NEW VIDEO FROM NO AGE: FEVER DREAMING

Director Patrick Daughters (Feist‘s “1234”) has a new video for LA noise-punk duo No Age for their single “Fever Dreaming” off last year’s Everything In Between. As the band chills out in a warehouse, the room begins to close in on them.

NO AGE: EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

[rating: 5] No Age: Everything In Between Label: Sub Pop Release date:  September 28, 2010 Everything In Between marks a huge step in the creative evolution of LA dream punks- No Age. A sonically compelling, surprisingly grown up record transcending all previous efforts through a culmination of life-threatening and life-celebrating experiences, which reflects the process of […]

PRE-ORDER NEW NO AGE ALBUM: GET A FREE NO AGE NOTEPAD

No Age, one of the many great bands currently recording for the Sub Pop label, have a new record called Everything in Between coming out on CD and LP on September 28th. The album will mark a huge step in the creative evolution of the band, a culmination of life-threatening and life-celebrating experiences, which reflects […]

NO AGE DOWNLOAD @ DEATH + TAXES

Sub Pop’s So Cal punks No Age have recorded an exclusive 30 second track for issue 22 of Death & Taxes Magazine. You can download “In Peril” here right to your phone or you can read the accompanying No Age article here . Check it out.

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE…SPIKE JONZE + NO AGE @ THE MOMA

What: No Age and Spike Jonze PopRally “An Evening of Skate Videos” When: October 15th Where: The MoMA Damage: $20.00 (free with student ID) For Spike Jonze, LES staple and director of the new film “Where the Wild Things Are”( in theaters October 16), the lines between childhood and adulthood are always blurred. With a […]

NO AGE: LOSING FEELING

Seattle based  Sub Pop records , who scored cred in the late 80s for signing Nirvana and continues to push amazing artists into our ears,  is offering a free stream of So Cal punks No Age’s new EP Losing Feeling.  The label is hip to the fact you are  going to download this sh#t before […]

STREAM: JACK WHITE HOMAGE TO HANK WILLIAMS: YOU KNOW THAT I KNOW

The lost notebooks of Hank Williams were discovered after he died in 1953.   Jack White, Bob Dylan and a bunch of other artists have gotten together to complete the collection of previously unheard songs, adding a little lick of their own style with a lot of Hank’s raw energy to make  The Lost Notebooks […]

Northside Music Festival 2016

This week is Northside Music Festival. For seven days every June, over 100,000 creative and cultural trendsetters converge in Brooklyn to uncover the future of music, innovation and content; with over 400 bands, 150 speakers and 100 content creators. The Northside Festival encompasses a constellation of venues – small clubs, outdoor spaces, boutique hotels, local movie […]

Northside Music Festival

This week is Northside Music Festival. For seven days every June, over 100,000 creative and cultural trendsetters converge in Brooklyn to uncover the future of music, innovation and content; with over 400 bands, 150 speakers and 100 content creators. The Northside Festival encompasses a constellation of venues – small clubs, outdoor spaces, boutique hotels, local movie […]

CMJ Band Radar – Caged Animals

CMJ Arlene’s Grocery Tue, October 13, 3:20 PM – 3:50 PM Cake Shop Tue, October 13, 8:00 PM – 8:45 PM Caged Animals is the alias for Brooklyn-based songwriter Vincent Cacchione’s pop-leaning and spiritual songs. Brought to life by a band featuring his wife, Magali, sister, Talya, and friend Patrick Curry, the band has transformed […]

Pam Glew : Wild Love Edition Out Now

Wild Love was originally made for Scope Miami, last December. Since then the wizard printers at Harwood King and Pam have developed the image into this fine art giclee with silkscreen glosses. The detail of the print picks out every warp, weft and stitch in the vintage flag. Wild Love, names after the song by The […]

Foxygen / Unknown Mortal Orchestra

[photo : Bryan C. Parker ] It was quite easy to forget that it was a Monday night as Foxygen took the stage on March 4th at Wrongbar, opening for Unknown Mortal Orchestra at a sold-out show. The band recently released their sophomore album, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, to the kind […]

Ava Luna : “Nowhere” isn’t such a bad place to be

Ava Luna : “Nowhere” isn’t such a bad place to be by Matt Singer Ava Luna’s Carlos Hernandez talks a lot about growing up in “cultural isolation.” Even though he’s spent his whole life in New York City, to hear him describe his upbringing, you’d think he were raised on another planet. His family didn’t have cable. […]

Video – The New Pornographers : Dancehall Domine

The official music video for The New Pornographers’ new single, “Dancehall Domine”  is meant to feel like a whole bunch of B-roll clips or film fragments sort of strung together as if they’re taken from some Italian or French musical.

