Manchester Orchestra is gearing up to embark on a 40 city North American tour with their friends in Balance & Composure and Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band. To help get fans pumped for the tour (not that you needed another reason to get pumped for this lineup), the bands have all released a free Tour Drop EP with some rarer and more popular tracks.
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.
This weekend, bands such as the Killers, Wilco, the National and more are converging in St. Louis’ Forest Park for the annual Loufest. To help get you geared up and ready for the fest, we put together Spotify playlists featuring some of our favorite tracks from each of the Loufest artists.
Of Montreal continues to be dance, indie pop producing machines. Kevin Barnes and company had already had two releases in 2012 and now Of Montreal has just announced that in October 2013, they’ll be releasing their 12th studio full-length.
It’s no secret UK alternative rockers Alt-J love the Midwest just as much, if not more, as the Midwest loves them. So it only makes sense that when looking for a city to film a live concert film in, Alt-J picked their sold out show at the Midland Theater in Kansas City. That film, “An American Wave,” is now available for viewing.