British/Icelandic trio Dream Wife gear up their snappy, DIY punk for shows in Los Angeles and New York in November

London-based and British/Icelandic born Dream Wife made a splash at SXSW, and now they’re returning to the United States this month for shows in Los Angeles and New York. On 11/13, they’ll play Echoplex, and on 11/16, they’ll visit Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. Continue Reading

You should probably go see Kasabian in September during their string of U.S. shows

Kasabian, the beloved U.K. band that has headlined Glastonbury and Leeds and has twice won the Q Award for “Best Act in the World Today,” are playing a series of North American dates in September. The band released their sixth studio album For Crying Out Loud in the UK on May 5th, landing them their 5th UK #1 album, and they’ll be supporting the new music at relatively small venues in eight cities. Continue Reading

Preview: The Head and the Heart and The Lone Bellow to bring their warm, rootsy music to Central Park Summerstage

Two of the best Americana and indie folk acts around are coming together for a show in New York City next month. On September 21, The Head and the Heart will be joined by The Lone Bellow for what’s sure to be a night of warm, big-hearted, rootsy music. Continue Reading

Roger Waters re-targets Pink Floyd’s classic protest rock at Donald Trump at tour rehearsal in New Jersey

 40 years later, and the lyrics to songs like “Another Brick In The Wall,” “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” and “Money” are as alive as ever. The stunning Trump takedown was part of Roger Water’s rehearsal last night for his upcoming Us + Them tour, which featured songs both old and new.

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Biffy Clyro kick off their U.S. tour with a charismatic, upbeat and typically riff-heavy Brooklyn show

Biffy Clyro kicked off their extended U.S tour in support of their new album ELLIPSIS with a marathon show at Warsaw in Brooklyn. The additional U.S. dates began tonight and culminate at Rock On The Range Festival in Columbus, OH on May 21st. Continue Reading

Slam Dunk Festival acts as the Warped Tour of the U.K with Enter Shikari, Beartooth, Bowling For Soup and more

When May starts in the U.K., music fans all wait for one thing: the end of the month so Slam Dunk Festival (SDF) starts again. This year, the festival is back, and less than a month before the event, most tickets are already sold out. The line up is so appealing, it’s easy to understand. Continue Reading

North Coast Music Festival’s 2017 lineup features Deadmau5, STS9 and Skepta, and is probably their best ever

 North Coast Music Festival has released the lineup for its 2017 event, happening Sept. 1-3 in Union Park.

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Rise Against get personal, intimate and political at live-streamed House of Vans show

Rise Against played to a small, packed Brooklyn crowd on Monday, debuting songs from upcoming album Wolves and pleasing fans with classic tracks like “Savior” and “Hero of War” and “Re-Education (Through Labor).” Continue Reading

At Webster Hall, Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson show they are artists in transition, just drastically different ones

Starley, Zara Larsson and Clean Bandit represent the three different appraoches to pop-music. The first, who opened a stellar night of music at Webster Hall in New York City, has a hit in “Call On Me” and is rolling with it. She’s 29, and graceful with the aura of a seasoned veteran. Zara Larsson had her first break on Swedish talent show Talang and now, at just 19, has more platinum singles and 100,000,000 hit videos than most pop-stars ever will. And then there’s Clean Bandit, who’s classical-pop crossover sound has tilted more towards the latter in the past few years. Continue Reading

“I Know A Place,” the new single from Muna, is the only song you need to listen to today

“This song was written for queer folks, for people of color, for immigrants, for those who have been made to feel unsafe in their own skin,” said Muna in a Twitter post this morning that accompanied the release of their new single, “I Know A Place.” Continue Reading

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