March is generally linked to NCAA basketball. But there is something better for music lovers. Summerfest announced a good portion of the stage headliners today. Personally, I am looking forward to at least 12 on this particular list. One not on this list (but was announced today as well) is Trombone Shorty. Last year, it […]
Today starts a new chapter in Electric Mohawk’s history. My name is Rob, and I was a contributor when Brett was running the site. I wrote a few posts here and there, but due to schedules and availability, the site was put on standby. I am here to bring it back. What does that mean […]
As Daft Punk put it, “Like the legend of the phoenix. All ends with beginnings.” And that means I will be taking up the mantle that is Electric Mohawk. I remember when Brett asked me if I wanted to contribute. Over the years, I did a few articles and playlists, but I didn’t have a lot […]
After a two year silence, PJ Harvey has returned with a new single titled “Shaker Aamer”. This is the first new material released by Harvey since 2011’s Let England Shake. The song is named after, and dedicated to, the British national imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay since 2002. The song is available for stream below.
Those City Lights have released a cover track of Active Child’s “Hanging On”. The band has transitioned from an instrumental outfit to including vocalist Ben Davy for this track. Download the track for free by heading over to the Those City Lights Facebook Page.
Mike Doughty has confirmed a five-week, 32-city tour this fall, which will feature him and a new backing band performing exclusively songs by his former band, Soul Coughing. Doughty will perform songs from his new album of re-invented Soul Coughing tunes, as well as more songs that aren’t on the album. The new album will be released on September 17 by […]
Placebo have revealed the tracklisting for their upcoming 7th studio album, Loud Like Love. Loud Like Love is slated for a September 16 release, with the lead single titled “Too Many Friends”. Loud Like Love Tracklist: Loud Like Love Scene of the Crime Too Many Friends Hold On to Me Rob the Bank A Million Little […]
Rat Pack-inspired big band The Swing Set with Alex Cook recently produced a cover of Jace Everett’s ”Bad Things,” the theme song for the HBO vampire drama True Blood. The single will be released in a joint effort with Washington, D.C.’s Molotov Theatre Group, a Grand Guignol style acting troupe. People who download “Bad Things” […]
Rewind to July 4, 1991: in Chicago, the Replacements played what was then their final show. For one of the most commercially successful alternative rock bands of the 1980s, it was a sad day for music and has only caused the fervor surrounding the band to only grow more over the years. Last fall, members […]
Nine Inch Nails recently mentioned the release of a new single called “Came Back Haunted”, which premiered today. The version has been labeled as the radio edit version. “Came Back Haunted” is the lead single to the upcoming album, Hesitation Marks, and is slated for a September 3 release date.