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...

Band of Horses Announce New Album "Why Are You OK"

By blalock on March 28th, 2016 at 10:43 AM

Band of Horses have announced their new album titled "Why Are you OK". The follow-up to 2012's Mirage Rock was produced by Grandaddy's Jason Lytle and is set for release in June. The tracklist has not been released yet but the album is to contain 12 songs and is...

Canadian singer-songwriter Andy Shauf announces new LP, releases new single

By coltonsanders on March 21st, 2016 at 11:05 PM

Earlier this month, Anti-Records announced the May 20th release of label-newcomer Andy Shauf’s forthcoming LP, The Party. 

You can listen to track one, The Magician,...

Hudson Mohawke Announces North American Tour

By blalock on March 3rd, 2016 at 4:21 PM

Hudson Mohawke has just announced a North American tour starting in April that also includes performances at Coachella & Primavera Sound. These dates have been added just before his previously announced European tour. Check the dates below. 

04-03 Rabat, Malta - Lost...

M83 Announces New Album "Junk" And Releases New Single Titled "Do It, Try It"

By blalock on March 1st, 2016 at 4:11 PM

M83's new album titled Junk is set for release on April 8th via Mute. His new single "Do It, Try It" is the first single to be released and the follow-up to 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming.  Beck & Susanne Sundfør will also make an appearance on the...