Kansas City’s Power & Light District has been packed with music fans all summer looking for a reprieve from the heat with good music and a cold beer. Canada’s Metric was the latest band to join in the free music summer series in the entertainment district with San Francisco’s Panic Is Perfect opening.
Atlanta’s Manchester Orchestra’s latest album, Cope, was a beautiful but heavy record released earlier in 2014. Proving that there can always be light found in the darkest of places (thanks, Dumbledore), the band has reworked their album into an new, uplifting record titled Hope.
UK pop artist Charli XCX has just released an exclusive remix EP of her hit single, “Boom Clap.”
Andrew McMahon has a new project and you can officially get the first taste with “Cecilia and the Satellite.”
This year’s Oscar-worthy pictures brought us some incredibly beautiful music and now, one of our favorite Best Original Song Oscar nominees just got better. Karen O invited Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig to record a duet of “The Moon Song” with her.
For a limited time, you can download U2′s song “Invisible” for free and support the fight against AIDs in the process.
Sleeper Agent has announced their highly anticipated follow up to Celabrasion: About Last Night. Their tour with New Politics begins tonight, January 14 in Houston, so you’re likely to hear some of these new tunes early out on the road.
Foster The People have been quiet for awhile, but it looks like 2014 is going to be a big year for the band and its fans. They just announced the release of their sophomore record, Supermodel.
Lawrence musician Matt Pryor is perhaps best known as the frontman for influential Kansas rockers, the Get Up Kids. But he’s been just as, if not more, prolific under his own name. The singer/songwriter is getting ready to release another solo album and you can finally hear the first taste of the record below.