Posts Tagged ‘Rock/Pop’
In sync with the band’s 30th anniversary, Bad Religion will release The Dissent of Man on September 28th. If you can’t wait for the new album, listen to “The Devil In Stiches” below. After that, if you’re still itching for more BR, the band has relaunched their website and you can now stream their whole discography online for free.
FROM THE MP3 ARCHIVES: In 2007, after ten years together in the dark orchestral-pop band Carissa’s Weird, Ben Bridwell and Matt Brooke keep their proven and fruitful partnership alive with Band of Horses. With a sound so big and wide-open it could bounce off of mountains, Band of Horses is a noticeable departure and progression.
Yes, Thom Yorke gets all the attention, however let’s not forget Radiohead is comprised of five talented dudes. It’s Philip Selway‘s turn to voice his opinion (by singing) with is solo debut, Familiar. While side projects tend to lean towards being avant garde, the rock star drummer surprises us with a minimal and relatively drum-less record.
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World has started its journey on the international circuit, with European openings littering the next few weeks. In the meantime the soundtrack has be skyrocketing through charts, with acts like Frank Black and Plumtree snatching up Hype Chart positions week after week.
With a sweet girl voice that could quite possibly get all Lisa Loeb on us, Brie Stoner chooses a more introspective path. Her influences range from Neil Young to The Red House Painters, which comes out in her tune “Delicate Hour,” yet delivers her own take on dreamy acoustic pop as well.
Handpicked out of the mixed bag of Warp Records artists, Jamie Lidell has that “I’ll dance when I feel like it” attitude. With Compass, he leaves the smoove R&B behind and taps into a wiser, almost folk style. Like Beck, Lidell can get the party started, but also knows when it’s time to chill.
It’s New Music Thursday and boy do we have some new music for you! Our friend Billy Corgan has released five tracks from Teargarden by Kaleidoscope Vol 2: The Solstice Bare, a 44-track album. Yes, 44 tracks! But you don’t get them all at once. Billy is letting you download one at a time.
Preview the five tracks released so far…
His 2004 breakthrough debut album, Trouble, was a tough act to follow. Six years later, Ray LaMontagne continues to deliver the raw goods as a true folk-rock revivalist. With his new band, “The Pariah Dogs,” LaMontagne is currently on tour with David Gray playing top outdoor venues such as Jones Beach, The Greek, and Red Rocks. More on Raylamontagne.com
Seeing the latest Weezer band photo is almost as surprising as hearing their new single. So, now that you’ve seen the goofy image above, take a listen to “Memories” below. This distortion-heavy track is off their upcoming album Hurley (from Lost?), which drops on September 14th (pre-order here). This date is notable since it’s less than a year from their previous effort, Raditude.
Lady Antebellum defied critics last week by embarking on a sell-out UK tour, including a show in London that paid tribute to one of the country’s best-known exports. Footage has emerged showing the band covering Radiohead‘s “High and Dry“, one of the band’s most popular tracks… More on Last.fm Trends