Bring Me the Horizon have made a generous donation to the GoFundMe campaign for The Ghost Inside and everyone that was affected by the crash. You can contribute to the GoFundMe here. As of the time of writing, $42,474 has been raised by 1,194 people in 20 hours.
Updated: A GoFundMe for the driver has also been set up here.
On “Purpose,” (RBMG/Def Jam) Mr. Bieber steps down from the cross, still hemorrhaging. Apart from its huge already-released hits “Where Are Ü Now” and “What Do You Mean?” this album exists less as a contribution to popular music than as a plot point in Mr. Bieber’s public narrative. He has gone astray. He is sorry. “You know I try,” he sings, “but I don’t do well with apologies.”
Wet will finally release their debut album, Don't You, on January 29th via Columbia Records. You can stream the band's latest track (and one of my favorites of the year) "Weak" in the replies. Time to get excited.
Jack White recently did a Q&A with fans where he talks about his future playing live and Meg White, among other things. Check out the transcript here.
everyone always plays ‘catch the hypocrite’ with me. probably because i often make the stupid mistake of having opinions and saying them out loud. it’s smarter for well known people to smile and keep their mouth shut […] when has there NOT been negativity about me?
She & Him will release their new cover album, Classics on December 2nd via Columbia Records. You can stream their cover of Dusty Springfield's "Stay Awhile" in the replies.
01) “Stars Fell On Alabama”
02) “Oh No, Not My Baby”
03) “It’s Not For Me To Say”
04) “Stay Awhile”
05) “This Girl’s In Love With You”
06) “Time After Time”
08) “Teach Me Tonight”
09) “It’s Always You”
10) “Unchained Melody” (Feat. The Chapin Sisters)
11) “I’ll Never Be Free”
12) “Would You Like To Take A Walk?”
13) “We’ll Meet Again”
She & Him's Columbia Records debut will be a cover album titled Classics.
She & Him recorded the album live, allowing a spontaneity that captured the spirit of the songs in their truest form. Ward exercised his acute ear for string arrangements, co-arranging a full 20-piece orchestra. The result unfurls as thirteen classic cuts as heartbreaking as they are uplifting.
Everyone's favorite EDM superhero Dillon Francis will release his debut full length, Money Sucks, Friends Rule, on October 28th via Columbia Records. You can stream a new track called "When We Were Young" in the replies.
01) All That (feat. Twista & The Rejectz)
02) Get Low (with DJ Snake)
03) When We Were Young (with Sultan + Ned Shepard feat. Chain Gang of 1974)
04) Set Me Free (with Martin Garrix)
05) Drunk All The Time (feat. Simon Lord)
06) Love in the Middle of a Firefight (feat. Brendon Urie)
07) Not Butter
08) I Can’t Take It
09) We Are Impossible (feat. The Presets)
10) We Make It Bounce (feat. Major Lazer & Stylo G)
11) What’s That Spell? (feat....
Columbia Records' A&R department is looking for an intern (in Beverly Hills) for the upcoming Spring semester. The internship will be focused on music research, and requires a working knowledge of the current music climate as well as online research skills. This will be a hands on internship working with and assisting the A&R staff. Interns must be able to work at least one, preferably two days a week from 10-6. This internship is not salaried and you must be able to receive credit. If interested, please email your resume here.
Larry Fitzmaurice of Pitchfork has written an eye opening cover story on Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit and the struggles he has faced through his life up until now. If you've got a spare 10 minutes, please check this out.
Bruce Springsteen's official lyric video for "We Take Care of Our Own" is in the replies, and you can read a detailed analysis of the track that I wrote here. Wrecking Ball is due out on March 6 via Columbia.
Edit: The opening track "We Take Care of Our Own" can be heard in the replies.
According to the British iTunes website, the name of Bruce Springsteen's new record is Wrecking Ball and its expected release in the UK is March 5. This would theoretically mean a March 6 release in the U.S. The album is slated for 13 songs, which includes two bonus tracks. Fans will recognize "Wrecking Ball" as the name of a song Springsteen wrote and dedicated to the closing of Giants Stadium in 2009; the tracklisting also includes "Land of Hope and Dreams," which is presumably the same song as the B-side from The Rising era, and one of the bonus tracks is "American Land," which Springsteen has played in...
The Avett Brothers have releasedthreenew song and video clips as a preview of their forthcoming album, I and Love and You. They also have another new track featured as NPR's song of the day. Look out for more preview clips to come (especially on a certain bleeding heart zine).