Bon Iver's Justin Vernon previously had some choice words for the Grammy Awards, but it's seems he's changing his tune -- or at least going along with the Recording Academy's stunning new commercial for his band.
On today's episode of Alec Baldwin's "Here's The Thing" podcast on WNYC, the "30 Rock" actor delves in deep with "Saturday Night Live" executive producer Lorne Michaels, and in the process, reveals that Justin Bieber will host "SNL" in the upcoming months.
On the Hold Steady frontman's first solo album "Clear Heart Full Eyes" (released Jan. 24), Craig Finn trades rollicking bar-band riffs and beer-soaked scene lore for a touch of twang and subtle narratives.
Electronic duo Air celebrated their upcoming album, the soundtrack to Georges Melies' 1902 silent film "Le Voyage Dans La Lune," with a film screening and Q&A at NYC's Museum of Modern Art and an after party at the French Embassy with the band, Astralwerks' Nick Clift, Au Revoir Simone, WFUV's Rita Houston and cheese "overkill."
Around the release of "Codes and Keys" last May, Death Cab For Cutie told Billboard that they were hoping to bring an orchestra on tour at some point, in order to more fully recreate their strings-tinged 2011 album. It seems the idea has finally come to fruition: The Washington state rockers announced today that they will take Magik*Magik Orchestra out on a month-long North American tour this spring.