Cat Power To Fly Solo On Next Album

Chan Marshall, the smokey-voiced songstress better known to the world as Cat Power, has announced that her next album will be recorded without the backing musicianship of her longtime friends in Dirty Delta Blues.

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She & Him To Release Sophomore Album In 2010

In a recent interview with MTV news, Zooey Deschanel, the female half of the indie pop duo She & Him, announced that the band will follow up their debut album’s success with the release of Volume 2 next year.  Adding more excitement to the news, Deschanel also confirmed upcoming tour plans: “And then I have a new [She & Him] record coming out in the spring. It’s official. It’s done and being released in the spring. And we’re going to go on tour.”

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Hear The Latest From Bela Fleck

Bela Fleck

NPR is currently featuring tracks from Bela Fleck’s collaborative album with Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain, The Melody of Rhythm, here.  A short interview with the musicians is featured on the site as well.  If you like what you hear, you’ll be pleased to know that Bela Fleck & The Flecktones will be making a stop here in Madison on December 13th.  Grab tickets now!

Listen To The Avett Brothers’ New Album

Avett Brothers

NPR is currently giving fans the opportunity to listen to the Avett Brothers’ new album, I and Love and You in its entirety on their Exclusive First Listen page.

Their October 21st show at The Barrymore Theatre is one of the hottest tickets in town this season and they’re going fast, so grab yours now!

Listen To David Bazan’s New Album

bazan

Excited about David Bazan’s upcoming show with Say Hi at The High Noon Saloon?  So are we!  Paste magazine is indulging our enthusiasm for that great indie artist formerly known as Pedro The Lion by providing this streaming player featuring his newest album, Curse Your Branches.  Check it out, and then check him out on October 27th.  Get tickets here.

Music News Recap: “It’s Just A Fond Farewell To A Friend…”

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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oasis

Oasis, the band with more breakups than a grocery store tabloid, has called it quits.  Want to place bets on how long it’ll take before they’re back together again?

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Music News Recap: Live To Tell

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Elastica

Wanna rock out for a good cause?  Of course you do!  Come out to raise some funds (for Bitch magazine) and raise some hell while you’re at it.  The GRRRL Rock Party is at Woof’s tonight.

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