Two Door Cinema Club Releases "Are We Ready? (Wreck)"

By aneliku on June 17th, 2016 at 6:11 AM

Today, Two Door Cinema Club released a single off their upcoming album Gameshow, set to be released on October 14, 2016 by Parlophone Records. It's about time! The last time Two Door released a studio album was in August of 2012.

This new single, titled "Are We Ready? (Wreck)" shows...

Skin by Flume: A Track by Track Review

By krisharris256 on June 14th, 2016 at 11:20 AM

After 4 years, Harley Streten, better known as Flume, has released “Skin”, his follow up to his self-titled debut album. Known for revitalizing electronic music and brining the “Australian...

REVIEW: "Teens of Denial" by Car Seat Headrest

By aneliku on June 13th, 2016 at 1:08 PM

It’s a rare and special thing to love every single song on an album. Car Seat Headrest’s most recent release, Teens of Denial, is a ride from start to finish, with each track tugging at the heartstrings in a way that makes you want to cry and wail on the air guitar at the same...

The Pygmalion Festival Announces Lineup

By krisharris256 on June 11th, 2016 at 12:34 PM

The Pygmalion Festival just released their Music and Literature Lineup for 2016. Featuring the likes of Future Islands, Vince Staples, and Wolf Parade as headlining acts and a tons of literature, food, and technology exhibits,the entire festival will run September 16th-24th...

The creative mastermind behind ODESZA’s live performance visuals

By chinesenobody on June 9th, 2016 at 9:25 PM

If you’ve been to a concert prior to the EDM takeover, you’d remember that visuals were not a very significant part of performances. Since the boom of electronic music, artistic components have been added to live shows to enhance the viewer’s experience. Some performers have trippy...

MIXTAPE: cant noize 4 mad boyz

By coltonsanders on June 8th, 2016 at 8:45 AM

ARTGOON: Loud, aggressive, doused in gasoline, and dropped in the mud. Here's an aural assault for your midweek stress-out. Get the meds out. I hear Trump's coming back to Texas next week to dredge up the blood-faced,...

The Music of Democracy Now! (5.30.16)

By coltonsanders on June 7th, 2016 at 5:57 PM

I am pleased to announce a new weekly column for BIRP which discusses the music featured each week on the episodes of the news broadcast, Democracy Now!

(*What follows is an introduction feel free to skip down...

FYF Fest Announces 2016 Lineup

By blalock on March 29th, 2016 at 11:07 AM

FYF Fest has just announced this years lineup which will take place August 27-28 in Los Angeles, CA.  Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, LCD Soundsystem & Grace Jones are set to headline and tickets go on sale this Friday, April 1st at noon PT. Full lineup below:

Soundcloud Launches New Subscription Service Called Soundcloud Go

By blalock on March 29th, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Soundcloud just launched their new subscription service "Go" which promises an expanded music library and ad-free listening.  The service will also allow you to save your music for offline listening and provides access to over 20,000 label's catalogs.  It's existing, ad-supported...

Glastonbury 2016 Lineup Announced

By blalock on March 29th, 2016 at 10:20 AM

The full lineup for Glatonbury 2016 was just released. Adele, Muse & Coldplay are set to headline the festival which will take place on June 22-26. The festival will also feature perfromances from Foals, Beck, ELO, LCD Soundsystem, New Order, Grimes, The 1975, Sigur Ros, James...