Named after a NASA space probe launched in 1973, L.A. duo Pioneer 11 signal their intergalactic influences pretty clearly. That mission did not go to plan, however, and the original Pioneer 11 is currently floating around the cosmos; quite where, nobody knows. It’s a relatively heavy intro to a rock
In January of 2018 I wrote a quick appreciation of Benny Revival. The anonymous rapper-dancer-author had been making waves on Twitter since at least 2017 with absurd self-directed videos of him dancing in ornate rubber masks, soundtracked by his own music. As funny as I found those one-minute videos, Benny’s
Why are Spoon putting out a greatest hits album? It’s a valid question, and not one that’s necessarily raising an eyebrow at the band’s overall pedigree. The Austin indie veterans arguably possess one of the most astoundingly consistent discographies in the last 20 years of rock music, a nearly unstoppable
British band Friendly Fires will release their first album since 2011 later this year. Inflorescent, the long-awaited follow-up to 2011’s Pala is set for release on August 16. It features the previously released singles “Love Like Waves” and ‘”Heaven Let Me In,” the latter of which was co-produced by Disclosure.
G.O.O.D. Music signee and star of a good chunk of last year’s Wyoming records 070 Shake has announced her debut record Modus Vivendi, set to drop “soon” on G.O.O.D./Def Jam, as Pitchfork points out. Her follow-up to 2018’s Glitter EP, Modus Vivendi is set to feature this year’s singles “Nice
2 mins ago Album Covers News Iggy Azalea is killing it. The Aussie rapper has revealed the bloody cover art for her sophomore album In My Defense. The blonde bombshell appears lifeless and covered in blood while propped up against an old school BMW. Taking to Twitter, she revealed the inspiration
Pile and Stove bassist Alex Molini blasts through 11 heavy and tuneful songs in just 18 minutes on his debut solo LP, I Complain. Cuts like “The Littlest Mole,” “Old Leg,” and “Lost Time” (at not even three minutes, the album’s longest song) bring to mind the propulsive, gut-shaking momentum