by Josh Rubin
Ubiquity Records is now selling stylie music themed T-shirts. All designs come with a mini CD hang tag featuring their favorite tracks and exclusives from their upcoming releases.
Michael Fakesch: Dos
by Tim Yu
Imagine an alternate universe where Jamie Lidell sits high on top of the Billboard charts, enjoying Justin Timberlake-sized superstardom, while Matthew Herbert gets paid seven figures to make beats for P. Diddy. It's in this bizarro world that...
Hit City USA's Perfect White T-Shirt
A foray into classic apparel from the Los Angeles independent record label
by David Graver
There's no staple piece of clothing quite like the plain white T-shirt. Its role in pop culture moved it from an undergarment, worn beneath dress shirts, and placed it front and center. Now, LA's independent record label Hit City USA found the white...
Free Music from Bleep
by Mike Reger
Bleep has released a free MP3 EP to toast the new year for all registered users: Bleep Oh Six. It's a truly eclectic selection, as one might expect from Bleep, covering everything from cheeky roller-rink electro funk (Jimmy Edgar's "My...
by Leonora Oppenheim
The scene at Hiro in New York last Wednesday night was unmistakably "Worldwide"â€”Brits, Brazilians, New Yorkers and Japanese were all shaking their thing, both on stage and on the dancefloor. Not many can create this kind...
by Leonora Oppenheim
Currently making quite a murmur on the London music scene is Tallulah Rendall. This singer-songwriter has been quietly honing her craft over the past few years, playing the odd festival here and there, but it wasn't until she was invited by the...
What's Your Rupture?
by Ami Kealoha
New York-based indie label Whatâ€™s Your Rupture has been busting out some of the best punk and classics-sounding rock records Iâ€™ve heard in awhile. The label is fresh and everything you want an indie label to be...
Keep On Running
From Bob Marley to U2, the artwork and the man that made Island Records a seminal label
by Karen Day
Of equal appeal to music nerds and esthetes alike, the U.S. release of "Keep On Running: The Story of Island Records" is a collection of album art and photographs telling the story of founder Chris Blackwell's enormous role in introducing Jamaican...
The Blank Generation: Blank Tapes NYC 1975-1985
by Doug Black
Long the domain of obscurists and NYC musicologists, Bob Blank's Blank Tapes recording studio's long overdue retrospective (due out 2 February 2010) comes thanks to Strut Records. "The Blank Generation: Blank Tapes NYC 1975-1985"...
Island Of The Gods Records
The new Bali-based imprint from LN-CC co-founder Dan Mitchell releases a hypnotic single from Zsou recorded in the Javan jungles
by Karen Day
After a fair amount of time monitoring LN-CC's seriously obscure music collection in the digital realm, we knew we needed to meet the people behind such a curious inventory. So we traveled to East London's Dalston neighborhood, rang the buzzer of...
Ghostly Swim: Interview with Sam Valenti
by Brian Fichtner
For years, Ghostly International, the indie juggernaut of Avant-Pop music, has been redefining the record industry with innovative collaborations and a brand awareness that puts most labels to shame. On 21 April, the fruits of their latest collaborative...
Old-school DāM-FЦПK, A Man of Ideas, new Cam'ron, a #PrivateJam from Bradley Zero and more in the music we tweeted this week
by CH Editors
Auclair: Jupiter + Venus UK music website The 405 debuted a new track from London-based singer, songwriter and producer Auclair this week. From her forthcoming EP Semaphore, "Jupiter + Venus" is like the Goldilocks of new music; it's the perfect...