Who's the audience for Thom Yorke, Nigel Godrich, and Flea's stutter-skip project Atoms for Peace? Well, me, probably. Preferring the contained chaos of Yorke's 2006 solo bow The Eraser (and his incredible cover of Miracle Legion's "All for the Best") to anything his Noted Rock Band has done over th ... More >>
Birds & Batteries have been making their own blend of electronic Americana, with a side of funk, since Mike Sempert came to San Francisco from Boston in 2006. His first album as Birds & Batteries, Selections from Nature vs. Nature, was built around home demos he made, but his melancholic take on lif ... More >>
The No. 1 album in the country this week is by the biggest band on Earth. All is right with the world? Well, hold that thought. Unlike textural forbears U2 and Radiohead, much less the Clash or Nirvana, most people even willing to concede that Coldplay is a relevant force do not think it has ... More >>
Times may be tough for Gomez, but three nights at the Fillmore proves you can't keep a good British band down
Predictable, reliable, unforsakable -- the Strokes are back on the scene with this year's most anticipated follow-up
British duo Zero 7 rode its chill vibe to the top of the U.K. charts. But will its mellow electronica play in America?
Pavement guitarist Scott Kannberg juggles growing up with his band (which isn't breaking up) and starting a local rock label