Roy Wood Jr on tour, taping new Comedy Central special “Imperfect Messenger”
Roy Wood will be testing out new material on the road this year before taping new comedy special “Imperfect Messenger“ in Denver this fall.
Tour News: The Fight, San Fermin, Kublai Khan, Country Westerns, more
Plus: Foreigner, The Found Footage Festival, Courtney Barnett, David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway, Hellfest, Jeff Rosenstock, The Menzingers, Pronoun, Madlib, and more.
‘The Sparks Brothers’ getting 4-LP, 42-track soundtrack release
Edgar Wright‘s 'The Sparks Brothers' documentary is in theaters today and they've just announced an official soundtrack -- a 42-track, four-LP vinyl set that works as a super-sized Best of Sparks, too.
Freelove Fenner share “Find the Man” video, discuss the inspirations behind their new albu…
“Find the Man“ is off Montreal group Freelove Fenner‘s new album 'The Punishment Zone.'
John Paragon (Jambi on ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’), RIP
Paragon also wrote many episodes of ‘Pee-wee's Playhouse‘ and voiced Pterri the Pterodactyl. He was 66.
Watch Kings of Convenience & Feist’s “Love is a Lonely Thing” video
“Love is a Lonely Thing“ is one of two Feist collaborations on Kings of Convenience‘s new album, ‘Peace or Love.‘ Erlend Øye says it's “really just the three of us going in there, and really just playing music without too much thinking.“
Marvin Gaye biopic ‘What’s Going On’ in the works; Dr Dre producing
The biopic will be directed by the Hughes Brothers' Allen Hughes and Jimmy Iovine is another of the film‘s producers.
Faust releasing ‘1971-1974′ box set including lost album ‘Punkt’
The 7-LP box set includes nearly everything from the original era of the krautrock icons, including "lost" 1974 album ‘Punkt‘ that was recorded at Giorgio Moroder's Musicland Studios.
Indie Basement (6/18): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums by Kings of Convenience, Marina Allen, and The Catenary Wires, plus new documentary ‘The Sparks Brothers,‘ and more.
Swedish duo Sally Shapiro are back, share first single in 5 years, “Fading Away”
The Swedish duo who gave us 2006 blog hit ”I'll Be By Your Side” have been ”working in deep seclusion over the last half decade” and will have a new record out this fall via Italians Do It Better.