Actor|Observer Announce New Album "The Longer Now"

Actor|Observer will release their new album, The Longer Now, on March 10th. You can pre-order the effort on Bandcamp and watch a teaser in the replies. (read full post)

Staff Recommendations: 1-25-2015

It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well. Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the podcast Gregory Robson American Aquarium and Murder By Death (read full post)

Kanye West, Rihanna, Paul McCartney Release Collaboration

The highly anticipated collaboration between Kanye West, Rihanna and Paul McCartney can be heard here. (read full post)

Ryan Adams and Mandy Moore Splitting Up

Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams are getting a divorce. (read full post)

Moose Blood "Swim Down" In London

Head to the replies to watch Moose Blood performing "Swim Down" at their headline show in London last night. The band is currently on their headline UK tour with Choir Vandals and Boston Manor. (read full post)

Never Shout Never Acoustic Tour Dates

Never Shout Never has announced the Mid Winter's Night Dream acoustic tour with Hayley Kiyoko and Me Like Bees. Dates are in the replies. (read full post)

Against The Current and Set It Off Cover "Uptown Funk"

Hit the replies to watch Against The Current and Set It Off cover "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. (read full post)

Zoe Keating: 'What Should I Do About YouTube?'

Zoe Keating writes about the problems YouTube's new music service (and the ensuing agreement they want everyone to sign) is causing for some musicians and artists on the service. My Google Youtube rep contacted me the other day. They were nice and took time to explain everything clearly to me, but the message was firm: I have to decide. I need to sign on to the new Youtube music services agreement or I will have my Youtube channel blocked. This new music service agreement covers my Content ID account and it includes mandatory participation in Youtube’s new subscription streaming service, called Music Key, along with all that participation entails. (read full post)

Nate Ruess's Solo Single Titled "Nothing Without Love"?

AllAccessMusic reported that parts of an early edit of Nate Ruess' (fun., The Format) new single called "Nothing Without Love" premiered at the iHeart Music Summit this week. That specific line in the story has since been deleted. (read full post)

MTV Talks With Fall Out Boy's Face Painted Cover Model

MTV sat down to talk with Jake Karlen, also known as the kid on the cover of Fall Out Boy's American Beauty/American Psycho. I didn’t know the band at first, and then the photographer told me [the shoot was for] Fall Out Boy. I knew their name but not their music so well. After working with Pete [Wentz] and seeing how he works with the cover and all the details he wants from it I know the details are important to him, so I went and listened to their music, and I love it. (read full post)