First Listen Live – The New Pornographers perform NPR Music

To celebrate the release of their new album, Brill Bruisers, The New Pornographers recently performed an NPR Music “First Listen Live” at the legendary Brill Building.

New Track – Julian Casablancas & The Voidz : Where No Eagles Fly

  Julian Casablancas+The Voidz are premiering the video for “Where No Eagles Fly,” from their forthcoming debut album, Tyranny. Directed by guitarist Jeramy Gritter, watch the video here and buy the track for $.59 here from Cult Records. Tyranny is out on Cult Records September 23 in the U.S./Canada, September 26 in Australia and October 13 internationally.

New Track – Black Honey : Teenager

Stream Black Honey’s new blissful pop noir track “Teenager”, then speak to the band via Text/Whatsapp directly via +447578533359. You can ask them anything…

New Track – Fantastic Fantastic : Never Enough

A Globally tinged Summer pop sound from a duo with the ability to glide seamlessly over decades and borders, song by song.

Nelio – New Mural and collaboration with Poet in Buenos Aires

   French artist Nelio is back in Buenos Aires, with a new mural project collaboration with the poet .  (Pics courtesy of  The Artist)  

Governors Ball Founders on The Exchange

Rob Cox, host of The Exchange, sits down with the founders of the Governors Ball music festival to discuss the economics of organizing three days of rock and roll on an island off the city of New York.

Aakash Nihalani x Know Hope in Brooklyn

  New York Street artist Aakash Nihalani is back! and collaborating on some amazing new work called “Uncornered” with the great Know Hope in Brooklyn, Pics via Unurth

GovBall Announces Single Day Lineup

CITI PRE-SALE Want first dibs on single day tickets? If you have a Citi card you can buy them in advance: tomorrow, Wednesday, April 2 at 10:00am EST. All you need to do is enter the first 6 digits of your Citi credit or debit card to unlock your special promo. Tickets can be found HERE. […]

10 Amazing Collage Artists

1. Mowgli Omari  –  At only 20 years old, this Art University student in South East London, has already showcased his complex works at an international solo show in Zurich. His works combine simple geometric shapes with retro images to create very complex, futuristic looking optical illusions. 2. Matt Wisniewski –  A web developer and collage artist based in Brooklyn, […]

2014 Governors Ball Line-up Revealed

The 2014 lineup for New York’s Governors Ball Music Festival is here. You can look forward to: OutKast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, the Strokes, Damon Albarn, Phoenix, TV on the Radio, Julian Casablancas, James Blake, Disclosure, Interpol, Foster the People, The Kills, Grimes, Spoon, Neko Case, Empire of the Sun, Tyler the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Childish […]

Listen – Nicoloas Jaar’s Hour-Long John Lennon Tribute Mix

With the passing of the 33rd anniversary of John Lennon’s assassination, Nicolas Jaar made an hour-long experimental tribute mix to John Lennon, titled “Our World.” Listen to the minimalist spaced out mix below:

Noise Music in China

Howling into Harmony: Noise Music in China by Joshua Frank  Li Yang Yang’s music commune occupies an active fish hatchery in the industrial outskirts of Beijing. A bastion of psychedelic noise and rock n’ roll, it is the focal point of a group of musicians across China devoted to fearless experimentation and feedback-laden performances. Xiao Leiyin, as the space is […]

New Track – Volcano Choir : Byegone

Volcano Choir’s “Byegone” is an anthem that rises and churns like the sea – an exemplification of what’s possible at the intersection of plush, thoughtful instrumentation and a signature vocal performance. The sound of their collaboration is in lockstep – writing together in real time, providing each other feedback face-to-face, and occupying live stages in front […]

