The Shins Tapped into The Magnetic Fields’ “Strange Powers” To Make a Summer Classic

Summer is where romantic flings are meant to thrive. When the weather’s warm enough to rid the need for coats and the outdoors open themselves up for endless exploration, it’s … Continue Reading →


Watch: Omar Rodríguez-López – “Running Away” Video (Feat. Buzz Osbourne, Eva Gardner, & Teri Gender Bender)

There’s been plenty of news from the Mars Volta/At The Drive-In co-leader Omar Rodríguez-López this year. Just a few weeks ago he announced he’ll be releasing a crazily ambitious 12 solo … Continue Reading →


Typedrummer makes creating a sick beat literally as easy as ABC

“But I don’t know how to make music. I can’t even play an instrument.” The musically hopeless and incompetent have been making lame excuses like this since time immemorial. Well, … Continue Reading →


Thom Yorke wants to lull you to sleep with this bedtime playlist

If Radiohead puts you to sleep, you’re in luck. Thom Yorke teamed up with BBC Radio 1 to put together a “bedtime mix.” The curated collection plays out in one long stream … Continue Reading →


Listen: Arcade Fire Frontman Win Butler Shares “K33p Ur Dr34ms”

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler, under his nom de laptop DJ Windows 98,  has shared “K33p Ur Dr34ms”, a cover of Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream”. News of Suicide singer Alan Vega’s death broke over the weekend. Listen to “K33p … Continue Reading →


Watch: Broken Social Scene Play New Song “Gonna Get Better”

Broken Social Scene are currently working on the follow-up to 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record. The Canadian collective performed a new song called “Gonna Get Better” at their show in Chicago on … Continue Reading →


Experience music festivals past and present with the Festival Playlister

Were you at the first Electric Picnic in 2004? Good for you. Were you again in Stradbally a year later when the festival was extended to a three-day festival? Even … Continue Reading →


M83

M83 reveals new album ‘JUNK’ for April 2016

M83 has announced a new album will land globally on 8 April 2016, entitled ‘Junk’, on Naive. Two years of touring followed M83′s incredible 2011 album ‘Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’, their … Continue Reading →


Review: The Thermals – “We Disappear”

We Disappear — the seventh album by Portland punk trio The Thermals — takes its name from a line in “The Great Dying,” the record’s most harrowing song. “You said we came / … Continue Reading →


LCD Soundsystem have been announced for this year’s edition of Electric Picnic

LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers, and Wolf Alice to play Electric Picnic 2016

LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers, and Wolf Alice have all been announced for this year’s edition of Electric Picnic. New Order, Super Furry Animals, and Lana Del Rey will also top … Continue Reading →