Mat Devine Talks New Book ‘Weird War One,’ His Upcoming Solo Record + ‘Heavy’ Kill Hannah Music
After 10 years and six studio albums with a successful band, some musicians would take stock of an admirable career and perhaps take a breather. But not Mat Devine. The Kill Hannah frontman is launching the solo project Wrongchilde and getting ready to release his first-ever book, 'Weird War One.'
Happy Jawbone Family Band Discuss Brattleboro, Googling Pictures of Lions
Having released their debut album less than a month ago, the Happy Jawbone Family Band have already been frequently branded as the “oddball” bunch from Vermont (although they’re not particularly fond of that branding).
Guards Get Shadowy In ‘Coming True’ Video
You've probably already heard the Guards song 'Coming True,' which the NYC trio unveiled about a year ago. You probably also know of frontman Richie Follin, who happens to be the brother of Madeline Follin from Cults. But here's something new to feast your eyes (and ears) on: a 'Coming True' video -- watch it above.
Destroyer Destroy Some Chickens In ‘Bye Bye’ Video
Destroyer are gearing up to release 'Five Spanish Songs', an EP featuring, well, five Spanish songs. The tunes -- all written by Antonio Luque of the band Sr. Chinarro -- include 'El Rito', which you can stream on Soundcloud, and 'Bye Bye,' which has a brand-new video (above).
Five Easy Rock Star Halloween Costumes
Halloween may be only a few days away, but here are five last-minute rock star costumes you can likely put together with stuff you’ve already got cluttering your closet -- or that you can find without spending a lot of time or money.
CMJ 2013: Hockey, Empress Of + French Horn Rebellion End Fest on a High Note – Exclusive Photos
And so CMJ 2013 comes to a close. It's been a week packed with the most exciting new musical acts that NYC and the rest of the globe have to offer, and Wild Honey Pie’s Cameo Gallery showcase served as the perfect closing party on Saturday (Oct. 19).
CMJ 2013: Holy Esque, Gang Of Youths, Ghost Beach + More Keep the Party Going – Exclusive Photos
To New Yorkers, CMJ is the place to go to discover the hottest new bands. In Hamburg, music fans rely on the annual two-day bash known Reeperbahn Festival. So wouldn’t it make perfect sense to combine the two? For the first time ever, Reeperbahn Fest has come to CMJ to help spearhead the search for new musical talent by putting on their very own showcase at the Cake Shop on Friday night (Oct. 18).
CMJ 2013: Wilsen, Kodaline, Lovelife + More Prove Worthy Choices – Exclusive Photos
With hundreds of bands flocking to NYC to play the CMJ Music Marathon, it can be tough for gig-goers to pick which showcases to attend, but the Windish Agency and Neon Gold Records put on some impressive displays for punters on day three (Oct. 18).
CMJ 2013: 5 U.K. Acts You Need to See
For New Yorkers who enjoy discovering new music, the annual CMJ Music Marathon is the place to be. And luckily for us, it isn’t just homegrown acts that play the five-day music bash and showcase their best sounds. Each year brings a tide of great artists from across the Atlantic, and after scouring the 2013 lineup, we’ve rounded up this list of 5 U...
Mexican Summer A&R Boss + Signees No Joy Discuss Label’s Fifth Anniversary
Over the last few years, whether because of the sound quality or the packaging -- or just the bragging rights of owning that rare Beatles record -- there’s been a huge resurgence of vinyl. In 2008, the owners of Brooklyn’s Kemado Records announced the launch of Mexican Summer, an alternative imprint label whose name comes from a Marissa Nadler song. The label satiated the increased demand for nost