NEWS ROUNDUP: SXSW 2019 is in Full Swing, New Music, and MORE

CHAI are the buzziest band at this year's SXSW. SXSW Takes Over Austin It's been a bit of a slow news week, with what seems like 9/10ths of the music industry in Austin for South by Southwest. If you haven't been, it's not structured like a traditional festival, with bands scheduled to play [...]

By |2019-03-16T14:26:22-04:00March 15th, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: International Women’s Day, Leaving Neverland, and MORE

Maggie Rogers, Mavis Staples, Phoebe Bridgers and Brandi Carlile meet at Newport Music Fest. Photo by Danny Clinch. The artists shared this photo along with messages of empowerment for International Women's Day via Twitter. It's International Women's Day! Though some form of International Women's Day has been around since 1909, the holiday celebrating [...]

By |2019-03-11T16:07:20-04:00March 8th, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Webster Hall Reopening, R. Kelly Arrested, and MORE

Webster Hall is Reopening! It's always sad when an iconic New York venue closes, but Webster Hall's story has a happy update. The 130-year-old venue was shuttered in August 2017 for renovations when longtime owners the Ballingers sold it to AEG. That means Bowery Presents will be handling bookings, and the show schedule looks pretty [...]

By |2019-02-25T15:55:36-04:00February 22nd, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Cardi B Makes Grammy History, Ryan Adams is a Creep, and MORE

Cardi B and Offset make their reconciliation official on the red carpet at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. Cardi B Makes Grammy Moves Cardi B made Grammy history on Sunday night with a huge win in the Best Rap Album category for Invasion of Privacy (she had five nominations total). She's the first [...]

By |2019-02-25T18:45:05-04:00February 15th, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Pazz & Jop Lives, 21 Savage vs. ICE, and MORE

Kacey Musgraves topped the 2019 Pazz & Jop Albums List with Golden Hour. Pazz & Jop LIVES - Even if the Village Voice Doesn't When I received my Pazz & Jop Ballot in December, I couldn't have been more shocked.  I'd assumed that when the Village Voice shuttered in August, the music critics' [...]

By |2019-02-08T16:55:23-04:00February 8th, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Kesha Vs. Dr. Luke, New Music, and MORE

New Motions Filed in Kesha / Dr. Luke Legal Battle Kesha's ongoing legal battle with Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald rages on, with a few new developments this week. Though a New York judge sided with Dr. Luke and Sony music following Kesha's 2014 allegations that the producer had drugged and assaulted her, Dr. Luke is [...]

By |2019-02-01T17:56:45-04:00February 1st, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Alternative Beef, Cancel Chris Brown, and MORE

Courtney Love & Kathleen Hanna have had ongoing beef since the mid '90s. Can't We All Just Get Along? Rekindling a decades old beef, Courtney Love had some choice words for Kathleen Hanna following the news that the latter's riot grrl act Bikini Kill would play a handful of reunion shows in LA [...]

By |2019-01-27T05:18:40-04:00January 25th, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Bikini Kill Reunion, Toto Forever, and MORE

photo by Tammy Rae Carland Bikini Kill Sells Out Reunion Shows in Minutes Girls to the front! Earlier this week, Bikini Kill's original members - Kathleen Hanna, Tobi Vail, and Kathi Wilcox - announced three reunion shows: 4/25 at the Hollywood Palladium; 5/31 at Brooklyn Steel; and 6/1 at Terminal 5. The band [...]

By |2019-01-19T07:08:41-04:00January 18th, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: St. Vincent Producing Sleater-Kinney LP, Woodstock Returns, & More

sleater-kinney and st. vincent, hollywood, ca, jan 2019. photograph by jonny cournoyer New Year, New Music By Lindsey Rhoades Sleater-Kinney is in the Studio... Producing an Album with St. Vincent If this tweet didn't warm your riot grrl heart, we don't know what will. Though details are scant (no official release date, no [...]

By |2019-01-18T16:55:34-04:00January 11th, 2019|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Music for your Holiday Hangover + More

Music for Your Holiday Hangover We have officially entered the holi-daze time between Christmas and New Year's Eve, so let's review all the beautiful-to-bizarre Christmas music released last week. Spider-Man released a Christmas album. The Flaming Lips covered David Bowie and Bing Crosby's Christmas Medley. Mac DeMarco collaborated with Kirin J. Callinan and covered Nat King Cole's [...]

By |2018-12-31T12:45:10-04:00December 28th, 2018|NEWS|

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