Toronto alt.country band Cuff The Duke will return with a new album dubbed Morning Comes, which will come out through new label Paper Bag Records on Oct. 4. The first single is "Count On Me," and the LP reportedly includes an eight-minute tune dubbed "Bound To Your Advice." And it's the first part of a two-part album.
Pixies frontman Black Francis will release Paley & Francis, his first album with former post-punk blues-rockers The Five frontman Reid Paley, on Sept. 13 through Sonic Unyon. All the songs on the LP were recorded in single takes in Nashville last September.
You know that cover of The Zombies' "She's Not There" Neko Case and Nick Cave were doing for the soundtrack to the third volume of music from True Blood? You can hear it here. The compilation comes out sometime this fall, and you can buy "She's Not There" at digital retailers now.
Silverstein are playing a free show somewhere in Toronto on July 6...
A new Bjork song dubbed "Crystalline," which is part of her new Biophilia album, can be heard online now. It's being officially released on Thursday.
If you throw boots at Henry Rollins at a show, be prepared for him to verbally own you, like you can see below.
Angels & Airwaves' new album, LOVE II, is out Nov. 11. Nothin' like releasing a romantic album on a day we're all supposed to remember dead soldiers.
Arcade Fire's Scenes From The Suburbs short film, which was directed by Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation.), is streaming. You have to sign up to see it, but it's worth it....
The ALL CAPS! Island Festival will take place again this year at Toronto's Artscape Gibraltar Point on Toronto Island. It'll feature Julie Doiron, The Wooden Sky, Monogrenade, Muskox, Rich Aucoin, More Or Les, DD/MM/YYYY, Jennifer Castle and more. And you'll be able to camp out for the first time, too!
Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock's working on the music for upcoming film The Heart Is A Drum Machine. Check out the trailer below:
In case you missed the Glastonbury festival this past weekend, here's what happened:
- 123 people were arrested, which is up from last year;
- Some idiots got violent at a protest during U2's set;
- Radiohead played a surprise set and dropped a relatively new song called "The Daily Mail";
- Christopher Shale, British prime minister David Cameron's top aide, was found dead in a toilet from an apparent suicide;
- Pulp also played a secret show;
- Morrissey played some new tunes and hated on Cameron and U2.