What’s New In Music: Alabama Shakes, M. Ward

This Week: Matthew Wars leaves She & Him and Monsters of Folk for his own sound; Alabama Shakes drop a great debut and pick up a spot on Jack White’s new tour; A collection of early 7-inches and LPs on The Dawn of Eternal Summers; Bassnectar’s speaker-splitting dubstep; Sisters Cristi Jo and Jezzica Zambri’s second effort.

Jazzfest 2012 Lineup

Jazzfest 2012 is coming up: The Eagles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters, The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Reunion, John Mayer, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, Bon Iver, My Morning Jacket, Bunny Wailer, Steel Pulse, Levon Helm Band with Mavis Staples, The Funky Meters and so many more.

Listen to Muppets: The Green Album

There’s a reason The Muppets still hold a special place in our silly hearts. Now, a tribute album is on its way, celebrating the original songs from their five year run on CBS from 1976 to 1981, and covered by My Morning Jacket, Weezer, The Fray, Andrew Bird and more.

What’s New In Music This Week

This week: My Morning Jacket drops album number six, NYC indie-duo Cults makes a first attempt, Eddie Vedder soundtracks Hawaiian bonfires, and Death Cab For Cutie grows up.

Austin City Limits Announces 2011 Lineup

Austin City Limits celebrates its 10th anniversary with a huge lineup: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, and Coldplay headline, with My Morning Jacket, TV On The Radio, Cut Copy, The Antlers, Twin Shadow, Death From Above 1979, Santigold, The Walkmen, Chromeo, Big Boi and many more.