Linkin Park Share New Live Video of "Sharp Edges"

Linkin Park are set to release their new live album One More Light: Live tomorrow (December 15), and to give it one last push, they’ve rolled out a new performance video its “Sharp Edges.” Down below, you can watch the newly shared clip, which is an intimate one and puts the late Chester Bennington front […]

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David Byrne's New Album Is Apparently Called 'American Utopia' and It's Out in March

David Byrne has been teasing a new solo album for a while now, but with the Talking Heads legend announcing an ambitious tour yesterday (December 13), it seems as if that record is closer than ever. In fact, sleuths have now discovered that the new album is apparently called American Utopia and due out in […]

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River Tiber Returns with "Patience"

After making a name for himself with his debut LP Indigo last year, River Tiber has returned with a new track before 2017 comes to a close. Titled “Patience,” the song finds Tommy Paxton-Beesley stly singing his way through muted verses, underscored by backing vocals before things get blown wide open in the chorus section with layered […]

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Ranking the Year in Aughts Nostalgia, From LCD Soundsystem to the Shins

This year, Lizzy Goodman chronicled the 2000s indie rock revival in her excellent book Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011. For many older millennials, it memorialized our youth — and made us feel old. In 2017, some aughts mainstays made triumphant comebacks; others, not so much. […]

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Grand Analog Get Shad, Clairmont The Second, Adaline for 'Survival' EP

Toronto hip-hop crew Grand Analog have revealed they will be hitting us up with some new tunes next year. Come January 26, the group will release a new EP called Survival their own Grand Analog Music. The mini-effort comes loaded with a series guests, including Posdnuos De La Soul. In fact, the hip-hop hero appears […]

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Lemuria Drop Surprise Album 'Recreational Hate,' Their First in Four Years

Ultra-keen Lemuria fans have a holiday surprise on the way to their mailboxes: the band’s brand new LP, Recreational Hate.   Earlier this year, the band began selling pre-orders to three different “secret LP” ferings. The first turned out to be the band’s demo CD-R, pressed onto one side vinyl. The second was a seven-inch […]

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Russell Simmons Is Reportedly Being Investigated by the NYPD over Sexual Assault Claims

Following a disturbing wave sexual assault allegations against now-disgraced hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, the New York Police Department is reportedly now investigating the Def Jam co-founder for multiple sexual misconduct claims. As the L.A. Times reports, the NYPD’s special victims unit is looking into at least seven claims sexual misconduct against Simmons. So far, 11 […]

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The Balconies Are Calling It Quits

The Balconies have been a staple in Canadian indie rock for a decade now, but the duo Jacquie Neville and Liam Jaeger are getting ready to call it a day.   The band will play their final shows in their hometowns Toronto and Ottawa, on February 1 and 3, respectively. Tickets for the farewell performances […]

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​Watch Justin Bieber Do Some "Perfect" Interpretive Dance to Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber didn’t release an album this year and had to cancel the end his “Purpose World Tour,” but thanks to “Despacito” and “Friends,” he managed to stay atop everyone’s Instagram and Twitter radar in 2017. Now, it looks as if he’s gearing up for a big 2018 — potentially as an Ed Sheeran back-up […]

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Reverb Takes On Discogs with Online Vinyl Marketplace

Having made a name for itself selling musical instruments and audio gear all kinds since 2013, music marketplace site Reverb is set to drop the needle on a new vinyl-centric spinf site. Titled Reverb LP, the beta version the site already features plenty records listed for sale. As The Vinyl Factory reports, the site is said to […]

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