The Walkmen Stream Two New Songs

The Walkmen are set to release a new 7-inch featuring previously unreleased tracks from the Heaven sessions. The limited vinyl will be released on November 6th, but the first 100 people at the bands Terminal 5 show on October 18th will receive a free copy. Listen to “Dance With Your Partner” and “Vermeer ’65″ below. Join the Forum discussion on this...

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Animal Collective’s Deakin Kickstarter Controversy

Last weekend, we posted a story about the Amanda Palmer crowdsourcing controversy that you can read here.  Now, Animal Collective Deakin (Josh Dibb) has sparked up some more controversy about the fundraising site Kickstarter.  Here’s the back-story: Deakin raised $26,000 in 2009 to fund a trip to Mali to play at the Festival in the Desert, make a solo CD, create a book, and donate to TEMEDT (a Mali organization).  Now, in 2012,...

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Revolution, I Love You Drops LIVE Milkboy Philly Video

DIY duo Revolution, I Love you has been on TSI’s radar for quite some time now, however we were unfortunately unable to make it to their show on 9/14/12 at Milkboy Philadelphia. Bummer right?  But Lindgren and Reynolds give us all a chance to suck in the eclectic mix of indie and dance tunes from the eyes of a Cinemaverick’s Media lens that was capturing it all that Friday night.  BANDS OFFICIAL RELEASE HERE...

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The Amanda Palmer Saga

Bear with me on this one, because it’s a doosey.  Also, TSI has already done some coverage of this issue that you can check out here to get caught up. Here’s where it starts.  Amanda Palmer, the former frontwoman for the Dresden Dolls (who also appeared very very naked in The Flaming Lips’ video for “The First Time I Saw Your Face“) raised money for her new record, Theatre is Evil solely on donations of...

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Watch Band of Horses on Letterman

Band of Horses recently performed a 45 minute set on Letterman. The band played songs from their latest album Mirage Rock, which is out today via Columbia Records, as well as some older tracks. Check out the full performance below:  ...

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Watch David Byrne & St. Vincent Play “Burning Down the House”

Two nights ago David Byrne and St. Vincent kicked off a national tour in support of their new collaboration, Love This Giant. As promised, the duo, accompanied by a band and full horn section, played some gems from each other’s back catalogue, one of which was Talking Heads track, “Burning Down the House.” Check out a fan-filmed video of the two playing the 1983 hit below, and be sure to pay close attention to one...

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