Losing Them All to This, due out on Latenight Weeknight on 9/19/11If it seems like A Shoreline Dream has been rather quiet lately, it's because it has. But there's a very good reason for that: The outfit has been hard at work finishing up work on a brand-new album, Losing Them All to This Tim ... More >>
In the past decade, the music industry has seen a lot of changes, but it has struggled to keep pace with technology, piracy and consumer demands. Already this year we've started to see a few more changes take shape, from crackdowns on piracy websites, a resurgence of interest in the currently ... More >>
The French government has revealed a plan to combat piracy that could either be the most brilliant gesture ever or the most monumental waste of government resources of all time (okay, maybe not all time, but close). The proposal: French residents can buy a 50-euro gift card with which they ... More >>
With the disintegration of Lala coming May 31st, we've been left with one less choice for downloading. Lala was one of the best digital music distributors in town, offering full album streaming and low prices for downloading. After the website was gobbled up by Apple in December of last ... More >>
The Photo Atlas and the Still City will be playing this Thursday night at the Marquis Theater. In itself, that might not seem so noteworthy. Sure, the Photo Atlas has been receiving some great national press lately, and the Still City is one of the best bands I haven't seen. What makes this show rea ... More >>
Here's a wrap-up of all the great coverage you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were digesting the news that Amy Winehouse's emphysema may end her singing career (and, eventually, her junkie career as well...).
Flobots's music has been characterized as a lot of things. Socially conscious? Check. Political? Sure. Insurgent? Sure. Incisive? Most definitely. But Spirtual? Perhaps to some, I guess. Christian? Uh... really? That's a new one. Nonetheless, that's exactly how eMusic -- or somebody, CD Baby maybe? ... More >>
Gregg Gillis canít understand what all the fuss is about.
Circusized Peanuts. What a great name for a record. And as I remembered it, Peanuts was also a pretty kick-ass album. Not quite as good as Deadly Kung Fu Action -- the classic Warlock Pinchers album, which contained the immortal ditty "Morrisey Rides a Cockhorse" -- but pretty kick-ass nonetheless. ... More >>
Beatport.com turns the tables on the art of deejaying.