By Michelle Geslani

Prophets of Rage preview debut album with new song “Radical Eyes”: Stream

Photo by Travis Shinn September 15th marks the release of the debut album from alt-rock supergroup Prophets of Rage. The self-titled LP follows their 2016 EP, The Party’s Over, and fans can get an early taste with a new track called “Radical Eyes”. In the same vein as previous offerings “Unfuck the World” and “Living on the 110”, this […]

By cosstaff

Top 50 Cover Songs from Movies

Say Anything has “In Your Eyes”, Goodfellas has “Layla”, Apocalypse Now has “The End”, and Fight Club has “Where Is My Mind”. These are established truths. But a cover song in a movie is different. It can actually elevate the drama — ascribing meaning and sentiment to the music being played. All of a sudden this song that we’re pretty sure we’ve […]

By Eddie Fu

Arcade Fire release new album Everything Now: Stream/download

Photo by Philip Cosores Today, Arcade Fire release their first album in four years, Everything Now. Apple Music and Spotify users can stream it below. The 13-track collection follows 2013’s Reflektor and marks the band’s fifth full-length effort to date. It was produced by Arcade Fire, Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter, and Steve Mackey, with co-production by Markus Dravs, recorded […]

By Michelle Geslani

Company of Thieves return with first single in six years, “Treasure”: Stream

This past spring, indie rockers Company of Thieves announced they’d be reconvening for a reunion tour set for September. The three-piece, made up of Genevieve Schatz, Marc Walloch and Chris Faller, went on hiatus three years ago with two albums under its belt, 2009’s Ordinary Riches and the excellent Running From a Gamble from 2011. However, that’s not […]

By Ben Kaye

Sløtface accidentally have the best night ever on new song “Pitted”: Stream

Photo by Martin Høye Sløtface’s first two singles — “Nancy Drew” and “Magazine” — from their forthcoming Try Not to Freak Out both took aim at the patriarchy with barbed, witty lyricism. The Norwegian pop punk quartet’s latest track, “Pitted”, confronts a completely different enemy: lethargy. The song feels like a frantic party track bolstered by sputtering horns (from Norewgian jazz […]

By Philip Cosores

Album Review: Arcade Fire – Everything Now

Arcade Fire’s 2013 rollout for Reflektor was, in many ways, as memorable as that record’s music. There was the guerrilla graffiti art campaign that cryptically ushered in awareness of the project before seeing blowback for property damage. There were the secret shows where fans were instructed to dress up in their shiniest. There was the […]

By Randall Colburn

20 Must-See Artists at EMERGE Music and Impact Conference 2017

Photo by​ Philip Cosores From November 16th to 18th, the EMERGE Music and Impact Conference in Las Vegas is set to turn festival culture on its head. More than just an amalgamation of headliners and buzz bands, the conference is taking the idea of “emergence” to heart. That theme extends to every corner of the […]

By Ben Kaye

Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects cover each other to celebrate co-headlining tour: Stream

Photos by David Bean and Eliot Lee Hazel Emo stalwarts Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects are currently on the road together making the teenaged hearts of older millennials burst on a North American tour. To celebrate the joint jaunt, the two projects have each covered a trademark song by their tourmate’s, which are both […]

By Ben Kaye

Arcade Fire share video for new song “Electric Blue”: Watch

Arcade Fire have shared another track from Everything Now in advance of the album’s July 28th release date. “Electric Blue” puts a Phoenix spin on ABBA with Régine Chassagne taking the lead for a sparkling dance number. The song comes via a video that finds Chassagne dancing in the streets of New Orleans — well after the Mardi […]

By Michael Roffman

Chicago rockers Melkbelly announce debut album, Nothing Valley, share “Kid Kreative”: Stream

There’s something in the water around Chicago. Something good. It’s why we get bands like The Orwells. Or Twin Peaks. Or The Kickback, whose sophomore album is among this year’s best. Keeping that trend alive is fuzzy punk quartet Melkbelly, an act that has lived and breathed the city’s DIY art and music scene for […]