Ola Podrida is an Austin-based band headed by film composer David Wingo. The indie folk band released its third studio album, Ghosts Go Blind, _in April and have been on tour since the beginning of May.
30 Seconds to Mars LOVE LUST FAITH DREAMS ★★★ Rock 30 Seconds to Mars is back with their fourth full-length studio album, LOVE LUST FAITH DREAMS, but unfortunately they are not better than ever.
*The National * Trouble Will Find Me ★★★★1/2 Alternative Across The National’s sixth album, Trouble Will Find Me, frontman Matt Berninger sings about feeling lonely, feeling complacent, missing his lover, getting high, and numerous other upper-class woes
She & Him
She & Him is a veteran of whipping up light and catchy pop songs with an amiable retro style, and in their latest album, Volume 3, the duo of Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward delivers another golden collection of vintage songs to breeze listeners through an upcoming summer
Modern Vampires of the City
Vampire Weekend’s third album, Modern Vampires of the City, is a far cry from their obsessive, jubilant pop.
Ryan Bingham is an Oscar and Grammy-winning, Americana musician. With an energetic new album, Tomorrowland_, Bingham has shows lined up across the country including on stop at The Lincoln Theater in Raleigh tonight.
Pickwick is a neo-soul and blues band that still maintains some of its folk roots. With a powerful new album, Can’t Talk Medicine, the group is busy touring the country and will be stopping by Local 506 tonight.
Free The Universe
Free The Universe is the second full-length album from Major Lazer, an ambitious project from DJ and producer Diplo.
The Flaming Lips
Over the years, The Flaming Lips has asserted itself as acid-bubblegum rock royalty, with brilliant psychedelic instrumentals and deliciously bizarre emotional depth.
Staff writer Charlie Shelton asked Iggy Cosky of The Lollipops more about the recording process and changes on the band’s newest release Your Royal Masochist & The Love Crusades.