Stone Rider talks classic rock in a parking lot →
We love these dudes, and they played our big launch party. Check out their new tunes!
Scion A/V Metal is releasing a new EP from (the)... →
You can never have enough of (the) Melvins.
Jack White reveals album cover and track list for...
ikillthemusic: Artwork and track listing for Jack White’s forthcoming solo album Blunderbuss. 1. Missing Pieces 2. Sixteen Saltines 3. Freedom At 21 4. Love Interruption 5. Blunderbuss 6. Hypocritical Kiss 7. Weep Themselves To Sleep 8. I’m Shakin’ 9. Trash Tongue Talker 10. Hip (Eponymous) Poor Boy 11. I Guess I Should Go To Sleep 12. On And On And On 13. Take Me With You When...
Music industry wants Google to de-list popular... →
Have you ever seen a child act out irrationally because they’re not getting their way? Or seen an angry person threaten things they’re not capable of? This is the best quote from the document (emphasis ours): Google continues to fail to prioritize legal music sites over illegal sites in search results, claiming that its algorithm for search results is based on the relevance of sites...
Since we’ve had some great experiences with ordering swag for your coolness-enhancing pleasure, here are a couple of places to check out if you’re interested. They both do small orders at reasonable prices as well, so, no sweat if you’re not Enron Google. Sticker Mule These guys made us die-cut stickers, and they rock. They’ve got a wide range of products at reasonable...
Chris Brown Curses Out Twitter Critics Then Tries... →
You folks listen to the music you want to, and you’ll never hear a hint of disagreement from us—we love you and your music choices, and our individual tastes both make us unique and bring us together. But, can we call just admit when a person shows themselves for who they are, repeatedly? Can we wisely consider where we spend our money when there are real people behind these musical acts? ...
Kill The Music: Bonnaroo announces lineup →
ikillthemusic: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, and Bon Iver have all been announced for Bonnaroo. Full lineup is below. Radiohead Red Hot Chili Peppers Phish The Beach Boys Featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Bon Iver The Avett Brothers The Shins … Non-headliners worth seeing include: Das Racist, White Denim, Kvelertak, Mogwai,...
The Grammys vs. MusicGrid.me
2012 was our first Grammy Awards (launched beta in June 2011, out of beta in November). Since these are considered to be, somewhat, the Holy Grail of popular music, we can all agree that many (not all) of the artists that take a golden phonograph home made quality, accessible music. So, seeing as how MusicGrid.me is designed to serve as a conduit of critiques and approvals by you and your...
The change should roll out to everyone soon, but we’re replacing ‘Hyped Artists’ with ‘Top Artists’ to help you find new music faster!
Music Industry Watchdog Bob Lefsetz on the Future... →
The next big thing is the trusted filter, something that tells people what to listen to. Terrestrial radio sucks, Pandora gives too many tune-outs, and blogs are frequently untrustworthy. The filter won’t be algorithm-based; taste will be everything, a la the DJs of yore. More people will listen to more music, and the audience will build superstars. We humbly recommend MusicGrid.me as your...
gdolboys: NO ONE KNOWS WHAT IT MEANS, BUT IT’S PROVOCATIVE This might be the best thing to come out of this record.
Piracy is the New Radio →
We’ll get there, Neil, because you’re right.