Pearl Jam is an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990. Since its inception, the band’s line-up has included Eddie Vedder (vocals), Stone Gossard (guitar), Jeff Ament (bass), and Mike McCready (guitar). The band’s current drummer is Matt Cameron, also of Soundgarden, who has been with the band since 1998. Formed after the demise of Gossard and Ament’s previous band, Mother Love Bone, Pearl Jam broke into the mainstream with its debut album, Ten. One of the key bands of the grunge movement in the early [...]
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Norah Jones has released Little Broken Hearts (Blue Note/EMI), her stunning new album produced by Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton) which features original songs co-written by Jones and Burton. Jones drew the inspiration for the album cover from the vintage movie posters that adorn Burton’s Los Angeles studio. “Brian has this great collection of Russ Meyer posters in his studio,” explains Jones, “and this particular one, called Mudhoney, was right over the couch where [...]
Sleigh Bells is an American musical duo from Brooklyn, New York City, formed in 2008. The duo consists of Derek Edward Miller (guitar) and Alexis Krauss (vocals). After signing to N.E.E.T. Recordingsand Mom+Pop, Sleigh Bells released their debut album, Treats, on May 11, 2010. Their follow-up album, Reign of Terror, was released on February 21, 2012. Reign of Terror (2012) Sleigh Bells began tracking songs for their second studio album in June 2011. Describing the sound of the new [...]
The Mars Volta is an American progressive rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001. The band consists of Omar Rodríguez-López (guitar, producer, direction), Cedric Bixler-Zavala (vocals, lyrics), Juan Alderete (bass), Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez (keyboards, percussion) and Deantoni Parks (drums). Formed following the break-up of Rodriguez-Lopez and Bixler-Zavala’s previous band, At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta incorporates various influences including progressive rock, krautrock, jazz fusion, Latin American music, and the rhythmic complexity of math rock into their sound. They are known for their energetic live shows, as well as their concept-based studio albums. In 2009, the band [...]
The Shins, formerly known as “Flake Music,” are an American indie rock band from Albuquerque, New Mexico, formed in 1996. The band consists of James Mercer (vocals, guitar), Joe Plummer (drums), Jessica Dobson (guitar), Yuuki Matthews (bass) and Richard Swift (keyboards). The band is currently based in Portland, Oregon. On June 20, 2008, the band announced that their three record Sub Pop contract had been fulfilled and that the next Shins’ record would be released on James Mercer’s own label, Aural Apothecary. [...]
Knife Party is an Australian electro house/dubstep duo founded by 2 members of the electronic rock band Pendulum, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen. While on tour promoting Pendulum’s third album ‘Immersion’, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen felt the urge to start a new project with the aim of showcasing ideas which didn’t fit into the Pendulum mould, and decided to name themselves after their favourite Deftones song. Taking inspiration from a number of different genres, Knife Party are focusing [...]