24 min ago
The Rise Of Indie Streaming
Streaming music is a music lover's dream. We now have access to the work of a wide range of artists, either for free or for a small monthly fee.
9 hrs ago
Film School Rejects
'If I Stay' Review: What Happens When a Self-Absorbed Twat Makes a Meaningless Decision?
Mia is an outcast in her own family. We know this because she tells us via narration, but also because while her parents and younger brother like rock music her preferred jams are of the classical variety.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Pordland Mercury
Hands Across the Water
Y OU PROBABLY MISSED the first chapter of the Fourth Wall. Luckily, you're just in time for the second.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The latest outpost of Jessica and Josh Bufford's restaurant empire, Dash, is dubbed a kitchen and carry, brought to you by the owners and creators of Toast and Estilo.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Pordland Mercury
Tonight in Music: Broken Bells, Portugal. The Man
BROKEN BELLS, CAYUCAS I wouldn't have guessed the world needed a second album from Broken Bells, the collaboration between the Shins' James Mercer and producer Danger Mouse, AKA Brian Burton.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Canadian band Metz at The Horn, St Albans
The band, from Toronto, are signed to Sub Pop Records who have had grunge bands Nirvana, Soundgarden, Fleet Foxes and The Shins on their books.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Luke Sital-Singh Announces New Ep 'Film Songs' Plus Streams New Track 'The Wrestler' [Listen]
Widely tipped to make a major breakthrough with his debut album 'The Fire Inside' which is out on August 18th on Parlophone, Luke Sital-Singh will build towards its release with the new EP 'Film Songs' which will be live exclusively on Spotify from July 21st.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Broken Bells to ring at the Moore | Concert Preview
Broken Bells, a collaborative effort from James Mercer and Grammy award-winning producer Danger Mouse , will be performing their sixties-influenced brand of electropop Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Moore Theatre in Seattle.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
They Want My Soul
Yonge-Dundas Square set at NXNE , which was as solid as we've come to expect from the stately Austin indie rockers but didn't offer much in the way of surprises or excitement.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Concert preview: Of Mice and James Mercer
As the Portland-based frontman of The Shins, he sings about rats on We Built A Raft and We Floated, a synthy fuzz-rock number from the band's indie-rock EP, Nature Bears a Vaccum .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Former Fightstar man finds a happy position on second solo record
After previous stints as a boyband pin-up in Busted and a tormented frontman of power-emo troupe Fightstar, Charlie Simpson has now reinvented himself as a country-folk troubadour.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Best Soundtrack Moments Of July 2014: Boyhood, Lucy, Halt And Catch Fire, & More
There were two major releases this month that had people talking about soundtracks: Zach Braff's Wish I Was Here , his follow-up to Garden State , and Boyhood .
The Winnipeg Free Press
When James Mercer, frontman of American indie rockers the Shins, and artist-producer Brian Burton, a.k.a. Danger Mouse, reunited to make After the Disco, their second record as Broken Bells, they had very different musical visions.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Jeremy Redmore emerges after Midnight
After some soul searching, former Midnight Youth lead singer has emerged with a solo album - one he hopes strikes a chord somewhere between The Shins and Paul Simon.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Premature Evaluation: Spoon They Want My Soul
There's a moment on Spoon's new song "Outlier" where Britt Daniel sneaks a sharp splinter of film criticism into one of the tough, terse, personal songs that Spoon is so known for: "I remember when you walked out of Garden State / You had taste, you had taste / You had no time to waste."
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Animated 'Garden State' Gifs Will Make You Come of Age All Over Again
From the film's universal messages about going home again, to its hilarious scenes about fast food knights, its tenth anniversary is definitely one worth celebrating.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Zach Braff: 'I'm not trying to be for the masses'
Zach Braff raised $3.1-million on Kickstarter to make his first movie in 10 years, Wish I Was Here.
Generationals Announce Fall 2014 North American Headlining Tour
New Orleans-based indie-rock duo Generationals are pleased to announce their upcoming fall North American headlining tour.