Tag Archives: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Monday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have scaled the Empire State Building with a song as big as the iconic building itself – “Despair” starts as an anthem sung by a girl in a bar before ascending the building to become an anthem sung from great heights. “My song is your song” Karen O croons throughout, as theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Robyn has dropped the video for her new collaboration with Snoop Dogg (Lion?), “U Should Know Better.” It features the duo’s doppelgangers having a wide range of fun, from playing will dolls to tending to plants in a random greenhouse. On her twitter, Robyn described the video as, “In a parallel universe Snoop and RobynRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ have released the video for the title track off of their new album, Mosquito. It literally shows a disturbingly large mosquito feeding on a little boy before it gets squished. It’s pretty cringe worthy. [Pitchfork]

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Album Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Mosquito

New York indie rock gods Yeah Yeah Yeahs make their long awaited return this year with a bludgeoning of contradictions. The trio – made up of singer Karen O, guitarist Nick Zinner, and drummer Brian Chase – has made the books in recent history with indie rock anthems like “Zero”, “Phenomena”, and “Y Control”, butRead more…

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Out This Week 4/16

I hate to break it to you, but you’re gonna be heading toward Record Store Day this Saturday at a deficit. Why? Because there are too many excellent new releases coming out today that you’ll want to pick up right now. First and foremost: the latest from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, whose fourth album our MusicRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The COMPLETE lineup for the Pitchfork Music Festival was announced today! On July 19-21 Chicago’s Union Park will be saturated with killer live music. Joining the already impressive lineup include- Glass Candy, Yo La Tengo, Phosphorescent, Metz,Julia Holter, M.I.A. and MANY more. A full, detail lineup (with times) will be available in the next fewRead more…

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Stream NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase tomorrow with Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Alt-J

There are a lot of great showcases happening around the SXSW this year, but one the most anticipated events kicking off the music portion of the conference on Wednesday, March 13, is NPR Music’s Showcase at Stubb’s with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cafe Tacvba, Alt-J, Youth Lagoon, Waxahatchee, and Le1f.Read more…

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Monday Music News

If you’ve been missing Karen O and all her crazy costumed amazing-ness – Yeah Yeah Yeahs have finally released a single from their upcoming album Mosquito on Zane Lowe on BBC 1. “Sacrilege” features a full gospel choir near the end and is sure to satisfy all those lovers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs previous danceableRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

You may remember way back in December when we all were treated to the news that Bonnie “Prince” Billy was releasing his own fragrance (a mix of tobacco and Egyptian Jasmine, combined with the ancient wood of the Assam oud) — and Sanae Intoxicants, the company releasing it, encouraged fans and customers to “relish inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last week the straight outta the mosh pit quartet The Men released the first song from their upcoming album New Moon – “Electric” carries on their direct and loud, but sincere and present, approach to punk. If anything can remind us what it’s like to sweat gallons at a show and wash it all downRead more…

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