New Music From Tinariwen – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jan 19, 2017
New Music From Tinariwen – Digital Servicing Only

Road movies often unfold the same way, with characters traveling in search of truth while reconnecting with a past that has – of course – been erased. Tinariwen’s Elwan has a similar story, coming from a band that has been triumphantly touring the world at the same time as the frontiers that encircle their desert […]

Rokia Traore is Nominated for a “French Grammy”

Posted on Jan 19, 2017
Rokia Traore is Nominated for a “French Grammy”

Rokia Traoré‘s Né So was one of the most successful records we promoted to CMJ New World last year, peaking at #1 and spending 19 weeks on the chart on its way to ranking as the #5 record at New World for the whole year. The album has also been critically acclaimed, and it was […]

The World Features Mariza

Posted on Jan 19, 2017
The World Features Mariza

The name of Mariza‘s most recent album is Mundo, so it’s appropriate that the famed Portuguese fado singer got a recent feature on PRI’s The World. “‘Mundo’ is an invitation to people to get inside of my world,” Mariza told the program, “my music world, my personal world because I can’t separate them both. I’m […]

The Flaming Lips Go For Adds

Posted on Jan 16, 2017
The Flaming Lips Go For Adds

Oczy Mlody, the highly-anticipated new album from The Flaming Lips, is here. Three-time Grammy Award winners, the band is one of the most enduring, influential, unpredictable, and universally-respected groups of their generation or any other. They have been cited as the ultimate live attraction and life-affirming festival band who continue to dazzle audiences with their over-the-top, maximalist, high-energy onslaught on the […]

Slime Girls Go For Adds

Posted on Jan 16, 2017
Slime Girls Go For Adds

File Under: Music has released “Meteor Showers” by Slime Girls, the fifth audio/visual single in its One Song At A Time series. According to Consequence of Sound, which premiered the song, the speedy, propulsive emo track features “a blast of synths and straightforward guitar hooks that definitely falls on the more intense side of the […]

VICE Interviews and Streams Slow Hollows LP, Going For Debuts This Week

Posted on Jan 16, 2017
VICE Interviews and Streams Slow Hollows LP, Going For Debuts This Week

VICE has an interview with Austin Feinstein, the 18-year-old Angelino whose band Slow Hollows recently released Romantic and is touring the country with Cherry Glazerr. In addition to his work with the band, Feinstein has also collaborated with Frank Ocean and Tyler, The Creator. In the interview, he explains how he came to work with those […]

Naked Giants, Praised By The AZ Daily Sun, Cover Talking Heads With Car Seat Headrest

Posted on Jan 16, 2017
Naked Giants, Praised By The AZ Daily Sun, Cover Talking Heads With Car Seat Headrest

The Arizona Daily Sun has mentioned Naked Giants‘ “Twist” among its top ten songs of 2016, writing of the R.I.P. EP track, “It’s rock and roll in the spirit of pirate radio.” Check out the feature right here. The boys in Naked Giants aren’t just making news with their own songs; recent live dates have […]

Circuit Sweet Features Wallgrin Video

Posted on Jan 16, 2017
Circuit Sweet Features Wallgrin Video

Wallgrin‘s video for “Ae’aea,” directed by Matt Leaf and released last month as part of File Under: Music‘s One Song At A Time series, has been featured on Circuit Sweet. According to the site, Wallgrin’s music is “unique and visionary. Wallgrin blends dance music with elements of traditional folk and Celtic pop, relying on her […]

New Music From The Flaming Lips

Posted on Jan 12, 2017
New Music From The Flaming Lips

Oczy Mlody, the highly-anticipated new album from The Flaming Lips, is here. Three-time Grammy Award winners, the band is one of the most enduring, influential, unpredictable, and universally-respected groups of their generation or any other. They have been cited as the ultimate live attraction and life-affirming festival band who continue to dazzle audiences with their over-the-top, maximalist, high-energy onslaught on the […]

Wolf In A Suit Features Allen Tate’s “Wrapped Up”

Posted on Jan 12, 2017
Wolf In A Suit Features Allen Tate’s “Wrapped Up”

Wolf In A Suit, which recently featured Allen Tate‘s “Wrapped Up,” wrote that the song is “melodious [and] soft yet powerful.” According to the site, the San Fermin frontman-turned-solo artist “brings an honest outlook of life, as this track showcases a much familiar feeling while maintaining that sense of truth that is undeniable; instead of […]

Tacocat Makes The Most of the Worst Year Ever

Posted on Jan 12, 2017
Tacocat Makes The Most of the Worst Year Ever

“Tacocat, my band, has been with me longer than any pet, partner, job, or hair color,” writes Emily Nokes in a recent essay for The Stranger. “This was the year we were able to do it bigger and better than before.” Nokes then takes readers along with the band as she recounts the ups-and-downs of […]

