1. Surfer Blood Guitarist Thomas Fekete Dies of Cancer

    May 31, 2016 10:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Very sad news to report out of the indie rock world this morning --  Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete has succumbed to a rare form of cancer he was diagnosed with last year . He was 27.  “Our sweet Thomas passed on last night, peacefully in his ...

  2. Surfer Blood Doesn’t Miss a Beat With New Lineup at L.A. Show: Live Review

    January 09, 2016 5:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Buzz bands come and buzz bands go. The real challenge is to sustain a career beyond that early excitement. At different times, both Surfer Blood and second-billed Cayucas have enjoyed buzz band status, so the groups’ Friday night (Jan. 8) pairing at ...

  3. Surfer Blood's Thomas Fekete Has Cancer; Here's How You Can Help

    April 20, 2015 3:20 PM EDT The guitarist seeks donations to help cover the costs of alternative cancer treatment. Thomas Fekete, guitarist for Florida indie rockers Surfer Blood , revealed today via GoFundMe that he is battling a rare form of cancer. Fekete is searching f ...

  4. Record Store Day Unveils 2014 Releases: David Bowie, Jay Z, Coldplay, Haim + More

    March 20, 2014 3:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Record Store Day has just announced a complete list of its 2014 exclusive releases (below) for its seventh annual celebration on April 19. The list of exclusive vinyl, which includes everything from a 7" David Bowie picture disc, a 12" of ...

  5. Indie Beat: Lio Kanine on Ten Years of Kanine Records

    April 15, 2013 4:44 PM EDT Next month, May 10 to be exact, Brooklyn’s Kanine Records will celebrate its tenth birthday. Officially launched by dog-loving husband and wife duo Lio and Kay Kanine (not their real last name) in 2003, the landmark Williamsburg label has sinc ...

  6. Flaming Lips Bring 'Yoshimi' to SXSW at Final Warner Sound

    March 15, 2013 11:15 AM EDT OKC legends leave the confetti -- and new songs -- at home; Alt-J, the Joy Formidable and Atlas Genius contribute to dance rock-filled night in Texas If any of the hundreds of people at Thursday night's Warner Sound showcase traveled to Aust ...

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  8. Exclusive: Frenchkiss Label Group Announces First Distributed Labels: ATP, White Iris, Underwater Peoples, More

    May 09, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Frenchkiss, which announced the formation of the Frenchkiss Label Group earlier this year, has announced the first nine labels joining the fold: ATP Recordings, Cavity Search, Cult, God Mode, Holiday Friends, JAXART, Pendu Sound, Underwater People ...

  9. Warner Goes Drupal: A Q&A With Paul Sinclair, SVP, Digital Media, Atlantic Records

    March 20, 2012 4:28 PM EDT Warner Music Group is among the first companies to use a new platform by Acquia called "Enterprise Drupal Gardens." In short, Enterprise Drupal Gardens offers clients the same advantages as proprietary "software as a service" ( ...

  10. Deervana, Beirut, Guided By Voices Storm Brooklyn for Northside Fest

    June 20, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Be it baby bands or old hands, Brooklyn's Northside festival this weekend showcased more than 300 artists throughout the borough's Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods. With indie legends Beirut and Guided by Voices in the headlining ...

  11. The Drums Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    November 24, 2010 9:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Our new 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 ...

  12. Yo La Tengo, Pete Rock, Greg Dulli Kick Off CMJ 2010 in New York

    October 20, 2010 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The CMJ (College Music Journal) festival and conference kicked off Tuesday night (Oct. 19) with an especially wide-ranging lineup of shows, from indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo at Brooklyn Bowl and Greg Dulli at Bowery Ballroom to hip-hop veterans ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Disappointed by Senate, Kanye Talks Obama Insult

    September 22, 2010 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Responds to Failed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal After the proposed repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell&quo ...

  14. Billboard Bits: J.Lo Goes Diva In 'Idol' Negotiations, 'Glee' Brings In 'Rocky Horror' Alums

    September 13, 2010 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "American Idol" Did Not Meet J.Lo's Demands Although she will receive a handsome deal for becoming a judge on "American Idol," Jennifer Lopez � ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Beyonce Returns To the Studio, Blink-182 Cracks Crude Obama Joke

    August 30, 2010 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce Returns To Studio with Ne-Yo Beyonce is back in the studio after taking a break from music earlier this year, according to Perez Hilton. The news follows a tweet ...