Phil Collins: Indie Rock’s New Muse
Phil Collins is the latest 80s pop icon to surge in influence in the last decade—Yeasayer, Neon Indian and Sleigh Bells sing his praises in the new video "Don't Fear It, Phil It." It's official: Phil Collins is the new Paul Simon.
Ten Bands To Check Out On NPR's Bonnaroo Stream
Taking a page from their impressive live concert streams and in-studio performances, NPR, the place where everything from things to songs are considered, announced that they will be streaming performances from this year's Bonnaroo. Starting this weekend, NPR.org will feature over 25 shows from the prominent festival. In addition to the live streams, select concert…
Does Anyone Listen To Music At Rolling Stone?
In Rolling Stone Magazine's latest issue, which hit stands yesterday, they outlined what they believe to be 2010's best new bands (linked here). I was kind of appalled at their pitiful list. It contains a few good bands, but the problem is that not many of them are actually new. I don't really get it.
New Neon Indian Song, "Sleep Paralysist," Produced by Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor
Green Label, a record label aimed at pushing independent artists has just put out a new track by Neon Indian entitled "Sleep Paralysist." The label, which also got its hands dirty with indie-rock artists Matt & Kim, Chromeo, Holy Ghost!, Flosstradamus, The Cool Kids, and Solid Gold, to name a few, has posted Neon Indian'…
Neon Indian Does Jimmy Fallon; Announces Tour
For all you fans of Todd Rundgren out there, of which there should be many, you'll be happy to know that Neon Indian backbone Alan Palomo is of your number -- so much so that one of his songs samples directly from Rundgren's own library without offering any credit. The track "Deadbeat Summer," off Pitchfork…
Fall In Love With Awesome Bands This Valentine's Day
If you're looking for plans on Valentine's Day, there are tons of great shows that will surely impress the fine young music-lovin' thing you've got your eye on. If you're single, you could just take this opportunity to try and make some groupie-style, extra-heavy eye contact with that bassist you always thought was sexy. Who…
Music Video: Washed Out "Belong"
I guess there's a new name for the genre Ernest Greene (AKA Washed Out) revels in. I learned it today: Glow Fi. There are so many names for genres and sub-genres--I can't keep up. Oh well. If you like Neon Indian, Toro Y Moi check (i.e. Glow Fi) check out the new video from Mr.
Free Download: The Silent League "Here's A Star"
The Silent League make music to dream to. Their new record entitled ...but You've Always Been The Caretaker (which I'm told is a Scooby-Doo reference) won't be released until January 26th, but we've got treats for you! Click here to download "Here's A Star" and here to download the Neon Indian remix of the song.