New Music From Slime Girls – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jan 11, 2017
New Music From Slime Girls – Digital Servicing Only

File Under: Music has released “Meteor Showers” by Slime Girls, the fifth audio/visual single in its One Song At A Time series. According to Consequence of Sound, which premiered the song, the speedy, propulsive emo track features “a blast of synths and straightforward guitar hooks that definitely falls on the more intense side of the […]

MXDWN Loves Slow Hollows, Their New Record is Fifth Most Added at CMJ

Posted on Jan 11, 2017
MXDWN Loves Slow Hollows, Their New Record is Fifth Most Added at CMJ

MXDWN has a review of Slow Hollows’ Romantic, which contends that the album “combines nostalgia, lo-fi, and pop” to sound “familiar and new all at the same time… It’s all music that has been done and exhausted before, [but] Slow Hollows take on the genres is refreshing…” “Romantic is everything one would hope and imagine […]

CoS Shares Allen Tate’s “YDNF”

Posted on Jan 11, 2017
CoS Shares Allen Tate’s “YDNF”

“YDNF,” one of the singles from Allen Tate‘s stellar Sleepwalker LP, has been featured on Consequence of Sound. The song, CoS writes, “exemplifies his gravitation toward a more contemplative brand of indie pop [as compared to his work as a vocalist in the band San Fermin] that pushes his velvety baritone to the fore. The […]

Slow Hollows Go For Adds – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jan 9, 2017
Slow Hollows Go For Adds – Digital Servicing Only

The rock project from 18-year-old collaborator on Frank Ocean‘s ‘Blonde,’ ‘Endless,’ and Tyler, The Creator‘s ‘Cherry Bomb’ January-February tour opening for Cherry Glazerr Romantic is the third album from Slow Hollows, the LA-based post-pop project of 18-year-old Austin Feinstein. Written during his senior year of high school and between his contributions to Frank Ocean‘s Blonde (on “Self Control”) and Endless […]

Radio Milwaukee Interviews Devendra Banhart

Posted on Jan 9, 2017
Radio Milwaukee Interviews Devendra Banhart

WYMS, a non-commercial station in Milwaukee, recently conducted an interview with Devendra Banhart. Throughout the course of the interview, Banhart exudes a quizzical unpredictability that has become predictable from the quirky freak-folk pioneer, opining about Japanese death poems and sharing an idea for social media to come paired with biological devices that gave electroshocks to […]

Nico Muhly and Teitur, Featured by The Atlantic, Make a Strong Debut at Radio 200

Posted on Jan 9, 2017
Nico Muhly and Teitur, Featured by The Atlantic, Make a Strong Debut at Radio 200

Last fall, The Atlantic chose “Describe You” by Nico Muhly & Teitur for a Track of the Day feature. The magazine describes Confessions, the duo’s new LP released on Nonesuch Records last year, as “a quirky, charming mix of songs combining Teitur’s winsome voice and Muhly’s baroque string textures.” Check out the feature, and hear the […]

New Music From Slow Hollows – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jan 4, 2017
New Music From Slow Hollows – Digital Servicing Only

The rock project from 18-year-old collaborator on Frank Ocean‘s ‘Blonde,’ ‘Endless,’ and Tyler, The Creator‘s ‘Cherry Bomb’ January-February tour opening for Cherry Glazerr Romantic is the third album from Slow Hollows, the LA-based post-pop project of 18-year-old Austin Feinstein. Written during his senior year of high school and between his contributions to Frank Ocean‘s Blonde (on “Self Control”) and Endless […]

CLRVYNT Shares Dude York’s “Black Jack”

Posted on Jan 4, 2017
CLRVYNT Shares Dude York’s “Black Jack”

“Power-pop addicts, meet your new favorite band: Dude York,” writes CLRVYNT, going further to say that “the Seattle-based riff-rock trio is powered by the grit of the Reatards and the hooks of Van Halen.” The website has a stream of “Black Jack,” the first single released from the band’s upcoming Sincerely LP. CLRVYNT notes that […]

IMPOSE Premieres Wallgrin’s “Ae’aea” Video

Posted on Jan 4, 2017
IMPOSE Premieres Wallgrin’s “Ae’aea” Video

IMPOSE has the premiere of “Ae’aea,” the new song/video from Canadian experimentalist Wallgrin. The video, which is the fourth release in File Under: Music‘s excellent One Song At A Time series, was directed by Matt Leaf and “begins with a thundering waterfall, setting the dramatic tone for the song and its visual counterpart. As Wallgrin’s gorgeous […]