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Father John Misty wins our unofficial NYE 2015 photo contest

Father John Misty - New Year's Eve

In what’s become an ongoing series of Instagram photos that shows him glued to his phone, Josh Tillman made us laugh with his latest offering on New Year’s Eve.

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Why we need digital streaming services like Spotify

Spotify

Despite people’s opinions on free streaming versus paid subscriptions, there’s no doubt that services such as Spotify and Pandora have breathed new life into the global music industry.

Run the Jewels drop remix album ‘Meow the Jewels’ as free download

Meow the Jewels

After Run the Jewels announced last year that they would release an alternate version of their critically acclaimed sophomore album using strictly cat sounds if they raised $40,000 on Kickstarter, the hip-hop duo have done just that.

Father John Misty wakes up, deletes ‘1989’

Father John Misty

Josh Tillman and company found themselves trending in the hearts and minds of the post-modern millennial class by releasing their Velvet Underground-inspired versions of the Ryan Adams/Taylor Swift ‘1989’ experiment in aesthetic appropriation.

Mac DeMarco debuts new material at listening party, BBQ in Brooklyn

Mac DeMarco

Are you anxious to hear Mac DeMarco’s new mini-album? Some lucky fans in Brooklyn were able to hear tracks from the record at a listening party and BBQ.

Kevin Parker links to new Tame Impala track “Disciples” via intriguing reddit AMA

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker

Parker says the new Tame Impala LP “definitely has the most variation of any album I’ve done in the past”, offers refreshing take on music streaming.

Help contribute to Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete’s GoFundMe campaign for cancer treatment

Surfer Blood - Thomas Fekete

Recently diagnosed with a very rare, aggressive and cancerous sarcoma, Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Feteke is currently undergoing a rigorous and extremely costly treatment process — and he needs your help.

Tame Impala flash back to 80’s pop on new single

Tame Impala - 'Cause I'm a Man

The Australian neo-psych rockers continue to show why their third LP will be one of the most highly anticipated albums of 2015.

Mac DeMarco appears to have a new album on the way

Mac shared a compilation video on Friday afternoon that includes snippets of five new songs being mastered in the studio — along with a variety of wacky faces.

James Murphy makes statement on LCD Soundsystem four years to the day since last show

It’s been four years since LCD Soundsystem broke up, something that seems to be weighing heavily on the mind of the captain, James Murphy.

I heard the new My Morning Jacket album and it’s amazing

I went to a listening party in LA for the new MMJ album, with Jim James commenting after each song. Here’s what you can expect from the new album.

How to Dress Well reinterprets ‘Pour Cyril’ with orchestral backing // LISTEN

Tom Krell is as close as you can get to a male siren — his voice is simply that beautiful and hauntingly dynamic.

Bored DJ turns airplane ambiance into mile high dance jam // WATCH

Bored DJ samples sounds from long flight. What happens next will MELT YOUR FACE

Phish announce 2015 summer tour and festival

Jam-band titans Phish have announced their summer tour plans, including the annual Labor Day run at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Colorado.

Killer Mike’s ‘fuck boy’ chant in response to fuck boy SXSW fan is all time

Proof positive why El-P and Killer Mike are brothers for life.

Help protect SF music venues from developers & new noise complaints with one minute of your time

The threat to SF’s live music scene is real, but you can take action to support new legislation that will protect established nightlife venues from new real estate development.

RUMOR: Why not Phil Lesh or Trey Anastasio for additional Fare Thee Well Bay Area shows?

Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well"

Rumored performers for the Grateful Dead 50 shows in late June at Levi’s stadium are Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Jeff Chimenti, Steve Kimock, John Mayer and Mike Gordon.

Shouldn’t Spotify let you follow along to your friend’s song selection in real time?

FEATURE REQUEST: Spotify and its users would profit if you could listen to your friends DJ in real time.

Tickets for the last Grateful Dead shows are reselling for as much as $4,000

SHOW EXPERIENCE: “Waiting for a Miracle” just took on a whole new meaning.

Help fund a new Jerry Garcia documentary

Jerry Garcia

Watch a preview and help fund the making of a new Jerry Garcia feature-length documentary.