On the heels of releasing Tell Me I'm Pretty, Cage the Elephant's Matthew Schultz sat down to chat with New Hot host David Safar to talk about the album, what it was like working with producer Dan Auerbach, and Schultz's Netflix queue.
In the run-up to the March 23 episode of New Hot, host David Safar welcomed members of the Calgary post-punk band Viet Cong into the studio to record some in-studio versions of tunes off their self-titled debut album. Stream those tracks, and watch a video of a performance of 'Silhouettes'.
Every Monday at 10 p.m. The Current's Music Director David Safar guides you through an hour of music discovery. David wants to know: what do you think of the latest singles from Cultfever, Niia and Wiley? Have a listen, then give them either a thumbs up or thumbs down!
On tour supporting his highly anticipated debut album release, Benjamin Booker stopped in to The Current studios to talk to New Hot host David Safar about how he was discovered and signed to ATO records. Booker also plays a few songs off the forthcoming album, scheduled for Aug. 19.
This week on New Hot, read about the debut of a band and the return of another, both from California, and a group who gets their name from a Velvet Underground song. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, April 2.
This week on New Hot, read about a band that got started at an open-mic night, one of America's most notorious rock bands and an act considered a Minnesota staple. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, March 19.
This week on New Hot, read about a young band from Chicago signed to a major label, a musician who brought back the "freak-folk" style and a living legend who has sold over 140 million albums. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, March 12.
This week on New Hot, read about two new bands from Thurston Moore and Trent Reznor, as well as the next solo record from The Soft Boys' Robyn Hitchcock. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, March 5.