The music world had been offering up collective prayers that dance-punk band !!! wouldn't go the way of its sister band Outhud after the latter split in 2006. Rest assured, a new album, Myth Takes, has been announced, with a release slated for spring. The first single, "Heart of Hearts" is available for download from the band's official site, to whet your appetite for the coming full-length.Read more »
Modular's original Leave Them All Behind comp appeared in 2005 and was a snapshot of the indie-dance scene that included Tom Vek, Cut Copy, Soulwax, Erol Alkan, and others.
The RIAA is certainly taking its anti-piracy crusade to, forgive the term, a new level. Last night (Tuesday) they raided the Atlanta studio of popular mixtape DJs Drama and Don Cannon. Authorities served the two search warrants for music piracy, confiscating 50,000 mixtapes, computers, recording equipment, money, bank statements, and vehicles, or if you prefer the Atlanta Fox News version, they confiscated "everything."
There's nothing like short notice. Fans of New York rockers The Rapture, take note immediately. The band will be shooting the video for their "Pieces of the People We Love" track, from their 2006 album of the same name, this Thursday (1/18/07) and have asked fans to be a part of it.
The video will be shot in Brooklyn, NY. Anyone who wants the chance to appear in it should submit the following:
Thanks to dancehall stars like Sizzla, Capleton, and Turbulence, the awareness of a small Rastafarian sect known as Boboshanti has grown throughout the world. Sarah Bentley reports on the realities of life at the Bobo Hill enclave.
Outside the gates of Bobo Hill.
The camp is painted almost entirely in red, gold, and green, the colors of the Ethiopian Flag.
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