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April 27th, 2012
If indie rock had its own set of awards, much like the NHL or NBA, Cloud Nothings would take home the “Most Improved Live Band” trophy for their mantle. Check out this five-track set from their recent hometown gig at the Grog Shop in Cleveland for proof.
April 11th, 2012
PS I Love You have a new album, Death Dreams, out on May 8th. The Kingston, ON duo headed over to CBC Toronto’s Studio 211 to perform four of the new songs. According to the press release, “The performance was so loud, the studio received volume complaints from around the CBC building.”
March 28th, 2012
Grimes played a sold-out show in Toronto last night, the final North American date for a while. If you missed it, well, check out this three-song performance (“Symphonia IX (My Wait Is U),” “Genesis” and “Be A Body”), plus interview she did with KEXP during a stop in Seattle.
March 8th, 2012
On March 20th, The Shins are set to release their first album in five years. Last night, the band performed a gig at New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge, which was streamed live for users of NPR’s iPad app. If you were Pad-less, you can now watch the entire 65-minute show, which featured a selection […]
December 16th, 2011
Last month, Toronto’s Fucked Up played a special show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York where they went through their latest album, David Comes To Life, from beginning to end. Pitchfork was there, and caught the whole performance on camera, which they’ve now put online to watch in its entirety. Below you can check […]
November 29th, 2011
Not the most promising sight to see Dr. Dre opt to perform a ten-year-old track instead of a new one off his forthcoming (or so he says) album Detox. But at the 2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards in Singapore tonight, the super producer was joined by the one and only Snoop Dogg to drop their […]
August 29th, 2011
The Strokes bring Jarvis Cocker on stage to do a cover of “Just What I Needed” by The Cars during their set at Reading & Leeds Festival. You can tell there’s a lot of love and appreciation between Julian Casablancas and Jarvis Cocker. We expected the crowd to go a little more wild for “Just […]
September 12th, 2009
Hova brought out all the stops at his Sept 11th ‘Answer The Call’ tribute show last night. Jay trended on twitter twice… at the same time! No doubt why. Here’s the list of who he brought out: Mary J. Blige, Santigold, John Mayer, Beyonce, Kanye, Rihanna, Diddy, Pharrel… etc etc. INSANE! Jay-Z Live At Madison […]