THREE-DAY TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW, FRIDAY MAY 1st AT 10AM EST AT WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM April 30, 2015 – Boston, MA – Boston Calling is excited to announce the new dates for its September 2015 festival: September 25 – 27, 2015. The new weekend dates are moved back later in September, in order to better accommodate all...Read more
Monthly Archives: April 2015
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: EARL SWEATSHIRT: I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside
While everyone is analyzing Kendrick Lamar’s new album as if it’s some brilliant, new scientific discovery, I thought I’d say a few words about Earl Sweatshirt’s new album, I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside. I mean, hey, I love Kendrick’s album, but let’s give some other rappers attention, too. And Earl...Read more
#songoftheday / VIDEO: Muse – “Dead Inside”
I've been a fan of Muse from the very beginning and I usually like most things they do. Occasionally, though, they'll start to lose me. To that end, I was beginning to fear that I wouldn't like their forthcoming album Drones very much after hearing the...
LYRIC VIDEO: Mat Kearney – “One Heart”
It's Mat Kearney. So, naturally, it's as fun as a barrel of monkeys......
VIDEO: Janine and the Mixtape – “When I’m Broken”
Voila, another Monday, another new song and video from the luscious Janine and the Mixtape... Call her the new Jessie Ware because her blend of pop and R&B is the smoothest, most electrifying genre-bender anyone's heard since Ware's last album. Sweet, musical bliss!...
#songoftheday / VIDEO: MIKA – “Talk About You”
Wow, talk about a fun song! MIKA's "Talk About You" is an instant shot of euphoria straight to your heart, lighting up your brain with bursts of brilliant colors. You won't hear a more upbeat or uplifting song this week. "You're the only one I...
PR: BEN LEE ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES, TRACKLISTING
Be Ben Lee has confirmed a U.S. tour to in promotion of the release if his Warner Bros. Records debut, Love Is the Great Rebellion, which will be released on June 2nd in the U.S. The first single from the album, “Big Love,” was released on 7″ vinyl on Records Store Day. Click here to listen!...Read more
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: SCOTT WEILAND AND THE WILDABOUTS: BLASTER
A few months ago I caught Scott Weiland and his band, The Wildabouts, when they performed in the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun Casino. And he was at the top of his game. He sounded fantastic, seemed to be enjoying himself and was full of energy. All of these things are also true...Read more
VIDEO: BRANDON FLOWERS: “LONELY TOWN”
Another thick slice of pop perfection via Brandon Flowers. With a cherry on top....
#songoftheday / AUDIO: Strange Names – “Return”
"I'm not your springtime fantasy," goes "Return," a gem of a new song from Strange Names, a band consisting of recent New York transplants Fletcher Aleckson, Francis Ximenez and Liam Benzvi. The irony here is that "Return" actually feels like a red hot spring fling, coming at...
#songoftheday / VIDEO: Jessie J – “Flashlight” (from Pitch Perfect 2)
Everybody loves a cheesy bubblegum pop ballad once in a while, right? Well, if so, then you'll be tickled pink by Jessie J's joyous song "Flash Light," which is from the Pitch Perfect 2 soundtrack. Although you might find it a little too similar to Beyonce's...
RED HOT REMIX: Lana Del Rey – Brooklyn Baby (Monsieur Adi Remix)
Oh, this is a good one... As he always does, Monsieur Adi has created a remix that feels so natural you'd swear it was the original album version of the song and those tend to be my favorite remixes. I also appreciate the fact that it's not...
VIDEO: SIA: “FIRE MEET GASOLINE”
#songoftheday / REVIEW: SAUL WILLIAMS: “BURUNDI” FEAT. EMILY KOKAL OF WARPAINT
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: THE JULIANA HATFIELD THREE: WHATEVER, MY LOVE
“I let them dress me up in other people’s clothes / But you still don’t wanna know,” sings Juliana Hatfield during “Invisible,” the melodious opening track to The Juliana Hatfield Three’s sophomore release Whatever, My Love. The other two of the three are drummer Todd Philips, and bassist Dean Fisher. And if this...Read more