Apparently, someone behind the scenes at Game of Thrones has really bland taste in music. Now, in addition to Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody making a cameo in Season 2, Coldplay drummer Will Champion is going to be joining the HBO show for Season 3 -- playing a drummer. (How creative!) The ... More >>
Coachella 2012 is still more than four months away -- so naturally, it's time to start hyperventilating over rumored lineups for the first year the festival will stretch over two weekends. One "leaked" lineup appeared last week on StarzUncut, a celebrity gossip website with more than 58,000 Twitter ... More >>
Yesterday, Billboard.com asked its readers if they thought Duck Sauce's new video, for the track "Big Bad Wolf", was the most disturbing video of 2011. Well, we've just had a look -- and while it's definitely weird and it's definitely uncomfortable, we're just gonna go ahead and say that this scathi ... More >>
Corrugate your FACEI can't pretend some prescriptivist tendency in me doesn't disapprove of the misspelling (because I don't think they're talking about this), but I'm finding it hard to claim that the three cardboard-faced gentlemen of San Francisco's Pance Party didn't choose the perfect ... More >>
Synthesizing scientist. You may cringe at the thought of more chillwave infiltrating your eardrums, and we don't blame you. It seems like more and more artists are using airy melodies filled with incomprehensible lyrics, making it hard to distinguish one track or musician from the next. Thankfull ... More >>
Mr. Oizo Boyz IV Men NastyNasty December 3, 2010@ 103 Harriet Better than: A 10-hour flight to Paris. Before the rise of Justice, Crookers, and, um, Ke$ha, Mr. Oizo (along with Daft Punk) was laying the foundation for the crunchy, electro-influenced sound sometimes referred to as bloghouse. Fav ... More >>
Sima KorenivskiTensnakeGerman DJ and producer Marco Niemerski (who makes disco-friendly house music under the name Tensnake) has been climbing the ladder of universal interest of late, thanks largely in part to a single by the name of "Coma Cat." The bubbling party tune--which borrows largely fro ... More >>
'Nothing' hits the streets and the web Nov. 2So what's up with N*E*R*D's new album? Oh, nothing.No seriously -- Nothing is what it's called. The trio's fourth album -- whose new single, "Hypnotize U," was produced by Daft Punk -- comes out Nov. 2. But you can hear it in advance at an S.F. li ... More >>
How the hipster set learned to shake their skinny jeans.
The TwelvesThis weekend we get down to a bit of French-house-friendly dance music from south of the equator, and usher in a new club to the realm of the Mission's excellent party hubs. It's a couple days of fresh tunes, fresh starts, and (hopefully) refreshing weather. Nothing terribly life-chang ... More >>
In this week's paper, Phillip Mlynar profiles Oakland remix/production crew Bossasaurs. He writes of this group of hip-hop heads and dinosaur hoodie retailers:All four members of Bossasaurus are serious about their aims to be seen as creators. They openly scorn the current remix scene, dissing "lap ... More >>
It takes an iron will and a penchant for risk to submit to the risky calculus of the day-long music festival. In the weeks leading up to the Treasure Island Music Festival, there was no doubt that the lineup would yield something for just about any modern music fan from dreaded dubstep nodders to ho ... More >>
Hail Frances top pop chanteur.
Graduation (Island Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella)
Dancing robots take control from a gigantic laser pyramid
Live at Om