Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Evangelista's Musical Sermon; Junkie XL Outsizes Releases; Sasha And Digweed Back At The Hip; Hot Chip's Chart Run Won't Cool; Free 5IVE MP3

KATE NASH CROSSES THE POND This spring, Kate Nash will be packing her vintage dresses and catching a plane to the... (more)
U2 PREPS NEW ALBUM, CHARITABLE SINGLE The well-oiled musical machine known as U2 is currently cooped up in Dublin... (more)
SASHA AND DIGWEED RETURN Break out the glow sticks and UFO pants—Sasha and John Digweed are back! The veteran... (more)
XL TO RELEASE MORE JUNK In the ramp-up time before the March 11 release of his fifth studio album, Booming Back At You... (more)
EVANGELISTA SAYS 'HELLO, VOYAGER' Carla Bozulich, the high priestess of art-noise and veteran of such bands as the... (more)

Ominous. Foreboding. Post-apocalyptic. These are all words that aptly describe the sonic ruminations of Boston's 5ive. But, what they really mean is that the doomy, trance-inducing attack of this duo's furiously fuzzy psyche-out guitars and head-denting drum caterwaul are the sound... (more)


"It's pure Israeli music, but it's also pure rock 'n' roll. It's Israeli rock 'n' roll." (more)


CMJ CHART RECAP: HOT CHIP ON FIRE Hot Chip duplicates last week's effort, going No. 1 at Radio 200 and RPM, No. 2 at... (more)
SMIRNOFF HIGHLIGHTS HIP-HOP CLASSICS Hip-hop and mixed drinks both pack a potent punch and perk up one's... (more)
EMUSIC DRIVES OFF WITH AVIS Everyone knows that road trips require the perfect soundtrack, but there comes... (more)

With the Oscars set to take place this Sunday, which is your all-time favorite film soundtrack?

Garden State
Saturday Night Fever
Purple Rain
Krush Groove

1 1 HOT CHIP Made In The Dark DFA-Astralwerks
2 3 BRITISH SEA POWER Do You Like Rock Music? Rough Trade
3 2 MAGNETIC FIELDS Distortion Nonesuch
4 5 VAMPIRE WEEKEND Vampire Weekend XL
5 4 CAT POWER Jukebox Matador
6 6 HELIO SEQUENCE Keep Your Eyes Ahead Sub Pop
7 7 RADIOHEAD In Rainbows ATO
8 10 XIU XIU Women As Lovers Kill Rock Stars
9 175 RAVEONETTES Lust Lust Lust Vice
10 8 BLACK MOUNTAIN In The Future Jagjaguwar
11 13 MARS VOLTA The Bedlam In Goliath Universal
12 9 SOUNDTRACK Juno Rhino
13 17 NADA SURF Lucky Barsuk
14 16 THAO WITH THE GET DOWN STAY DOWN We Brave Bee Stings And All Kill Rock Stars
15 14 JASON COLLETT Here's To Being Here Arts And Crafts
16 36 SONS AND DAUGHTERS This Gift Domino
17 11 BOB MOULD District Line Anti
18 12 KATE NASH Made Of Bricks Fiction-Geffen
19 73 BON IVER For Emma, Forever Ago Jagjaguwar
20 19 LIAM FINN I'll Be Lightning Yep Roc

1 1 WARBRINGER War Without End Century Media
2 7 BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Scream Aim Fire Zomba
3 8 BRAIN DRILL Apocalyptic Feasting Metal Blade
4 4 PROTEST THE HERO Fortress Vagrant
5 28 DEATH ANGEL Killing Season Nuclear Blast
6 - GENGHIS TRON Board Up The House Relapse
7 2 ARSON ANTHEM Arson Anthem Housecore
8 12 ELECTRIC WIZARD Witchcult Today Candlelight
9 - KINGDOM OF SORROW Kingdom Of Sorrow Relapse
10 11 SALT THE WOUND Carnal Repercussions Rotten
11 3 SAVIOURS Into Abaddon Kemado
12 22 TOBIAS SAMMETS AVANTASIA The Scarecrow Nuclear Blast
13 6 THE OCEAN Precambrian Metal Blade
14 - SWORN ENEMY Maniacal Century Media
15 9 DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Ire Works Relapse
16 19 WINDS OF PLAGUE Decimate The Weak Century Media
17 13 OPETH The Roundhouse Tapes Peaceville
18 10 GAMMA RAY Land Of The Free II SPV
19 14 SEBASTIAN BACH Angel Down Merovingian
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