New Music Discovery

Watch DTHB's Royal Blood Thunder on Seth Meyers

The band I'm most excited to see at the #DTHB is hard to choose, but I'll tell you, the British duo Royal Blood have piqued my interests. The playing through different pedals and amps to make a bass sound like a guitar sounds awesome, and every time they pop up on TV or YouTube, I get pumped! Check...
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Watch Letterman Lose His Damn Mind When Foo's + Heart Play 'Kick It Out'

Can the Foo Fighters + Ann and Nancy Wilson Kick Any More Ass? Probably not. It's hard to imagine the rest of the Letterman takeover being any cooler than this awesome Seattle-centric late night performance! Get ready to "Kick It Out"! Stick around for the end when Letterman loses his damn mind!...
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Video: Foo Fighters Cover Sabbath, Awesome

The Foo Fighters' week long residence on The Late Show with David Letterman started off in some serious metal fashion - not metal like Mastodon, rather, metal from it's roots - Black Sabbath! All week, the Foos will cover different songs featuring musicians they worked with for their new album '...
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So, You're In Seattle: Vance Joy + Riptide Acoustic

It's not often that bands and the legal system are mentioned in the same sentence with a positive conclusion. While Australian singer Vance Joy worked towards a degree in law, he wrote a song on the side that landed him a huge record contract. Now Vance is holed up at Bear Creek Studios in...
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Trailer: Death From Above 1979 Documentary

It's one thing to make music that fans love, it's another when you're making music that your peers get behind. When other creative types, with their own long road of musical toil take a minute to give you a nod, that's gotta be pretty damn cool. The dudes in Death From Above 1979 made an album that...
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New Music Alert: Three New Songs from Rancid

What an awesome morning for new music. A message from Rancid popped up in my news feed: "Hello! It's been 6 years since our last record...thank you guys for being patient. These are the first 3 songs off our new joint '...Honor Is All We Know.' There will be more to come!" That is indeed the case...
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Video: TV on the Radio "Happy Idiot" Features Paul Reubens, Karen Gillan

I'd love to be in the band meeting when TV on the Radio frontman, Tunde Adebimpe, brings up the idea of making a race car themed music video starring a hallucinating Paul Rubens (Pee Wee Herman) and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Karen Gillan. Somehow, the brilliantly bizarre idea met open arms...
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STREAM: Weezer's "Everything Will Be Alright In The End"

What great news to wake up to this morning! Weezer's new album 'Everything Will Be Alright In The End' found it's way onto an early iTunes stream . Though the band works with Ric Ocasek (Blue Album) to find the things that made Weezer hum back in the 90's, don't be fooled into thinking it's just...
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New Music Discovery: Lorde "Yellow Flicker Beat"

We're still gonna have to wait a minute to hear a full new album from breakout teenager Lorde. Imagine the pressure to deliver on her next album after going multiplatinum with Pure Heroine ! To tide you over, check out her contribution specifically for the newest The Hunger Games movie. They've...
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Watch: Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Play Fallon, It's Weird.

I just don't know what to do with the new album from Julian Casablancas + The Voidz. Tyranny is so strange, from a different universe almost. The album is as if they have an audience that none of us can even comprehend. It's so strange that it's quite appealing. So, with a unsure understanding in...
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