1. Charly García: The Billboard Q&A

    August 13, 2013 3:00 PM EDT The storied Argentine rocker spoke exclusively to Billboard Argentina for the cover story of the magazine's debut issue. Translated by Judy Cantor-Navas In contrast to more chaotic days when Charly himself would answer the phone in his legendary apartment at the corner of Coronel…

  2. Bradford Cox: ‘Very Dark’ Moments Planted the Seed For New Deerhunter Album

    May 01, 2013 12:34 AM EDT Bradford Cox wrote what would become the final track of Deerhunter's forthcoming album, a song called "Punk," at a friend's house in New York during what he describes as a very difficult time. He'd gone north to get away from personal turmoil in his hometown of…

  3. Black Lips Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    July 06, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Chart Article Black Lips Live Our Tastemakers video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie stores and small…

  4. Black Lips. "Arabia Mountain"

    June 24, 2011 10:00 AM EDT For nearly a decade, Black Lips' shambolic NC-17 live shows-which have included bodily fluids and too much information about private parts -overshadowed the band's studio output. That's why the Atlanta-based garage punk-rock act's rather daring decision to enlist celebrity…

  5. Black Lips Add Polish with Mark Ronson's Help on 'Arabia Mountain'

    May 17, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Through five albums in eight years, the recording process of Atlanta's Black Lips was a lot like their songs: quick, sloppy and without help from anyone. But for "Arabia Mountain," out June 7, the band had bigger ambitions. "The deadline for finishing this record was, &…

  6. Black Lips Wrap Up American Tour, Work on Fifth Album Due Late Summer

    March 25, 2010 8:30 AM EDT Atlanta modern rockers the Black Lips are already two recording sessions into their fifth studio album, which the group's Ian Saint Pe says could be out by late summer or early fall. "When will we be done? I'm hoping by June," the guitarist tells Billboard.com. "I&…

  7. Deerhunter Sets Date For 'Microcastle'

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic indie rock outfit Deerhunter has set an Oct. 28 release date for its sophomore album, "Microcastle." Eclectic indie rock outfit Deerhunter has set an Oct. 28 release date for its sophomore album, "Microcastle." Kranky will handle the release in North America,…