Yeah Yeah Yeahs moved up the digital release of their eagerly anticpated new album It's Blitz! to this week following leaks of the record on file sharing networks. You'll still need to wait until March 31st for the CD. This week Spinner.com also premiered the new video for "Zero", directed by Barney Clay who previous shot the Gnarls Barkley stunner "Who Cares". Frontwoman Karen O ambles and dances her way through nearly deserted New York City Chinatown streets, while we are treated to pounding synth pop that wouldn't have been out of place on the early new wave drenched airwaves of MTV.
When affairs of the heart and modes of modern communication become intertwined there's likely to be some confusion. Sub-Radio suggests we all get down to something more solid, defined.
Sabers and bayonets might not be weapons of choice today, but the phrase "fear caused the powerful to commit the most awful abuses" rings as true now as it did in 19th century Madagascar.
For quirky live-action manga, it doesn't get much sweeter than Kantaro: The Sweet-Toothed Salaryman.
Houston's Day for Night festival was more female any other festival I had attended with tons to offer (including shelter from a downpour).
The sophomore literary effort from the Welcome to Night Vale franchise hits a double, gets on base... but never makes it home.
Wayne Escoffery is a brash and brilliant tenor saxophonist presented with his working quartet featuring the still-abundant Ralph Peterson on drums.
The Nordic Americana band is at it again with an Americana number that captures the feeling of a yearning heartache.
Lo-fi guitar pop troubadours Hoops made waves with their exciting debut Routines last year, and follow it with this 18-song collection of their earlier work.
Returning five years after their strong Southern Lord debut, Rites of Separation, Agrimonia introduce the strongest chapter in their heavy post-metal vision.
Despite being an exciting, fun piece of popcorn entertainment, Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 has a very serious, somber, mature core.