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Yeah Yeah Yeahs name new album

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have named their new album, which the band say is due out in the spring. A cartoon post on the band’s MySpace.com/yeahyeahyeahs reveals that the follow up to 2006’s Show Your Bones will be called It’s Blitz The Yeah Yeah Yeahs revealed the title with a hand-made collage of some baby chicks asking the question, “What’s the new Yeah Yeah Yeahs record called?” while a raccoon answers ” It’s Blitz !”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Tackles Folk Music, Porn

Forget “Kumbaya” and “Home on the Range.” Next year the lyrics of punky-spunky Karen O may be heard around the campfire. While her band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are in the very early stages of a new album, Karen says they’ve been toying with some folky sounds for their follow-up to Fever to Tell. “There is some acoustic guitar – a first – and Brian [Chase] has been studying tabla, so we may throw some of that in there, too,” she said in an e-mail. “YYY campfire sing-alongs, YYYs go rustic.” While her tongue may be planted firmly in her… Read more »

Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Say 'YES New York'

New York’s finest new rock acts will be anthologized on “YES New York,” a 15-track collection due June 3 from Wolfgang Morden, the soundtrack imprint of Vice Records. The album kicks off with a previously unreleased live version of the Strokes’ “New York City Cops” recorded in Iceland, and concludes with an acoustic version of “Our Time” performed by Unitard, a side project of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. “As transplants to New York, we had spent a decade watching the New York rock scene kinda suck with too many Heartbreaker wannabes and noisy sound-alikes,” executive producers Chris White and Brian… Read more »

In Appreciation Of: Albums Turning 10 and 20 in 2023 and How They’re Refueling Festival Season

Music festival season is just on the horizon and, while we wait for the gloomy weather to pass, we can revel in the flood of music news typical of this time of year. A majority of the music festival lineups are announced in January and the festival posters set the landscape for the year in live music, foreshadowing larger tours from bands, new album cycles, and even resurgences of genres and legacy bands that might be past their peak of popularity. Pop-punk is fresh off a massive re-emergence, showcased by the success of the When We Were Young Festival in… Read more »

News Flashes 01.10.22: Paramore’s Next Single, Music Festival Lineups, and Miley Cyrus’ Teaser

— Today we talk about Paramore’s next single, upcoming music festivals, and Miley’s promo for “Flowers”. — It’s Like That with Paramore We’re starting to feel like we owe Paramore a limb after how much life they’ve been giving us. The band kept things simple by posting that they’re dropping their next single “C’est Comme Ca” on the 12th. (In case you were wondering, ‘c’est comme ça’ means “it’s like that” in French.) We’re just two days away from a new single and a month away from the entire album. If you want more good news, it was also announced… Read more »

We’re All Happier With The Happy Fits

It was past midnight after an incredible but long day of music at The Gathering. The Happy Fits were set to go on and I knew there was no way I could pass up the opportunity to talk to them beforehand.  Whenever I’m listening to an album on Spotify, when it wraps up, The Happy Fits always plays next. I’ll be dancing and jamming out, just to look down and see it’s who I should have suspected all along. The Happy Fits’ music is exactly what you would expect with a name like that. They’re energetic and fill your veins… Read more »

News Flashes 10.06.22: The Summer Set’s New Music Video, Paramore Addresses Concert Assault, and Meet Me in The Bathroom

— Today we talk about The Summer Set’s new music video, Paramore’s statement about an assault at one of their shows, and the Meet Me in the Bathroom documentary. — The Summer Set’s New Music Video The Summer Set recently dropped Blossom, their first album in six years. Now they are giving us a music video for their single “FTS”. Brian Logan Dales says, “We wrote the first version of this song almost 8 years ago, so it’s crazy to us that it’s finally gonna see the light of day. It’s our own little gospel about how important it is… Read more »

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