Sufjan Steven’s Releases ‘Get Real Get Right’ Video

Sufjan Stevens’ The Age of Adz was one of the most inventive, innovative, and best albums of 2010. The tour that followed the album’s release was equally as mind-blowing as the album itself, including mesmerizing visuals that shifted and moved along to Stevens massive, fourteen person band. Stevens is back with some interesting visual accompaniment to his electronic new tunes with the self directed, stop motion video for...

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My Brightest Diamond Announces ‘All Things Will Unwind’

Shara Worden, known for her previous role in Sufjan Steven’s touring band and as “The Queen” in The Decembersts’ The Hazards of Love, will release her third album as My Brightest Diamond on October 18th. The album is titles All Things Will Unwind and will be released on Stevens’ label, Asthmatic Kitty. Look for the album in October, and see the new album’s artwork as well as videos from My Brightest...

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Matthew Herbert Set to Release “One Pig”

Matthew Herbert will release the much-anticipated album, One Pig, on October 11, 2011 on his Accidental Records label. The album, made entirely from recordings of a modern pig’s life cycle from birth to plate, aims to listen in on a single farm animal’s life in the context of an otherwise-anonymous food chain. Herbert will present a live version of the record at London’s Royal Opera House in early September, as part...

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Wilco Announce New Album ‘The Whole Love’, Tour

It’s been two years since Chicago indie-rock titans Wilco have release new material. This year, after the completion of their second annual Solid Sound Festival, the release of new single “I Might,” and the formation of their very own dBpm Records, Wilco will finish out a whirlwind summer by releasing their eighth full-length LP, The Whole Love. As Tweedy stated in a recent interview, the album title is in reference...

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Mercer Avenue

Asbury Park, NJ is churning out promising acts at an alarming rate, and Mercer Avenue is one of them. Producing a sound reminiscent of New Found Glory and Motion City Soundtrack, the four piece pop-rock group is bringing a fun flare to the heavily dominated punk scene here in New Jersey. The group recently released their second EP More Than A Statement just this month, and landed a spot with The Youth Ahead at Starland Ballroom (on...

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Black Francis and Reid Paley Announce Album

On September 13th Black Francis (Pixies frontman) will release an album with collaborator Reid Paley via Sonic Unyon. Here is what the two had to say about the project; “This album was recorded in two relatively short days this past September 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. All first takes. We wrote the music for the songs in Paley’s apartment in Brooklyn over three afternoons when Francis was in New York for a three day run at...

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