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HBO Cracking Down on ‘Game of Thrones’ Watch Parties at Bars

The civil war between HBO and bars is not new but has become recently heated as HBO has battled piracy of the popular Game of Thrones, which drew a record 8 million viewers for its season 5 premiere this month.

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‘Aileen’ Gave the Middle Finger Before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Nick Broomfield's excellent documentary Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer is equally about the society that produced Aileen Wuornos as it is about her.

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Palma Violets - “English Tongue” (video)

The UK's own Palma Violets have a new video in lead-up to their forthcoming LP, Danger in the Club: the dingy rock 'n' roll of "English Tongue".

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Running Young - “Did You See” (video) (Premiere)

The Australian indie rock quintet Running Young take their music to an abandoned mill for their video to "Did You See".

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Cody Simpson - “New Problems” (video)

Watch Aussie singer/songwriter Cody Simpson perform "New Problems" and talk about his role in the United Nations' Happiness Project.

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Ambrosia Parsley - ‘Weeping Cherry’ (album stream) (Premiere)

With her latest album, Weeping Cherry, singer/songwriter Ambrosia Parsley has crafted a set of songs that are "basically conversations with dead people."

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23 Apr 2015 // 8:25 AM

New Survey Finds America Really Is Becoming a Binge-watch Nation

Binge watching is definitely a buzzword in the media, but according to a new survey, it really has become the dominant mode of TV consumption

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Jingo - “A.D.D.” (audio) (Premiere)

The up-and-coming British outfit Jingo tackles the overmedicalization of mental disorders in their powerful new tune "A.D.D.".

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22 Apr 2015 // 1:29 PM

Rhiannon Giddens Stepping Out From the Chocolate Drops

The year leading up to Rhiannon Giddens’ first solo album, “Tomorrow is my Turn” (Nonesuch), was full of zigs and zags, a whirlwind of shows and recording sessions that had her performing in a variety of contexts, some a good musical distance from her home base with roots-folkies the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

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Ruby the RabbitFoot - “Misery” (video) (Premiere)

The charming indie pop/folk of Ruby the RabbitFoot meets the intimate environs of Sofar Sounds' Dallas venue with this performance of "Misery".

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