BY Elizabeth Kiefer
on May 05, 2015
It’s hard to believe, but summer is right around the corner—and that means it’s almost time to strut down the street in your cutoff shorts, ice cream cone in hand, with some fresh tunes blasting from your headphones. If you're in need of some new music inspiration, look no further than rad Brooklynite Lane Moore’s band: It Was Romance. Brilliantly brooding vocals and killer dance beats combine on the record (which is officially out today!). Read More
Ever since Taylor Swift entered the music industry, there has been a running joke in the media about her being a serial dater, emotional and, of course, if a boy breaks up with her, she will write a song about it, dammit.
In her new video for “Blank Space,” directed by Joseph Kahn, Swift appropriates the persona created by the media and personifies her lyrics, “Darling, I’m a nightmare/dressed like a daydream.”
Swift has shed her bouncy curls and Love Story-era dreams and owns this cray personality and takes matters into her own hands. Read More
Over the summer, Cherry Glazerr played a show at Baby’s All Right and I fell in love with them. The band looked young but I didn’t think anything of it until I spoke to lead, Clementine Creevy after the show, and learned they were still in high school! I was in awe and it made me love the band even more. Creevy is only seventeen, drummer Hannah Uribe, seventeen, and bassist Sean Redman is twenty-three. Creevy admitted, “We aren’t going to tour much this fall because we have school. Read More
BY Rebecca Peterson
on Oct 27, 2014
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward — also known as folk pop duo She & Him — are teasing our fragile little twee hearts with today's release of their newest single, “Stay Awhile.” The 1964 Dusty Springfield cover is off of their upcoming album Classics, and is just as nostalgic and romantic as the rest of their collection.
The album, composed entirely of covered songs from 1930 to 1974, will be released Dec. 2.
Enjoy below, but take caution of your company when listening to this song. Read More
BY Samantha Albala
on Oct 20, 2014
The internet exploded this am with the news that on Jan. 20, 2015 beloved punk trio Sleater-Kinney will be releasing a new album, entitled No Cities To Love via Sub Pop Records.
The intoxicatingly powerful band is made up of Carrie Brownstein (former BUST cover girl) on guitar and vocals, Corin Tucker also on guitar and vocals, and Janet Weiss on the drums. The band formed in 1994 in Olympia, WA, and put out seven albums before going on a hiatus in 2006.
If you have yet to hear them, or have forgotten what they are made of, I suggest you watch Jumpers, now. Read More
Sleater–Kinney had a twelve-year career with seven epic albums; they exuded raw, riot grrrl energy everywhere they toured. The band received high praise from Rolling Stone for “pushing rock to the boiling point,” and Rob Sheffield called them, “America’s best punk band. EVER.” Not counting their 2013 reunion (joining Pearl Jam to cover Neil Young), it has been eight years since fans have had pure Sleater-Kinney goodness.
However, the people at Sub Pop Records are giving fans a real gift. On Oct. Read More
BY Michelle Beiter
on Mar 04, 2014
Lykke Li is back with a new album, and the sound is a bit unexpected. If you’re familiar with Lykke’s previous work, you know her tracks are dotted with synthesizers and 808s, resulting in a sound that feels upbeat, despite it's heavy lyrics. The new album takes a different approach, giving a very personal look into Lykke’s recent experiences. She claims that each track on the album will be a power ballad-- you know, the weep-on-your-floor, throw-the-nearest-object-at-anyone-who-dares-interrupt-you, grab-a-carton-of-ice-cream, soul-baring-sing-along kind. Read More
BY Kat Hamilton
on Oct 22, 2013
The hyped up new Katy Perry Album Prism dropped today following an IHEARTRADIO concert that streamed live on Yahoo last night. The pop star's previous record had five number 1 hits. No matter what you think of Prism, you can’t deny that Katy Perry is definitely doing something right.
At first listen, I’m not enamored with Prism. The tracks and the production on Prism are so similar that it is hard to differentiate between the songs. Maybe Prism is going to be one of those records that isn't about the singles, but about the collective vibe they create. Read More
BY Mary Grace Garis
on May 20, 2013
Okay, to suggest that Brooklyn band Sharkmuffin has their sights on total world domination may be a stretch. However, their recently released EP, She-Gods of the Champagne Valley, IS the perfect summertime album for girls who dreamed of being Tura Santana when they were little. And whether they're dedicating a single to Pussy Riot, or playing at feminist art houses (hauses?) guitarist Tarra Thiessen and bassist Natalie Kirch have developed a sound that’s raw and rock while still being tongue-in-cheek playful. Read More
BY Katrina Pallop
on Mar 05, 2013
Kate Nash's new album, Girl Talk, drops in the U.S. today. If that news alone isn't enough to get you psyched, check out this new video for "Girl Gang", Nash's deviant cover of "Cocaine" by Fidlar. Read More