Archives

Xiu Xiu – Dear God, I Hate Myself

Xiu Xiu – Dear God, I Hate Myself

Jamie Stewart, creator of Xiu Xiu (pronounced shoe-shoe), is most comfortable when he is abrasive and making his onlookers squirm.  For the most recent proof take a look at the video made for the first single off of Dear God, I Hate Myself.  Jamie Stewart sitting on a couch with...

By Baer
Tour: The Happy Hollows announce new tour with Veils

Tour: The Happy Hollows announce new tour with Veils

The Happy Hollows are doing a SXSW pretour with a very special SXSW kickoff show at The Troubadour, LA on Friday, March 12w/ The Veils and Twilight Sleep! March 3 – Washington, DC – Black Cat (tickets) March 4 – Philadelphia – North Star (tickets) March 5 – New York...

By PPM News
Nico Vega – Bar Pink

Nico Vega – Bar Pink

These were originally taken back in November 2009 at Bar Pink is San Diego, CA. Nico Vega is currently wrapping up a whirlwind tour with Soundtracks of Our...

By Big Ben
Hot Chip – One Life Stand

Hot Chip – One Life Stand

It has always seemed to me that Hot Chip are a band that are often overlooked. Their first album “Coming On Strong”, whilst hinting at catchy pop sensibilities served mainly to create an impression of nerdy music geeks making bedroom electro. It was 2006’s “The Warning” that remains the album...

By Lemon
Video: Ke$ha at age 13 performing Karma Police. Then I die a little inside.

Video: Ke$ha at age 13 performing Karma Police. Then I die a little inside.

I really don’t have a leg to stand on considering this was taken from when Ke$ha was 13, a brunette, and an awkward thick girl; all that considered it’s not even that bad. That aside part of me died when I heard this. I think it was the part of...

By PPM News
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Announce New Album and Tour

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Announce New Album and Tour

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers announced the release of their first studio album in 8 years, titled Mojo along with a North American Tour to promote the album. The new album, set to be released on Reprise Records, is now streaming on www.tompetty.com and will be included digitally with the...

By PPM News
Best Coast – Something in the way

Best Coast – Something in the way

Blonde hair and summer tans are just a few trends that fall in the category of, “Stuff Californians like” The Beach Boys represent Southern Californians like Bob Marley represents stoners, famous musicians that basically sold a productized lifestyle. Inspired by the Beach Boys, Bethany Cosentino, the lead singer of the...

By Bootsie
Keane – New Album out May 11

Keane – New Album out May 11

On the heels of three consecutive #1 albums in the UK, Keane has announced the release date of their latest album Night Train, set for May 11 in the US. The album will be released on Cherrytree/Interscope Records and will be accompanied by a North American Tour in the Spring....

By PPM News
Lupe Fiasco – North American Tour Announced

Lupe Fiasco – North American Tour Announced

Lupe Fiasco announces his North American Tour titled “Steppin Laser”. Tour Dates: 3/5 – Claremont, CA 3/20 – Stockton, CA 4/07 – Boston, MA 4/09 – Atlantic City, NJ 4/10 – New York, NY 4/13 – Washington, DC 4/14 – Detroit, MI 4/16 – Milwaukee, WI 4/17 – St. Peter,...

By PPM News
Video: Kanye West – “Coldest Winter”

Video: Kanye West – “Coldest Winter”

KANYE WEST “Coldest Winter” Directed by: NABIL “ITUNES link below” from nabil elderkin on Vimeo. Director Nabil Elderkin put together this creepy-cool video for the 2008 Kanye track “Coldest Winter”. According to sources, Kanye had no involvement in the editing process but was so impressed with the final product that...

By PPM News
New Cursive Single and Tour

New Cursive Single and Tour

The band Cursive will release a new single, “Discovering America” on March 9th to benefit the American Indian College Fund. The single will be available at all major digital music retailers. The Denver-based American Indian College Fund is the nation’s largest provider of private scholarships for American Indian students, providing...

By PPM News
Nana Grizol – Ruth

Nana Grizol – Ruth

Nana Grizol is capable of being a triumphantly crushing force live. I’ve seen it happen on two separate occasions, once in a cramped, soot-filled basement, and once with the aid of an army of musicians during the Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Tour in Bloomington, IN. Head dude Theo Hilton writes...

By Squeri