Live – Foxygen and Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ Wrongbar, Toronto, ON

It was quite easy to forget that it was a Monday night as Foxygen took the stage on March 4th at Wrongbar, opening for Unknown Mortal Orchestra at a sold-out show. The band recently released their sophomore album, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, to the kind of acclaim and buzz […]

EP Free Download – Body Language : Grammar

In preparation of their upcoming second full-length album, Body Language are releasing their Grammar EP for free download on their website! The full-length album, also titled Grammar is set to drop in Summer of 2013 on Lavish Habits. This five-track EP shows how the Brooklyn quartet’s sound has grown since their highly-lauded Social Studies LP; […]

Portland’s Vintage Neon

Portland, Oregon’s  past glows on with vintage neon signs.

MP3 – Dick Diver : Water Damage

Melbourne’s Dick Diver released their first single – “Water Damage” off their upcoming album Calendar Days, out March 16. Listen to this mellow, jangly, dream-pop gem below:

Video – Dinosaur Jr. : Pierce The Morning Rain

Watch the new video from Dinosaur Jr! Directed by comedy writer and director Scott Jacobson of Bob’s Burgers, The Daily Show, Saturday Night Live and awesome music videos – Pierce The Morning Rain answers the question of what happens when you shake up the typical American, suburban lifestyle with dB drag racing. The video stars actor James Urbaniak (Homeland, The Venture Brothers) and […]

MP3 – Javelin : Nnormal

NY/LA genre-hopping duo Javelin have announced the release of their second full-length Hi Beams, out March 5 with Luaka Bop.  Stream the first single ‘Nnormal’ below or download for free in exchange of an email here. Javelin (cousins George Langford and Tom Van Buskirk) recorded and mixed Hi Beams at Machine With Magnets (Pawtucket, RI) using proper microphones, a vintage mixing desk, an array of amplifiers, real plate reverb […]

Discosalt + Noozik Album Release Party

In 2012, Nooka teamed up with  Synth Records to produce a music compilation of 14 original tracks from exciting up-and-coming artists.  To celebrate this creative collaboration,  Discosalt Magazine co-hosted a record release party in New York City at the Bowery Electric on December 20, 2012. [Photos courtesy of Halcyon Habit]

Radiohead Now: Echoes of The Past, Glimpses of The Future

Radiohead Now: Echoes of The Past, Glimpses of The Future by Casey Bowers  “Radiohead makes music that sounds like the future.” I paraphrase, but this is, essentially, what every other review of Kid A, the album that marked a stylistic shift from UK alt arena rock – inspired and informed by IDM, left-field pop, kraut […]

Album Stream – Band of Horses : Mirage Rock

Band of Horses has launched a new BOH website with the release of  Mirage Rock, the follow-up to 2010’s Infinite Arms. Both the album and the website features the photography of Christopher Wilson throughout. Check out www.bandofhorses.com for all the latest news, tour dates, videos and more and stream the new album in its entirety below, via the band’s website.

Live – Girl Talk, Snoop Dogg, TV on the Radio and The Black Keys : Catalpa NYC

Over the weekend, Discosalt attended the first ever Catalpa Festival on Randall’s Island. Two solid summer days/nights of diverse live music from an eclectic lineup including The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg , TV on the Radio and Girl Talk – all under a blue leopard print banner commanding the crowd to “DANCE BITCHES!”. Despite the […]

Girl Talk, Snoop Dogg, TV on the Radio + The Black Keys @ Catalpa, NY

Over the weekend, Discosalt attended the first ever Catalpa Festival on Randall’s Island. Two solid summer days/nights of diverse live music from an eclectic lineup including The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg , TV on the Radio and Girl Talk – all under a blue leopard print banner commanding the crowd to “DANCE BITCHES!”. Despite the […]

Dirty Projectors : Swing Lo Magellan

          Rating: 5/5 stars Label: Domino     No one could accuse Dirty Projectors leader David Longstreth of doing the same thing twice. Swing Lo Magellan is a poetic art-pop album, matching warm and personal music with outlandish intellectual ideas that is eclectic, without being esoteric. For a band constantly experimenting with their own sound, this […]

