“Ballad” is probably the last word you would ever associate with Everything Everything, but that’s exactly what the band’s upcoming single, “Duet”, is. Found on the oft-experimental Manchester outfits latest album, Arc, “Duet” is a climatic number in which strings hold sway over off-kilter melodies and rapid-fire vocals. As different as the track is, though, […]

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Several key independent record labels have been hit hard by the unrest and looting over the past week in London. Specifically, the fire at the the Sony distribution center that housed indie distributor PIAS. The PIAS warehouse was home to physical product (vinyl, CD’s, merch) for countless key independent record labels including XL Recordings, Sub […]

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Billboard: Jay-Z and Kanye’s Watch The Throne set to break iTunes one-week sales record. CoS: Video of the Shins’ first show in three years surfaces online. Rolling Stone: Sony warehouse destroyed on the third night of London riots… HypeBot: …and here’s a list of the 150 labels who’s distribution has been affected. Pitchfork: Hella release […]

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