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The Strokes Strike Again

Stream this quintessential New York band’s new album, Comedown Machine, out this week

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A new albums by Aughts band The Strokes proves that 80’s synth-music still has currency

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Play Date: Angela Morris

What’s on this music photographer / model’s heavy rotation…

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What sonic soundbites is Morris snacking on?  Southern rock, Janelle Monae, and examples of “electronica-meets-80’s-post-punk.”

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Sound Noir:  In Defense of Lana Del Rey

True, she’s part artifice, not the strongest singer, trades on retro, torch singer cliches. But we dig her. Deal with it.

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“Video Games” may be the latest, viral YouTube video sensation with over 28-million hits that launched a thousand polarizing views about this sultry songstress. And her…

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Have You Met Lera Lynn?

Well if not, you should. Lynn’s self-produced, debut solo album of the same name turns the question into an imperative.

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With new single “Bobby Baby,” a whiskey-soaked torch song to her troubled father as Lera Lynn’s calling card, this 27-year-old singer should soon be blazing up the…

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Georgia On My iPod

R.E.M and Danger Mouse’s latest releases push music’s boundaries

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R.E.M. reinvents the music video with Collapse Into Now, while Danger Mouse goes Italian with his tribute album to spaghetti Westerns—and a little help from Jack White and…

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