Tuesday Mar 25
Future Islands Channel Synth-Pop Greats, William Shatner on 'Singles'
Polling my music-expert friends to try and help this '90s baby identify the correct analogy for Future Islands frontman Samuel T. Herring's expressive, as-yet-un-indie-fied delivery led to YouTube searches for Simple Minds, Klaus Nomi, Phil Collins, Billy McKenzie of the Associates and "Roland Gift doing Neil Diamond karaoke."
The Hives, Gogol Bordello added to summer festival
Tel Aviv is gearing up to party hard this summer as Swedish rock band The Hives and Gypsy-punk band Gogol Bordello join The Pixies and Soundgarden as part of the ROCKNROLLER festival.
Tick Tick Boom': The Hives to perform first concert in Korea
Popular Swedish rock band The Hives, credited for being a driving force in re-introducing garage rock to the 21st century music scene, will perform a live concert for the first time in Korea in April.