FOX Japan: Hell

The closing track on FOX Japan's recent disc, "Hell," recounts tales of pre-pubescent revelry in early-nineties West Virginia. A spot-on portrait—complete with references to Capri Sun and and Boyz II Men—"'91" is also an apt staging ground for the West Virginia-based group's guitar-driven pop rock, which has clear references to the golden age of mid-nineties alt rock. A classically-trained composer, guitarist and vocalist Charlie Wilmoth …

TVOTR Dear Science Poster Giveaway

Since its recent release, we've had the new TV on The Radio album Dear Science on repeat at CH Headquarters. You'd think that between putting out the new album and flexing his thespian muscles in Rachel Getting Married, TV's own Tunde Adebimpe would have little time for anything else. But luckily this isn't the case, as Tunde found the time and inspiration to design this …

The Walkmen: You & Me Benefit Release

The Walkmen's new album You & Me has already been one of our oft-played summer albums. A couple years in the making and already getting a more positive response than their last release, the band's trademark lilting vocals (with appropriate nods to Dylan) and soaring arrangements make a good soundtrack for afternoon sailing or lazy bike rides. With the news of the $5 digital release …