We found out at the weekend that Trent Reznor is going to be scoring another film, this time in the shape of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. We found out via an interview that streamed on Friday for the NY Times. As well as announcing his involvement with the film Trent also revealed some truths about the touring future of Nine Inch Nails as well as a obligitory Greatist Hits compilation. He also touches on How To Destroy Angels new material won't sound like the EP. Take a look at the interview (part 1 at the top, 2 got removed sadly and the rest after jump) to find out all the details.
We've previously been lucky enough to be given a video of Bad Books playing their track "Baby Shoes" from this very same show, back in December. Now the band has offered up another video via ApK media of their take of Built To Spill's "The Plan". Not only that but you can also grab yourself a free download of the audio too!
It was filmed by Brian Lane of Brand New and his partner Dan Nevetta who together make up ApK Media.back when the peice was recorded Andy said. "That night was just an incredible environment where this new band of ours was able to take in an amazingly awesome and intimate setting." Check it out for yourself. Their debut LP is available for just $5 over on Amazon so why not grab a Tuesday bargain.
The Death Set return with their first single "Slap Slap Slap Pound Up Down Snap" from their new album Michel Poiccard. Check it out in the player below and watch the video on how to properly perform the handshake above. After that, head over to iTunes and pick this single up as well as the additional tracks "Been Too Long" and "Yo David Chase! You P.O.V. Shot Me In The Head (O G Version)" (all produced with Spank Rock/Kele producer XXXChange), then let your mind totally be blown up, pieced back together and the smashed in once by TDS amazing energy, which reminds me alot of Death From Above 1979.
Michel Poiccard drops February 28th via Ninja Tune Records, preorder your copy here.
Pitchfork let loose a new heat rock from Antipop Consortium emcee Beans titled "Mellow You Out" featuring the soulful shouts from TV On The Radio Vocalist Tunde Adebimpe. Peep the track which is set to appear on Beans forthcoming LP End It All, dropping February 15 via Anticon. The record features contributions from Four Tet, BMSR's Tobacco, Interpol's Sam Fogarino and more. You can also hear another album cut, "Deathsweater", produced by DJ Nobody, over at RCRD LBL.
Check out the 3rd LP from MPLS indie rockers Tapes n' Tapes titled Outside courtesy of MySpace Music below. And after your done peeping this dope album, go pick yourself up a copy or purchase it digitally as it dropped today.
Been meaning to drop the 10:15 mixtape by Mosley (Timbaland) Music Group artist Izza Kizza last week but with Kid Sister dropping her new mixtape a few minutes ago and both being mixed by Nick Catchdubs, I figured what better time than now to deliver these tapes to ya'll.
Download Izza Kizza's 10:15 here. Then head over to Fool's Gold website to grab Chi Town's own Kid Sister's newest tape KISSKISSKISS. Thats 2 albums worth of fresh hip hop for your ears. Check out the track listings for both after the jump.
Montreal-based electro-pop duo Chromeo has been gaining a lot of popularity in the last few years thanks to their awesome, 80s inspired blend of electro beats. Following the release of their third studio album Business Casual, which got number 17 on our top 25 albums of 2010 list, the duo has been showing up everywhere. Now Dave-1 and P-Thugg are releasing the iTunes exclusive Live From Montreal iTunes Session, due out January 18th. Not only that, but the duo is set to appear on Conan O'Brien's incredibly successful late night talk show Conan on February 21st.
If that's not enough, Chromeo has just added several dates to their North American "Risky Business" tour, which begins in Quebec City on January 20. You can check out the tracklisting for the Live From Montreal iTunes Session as well as all of Chromeo's upcoming tour dates after the jump!
Alex Ebert, better known as the frontman for Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros as well as Ima Robot, has taken a short break from his group projects in order to promote himself as a solo artist. His debut solo album, titled Alexander, was recorded entirely by himself in between touring with The Magnetic Zeros over the last year. The album will be supported with a few shows before Mr. Ebert heads back to the studio for Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros' second LP, due out later this year. Alexander is due out on March 1st, and you can check out the tracklisting after the jump!