Entries for February, 2009

Editor’s Note: Insound Turns 10! You Indie Gets You Discount At Insound!

Insound is having their 10th b-day in March.  And to celebrate they have invited us to offer our readers an exclusive deal.  If you click the link below and enter the coupon code in March (expires 04/01/2009), you will receive a generous 10 percent off your order.  So stock up on all the new music you’ve been reading about, [...]

Passion Pit Release Full-length on Frenchkiss

In May, Passion Pit will follow up their much-buzzed-about Chunk of Change EP with Manners, the first Passion Pit full-length. Columbia will release it in the UK on May 18, and Frenchkiss will drop it in North America eight days later on May 26.

Tickets For Pitchfork Music Fest Go On Sale March 13.

The fourth annual Pitchfork Music Festival will take place in Chicago July 17-19.  The three-day fest will once again take place at Chicago’s lovely Union Park. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 13.

Volcom Release First Video Installment of Riders

Head over to the Volcom site for their first video installment of a ongoing series of videos featuring team riders destroying their own skate park. This introductory piece of edited clips features Louie Lopez, Cody McEntire, Flipe Ortiz, Caswell Berry and Dennis Busenitz.

Nopse remix Meho Plaza

French electro / experimental thrashers Nopse  (www.myspace.com/Nopse) have remixed Meho Plaza!  This isn’t another tight jean big shirt electro banger remix (nothing wrong with those)…Nopse reinvents Meho Plaza’s songs with amazing results.  Here are the deets on the free mp3: “We’ll Drink The Blood (Nopse Remix)” http://www.betterlookingrecords.com/sound_files/MehoPlaza-DrinkBloodNopse.mp3

mewithoutYou Release New Album, Open For Brand New

mewithoutYou have announced a few sporadic tour dates over the next few months. A few include support slots for Brand New. The band’s new album, it’s all crazy! it’s all false! it’s all a dream! it’s alright is set for a May 19th release on Tooth & Nail, following up 2006′s Brother, Sister. 3/6 – [...]

Jesus Lizard Issues Box Set

First, word came that Jesus Lizard are reuniting and now they will be issuing a Lizard box set. Dubbed Inch, the set is due to come as a Record Story Day exclusive on April 18.  Here is what is on the collection of 7”. Here’s what’s included on Inch: “Chrome” b/w “7 vs 8” “Mouthbreather” [...]

Romero Skates Up Handrails?

Leo Romero is starting to skate up handrails rather than down them. Street skating hasn’t seen this much innovation in years, and Leo landed the cover of Skateboarder Magazine’s June ‘09 issue blasting a 50-50 up an eight-stair rail.  Check it at Skateboarder Magazine.

Sebastien Tellier To Tour, Some Dates With Chairlift

Sebastien Tellier tour dates: 4/1 New York, NY – LPR 4/3 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club 4/5 Boston, MA — Paradise 4/7 Montreal QC – Cabaret Music Hall 4/8 Toronto, ON – The Mod Club 4/9 Chicago IL – Empty Bottle 4/10 Grinnell, IA – Grinnell College Gardner Lounge 4/13 Seattle, WA – Chop Suey [...]

Beth Ditto Immortalized On Shirt

LOVE Magazine shocked everybody with their first cover, featuring Gossip singer Beth Ditto, and now they put the cover art onto a classic Gap t-shirt. You can purchase it now from colette.