O-Face – “740 Turbo”

By James Rettig / May 21, 2015 - 1:10 pm

You’ll always have a special attachment to the car you drove during high school. Mine was a hand-me-down baby blue Saturn. It was a lot better than the shitheaps that most of my friends were driving, but it was still ugly as all hell and never seemed to work right. And I miss the stupid… More »

Joy Division Fan Buys Ian Curtis’ House, May Turn It Into Museum

By Caitlin White / May 21, 2015 - 12:45 pm

The former home of late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis was up for sale earlier this year, and fans began an Indiegogo campaign to purchase it and turn it into a museum. The campaign didn’t get very far — it raised £2,001, 1 percent of the anticipated £150,000 goal. Joy Division and New Order member… More »

Deadpool Flashes Run The Jewels’ Logo In Latest Marvel Comics Tribute

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 12:28 pm

Like so many of us, the people at Marvel are big fans of Run The Jewels. And earlier this year, Marvel’s artists worked the group’s fist-and-gun hand sign into the covers of two of its books, Howard The Duck #2 and Deadpool #45. Right now, those Marvel people are busy remaking their entire comic-book universe… More »

Nick Diamonds – “Bohemian Groove”

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 12:18 pm

The Unicorns/Islands frontman and Serial music composer Nick Thorburn always has a few things in the works. And right now, he’s getting ready to release City Of Quartz, a new solo album under his Nick Diamonds alias. We’ve posted “The Sting” and “Witch Window,” and now he’s shared a new one, “Bohemian Groove.” It’s the… More »

Daft Punk Release Limited-Edition Skateboard

By James Rettig / May 21, 2015 - 12:05 pm

For all the skate park bros that love jamming out to some vintage Daft Punk, the band has commissioned a limited-edition skateboard emblazoned with a big version of their logo surrounded with tinier versions of their logo covering the backside. Radical! It comes in two different colors — blue and orange — so you ca… More »

Death Cab For Cutie – “Black Sun (Dan Deacon Remix)”

By Caitlin White / May 21, 2015 - 11:41 am

If there was ever anyone that needed his wonderfully woeful voice and neat-box pop-rock fucked up by Dan Deacon’s mischievous touch, it’s Ben Gibbard. Death Cab For Cutie returned this year sans founding member Chris Walla with Kintsugi, their first album since 2011’s Codes And Keys, and Deacon has put the album’s first single “BlackMore »

48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

By Brad Shoup / May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

What’s a legacy to a legend? For some, it’s a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist getting to do the occasional side project. Constant existence, in other words. For others, it’s an ambient gift. You’ll always have a band to join; awestruck journalists will check o… More »

Rich Homie Quan On His Rape Song: “If You Listen, It’s Just Good Music”

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 11:16 am

A while back, a number of tracks that Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug made together leaked. One of those songs was called “I Made It,” and it’s got a moment where Rich Homie Quan brags about rape: “I don’t want your ho, just want that cookie from her / She tried to resist, so… More »

Speedy Ortiz – “Basketball (Demo)”

By Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 10:30 am

Carpark Records is about to celebrate its 16th anniversary with the release of a basketball-themed 12″ picture disc compilation called Sweet Sixteen. The record includes new songs from people like Memory Tapes, Dog Bite, and Montag, as well as locked grooves from the likes of Dan Deacon, Toro Y Moi, and Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie… More »

Tame Impala – “‘Cause I’m A Man” Video

By James Rettig / May 21, 2015 - 10:24 am

Tame Impala have shared a video for their Currents single “‘Cause I’m A Man.” It’s all done in slick 3D animation, and explores a world full of empty suit men that take on different heads depending on their situation — disco ball, wedding ring, and roses all float above their disembodied figures at one point. More »

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