Archive for April 19th, 2011

Listen: Hip-Hop Supergroup Hail Mary Mallon’s Debut Single, ‘Smock’

April 19th, 2011
Click to listen to Hail Mary Mallon's "Smock" Underground hip-hop stars Aesop Rock Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz have joined forces as Hail Mary Mallon The group – named after the notorious early-twentieth-century disease-spreading cook known as Typhoid Mary – finds the longtime collaborators embracing their artistic chemistry in dense funky tracks...

Digest: Jeff Bridges to Record Album; Animal Collective Announce Summer Tour

April 19th, 2011
Jeff Bridges Signs Record DealOscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges has signed a recording contract with Blue Note Records Bridges is set to hit the studio with producer T Bone Burnett to record an album featuring original tunes as well as covers of songs by Tom Waits Bo Ramsey and Greg Brown...

The National Plan Grateful Dead Tribute Album

April 19th, 2011
The members of the National are in the process of putting together a charity compilation for the Red Hot Organization celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead In a recent interview with Spinner bassist Scott Devendorf says that he is "shadow curating" the benefit CD which he hopes will offer...

Listen: Death Cab for Cutie’s Ambient Pop Song ‘Some Boys’

April 19th, 2011
When Death Cab for Cutie talked to Rolling Stone about their forthcoming album Codes and Keys earlier this year guitarist Chris Walla described the band's new material as "very Seventies electronic" Though "You Are a Tourist" the album's first single is closer to the band's established sound the new track...

Listen: Brian Eno Embraces Robot Funk on ‘Glitch’

April 19th, 2011
Brian Eno collaborated with poet Rick Holland to create Drums Between the Bells the innovative musician and producer's second album for the highly respected electronic music label Warp Records Whereas Eno's previous album for the label Small Craft on a Milk Sea favored dirty guitars and ambient drones the first...

‘Spider-Man’ Musical Will Return to Broadway in June

April 19th, 2011
The producers of Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark have announced that the troubled musical will be relaunched on June 14th The revamped version of the production is said to include new songs written by U2's Bono and the Edge as well as altered and expanded choreographyU2 Three Decades of the...

Listen: Of Montreal’s Dark and Freaky New EP ‘thecontrollersphere’

April 19th, 2011
Click to listen to of Montreal's new EP thecontrollersphere Of Montreal's latest release thecontrollersphere comprises songs that were written and recorded during the sessions for last year's False Priest but this music has an entirely different tone Unlike that record which pushed songwriter Kevin Barnes further into funk territory than ever...

Reviewed: Lady Gaga’s Button-Pushing ‘Judas’; My Morning Jacket’s Blissful New Single

April 19th, 2011
This week's slate of Rolling Stone reviews is very heavy on new singles from major artists First and foremost is "Judas" the second taste from Lady Gaga's forthcoming album Born This Way Jon Dolan says the song finds Gaga in "button-pushing morals-tweaking mode" but "even when she plays divider she's...

Elton John Returns to Las Vegas for Three-Year Residency

April 19th, 2011
Elton John has announced that he will be returning to the Las Vegas Strip for a three-year run at the Caesars Palace casino's Colosseum venue The residency will begin on September 28th and tickets for the first 16 performances will go on sale Monday April 25th Video Elton John's Rolling...