Tag Archives: Cass McCombs

In Stores Now 8/29

While KEXP celebrated their landmark 1989 debut last Friday, De La Soul released their eighth album (and first in 12 years). KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a lengthy, somewhat inconsistent set with a diverse sound ranging from funky hip hop and smooth R&B to hypnotic electro-pop and metallic rap-rock.” On his sophomore full-length,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Australian rock outfit Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds are gearing up to release not only their new album, Skeleton Tree, but also a feature film. One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik, features interviews with the band and footage of them performing songs from the new album. The movie premieres on SeptemberRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Happy 75th birthday, Bob Dylan! In honor of this momentous occasion, Animal Collective have decided to pay tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter. The experimental pop outfit shared their remix of Dylan’s 1963 song “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright.” On paper, this combination doesn’t make any sense, but trust me, it’s pretty darn amazing. [Stereogum]

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Out This Week 12/11

Warpaint bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg shares her debut solo album under the moniker jennylee. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release “brings a bit more of a rhythmic emphasis to her regular band’s brooding, goth-tinged dream-pop, while still sharing a dark sound with atmospheric guitars and keyboards along with hypnotic rhythms.” Former Vivian GirlsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

METZ go for broke on their latest track “Eraser.” It’s an intense piece of noise rock that will leave you anxious yet mesmerized. The single is being offered as a limited edition – only 1,000 copies – pressed on green vinyl, which will release on January 22. Pre-order here via Subpop. [CoS]

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Thursday Music News

Along with a delightfully handwritten note detailing her intentions in creating her upcoming album, Glasser (Cameron Mesirow) released a new track, “Shape,” as a prelude to the album which is due out in October. Cameron writes, “I have been thinking about space. Not only outer space and physical boundaries but also inner mental space…I thought about architecture,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

As part of the Less Artists More Condo’s series put out by Famous Class, Cass McCombs gives us his sparse and sad, “If You Loved Me Before.” LAMC is a series which benefits  Ariel Panero Memorial Fund at VH1 Save the Music, which helps put music back in schools. The track is one half of theRead more…

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Live Review: John Cale with Cass McCombs @ Showbox at the Market 12/6/12

The expectations are always a little different when you go see a musician who is potentially past his/her prime. John Cale has been playing for over thirty years, and as a seminal member of the Velvet Underground and a striking solo artist since the 70s, there is an incredible amount of material he can pullRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

December starts off with a full week of fantastic new shows to tell you about. Monday sets the bar high for one of our favorites bands – Simian Mobile Disco at Neumos. On Thursday, Neumo’s hosts another must see show with Charles Bradley and The Mehanan Street Band, and you can also check out JohnRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have announced their new album is titled Fade and will be released by Matador on January 15. It’s their first since 2009’s Popular Songs. Check out their website for the full track list or to pre-order the album. “Stupid Things” from September’s Stupid Things EP will be on the album, albeit in a different form. In the wake ofRead more…

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