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  • Oscar Isaac Rides With Trentemoll

    Oscar Isaac Rides With Trentemoll | VIDEO

    Though Danish producer Anders Trentemøller has worked with guest vocalists before, his 2013 album Lost is the first to feature indie-rock household names, such as the Raveonettes' Sune Rose Wagner and Minnesota slowcore band Low, on over half...

    January 9, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Augustines Soar on Life-Affirming 'Now You Are Free'

    Augustines Soar on Life-Affirming 'Now You Are Free' | ARTICLE

    Three years after We Are Augustines released their anthemic debut, Rise Ye Sunken Ships, the new arrivals to Seattle (by way of Brooklyn) are back as simply Augustines with their second album, Augustines. The first tracks from the...

    December 10, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Watch the Doors' First Interview in Years

    Watch the Doors' First Interview in Years | VIDEO

    Several days before what would have been Jim Morrison's 70th birthday on December 8th, the Doors have released the first official update to their iPad app, which the band launched earlier this year. The updated...

    December 5, 2013 7:30 AM ET
  • The Preatures: 'Is This How You Feel?'

    The Preatures: 'Is This How You Feel?' | VIDEO

    For an episode of 1 Mic 1 Take, a video series of artists performing spare vocal takes of their songs inside Hollywood's Capitol Records Tower, the Preatures went acoustic. The Australian outfit usually specializes in tight, lively rock...

    December 3, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Yellow Dogs Benefit Concert Features Nada Surf, Kyp Malone and More

    Yellow Dogs Benefit Concert Features Nada Surf, Kyp Malone and More | ARTICLE

    "Usually I have too much to say, and now I don't have enough," said Nada Surf's Matthew Caws last night at the Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg. There, a host of local musicians held a benefit for the...

    November 19, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • Kele Okereke Finds the Gospel on 'God Has a Way' – Song Premiere

    Kele Okereke Finds the Gospel on 'God Has a Way' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    "I've always loved the inclusive and spiritual nature of house music," says singer, DJ and producer Kele Okereke. The frontman for London dance-punk four-piece Bloc Party often indulged this passion in his main outfit's club-ready rhythm...

    November 15, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Drowners 'Luv, Hold Me Down'

    Drowners 'Luv, Hold Me Down' | VIDEO

    In the video for Drowners' "Luv, Hold Me Down," the New York City rockers tear up the towns they pass through on tour by skateboarding indoors, lighting shirts on fire, jumping into pools...

    November 8, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Trey Anastasio Premieres 'Joy of the Lord'

    Trey Anastasio Premieres 'Joy of the Lord' | VIDEO

    Based on a 1997 documentary of the same name, the Broadway musical Hands on a Hardbody centers on a grueling contest held every year by a car dealership in Longview, Texas: to win a brand-new pickup truck, entrants must...

    November 4, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • M.I.A. Kicks Off 'Matangi' Tour with Thunderous NYC Show

    M.I.A. Kicks Off 'Matangi' Tour with Thunderous NYC Show | ARTICLE

    "Guns go off when I enter the building," sings M.I.A. on "Y.A.L.A.," a cut off her forthcoming record Matangi, and she certainly knows how to make an entrance. Last night at Manhattan’s Terminal 5, following an...

    November 2, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Josh Tillman Makes Magic on 'Car Chase Theme' – Song Premiere

    Josh Tillman Makes Magic on 'Car Chase Theme' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Though Josh Tillman is focused on his Father John Misty project right now, the former Fleet Foxes drummer took a break to write the brooding score for The History of Caves, the directorial debut of his wife...

    October 31, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Korn Rip Through 'Never Never'

    Korn Rip Through 'Never Never' | VIDEO

    Korn are kicking off the seventh season of the Guitar Center Sessions with a blistering live rendition of "Never Never," a cut off their recently-released 11th studio album, The Paradigm Shift. Backlit with stage lights and walls of guitars,...

    October 29, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Josh Tillman Talks Film Score, New Father John Misty Album

    Josh Tillman Talks Film Score, New Father John Misty Album | ARTICLE

    While spending the past year and change supporting his debut as Father John Misty, Fear Fun, Josh Tillman took a break to compose the score for The History of Caves, a short film directed by his wife,...

    October 29, 2013 9:15 AM ET
  • Premiere: Jerry Garcia's Birthday Bash

    Premiere: Jerry Garcia's Birthday Bash | VIDEO

    Last August, Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir held a five-hour concert called "Move Me Brightly" at his TRI Studios in San Rafael, California, in honor of what would have been Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday. A...

    October 28, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Chromeo Aim for 'the Total Package' on 'White Women'

    Chromeo Aim for 'the Total Package' on 'White Women' | ARTICLE

    When funk lords Chromeo write new songs, they put themselves through the "American Apparel test." "You know, cute retail hipster girl, fun music," explains singer Dave Macklovitch, who goes by Dave 1. "It'll play between a Toro...

    October 18, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Sleigh Bells Bring the Noise to 'Bitter Rivals' Release Show

    Sleigh Bells Bring the Noise to 'Bitter Rivals' Release Show | ARTICLE

    Sleigh Bells' record release show at (le) poisson rouge last night was fast and furious, with the noise pop duo tearing through many of the songs they played at the same venue four years ago to the...

    October 6, 2013 12:15 PM ET
  • Stevie Wonder Brings Positive Vibes to Central Park

    Stevie Wonder Brings Positive Vibes to Central Park | ARTICLE

    Stevie Wonder was feeling michievious during his headlining set at Saturday's Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park. After future-soul singer Janelle Monáe belted one of the verses from "Higher Ground," he made a panicked...

    September 29, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • Station to Station Kicks Off Cross-Country Tour with Dazzling Stunts

    Station to Station Kicks Off Cross-Country Tour with Dazzling Stunts | ARTICLE

    As the sound of a drum line swelled in the background at the end of Station to Station, a traveling music and visual arts festival sponsored by Levi's, someone in the crowd shouted, "We must make way...

    September 7, 2013 8:27 AM ET
  • Bret Easton Ellis Guests in Placebo Video

    Bret Easton Ellis Guests in Placebo Video | VIDEO

    The new video for Placebo's "Too Many Friends," the single off the British rockers' forthcoming album, Loud Like Love, is a visually stunning interactive mystery. NME premiered the clip, which couches the song in a six-minute...

    August 9, 2013 5:30 PM ET
  • Watch: 'Homeland' Season Three Trailer

    Watch: 'Homeland' Season Three Trailer | VIDEO

    The official trailer for the third season of Homeland expands upon the nearly audio-only first teaser trailer – barely. It opens in a secluded clearing in the woods, where CIA operative Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes)...

    August 9, 2013 2:23 PM ET
  • 'Elysium' Is 'Sci-Fi Without the Stupid'

    'Elysium' Is 'Sci-Fi Without the Stupid' | VIDEO

    It's August and the hot-months movie season is winding down, but before you complain about seeing yet another big summer epic, Peter Travers recommends you see just one more: District 9 mastermind Neill Blomkamp's futuristic saga

    August 8, 2013 11:50 AM ET
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