You probably know The Submarines from that iPhone commercial a few years back, but the husband/wife duo with the perfect spy names are behind a lot more synth-infused bedroom pop on 2006′s Declare A New State and 2008′s Honeysuckle Weeks.
Yep, another TV on the Radio Post. Why? Because their new album is better than 90% of the other releases you will probably hear this year, and the New York indie-rock giants are warming up for a long touring season intimate shows at The Independent this month. Pre-sale tickets go on sale at noon today.
Scott Hansen produces electronic music and graphic design in San Francisco as Tycho and ISO50, respectively. His organic and atmospheric compositions provide a colorful, warm, and emotional interpretation of electronic music sure to appeal to a wide audience. See him live Thursday at The Independent.
In the often-serious world of dance music, it’s good to see somebody still having a bit of fun. Meet Wolfgang Gartner, a California native who began teaching himself how to produce music at 11 years old, syncing a drum machine to a keyboard to make tracks while most kids were playing Nintendo.
I’ve been following this Brooklyn duo since their debut in 2006 — Paul Hammer and Deidre Muro were separate fixtures on the downtown singer/songwriter scene, often collaborating on gigs and hanging out at each other’s shows, until they decided to Power Rangers it and join forces to create the decidedly un-singer/songwriter-like Savoir Adore.
While bounce music may be vaguely heard outside of New Orleans, Big Freedia is about to change that while taking the world by storm with her vibrant energy and personable charm. She’ll be hitting San Francisco this Thursday with a live performance at Public Works that is certain to turn the dance floor upside down.
The latest in MTV-fueled, baby-faced pop rock is about to hit the West Coast. Moms, hold onto your daughters, A Rocket to the Moon is coming to San Francisco on April 6th alongside Valencia, Anarbor and Runner Runner. Lead singer Nick Santino took a moment to answer some questions in the midst of the busy show schedule.
There’s been some silence from The Antlers’ camp since the 2009 release of Hospice, but they’ve apparently moved into the studio for the last five months and are set to release Burst Apart May 10 via Frenchkiss Records. Tickets went on sale this morning for their subsequent US tour, which includes a stop at the Great American Music Hall on May 31. Check out the official tracklist and a video of the band performing Burst Apart in its entirety at SXSW after the jump.