This week co-hosts Tamara and Jonathan McHugh have a full house! Long Beach indie darling Avi Buffalo performs two songs, Origami Vinyl record store and label founder Neil Schield dishes on music and trends, and “Breaking Bad” composer Dave Porter talks working on cable’s coolest show. Plus KCRW DJ Jason Kramer shares his pick this week, Los Angeles sextet, Races.
British electronic music duo, Orbital have announced the release of their EP “New France,” the lead single, featuring Zola Jesus, from their upcoming album “Wonky.” The “New France” EP, available March 19, features remixes of the track by L-Vis 1990, The Hydraulic Dogs, and Tom Middleton. Stream the EP in it’s entirety, here!
fun. holds the No. 1 spot atop the Ultimate chart, while Far East Movement’s “Live My Life” featuring Justin Bieber and Carrie Underwood’s “Good Girl” debut on the Top 10.
Here is Usher’s new video to “Climax”! The track, produced by Diplo, is off of the R&B pop star’s forthcoming album due out this spring.
Madonna is doing everything she can to hype up her new album “MDNA,” which is due out March 26. Here is a sneak peek at the video for her new single, “Girl Gone Wild,” which features Lady M with a slew of young, hot male dancers…..shocking, we know.
Look out Metro Station, Washington DC based pop/rock band Crash Boom Bang is getting their dance on. Take a look at the video for “V.I.P” off of their new EP, “These Wild Things.” With lyrics like “Up in the V.I.P./I want you up on me” you can’t go wrong!
Singer-songwriter Fiona Apple has revealed that her long-awaited album will be titled, brace yourself, “The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.”
We love us some rock, and Shinedown fits the bill! Check out this new video to “Bully,” off of the band’s new album, “Amaryllis,” to be released March 27.
Sub Pop Records has announced that Beach House will release their fourth studio album, “Bloom,” on May 15. The album’s lead single “Myth,” is streaming online now. Check it out here!
The Comet’s very own Idolholic, an industry insider who chooses to remain anonymous, is on the front lines of “American Idol” and reports on the results show. Yes, The Idolholic strikes again having named who would be in the bottom four. And…it’s Jeremy who gets sent home.
We are deeply saddened to report that songwriter Robert Sherman, who wrote some of the most iconic Disney songs alongside his brother Richard Sherman, including “It’s a Small World (After All)” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” passed away in London from an “age-related illness” at age 86.
Seminal goth rocker Marilyn Manson is back! Check out the thumping first single, “No Reflection,” off of his new album “Born Villain,” to be released May 1.
Singer. songwriter, producer and member of The Rescues, Rob Giles is one of our favorite artists, and his new solo album, “When We Were Happy” is a must have. Rob answers a few questions for The Comet about new music, Andy Summers and Joe Cocker recording one of his songs!
The Comet’s very own Idolholic, an industry insider who chooses to remain anonymous, is on the front lines of “American Idol” and reports on the Top 13, who perform Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston songs. Who should go home?
The Comet favorite, Cage the Elephant, has as super cool new “unofficial” video to “Always Something.” This is a must see!
Norah Jones has released “Happy Pills,” the lead single from her new Danger Mouse produced album “Little Broken Hearts,” which will hit stores May 1. We love it!
Check out the lead single, “Good Girl,” off of country star Carrie Underwood’s forthcoming album, “Blown Away.”
Pop-rock singer & songwriter Cory Lamb is currently on the road in support of his debut album, “Break the Cycle.” Check out his tour blog about his dream gig in Orlando, FL!
This week Tamara mans the ship solo because her co-host Jonathan McHugh was having too much fun in Nashville. We welcome British singer-songwriter Amy May, who performs two songs and sits on down for a Q&A. Music supervisor and renaissance man John Houlihan comes on to talk about his work on “Seeking Justice” and “Austin Powers.”
Essex-quintet Morning Parade have announced that their long-awaited, self-titled debut album will be released June 19 on Astralwerks Records.