Tag Archives: Smashing Pumpkins

Monday Music News

New Zealand’s fourth most popular comedy folk duo Flight of the Conchords hadn’t produced any new material (visual, musical, or otherwise) since their 2009 hiatus, but this weekend, Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie teamed up to release a video for Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids. In the video (which you can watch below),Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Welsh trio The Joy Formidable have released a new video preview/cinematic experience for their upcoming album Wolf’s Law due out early 2013. The video, which involves plenty of high-contrast black and white Tree of Life style shots of different things happening (including bears fighting, a person being born, a volcano, and some surgery) in anRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Ahead of its July 10th release, George Lewis Jr., better known as Twin Shadow, is streaming his sophomore album Confess at Urban Outfitters’ website. Reportedly inspired by an early morning motorcycle ride in Los Angeles, Lewis has also released a video for the album’s first single, “Five Seconds”, which you can watch below. Just TellRead more…

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Out This Week 6/19

A Fiona Apple album is a rare thing, both for its scarcity — this is her first album in seven years — and for the quality of art pop that her contemporaries just seem unable to match. Today sees the release of The Idler Wheel, short for a title longer than this sentence. Fans couldn’tRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit has uploaded another Gossamer track entitled “I’ll Be Alright”. If “Take A Walk” didn’t seem crazy or danceable enough for you, “I’ll Be Alright” will fulfill all of your Passion Pit desires. The song is a dizzying combination of all that we have come to know and love about Angelakos’s excellent and uniqueRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Vampire Weekend‘s new album, Contra, is due out January 12th. It appears the band were trying some kind of underhanded viral marketing scheme to leak the word out early. Now their “faked” website, IThinkUrAContra.com, just forwards to their official one. Meh. Do you know which band whips it good and is coming to Seattle forRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Lots of free new music in the news today! Sup Pop band Fruit Bats, who have finished their latest album (which they previewed on KEXP earlier this year), are offering the title track of the forthcoming album, The Ruminant Band: Fruit Bats – The Ruminant Band (MP3) NYC dance post-punkers The Rapture have announced theRead more…

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Thursday News Threads 6/25

Carson Daly was doing his new show from Seattle last week, and while he was visiting Sub Pop, our own DJ Sharlese tweeted that he should come here… so he did! Check out the video of Carson at KEXP meeting Sharlese, Kevin Cole, Rachel Ratner and others. “It’s kinda cool” he was here! (The KEXPRead more…

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Thursday News 6/11

Wanna feel old? The Smashing Pumpkins recently have been jamming with a 19 year old drummer named Mike Bryne, hanging out in the studio with the kid, and even working on demos with the Oregon youngster. An update on the Pumpkins website states” Billy has been working with young (19) Mike Byrne on demos. WordRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

In case you missed it, the shortlist for the 33 1/3 series was revealed over the weekend and reactions have been far from positive. As Prefix Mag points out, much of the list — including albums from AC/DC, The Beatles, Bowie, etc. — is comprised of bands that have had titles in the series beforeRead more…

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