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Kimbra To Support Gotye On US Spring Tour

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Warner Bros. Records artist Kimbra will be supporting Gotye on his US spring tour. The nationwide run kicks off March 22nd in Washington, DC and will continue through April 12th in San Francisco, CA. Prior to joining the tour, the 21 year-old singer and songwriter will be performing at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, TX.

Originally from Hamilton, New Zealand, Kimbra has been performing her jazz-inflected pop since she was 14. Her Australian debut, Vows, spawned three hit singles, …

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New Feist “The Bad In Each Other” Video, Spring Tour Dates

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Feist debuts her new video for the single “The Bad In Each Other” off her critically-acclaimed album, Metals (Cherrytree/Interscope). Directed by Martin De Thurah (James Blake, Glasvegas), the video captures glimpses of something human. We get a peek inside something real between people – could be loss, longing or love – things which are about being a human being.

“The Bad In Each Other” video opens up more aspects than it concludes; possibly something one can’t grasp, but it points …

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Toro Y Moi To Release Vinyl Box Set “June 2009”

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Toro Y Moi’s first commercial release, the “Blessa” single, introduced the world to Chaz Bundick’s brand of introspective, atmospheric pop music, and while the A-side wound up laying the framework for his debut, Causers Of This, backing track, “109”, hinted at a side of his music having more in common with the oddball pop of Ariel Pink than any of Causers’ reference points. as it turns out, around the same time he was experimenting with music software and sampling, …

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Death Cab for Cutie Announces Additional Spring Tour Dates

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After having sold out Oakland, CA’s Fox Theater and two nights at New York City’s Beacon Theatre, Death Cab for Cutie has announced additional tour dates on their upcoming North American trek. The band will perform a third night at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, April 29 as well as a second night at Oakland’s Fox Theater on Wednesday, May 9. All tour dates are now on sale, with April 16’s Chicago Theatre show going on sale this Saturday, February …

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Mayday Parade Kick Off Nationwide Tour with We The Kings this Thursday

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Mayday Parade is pleased to announce a nationwide co-headlining tour with We The Kings, kicking off February 2 in Louisville, Kentucky. This 4-week trek comes on the heels of a recent sold out headlining tour, and takes the band to both coasts. Downtown Fiction and Anarbor will support. Tickets are on sale now at MaydayParade.com.

The band is touring in support of their widely successful self-titled album (out now on ILG), which debuted at #12 on Billboard’s Top 200, …

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Electric Guest To Release Debut Album Mondo On April 24, Residency At The Echo Starts Monday

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Asa Taccone and Matthew Compton–collectively known as Electric Guest–have confirmed an April 24 release date for their Danger Mouse-produced Downtown Records debut album, Mondo.

The record’s release is preceded by utterly infectious first single “This Head I Hold,” available now as a free stream http://soundcloud.com/electricguest/this-head-i-hold and was released digitally on January 24. (Check out the art on the right)

Meanwhile the thoroughly unsettling video for album cut “American Daydream,” directed by Jorma Taccone (The Lonely Island, Saturday Night Live), …

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Janus To Release New Album “Nox Aeris” On March 27

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JANUS – singer David Scotney, guitarist Mike Tyranski, bassist Alan Quitman and drummer Johnny Salazar – experienced great success with their 2009 debut album, Red Right Return, but the band’s new album, NOX AERIS, reveals how far they’ve come.

That musical revelation is the self-produced NOX AERIS, which drops March 27 on REALID Records (through Warner Music Group’s Independent Label Group). The first single, “Stains,” is already getting spins at WIIL (Chicago), KPNT (St. Louis), WBUZ (Nashville), WJJO (Madison), WWBN …

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Heartless Bastards Announce Second Leg Of North American Tour

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Heartless Bastards have confirmed the second leg of their North American tour. The band is touring in support of their new album, Arrow, out February 14th, which SPIN Magazine has deemed one of the “25 Winter Albums You Gotta Hear.” The tour begins at Club Congress in Tucson on March 30th and culminates on April 20th at La Zona Rosa in the band’s hometown of Austin. The tour will stop in major cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, and …

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Giveaway: Kevin Smith Autographed Book and DVD Prizepack

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We’re really excited about the upcoming Kevin Smith comedy special on EPIX (February 11th), “Burn In Hell.” We’re even planning on going to a friend’s house because they have EPIX. Not only are we bringing to you today two uncensored videos from the special but we have an AWESOME GIVEAWAY!

One lucky reader will win Silent Bob Speaks – The Collected Writings of Kevin Smith and the TWO Disc DVD An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Even Harder both SIGNED …

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Cory Lamb Announces Winter Tour Dates

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Pop-rock singer-songwriter Cory Lamb is on the rise thanks to the release of his debut album, Break the Cycle. Cory worked on the record for two years in Los Angeles with the help of producer Andy Duncan (founding member of OK Go), and has caught the attention of actor Stephen Baldwin who helped produce Cory’s first video. Cory is preparing to release his new single, “Safe In Your Arms,” which fans can download mid-February.

The video for the album’s second …