Click Track: Yeasayer

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Be specific: Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder talks about life in the universe’s most blogged about band

Where does 2010’s “most blogged about band” go from here?

By Allison Stewart  |  11:29 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/28/2010

Singles file: Nicki Minaj, Shakira, Sharon Van Etten

We're still waiting for Nicki Minaj's album but the latest single bodes well. (Courtesy of the artist) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Nicki Minaj: "Right Thru Me" The latest and most...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/23/2010

FreeFest overlap: Who will you see?

You can get with this, or you can get with that. LCD Soundsystem and M.I.A. perform at FreeFest on Saturday. (Jake Walters; AP Photo/Jim Cooper) By Chris Richards When a cornucopia of pop music is dumped on a sprawling festival...

By Chris Richards  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/10/2010

Singles file: Soundgarden, Taylor Swift, Frightened Rabbit

Soundgarden performed at Lollapalooza and now offers up a vintage outtake. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Soundgarden: "Black Rain" Originally recorded for "Badmotorfinger," this supremely sludgy outtake chilled in the vault until...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010

Polls: Are you psyched for Virgin Mobile FreeFest?

M.I.A. is coming! M.I.A. is coming! (AP Photo/Jim Cooper) By Chris Richards Considering last year's line-up felt a little "meh," today's Virgin Mobile FreeFest line-up announcement was a super-stoker. So many great acts! And for zero dollars! Whether your favorite...

By Chris Richards  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010

M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, T.I., Pavement to perform Virgin Mobile FreeFest

M.I.A. will perform the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sept. 25 at Merriweather Post Pavilion. (By Jaime Martinez) By Chris Richards Virgin Mobile FreeFest has announced a line-up that’s sure to delight both pop-omnivores and text message enthusiasts. M.I.A.! LCD! T.I.!...

By Chris Richards  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/05/2010

In concert: Yeasayer at 9:30 club

Yeasayer offered a few revelatory moments on Saturday at 9:30 club. (All photos by Leah Jones/FTWP) By Patrick Foster Forget that Yeasayer was ever a blogger-buzz band from Brooklyn with a world-music-flecked, organic debut album. The trio is on the...

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 03/29/2010

Week ahead: Erykah Badu releases "Part Two," Liquid Liquid on "Fallon"?!

Punk disco originals Liquid Liquid will appear on "Fallon" Friday; DNA's "Lopez Tonight" appearance imminent. In concert: If you're into big-name DJs, Fur presents you with a couple of opportunities this week: Armin Van Buuren is there on Tuesday...

By David Malitz  |  05:05 PM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/02/2010

Album review: Yeasayer, "Odd Blood"

By David Malitz "Odd Blood," the second album from Brooklyn trio Yeasayer, might mark a watershed moment for indie-jam band crossovers. Borough mates such as TV on the Radio and Grizzly Bear have already infiltrated long-standing hippie gathering Bonnaroo,...

By David Malitz  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 12/17/2009

Morning click: Boyle bests Brown, STP readies new album

Consumers continue to give the thumbs up to Susan Boyle's debut album. (REUTERS/David Moir) - The new Billboard charts contain few surprises. Susan Boyle continues to dominate, moving a massive 582,000 units last week, bringing her three-week total to 1.8...

By David Malitz  |  07:30 AM ET, 12/17/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)