Tag Archives: She & Him

Sonic Roundup: A Sleighfull of Holiday Songs

This week, to get into the festive spirit, we are featuring a collection of new holiday-themed songs as our Song of the Day podcasts. You can download original songs from The Barr Brothers and Breathe Owl Breathe, covers from Jessica Lea Mayfied and Brite Futures, and a new song from Diamond Rugs, a “supergroup” ofRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Canada’s premier music festival Pop Montreal is celebrating its 10th year in the circuit, and included in this year’s gift bag is Arcade Fire, performing an entirely free, outdoor show Thursday, September 22nd at the place des Festivals of Quartier des Spectacles in downtown Montreal. The show is a gleeful “thank you” by Arcade FireRead more…

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Video Roundup 4/6

Longtime favorites Gang Gang Dance are about to drop their fifth release, Eye Contact, out 5/10 in the US. The stroke-inducing video for standout track “MindKilla” calls to mind the iTunes visualizer. Check it out below:

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more…

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Thursday News Comes Alive

On their website, Belle and Sebastian have announced the title of their new album — Belle and Sebastian Write About Love — and are asking fans to write the name of the album somewhere in chalk or in “something non-permanent” and upload either the photo or video evidence of it on the band’s Flickr pool.Read more…

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Out This Week 3/23

Swedish punk-poppers Love Is All spearheads this week’s eclectic new releases with their third album, Two Thousand and Ten Injuries. After finishing their spring 2009 tour and finding themselves record deal-less, the button-cute quintet decided to take the no pressure, fun-route of making music. Within months of optional band practice and trading songs through e-mail,Read more…

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Thursday News Threads

Canadian indie pop group Stars will release The Five Ghosts, their fifth full-length studio album, on June 22nd, adding to the already impressive list of upcoming releases. This is their first since 2007’s In Our Bedroom After the War, and will be the first release on the band’s own new label, Soft Revolution.

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Thursday News Threads

White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights [of which the trailer is above] is being hailed as one of the best rock documentaries in the history of the genre. It follows Jack and Meg White’s 2007 Canadian tour where the band played remote towns and provinces, while finding time at each tour stop to makeRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

It has been revealed that Jay Reatard died a couple weeks ago of “cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death.” Stay away from the cocaine/alcohol combo, kids.

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Thursday News Threads

The Flamings Lips are the kings of nontraditional marketing tactics and are no strangers to unique niche merchandise, but this new thing is pretty unexpected and awesome: a Silver Trembling Fetus Christmas tree ornament. The video below will provide you with all the details.

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