New Track – The Vaccines : No Hope

The Vaccines Come Of Age is the follow-up to the bands’ unabashed, critically-acclaimed debut What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?  Of the overall album, frontman Justin Young told NME earlier this year, “The record is a lot more intimate and close than the first record.” To capture this intimate sound the band worked with producer Ethan Johns (Ryan Adams, Kings […]

New MONO album promises tortured neo-classical music

MONO –  the stylized instrumental rock / shoegaze band from Japan – have unveiled a trailer for their sixth studio album, which is set for release this Fall via Temporary Residence Ltd.  Self-Titled has posted a teaser video of studio footage of the Japanese quartet crafting, what sounds like,  their most beautiful album yet and another step towards […]

Catalpa Festival NYC Announces 2012 Lineup Featuring The Black Keys and Snoop Dogg

This summer promises an avalanche of free music events and heavy billed festivals. Popping the top  – The inaugural Catalpa Festival –  set to take place July 28-29 on Randall’s Island.   Striving to be a pioneering NYC festival  comparable to California’s Coachella and Chicago’s Lollapalooza, unique in its programming, atmosphere and aesthetic – Catalpa has secured an eclectic lineup […]

10 Amazing Collage Artists

1. Mowgli Omari  –  At only 20 years old, this Art University student in South East London, has already showcased his complex works at an international solo show in Zurich. His works combine simple geometric shapes with retro images to create very complex, futuristic looking optical illusions. 2. Matt Wisniewski –  A web developer and collage artist based in Brooklyn, […]

Luminosity in the Dark Rift – Paintings by Doze Green

“Luminosity in the Dark Rift”, paintings by Doze Green. The show appears in Jonathan Levine Gallery.  

43 Magazine – Issue 2 is now available for pre-sale

43 magazine issue 002 is now available for pre-order! Over the last few months, the 43 wizards have been ironing out logistics to keep 43 sustainable, and pre orders are essential! Order now to guarantee yourself a copy of the only skateboard maagazine based in New York City. Limited quantities will be printed. Check 43magazine.com for recent news & updates.

TORONTO NOISE MAKERS ODONIS ODONIS DEBUT NEW SINGLE: BUSTED LIP

Taken from the debut album ‘Hollandaze’ – a grimy, gum-splattered ménage of surf-gaze, punk and lo-fi – ‘Busted Lip’ is the latest single from noisy Canadian’s Odonis Odonis.  Originally a solo project for prolific songwriter/ bandleader Dean Tzenos, Odonis Odonis has in the last year also become a formidable live concern. Based in Toronto, Odonis Odonis make […]

STREAM NEW MUSIC FROM METRONOMY: THE LOOK

Metronomy drops The English Riviera Unreleased Remixes on Big Beat/Because today featuring thirteen reworkings of tracks from the group’s critically acclaimed third album. They head stateside for a string of tour dates including a number with Coldplay later this month. You can listen to the band’s new Daytrotter Session clicking here.   Stream ‘The Look (Two Inch Punch’s […]

NEW METRONOMY COLLECTION + PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED REMIX

Mercury Prize nominated indie-electro-pop quartet, Metronomy, are set to release The English Riviera Unreleased Remixes, via Big Beat Records and Because Music, on March 6th.  As the title would suggest, the collection features thirteen reworkings of tracks from the group’s critically acclaimed third album, The English Riviera.  The English Riviera, which has sold over 150,000 copies worldwide, was proclaimed by NYLON Magazine the 2nd best album […]

NEW MUSIC FROM SOUTHERN NOISE-POP BAND: MOONLIGHT BRIDE

If you’re into bands like The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, My Bloody Valentine and Los Campesinos!, check out Chattanooga based noise-pop Moonlight Bride and their new EP Twin Lakes (out feb 28th).   Featuring the pop-gaze anthem “Lemonade,” Twin Lakes finds Moonlight Bride at their best, weaving brooding guitars with driving melodies and poignant vocals that drip with raw […]