Tag Archives: Pitchfork

Pitchfork Announces Music Festival in Paris

As if the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago wasn’t already cool enough on its own, Pitchfork has now announced plans to bring the fun to Paris this October.  Unlike the Chicago version, the Paris Pitchfork festival will be held indoors, and it will … Continue reading

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Kalup & Franco Set EP Release Date, Unveil Confusing Music Video

Since the start of 2011, the public has learned more and more quirky — some may call them crazy — parts of Franco’s ever abundant personality. Now, the world is experiencing him as a musician in the collaboration, Kalup & Franco, causing the personality quirks … Continue reading

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Artists Have “60 Seconds Left” on Pitchfork.tv

Pitchfork recently unveiled a new series on the video-based part of their site, Pitchfork.tv, called “60 Seconds Left.” For just one minute, artists are allowed to express themselves however they want.

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Antony and the Johnsons Release Dreamy New Video

With Record Store Day just around the corner (April 16th), it’s exciting to keep hearing about all the new releases celebrating the occassion. The latest is the Swanlights EP from Antony and the Johnsons. The band debuted the music video … Continue reading

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The Black Lips Celebrate “Modern Art” with Lots of Acid

Modern garage punk kings The Black Lips recently released the second video off of their upcoming album Arabia Mountain.  The new clip is set to “Modern Art,” an ode to drugs and art (a match made in heaven and fortified … Continue reading

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The White Stripes Reissue Ancient Singles for Record Store Day

The White Stripes are dead, but the body’s still twitching.  Third Man Records recently announced (or at least strongly hinted) that the label will release reissues of the tri-colored band’s first two singles as part of Record Store Day on … Continue reading

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Kurt Vile’s Smoke Ring for My Halo Haunts, Delivers, and Sends Shivers

Kurt Vile’s fourth album, Smoke Ring for My Halo, was finally released this week, and it’s as heaven-sent and eerily ethereal as its title suggests.  The mellow rocker from Philly describes the album as “an epic folk record with rock … Continue reading

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Video Premiere: Atmosphere’s “Just for Show”

This week Minneapolis rap group Atmosphere released a video for their first single off of their new album The Family Sign. It is their first album since 2008′s When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold. The 3-minute … Continue reading

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Kurt Vile Releases New Single: “Ghost Town”

Philadelphia’s melancholy, distortion-heavy singer/songwriter Kurt Vile has released another single off of his new album, Smoke Ring for My Halo, due on March 8.  The new song, “Ghost Town,” celebrates all of Vile’s melodic apathy, creating a dreamscape of the … Continue reading

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February: The Month of Great Cover Songs

This February has brought the music world a great trio of covers by great artists. The Decemberists, Weezer and The Walkmen were all captured at different venues, livening up stages with the music of other sweet artists.

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