Tag Archives: Weezer

Project Pabst, Day 2: Passion Pit, Buzzcocks, Weezer

When Passion Pit broke through at the end of the ’00s, they were a band bristling with potential, but still discovering how to follow through as a live band. Although frontman Michael Angelakos’ health struggles gave the touring cycle behind their sophomore effort Gossamer a rough start, by the end of the touring cycle, PassionRead more…

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Friday Music News

Weezer take on the awkward world of online dating in their new video for Everything Will Be Alright in the End track “Go Away.” Frontman Rivers Cuomo goes to extreme lengths to create the perfect picture to use on “Winder.” Despite his best efforts, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino continues to swipe left. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

San Francisco rockers Thee Oh Sees have shared the opening track from their upcoming album Mutilator Defeated At Last (out May 18). “Withered Hand” goes for broke with a steady buildup and an explosive payoff. The band has also contributed a song called “The Ceiling” to the 50 Bands & a Cat for Indiana EqualityRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/8

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, December 8th: Late Show with David Letterman: Al Green Late Night with Seth Meyers: BobRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

With the success of the recent Slowdive reunion and news that guitarist Andy Bell had been freed from his Beady Eye obligations, it’s no wonder shoegaze band Ride have announced they’ll be reuniting. Starting in May 2015, the band have scheduled some shows in Europe, including the Primavera Sound Festival and a headlining spot forRead more…

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Monday Music News

No spoilers, but you’ll probably never guess what happens at the end of this new Spoon video. Check out the clip for the track “Do You” below, directed by Hiro Murai (who’s done similarly-weird videos for Earl Sweatshirt, St. Vincent, Cults). The new album, They Want My Soul, comes out August 5th via Loma Vista.Read more…

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Video Roundup: 1994

Twenty years ago, music had one of its most creatively abundant years of music. 1994 saw strong debut releases in every genre, from Oasis to Outkast. Grunge was at the height of its power with excellent local releases from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and Nirvana released their MTV Unplugged session. Sadly, it wasRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Bob Casale, founding member and guitarist of Devo, has died at age 61 from “conditions that lead to heart failure.” In 1972, Bob and his brother Gerald created one of the most famous bands of the New Wave era. Gerald said, “As an original member of Devo, Bob Casale was there in the trenches withRead more…

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R.I.P. Davy Jones of The Monkees

You’ve probably heard the sad news by now that 60’s teen heartthrob Davy Jones, leader of The Monkees, died today at age 66. Although the band was formed as what we’d consider today as a marketing ploy, a sort of Americanized Beatles, their appeal grew astronomically, and young girls and boys all around the countryRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh passed away this weekend in a Chicago hotel room. Welsh joined the band after Matt Sharp’s departure, recording on The Green Album and performing on the subsequent tour. He left the band in 2001 to pursue a successful career as a painter and visual artist. The news of his deathRead more…

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