Wednesday, January 30, 2008

NEWSLETTER from CMJ: Gnarls In Charge Of New LP; Ladyhawk Doc Takes Flight; EMI In The 'News'; Hot Chip Hits CMJ Charts; Free Murder Mystery MP3

GNARLS BARKLEY TO GET 'ODD' Still crazy after all these years? Though it's yet to be determined if they'll have anything... (more)
LONELY H TOURING THEIR 'HAIR' OUT Washington's very own indie-pop prodigies Lonely H are set to embark upon a... (more)
THE RESURRECTION OF 'COOL' Hot on the heels of Yep Roc's February 19 reissue of Nick Lowe's 1978 power-pop classic... (more)
PANTHER FINDS 'GOD' This Panther is about to pounce. The energetic, electro-funk duo will drop their second full length... (more)
WANT TO COVER REFUSED? Refused once promised to bring us the shape of punk to come. Now, No Sleep Records wants fans... (more)
LADYHAWK'S 'FICTIONAL' DOC British Columbian rawkers Ladyhawk are about to become movie stars. Well, sort of... (more)
IDIOT PILOT GET A TASTE OF CHAOS Vociferous Bellingham, Washington duo Idiot Pilot has revealed that they will take... (more)

Are You Ready For The Heartache Cause Here It Comes
Remember Weezer's 1994 nerd anthem "Buddy Holly?" Well, New York City's Murder Mystery has the same stand-by-your-gal sentiment, only frontman Jeremy Coleman actually croons like the ol' Crickets leader himself. A collision of hip shaking '60s soda-shoppe pop and early '90s garage gems, the self-released Are You Ready For The Heartache... is essential jangly shy-guy-in-the-corner, break-up-and-breakdown rock... (more)

DOWNLOAD "Love Astronaut"

"We... got to [record] onto two different mediums at the same time—one being more hi-fi, and another being more lo-fi" (more)


CMJ CHART RECAP: HOT CHIP MAKES A STRONG DEBUT No surprises this week, with Radiohead staying at No. 1 across... (more)
MTVU GOES TO CABLE At last year's MTV Video Music Awards, Justin Timberlake challenged the station to play... (more)
EMI, 'NEW YORK DAILY NEWS' OFFER FREE DOWNLOADS EMI has announced that they will be giving away free download... (more)

If Tom Petty were to have one of your favorite bands back him up at the Super Bowl, who would it be?

Wu-Tang Clan
Aphex Twin
Gogol Bordello
Cannibal Corpse
Tiny Masters Of Today

1 1 RADIOHEAD In Rainbows ATO
2 8 MAGNETIC FIELDS Distortion Nonesuch
3 3 DAFT PUNK Alive 2007 Virgin
4 154 BRITISH SEA POWER Do You Like Rock Music? Rough Trade
5 2 YEASAYER All Hour Cymbals We Are Free
6 10 SOUNDTRACK Juno Rhino
7 6 KATE NASH Made Of Bricks Fiction-Geffen
8 4 SAY HI The Wishes And The Glitch Euphobia
9 5 WHITSUNDAYS The Whitsundays Friendly Fire
10 128 BLACK MOUNTAIN In The Future Jagjaguwar
11 7 BOB MOULD District Line Anti
12 144 CAT POWER Jukebox Matador
13 133 HELIO SEQUENCE Keep Your Eyes Ahead SUB POP
14 15 LUPE FIASCO The Cool Atlantic-1st & 15th
15 14 DENGUE FEVER Venus On Earth M80
16 21 LIAM FINN I'll Be Lightning Yep Roc
17 - JASON COLLETT Here's To Being Here Arts And Crafts
18 24 RIVERS CUOMO Alone: The Home Recordings Of Rivers Cuomo Geffen
19 19 GORILLAZ D-Sides Virgin
20 30 BATTLE ROYALE Wake Up, Thunderbabe Afternoon

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