Iconic ’80’s chanteuse Alison Moyet did a bit of touring in Europe and the US earlier this year, performing a compelling mix of songs from her solo albums as well as her illustrious time as one-half of Yaz (or Yazoo, as they were known outside of North America), and is issuing a live album to […]

Beloved indie legends Deerhoof just released a smashtastic video for the new track “Mirror Monster”, which appears on their new album, La Isla Bonita, out this Tuesday on Polyvinyl Records. Dig it:

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Here’s “End Of The Line” from Sleigh Bells’ performance on last night’s Saturday Night Live:

London’s The Sun is reporting that The Stone Roses will announce their reunion , with full original lineup, at a press conference on Tuesday. From The Sun: “A source said: “It has been a tense few months putting the reunion together. A lot of issues had to be resolved and some seriously hard graft has […]

We think this is pretty great: Against Me! covers The Clash

Oxfam’s new campaign to build a better food system starts today and they are launching with a new video featuring music from Architecture In Helsinki: By “better food system”, Oxfam is referring to one that produces enough for a growing population and empowers poor people to earn a living, feed their families, and thrive. For […]

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Yesterday I spent a couple of hours listening to an exclusive mix for BBC Radio by Jamie xx, the DJ behind the distinctive sound of the xx who’s also recently forged a  remixing style all his own. Streaming for the next few days at BBC’s Radio 6, it’s a fascinating look into the eclectic playlist […]

PBS has just posted the entire Austin City Limits episode featuring Sonic Youth and The Black Keys.  It’s great. Watch it there or watch it here: Watch the full episode. See more Austin City Limits.


So it was really tough to pick ten albums from a year so full of fascinating new music–and even tougher to rank them in some kind of order. Some albums I listened to a lot ended up being left off the list (ceo, Kid Cudi, Coco Rosie, Arcade Fire), while other artists only released EPs […]

I’ve been patiently waiting for new music from Adele for some time now, and I’m thrilled that the new album, 21, will finally be out in February. In the meantime, the video for the new single “Rolling In The Deep” has just dropped. Here it is: -Bob F.