1. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kinks frontman Ray Davies unveils his second solo album of the past few years, the Raveonettes rock on without superstar guests and Bell X1 gives the U.S. a spin in this week's Hot Product. Singer/songwriter Allison Moorer's "Mockingbird" (New West). A new album from Mark…

  2. American Music Club Enters 'Golden Age'

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act American Music Club will release its ninth album, "The Golden Age," Feb. 18 via Merge. Veteran rock act American Music Club will release its ninth album, "The Golden Age," Feb. 18 via Merge. Recorded in Los Angeles with Dave Trumfio, the 13-song set finds…

  3. The National Jams With The Boss

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The National, Mark Eitzel, Vernon Reid and Martha Wainwright were among the acts on hand Saturday to perform Bruce Springsteen's "Nebraska" album in its entirety at New York's World Financial Center W The National, Mark Eitzel, Vernon Reid and Martha Wainwright were among…

  4. American Music Club Pens New 'Love Songs'

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Back together after a 10-year hiatus, American Music Club will release an all-new 13-song studio album Oct. 12 through Merge Records. Back together after a 10-year hiatus, American Music Club will release an all-new 13-song studio album Oct. 12 through Merge Records. "Love Songs for…

  5. Top Indie Acts Set 'Haikus' To Music

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cat Power, Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier, Alejandro Escovedo, Mark Eitzel, Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, Steve Wynn and Giant Sand's Howe Gelb are among the acts that have leant their vocals to "16 Haiku & Cat Power, Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier, Alejandro Escovedo,…

  6. The Ugly American

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Last year, high priest of melodic misery Mark Eitzel traveled to Athens and hooked up with a local group of bar entertainers for this unusual project. Last year, high priest of melodic misery Mark Eitzel traveled to Athens and hooked up with a local group of bar entertainers for this unusual…

  7. Hot Product

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The 13th installment in the compilation series "NOW That's What I Call Music" (UME). -- New albums from modern rock acts Eve 6 ("It's All in Your Head," RCA) and Thrice ("The Artist in…

  8. The Executioner's Last Songs: Volumes 2 and 3

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It may seem ironic to choose murder, torture and lawlessness as themes for a compilation to benefit the National Coalition Against the Death Penalty, but Jon Langford & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts It may seem ironic to choose murder, torture and lawlessness as themes for a compilation to…

  9. Eitzel Reworks Old 'American' Favorites

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Mark Eitzel will release a new studio album, "The Ugly American," July 22 through Thirsty Ear Recordings. Singer/songwriter Mark Eitzel will release a new studio album, "The Ugly American," July 22 through Thirsty Ear Recordings. Recorded in Greece with…

  10. David Bowie To Curate U.K.'s Meltdown Fest

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST David Bowie has been selected as the curator for this year's edition of the U.K.'s two-week long arts festival Meltdown. Staged on London's South Bank at the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, David Bowie has been selected as the curator for this year's edition of…

  11. Rough Trade Celebrates Electronica

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation celebrating electronic artists past and present, with the track list selected by staff members at the Rough Tra Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation…

  12. Full Noise Pop Fest Lineup Unveiled

    February 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST The full lineup for the ninth annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco has been finalized. The event will kick off Feb. 27 and will feature performances from such indie rock favorites as Superchunk, The full lineup for the ninth annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco has been finalized.…

  13. Indie Stars On Tap For Noise Pop Festt

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's Noise Pop Festival will kick off its ninth year Feb. 27, presenting indie rock fans with six days of diverse musical choices. Among the artists who will play various clubs throughout t San Francisco's Noise Pop Festival will kick off its ninth year Feb. 27,…

  14. Rough Trade Celebrates 25 Years of Independence

    January 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will celebrated its 25th anniversary in style next month. Commencing Feb. 23 at the V&A Museum, Rough Trade record shops will present 10 days of l Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will celebrated its 25th anniversary in…