pop music and created unique remixes for other artists including, Is Tropical, Mystery Jets, Morning Parade and The Wombats. They’ve also already toured with the likes of Metronomy, The Wombats and Crystal Fighters.

Baby Monster announce self-titled debut album for 27 June release

Baby Monster is an electronic pop group comprised of Danny Sternbaum and Marty Larson Xu. The duo is pleased to announce details of their forthcoming self-titled debut album due out 27 June 2011.

Coldplay Every Tear is a Waterfall New Song

Coldplay originally announced the new album in December of 2009. And only now nearly two years later they are making official moves by releasing their new song ‘Every Teardrop is a Waterfall’

The Antlers

Following a brief run of UK dates this spring, The Antlers will be back to showcase “Burst Apart” with a full UK tour in November, commencing November 8 in Brighton and including a headline show at Koko in London, their biggest to date.

Gil Scott-Heron Dies

Gil Scott-Heron, the man described time and again as a major influence in Beat movement of the 1970’s and the socially aware hip hop 1980’s, has died earlier this weekend at 62.

Tropical Remix

‘Mirrors’ is the new single from Talking Pictures, released May 30th through Split Records.


Cerebral Ballzy continues to spread the sprawling mess of 80s-hardcore and punk rock sounds with the release of their new single “Insufficient Fare”.


Although most people don’t dispute Lady Gaga‘s dominance of the pop world, the Born This Way songstress has some stiff competition, such as Beyonce and Britney Spears (kinda). But with Lady Gaga’s latest release, Born This Way (download here), she has raised the bar and the ball is now in the musical court of her rivals.


1999 was a bittersweet year for hip-hop. It saw triumph when Lauryn Hill was awarded five Grammies for her debut album and the cover of Time magazine; it also witnessed tragedy as a twenty-four-year-old Big L was shot and killed on a dark Harlem street.

Twiggy Frostbite

We don’t know exactly when, what or even if it will happen but this is how it goes when you give an artist total freedom. No demands on format, no deadlines. no nothing…

Il Volo Comes Stateside, Trying To Match Italian Success

Move over Jonas Brothers, there’s a new trio that will melt a young girl’s heart and make a middle-aged woman cry.


There’s a new music-production machine with a sleek look to match its supreme innovation. The personal beat maker holds over 3,000 original sounds in its library, 65 digital effects and a host of other music marvels.

Simeon Viltz and Race are veteran Chicago duo The Primeridian, presenting their Tye Hill-produced single from Da Crack-A-Dawn mixtape in conjunction with All Natural, DJBooth.


M-Bone, the rapper who most recently created a dance sensation with “Teach Me How to Dougie,” was killed in a drive-by shooting in Inglewood, California, last night. M-Bone – real name Montae Talbert – was 22 and part of the rap collective known as Cali Swag District. M-Bone was reportedly sitting by himself in his car around 10:30 p.m. Sunday when another vehicle pulled up alongside his and fired.

Black Eyed Peas (5/14/11)

The scenes themselves range from beaches in paradise to epic concerts featuring the Peas rising to a level above mortality with awesome lights, fantastic images, and a presence that is inherently and unavoidably cool.

Tyler the Creator

It has been confirmed that Tyler, the Creator was detained outside of Westchester High School in Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon.


“The Edge of Glory,” the latest track from Lady Gaga’s forthcoming album Born This Way, is available now on iTunes! This is the first of two advance singles that will be released exclusively on iTunes leading up to the release of Born This Way on May 23rd.

2008 All Points West Music And Arts Festival - Day 2 - Portraits

The music was good, the lights were mesmerizing and the crowd was receptive, but none of these factors were what made the performance exceptional to me – it was that the band was putting their entire hearts, bodies and minds into their playing.

OneRepublic Plays "The Biggest Loser" and Releases New Tour Video

OneRepublic has debuted their new tour webisode set to their fourth single, “Good Life,” off of their second studio album Waking Up. The video is a montage of several performances by the band, combining clips from concerts and of the guys just generally having a good time.