1. John McEntire

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  2. Yo La Tengo Announces New Album & Tour Dates

    November 14, 2012 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Veteran indie-rock trio Yo La Tengo will release "Fade," the follow-up to their previous album "Popular Songs," on Jan. 15, 2013, through Matador. The label announced the release date for the group's 13th studio album, as we ...

  3. Broken Social Scene Returns from Hiatus with 'Forgiveness'

    April 16, 2010 1:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 With new albums by the Hold Steady , the National , LCD Soundsystem and Band of Horses scheduled to hit stores within a three-week span, the beginning of May has become blockbuster month for indie rock releases. No one could be happier about the ind ...

  4. Video: Broken Social Scene Lights Up SXSW, Talks Album

    March 19, 2010 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eclectic Canadian rock band Broken Social Scene lit up a huge SXSW crowd under the Austin sky late last night (March 18) at Stubb's and we captured their set and sat down to talk with the band's Brendan Canning and Charlie Spearin about re ...

  5. Tortoise Boards the 'Ancestorship' This June

    March 27, 2009 11:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran post-rock act Tortoise will return June 23rd with their first new studio album in five years. Entitled "Beacons of Ancestorship," the eleven song Thrill Jockey set was recorded primarily from Summer of 2008 through early 2009 at dr ...

  6. New Tortoise Album Coming In April

    January 20, 2009 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Chicago instrumental rock institution Tortoise's first album of original music in five years offers "a lot of variety," according to bassist Doug McCombs. The as-yet-untitled set is due April 21 from Thrill Jockey. Drummer John McEnti ...

  7. Queen Of Kings

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a guest turn on the Foo Fighters' last album plus score contributions to the films "Into the Wild" and "August Rush," guitarist Kaki King should move to the next level with "Dreaming of Revenge, After a guest turn ...

  8. Kaki King Finds Her Groove On Fourth Album

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist Kaki King is "pretty much done" with her fourth studio album, due early next year via Velour. The set was produced by Malcolm Burn (Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp), who pushed King to "be creati Guitarist Kaki King is "pret ...

  9. Fiery Furnaces Prep 'Widow,' Go To The Ballet

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a couple of releases for Fat Possum, sibling indie rock duo the Fiery Furnaces is now aligned with Thrill Jockey for the Oct. 9 release of "Widow City," mixed by Tortoise's John McEntire. After a couple of releases for Fat Possu ...

  10. Billboard Bits: The Sea & Cake, Cowboy Junkies, Townes Van Zandt

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chicago rock outfit The Sea & Cake will return May 8 with a new Thrill Jockey album, "Everybody." The 10-track set was recorded by indie vet Brian Paulson (Slint, Superchunk), marking the first ti As tipped here last month, Chicago roc ...

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cassie leads a revitalization at Bad Boy with her self-titled debut, Rick Ross uplifts Miami hip-hop with "Hustlin'," Ani DiFranco roars back after taking a hiatus and Masta Killa salutes "Brooklyn" w A live DVD from U.K. si ...

  12. Kaki King Sees 'Red' On New Album

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist Kaki King explores new sonic terrain on her third studio album, "... Until We Felt Red," due Aug. 8 via Velour Recordings. Guitarist Kaki King explores new sonic terrain on her third studio album, "... Until We Felt Red,&quo ...

  13. Sam Prekop and Archer Prewitt / March 19, 2006 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Southpaw)

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Man, are we the driest act in rock?," Sam Prekop asked his Sea and Cake colleague Archer Prewitt during a tuning break last night (March 19) in Brooklyn, N.Y. The crowd cracked up, but only because P "Man, are we the driest act in ro ...

  14. Hot Product

    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from progressive rock act Dream Theater, "Octivarium" (Atlantic). A collection of Ray Charles songs from jazz guitarist John Scofield, "That's What ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Teenage Fanclub, Cowboy Junkies & More

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Teenage Fanclub, Cowboy Junkies & More Veteran Scottish rock outfit Teenage Fanclub has signed with Merge, which will release the new album "Man-Made" on June 7. The 12-track set was recorded by John McEntire (Tortoise, the Sea ...

  16. Hot Product

    March 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sam Prekop ’Professor’ Sam Sea & Cake vocalist/guitarist Sam Prekop will release his second solo album, "Who's Your New Professor," this week via Thrill Jockey. Without abandoning the stylistic precedent set on 1999's acclaim ...

  17. Prefuse Plans Tour, Tickles Ivories

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Prefuse 73 leader Scott Herren is preparing to spend the spring and summer on the road in support of his upcoming album, "Surrounded by Silence." Herren tells Billboard.com the trek, which will featur Prefuse 73 leader Scott Herren is prep ...

  18. Prekop Plots Next Solo Mission

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sea & Cake vocalist/guitarist Sam Prekop will release his second solo album, "Who's Your New Professor," in March via Thrill Jockey. Sea & Cake vocalist/guitarist Sam Prekop will release his second solo album, "Who's ...

  19. Stereolab Peers At The 'Eclipse'

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Margerine Eclipse" is the follow-up to 2001's "Sound Dust," which debuted at No. 11 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. Stereolab will release its next album, "Margerine Eclipse," Jan. 27 via Elektra. The set w ...

  20. Tortoise Crawling Along On New Album

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago instrumental rock outfit Tortoise is eyeing an early 2004 release for its fifth Thrill Jockey album, multi-instrumentalist John McEntire tells Billboard.com. "We have been working very sporadi Chicago instrumental rock outfit Tortoise i ...

  21. Sea & Cake Plans Tour, New Mini-Album

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Barely a month after it released its latest Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom," Chicago-based rock quartet the Sea & Cake has another mini-album ready to go. Due May 8 from Thrill Jockey, the seve Barely a month after it released its l ...

  22. Sea & Cake Shop For A 'One Bedroom'

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago underground rock outfit the Sea & Cake has pushed back the release of its sixth Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom," from Oct. 8 to early next year. Chicago underground rock outfit the Sea & Cake has pushed back the release ...

  23. New Tortoise, Sea And Cake Sets On The Way

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago underground rock outfits Tortoise and the Sea & Cake should both have new releases out on Thrill Jockey by fall, drummer John McEntire tells Billboard.com. "We started some recording in De Chicago underground rock outfits Tortoise a ...

  24. New Stereolab Album Stretches 'Sound'

    June 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. pop experimentalists Stereolab will release a new album, "Sound-Dust," Sept. 3 internationally via the group's own Duophonic label and Aug. 28 in North America on Elektra. The 12-track album does U.K. pop experimentalists Stereol ...

  25. Pelo

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Young urban hipsters who can't wait for the next Tortoise album, you're in luck. The Aluminum Group's "Pelo" features the lush production and silky arrangements one expects to find on a Tort Young urban hipsters who can' ...

  26. Nothing 'Standard' About Tortoise's New Album

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite what its title may suggest, the fourth album from Chicago instrumental quintet Tortoise features anything but "Standards." The set, which Thrill Jockey releases Feb. 20, is one of the most Despite what its title may suggest, the fo ...