Youth Lagoon Used Sounds from Space to Make This Dreamy New Song

You can't hear sound in space. But that doesn't mean that you can't make sound from space. Lefse Records recently did just that, inviting 14 artists to make songs using "sounds" from space. The first track released is by Youth Lagoon, and it's pretty good! » 4/17/14 7:00pm Thursday 7:00pm

Listening to In Utero on the 20th Anniversary of Kurt Cobain's Death

The official report says Kurt Cobain died on April 5th, 1994. It's an estimate—Cobain's body wasn't found until April 8th, and questions and conspiracy theories still linger about the circumstances of his death. But today feels as fitting as any day to look back on In Utero, Nirvana's last studio album. » 4/05/14 8:30pm 4/05/14 8:30pm

Glowing Sticks and Long Exposures Turn Drumming Into a Visual Feast

It can be mesmerizing watching a talented drummer beat away on a set of skins, but even more so when they're sitting in the middle of a long-exposure camera rig with a pair of glowing drumsticks in hand. What's usually a blur of arms and sticks suddenly becomes an intricate web of mid-air streaks and squiggles that… » 4/03/14 7:00pm 4/03/14 7:00pm

A Flaming Lips Album Syncs With Dark Side of the Moon and Wizard of Oz

Okay bear with us for a second: in 2009 the Flaming Lips covered Dark Side of the Moon. Now they've made that project even Flaming Lips-ier, by releasing an immersive companion album you're supposed to play along with the original Pink Floyd recording. Oh, and it syncs up with the Wizard of Oz apparently. » 3/31/14 8:00pm 3/31/14 8:00pm

Cut Copy's Stop-Motion Music Video Is Made With Cute 3D Printed Figures

Australian synth-pop dance machine Cut Copy just dropped a new music video for its song "Explorers" which is made with 3D-printed figures that play the faceless, adorable leading roles. It's really charming, but better still, the band and production company are making it easy for you to remix the video to your hearts… » 2/21/14 1:40pm 2/21/14 1:40pm

RIP Bob Casale, Founding Member and Guitarist of Devo

Devo's Bob Casale, founding guitarist of the genre-defying new wave band, electronic music pioneer, and wearer of the best hat in music, has died from heart failure at 61. In his honor, drop everything and dance to their breakout hit "Whip It," which might just contain one of the most memorable guitar riffs of all time. » 2/18/14 8:00pm 2/18/14 8:00pm