Day: March 7, 2017

Someone Remade the ‘Twin Peaks’ Theme in the Style of the ‘Seinfeld’ Theme

Someone Remade the ‘Twin Peaks’ Theme in the Style of the ‘Seinfeld’ Theme

While we await the impending arrival Twin Peaks Season 3, the internet has gifted us another oddity to help pass the time. Specifically, a mash-up mastermind has paired the show’s iconic theme song with that another beloved ’90s series. Posting to the “Twin Peaks Shitposting” Facebook group, someone named Maximilian Petrosky fered up the corny slap-bass Continue reading Someone Remade the ‘Twin Peaks’ Theme in the Style of the ‘Seinfeld’ Theme

Stephin Merritt Talks Memory, Moving, Mom and the Magnetic Fields’ Epic ’50 Song Memoir’

Stephin Merritt Talks Memory, Moving, Mom and the Magnetic Fields’ Epic ’50 Song Memoir’

Perhaps papa really was a rodeo. On the Magnetic Fields’ 50 Song Memoir, songwriter Stephin Merritt’s memoir in verse, he mentions St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands, Yonkers, New York, Baden-Baden (a spa town in Southwestern Germany), Syracuse, Woodstock, Paia, Hawaii and Saratoga Springs — and that’s just in his first ten years. The five-disc box set Continue reading Stephin Merritt Talks Memory, Moving, Mom and the Magnetic Fields’ Epic ’50 Song Memoir’

NXNE Gets Tyler, the Creator, Passion Pit, Post Malone for Port Lands Lineup

NXNE Gets Tyler, the Creator, Passion Pit, Post Malone for Port Lands Lineup

Long-running Toronto festival North by Northeast is set to bring a host live performances to the Port Lands for the second consecutive year, and organizers have revealed the first batch artists who will take the outdoor stage at the fest on June 23 to 25. Topping the bill are Odd Future icon Tyler, the Creator, Continue reading NXNE Gets Tyler, the Creator, Passion Pit, Post Malone for Port Lands Lineup

Fleet Foxes Announce ‘Crack-Up’ LP, Share New Song

Fleet Foxes Announce ‘Crack-Up’ LP, Share New Song

One our most anticipated albums 2017 has finally been ficially announced. Despite previous rumours about an album titled Ylajali, Fleet Foxes will actually release Crack-Up on June 16 through Nonesuch Records.   The album marks the band’s first full-length since 2011’s Helplessness Blues. It was entirely written by bandleader Robin Pecknold and co-produced by Pecknold Continue reading Fleet Foxes Announce ‘Crack-Up’ LP, Share New Song

Rancid and Dropkick Murphys Join Forces for ‘From Boston to Berkeley Tour’

Rancid and Dropkick Murphys Join Forces for ‘From Boston to Berkeley Tour’

The history between Rancid and Dropkick Murphys is a long one, with the Celtic punks having signed to Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong’s Hellcat Records in their early career. Now, the two bands are set to celebrate their history on the road together this summer. On the “From Boston to Berkeley Tour,” the two punk outfits Continue reading Rancid and Dropkick Murphys Join Forces for ‘From Boston to Berkeley Tour’

Forest Swords Returns with ‘The Highest Flood’

Forest Swords Returns with ‘The Highest Flood’

Four years removed from his Engravings album, Forest Swords (a.k.a. producer Matthew Barnes) has returned with a new single titled “The Highest Flood.” Out today (March 7) through Ninja Tune, the track features jagged drums and piano backed by layered synths, with a choral sample popping up every so ten. “It’s a challenge to navigate the Continue reading Forest Swords Returns with ‘The Highest Flood’