In addition to their work with their respective rock bands, Bryce Dessner (The National) and Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) both have careers as classical composers as well. On March 5th the two will release a split LP featuring their own classical compositions. Dessner's composition is called "St. Carolyn by the Sea" and Greenwood's is a suite from his soundtrack to There Will Be Blood. Check out the track listing, album art, and a trailer in the replies.
Beginning soon, if you go to a Bruce Springsteen concert, while you're there you will have the option to purchase a USB wristband for an official download of either that show or the show of your choice. The wristbands will also be available for purchase online.
Ex-Unicorns and Clues founder Alden Penner has released a new song called “Word” via MTV. It's off his his upcoming debut album, EXEGESIS, which releases February 4th. He has also announced some Canadian dates around Toronto and Montreal, with additional North American tour dates coming soon. Dates and track listing are below.
2) Louis XIV
3) A Beautiful Dream
4) Disney Waltz
5) Losing My Head
6) Lost The Skin
7) Beauty Of The Lamb
9) I, Icarus
10) We Seek
11) No Peace
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Our philanthropist of concert tickets is giving away the biggest tickets of all to us. Jay Z at Nassau Collisseum on 1/19 and The Prudential Center on 1/22. How do you win? In the replies, tell us what you would do if you could be Jay Z for a day. Also remember to include your name and email in the post. There are also a few other concerts he's giving away tickets to as well, so let us know if you would want to be entered for a chance to win a pair as well!
Fun.are launching a campaign to raise $250,000 to fund a community health center primarily for at-risk LGBT youth in Detroit. The campaign will be run by The Ally Coalition, an organization co-founded by the band and guitarist Jack Antonoff's sister Rachel.
Scroll down to see this week's Free Music Friday. This week's featured free download is from New Leverage. Their new EP Basement Ghosts carries the spite of early Brand New with the melodrama of Circa Survive and sounds like it could well have been plucked from the good bit of the early-'00s.
Hopeless Records has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund the construction of Sub City Studios, calling the studio "an encouraging environment for teens who are passionate about music, [that] will be available to them after school and on breaks." Watch the informational video in the replies and donate here to enjoy some awesome perks.
Independent record label, Hopeless Records, has announced a crowdfunding campaign for Sub City Studios. Sub City Studios will provide an encouraging environment for teens who are passionate about music, and will be available to them after school and on breaks. The studio will offer youth a safe place away from gangs, drugs and violence, and will help...
Chuck Inglish will release his solo debut album, Convertibles on April 8th via Federal Prism/Sounds Like Fun. You can stream his new track called "Legs" featuring Chromeo in the replies.
01) Elevators (Feat. Buddy & Polyvester The Saint)
02) Swervin (Feat. Sir Michael Rocks & Polyvester The Saint)
03) Legs (Feat. Chromeo)
04) Came Thru/Easily (Feat. Mac Miller & Ab-Soul)
05) Attitude (Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid)
06) Mas O Menos
07) Money Clip (Feat. Vic Mensa, Retch, Hassani Kwess, Sulaiman)
08) Prism (Feat. Jade)
09) Game Time (Feat. Action Bronson)
10) Hurt You Back (Feat. Benny Cassette & Sabi)
12) Glam (Feat. Chance the Rapper)
Ages and Ages have released a new music video for their track "Divisionary (Do The Right Thing)" which you can watch in the replies. The band's new album, Divisionary will be released on March 25th via Partisan Records.